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Natural Resources Elementary Lesson

Natural Resources Elementary Lesson

This is a three day lesson for third graders about natural resources. It introduces the words and concept of renewable and non-renewable resources. It also focuses on how humans can conserve these resources as we recycle, reuse, and reduce our waste. There is a literature component and an art project at the end.


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Lauren Pate
Lauren Pate (Student)
10 years ago

This is a great authentic activity. You maximize transfer and generalizations of the concepts and optimize relevance, value, and authenticity by applying them to real-world situations of the recycle and reuse programs (UDL 3.4) You also vary the methods for response and optimize individual choice by using different assessments to test the students knowledge. I really like the final activity because that activity will allow the students to attach meaning their activity.

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I would just go back and slowly read everything. There are a few spelling and gramatical errors, but nothing major. Overall, it is a great project! I would really be interested in this lesson plan in detail.

Time spent reviewing site: 15-20 minutes