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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WindWise Education Curriculum

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Imagine a world powered by wind! The 19 lessons in a curriculum set provide young environmental scientists the information they need to imagine just that. The set begins with a lesson on the difference between forms of energy and...
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Ecosystems

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Five lessons take high schoolers on a journey through Australia’s ecosystems. They investigate the relationships between different organisms, examine factors that affect population sizes, and consider how energy flows into and out of an...
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ScienceWeb Australia: Years 9-10

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Science Web Australia presents a collection of three units designed for English speaking high schoolers and utilizing resources available online. The first unit focuses on ecosystems, the second on plate tectonics, and the third on the...
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The Big Climate Change Experiment

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Big Climate Change Experiment begins with young scientists gaining background knowledge by watching news clips a video and examining cartoons. Next, learners view videos of witnesses who describe how climate change affects their...
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Becoming Us: Education

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The Becoming Us: Education module examines the history of the fight for racial justice and educational equity today. The first case study looks at the re-segregation of American schools, while the second explores the resistance to school...
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Regents High School Exam: Living Environment 2008

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Tne New York Regents High School Examinations are comprehensive and include various styles of questions, includingmultiple choice and the analysis of graphs. This particular version, the 2008 Living Environment exam surveys a variety of...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2009

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Emerging ecologists need a full understanding of life, from the inner workings of a cell to the complex relationships among organisms. This examination is meant to assess high schoolers after an entire year course on the living...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2003

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The living environment, from the interior of a cell to the complex relationships among populations, are queried in this final examination. Learners look at air pollution maps, diagrams of cells, population graphs, and drawing of cells....
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5 Human Impacts on the Environment

For Teachers 7th - 12th
It is estimated that within 100 years, there will be no rain forests. The video on ecosystems covers the impact humans have on the environment. It includes ecosystem services, the importance of biodiversity, deforestation,...
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The Influence of Human Activity on the Environment

For Teachers 4th - 8th
The surge in human population in the last 2,000 years, due in large part to better health care, has brought a surge in the demand for resources and in pollution. The graphics, photographs, and real-life examples in a thought-provoking...
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Why are Batteries Harmful to the Environment?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Open this lesson by reading together about primary and secondary batteries (such as nickel-cadmium cells), problems they can cause in the environment, and how humans can minimize the damage. Afterward, little ones examine a collection of...
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Grade 8 Literacy in Science: Humans and the Environment

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Humans have a push-pull type of relationship with their environments. Individuals investigate the human influence on the environment with a series of formative and summative assessments. They read informative text that provides...
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Ask a Scientist About Our Environment

For Students 6th - 12th
Let's ask an expert!  Scientists at the American Museum of Natural History field questions about the environment in an interactive resource. Question topics range from global warming and conservation to endangered species and habitats.
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Enhancing Our Outdoor Classroom Studies through Technology

For Teachers K - 5th
Combine science, math, and more using this resource. Learners use technology to share video and other information about their community with people throughout the state. They learn about the environment, identifying native plants, record...
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Teach English, Teach About the Environment

For Teachers K - 12th
Spread the message of recycling while teaching your English language learners new vocabulary and practicing verb tenses. Included here are four lesson plans for each level (beginning, intermediate, and advanced) as well as accompanying...
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The Anthropocene: Human Impact on the Environment

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Will human existence define an epoch? Many scientists think we are in a new epoch, the anthropocene, defined by humans and our impact on the environment. An online interactive demonstrates the immense impact humans have had on every part...
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Controlling the Environment: Crash Course History of Science #39

For Students 9th - 12th
What would the world look like if we could control the weather? Historically, countries have attempted to do just that, but their intentions were not always good! The 39th lesson in a History of Science series describes science projects...
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Humans and the Environment

For Teachers 4th - 7th
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...
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Living Environment 2004

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this living environment worksheet, students answer 30 multiple choice questions and 42 short answer questions in preparation for the Regents exam.
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Living Environment 2006

For Teachers 9th - 12th
For this chemistry worksheet, high schoolers answer 41 multiple choice question and 28 short answer questions to prepare for Living Environment Regents Exam.
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Writing Exercises: The Environment and Sustainability

For Students 10th - 12th
Sometimes it's good to challenge our kids with thought-provoking topics. They'll have to think hard and use what they know to answer these essay questions. They'll discuss how and why developed nations put a strain on the world's...
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The Right to a Clean Environment: Right to a Clean Environment Role-Play

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
A lesson challenges scholars to think critically about the world in which they live. Learners begin by role-playing a character, answering questions, and taking part in a whole-class discussion. They then brainstorm ways they can help...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2010

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This exam touches upon every topic within the typical first year biology course.. A broad variety of question styles give high schoolers every opportunity to show what they know. Why start from scratch when a comprehensive final exam is...
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Tobacco and the Environment

For Students 3rd - 6th
How does tobacco production and disposal impact the environment? Find out with a one-page reference sheet that details how cigarettes are made—from farming to packaging—and how cigarette butts harm the environment. 

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