Science Hour - Distance Learning

 Click on the link for articles and activities that take about an hour for students to complete.

Re-using Pine Trees (grades 5-10)

 Fire Prevention & Alternative Fuel (grades 5-10)

 Energy in Everyday Products (grades 5-10)

 Alternative Fuel Sources (grades 5-10)

Carolina Bays (grades 5-10)

Flooding and Toads (grades 5-10)

Invasive Species - The Zebra Mussel (grades 5-10)

Glaciers, Prairies, & Wetlands (grades 5-10)

Invasive Insects (grades 5-10)

Trust in Fighting Wildland Fires (grades 5-10)

Rio Grande Snake Population (grades 5-10)

Black-backed Woodpecker (grades 5-10)

WUI and Plans for Wildfires (grades 5-10)

History of Fire Suppression (grades 5-10)

Wildland Fire and Soil (grades 5-10) 

Plant Growth Due to Fire (grades 5-10)

Arthropods and Wildland Fire (grades 5-10)

Incentives and Sustainability (grades 5-10)

Wolverines and Climate Change (grades 5-10)

Analyzing by Satellites (grades 5-10)


Geographical Distribution of Trees (grades 5-10)

Ocean Surface Temperature and Wildfires (grades 5-10)

Stream and Air Temperatures (grades 5-10)


 Reading Tree Rings (grades 5-10)

Time Out! (grades 5-10)

Kipuka and Endangered Birds (grades 5-10)

Mangrove Forest (grades 5-10)

Restoring a Dry Forest (grades 5-10)

Koa Trees (grades 5-10)

Albizia Trees and Food Webs (grades 5-10)

Carbon Content in Forest (grades 5-10)

Salmon and Soil Conditions (grades 6-12)

Owl Habitats and Ranges (grades 5-10)

Memorial Gardens (grades 4-10)

Animal Tracking (grades 4-6)

Tree Movement & Climate Change (grades 4-6)

Frozen Nutrients in Glaciers (grades 4-6)

Amphibians and Climate Change (grades 4-6)

Soil Microbes (grades 4-6)

Managing Urban Growth (grades 4-6)

Ozone Levels and Tree Growth (grades 4-6)

Leaf Color Changes (grades 4-6)

Climate Change & Wildlife (grades 4-6)

Southwestern U.S. History (grades 4-6)

Black-chinned Hummingbirds (grades 4-6)

Trees and Streams (grades 4-6)

Prairie Dog Days (grades 4-6) 

Silvery Minnows (grades 4-6)

Leaf Transpiration (grades 5-10)

Anthropological Archaeologist (grades 5-10)

White-nose Syndrome (grades 5-10)

Formation of Cave Systems (grades 5-10)

Rural Areas and Climate Change (grades 5-10)

Nonnative Species and Climate Change (grades 5-10)

Managing Forest and Maintaining Water Supplies (grades 5-10)

Fire and Water (grades 5-10)

Carbon Sink or Carbon Source? (grades 5-10)

Meet Dr. Goodrick - Wildfire Predictions (Pre-K to 2nd grade)

Meet Ms. Laseter - Rainfall and Rivers (Pre-K to 2nd grade)

Meet Dr. Guo - Animal Habitats (Pre-K to 2nd grade)

Meet Dr. Sun - Land Use (Pre-K to 2nd grade)

Meet Dr. Mercer - Climate Change (Pre-K to 2nd grade)

Ecosystem Connections (grades 6-12)

Golden Eagle (grades 6-12)

Answering Scientific Questions (grades 6-12)

Resource Managing (grades 6-12)


 Creating Characters (all grades)

Go Fish, Scientist! (all grades)

Scientists, Assemble! (grades 4-12)

Studying Morel Mushrooms (grades 5-10)

Investigating Wilderness Activities (grades 5-10)

Valuing the Wilderness (grades 5-10)

Scientist and Engineer Courses (all grades)

Exploring Scientist and Engineer Cards (all grades)

Scientist and Engineer Card Game (all grades)

Meet Dr. Flitcroft - Salmon Habitats (Pre-K to 2nd grade)

Under Where? - Water Streams (grades 5-10)

What's the Nonpoint - Watersheds (grades 5-10)

Timed Travel - Water Temperature (grades 5-10)

Sediment-al Journey - Metal Concentrations in Water (grades 5-10)

Mussle Mania! - Water Quality (grades 5-10)

Green Means Clean - Water Quality (grades 5-10)

Caribbean Cruise - Watersheds (grades 5-10)

 Scientist and Engineer Cards (all grades)

 Pine Trees and Beetle Protection (grades 5-10)

Full Throttle Model (Time Warp Monograph Series)

 Water Quality (grades 5-10)

Termites and Forest Wood (grades 5-10)

Vulnerable Species (grades 5-10)

Wildland Fire and Climate Change (grades 5-10)

 Barrier Protection (grades 5-10) 

 Urban Forestry (Pre-K to 2nd grade)

 Device-ive Science (grades 5-10)


 All Over The Map (grades 5-10)


Lion in Wait (grades 5-10) 


 Invasion of the Song Snatcher! (all grades)


 Carbon Cycle (grades 5-10)


Fire Prevention Education (grades 5-10) 


 Baseball Bat Engineering (grades 5-10)