Grades 6-8

Join Fall in the Field Instructors Maya Shoemaker, Sami Wolniakowski, and Sunya Ince-Johannsen as we learn about ethnobotany and some of the medicinal and edible plants that live in the Rogue Valley.

5.LS2.1 Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment. (System and System Models) (Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems, Cycles of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems).

MS-LS1-6. Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for the role of photosynthesis in the cycling of matter and flow of energy into and out of organisms [Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on tracing movement of matter and flow of energy.] [Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include the biochemical mechanisms of photosynthesis.]

HE.1.7.3 Explain the interrelationships of physical, mental, social, emotional, and environmental health in adolescence.

Lesson taught, recorded, and prepared by Maya Shoemaker, Sami Wolniakowski and Sunya Ince-Johannsen.

Supplemental Materials

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