Tracking Endangered Animals by Satellite
Students differentiate between endangered and threatened species. They examine how species are tracked by satellite.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review Sustainability and Extinction
Galapagos Penguins are the only penguins on earth that live north of the equator (in the wild). In this last instructional activity a discussion on how the Galapagos islands developed their populations and diversity sparks the...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Remote Sensing and Landsat Satellite Imagery
Students comprehend how satellites use remote sensing to produce images. They use supervised classification with Landsat images. Students recognize that the earth's surface has different basic land surfaces that reflect/emit different...
6th - 8th Science
New Review Pulling for Biodiversity
It might seem impossible that with more than 14 million species found on Earth, biodiversity is diminishing—but it's the truth. Young scientists explore how invasive species are so destructive to native biodiversity. They compare...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Where Has It Been? Tracking the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker
By studying the assumed extinction, and subsequent rediscovery of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker, learners use maps and come up with a scenario for the rediscovery of the bird. This incredibly thorough lesson plan is chock-full of...
5th - 8th Science