Rangers have developed lesson plans for the classroom and the field that follow Standards of Learning in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. Please feel free to use these materials on your own or with a ranger.
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It can be tough to figure out whether something is living or nonliving. A good definition of "life" has eluded biologists for millennia, and living things can look very different at different stages in their life cycles. Students will explore the characteristics of living things by describing mystery bag items.