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.​