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Field Research Project: Comparing the Parent Rock Material of the San Francisco Terranes With Local Soil Types
Students investigate rocks and minerals and take a field trip to sample soils. They analyze rocks and soil, research the geological terrenes of the topology of San Francisco, and produce a lab research report.
10th - 12th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Soil and Plants
Third graders observe the growth of plants in a variety of types of soil (play sand, beach sand, desert sand, red clay, loam, potting soil). They observe and measure how the quantities and qualities of nutrients, light and water in the environment affect plant growth.
3rd 21st Century Skills 3 Views 0 Downloads
Managing Your Energy Budget
Students examine their ecological footprint. In this technology based lesson, students calculate patterns of consumption and suggest ways to decrease their resource usage. This lesson includes several multi-media resources, videos, and extensions.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 4 Views 24 Downloads
Where's King Solomon when we need him?: Good decisions on resources
Young scholars use geographic information to suggest how to manage natural resources through a simulation. They engage in a simulation, and decide how to protect, allocate, and exploit the resources of a hypothetical location.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Recycling and Composting
Students investigate the reasons for and processes of Recycling and Composting. In this environmental lesson, students learn to identify renewable and nonrenewable resources and then practice recycling by making recycled paper and composting organic materials.
K - 5th Science 15 Views 130 Downloads
Middle East: Land, Resouces, and Economics
High schoolers identify and describe major geographical features of the Middle East and explain how these features and other natural resources influence the economy of the area. Then they research one of the middle-eastern countries listed, identifying country's physical geography, the population, average life span, the climate, the country's GDP, the industries supported by the country, and what the country exports.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 57 Downloads