Environmental factors Teacher Resources

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STEM on Station

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The STEM on Station series offers students the next best thing to being astronauts on the International Space State. The 18 NASA videos in this collection bring viewers into the space station to observe how these teacher scientists live,...
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Environmental Justice Curriculum

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What to do with environmental hazards and where to put toxic waste is a global concern. The eight resources in the Environmental Justice collection ask young ecologists to consider how to incorporate environmental justice in future waste...
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The Effects of Environmental Conditions on Aquatic Organisms

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
What kind of experiment can your class do to how observe the environment effects on organisms? Groups design and conduct lab experiments to learn about the effects of the environment on aquatic organisms. Based upon knowledge gained from...
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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students explore the 5 themes of geography. In this cross curriculum literacy and geography lesson, students listen to Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett, and make a list of the needs of the people in Chewandswallow....
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Planets in a Bottle

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students experiment with yeast. In this environmental conditions instructional activity students test the viability of samples of yeast. Students investigate the effects of environmental conditions on the yeast.
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Environmental Limitations

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study the environmental factors that affect population growth. In this biology lesson plan, 7th graders create a city following certain criteria. They present their posters in class.
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Temperature Affects The Heart Rate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students relate heart rate and development to environmental conditions through experiment. In cooperative groups, students record the heart rate in developing zebra fish. Groups create a standard curve to predict the temperature at...
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Soil Permeability

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discuss how soil permeability is affected by permafrost. In this soil lesson plan, students freeze soil over night, and discuss how the environmental conditions of freezing affect soil and further affect vegetation.
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Biomes

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders research locations of biomes and their barriers. In this biomes lesson, 10th graders examine location, environmental conditions, and species of plants and animals that live in the biome. Students take notes and create a...
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Individual and Environmental Factors Affecting Food Systems and Choices

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students study the environmental factors that affect food systems and choices. For this food systems and health lesson, students study global and national information about obesity. Students study photos and captions about the topic....
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Weather Vs. Whether

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Monarch butterfly populations have decreased by 90 percent over the past 20 years due to misuse and ineffectiveness of some pesticides. Given the challenge to increase pesticide safety and effectiveness, the class, through discussion,...
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Environmental Factors Needed to Grow a Healthy Plant

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders research the seven environmental factors needed to grow a healthy plant. They use Kidspiration software to create a web demonstrating environmental factors. After reading a story about plants and identify the six major...
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Terrestrial Hi-Lo Hunt

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students assess environmental factors. In this environmental factors lesson, students explore their surroundings identifying warm and cool spots, dry and wet areas, and determining the warmest and coolest areas. Students analyze their...
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Where Creatures Live

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover that the environmental conditions of a place determine the types of plants and animals that live there.
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Magic Hat How-To

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research and investigate photographs of various environmental conditions of a desert, rain forest or high mountain peak and then design and decorate a magic camouflage hat especially for that region. They also determine how they...
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Monitoring Environmental Conditions

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students experience how devices can be connected to a computer to monitor and measure changes in environmental conditions. They observe and monitor external changes in temperature and how to log in data collected from the observations.
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Is Height All in Our Genes?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Humans on average are shorter than they were centuries ago. Young scholars analyze the factors that affect the height of individuals including historical trends in a video lesson. The presentation analyzes both genetic and environmental...
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2001 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Water quality testing often reveals interesting facts about the local environment. Scholars respond to several AP® questions highlighting topics such as air pollution, water pollution, and the spread of disease. Each question requires a...
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Genotype Expression

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that arctic hare have black eyelashes that protect their eyes from the sun? Scholars learn how genotypes are either expressed or not, based on environmental factors. The narrator explores how the Himalayan rabbit, the Arctic...
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What Environmental Conditions Lead to the Hatching of Brine Shrimp?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Will changing the environment in which brine shrimp live impact their reproductive success? Young scientists get hands-on experience studying the habitat of brine shrimp in a two-week immersion lesson plan. The teacher's guide provides...
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Flowering Phenology: How Do Plants Know When to Flower?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students study the process of plant reproduction and the biotic and abiotic factors that affect flowering phenology. In this plant reproduction activity, students describe the interaction of environmental factors as it relates to...
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Control of the Cell Cycle

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this cell cycle worksheet, students will study genetic factors and environmental factors that affect the cell cycle. Students will use this idea map to complete 4 short answer questions.
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Animal adaptation

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students go on a nature hunt around the school and collect information on what environmental factors may make animals move locations and adapt. In this animal adaptation lesson plan, students go around the school in groups and observe...
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Dirty Decomposers

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders design and conduct experiments to determine what environmental factors favor decomposition by soil microbes. They use chunks of carrot for the materials to be decomposed, and their experiments are carried out in plastic...

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