Pest Management and Society
Tenth graders determine the effects of integrated pest management practices on society over time. They view segments of a TV animal show such as Crocodile Hunter and discuss strategies used by the TV hosts to present the subjects.
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Technology: Conveniences and Consequences
It's a delicate balance—using technology to improve our lives while still protecting the environment, and ourselves, from the hazards of technology use. Class members examine statistics about the increase in media use, complete a survey...
8th - 12th Science
How Much Have You Understood? (Identifying and Avoiding Plagiarism)
This 12-page handout is designed as a self-check activity. After reading two source texts, learners are presented with five samples based on the texts. For each sample, they must decide if the text is plagiarized and, if so, what is...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
The New Haven Oyster Industry and Water Quality
High schoolers examine the different types of water pollutants and how they affect the waterways. In this environmental science lesson, students collect and interpret data from government agencies. They discuss how industrial development...
9th - 12th Science