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21 resources with the keyterm human impact

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Carbon Cycle and Global Warming

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Carbon is all around us, as shown in this cartoon animation. The carbon cycle is portrayed simply and accurately with fun cartoon plants and animals. Use this video in an elementary or junior high class to facilitate your learners'...
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Lesson: Differing World Views: Human and Animals

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Kids challenge their understanding of the world around them and consider the impact man has on the environment and animal life. They examine a Tlingit piece, read two Tlingit stories about man and animals, then participate in a research...
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Lesson Plan: Humans and the Land

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Art acts as inspiration for a conversation about human impact on the environment and creative writing. The class examines three pieces, looking for evidence of human impact on the landscape. They then write a first-person narrative, from...
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Ecology Integration Using IMovie

For Teachers 5th
Amazing! Any 5th grader would be more than willing to participate in this project. Students are broken into groups, each group reads one book from a list of five. They use their book as the basis for choosing an animal and environment to...
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The Survival of the Sea Turtle

For Students 7th - 12th
Sea turtles face a lot of adversity: storms, predators on land and in the sea, and eggs that don't hatch, but the biggest threat to these magnificent and ancient creatures is human activity. From poaching to pollution, from trash to...
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Saving Sturgeon

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Marine biology apprentices interpret data of sturgeon interaction with gill nets. They use the data to calculate the percentage of fish entangled in each twine size to discover if there is any correlation. This is a valuable exercise in...
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Nature and Fitness Trail

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students plan stations for a nature and fitness trail and construct an accompanying e-Book for extended descriptions at each station. Data on the human impact on the environment is gathered in this lesson.
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Human Impacts on Major Rivers of the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars explore motivations behind human intervention in the stream flow of selected rivers, infer kinds of interventions and their results, and evaluate level of success of such interventions of stream flow as well as...
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Changes in the Atmosphere or Hydrosphere

For Students 8th - 10th
In this atmosphere and hydrosphere worksheet, students work on assigned topic which are either categorized as human activity or natural activity which impact the atmosphere and the hydrosphere. Students work in groups and answer...
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Extinction Extravagance

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students brainstorm and discuss what it means for a species to be considered endangered and/or extinct. They research animals in Puerto Rico and choose one that is considered endangered and create a poster about it. In addition, they...
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Human Impacts on Sharks: Developing an Essay Through Peer-Review on a Discussion Board

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students develop a paper topic (in this case, the human impacts on sharks) that is peer reviewed by additional students answering guided questions. The original student must respond to the comments by the fellow classmates. All of the...
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Climate Change

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars explore environmental care by researching the impact of human beings on our planet. In this climate change lesson, students utilize the Internet to read informational text about climate change and the effect it will have...
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Water Quality Assessment

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars evaluate water quality of different sources.  In this water assessment lesson students chemical testing, identify biological factors in the stream, and write a paper on their position of the stream's quality. 
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Ecosystem Study

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers collect an ecosystem in a jar from a local pond and record what happens in the ecosystem. For this ecosystem lesson plan, students observe the food chains and human impact that occurs in ecosystems. High schoolers also...
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How Much Motor Oil Would You Like in Your Bed?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders use their understanding of buoyancy to understand the horrible effect of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Students perform an experiment where they combine three unnatural liquids, and then they are asked various questions to...
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Exploring Ecology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the basics of ecology. They discuss ecological succession, the water cycle and human impacts on the environment. Students explore the owls, succession, the human impact on the environment and complete the "Incredible...
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Have You Seen Me? An Introductory Lesson on the Loss of Biodiversity

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students investigate environmental law and policies involving endangered species as well as discuss human impact on biodiversity through an Internet research project. Students create a milk carton of their "missing" endangered species.
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Camp and Travel on Durable Ground

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore environmental awareness by conducting a class discussion. In this camping lesson, students discuss different methods to minimize their human imprint on the land they are camping or hiking on. Learners participate in a...
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How Do People Change the Environment?

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this environmental changes worksheet, students will read statements about things people do. Then students will fill in the blank of 4 statements that describe the effect those actions have on changing the environment.
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Human Impact on Water Quality

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils identify at least three common repercussions of developing water front property on water quality. They describe three sources of water pollution. They research the organism striped bass and observe it if striped bass is available.
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Year of the Shark - Shark Web Quest

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students complete a Web Quest to study if shark attacks on humans have increased in recent years while role playing. They discuss their research with others who are in a the same role play assignment and then as a group.