Chock-full of instructional tools, our Nature Unleashed Teacher Guide equips you to help your elementary students meet several Missouri grade-level expectations through the study of Missouri’s ponds, forests and prairies.
Browse the Nature Unleashed table of contents, unit timeframes, lesson plan components, field safety precautions, work sheets, activities, assessment strategies, resource and GLE lists and more.
It’s all Connected includes vocabulary, objectives, notes, transparency masters, activities and an assessment tool to help you teach how living and non-living things combine to form an ecosystem.
Using three Missouri ecosystems as examples, It’s What’s Inside That Counts includes lots of resources and one GLE to help you teach how ecosystems develop through the interactions of living and non-living things.
Packed with classroom tools and covering five GLEs, Having What it Takes—to Survive equips you to teach how specialized structures in plants and animals help them survive in specific ecosystems.
Including lots of resources and covering six GLEs, Chain of Foods helps you teach how the sun’s energy passes through an ecosystem’s producers and consumers, and how the loss of one population affects the whole food chain.
Including lots of classroom resources and covering two GLEs, You Eat What?! helps you teach students about ecosystem consumers, scavengers and decomposers.
Loaded with classroom tools and covering two GLEs, You Want Flies with That? helps you teach concept of predator and prey in relationship to other organisms in an ecosystem.
With lots of classroom tools and covering one GLE, It All Makes Sense equips you to teach how an ecosystem’s populations constantly rebalance in response to natural forces or manmade disturbances.
Lots of classroom tools and one GLE help you teach that Humans Are Organisms, Too and can create beneficial or harmful effects on living and non-living parts of the ecosystem.
Additional Nature Unleashed teaching resources include a depth-of-knowledge chart, performance-event template, scoring guides for writing and speaking, field-trip planning guide, pre- and post-test, assessment item bank, and ecosystem cards key for chapter 5.