Portfolio Category: Lessons

Plant Parts

What are the 6 plant parts? Why are plants parts important? What do plants give us? Students will know all six different plant parts and examples of how we use ...

Adaptation Creature

What do plants, insects, animals need in order to survive? What adaptations do the organisms that live in the marsh have that help them survive? Students will design a creature ...

Young Botanist

Can art be science? How do we observe science, interpret it, and communicate it to others? Why is it important to share science with others? Students carefully observe plants and ...

Wetland in a Pan

Why are wetlands important? What are ecosystem services? How do wetlands protect us? How are wetlands like sponges? Students will understand how wetlands around the Bay shoreline protect marine ecosystems ...

Web of Life

What is a food web? What does an ecosystem consist of? What are the biotic and abiotic players within an ecosystem? What is interdependence? Students will solidify their concept of ...

Watershed in your Hands

What is a watershed? What land features surround the SF Bay? Do you live in a watershed? Students will be able to describe the major geographical features of San Francisco ...

Sea Level Rise

What is causing the sea level to rise? What is thermal expansion? How does the rising sea level affect me? My community? Students will be able to describe how the ...

School Yard Report Card

How does trash make it to the bay? How do we evaluate our local environment? What is runoff and erosion? How can we improve the schoolyard environment? Students will evaluate ...

When Rain Hits the Land

What is groundwater? What is runoff? How are they different? How does water cause erosion? Why is water absorption important? Students will be able to identify what land surfaces cause ...

Life of a Raindrop

What is a watershed? How does water move through the environment? Where does it start? Where does it end? What does it bring along the way? Students will prove their ...