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Elementary Tasks

1-LS1-1 Escaping Rattlesnakes

Students use their understanding that different animals use their body parts in different ways to hear, protect themselves and move from place to place  to explain with evidence how the shape and structure of the kangaroo rat’s body helps them avoid rattlesnakes.

This task was designed by Brianna Lindberg in collaboration with Brandi Stewart from Death Valley National ParkTo learn more about Brandi Stewart, please see her biographical poster

 Link to Student Guide

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4-ESS2-2 Nevada Mountain Ranges

Students will analyze and interpret data, from maps, to construct an explanation that  the location of Nevada’s mountain ranges show evidence of patterns.

This task was designed by Heather Mangham in collaboration with Rachel Micander from the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology. To learn more about Rachel Micander, please see her biographical poster

 Link to Student Guide

Link to Teacher Resources

(Coming soon)

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