Reducing Workplace Pollution
Students identify pollution in the workplace and ways that employees and companies can reduce this form of pollution.
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Lesson 2: Timber Harvesting Methods and Logging Methods
Whereas very few learners study this topic, this lesson plan is written well! An organized and detailed teaching outline explains thinning, clearcutting, seed tree, and shelterwood methods of harvesting timber. Beautiful diagrams can be...
9th - Higher Ed Science
Ground Water Contamination
While intended as background information for teachers, the information about the logistics and effects of the contamination of groundwater would make an excellent supplemental piece for kids with a high reading level. While there are few...
8th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Illuminating Climate Change: Connecting Lighting and Global Warming
High schoolers analyze energy usage and connect energy usage to fossil fuel consumption. In this global warming and pollution activity, students what fuels are used to generate electricity and how much CO2 each fuel produces, then graph...
9th - 12th Science
Light Pollution: Lighting Our Path or Leaving Us in the Dark?
You pretty regularly come across lessons about air and water pollution, but how about light pollution? This unique topic is taught through the reading of an article, research, and the writing of a persuasive letter about light pollution....
6th - 12th Science
Environmental Stewardship: The Importance of Water Quality
Eleventh graders estimate the amount of water they use in a day, week, or month. They read the attachment, "Water Facts" and the teacher performs a demonstration of water sampling and testing. Students work in small groups to perform a...
Biological Processes: Putting Microbes to Work
Is there such a thing as useful microbes? Get ready to perform experiments on applying microbes for wastewater treatment. The first installment of the three-part unit provides background information to prepare young engineers for two...
7th - 10th Science