Outdoor Education Teacher Resources
From backpacking to rock climbing, these resources will get students out of the classroom and into the great outdoors.
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Humans and the Environment
This PowerPoint is a straightforward list of facts about how humans impact the environment. Subjects covered are extinction, natural resources, different types of pollution, and conservation efforts. Questions are presented on some slides to assess understanding along the way.
4th - 7th Science 6 Views 32 Downloads
Transportation and Environment
Students make an eco-friendly vehicle to help make transportation better for the environment. In this transportation lesson, students learn how transportation inventions are bad for the environment. They then see how engineers have tried to make eco-friendly transportation devices.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 29 Downloads
Environment, Technology, and Culture of the Chumash People
Students develop an understanding of the interrelatedness of technology, culture, and environment as illustrated by the Chumash culture. They research the tribe and complete a table for the Chumash people describing their environment, technology, and culture.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 7 Downloads
Different animals live in distinct and specialized environments. Learners will discuss organisms and environments, and then create some using their dramatic art skills. They all act like animals in a marine environment. When they are finished, they discuss how each animal moved, what they saw, what they ate, and how they interacted with their environment.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 12 Downloads
Agriculture and the Environment
Students investigate the interdependence of agriculture and the environment. They research areas of interdependence and provide examples of situations where farmers are practicing conservation in the local area. Their findings are presented to the class.
9th - 12th Science 19 Views 84 Downloads
Phoenix Growth and Environment
Learners participate in a discussion dealing with the relationship between Phoenix's particular history of growth and the environment issues it faces today. They read and examine various documents and charts to propose possible solutions to some of their urban growth issues.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Biotic and Abiotic Factors
Here is a fine science activity in which pupils look into biotic and abiotic factors. After a review of what these terms mean, learners list five biotic components and five abiotic components. Then, they must draw a picture of a biotic component, and an abiotic component found in the environment.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 36 Views 68 Downloads
Yongsters take a look at the variety of ways that litter not only messes up our environment, but poses a dangerous threat to birds and other wildlife. They must write down four types of waste that can come from a car, color in a picture of an old car, then draw a picture of an animal that has been affected by waste.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 4 Views 11 Downloads
Climate Change Metaphors
You will want to use this unique approach to increasing awareness of human impact on the environment. Each participant pulls an object out of a grab bag and comes up with a metaphor for how that object might represent or relate to the changes in the global temperature.
4th - 9th Science 14 Views 15 Downloads
Big Dam Construction in India
This complete and full resource includes everything needed to conduct a lesson on the environmental impact of large dams in India. Background information, handouts, answer keys, and web links are all there to help you educate your class on human interactions and their impact on the environment.
9th - 12th Science 9 Views 35 Downloads
Rescuing, Relocating, and Rehabilitating Wildlife
Bring up the Deepwater Horizon (BP) oil spill that occurred in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. Display the colorful diagram of the coastal and marine organisms living in the area. Show a video about relocating the eggs of the Gulf's sea turtles.
8th - 12th Science 14 Views 29 Downloads
Oil and Bird Populations
Display a stunning drawing of the Gulf of Mexico's ecosystems. Learners examine the picture to determine what birds live there and what foods they rely on. Then show a poignant five-minute film that examines the impact of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon (BP) oil spill on specific species of birds in the gulf.
4th - 9th Science 23 Views 38 Downloads
Plankton to Penguins: Antarctic Food Web
A well-written lesson plan, second in a series of four, gets high schoolers exploring how the Antarctic food web is impacted by climate change and the associated melting of polar ice sheets. It begins with a PowerPoint presentation about the polar ecosystem.
9th - 12th Science 73 Views 67 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Ocean Acidiﬁcation: Whats and Hows
Open this lesson plan by demonstrating the production of acidic carbon dioxide gas by activated yeast. Emerging ecologists then experiment with seashells to discover the effect of ocean acidification on shelled marine organisms. They measure changes in size and compare the relative strengths of shells after exposure to liquids of varying pH.
9th - 12th Science 13 Views 10 Downloads
Resources and the Environment: The Math Link
Take advantage of this interdisciplinary resource and bring together topics in science, language arts, and math. Use characters and events from the story Tillena Lou's Big Adventure as a context for practicing addition and subtraction, learning basic probability, comparing amounts, and sorting objects.
K - 2nd Math 41 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Young scholars describe the impact of population growth on the environment. They describe how cities affect their surrounding environment and explain how cities are handling growth and its resulting effect on the quality of life. They visit the CIA World Fact book Web site and read the information posted about Kenya.
9th - 12th Science 13 Views 68 Downloads
Student Designed Investigations: Observations
Students choose an organism and create an experiment with that organism. In this observation lesson, students expose a living thing to something from its environment and record their observations. Students must have some prior knowledge to complete this lesson.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 33 Downloads