How Toxic is Oil?
In this oil spill worksheet, students examine a 4-page article regarding basic facts about oil spills and toxicity of oil.
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Investigating How Electricity is Generated
What is the real cost of electricity? The real cost is not just the price you pay, but the environmental and economic costs as well. Scholars build, use, and judge the effectiveness of a turbine. They also investigate the environmental...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Water is Life – Standing Rock and the Dakota Access Pipeline
In 2016, the Dakota Access Pipeline was scheduled for construction through an area that directly impacts indigenous people. The final lesson in the four-part series encourages scholars to research the Standing Rock debate from multiple...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
New Review Water Pollution Cleanup
How do scientists determine the best method for removing pollutants from our water sources? Environmental scholars experiment with pollution clean-up options to discover which are the most cost-effective, fastest, and most thorough....
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Why Is Chocolate Deadly for Dogs?
Is it true that chocolate can make dogs sick? If so, how much chocolate and how sick? Answer these and other related questions using a brief video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. The resource explores the...
2 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science
Biodiesel: The Afterlife of Oil
Use this slick video to introduce your environmental scientists to the wonders of biodiesel. They will learn about problems caused by our waste oil, how it can be recycled, and other benefits of using biofuels. Use the video, assessment...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable