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83 resources with the keyterm environmental science

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Cells - Overview & Introduction Video
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Exploring Oceans: Great Barrier Reef

For Teachers 6th - 12th
All aboard! Let's take a trip to the world's largest living structure, the Great Barrier Reef. Encompassing more than 1,200 miles of islands and reefs, it is considered one of the seven wonders of the natural world due to its...
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The Story of Petroleum

For Teachers 5th - 8th
An array of video clips, photographs, and drawings keep visual learners engaged, and an agreeable narration voice draws in auditory learners. It begins by explaining the formation of fossil fuels and progresses into how oil is located,...
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Natural Disasters and the Five Themes of Geography

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Have your class do research on natural disasters and create a presentation using this resource. In completing this activity, learners apply the five geography themes to their research. They write a paper describing their results. It's a...
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Meet a Naturalist: Researching, Writing, Interviewing

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Young scholars reach out into the community and learn about different environmental science careers in this inquiry-based instructional activity. Beginning with a short research assignment, children gain background knowledge about...
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Crude Oil

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Watch the distillation process as a female narrator explains what is happening. Ideally you would demonstrate this process or have advanced classes work in lab groups to perform it themselves. If time is short or materials not available,...
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Greenhouse Gas Line-up

For Teachers 7th - 9th
The actual lesson itself is not unique; groups discuss and rank different sources of energy in order of their cumulative greenhouse gas emissions. They compare their prediction to real data. What makes this resource valuable, is that it...
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Women in Science: Dr. Grace Bush

For Students 6th - 9th
Learn about the study of paleoecology with a resource about Dr. Grace Bush and her contributions to the field. After reading a one-page passage, learners answer comprehension questions and explore their personal interests in different...
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AP Environmental Science-Food Fight

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The content in this lesson plan is of a controversial nature. Please review to make sure it is suitable for your class. A video, The Meatrix is shown to the class, and then they discuss the emotionally-charged language that it uses. They...
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Springfield Technology - Based Science Inquiry: Soil, Seeds, self-sustaining systems, and Survival

For Teachers 5th
After making a series of scientific observations students collect data in order to gain specific knowledge that will help them make decisions about self-sustaining ecosystems. Students conduct a series of experiments then use the...
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Melting Himalayan Glaciers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Visit a Tibetan monk living high in the Himalayan mountains, he describes what changes he's seen in the environment do to global warming. The changing climate can be witnessed in the shifts in glaciation. A great clip for any class.
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Concentration Game Hazardous Household Products

For Students 4th - 6th
In this health worksheet, students play a memory game to learn or review hazardous household product information. Students turn over 2 cards at a time and try to remember the position of the cards they have seen.
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Chick Chock's Pollen Problem

For Teachers K - 5th
Students analyze how allergens effect the body and how air borne substances can effect people.
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Identify And Classify

For Students 5th - 6th
In this consumer awareness worksheet, students learn that hazardous household products have words that identify the risk. Students view 54 photos of common household substances. Students sort them into piles according to the hazard risk.
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Vernal Pools- A Monitoring Project Linking the Outdoors to the Curriculum

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students will learn scientific inquiry through activities such as collaborative research groups using inquiry-based learning strategies, learning centers, field study of a vernal pool (including data collection techniques and seasonal...
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Climate Change and Government Policy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Which environmental policies would your class recommend? Find out through this lesson on climate change and government policy. Through an NPR podcast and an article, learners analyze past and present policy, as well as global risk....
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Tsunami Speed

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students calculate the speed of tsunami using a mathematical formula. In this environmental science lesson, students explain why knowing its speed is important. They convert measurements from one unit to another.
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Fact of Fiction Animal Quest

For Teachers 1st
In order to facilitate an understanding of Animals and their environments, 1st graders read: When the Tide is Low, Amber on the Mountain, and The Great Kapok Tree. Students discuss the books, then complete a Fact or Fiction card and an...
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Organic Farming / Agriculture

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Want an organic farming resource packed with experiments, background information, science fair projects, and topics of interest for further research? Here it is. Young environmental scientists can explore concepts involved in organic...
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Global Meltdown

For Students 6th - 10th
In this environmental science lesson, students study data and animation on global temperature increase to complete 8 short answer questions that follow.
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Chesapeake Scramble

For Students 6th - 9th
In this environmental science activity, learners identify the different animals that live and visit Chesapeake Bay by completing 6 word scrambles.
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Invasive Mussels

For Students 6th - 10th
For this ecology worksheet, students study a fact sheet on invasive mussels. They answer 8 short answer questions about it after reading the provided information.
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Teaching the Tragedy of the Commons: Natural Resource Depletion

For Teachers 4th - 8th
You can help your students understand resource depletion with simple activities that highlight the idea of the tragedy of the commons.
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What's in Wetland Soil?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine the organic and inorganic components of soil. In this environmental science instructional activity, students identify the factors that influence soil formation. They collect soil samples, conduct tests, and analyze the...
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Water Quality Testing Project Lessons 1-4

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders research two ways to test the water quality near their home. In this chemistry lesson, 10th graders determine the short and long term effect of different substances on aquatic ecosystems. They conduct tests and write a...