Level 1 (Pre-K - Grade 2)

In Level 1, lower elementary students examine the ecosystem of their school grounds through eight activities.


Lesson 1: Census With Your Senses

Students inventory plants and animals on their school grounds.

Lyrics: Look Around 

Students inventory animal homes and study the tools animals use when making them.  
Reproducible: Animal Home Bingo
Lyrics: H-O-M-E-S
Students learn how energy flows through a community.
A creative drama that helps students learn about the water cycle.
Students compare their own needs with those of animals.
Students learn how important adaptation is for survival. 
Help-wanted ads show students how plants and animals benefit the community.


















Ecology for Very Young Learners

Five hands-on activities for 4- and 5-year-olds introduce them to different areas of the environment.​