Students discuss necessary community services then complete a worksheet by filling in essential services, the needed inputs and outputs produced by fulfilling the service.
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Forecasting Severe Weather to Communities Helps Them Prepare
Here comes the sun. Or at least the weatherman predicts there is a 90% chance the day will be sunny. While the forecast for a sunny day isn't a cause of concern for most people, predicting severe weather accurately certainly is essential...
6th - 9th Science CCSS: Designed
Survival: The Human Body in Extreme Environments
Students name and describe the major systems that work together as a unity to monitor and regulate the human body as it goes about its business of securing the essential requirements for life. They identify specific human features and/or...
7th - 8th Science
The Squashed Tomato Challenge
Nepalese farmers are faced with long, arduous journeys to sell their crops (including tomatoes) to the local markets at the bottom of the mountains. With this in mind, your young engineers will be challenged to build a model that can...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson 3: Confronting Climate Change: Acting
In the third and final instructional activity in the series on the impacts of climate change, learners synthesize the knowledge they have accumulated by identifying potential areas of concern for their school due to effects of drought...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What Happened to Robin?
Can a group of students save local wildlife? An intriguing STEM unit connects your class to a local wildlife rescue center. They use actual wildlife injury data to learn about the causes of common injuries. Scholars dive into the data to...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed