Protecting Our Watersheds!

4th Grade Curriculum

Theme: Food Webs & Ecosystems

Nine immersive lessons ranging from soil and weathering to coastal marine ecosystems. Students experience hands-on learning through classroom experiments culminating in an end of the year field trip to visit the lower San Luis Obispo Creek Estuary along the Bob Jones Trail including local interactive field journal activities.

Lesson 1

English Lesson Plan

Plan de Lección de Español

Soil Scientist Interview

Soil Art Activity

Lesson 2

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Lesson 3
Erosion & Deposition

Lesson 4
The Gold Rush and our Watersheds

Lesson 5
Local Ecosystems

Lesson 6
Food Webs

Lesson 7
Plant and Algae Adaptations

Lesson 8
Animal Adaptations

Lesson 9
Coastal Marine Ecosystems

Harold J. Miossi Charitable Trust & San Luis Coastal Unified School District Partnerships

“We appreciate the Miossi Charitable Trust and Creek Lands Conservation for helping San Luis Coastal Unified School District to engage students in outdoor nature experiences” -Kimberly McGrath, Assistant Superintendent for Educational Services at (SLCUSD)

“This opportunity to support SLCUSD at a level that can engage every student in learning to love and protect Central Coast ecology is in keeping with the legacy Harold J. Miossi wanted to leave” -Howard Carroll, Trustee of the Harold J. Miossi Charitable Trust

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