Students examine what they already know about computer recycling and cconsider how computer recycling is contributing to a global toxic waste problem by reading and discussing the article, ""Poor Nations are Littered With Old PC's, Report Says."
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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
New Review Don't Mess with Mercury (Lesson B)
At one point, people thought mercury was therapeutic for humans, but now we know it is highly toxic. The second of three activities covering mercury focuses on its health hazards if humans are exposed. Pairs research and answer questions...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
New Review Rare Earth Elements
Lanthanides are a group of rare earth elements found at the bottom of the periodic table that are needed for cars, computers, phones and most other technology that we use daily. A video discusses where these elements are found and the...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable