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14 resources with the keyterm human impact on environment

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"Croak" Science Mystery

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Solve the mystery of a declining frog population! Lead your junior ecologists on an investigation that simulates actual events concerning pollution, predation, poaching, and more. Investigators read a story online, then analyze survey...
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Big Dam Construction in India

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This complete and full resource includes everything needed to conduct a lesson on the environmental impact of large dams in India. Background information, handouts, answer keys, and web links are all there to help you educate your class...
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Ghostbusting in the Chesapeake

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Ghost pots, fishing gear lost during crabbing expeditions, continue to trap crabs that are never collected. Increase your budding ecologists' awareness of human impact on the environment as well as conservation efforts using this...
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Analysis of Energy Usage & Methods to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Working in groups of two, learners examine their own carbon footprints and energy consumption, then determine a plan to reduce their impacts on the environment. Although designed to be a final project for a chemistry class, the...
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Endangered Species

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Bring Earth science and language arts together in this lesson, which prompts learners to identify animals on the verge of extinction. They discuss how the impact of humans has caused the decline of animal populations due to...
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Chapter 24 Worksheet & Reading Guide

For Students 9th - 12th
Written as a reading guide for a particular textbook, this can be used for any ecology course. Just change the title, and you can use the short-answer questions to query learners on population dynamics, carrying capacity, and ecological...
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Ecology and Sustainability

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Collaborative groups research an assigned strategy for contributing to the health of the environment. They collect ten facts and then create a poster or PowerPoint presentation to share with the class. Use this as an opening activity for...
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To Dam or Not to Dam

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young ecologists explore the Aswan Dam in Egypt via the internet. Each collaborative group is assigned a specific article about the ecological impact of the dam. Then they prepare a presentation to share with the rest of the class. Some...
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Biodiversity Debate - Stream Side Science

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Role play community members who are both for and against the construction of a dam. Research the pros and cons and then hold a classroom debate. This activity ideally follows a series of stream studies, links to which are included. Use...
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Types of Marine Debris

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students conduct an experiment.  For this marine debris and environment protection lesson, students categorize trash into piles, predict whether these trash items will sink, float or be picked up and carried by the wind and then test...
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Stanley Park and Aquarium Field Trip

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students explore the beauty of British Columbia by participating in a class field trip. In this ecosystem observation lesson plan, students investigate the Vancouver Aquarium and Stanley Park, one of the largest parks in North America....
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Everybody Needs a Clean Environment

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders work in small groups and research ways to reduce human impact on the environment. They create a PowerPoint based on the book Everybody Needs a Clean Environment. They demonstrate ten rules to prevent greater environmental...
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Why Does Evolution Matter Now?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are shown why they should care about evolution. They become specialists in one sphere influenced by evolution and then share their findings with their group. Students are lead into a class discussion, so that each...
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Landscape Observation: How Portland has changed

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners identify changes in the city of Portland. For this environmental lesson, students discuss the human impact on Portland. They read the story The Lorax by Dr. Seuss.