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61 resources with the concept land use

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Climate Change: Lines of Evidence

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The National Research Council’s video “Climate Change: Lines of Evidence” details the current knowledge scientists have developed about recent climate change and the causes of these changes. For this collection the video is broken into...
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The Heat is On: Urban Heat Islands, Detection Strategies, and Mitigation Solutions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's sure getting hot out there! Scholars analyze satellite data on land use and surface temperatures, and then learn how to ground truth satellite data through an activity. They apply technology to identify urban heat islands and...
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Land Development

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Groups work with polynomials to devise functions that will model a selling price for property. The teams determine variables to create expressions to represent the cost required to develop land into a housing addition. Classmates then...
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2017 AP® World History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Religion and politics have a complicated history. How were they intertwined with wealth in Europe and Asia in the Middle Ages? Learners explore the question using a prompt based on primary sources. Other activities allow individuals to...
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2004 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Human geography involves everything from why people build factories along the United States-Mexico border to how land-use patterns and demographics are related. So, how do test-takers put it all together? Focused questions from an AP...
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2008 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Interpreting demographics is no easy task. From the reason more girls go to school around the world to why people move within their own countries, the issues are complex. Short-answer prompts help learners unravel the questions as well...
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2007 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Indigenous languages are making a comeback in some parts of the world. People now see land use patterns in our cities' marketplaces. Why do these things happen? Queries from the 2007 AP exam in Human Geography unpack these complicated...
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Ecological Footprint

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How does your lifestyle measure up in terms of your ecological footprint? Young ecologists examine their impact on the planet using an insightful online calculator. A short quiz asks users to rank the size of their homes, their energy...
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Island Cattle Ranching

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Is cattle ranching on Santa Rosa island viable or non-viable? Rather than focusing on the issues of the transition of Santa Rosa island from a privately owned island cattle ranch to a national park, class members are asked to consider if...
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How Much Warming?—Climate Change, Lines of Evidence: Chapter 5

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
In the past century, the global temperature has climbed 10 times faster than the average rate of Ice Age recovery warming. The fifth video in a series of seven on factors that affect climate change discusses just how much global warming...
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Beyond the Gold—The Alaska Gold Rushes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Inquiry, investigation, and research are the hallmarks of a activity that asks class members to examine a variety of primary and secondary sources about the Alaskan gold rushes. Groups then present their findings in the form of a play, a...
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Using Scientific Evidence to Make Community Decisions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Bring awareness to community planning issues with the help of two readings detailing Hurricane Floyd. After reading, scholars take part in a grand conversation about how the hurricane affected Greenville City and relate it to planning...
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Native Foods and Livelihoods

For Teachers K - 2nd
Introduce young scholars to the ways in which land and people have a relationship. They examine the types of food local tribes have traditionally consumed and ways in which the people and the land both benefited from the act of...
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The Case of Vanishing Farmland

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers consider decisions about how to use resources that are in short supply. Students role-play different perspectives in a land-use simulation, and examine land use issues around the world. This interesting lesson sheds light...
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What About Shady Acres?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in a simulation activity where they must decide whether or not to preserve an untouched forest. During the role play, students attend public hearings, discuss the pros and cons of nature development, create...
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Indian Trust Lands

For Teachers K - 2nd
An important aspect of studying Native American history is understanding the nature of trust lands. Budding historians will learn that as Native Americans were removed from their home lands, trust lands were provided in the form of...
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Human Impacts on the Environment - Fire on the Land

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine land use and its effects with a focus on Montana. In this land use lesson, students investigate the use of fire by the Salish and Pend d' Oreille tribes by reading articles and gathering background information. They make...
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Analyzing Diverse Land Use

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students compare and contrast values about land use. In this Montana history instructional activity, students compare attitudes that Native Americans and European Americans had about the environment as they conduct research. Students...
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First You Take an Ecumene

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Although this was written regarding Canadian agriculture, it can be used in any agriculture or environmental science class. Learners evaluate agricultural and economic activity maps and consider land use competition. Activities that get...
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Ecology Explorers: Historical Air Photo Interpretation

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars identify and analyze land use changes over time with historic aerial photographs, and classify different land use into categories.
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Valentine Village

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students build a small city by using a half-gallon milk or juice carton to "build" a miniature home. They decorate their buildings with construction paper, yarn, beads, or whatever they have and become mailmen, delivering Valentine's to...
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Processing Satellite Images

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students comprehend the meaning of "pixel." They recognize patterns using pixels. Students observe how land use can be determined from a pixel. They measure off a 30 x 30-meter area to show the size of the surface area of one pixel....
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Scarcity of Land Throughout the World and in Hawaii

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars discuss the importance of "land." They review the four types of land classification--urban, rural, agricultural and conservation--and participate in an activity involving an apple that demonstrates the use of land in...
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When You Were My Age, What Was This Place Like?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students discover how land use in their community has changed. In this community and ecology lesson plan, students scan old newspapers to find articles about the development of community land. Students discuss and predict how land use...