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Bird Sanctuary Lesson Plans
GK12 Program Lesson Plans
Long-term Ecological Research resources for K-12 Educators
Includes: Teacher guide for the Agriculture and Ecology Student Activity Trail.
Math Science Partnership (MSP) Project
Diversity in a Leaf Pack is a great lesson that several K-12 Partnership Teachers continue to use. The Augusta Creek that flows through Kellogg Forest has been a productive and fun place to place the leaf packs.
Carbon: Transformations in Matter and Energy (Carbon TIME)
Includes: publicly available teaching units, teacher professional development, and teacher networks based in local education agencies.
Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center Classroom Materials
Includes: Materials developed by teachers and professional educators associated with the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) with input from scientists. The materials are designed to engage students in learning about science and engineering challenges associated with producing sustainable biofuels. All materials are aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and designed to fit within the curriculum of standard K-16 science courses.
Materials include investigations, shorter stand-alone activities and readings, as well as longer integrated units.
Lessons created by KBS-based Research Experience for Teachers (RET):
Fungal Partnerships with Plant Roots and Bioenergy Production: created by, Summer 2015 GLBRC RET – Ashley Carroll (Gull Lake Community Schools)
Adapting Hands-on Bioenergy Activities for an Alternative Online High School: created by, Summer 2013 GLBRC RET- Matt Hawkins (Gull Lake Community Schools)
Analyzing Water Usage by Bioenergy Crops: created by, Summer 2012 GLBRC RET – Marty Green (Plainwell Schools)
Lessons for Teaching Evolution: compiled by students participating in the Teaching Evolution project, summer 2015
Includes: Box Car 2D, an interactive website where users can evolve cars using genetic algorithms
Gull Lake Gateway Academy & KBS Partnership
Includes: Alternative High School lesson plans (hands on modules to compliment the Edgenuity online curriculum used by Gateway Academy at Gull Lake Community Schools in Richland, MI), 5 modules covering heredity, how to use a microscope, energy in cells, human impact and the environment, cycles of matter, growing Wisconsin Fast Plants.