Kansas Day- Flint Hills Map Program

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Resources for teachers to integrate Kansas Day K-12!

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 This website has a ton of lesson plans about the Flint Hills and Kansas! There are some for grades and all content areas. Great for Kansas Day, Project Based Learning, and NGSS! Kansas Day, Flint Hills, Special Holidays, Plant Science, Content Area, Project Based Learning, Teacher Hacks, Tilt, Nebraska

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Wow! This website has a ton of lesson plans about the Flint Hills and Kansas! There are some for grades k-12 and all content areas. Great for Kansas Day, Project Based Learning, and NGSS!

Flint Hills Map - Middle School by Kori Green Kansas Day, Flint Hills, Plant Science, Nature Study, Flora And Fauna, Middle School, Signage, Grass, Homeschool

Flint Hills Map - Middle School by Kori Green

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Build a Solar Still - Evaporation & Condensation to Clean Water Recognize that the ocean is an integral part of the water cycle and is connected to all of Earth's water reservoirs via evaporation and precipitation processes. Earth For Kids, Solar Still, Weather And Climate, Weather Unit, Wild Weather, World Geography, Water Cycle, Middle School Science, Elementary Science

Illustrating FH Earth Cycles: 6-Panel ComicStrip

Students synthesize one of the 4 main Earth Cycles represented in the Exhibit, by creating a comic strip sequence of 6 features of the cycle, using comic/graphic art conventions of panel, caption, speech balloons, etc.

PDF of book of 37 Lesson Plans for elementary/middle school level. Fun and informative activities about all aspects of prairie Kansas Day, Flint Hills, School Levels, Elementary Teacher, Teacher Resources, Lesson Plans, Middle School, Pdf, Science

PDF of book of 37 Lesson Plans for elementary/middle school level. Fun and informative activities about all aspects of prairie

Students learn about seasons and cycles by going to the same place in an outdoor natural area (ideally) four times during the year and using all their senses to observe what is happening in nature. Festival Dates, We Are Festival, Kansas Day, Outdoor Art, Student Learning, Cosmic, Seasons, Map, Flint Hills

Seasonal Wheelscape - Outdoor Art Journal

Students learn about seasons and cycles by going to the same place in an outdoor natural area (ideally) four times during the year and using all their senses to observe what is happening in nature.

Cover illustration for The Autumn Calf, part of the LTER Schoolyard Series funded by the National Science Foundation; Narrative Non-fiction for Children Kansas Day, National Science Foundation, Trade Books, Environmental Education, Book Illustration, Book Activities, Nonfiction, Calves, Autumn

Konza Environmental Education Program

Konza Environmental Education Program at Konza Prairie, Manhattan Kansas

Student friendly printable book identifying the types of grass located in the Tallgrass Prairie. Kansas Day, Types Of Grass, Flint Hills, Teacher Resources, My Books, Printable, Student, Map, Types Of Lawn Grass

Student friendly printable book identifying the types of grass located in the Tallgrass Prairie.

A great lesson on concepts of print, place-based education, conservation, persuasive writing, and collaborative learning! Kansas Day, Concepts Of Print, Flint Hills, Print Place, Plant Science, Persuasive Writing, Teacher Resources, Conservation, Discovery

Introduction to the Flint Hills | Flint Hills Discovery Center, KS

A great lesson on concepts of print, place-based education, conservation, persuasive writing, and collaborative learning!

Everything Is Connected Kansas Day, Food Webs, Flint Hills, Food Chains, Everything Is Connected, Teacher Resources, Discovery, Exploring, Connection

Everything Is Connected | Flint Hills Discovery Center, KS

Students examine and form conjectures regarding connections between ecosystem elements - plants, animals, weather, etc., exploring food chains, food webs, dependence of organisms, interactions and dynamics in ecosystems.

Students read and see photos/videos about frog development and stages. Includes “Sing Like a Frog” activity with video clips of common frogs calling. Also “Name That Frog,” and “Virtual Froggie” activities. Kansas Day, Frog Activities, Flint Hills, Student Reading, Environmental Science, Frogs, See Photo, Teacher Resources, Plant Leaves

Students read and see photos/videos about frog development and stages. Includes “Sing Like a Frog” activity with video clips of common frogs calling. Also “Name That Frog,” and “Virtual Froggie” activities.

Even the short answer is a bit complicated: Oxen and cows are both cattle, but not all cattle are cows and oxen. The umbrella term for the animal is “cattle” (or bovines), while cows an… Tier Wallpaper, Animal Wallpaper, Wallpaper Backgrounds, Wallpaper Desktop, Wallpapers, Cow Pictures, Happy Cow, Work With Animals, Funny Farm

7th grade students use proportional relationships to calculate the percent of increase in weight for a calf pastured on burned pasture and unburned pasture.

Students will read nonfiction text, discuss and brainstorm prairie facts, then write an informative summary about what they learned.(map and text related) Kansas Day, Flint Hills, Brainstorm, Summary, Nonfiction, Students, Facts, Map, Non Fiction

Students will read nonfiction text, discuss and brainstorm prairie facts, then write an informative summary about what they learned.(map and text related)