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Groundwater science experiment shows importance of trees and other plants! Inspired by Earth Day, great for a HS Environmental Science class. Kid Science, Preschool Science, Middle School Science, Science Classroom, Science Lessons, Teaching Science, Science Ideas, Earth Science Activities, Science Education

Oh my goodness...I am in LOVE with this experiment idea!!!!! I can't wait until Earth Day and our Lorax unit!!!! :-)

How to Get Started with Honeybees The Prairie Homestead Potager Bio, Raising Bees, Homestead Farm, Backyard Beekeeping, Mini Farm, Save The Bees, How To Keep Bees, Hobby Farms, Urban Farming

Become a Beekeeper: 8 Steps to Getting Started with Honeybees • The Prairie Homestead

Beekeeping is one of those things that utterly fascinates me, but I haven’t added any bees to my homestead… YET. In the meantime, I love learning from homestead beekeepers such as Amy from The Vomiting Chicken. Not only are bees a wonderful addition to a homestead of any size, keeping bees has much greater importance than […]

This might look like such a simple experiment but it will definitely show the importance of having vegetation covering the soil to your kids! They will love this hands on experiment! What you’ll need: 6 empty coke bottles 1 x piece of ply wood x Science Classroom, Science Education, Teaching Science, Science For Kids, Science Activities, Forensic Science, Higher Education, Earth Science Experiments, 4th Grade Science

Soil Erosion Experiment - Life is a Garden

This might look like such a simple experiment but it will definitely show the importance of having vegetation covering the soil to your kids! They will love this hands on experiment! What you’ll need:6 empty coke bottles1 x piece of ply wood (30cm x 30cm x 2cm thick)Wood glueScissors and Stanley knifeStringSoil from the garden and compost4 SeedlingsMulch (bark chips, dead leaves and sticks)WaterStep 1Prepare three of the coke bottles by cutting a rectangular hole roughly 7cm x 25cm along the…

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Grants for Raising Honey Bees

Grants are available from the federal government and from state governments for various aspects of establishing and keeping honey bees as a business.

the beekeeper’s bible: bees, honey, recipes and other home uses - All About Gardens I Love Bees, Birds And The Bees, Buzzy Bee, Raising Bees, Vida Natural, Bee Art, Bee Happy, Save The Bees, Hobby Farms

the beekeeper's bible: bees, honey, recipes and other home uses

The Beekeeper's Bible is one of the most lovely books I have seen in a while, and certainly the most attractive amongst the other books I have on beekeeping. Unlike those I have read on the subject that focus primarily...

Together all these living and non-living things interact with one another to create a system to sustain life. The term “ecosystem” means an “ecological” system.How to make a plant in the bottle: Illustration shows cutting the top of one bottl Preschool Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science For Kids, Science Activities, Ecosystem Activities, Science Education, Higher Education, Science Penguin

Biodomes Engineering Design Project: Lessons 2-6 - Activity

In this multi-day activity, students explore environments, ecosystems, energy flow and organism interactions by creating a scale model biodome, following the steps of the engineering design process.

Bottle Ecosystem, This is the most awesome class idea to teach ecosystems! Its self contained and you can observe the activity for the rest of the year. Great science experiment to go with The Sassafras Science Adventures Volume Botany! Kid Science, Preschool Science, Middle School Science, Science Lessons, Teaching Science, Science Activities, Science Ideas, Science Curriculum, Forensic Science

Summer Fun: Ecosystem Edition

This is not my idea, but I know a good one when I see it, and I had to tuck this away to do this summer with the kids. Some kids at one of...

An Introduction to Beekeeping Learn how to set-up a backyard beehive and harvest your own honey with Beekeeping For Beginners, Raising Bees, Backyard Beekeeping, Save The Bees, How To Keep Bees, Bee Happy, Hobby Farms, Busy Bee, Bees Knees

An Introduction to Beekeeping

Did you know there are up to 80,000 bees living and working in every bee hive? That is a lot of honey! Learn how you can become a backyard beekeeper and reap the benefits of having these friends buzzing around.

