Freshwater Marsh Investigations
Students collect and interpret data about freshwater environments. They observe the plant and animal life in various freshwater habitats, collect samples, record and interpret the information, and test predictions.
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The Tide is High, but I’m Holding On… Using ICESat Data to Investigate Sea Level Rise
Based on the rate of melting observed from 2003-2007 in Greenland, it would take less than 10 minutes to fill the Dallas Cowboys' Stadium. The 17th lesson in a series of 21 has scholars use the ICESat data to understand the ice mass...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Where’s the Beach? Investigating Protecting Coastlines from Erosion
Today it's here and tomorrow ... maybe not! Investigate the causes of coastline erosion and proposed solutions through this engaging set of lessons. Learners also create and explore the effectiveness of different materials to protect the...
6th - 12th Science
The Effect of Tides & Elevation on Wetland Plant Communities
Students comprehend how tides can impact shoreline plant communities through the study of a freshwater tidal marsh. They use actual tidal data to show that tidal ranges differ among geographic locations, even those relatively close...
9th - 12th Science