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23 resources with the concept eutrophication

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I Can't Breathe!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Gulf of Mexico dead zone, an area of low oxygen that kills marine life, costs the United States $82 million every year. Young scientists research anoxic ocean environments then come up with a hypothesis for the cause of the Gulf of...
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Biogeochemical Cycles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young environmentalists examine the biogeochemical cycles: carbon, nitrogen, phosphorous, and water. Explanatory notes and colorful diagrams are presented for each, followed by a blank diagram that is filled in click-by-click as a...
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Food Waste and the Environment

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Out of sight out of mind can be a dangerous habit. Learners investigate the life of food waste after it leaves people's homes and its impact on the environment. They complete a series of three activities that involve building a mini...
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Environmental Impacts of Detergents

For Students 9th - 12th
Dangerous detergents? Who knew? Pupils learn of the darker side of laundry day as they complete the series of seven videos on water and the environment. The video shows common detergent ingredients, how these ingredients can harm the...
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The Dead Zone

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The fifth installment of a 23-part NOAA Enrichment in Marine sciences and Oceanography (NEMO) program defines dead zones and how they form. Pupils then examine data from the Gulf of Mexico to determine dead zone formation.
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Changes in Ecosystems

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How does water pollution affect the environment? Provide your class with the resources to answer this question as they learn about eutrophication and ecosystem changes. Over two weeks, they simulate the effects of pollution on the...
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The Influence of Human Activity on the Environment

For Teachers 4th - 8th
The surge in human population in the last 2,000 years, due in large part to better health care, has brought a surge in the demand for resources and in pollution. The graphics, photographs, and real-life examples in a thought-provoking...
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Eutrophication

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students observe the effects of eutrophication and determine why it is harmful to aquatic ecosystems. They create mason jar ecosystems to observe the growth of algae in pond water. In addition, they observe the effect of introducing...
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"Dead-Zones" and Coastal Eutrophication: Case-Study of Chesapeake Bay

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Take an in-depth look at nutrient loading, eutrophication, and hypoxia using data on The Chesapeake Bay as an example. This comprehensive presentation includes detailed graphs, photos, and details about the changes in marine organism...
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AP: Chapter 54: Ecosystems

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
A lot of learning is packed into these 23 questions about ecosystems. Advanced biology classes apply their knowledge of communities, productivity, biogeochemical cycles, and human impact on the environment by writing short answers for...
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Week 3: Pollution Source and Effects

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Lab groups set up an experiment to observe what happens over time in collected pond water when fertilizer, representing pollution, is added. This website does not include student lab sheets, but background information, materials, and...
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Natural Laboratories

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Great Bay Reserve encompasses 10,235 acres including over 7,000 acres of open water and wetlands. Scholars learn about the importance of estuaries through research into a specific reserve. They focus on the habitats, pollution,...
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Plankton

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore how to collect plankton and use microscopes to observe and identify it. They collect the plankton sample and classify the various components of the plankton. Students identify organisms in the plankton and draw...
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Measuring Exponential Growth

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars reinforce math skills while learning about best practices for protection of water quality in the management of animal feeding operations. They make a table to show results of their calculations and compare and justify...
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Eutrophication Lab

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the effects of detergents and fertilizers on aquatic life and describe algae. Students define the term eutrophication as the process by which a body of water, such as a pond, lake, stream, or river, has a sudden...
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Pea Soup Ponds

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars perform an experiment where they learn how water can be polluted by algal bloom. They grow algae with different concentrations of fertilizers or nutrients and analyze their results.
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The Nitrogen Cycle

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students study the nitrogen cycle and construct a diagram.  In this Earth Science lesson students use role play to see the various paths. 
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Eutrophication Activity

For Students 5th - 6th
For this eutrophication worksheet, learners first read about eutrophication, then complete 3 short answer questions and a word search puzzle. Worksheet gives a reference web site for additional activities.
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Biochemical Cycles: Recycling Carbon and Nitrogen

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students construct flow diagrams of the carbon and nitrogen cycle processes. They identify sequences in each cycle that are affected by human impact and present their research to the class.
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"The Good, The Bad, and the Bountiful" Algal Blooms

For Students 6th - 9th
In this biology instructional activity, students draw 2 illustrations of the nearshore environment before and during algal blooms. They explain what happens after the bloom is over.
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Ions in the Environment

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explain the importance of the five main biogeochemical cycles. In this chemistry lesson, students discuss how ions are transported in the environment. They design an experiment to collect data on eutrophication.
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Effects of organic material and nutrient pollution

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students create a definition of eutrophication.  In this organic material instructional activity students work together to create a storyline.
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Language Arts: Wet and Wild Words

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students discover how to use the glossary section of the computer program to locate water-related terms. They tally the number of water words under each letter and calculate the percentage. In small groups they make word searches of...