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16 resources with the concept the environmental protection agency

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Market Failures, Taxes, and Subsidies

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When should the government step in for the greater public good? Watch a video that details what happens when market externalities need some help sorting themselves out, and whether those regulatory steps are beneficial or not.
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What Can Your Class Do?

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Inspire scholars to do their part for planet Earth with a read-aloud of Dr. Seuss's The Lorax, and variety of activities designed to boost the environmental activist in us all. Activities include writing poems about the Earth, sorting...
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Biotechnology Regulations

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Bio-ethical laws and regulations on the federal, state, and local levels are covered in this Powerpoint discussing genetically modified food.  The steps needed to get permits and approval for GMO crops and other foodstuffs are discussed....
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You Are What You Drink!

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Young scholars explore water treatment systems. In this water conservation ecology lesson plan, students identify and explain several processes used for water treatment and define related vocabulary after listening to content information...
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Kids and Chemicals - Facts and Laws

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the impact of everyday toxins on the health of people. They conduct a cost-benefit analysis, watch a video, conduct Internet research, complete a Synthetic Chemical Exposure Chart, and write a one-page summary.
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Water Contamination Demonstration

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discuss water pollution and the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974 after watching a teacher demonstration in which different contaminants are added to tap water. While some contaminants are not harmful to the body, in excess they...
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Regulatory Agency

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Five governmental regulatory agencies are tasked to respond to market failure. Groups investigate the roles of each of these agencies as well as the social, economic, and political impact of their actions.
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Water Sources and Pollution

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Young scholars explore environmental awareness by completing a pollution activity. In this drinking water lesson plan, students identify the role of the EPA in maintaining drinkable water in our country and what types of toxins regularly...
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Free Market Environmentalism

For Students 10th - 12th
Discuss the pros and cons of the the free market system using this resource. Learners read background information, answer questions, and offer their opinion on this topic.
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EPA Environmental Protection Agency

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this environmental protection activity, students read the sentence 'The Environmental Protection Agency helps clean up pollution across the United States. Students then read and may color the phrase 'E is for Environmental Protection...
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Don't oZone Out

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Young scholars study the ozone and measure its concentration in different areas. Students use Ecobadge strips and other equipement for measurement. Then they share their results on an on-line forum. Also, young scholars study...
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Sock It To Them

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students investigate sources and effects of air pollution. They explore air pollution from motor vehicles and describe the role of the Environmental Protection Agency.
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Create Your Own Investigation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners design and implement an experiment intended to measure and analyze the air quality of a particular location. They focus on looking for ozone and particulate pollutants.
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A is for Air

For Students 1st - 2nd
For this air pollution worksheet, students read the phrase 'EPA cleans up the water we drink and the air we breathe, and 'A is for Air.' Students then color the picture of the sky, cloud, and sun.
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Environmental Science

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine how the use of chemicals may affect the environment and how their are many different political issues surrounding chemical usage and the environment. They research different newspapers and magazines about the issues.
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Integrated Solid Waste Management

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine the EPA's approach to integrated solid waste management. They read about source reduction, recycling, composting, waste-to-energy incineration, and land filling, and create symbols for each of the aspects of solid waste...