Parents and Educators: find resources for at-home and distance learning

Food

Why is it important to eat a healthy, balanced diet?
4 minutes
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2
Civics and Government

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What is sustainability?
30 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Science

Students learn about common seafood species that are threatened by overfishing and reflect on lifestyle choices they could change. Students are provided the tools to become educated consumers.

45 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Science

Students will extend and broaden their understanding of the conflicts around open access fishing, using a Socratic Seminar as a forum to discuss real issues faced by the fishing communities of Peru.

90 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Science

Students learn about the difference between industrial and artisanal fisheries while exploring the challenges of open access fishing. They play the role of a fisheries management specialist and use data on catch and catch per unit effort to determine the best management strategies for two important species.

How do Earth systems influence biological productivity?
45 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Science

Students gain an introduction to the work being conducted by The Nature Conservancy in Peru and learn how the Humboldt Current sets the stage for one of the world’s most productive fishing grounds.

135 minutes
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Kindergarten / 1 / 2
Arts, Mathematics, Science

This lesson wraps itself around the reading and discussion of a book about a little girl who learns about the materials cycle. Students are then engaged in a sorting and categorizing exercise to look at the similarities and differences between materials made by nature and materials made by people. The lesson ends in a design opportunity.

90 minutes
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2
Civics and Government, Science

Students experience Native American culture by using Creek and Cherokee methods to plant a Three Sisters garden while investigating the value of companion planting.