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66 resources with the concept environmental factors

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Prepositional Phrases for Kids | English Grammar Video Video
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Prepositional Phrases for Kids | English...
Population Genetics Video
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Population Genetics
Defining Gravity Video
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Defining Gravity
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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 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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Global Warming

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Bring awareness to global warming with a lesson 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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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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Science and the Environment

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why is it important to study environmental science? An informative PowerPoint explains what environmental science is, the history of the environment including effects of the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions, and the impacts people...
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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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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 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...
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Human Impact on the Sea

For Students 4th - 8th
How far does the human hand reach?  Five interactive lessons lead classes through a unit exploring the human impact on ocean resources, pollution, and even extinction. Learners discover how their decisions affect the ocean environment...
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Whale Jenga Food Web Game

For Students 6th - 8th
Alter a Jenga game to represent the food web for Baleen whales and watch as an ocean food web comes tumbling down.  Using playing cards to represent positive and negative impacts on the web class members observe how long can they play...
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Where’s the Beach? Investigating Protecting Coastlines from Erosion

For Students 6th - 12th
Today it's here and tomorrow ... maybe not! Investigate the causes of coastline erosion and proposed solutions through this engaging set of lessons. Learners also create and explore the effectiveness of different materials to protect the...
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Understanding Climate Change and Nature's Role in Creating Resilience

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
They say you can't control the weather — but maybe we can! A two-week unit explores climate change, humans' role in it, and nature's adaptation due to climate change. Learners research each topic with a focus on local and state information.
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Mitigation Simulator

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The United States has more per capita emissions than any other country in the world. An eye-opening simulation encourages users to explore environmental goals and factors that affect climate change by balancing different priorities....
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An Introduction to Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs, and Steel

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Could geography really be the most logical explanation for the success rate of any given population? Jared Diamond makes his anthropological contention in his 1997 publication Guns, Germs, and Steel. A short explores his main points and...
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Weather Vs. Whether

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Monarch butterfly populations have decreased by 90 percent over the past 20 years due to misuse and ineffectiveness of some pesticides. Given the challenge to increase pesticide safety and effectiveness, the class, through discussion,...
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Genotype Expression

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that arctic hare have black eyelashes that protect their eyes from the sun? Scholars learn how genotypes are either expressed or not, based on environmental factors. The narrator explores how the Himalayan rabbit, the Arctic...
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Understanding the Epidemiologic Triangle through Infectious Disease

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce infectious diseases and the epidemiologic triangle. A helpful resource describes the agent, host, and environment from the three vertices as well as the time factor, which is in the middle. Scholars complete a simple...
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The Effects of Environmental Conditions on Aquatic Organisms

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
What kind of experiment can your class do to how observe the environment effects on organisms? Groups design and conduct lab experiments to learn about the effects of the environment on aquatic organisms. Based upon knowledge gained from...
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Water's Journey Expedition

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Step into a scientist's shoes to go online and discover the Florida Springs Expedition, and participate in two activities focusing on how humans impact the environment. The first activity asks scholars to summarize the six dispatches at...