Download This Lesson: Ant Antics
Brief Description: Students will use the Scientific Method to examine alternative pest control methods. They will test the effect of organic controls on ants versus chemicals.
Download This Lesson: Pesticide Wise
Brief Description: Students will learn about the selection, handling, storage and disposal of pesticides. They will read about the background of pesticide use and the harm it can pose. Students will look at new vocabulary and the information given on labels to find important information.
Download The Lesson: Soil Is Not Trivial
Brief Description: Using facts about the Dust Bowl, students write questions and playa trivia activity focused around the establishment of a national soil conservation program and the importance of soil. Students then explore and/or develop a plan to address a local soil conservation issue.