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Sagebrush Ecosystems Poster

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service- Department of the Interior

Sagebrush ecosystems are a major component of landscapes in the western U.S. and provide vital habitat to a wide array of wildlife species.  However, sagebrush ecosystems have been dramatically impacted by disturbances in the past several decades. This fun poster will give students a better understanding how climatic and soil conditions influence sagebrush ecosystems and forecasting how sagebrush ecosystems may change in the future.

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Students learn about the challenges of planning for development while still protecting important farmland, forestland and wildlife habitat. This two-part lesson allows students to brainstorm creative solutions using critical thinking, math, teamwork and problem solving skills.

This lesson includes three raised-relief maps, a lesson and corresponding activity that has has colored wooden blocks to complete it with.

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Students learn about the challenges of planning for development while still protecting important farmland, forestland and wildlife habitat. This two-part lesson allows students to brainstorm creative solutions using critical thinking, math, teamwork and problem solving skills.

This lesson includes three raised-relief maps, a lesson and corresponding activity that has colored wooden blocks to complete it with.

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**  Please describe in the comments how you would use this resource including any collaborations with other classes in your school.

 

 

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Students learn about the challenges of planning for development while still protecting important farmland, forestland and wildlife habitat. This two-part lesson allows students to brainstorm creative solutions using critical thinking, math, teamwork and problem solving skills.

This lesson includes three raised-relief maps, a lesson and corresponding activity that has has colored wooden blocks to complete it with.

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** Please describe in the comments how you would use this resource including any collaborations with other classes in your school.

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What are Bryophytes? What are Lichens? Are these organisms different? This pamphlet will cover those exact questions, as well as their purpose within the forest ecosystem. Included are great, in depth, pictures of their differences and the many environments in which they can be found.

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Forests are a defining feature of the Pacific Northwest. This short pamphlet discusses how the carbon and nutrient cycle in forests is crucial for evaluating forest productivity, composition and diversity. It also touches on other aspects of the forest ecosystem such as: climate change, nutrition and sustainability, fire effects, old growth restoration and forest-stream linkages.

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101 Common Mosses, Liverworts & Lichens of the Olympic Peninsula

Martin Hutten, Karen Hutten, Andrea Woodward

This fun field guide will help students learn about the many different types of mosses, liverworts and lichens! The descriptions are very user friendly and include up-close pictures of each different plant form with details on their purpose and where they can be found. This item will need to be returned.

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Pumpkins

Mary Lyn Ray

This is a story about a field and a man who loved it enough to do something to save it from development. Based on the author’s personal efforts to protect the land, this story broadcasts a deliberate and timely environmental message that, like the intentionally nameless protagonist, anyone can make a difference.

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‘Til the Cows Come Home

Jodi Icenoggle

The author lassos a traditional Jewish folktale, "The Button Story", sets it in the American West, and rigs it up with tongue-tingling cowboy language to create an engaging story.

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This kit accompanies the ‘Til the Cows Come Home Literacy Project. The Ag Tag Matching Game links commodities to their many by-products and shows how even “waste” materials can be made into something useful. Click here for the lesson plan. If you would like the book, please check it out separately. This whole kit needs to be returned. 

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