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4th Grade: The Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI) Curriculum

Below you will find EEI Curriculum final units for 4th grade. Many of the PDF files are large (10 to 60 MB or more) and may require significant download time, depending upon the type of Internet connection you are using.

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4th Grade Standard Units
Cover 4.1.3-4.1.5. Reflections of Where We Live. Click to enlarge image. 4.1.3./4.1.5.
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Reflections of Where We Live

Teacher’s Edition (PDF, 53.4 MB)
Teacher’s Masters (PDF, 4 MB)
Student Workbook (PDF, 11.7 MB)
Visual Aids (PDF, 25.2 MB)
Visual Aids (Projectable Format PDF, 19 MB)
Dictionary (PDF, 7.3 MB)
Word Wall Cards (PDF, 15.7 MB)
Information Cards (PDF, 9 MB)
• Reader: California Natural Regions (PDF, 28 MB)
• NGS Maps: Human Geography (30x39) (PDF, 23 MB), Natural Regions (30x39) (PDF, 3 MB), Political (30x39) (PDF, 18 MB), and California Climate Zones (11x17) (PDF, 322 KB), Human Geography Student Version (11x14) (PDF, ), and Natural Regions Student Version (11x14) (PDF, )
Cover 4.2.1. California Indian Peoples and Management of Natural Resources. Click to enlarge image. 4.2.1.
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California Indian Peoples and Management of Natural Resources

Teacher’s Edition (PDF, 54 MB)
Teacher's Masters (PDF, 2 MB)
Student Workbook (PDF, 3 MB)
Student Edition (PDF, 15 MB)
Visual Aids (PDF, 18 MB)
Visual Aids (Projectable Format PDF, 14.2 MB)
Dictionary (PDF, 3 MB)
Word Wall Cards (PDF, 5 MB)
Information Cards (PDF, 9 MB)
Reader: California Natural Regions (PDF, 27 MB)
NGS Maps: California Tribal Regions (PDF, 4 MB) and Natural Regions (PDF, 3 MB)
Cover 4.2.1. Cultivating California. Click to enlarge image. 4.2.6.
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Cultivating California

Teacher’s Edition (PDF, 37 MB)
Teacher's Masters (PDF, 5 MB)
Student Workbook (PDF, 4 MB)
Student Edition (PDF, 9 MB)
Visual Aids (PDF, 16 MB)
Visual Aids (Projectable Format PDF, 12.5 MB)
Dictionary (PDF, 7 MB)
Word Wall Cards (PDF, 12 MB)
Information Cards (PDF, 5 MB)
NGS Maps: Human Geography (PDF, 23 MB) and Political (PDF, 18 MB)
Cover 4.2.a Plants: the Ultimate Energy Resource. Click to enlarge image. 4.2.a.
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Plants: the Ultimate Energy Resource

Teacher’s Edition (PDF, 55 MB)
Teacher's Masters (PDF, 5 MB)
Student Edition (PDF, 11 MB)
Student Workbook (PDF, 5 MB)
Visual Aids (PDF, 22 MB)
Visual Aids (Projectable Format PDF, 16 MB)
Dictionary (PDF, 4 MB)
Word Wall Cards (PDF, 5 MB)
Information Cards (PDF, 13 MB)
Posters: Mojave Ecosystem (PDF, 9 MB), Freshwater Streams (PDF, 13 MB), and North Coastal Forests (PDF, 9 MB)
NGS Map: Natural Regions (PDF, 28 MB)

Cover 4.2.b. The Flow of Energy Through Ecosystems. Click to enlarge image. 4.2.b.
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The Flow of Energy Through Ecosystems

Teacher’s Edition (PDF, 37 MB)
Teacher's Masters (PDF, 6 MB)
Student Workbook (PDF, 9 MB)
Visual Aids (PDF, 10 MB)
Visual Aids (Projectable Format PDF, 4.7 MB)
Dictionary (PDF, 3 MB)
Word Wall Cards (PDF, 6 MB)
Information Cards (PDF, 6 MB)
NGS Map: Natural Regions (PDF, 28 MB)

Cover 4.2.c. Life and Death with Decomposers. Click to enlarge image. 4.2.c.
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Life and Death with Decomposers

Teacher’s Edition (PDF, 76 MB)
Teacher's Masters (PDF, 1 MB)
Student Workbook (PDF, 20 MB)
Visual Aids (PDF, 11 MB)
Visual Aids (Projectable Format PDF, 10.3 MB)
Dictionary (PDF, 4 MB)

Word Wall Cards (PDF, 9 MB)
Information Cards (PDF, 10 MB)

Cover 4.3.3. Witnessing the Gold Rush. Click to enlarge image. 4.3.3.
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Witnessing the Gold Rush

Teacher’s Edition (PDF, 37.6 MB)
Teacher’s Masters (PDF, 1.5 MB)
Student Edition (PDF, 5.5 MB)
Student Workbook (PDF, 1.7 MB)
Visual Aids (PDF, 12 MB)
Visual Aids (Projectable Format PDF, 10.3 MB)
Dictionary (PDF, 4.2 MB)
Word Wall Cards (PDF, 5.5 MB)
Information Cards (PDF, 1.5 MB)
NGS Maps: Human Geography (PDF, 23 MB) and Political (30x39) (PDF, 18 MB)
Cover 4.3.d. Microorganisms and the Human World. Click to enlarge image. 4.3.d.
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Microorganisms and the Human World

Teacher’s Edition (PDF, 41.3 MB)
Teacher’s Masters (PDF, 3.4 MB)
Student Workbook (PDF, 3 MB)
Student Edition (PDF, 9 MB)
Visual Aids (PDF, 20.3 MB)
Visual Aids (Projectable Format PDF, 17 MB)
Dictionary (PDF, 3 MB)
Word Wall Cards (PDF, 5 MB)
Information Cards (PDF, 7.3 MB)
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Last updated: June 29, 2011
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