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Volunteer Monitoring???Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
Learners explore the monitoring efforts in Monterey Bay and Gulf of the Farallones national marine sanctuaries. They develop an ecosystem monitoring plan that explains the rationale for ecosystem monitoring, the methods for monitoring based on research, the people involved in the project, the steps of the monitoring plan, and the benefit of the monitoring project to the area.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Students participate in an interactive instructional activity using the scientific method to study biodiversity. In this insect monitoring instructional activity, students simulate the layers of soil and the insects that would live there. Students design parameters to collect insects and a research timeframe.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Creating Community in the Classroom: Monitoring Progress
Students develop a sense of classroom community through goal-setting, decision-making, and brainstorming. They monitor the effects of their plan by determining whether short term goals are being achieved.
K - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Water Monitoring Vocabulary
As the title implies, this is a list of vocabulary terms relating to water monitoring. If your ecology class is learning about how to test water quality, this will be an appropriate reference sheet for them. As a bonus, if you live in Texas near the Little Bear Creek watershed, you will find a topographic map of the area.
7th - 12th Science 11 Views 46 Downloads
Self-Monitoring Strategies and Vocabulary Games
Middle and high schoolers identify how to discover a word's meaning by exploring context clues and any pictures, diagrams, photographs, and charts that might be included. They continue this process with other examples and locate one on their own.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 61 Views 407 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Monitoring Climate Change
How is climate change monitored? See the infrared monitors and chemical sensors along with air samples that are used. Climatologists are constantly testing air quality to compare it to previous years. Show your environmental science class this interesting clip!
3 mins 6th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Monitor Lizard vs. Croc
Check out this stand-off between a team of half-pound water dikkops and a half-ton crocodile against a hungry monitor lizard. As the lizard is hunting for crocodile eggs, a pair of feisty dikkops act as a defense for themselves and the crocodiles.
2 mins 4th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Every Square Inch Counts
Students monitor the abundance of organisms in photograph quadrats. For this environmental monitoring lesson, students view pictures of rocky intertidal and subtidal marine zones and discuss the importance of monitoring organism abundance. They use life-sized photographs of marine quadrats to count and determine the relative abundance of organisms.
7th - 12th Science 14 Views 50 Downloads
Scientists Use Web Site to Report Volcano Activity
Students react to statements about volcanoes, then read a news article about scientists monitoring eruptions at Augustine volcano in Alaska. In this earth science and current events instructional activity, the teacher introduces the instructional activity with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and participate in a class discussion.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 7 Views 68 Downloads
Monitoring Life In The Rocky Intertidal Ecosystem
Young scholars investigate marine life by researching aquatic organisms on the Internet. In this oceanography lesson, students monitor algae and animals of the ocean by identifying their population and habitat on data sheet ID cards. Young scholars discuss why it is important to monitor life in the oceanic ecosystem.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
TE Activity: The Beat Goes On
Students determine what the pulse is before examining how to measure the heart rate in different situations. They build a simple device that measures the heart rate, take heart rates, and record them on a worksheet. They discuss how engineers help doctors to design more sophisticated heart rate monitoring systems.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Do You Have Change?
Students explore the different ways scientists can monitor changes in the ways land is used in coastal areas. Students explain the use of satellite imagery. Students summarize land cover information and make inferences about land use changes in these coastal regions.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Cyberattack Detection Versus Privacy Protection
High schoolers examine the issues of privacy and security as they relate to computer monitoring. In this privacy protection lesson, students carry out a round table discussion and write a persuasive essay pertaining to whether citizens must forgo their privacy for national security.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 8 Downloads
Introduce: Comprehension Monitoring using About Trees
As scholars begin reading more difficult text, they need to acquire an arsenal of comprehension strategies. Here are few helpful ones to guide new readers through the informational text About Trees, which is linked here for printing. This text is an excellent resource to investigate text features, and you conduct a think-aloud as you read through particularly confusing parts.
K - 3rd Language Arts 31 Views 197 Downloads