English - Sixth Grade 6.3
There is something intriguing about beavers. It is easy for us to see them in terms of human activity: engineers, architects, and homemakers. Beavers, like humans, don't just live in their environment, they change it, thereby affecting all of their neighbors. Beaver activity has shaped some park environments. This activity explores their effect. (Grades K-10)
- Location: BayLink - State Parks
- SOLs Covered: Science: K.1, K.2, K.6.17, 3.1, 2.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.10, 4.1, 4.5, 6.1, 6.2, 6.8, 6.9, 6.11, LS.1, LS.4, LS.7, LS.8, LS.9, LS.11, LS.12, BIO.1, BIO.9 .1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.7, 2.1, 2.5, 2. English: K.13, 1.3, 2.11, 3.7. 3.9. 4.7, 4.8, 5.7, 6.1, 6.3, 6.7, 6.8, 7.1, 7.8, 7.9, 8.1, 8.5, 9.4, 10.7, 10.8, 10.9
- Time Required: Time Required at the Park: 1 to 2 hours, daylight hours. Small quiet groups may glimpse a beaver in evening or early morning (special arrangements may be necessary).
- Dates: Time of Year: Any time is suitable, but in fall there will be more fresh sings, since beavers are most active then.
Caution, Warning, DANGER!
Students explore options for hazardous household waste disposal and discuss alternatives to use of hazardous products. They define words associated with toxics and see product examples. Students learn how to clean copper using non-toxic substances.
- Location: Virginia Institute of Marine Science
- SOLs Covered: Science: 6.2, 6.6, 6.7, 6.9, English: 6.3
- Time Required:
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