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The Nitrogen Cycle

Students will be introduced to the concept of cycling nutrients by taking on the role of a nitrogen atom traveling through the nitrogen cycle.
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It’s A Ruffe Life: An Introduction to Invasive Species

Students begin by matching images of common invasive species with their characteristics and impacts. Students then engage in an activity that simulates the impacts of Eurasian ruffe on the natural ecosystem of the St. Louis River.
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Becoming Scientists: Engineering/Design – Culverts

This lesson uses modeling as a method for problem solving and a tool for understanding scientific principles. Evaluation, collaboration and redesigning of models will further develop student science literacy skills.