Learning from the Glades

The cedar glades can serve as a natural laboratory to teach many branches of science.

  • The Center for Cedar Glades Studies has assembled a group of local teachers who regularly teach science out of the cedar glades and are publishing here lessons which are described below.

Terri Hogan, Stones River National Battlefield ecologist, conducting a workshop on the glades for Rutherford County teachers.
photo by Nancy Stetten

 

Who we are:

Elementary

Marrie Lasater
teacher at Homer Pittard Campus School.

Middle School

Melissa Turentine
teacher at Cascade Middle/High School.

High School

Kim Hinton
teacher at Siegel High School.

University

 

Kim Cleary Sadler
Associate Professor of Biology at MTSU

The exercises listed below are in PDF format. Lessons may be adapted across most grade levels.

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Elementary Exercises
Middle/High School Exercises

Resources

Tennessee List of Rare Species by County