Lesson Plan

The Changing Forest: A Path Through Time

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Grade Level:
Fourth Grade
Subject:
Biology: Plants, Botany
Duration:
20 minutes
Group Size:
Up to 24
Setting:
in the park
National/State Standards:
North Carolina Science Standards: 4.L.1

Overview

Students explore the story of a forest, tracking and describing changes over time for an imaginary forest.

Objective(s)

1. Participants will describe human-caused and natural disturbances.
2. Participants will track and describe changes over time for an imaginary forest.

Materials

Narrator's script
Role play cards
Suggested actions for the cast
Time change cards

Materials are available at the Visitor Center.

Procedure

Last updated: April 14, 2015