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167 resources with the concept environmental science

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Environmental Awareness — Think Global, Act Local

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students identify the different hazardous wastes and the dangers they post to the environment. In this physical science activity, students brainstorm ways to dispose them properly. They create a short story, song or poem to conclude the...
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Trash Inventions

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders develop a plan to recycle trash. In this environmental science lesson, 2nd graders sketch their invention and construct it. They present the final product in class.
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Particulate Matter

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the different types of pollutants. In this environmental science lesson plan, 7th graders observe particulate matter under a microscope. They explain how these can affect once health when breathed in large...
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The Affect of Water Temperature on Living Organisms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the environmental impact of global warming. In this environmental science instructional activity, students design and conduct an experiment about the effect of temperature on paramecia. They write a lab report about...
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Methods of Power- Hybrids

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students list the reasons why people chose hybrid cars over traditional cars. In this technology lesson, students create a poster describing how hybrid cars work. They discuss ways to save fuel and improve a car's efficiency.
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Energy Flow in an Alaska Wetland

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers determine the role of producers, consumers and decomposers in an ecosystem. For this biology lesson, students construct a wetland food web. They apply what they learned by playing a board game.
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Carbon Footprint

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students calculate their own carbon footprint. In this environmental science lesson, students explain the consequences of global warming. They research ways to mitigate climate change by reducing carbon footprints.
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Monitoring Estuarine Water Quality

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers analyze water quality data from real data. In this environmental science activity, students examine how salinity and dissolved oxygen affect the living organisms in the estuary. They interpret graphs to support or...
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Tide Gauge Sleuths

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers interpret marigrams for information on tsunami. In this environmental science lesson, students study their group marigram and share analysis with their classmates. They explain how tide gauge data is used to understand and...
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A House to Come Home to

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students design a house that can withstand a tsunami. In this disaster preparedness lesson, students examine the seven tsunami load effects. They recommend solutions to strengthen a house's structural design.
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Let's Make a Compost Cake

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students create a compost cake. In this gardening and decomposition science instructional activity, students review and describe the "nutrient cycle." Students create a compost pile, measure and record the dimensions and temperature of...
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Environmental Science: merit badge

For Students 5th - 12th
In this environmental science worksheet, students use their workbook to answer short answer questions about environmental science. Students complete 6 questions total to get their merit badge.
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Exploring Climate Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the concept of climate change. In this climate change lesson plan, students break up into groups and research climate change and create a Blog to present their findings.  High schoolers then break into 2 groups,...
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Erosion Mountain

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate the erosive impact of water. In this erosion instructional activity, students research the impact of water on terraced and non-terraced hillsides. Students create an erosion model to have a hands-on experience with...
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Sustainable Island Development

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explain how the basic human needs of a large group of people can be met. They describe and evaluate alternative methods for providing water and food, producing electricity, handling wastes, and transporting goods and people....
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Harvesting the Commons

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Carrying capacity and sustainability. To understand the importance of these factors in planning resource management strategies, class members engage in a series of activities that focus on the fishing industry.
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Living is About Managing Risks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify and assess risks encountered on a daily basis. They examine their behavior and apply science process skills and higher order thinking skills in reducing or managing risks. They define the terms: risk, benefit,...
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Global Climate Change

For Students 6th - 9th
In this environmental science worksheet, students read and study online resources on global climate change to complete 8 short answer questions on the topic.
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Monitoring River Levels

For Students 6th - 10th
In this environmental science instructional activity, students read and study water maps from an interactive website to complete 8 short answer questions that follow.
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Aquaculture Productions Systems Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
In this aquaculture system worksheet, students complete 14 true or false and fill in the blanks questions. They rank 4 systems in order of intensity.
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Phytoplankton

For Students 6th - 9th
In this phytoplankton worksheet, students read and study online information on plankton blooms to answer 8 short answer questions about the topic.
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Human Impact on the Environment

For Students 7th - 9th
In this environmental science worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle with 26 questions about human impact on the environment.
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Nowhere to Run

For Students 6th - 10th
In this environmental science learning exercise, students explore the different climate change around the world and summarize them. They fill in the table provided.
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Sonar and Marine Mammals

For Students 6th - 9th
In this marine science worksheet, students study online reports and data on sonar effects on marine animals. They complete 7 short answer questions that follow.