Middle School - Prairie Week Curriculum
This is a week-long set of curricula designed to walk students through the ecology of the prairie, specifically targeting the tallgrass prairie. Students will also be introduced to the use of scientific data to solve problems and find answers.
Each day is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards for a middle-school audience.
Day 1 - The Prairie, an introduction
Day 2 - Precipitation on the Prairie
- Day 2 - PowerPoint presentation
- Day 2 - Teacher's Guide
- Precipitation - data set #1
- Precipitation - data set #2
- Precipitation - data set #3
Day 3 - A Healthy Prairie
Day 4 - Maintaining a Prairie
Day 5 - Restoring a Prairie