Pupils find maps of the region to show rock formations and soil types and use GIS to compare radon levels. They describe three types of radioactive decay, interpret graphs, and follow steps to develop a nuclear bomb or energy.
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Water Quality and Watersheds: A GIS Investigation
Requiring more than one class period, this resource takes earth science learners on a journey through a watershed. Using ArcGIS Explorer, an online geographic information system, they view maps of watersheds and surrounding landscapes....
9th - 12th Science
Watershed Teacher Field Book
Maybe you've seen land that is covered in water, not deep enough for a lake or pond, but deep enough that the water stays throughout the year. This area is called a wetland, and during a five-day activity, learners investigate wetlands,...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Nutrients in Lake Water: Too Much of a Good Thing?!
Students investigate nutrient concentrations in lake water. In this biological communities activity, students experiment with nitrogen and phosphorus cycles using real life situations. Students discuss watersheds, runoff, and both...
11th - 12th Science
The Study of Urban and Suburban Environments within the Mystic River Watershed
High school young scholars examine their own water-based environments, within the Mystic Watershed. As the learners engage in inquiry-based, hands-on projects, critical thinking skills and problem-solving, the project will lead them to...
10th - 12th Math