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Environmental Research Study

Environmental Research Study

Environmental Research Study

Appropriate for Grades: K-8

Learning Standards Covered: Science and math standards appropriate to the grade level

Program Length: 1-2 hours

Vocabulary: measurement, length, width, area, seasonal change, animal habitat, soil hardness, soil texture, depth 

Learning Objectives

  • Take repeated measurements (2-4) between different seasons
  • Compare data between measurements
  • Make inferences based on the measurements taken

Program Description

Students learn about a seasonal science topic then head outside to take measurements of the "site" (a predetermined outdoor space). Back in the classroom, measurements are graphed. Students compare the data between seasons and make inferences about the cause of these differences.