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218 resources with the concept fossil fuels

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Energy in Society

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explain the importance of energy in our lives. In this physics lesson, students discuss the law of conservation of energy. They assess the pros and cons of using fossil fuels.
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The Chemistry of Killer Coal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research chemical components of coal, as well as environmental health impacts of mining and burning coal. They discuss conservation of mass as it relates to combustion of organic compounds.
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Killer Coal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore some of the environmental health risks involved with both the mining and burning of coal. They read articles on coal in the Balkan Peninsula, view the photographs, and then discuss what feelings and thoughts they have...
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Fossil Fuels: Understanding a Nonrenewable Resource

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Incorporate fossil fuel issues into your curriculum with these lesson plan ideas.
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Searching for Tomorrow's Energy

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate energy. In this biology lesson plan, 5th graders will learn about energy, fossil fuels, and renewable and nonrenewable resources. Students will be participating in three lab activities which are described in...
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Energy Sources and Use

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students read and understand the importance of energy sources.  For this Renewable and nonrenewable lesson, students read an article to become familiar with the uses of energy.  Students read an article and answer questions about fossil...
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Climate Chaos: Can We Produce Less Carbon Dioxide?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students brainstorm ways to reduce the use of fossil fuel. In this environmental lesson plan, students are asked to think of ways that will reduce carbon dioxide emissions, and thereby the contribution to climate change. The list is...
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It Won't Last Forever

For Teachers K - 5th
Students investigate the recycling process. In this recycling lesson, students set up a classroom program for recycling and set up recycling bins in various areas of the school. Students investigate other options to reduce waste.
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Paying to Use A Scarce Resource: Carbon and Sulfur Taxes

For Students 10th - 12th
In this Paying to Use a Scarce Resource worksheet, students read background information, analyze a graph, make predictions about the impact of variables and answer questions.
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Do Bioplastics Have the Same Properties as Synthetic?

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students use a 250 mL beaker of L-lactic acid and place it on a hot plate and prepare a plastic. They take a sample of polystyrene. Observe and record physical properties of the plastic such as color, transparency, thickness. Record...
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Our Dependence on Fossil Fuels

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers become aware of their dependence on fossil fuels. As an introduction activity not all students are treated equitably to emphasize that fossil fuels are finite resources. They are asked to list the external sources of...
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Energy Divide

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders, after viewing a video on "The Future" Fossil Fuel grade, participate in an energy consumption simulation game in order to analyze how consumption, population, and choice of resource affect the availability of future...
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Renewable Energy and

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students identify and explore renewable energy options and then research, develop and install a renewable energy system in their school or community. Students identify the use of renewable energy sources in the north, demonstrate their...
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GARBAGE 1: THE ROOTS OF TRASH

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify the various natural resources used to produce common items; to explain how people use science and technology to produce those items.
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2005 Grade 8 Science Released Test Questions

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Here is a collection of 22 multiple-choice questions on topics from the physical and life sciences. Apparently they came from an 8th grade comprehensive science exam and have been released for public use. They may serve as a sufficient...
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Fayettewood Squares

For Teachers 2nd
While an innovative activity idea, employing a Hollywood Squares format, the material contained in the presentation could be improved. There is a question and answer format to this game, but the questions are confusing and the topics are...
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Climate Chaos: How Energy Efficient is our School?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students increase understanding of the use of fossil fuel. In this climate change lesson, students examine the uses of fossil fuel in their school. Students complete a survey on the use of fossil fuel.
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Reading Comprehension: Where Does Oil Come From?

For Students 4th - 6th
In this reading activity, students read six paragraphs about where oil comes from, how it forms, and how it is used. They answer three short answer questions about the reading.
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Case Study Global Environmental Change

For Students 6th - 8th
In this environmental geography reading comprehension worksheet, students find the missing word or phrase that best completes each of the 8 sentences pertaining to global environmental change.
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Energy Resources

For Students 7th - 8th
In this energy resources worksheet, students identify the type of resources that cannot be replaced by natural processes. Then they describe what is formed when gases released by burning coal and oil mix with water in the form of...
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Fossil Fuels vs. Alternative Fueling Systems

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders brainstorm the differences between the fossil fuels that people use in their transportation now and what they could use to minimize greenhouse gas emissions. They use a variety of techniques from webquests to writing...
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Technology Changs Everything

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate how technology extends the ability of people to make positive and/or negative changes in the world. Students discuss fossil fuels and the impact they have had on the world both positively and negatively.
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Fossil Fuels

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the use of fossil fuels and relate it to effects on the environment.
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Naturally Speaking

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify the Earth's natural resources and classify them as renewable or non-renewable. They simulate the distribution of resources and discuss the fairness and effectiveness of the distribution. They identify ways that they use...