Land of Plenty, Land of Want
Students view a video about the state of the environment. They discover the topic of sustainable agriculture. They identify problems and how to solve them.
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New Review Quantifying Land Changes Over Time Using Landsat
"Humans have become a geologic agent comparable to erosion and [volcanic] eruptions ..." Paul J. Crutzen, a Nobel Prize-winning atmospheric chemist. Using Landsat imagery, scholars create a grid showing land use type, such as urban,...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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 Heating and Cooling of Land Forms
Compare heating and cooling rates of different land forms. A lab activity has groups collect data on the rate of heating and cooling of soil, grass, saltwater, fresh water, and sand. An analysis of the rates shows how the different land...
9th - 12th Science
First Living Things on Land Clarification
Sal clarifies concepts covered in the Kahn Academy video on Biodiversity in the Phanerozoic Eon. He explains the types of animals and plants that were the first life forms on land. Additionally, he describes what these organisms would...
6 mins 10th - 12th Science
Who Won the Space Race?
Modern animation presents an overview of the history of space exploration. Beginning with Sputnik in 1957, the international space race was on. Eventually, space exploration became, not a competition, but rather a collaboration. Also,...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable