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Students explore how pollution affects biological diversity in benthic communities. After conducting research, students make inferences about the possible effects of oil drilling operations on benthic communities.
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Biological Oceanographic Investigations – Keep Away
As of 2015, there are 53,481 oil wells in the Gulf of Mexico. Scholars determine how species diversity is impacted based on the ecosystem's distance from a drilling platform. It focuses on finding the mean of data sets and creating bar...
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New Review How Can Clouds Keep the Air Warmer?
Condensing water warms the air around it. Young scholars consider this concept as they experiment with air temperature around evaporating and condensing water vapor. They simulate the formation of clouds to experience the associated...
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What Is Respiratory Infection?
Empower your pupils to be germ stoppers! The heart of these lessons lies in stopping the spread of germs and keeping clean hands in order to prevent cases like a respiratory infection. It includes a game to simulate how germs can spread...
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The One That Got Away (Size Matters)
Teach a man to let the big fish go and feed him for many lifetimes to come! An engaging video describes the negative effect current fishing regulations have on fish populations. The lesson outlines the rapid decline in average fish size...
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Why Aren't We Only Using Solar Power?
Drive the clouds away from your day with this video. It thoroughly details how photovoltaics work and how clouds prevent us from relying solely on solar as an energy source. Unique knitted-object animation (bunnies, clouds, and all other...
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