Units of Study
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A Unit of Study is coming soon. For now, you can check out the following units of study which are already discussing Marine Protected Areas.
Science of Habitat Restoration and Protection
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DESERT STORIES TODAY AND YESTERDAY
Explore Anza-Borrego Desert State Park to discover its stories of change, preservation, extinction and protection. (4th and 6th grade)
Desert Stories Unit of Study
Students are introduced to the evolutionary history and adaptations of the northern elephant seals at Año Nuevo State Reserve. (7th grade)
Elephant Seals Unit of Study
Marine Protected Area--Ano Nuevo SMCA Online Module
Learn about the California Gold Rush from Columbia State Historic Park. (4th grade)
Gold Rush Unit of Study
Explore the topic of immigration through the stories and lives of those who came through the US Immigration Station at Angel Island State Park.
Immigration Unit of Study
MONARCH BUTTERFLY LIFECYCLE AND MIGRATION
Explore the mystery of Monarch butterfly lifecycle and Migration from Natural Bridges State Park. (Kindergarten - 3rd grade)
Monarch Butterfly Life Cycle and Migration Unit of Study
Find out about the unique redwood forest ecosystems of Humboldt Redwoods and Prairie Creek Redwoods State Parks. (6th grade)
Redwood Ecology Unit of Study
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SCIENCE OF HABITAT PROTECTION AND RESTORATION
Students discover how human impacts degrade some of California's native ecosystems and habitats while getting a first-hand look at the work California State Parks has done to restore the coastal sage scrub habitat at Crystal Cove State Park. (6th-8th Grade)
Engage students in researching information about their state representatives, the law-making process, and how they, as citizens, have a voice in government. (8th (adaptable for other grades)
State Government Units of Study