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Community Health – Fishing for Change

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Fishing for change We all have a general idea of how to go about assessing our wellbeing as individuals - but how does one define or measure the wellbeing of a community? One way to form a picture is by looking at variables such as income, employment rates, crime rates, and even school dropout rates … Continue reading Community Health – Fishing for Change

Activity: Natural Pesticides Crossword Puzzles! (K-6 / 7-12)

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Crossword Puzzles! (K-6 / 7-12) Who doesn’t love relaxing with a fun crossword puzzle? Solve the clues and fill in your columns while learning about all the ways pesticides are impacting our environment and food system. Try not to peak at the answer key unless it gets too hard!

Activity: Pollution Soup (6-12)

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Pollution Soup (6-12) This fun activity demonstrates the different types and sources of pollution that damage our waterways. It introduces the concept of watersheds, and prompts students to consider how their actions affect water quality.

Activity: Area of a Leaf (6-8)

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Area of a Leaf (6-8) Time for some math! Use some of those leaves you gathered outside to practice taking measurements of irregular areas. See how different types of leaves compare and what that might tell you about the plant.

Activity: Fish Anatomy (K-5 / 6-8)

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Fish Anatomy (K-5 / 6-8) Learn about all of the parts of a fish and what they’re used for! Don’t worry if you don’t have an ECO-Cycle or a fish tank. We’ve provided a “reasonably” realistic fish model to use to identify and label each body part of our scaly friends.

Activity: Compare & Contrast Leaves (3-5)

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Compare & Contrast Leaves (3-5) Let’s go outside! Social distancing doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy nature. For this experiment, get some fresh air while collecting as many different types of leaves you can find from your yard or neighborhood. How do they all compare?

ECO-Cycle Aquaponics Kit Manual

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Aquaponics, ECO-Cycle Aquaponics Kit, Sustainable Agriculture

Everything you need to know to get growing with the ECO-Cycle.