1st Grade - Similarities and Differences
Goals: This unit sensitizes students to the environment and excites them about exploring nature. The students will compare their home environment with the environment in the park. They will begin to discuss biodiversity and its importance in nature.
Objectives: By completing this unit the students will be able to:
These objectives will be achieved in three stages:
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Did You Know?
Fire is an important factor in protecting the prairie. Historically, fires burned across the prairie every 4 to 7 years. Fires burn the small trees that would otherwise march across the prairie and turn the grasslands to forest.