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Elementary School

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Geology of North America as Illustrated by Native American Stories

Robert A. McWilliams , Department of Geology, Miami Univ., Ohio

This teacher's manual and classroom project workbook deftly uses Native American stories to explain and illustrate the physical geography and geology of North America to a wide range of audiences and age levels . | PDF

Elementary School Astronomy Activities

Charlotte Pliske, Giddings Elementary School, Cleveland, Ohio

Discover the apparent path of the sun in the sky, properties of shadows, and the phases of the moon. | PDF

Playground and Classroom Astronomy Activities

Robert Flinn, Lakeside Elementary School, Cincinnati, Ohio

Learn about the orbit of planets, gravitational pull, and the scale of the solar system. | PDF

Using Native American Stories to Teach Natural Cycles

Robert Flinn, Lakeside Elementary School, Cincinnati, Ohio

Use Native American stories to teach the water cycle, the seasons, and more. | PDF

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Middle School

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Geology of North America as Illustrated by Native American Stories

Robert A. McWilliams , Department of Geology, Miami Univ., Ohio

This teacher's manual and classroom project workbook deftly uses Native American stories to explain and illustrate the physical geography and geology of North America to a wide range of audiences and age levels . | PDF

A Scale Model of the Solar System

Paul Dunford, Learwood Middle School, Avon, Ohio

Build models of the solar system at three different scales. | PDF

 

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High School

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Awesome Aggregations

Juanita Constible and Richard E. Lee, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

Use paper butterfly models to examine the adaptive value of group living in monarch butterflies. | PDF

Cryopreservation Lab

Luke Sandro, Springboro High School, Springboro, Ohio

Discover how cryoprotectants increase freezing survival. | PDF

Goldenrod Gall Fly Lab

Luke Sandro, Springboro High School, Springboro, Ohio

Investigate the fall and winter ecology of the goldenrod gall fly. | PDF

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