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168 resources with the concept environmental science

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Chick Chock's Pollen Problem

For Teachers K - 5th
Students analyze how allergens effect the body and how air borne substances can effect people.
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Identify And Classify

For Students 5th - 6th
In this consumer awareness worksheet, students learn that hazardous household products have words that identify the risk. Students view 54 photos of common household substances. Students sort them into piles according to the hazard risk.
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Vernal Pools- A Monitoring Project Linking the Outdoors to the Curriculum

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students will learn scientific inquiry through activities such as collaborative research groups using inquiry-based learning strategies, learning centers, field study of a vernal pool (including data collection techniques and seasonal...
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Climate Change and Government Policy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Which environmental policies would your class recommend? Find out through this instructional activity on climate change and government policy. Through an NPR podcast and an article, learners analyze past and present policy, as well as...
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Tsunami Speed

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students calculate the speed of tsunami using a mathematical formula. In this environmental science lesson, students explain why knowing its speed is important. They convert measurements from one unit to another.
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Fact of Fiction Animal Quest

For Teachers 1st
In order to facilitate an understanding of Animals and their environments, 1st graders read: When the Tide is Low, Amber on the Mountain, and The Great Kapok Tree. Students discuss the books, then complete a Fact or Fiction card and an...
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Organic Farming / Agriculture

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Want an organic farming resource packed with experiments, background information, science fair projects, and topics of interest for further research? Here it is. Young environmental scientists can explore concepts involved in organic...
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Global Meltdown

For Students 6th - 10th
In this environmental science lesson, students study data and animation on global temperature increase to complete 8 short answer questions that follow.
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Chesapeake Scramble

For Students 6th - 9th
In this environmental science activity, students identify the different animals that live and visit Chesapeake Bay by completing 6 word scrambles.
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Invasive Mussels

For Students 6th - 10th
In this ecology activity, students study a fact sheet on invasive mussels. They answer 8 short answer questions about it after reading the provided information.
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Teaching the Tragedy of the Commons: Natural Resource Depletion

For Teachers 4th - 8th
You can help your students understand resource depletion with simple activities that highlight the idea of the tragedy of the commons.
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What's in Wetland Soil?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the organic and inorganic components of soil. In this environmental science lesson, students identify the factors that influence soil formation. They collect soil samples, conduct tests, and analyze the results.
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Water Quality Testing Project Lessons 1-4

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders research two ways to test the water quality near their home. In this chemistry lesson, 10th graders determine the short and long term effect of different substances on aquatic ecosystems. They conduct tests and write a...
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Watershed Landscape

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students demonstrate how water flows by building a human watershed using themselves. In this ecology lesson, students compare and contrast point-source and non-point source pollution. They write what they have learned from this activity...
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Global Warming and Hurricanes: Is an Increase in the Number of Stronger Hurricanes an Indicator of Global Warming

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate whether stronger hurricanes are signs of global warming. For this environmental science lesson, 9th graders research both sides of the issue about global warming. They debate for or against this issue in class.
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Fossil Fuel Sources, Usage and Alternatives: What are the Options?

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students identify the different sources of fossil fuels. In this environmental science lesson, students research about how these impact our environment. They explore renewable energy sources that could replace fossil fuels.
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Water, Water Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students identify the different stages in the water cycle. In this environmental science instructional activity, students research about different water pollutants in watershed. They describe ways to purify water.
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Water: Our Most Important Beverage

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders create a KWL chart about water. In this environmental science lesson, 3rd graders demonstrate how much water on Earth is usable. They act out the different stages of the water cycle.
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Connecticut Wildlife: Biodiversity and Conservation Status of Our Vertebrate Populations

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore the different types of vertebrates found in their area. For this environmental science lesson, students perform a case study on the Common Raven. They analyze data collected from research and create charts and graphs.
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Cycles of Life in an Urban Habitat: Changes in Biodiversity

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders compare and contrast animate and inanimate objects. In this environmental science lesson, 2nd graders create simple food webs. They observe their environment and create a collage about it.
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Energy Generating a Culture: Early American Coal Miners and Coal Mining Culture

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students calculate how much coal they use based on their electric power usage. In this environmental science lesson, students trace the history of coal mining in US. They write a letter to USPS to encourage them to create coal mining...
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Greenhouse Gases: The Chemistry Behind the Culprits

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate the effect of different gases in the atmosphere. In this chemistry lesson, 9th graders explain how these gases contribute to global warming. They suggest possible solutions to this growing problem.
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Compost and Composting Experiments

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students investigate the composting process through a variety of experiments. In this ecology activity, students discuss the benefits of composting. They examine how compost affect plant growth.
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Mulch

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars conduct a series of experiments on mulching. In this earth science lesson, students discuss the benefits of mulching on soil. They explore how different types of mulch affect plant growth.