EnviroAtlas Educational Materials
Overview of Educational Materials
- EnviroAtlas tools can be used in formal and informal educational settings.
- There are ready-made lesson plans for every grade level, from kindergarten through undergraduate.
- All lessons are aligned with Next Generation and State Science Standards for each grade in the Appendix.
Exploring Your Watershed (Grades K - 6)
This interactive lesson-plan module for grades K-6 encourages students to explore their local watershed through a hands-on lab, an outdoor exploratory session with maps, and an EnviroAtlas web-mapping session that can be completed with or without internet. This lesson plan is also available in Spanish!
Connecting Ecosystems and Human Health (Grades 4 - 12+)
This engaging lesson plan module for grades 4-12+ introduces students to the connections between ecosystems and human health by using an interactive web-based tool and a hands-on activity.
Intro to Ecosystem Services (Grades 4 - 6)
This suite of six mini-lessons for grades 4-6 introduces the concept of ecosystem services in a blended learning format. Each lesson can be completed in 30 minutes or less, and combined, use technology, get students outdoors, and engage students in hands-on activities.
Building a Greenway: A Case Study (Grades 9 - Undergraduate)
These interdisciplinary learning modules promote student discovery using maps, engaging students to be collaborative decision-makers while considering community factors such as environmental justice concerns. These case studies are intended for secondary education, undergraduate, and community programs.
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