Good Environmental Practices Teacher Resources
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Oil spills and other bad environmental practices can lead to disastrous results for the plants and animals of the earth. In small groups, learners investigate and discuss several images showing the effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. They reconvene and discuss other pollution issues that have similar effects, but are closer to home.
3rd Science 35 Views 34 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Nature and the Environment in Postwar Japan
Japan has a complex relationship with the environment. Explore this relationship with your class through this resource. Included are thought questions, several activity ideas that range from writing, to discussion, to research, and an idea for a theoretical conversation about attitudes toward nature.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
City Council Simulation: Improving Cardinal City’s Environment
Assuming the roles of city council members or special interest groups, your young learners will simulate a situation in which they must decide how to spend an $800,000 grant allocated for local environmental improvements. They will discover the roles of city council members and how their decisions directly or indirectly affect local government.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Comprehension 4
Ever needed a reason to stop eating meat? Read this interesting (and slightly disgusting) passage with your class to assess reading comprehension. Eight questions follow, and the focus is on recall, author's purpose, and passage structure. A great resource to study writing an argument.
11th - 12th Language Arts 57 Views 141 Downloads
Action Projects Gallery
In collaborative groups, mindful environmental studies students select and participate in an action project to increase awareness or contribute to minimizing global warming. Seven categories are provided to choose from. Learners research and discuss case studies and then prepare themselves for action.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Reading Comprehension 5: Level 10
Whether used as a reading comprehension assessment, as the basis of a mini-lesson on reading strategies, or as extra practice, this exercise will prove to be valuable because of the answers and explanation key that accompanies the worksheet.
9th - 10th Science 25 Views 92 Downloads
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Learn about the environmental three Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) in a modern day version of Dickens' Christmas Carol with an ecological twist. Discover where plastic comes from, where it collects, and one potential fate as Plastic Bottle Scrooge receives visits from Plastic Past, Present, and Future.
Pre-K - 6th Science 4 Views 1 Download
Comparing American Indian and European Economic Systems
High schoolers explore Native American culture by examining their economy. In this financial history activity, students define the European economies as capitalist while finding the opposite for Native Americans. High schoolers research Montana Tribal websites for further information and define the different tribes that inhabited Montana.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
El Misterio del los Mayas (The Mystery of the Mayas)
Students, working in groups, research different aspects of the Mayan society of the classical period. They study the rise and fall of the civilization and present the information in multimedia presentations.
9th - 12th Languages 6 Views 25 Downloads
Using Products Wisely to Conserve Energy 2
In this using products wisely to conserve energy worksheet, students choose a home electronic item from a chart, record number of hours usage per month, use the average wattage chart to calculate monthly electrical cost, and conclude what can be done to reduce that cost.
5th - 6th Math 3 Views 38 Downloads
Planning For a City's Future
High schoolers examine how geography and history help a city plan for its future. Using the Internet, they research the history and geography of a city of their choice. They write a report on how the present leaders can use this information to help them plan for the future.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Inventing The Future
Students participate in activities that allow them to explore their future. Thirteen activities are listed and described which include topics such as education, resolutions, job interviews, inheritance, and environmental issues. Hands-on activities allow students to discover how choices and actions affect the future.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 72 Downloads
Healthy Heart Parent Night
Learners use a smoke analysis machine and create a visual display to show risks involved in smoking. In this cigarette smoking lesson, students demonstrate how to use a smoke analysis machine and show results in a visual display. Learners create a visual display showing negative health effects of smoking and learn how to refuse tobacco.
7th - 8th Health 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Clock Tower
Students explore the concept of finding the height of a building. In this finding the height of a building instructional activity, students use clinometers to determine the angle of depression or elevation. Students use sine, cosine, and the angle of elevation/depression to find the height of a clock tower/building on campus.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 27 Downloads