K-12 Curriculum Supplements



Download Full Text (1.9 MB)

Download Table of Contents (673 KB)

Download About the Film (607 KB)

Download The Prairie Puzzle (715 KB)

Download What is it? Level 1 (710 KB)

Download What is it? Level 2 (705 KB)

Download Story of the Food Web (744 KB)

Download It's all in a name (877 KB)

Download Knowing and Naming (664 KB)

Download Diversity Dilemma (681 KB)

Download Adaptations of Prairie Plants (699 KB)

Download The Tallgrass Prairie Makes Sense (681 KB)

Download Micro-Writing: Describing Biodiversity (739 KB)

Download Bison Chips (899 KB)

Download Restoration Around the Country (690 KB)

Download Virtual Prairie Field Trip (676 KB)

Download Prairie Flows (820 KB)

Download Credits (607 KB)

Download Workshop Flier (84 KB)

Download Workshop Schedule with Presenters (51 KB)

Download Workshop Schedule with Assignments (37 KB)

Grade Level

Grades 9-12, Secondary

Document Type

Activity and Lab


Prairies--North America--Study and teaching--Activity programs;


This book is a K-12 curriculum supplement developed by the Tallgrass Prairie Center at the University of Northern Iowa to accompany the film, America's Lost Landscape. The activity guide was used in the educators' workshop held at the University of of Northern Iowa in fall 2007.


Tallgrass Prairie Center


Plant Sciences | Science and Mathematics Education


Production Team

Project Directors:

  • Dr. Daryl Smith, Tallgrass Prairie Center, University of Northern Iowa
  • Dr. Cherin Lee, Science Education, University of Northern Iowa


  • Marcy M. Seavey, Iowa Academy of Science
  • Sue Smith, Peet Junior High, Cedar Falls, Iowa

Original Date




File Format


America's Lost Landscape: The Tallgrass Prairie Activity Guide



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