Sucker Creek Preserve Tour

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
EE Site
Field Trip/Tour
Guide
Resource Person
Abstract: 

Preservation
After completing this activity, students will be able to have a better understanding about:
-Water processes, geology, archeology, biodiversity, native plants and their communities, bird identification and environmental preservation and its benefits.

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ENVIRONMENTAL LITERACY SCOPE AND SEQUENCE
SYSTEM CONCEPT(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
cycles
ecosystems
knowledge
migration

SYSTEM BENCHMARK(S) TO BE ADDRESSED FOR GRADES PreK-2, 3-5, 6-8:
Grades PreK-2
A-1 Social systems and natural systems are made of parts.
Grades 3 - 5
B-1 In social and natural systems that consist of many parts, the parts usually influence one another.
Grades 6 - 8
C-3 Social and natural systems are connected to each other and to other larger or smaller systems.

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MINNESOTA ACADEMIC STANDARDS
MINNESOTA SCIENCE STANDARD(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
K.IV.G.1 - The student will observe and describe the environment using the five senses.

1.IV.B.1 - The student will observe and describe how plants and animals grow and change.

2.IV.C.1 - The student will observe and describe some features of plants and animals that allow them to live in specific environments.

3.IV.C.2 - The student will know that changes in a habitat can be beneficial or harmful to an organism.

4.IV.B.1 - The student will classify plants and animals according to their physical characteristics.

4.III.A.1 - The student will identify and investigate environmental issues and potential solutions.

5.IV.E.1 - The student will recognize that individuals of the same species differ in their characteristics and that sometimes the differences give individuals an advantage in surviving and reproducing.

6.I.B.2 - The student will distinguish among observation, prediction and inference.

7.IV.C.1 - The student will provide examples of the potentially irreversibile effects of human activity on ecosystems.

7.IV.C.2 - The student will define a population as all individuals of a species that exist together at a give place and time.

8.III.A.1 - The student will identify and research an environmental issue and evaluate its impact.

8.III.A.2 - The student will describe how features on the Earth's surface are created and constantly changing through a combination of slow and rapid processes of weathering, erosion, sediment deposition, landslides, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.

9-12.I.C.4 - The student will know that technological changes and scientific advances are often accompanied by social, political, environmental and economic changes.

9-12.I.D.3 - The student will compare and contrast the differences between scientific theories from other bodies of knowledge, and the importance of each in a science discussion.

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Posted by Natural Innovations

Author: 
Pelican River Watershed District
Topic Areas: 
Geology
Stewardship
Water
Target Audience: 
Adult
Citizen and Youth Groups
Grades Pre K-12
Higher Education
Geographic Location: 
Northwest
Fee: 
No
Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
Yes
Season: 
fall preferably
Contact(s) or order information.: 

Pelican River Watershed District
Denise Baer
PO Box 1043, Detroit Lakes, MN 56502
(218)846-0436
dbaer@lakesnet.net
www.prwd.org

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