Re: Forest Station
Students read an online article to explore rainforests of the world starting with the Barro Colorado reserve in the Panama Canal. They participate in a mock international summit about rainforest conservation issues.
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New Review Fighting Fire with Fire: Can Fire Positively Impact an Ecosystem?
Learn how fire managers fight fire with more fire. Pupils explore the difference between wildfires and controlled burns by analyzing several burn scenarios, focusing on the positive impacts of fire on the ecosystem. They further their...
6th - 8th Science
New Review Santa Cruz Island - Writing for Information
After re-viewing a documentary segment on the restoration of Santa Cruz Island,, individuals craft an essay in which they compare the views of the various stake holders featured in the video and identify the point of view they find the...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
The Weather Channel Virtual Field Trip—Wildfires
The droughts across the United States are becoming more of a concern every day with less rain and drier climates. Learn important fire weather safety rules and be prepared for wildfires while taking a virtual field trip with The Weather...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Historical Climate Cycles
Ice core samples give scientists access to climates of old—those from more than 800,000 years ago. Through an analysis of various temperature graphs from ice cores, tree rings, and weather stations, scholars compare historical climates...
10th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Winter Sampling Polar Projects
Copepods may be the most abundant species on Earth. Individuals determine a project to research, write about, and present to the class on topics that range from copepods in the Arctic to researching about the US Coast Guard Cutter Healey.
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable