The Nature of This Place

 Curriculum Guide for Grades K-8

“The Nature of this Place” is a K-8 curriculum that meets California Science Standards and offers ways for schools to connect kids to a direct experience of local ecology.

Over 500 school kids have enjoyed experiential learning with this curriculum since it was published!

Developed by the Yuba Watershed Institute (YWI), written by  Sierra Streams Institute and published by Flicker Press, lessons include:

Plant Ecology of the Sierra Nevada
Salmon Life History
Species Interactions
Ecosystem Health
Conservation in the Sierra Foothills

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