Native or Not - Upper Elementary.pdf: Students will be able to understand differences between native and non-native species of life on Mauritius, and will be able to explain how the introduction of non-native species of life can affect native species.
Elephant Conservation - Middle School.pdf: tudents will examine some of the current threats to elephant populations worldwide and explore some of the present efforts being made towards elephant conservation and protection. Students will evaluate the effectiveness of these efforts and create a mock symposium to discuss and brainstorm other effective means for elephant conservation.
Elephant Conservation - Upper Elementary.pdf: Students will examine some of the current threats to elephant populations worldwide and explore some of the present efforts being made towards elephant conservation and protection around the world. Students will consider the effectiveness of these and other conservation efforts, specifically identifying actions that seem to have the most lasting impact on protecting the elephant species.
Fossil Fuels - Middle School.pdf: Students will identify the differences between renewable energy and non-renewable energy. Students learn ways each person can conserve energy in their daily lives.
Our Endangered World - Middle School.pdf: Students identify human threats to animal populations and reasons some animals are poached. Students conduct web research an endangered animal.
The Giraffe - Upper Elementary.pdf: Students learn about the unique physical characteristics of the giraffe species and subspecies, and will explore how different subspecies’ possess unique characteristics based on their geographic location. <
The Science of Curling - Upper Elementary.pdf: Students learn about the principle of “friction,” observe how friction affects different surfaces, and identify ways that friction is found in daily life.
The Sugar Crystal Experiment - Upper Elementary.pdf: Students explorer the history of sugar cane in Mauritius, then experiment with sugar and water solutions, evaporation, and sugar crystal formation.
Underwater World - Upper Elementary.pdf: Students identify the major anatomical parts of a fish. Students conduct a simple experiment to see how fish breathe air from water, and examine how fish are able to breathe in water while humans cannot.