Educator Resources: New York State Environment

Part of Hall of New York State Environment.

A diorama in the Hall of New York State Environment shows soil, plants, and tree species.
This hall uses a particular area—the village of Pine Plains and Stissing Mountain in Dutchess County—as a case study to explore the environment of New York State.

This area contains mountains, lakes, forests, and farmland. 

Use the guide to help your students identify and explore patterns and interactions between abiotic factors (rocks, water, seasons) and biotic factors (plants, animals).

Educator Guide and Materials