Water: An Endangered Resource
Students explore the concept of watersheds. They investigate how the reclamation of abandoned coal mines in Pennsylvania improves water quality. In addition, they diagram the components and assess the value of a passive treatment system.
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The Effects of Environmental Conditions on Aquatic Organisms
What kind of experiment can your class do to how observe the environment effects on organisms? Groups design and conduct lab experiments to learn about the effects of the environment on aquatic organisms. Based upon knowledge gained from...
8th - 12th Science
Can the Frog Apocalypse be Stopped by a New "Vaccine"?
Thanks to chytrid fungus, the list of endangered and extinct amphibians has grown by around 200 species. The video details how the fungus attacks frogs, specifically the yellow-legged mountain frogs in California. It then offers hope...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Water Resources and the Role of the Independent Sector
Students identify the need to maintain and protect our natural resources. In this natural resource lesson plan, students study pictures of the effects of pollution on animals and water. Students brainstorm a list of ways water is an...
7th - 9th Science
Global Resources: What Will You Do with Your Power?
Learners examine the human impact on natural resources. They read and discuss an article, evaluate nations regarding their environmental problem-solving, develop a presidential speech on the environment, and conduct a natural resources...
9th - Higher Ed Science
Endangered Species - What am I Going to Do to Save Them?
Students distinguish between nature's impact and human impact on animal populations. They produce a slideshow presentation that displays the results of their research. They form an action plan for saving an endangered species found in...
9th - 12th Science