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!
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.
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.
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 | 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.