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83 resources with the keyterm environmental science

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Exploring Climate Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of climate change. For this climate change lesson, students break up into groups and research climate change and create a Blog to present their findings.  Students then break into 2 groups, debating whether...
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Erosion Mountain

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate the erosive impact of water. In this erosion lesson, students research the impact of water on terraced and non-terraced hillsides. Students create an erosion model to have a hands-on experience with the soil.
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Sustainable Island Development

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explain how the basic human needs of a large group of people can be met. They describe and evaluate alternative methods for providing water and food, producing electricity, handling wastes, and transporting goods and people....
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Harvesting the Commons

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Carrying capacity and sustainability. To understand the importance of these factors in planning resource management strategies, class members engage in a series of activities that focus on the fishing industry.
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Living is About Managing Risks

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and assess risks encountered on a daily basis. They examine their behavior and apply science process skills and higher order thinking skills in reducing or managing risks. They define the terms: risk, benefit, hazard,...
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Global Climate Change

For Students 6th - 9th
In this environmental science worksheet, students read and study online resources on global climate change to complete 8 short answer questions on the topic.
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Monitoring River Levels

For Students 6th - 10th
In this environmental science instructional activity, students read and study water maps from an interactive website to complete 8 short answer questions that follow.
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Aquaculture Productions Systems Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
In this aquaculture system worksheet, students complete 14 true or false and fill in the blanks questions. They rank 4 systems in order of intensity.
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Phytoplankton

For Students 6th - 9th
In this phytoplankton worksheet, students read and study online information on plankton blooms to answer 8 short answer questions about the topic.
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Human Impact on the Environment

For Students 7th - 9th
In this environmental science activity, learners complete a crossword puzzle with 26 questions about human impact on the environment.
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Nowhere to Run

For Students 6th - 10th
In this environmental science learning exercise, students explore the different climate change around the world and summarize them. They fill in the table provided.
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Sonar and Marine Mammals

For Students 6th - 9th
In this marine science worksheet, students study online reports and data on sonar effects on marine animals. They complete 7 short answer questions that follow.
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What Happened to the Chesapeake Bay Filtering System?

For Students 6th - 9th
In this environmental science lesson, students write a short story about what it's like to help at an oyster garden. They formulate 2 hypotheses on the disappearance of oysters in Chesapeake Bay.
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Coastal Threat: A Story in Unit Conversions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students convert measurements from one unit to another. In this math lesson, students study the environmental consequences of oil spills. They replicate an oil spill event by modeling and scaling.
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Nature of Science and Ecology

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students identify the different biotic and abiotic components of an ecosystem. In this ecology instructional activity, students perform a case study on current environmental problems. They write a position statement about their chosen...
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Aquatic Science and IPC

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students explain the importance of water in our daily lives. In this aquatic science lesson, students identify different ways to purify water and make it potable. They design and construct a water filter based on researched information.
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Biofuels

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students explain the origin of biofuel. In this earth science lesson, students explore the pros and cons of using it as an alternative energy source. They research one biofuel source and share their findings with the class.
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Make a Marigram

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the use of acoustic waves in measuring water levels. For this environmental science lesson, students create a marigram from collected data and analyze them.
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To Clear or Not To Clear, That Is the Question

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Pupils plan how to manage a fictional timber resource.  In this earth science lesson plan, young scholars research the options and repercussions of logging a forested plot of land.  Pupils consider the implications of logging to the...
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Topics in Environmental Science

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover topics in environmental science. In this science lesson plan, students build a model to simulate the greenhouse effect and analyze and interpret data, especially the results of introducing pollutants into nature.
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Activity 5-6: Home, Wild Home!

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students artistically explore where animals live. In this life science lesson plan, the teacher leads students in a discussion about animal homes and then guides students to create a pictures of a habitat for a specific animal. Lesson...
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Temperature

For Students 1st
In this environmental science activity, 1st graders apply their knowledge of temperature (the higher the reading on the thermometer the warmer the temperature and the lower the reading the colder the temperature) by circling the...
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Making Your Own Sampling Tools

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Pupils examine cause-and-effect relationship between human attitudes and behavior in the environment. They also assist citizens in increasing their sensitivity and stewardship for the environment.
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Chemical Engineer

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students identify toxic household products. In this ecology lesson, students research on the health effects, rating and disposal of these products. They rank them based on the danger they pose.