"Perspectives on Animals"
Students become aware of society;s use of animals. They cover the concepts of ethics, and humane education. Students view chicken photos, an informative video, and encounter a list of companies that do and a list that don't test on animals.
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New Review Faces of Climate Change
How does climate change affect you? First in a three-part series, the activity focuses on how individuals living around the world are affected by climate change. Individuals take on the role of a given character and share their...
10th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
International Perspectives to Climate Change 1
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8th - 12th Science
International Perspectives to Climate Change 2
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5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Analyzing and Comparing Perspectives on Issues - Gorillas
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6th - 8th Science