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MS-LS2-4 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

  • Grade: Middle School
  • Discipline: Life Science
Construct an argument supported by empirical evidence that changes to physical or biological components of an ecosystem affect populations.

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Wolf Town Hall Classroom Visit

Students explore contrasting perspectives about wolf and wildlife management through mock town hall meetings. Cross-cutting Concept: Wolves are controversial in the valley of Jackson Hole, and beyond. There are many different stakeholder interests; finding a middle ground is challenging. Vocabulary: Fact vs. Myth, Mediator/Facilitator, stakeholders, controversy

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Earth History Classroom Visit

Students learn about what geologists study, learn about local rocks and rock types in an interactive rock lab, and re-create the Teton mountain range and glaciation process with a hands-on model. This program is offered in two versions, 1st-3rd grade and 4th-6th grade. 1st-3rd Grade Option: By the end of the program students should understand […]

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