Seed Facts Worksheet
An introduction to life cycles for second grade students. The companion piece and resulting project is the Seed Life Cycle SS viewed in the Fun Stuff section.
City Animals Lesson Plan
A directed worksheet used to introduce students to online research, compiling information from multiple sites or texts, and citing sources.
Field Notes Templates
Notes for use on field trips!
Beaconsfield Scavenger Hunt
Take your class on a scavenger hunt in Beaconsfield Canyon using this list of plants and animals or create a custom one for a hunt near your school.
Food Web Lesson
Teach about the California Coast Live Oak and all of the creatures it supports using this card game that can be printed out or ordered from an online photo resource.
The StreamTeam Project
In 2008, teachers at Joaquin Miller Elementary School started taking kids on field trips to Beaconsfield Canyon in the upper watershed. Curriculum was designed to teach students about local plants, aquatic insects, restoration and habitat.