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Educational Resources (John Muir Exhibit)

found in: science; preK-2; 3-5; 6-8; 9-12

Educational Resources is a collection of resources and activities on John Muir and in environmental education for K-12 students and teachers.

Science Lesson Plans are in HTML and PDF format and are aligned with the California Academic Content Standards for Science.

Have To Have A Habitat  is a lesson for Grade 1. Students learn that different plants and animals live in different environments and describe how their external features help them survive. Links to print and audio materials are provided. Note: Some links are bad but a Google search provides the resource.

Diverse Environments is a lesson for Grade 3. Students work in small groups to research and list ten different plant and animal species found in a biome. Independently, students prepare a report on one feature of their group’s biome and present an oral report. Groups compare lists to find common species.

Earthquakes is a lesson for Grade 6. Students explore plate tectonics and its relationship to earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and mountain building.

Forest Management is a lesson for Grades 9-12. Students analyze the effects of human activity on physical and biological changes in the Sequoia forest ecosystem and evaluate the merits of differing views on how logging and fire management should be conducted.


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