Young scholars examine how a coastal area changes after it has been developed. They discover the impact of development on the environment. They illustrate their own non-developed area and change it into a developed area.
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When You Were My Age, What Was This Place Like?
Here is a instructional activity that includes many great ideas for investigating and discovering how our communities have physically changed over the years, and how land use changes over time may affect a community's water supply. The...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Clean Up, Collect Data, and Conserve the Environment!
Do a good deed and learn a little math at the same time! An intriguing instructional activity asks learners to collect trash and weigh the collection. They calculate the mean and median of the data and compare it to data in a report on...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
Quantifying Land Changes Over Time in Areas of Deforestation and Urbanization
Is qualitative or quantitative research more convincing when it comes to climate change? In the eighth lesson plan during this 21-part series, scholars begin by performing a quantitative analysis of deforestation and urbanization. Then,...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Coasts and Reefs: Shallow Marine Processes
A more thorough presentation on coastal systems would be difficult to find! Detailed diagrams illuminate the offshore, shoreface, foreshore, and backshore zones of beach. The sources and movement of sediments along the coastline are...
9th - Higher Ed Science
Examining the Human Impact on Coastal Areas and Predicted Consequences of Sea Level Rise Using a Case Study Approach
The case of the disappearing land! An engaging instructional activity asks learners to research a specific case study related to human impact on a specific coastal area. The particular environmental change focuses on the rising sea level...
9th - 12th Science