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Energy Resources: Where Are They and How Do We Get Them?
Future energy engineers visit several stations, each one dedicated to a different alternative source of energy. They describe how solar energy is converted into other forms of energy, the patterns of distribution of energy resources in the United States, and how these patterns of distribution are represented through maps.
5th - 8th Science 45 Views 298 Downloads
Fix It! Natural Resource Restoration
Investigate ways to repair and preserve coastal resources. Your class will give examples of human and natural activity that has damaged coastal resources, and then describe 3 restoration projects and they describe 3 ways people can contribute to coastal restoration.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 24 Downloads
Natural Resources and Ancient Cities
Learners explain how the availability of natural resources has affected human settlement patterns. They recognize the interactions of human populations on environments and compare the growth of two ancient cities in relation to natural resources.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 23 Downloads
Debate: Natural Resources- Which Are Most Valuable to the State
Class members are each assigned a state's natural resource to research. In pairs, they engage in silent debates: they pass a paper back and forth, writing a line on each turn about why their resource is most important. At the end, partners report who won each debate in a survey of all the resources in a state.
4th - 7th Language Arts 7 Views 45 Downloads
Poster: Natural, Capital and Human Resources
Third graders compare and contrast different resources in an economic system. In this economics lesson, 3rd graders discover how different resources (natural, human, and capital) are used to produce goods and services. Students use the Internet to research how these resources help create economy.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Southeast Asia, Oceania, and Antarctica: Landforms and Resources
For this geography skills worksheet, students read a 2-page selection about the landforms and resources found in the Southeast Asia, Oceania, and Antarctica. Students then respond to 2 short answer questions and complete 1 graphic organizer based on the reading selection.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 29 Views 145 Downloads
Properties of Soil
Third graders investigate the properties of soil. In this soil composition lesson, 3rd graders bring in soil samples from their homes and write observations for each sample. Students study the texture and color of the samples and complete a soil web.
3rd Science 6 Views 51 Downloads
HAPPY SOIL, SAD SOIL
Students will be able to identify the characteristics of healthy soil and unhealthy soil.Take the class outside to an area of thick grass near trees, if available. Compare the clothes people wear to the thin cover. Discuss the reasons why we wear clothes and why the soil might need clothes.
4th - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Horizons of Soil in My Backyard
Students explore different types of soil types. In this soil types lesson, students work in small groups to dig holes in soil. Students observe the different types of soil and how it changes. Students write and draw in their journals about soil horizons.
4th - 5th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Decomposition, Soil, and Life Cycle Research
Students conduct background research on the decomposition process, soil composition, and the life cycle using the resources provided for Internet searches. They work in collaborative groups to research topics as a particular plant, soil erosion, etc.
3rd - 4th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Soil and Erosion Unit: Section 1
Students investigate descriptive information on North Carolina soil types and how the presence of plants affects soil erosion. They describe the relationship between climate and soil formation, and identify different soil types and how they influence
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 23 Downloads
One of North Carolina's Natural Resources: Fertile Soil
Students examine the soil of the Inner Coastal Plain of North Carolina. Using the internet, they discover why tobacco was a major crop of the area and locate on a map tobacco farms. They show how tobacco was grown before modern farming machinery became available.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 4 Views 10 Downloads
"Soil Hide and Seek"
Students comprehend the basics of soil testing. They relate the use of grids and plotting to soil samples. Students comprehend how contaminants flow through soil. They discuss factors such as: slope of the pan, time, and the amount of water effects the flow of the contaminate.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
The Delicate Balance - Iowa's Natural Resources
Discover the natural resources in Iowa by studying it's history. In this environmental lesson, your students will observe a topographical map of Iowa and identify where its most valuable resources are. They complete an Iowa name matching game and other activities based on the state's history.
3rd - 12th Science 3 Views 36 Downloads