Classroom Lesson Plans

Too far away from Duke Farms but still want to teach your students about habitats and sustainability? For those educators that can't make it out to Duke Farms, we've compiled resources for use in the classroom. 


Build a Raptor (bird of prey)  (PDF 55Kb)

 Grade 5
Developed by Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey

 
Goal: Provide students with a better understanding of number and diversity of birds around the world, with a focus on raptors, and the adaptations that help raptors survive and thrive.
Core Curriculum Content Standards 
5.1.D, 5.3.A, 5.3.B, 5.3.C, 5.3.D, 5.3.E


Shrinking Habitat  (PDF 32Kb)

 Grade 5
Developed by Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey

 
Goal: To help students to define habitat as it relates to people and animals, describe the effect of human development on plants and animals in the region, evaluate the importance of suitable habitat for wildlife, recognize that the loss of habitat is a critical problem affecting wildlife today.
Core Curriculum Content Standards 
5.1.D, 5.3.A, 5.3.B, 5.3.C, 5.3.D, 5.3.E


Deadly Links  (PDF 32Kb) 

 Grade 5
Developed by Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey

 
Goal: Provide students with examples of ways in which pesticides enter food chains and describe the consequences.
Core Curriculum Content Standards 
5.1.D, 5.3.A, 5.3.B, 5.3.C, 5.3.D

 


A Dynamic Watershed

Grades 3-6
Developed by New Jersey Audubon

 
Goal: To understand the definition of a watershed by looking at its physiographic elements and their functions.

 


 

Topo Twister

Grades 3-6
Developed by New Jersey Audubon

 
Goal:  To develop a broader understanding of the local watershed through the interpretation of United States Geological Survey topographic maps.

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