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62 resources with the concept environmental factors

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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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Exploring Genetics Across the Middle School Science and Math Curricula

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Where is a geneticist's favorite place to swim? A gene pool. Young geneticists complete hands-on activities, experiments, and real-world problem solving throughout the unit. With extra focus on dominant and recessive genes, Punnett...
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Staying Green While Being Clean

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Clean up the environment with a lesson plan that focuses on replacing hazardous cleaning supplies with green, environmentally-friendly products. Using a dirty patch of surface as a control area, kids clean other parts of various surfaces...
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Upcycling

For Teachers 10th - 12th
New ReviewIt's time for a new life! Scholars learn what it means to give products new life by upcycling. They complete a crossword puzzle, read and discuss an article, and play a game about upcycling ideas.
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Fast Fashion

For Teachers 7th - 9th
New ReviewFashion Facts! Learners analyze a worksheet about fast fashion in which clothes are made cheaply so people purchase more. Pupils discuss the effects this type of fashion has on the environment before exploring the benefits of upcycling.
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Career Connections | Environmental Scientist

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The narrator of a short video shares his passion for environmental science and the importance of his work to research the human and climate factors that impact the environment.
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Going Green

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Trash is where it's at! Using bags of garbage collected from the school, learners sort the contents into categories based on type of material and collect data on the results. The data may include weight, volume, and/or percent of the trash.
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Birth of the Environmental Protection Agency

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Seeing is believing when it comes to climate change. An informative activity explores the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its efforts to document environmental issues with photographs. Academics match images...
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Environmental Justice Matters: Mapping Cumulative Impacts (Part 2)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A case study enables class members to confirm whether different geographic parts of Seattle, Washington have disproportionate environmental burdens and benefits. Groups use the EPA's Cumulative Health Impact Analysis formula and...
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What Makes a Community Healthy?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young people have an opportunity to make it a beautiful day in their neighborhoods with an activity that asks them to identify what is healthy and unhealthy in their community and develop some ideas about what they can do to fix the...
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Global Warming

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Bring awareness to global warming with a activity that challenges scholars to think of ways they can positively affect the environment. After watching an informative video, learners discuss their observations and brainstorm ideas to help...
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Where In the World Is the Arctic?

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Exactly how far away is the Arctic? Learners use maps to orient themselves to their locations on the globe. They then make calculations to describe how their location relates to the location of the Arctic regions.
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Invasive Plants: Impact on Environment and People

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
It's the attack of the invasive species! Young scientists simulate the behavior of an invasive species with a game-like activity. They assume the roles of native plants, invasive plants, and resources and watch the invasive plant takes...
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STEMonstrations: Sleep Science

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How often do people get a full night's sleep? Scholars discover the importance of healthy sleep patterns from the viewpoint of space station astronauts in an episode of the STEM on Station series. After viewing a short video, viewers...
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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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2013 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
While well intentioned, human intervention sometimes has negative effects. Learners explore this and other environmental topics as they respond to four free response exam questions. Topics span from the implementation of bioelectric cars...
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What is the Environmental Impact of Feeding the World?

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
One in every seven people suffer from a lack of basic food. Our Hungry Planet introduces this complex issue in the second lesson of an interesting 13-part unit. It discusses the space needed to grow and raise food, the transportation of...
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The Jungle Book Post-Show STEAM Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 8th
An ecosystem is really just the flow of energy through many different living organisms. A study of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book leads to an environmental science activity in which learners study how various factors can affect...
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The Carbon Crunch

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Carbon is in the air; should we care? Teach the class why it is important to pay attention to carbon levels and how the world population and various countries across the globe affect the carbon levels in the atmosphere. High schoolers...
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Rachel Carson and the Modern Environmental Movement

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Scholars analyze the environmental movement started in the 1960s. Through excerpts from Rachel Carson's books as well as diary entries, they take a look at the reason for the modern movement to save the planet and then create final...
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How Evolution Turned a Possum into a Wolf

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Do bats really have thumbs? Explore this, and many other intriguing topics using a short video from a great science series. Viewers learn to differentiate between analogous and homologous structures, why natural selection favors traits...
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DNA, Chromosomes, Genes, and Traits: An Intro to Heredity

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Chromosomes, genes, traits ... how are they all related? A short video introduces the many factors involved in heredity. Junior geneticists explore the transfer of chromosomes from parents to offspring, the proteins created by base pair...