Sustainability Teacher Resources
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Energy Sustainability in the Klamath Basin
High schoolers research the hydroelectric plant removal project that is underway on the Klamath River. They consider the replacement of hydroelectric dams with geothermal power plants and form an argument based on their viewpoints. Since...
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Conserving our Spectacular, Vulnerable Coral Reefs
A three-minute clip covers a new strategy for protecting the coral reefs of Fiji while still allowing fishermen to harvest the fish that people survive on. Connectivity is the name of the game. This colorfully animated resource is a...
3 mins 5th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Generating Electricity: Evaluating the Sustainability of Today's and Tomorrow's Energy Sources
Energize your class with a shocking lesson on energy — for both today and tomorrow. Class members investigate the energy sources of their local power company. Groups then work together to determine the impact of one activity and a...
9th - 12th
Fueling the Future: Evaluating the Sustainability of Biofuels
My biofuel is better than your biofuel. Small groups research a specific biofuel and think about the impact of its production and use on the environment, the economy, and on society, and report their findings to the class. Individuals...
9th - 12th
Sustainable Fishing in the Philippines
Understanding the importance of sustainable fishing practices is fostered through a classroom game. In small groups, the class plays a fishing game where they can see first-hand, the effects of thoughtless fishing practices. After the...
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Springfield Technology - Based Science Inquiry: Soil, Seeds, self-sustaining systems, and Survival
After making a series of scientific observations students collect data in order to gain specific knowledge that will help them make decisions about self-sustaining ecosystems. Students conduct a series of experiments then use the...