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118 reviewed resources for three mile island

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Ford, Carter, and the Economic Malaise

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover 1970s America in an incredibly engaging and enlightening manner with this resource, which primarily details the major economic landscape of the decade of the period and the volatile presidency of Jimmy Carter. Topics covered...
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Nuclear Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Brightly colored graphics are interspersed among slides in an attempt to add visual appeal, but the core of this collection comes more from informational content, mostly the history of nuclear energy. The safety of using nuclear reactors...
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Island of the Blue Dolphins: Lesson Activities

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Use a 12-worksheet packet to complete as the class reads Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott Odell. The skills practice sheets have everything from grammar practice identifying parts of speech to using chapters to answer reading...
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Svalbard Islands and Our Community

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The LeConte glacier, located in Alaska, has retreated 2.5 miles over the last 80 years. Through an inquiry-based activity, individuals analyze glaciers found throughout the world and their changes over time. They then measure a model of...
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Generators: Three Mile Island vs. Hoover Dam

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students are given a history of electricity and its development into the modern age lifeline upon which we so depend. The methods of power generation are introduced, and further discussion of each technology's pros and cons follows. ...
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Will the Lights Go Out?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students diagram nuclear power plant, describe process for generating electrical power, discuss nuclear disasters in the 20th century, and draw conclusion about value of nuclear power for the future.
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The Effect of Wastes on Our Earth

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders investigate the wastes generated from various types of water users and the disposal methods that are available. they investigate the environmental accidents of Three-Mile Island, Love Canal and Chernobyl and analyze the...
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Island Biogeography and Evolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students develop likely phylogenies for seven related populations of lizards living on the Canary Islands using real data. They organize charts, and record the data for geography, geology, morphology, and molecular genetics.
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At-Risk Communities

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
"Waiting to Move," a photo essay by Ciril Jazbec, brings into sharp focus the threats posed by climate change. Class members examine images of Shishmaref Island and the Native Alaskan Inupiate coastal villages that are impacted by rising...
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Communities on the Threshold of Change

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Viewers of the short documentary Santa Cruz Del Islote consider how changes in climate and overfishing impact the life style of the 1,200 residents of a small island off the coast of Cartagena, Columbia.
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Volcanoes are a Blast-Working with Simple Equations

For Students 9th - 12th
In this projectile motion worksheet, students solve 3 problems and an inquiry problem using three equations that describe projectile motion. One equation is for the maximum velocity to reach a height, H, the other is the maximum...
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Impact of Climate Change on Hawaiian Monk Seals Activity 1: Mapping Deep-Sea Habitats

For Teachers 5th - 8th
There is a whole world to explore when you are submerged under the Hawaiian sea. Learners in grades five through eight explore Hawaiian volcanoes, the coral reefs, submarine technologies, and the deep sea habitats. They use a bathymetric...
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Pony Crossing

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students explore and research about the traditional pony round-up on Assateague Island, Virginia. They read the classic book, "Misty of Chincoteague and then create a three-dimensional illustration of the pony-penning events.
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Worksheet #2: Trigonometric Ratios

For Students 9th - 12th
In this trigonometric ratios worksheet, students use trigonometric ratios to complete indirect measurement word problems.  This three-page worksheet contains 3 problems.
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Whale of a Tale

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students apply problem solving techniques to answer a question. After reading a passage, they compare and contrast three species of whale in a quantitative fashion.
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The Island Of Nauru

For Students 4th - 6th
In this island of Nauru worksheet, students draw the flag, write short answers and are redirected to other sites about the Pacific coral island of Nauru.
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A Hole in the Planet!

For Students 6th Standards
What would happen if we encountered a large hole in the earth's crust? After reading a short passage about Earth's layers, sixth graders answer five questions to determine the meaning of vocabulary words in context.
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Philosophy - Epicurus

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Imagine teaching at a school that focused on the study of happiness! A short video analysis discusses Epicurus and his philosophy of seeking true happiness, including the importance of friends, the value of helping others, and the...
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Climate, Corals, and Change

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine oxygen isotope ratios and how they are related to water temperature. They also identify three forcing factor changes for climate change.
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On This Day: Battle of Iwo Jima

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
New ReviewIt was only eight square miles, but the island of Iwo Jima was soaked with the blood of 26,000 American and 19,900 Japanese soldiers who died fighting over it during World War II. Viewers consider the battle and its strategic importance...
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Bermuda Triangle - Enrichment 16.4

For Students 6th - 7th
In this area of triangles worksheet, students use the map to find the base and heights of the Bermuda Triangle. Students then find the perimeter and area of the Bermuda Triangle. Students finish by using three United States cities that...
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"You Shall Do Your Best Endeavor" - Working With Primary Documents

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students read and interpret primary source documents regarding historic Jamestown. In small groups, they read the primary documents, answer questions, and view online maps of Jamestown Island and Virginia.
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Hurricane Katrina

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Young scientists track Hurricane Katrina across the Atlantic Ocean as they learn about these destructive forces of nature. Provided with a table of data tracking the location and conditions of Katrina over a one week span, students plot...
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Mapping Deep-sea Features

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a two-dimensional contour map from actual bathymetric survey data. They create a three-dimensional model of the landform on the underwater contour map they created.