Explore Living Landscapes

Superheroes TurfMutt & the Outdoor Powers are on a mission to teach
students and their teachers and families backyard science, including how
to take better care of the green spaces around them and the importance of
living landscapes. With the activities in this new hands-on science
program, you can help them save the planet one yard at a time.

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Grades K–2

Activity 1

This activity will have students thinking critically about living landscapes and their benefits to communities.

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Activity 2

Learn all about the life cycle of grass with the help of the Green Ranger and by observing real grass.

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Grades 3–5

Activity 1

Help students understand the connection between a region's climate and its living landscapes.

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Activity 2

The Outdoor Powers never work alone—take a look at the role plants play in slowing down global warming.

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Turf Mutt Saving the planet one yard at a time!

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