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Table of Contents

A Guide For Educators To The Nature Center

Introduction

Michigan Benchmarks

Nature Center Lessons Grades K-3

  1. Scavenger Hunt (K - 3rd Grade)

  2. Plant and Animal Types (K - 1st Grade)

  3. Seeds (1st - 2nd Grade)

  4. Life Cycles (2nd - 3rd Grade)

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 Nature Center Lessons Grades 3 - 7

  1. Collecting Soil Samples (3rd - 6th Grade)
  2. Observing Soil Samples (3rd - 6th Grade)
  3. Observing Soils Sizes (3rd - 6th Grade)
  4. Food Webs In Habitats Vocabulary
  5. Food Webs In Habitats (5th - 7th Grade)
  6. Other lessons from Huron County Schools recomended for use with The Huron County Nature Center experience.

    Teachers Evaluation Form

Nature Center Lessons Grades 5 - 8

  1. Observing Ancient Shoreline Ridges (5th - 8th Grade)

  2. Land Succession In Michigan (5th - 7th Grade)
    Succession Worksheets
    Succession Teachers Background

  3. Other lessons from Huron County Schools recomended for use with The Huron County Nature Center experience.

    Teachers Evaluation Form

Nature Center Lessons Grades 7 - 12

  1. Plant and Animal Populations (9th - 10th Grade)
  2. Southern Mich Succession: Pioneer
  3. Southern Mich Succession: Perennial Grass Community
  4. Southern Mich Succession: Mixed Herbaceous Perennial Community
  5. Southern Mich Succession: Shrub Community
  6. Southern Mich Succession: Intolerant Tree Community
  7. Southern Mich Succession: Mid-tolerant Tree Community
  8. Southern Mich Succession: Tolerant Tree Community

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The Huron County Nature Center Wilderness Arboretum is a non-profit organization run and staffed by volunteers who love nature and Huron County. If you would like to participate as a volunteer, we welcome you. To become a volunteer please print out the Volunteer Form and Mail to: Huron County Nature Center
P.O.Box 462
Port Austin, MI 48467
Phone: 989-551-5400 (Leave Message)

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