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7th Science Rocks!

Friday, April 21

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Daily Objectives:

1.  Human activities have changed the land, oceans and atmosphere of the Earth, resulting in reduction of the number and variety of wild plants and animals, sometimes causing the extinction of species
2.  Explain how human activities (urban development, farming, etc) changed the surface of the Earth and affect the survival of organisms
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INVASIVE SPECIES FIELD TRIP

1.  In School Activities:

a.  Wanted Posters: to be completed in school today— 

  https://magic.piktochart.com/output/9810740-invasive-species-wanted-poster

http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/alpena_youth_explore_impacts_of_invasive_rusty_crayfish_within_their_local   (scroll down to see this one)

Invasive Species Lists:

West Michigan Conservation Network, MSU \

https://www.stewardshipnetwork.org/west-michigan-conservation-network

 Midwest Invasive Species Network:

http://msue.anr.msu.edu/resources/midwest_invasive_species_information_network

 Minnesota Sea Grant http://www.seagrant.umn.edu/ais/

 

b.   Write a letter to a local florist about Oriental Bittersweet

c.  Use  photos from the park and use these to create either:

1.  movie,  2. slide show    3.brochure

To educate the public/ community about Invasive species

d..  Use your Sketch – Field Drawings at the park to create a poster, a brochure,

To educate the public/ community about Invasive species

Eastmanville Bayou:

The class visited the Eastmanville Bayou of the Grand River, near the intersection of 68th Ave and Leonard St NW.

This is our park – we have partnered with Ottawa County and adopted this park to improve the park and take responsibility for part of its care.

Students revisited the information about the invasive species, vectors, the water cycle, native species, completed soil testing …. this was a great day!

Students pulled Garlic Mustard and Dames Rocket!  Wow!  Super Effort!

 

HOMEWORK:  STUDY & REVIEW!  Quiz #2 Monday…. 

 

 

 

 

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