Eco-Column: By: Kelsie Fronheiser, Gene Edwards, Jenny Kraus, Justin LangeIntroduction:These instructions will help you create your very own eco-column in your home or classroom. An eco-column is a self-sustaining ecosystem on a small scale Science Fair Projects, Science Lessons, Life Science, Teen Projects, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science For Kids, 5th Grade Science, Middle School Science

Eco-Column

Eco-Column: By: Kelsie Fronheiser, Gene Edwards, Jenny Kraus, Justin LangeIntroduction:These instructions will help you create your very own eco-column in your home or classroom. An eco-column is a self-sustaining ecosystem on a small scale, made of plastic sod…

The threat of invasive species - Jennifer Klos Biology Classroom, Biology Teacher, Teaching Biology, High School Biology, Middle School Science, Ap Biology, Science Resources, Science Education, Science Activities

The threat of invasive species - Jennifer Klos

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-threat-of-invasive-species-jennifer-klos Massive vines that blanket the southern United States, climbing high...

Picture Book Science Lesson: Wind Energy Energy Island is a cool story to start discussions about wind energy, renewable energy, and alternative energy with your students. Learn more about this great science picture book! Elementary Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science Activities, Science Ideas, Classroom Ideas, Primary Science, Kindergarten Science, Teaching Ideas

Picture Book Science Lesson: Wind Energy — The Science Penguin

This is the second post in my new blog series, Picture Book Science Lessons. Each post contains a favorite picture book for teaching science concepts and activity ideas to accompany the book. This post contains affiliate links. Topics: Wind Energy, Renewable Resources Focus: What a cool story! This narrative tells the true story of a community on a […]

Allow your students to learn through inquiry. They will study the impact of a factor related to human activity that threatens the sustainability of an ecosystem in your area. This activity was designed for a secondary ecology unit but can easily be adjust Science Lessons, Science Resources, Life Science, Teaching Resources, Science Projects, Science Experiments, Teaching Ideas, Science Classroom, Science Education

Human Impact on Ecosystems Assignment - Collaborative, Inquiry-Based Assessment

Allow your students to learn through inquiry with this research based, partner assignment. They will study the impact of a factor related to human activity that threatens the sustainability of a terrestrial or aquatic ecosystem in your area. The activity is in word and is fully customization.Your s...

 "The Lorax" by Dr. Man's Impact on Natural Resources: The Lorax Activity Dr Seuss Activities, Earth Day Activities, Science Activities, Science Ideas, 6th Grade Science, Primary Science, Social Science, Science Lessons, Science Fair

Man's Impact on Natural Resources: The Lorax Activity

This is an activity to accompany a lesson on man's impact on natural resources. It is to be used with the book, "The Lorax", by Dr. Seuss. Place a container or cloth on the floor somewhere in the classroom. Fill the container with 5 different items. It could be 5 colors of skittles, 5 types of noodl...

Day Experiment - Can You Undo Water Pollution? Earth Day Experiment - Can You Undo Water Pollution?Earth Day Experiment - Can You Undo Water Pollution? 4th Grade Science, Kindergarten Science, Middle School Science, Elementary Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science For Kids, Water Experiments For Kids, Earth Science Experiments

Experiment ~ Can You Undo Water Pollution?

In this experiment the kids learned just how hard it is to undo water pollution. We grabbed a bucket of clean water, some household tras...

Stampin' Up! Number of Years Zoo Babies Birthday Card! Baby Birthday Card, Birthday Cards For Boys, Birthday Numbers, Handmade Birthday Cards, 50th Birthday, Birthday Wishes, Boy Cards, Kids Cards, Cute Cards

Number of Years Zoo Babies! by Carol Payne - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

This card didn't make the cut for my #imbringingbirthdaysback stamp-a-stack. I explain why in my blog post:http://www.carolpaynestamps.com/2016/03/stampin-up-number-of-years-zoo-babies-birthday-card.html