Living with Benefits and Risks
For this radiation worksheet, students look at how radiation damages cells and can cause cancer. This worksheet has 4 fill in the blank and 11 short answer questions.
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Fracking: Positive or Negative Impact?
Your teenagers may have heard of fracking, but do they really know what it is? And could they debate the benefits and risks? Educate your environmental science class with a lesson about hydraulic fracturing, non-renewable energy sources,...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
New Review Living with Sumatran Elephants
Explore the role of the Sumatran elephant in its environment. Through research, learners discover the importance of the elephants on the ecosystem. Using Google maps, they identify additional species on the island and use their research...
5th - 12th Science
Earthquake Education Curriculum
In case of earthquake, go to a safe place before posting on social media. The unit includes 12 lessons, most with hands-on activities or experiments. The first six lessons cover the physical process of earthquakes and volcanoes. Lessons...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Learning with Nature
Think outside the box - and think about education beyond the classroom walls - with a resource that has your critical thinkers watching a video about a nursery in Scotland that lets youngsters roam wild in a forest. Viewers reflect on...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Energy for Life (Energy from Food)
Energy comes in many forms, but how do living things get the energy they need to survive and thrive? In a simple, controlled experiment with yeast, water, and sugar, groups make observations about how yeast reacts with water alone, then...
3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Is Climate Change Good for Us?
Is it really that big of a deal if the global climate undergoes a little change? Young environmentalists consider this very question as they discuss in small groups the impact of different climate change scenarios on their lives, their...
6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Personal Choices and the Planet
How big is your footprint? Activity three culminates the series by having groups complete carbon footprint audits with people in their schools and/or around the districts. Groups then gather their data, create a presentation including...
10th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable