Educational Resources

Henry the Heron

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 Our Conservation Capsules

Grade
Appropriate
Lesson
Title
VA Science
SOL Addressed
Pre K Is your Mama a
Lama
X
Pre K Pumkins K.4   K.6
Pre K Estivation Box X
Pre K Apple Life Cycle K.4, K.6, 1.4
Pre K – 1 Reduce, Reuse,
Recycle
K.11  1.8
PreK –
2nd
Tops or Bottoms
a lesson on vegetables
1.4
PreK –
2nd
Butterfly Life
Cycle
K.6, 1.5, 2.4
PreK –
3rd
Honey Bee Puppet
Show
4.4
Prek –
3rd
Soil Babies 3.7  3.8
3.9  3.10
K Exploring Your
Senses Within Ecosystems
K.2
K In a Nut Shell K.9
K-2nd Matter, Solids
Liquids Gasses
K.5  1.3
2.3
K- 3rd Rain Gardens 1.7   2.6
2.8   3.7   3.8
K-6  Bird Migration X
K-
Adults 
Who Polluted the
River
K.5,1.8,2.8,3.8,
4.5, 5.7,6.5,LS12,ES7
K-
Adults 
Bats K.6, 1.5, 2.4,
2.5, 3.5, 3.6, 4.3, 5.5, LS.8
1st Motion 1.2
1st Animals &
Their Habitats Henry Heron
1.5  1.7
1.8
1st  A Tree of
Seasons
1.7
1st – 2nd Matter w/
Oobleck
1.3   2.3
1st – 2nd Animal Behaviors
and Seasonal Changes
1.7  2.7
1st – 2nd Soy Boys and
Girls
2.8
1st – 2nd Beyond the Beef 1.5, 1.8, 2.5
1st- 4th Its Got to Come
from Somewhere
1.8   2.8
3.10   3.11   4.8
1st –
Adult
Storm Water
Limbo
1.8, 2.5, 3.6,
3.10, 4.5, 4.8, 5.7, 6.5
1st –
Adult
Cooking Up
Trouble
1.8, 2.8, 3.10,
4.5, 4.8, 5.7, 6.7, LS12
2nd Magnets 2.2
2nd Life Cycle of a
Frog
2.4
2nd-3rd Understanding
Economic Resources
1.8  2.8
3.10  4.9  
3rd Living Systems 3.5  3.6
3rd –
6th 
Clean Up
Wetlands
3.1  3.10
4.5  4.9  6.7  
3rd –
6th 
Barges and their
“Huge” impact
3.10,4.5, 4.9,
5.7, 6.1, 6.5, 6.7, 6.9
3rd –
6th 
A Land Fill is
No Dump
3.1  3.10
3.11  4.1  4.8
5.1  6.9
3rd –
6th 
Incredible
Journey
3.3, 3.9, 3.10,
4,9, 5.4, 6.5
3rd –
6th 
Scout Programs X
3rd-
6th 
Luscious Layered Landfill and the Anatomy of a Landfill 3.1  3.11
4.1  4.8  5.7
6.5  6.7  6.9
3rd –
6th 
Soil Profile
Tubes
3.7 and 4.8
3rd –
6th 
Soil Erosion
Demos
3.7, 3.10, 4.8,
5.7e, 6.5c
4th VA Soils 4.9
4th Jamestown
Critters
VS.3, Lang(4.1,
4.2, 4.3), 4.5, 4.8  4.9
4th Natural
Resources – Forest Powerpoint
4.8
4th Natural
Resources – Soil Powerpoint
4.9
4th –
Adults
The Tragedy of
the commons
4.5f, 4.9, 5.7g,
6.9, ES6, EPF1,8,9
5th Natural
Resources – Ocean Powerpoint
5.6
5th – 8th Owl Pellets 5.5, LS.3, LS.4,
LS.5
5th – 8th Energy/Plasma
Ball
5.1h, 5.2a,
5.2b, 5.3a, 5.4a, 5.4c
6th Natural
Resources – Watershed Powerpoint
6.5  6.7
6.9
7th  How Long Will It
Be There
LS.1, LS. 10,
LS. 11
7th  Natural
Resources – Ecosystems Powerpoint
LS. 7, LS.9,
LS.10, LS. 11, LS.12
9th  Advanced Topo
Lessons
Earth Science 1
9th –
12th
Envirothon Team ES.1, ES.4,
ES.5, ES.6, ES.8, ES.9
9th –
12th
Jeopardy 6.7, 6.9, LS.6,
LS.8, LS.10, LS.10, LS.11, LS.13, ES.6, ES.8
All
grades
Water Testing 4.5, 5.1, 5.5,
6.5, 6.7, 6.9
All
grades
Water
Monitoring/Stream Monitoring
4.5, 5.1, 5.5,
6.5, 6.7, 6.9
All
grades
Save Our Streams
Monitoring
4.5, 5.1, 5.5,
6.5, 6.7, 6.9
All
grades
Enviroscape  6.5, 6.7, 6.9
All
grades
Rain Barrel
Workshop
X
All
grades
Stream
Ecology/Kids in the Creek
4.5, 5.1, 5.5,
6.5, 6.7, 6.9

 

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