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136 resources with the concept environmental science

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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Tales from California’s Channel Islands: Restoration

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
The tale of the restoration of California's Channel Islands begins with a video that details the devastation of Santa Cruz Island by introducing species that are not native to the region. Additionally, the video discusses the controversy...
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TeachEngineering: Air Quality InQuiry (AQ-IQ)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
One lesson and five activities provide scholars with the background and skills they need to conduct air quality research projects on topics they choose. Class members are introduced to air quality science, data collection, analysis, and...
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TeachEngineering: Digital Mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
A multidisciplinary unit has young engineers explore Geographic Information Systems (GIS), an essential tool in planning any engineering projects. The lessons and activities in Part 1 of the unit look at GIS in general. Part 2 focuses on...
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The Physics of Fluid Mechanics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In this collection, Pascal’s law, Archimedes’ Principle, and Bernoulli’s Principle aid young engineers in understanding the physics of fluid mechanics. Armed with the knowledge of how forces are applied to fluids, scholars design...
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Environmental Engineering and Water Chemistry

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Introduce young scientists to the fundamentals of environmental engineering with a nine-resource collection that looks at air, land, and water quality concerns. The unit begins with a PowerPoint presentation that provides background...
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WE Are Innovators: Elementary Resources

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
A collection of five resources encourages young scientists to be innovative thinkers and design a sustainable product or service. Lessons target pollution, food waste, energy-inefficient housing, and transportation issues.    
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Water Pollution Cleanup

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How do scientists determine the best method for removing pollutants from our water sources? Environmental scholars experiment with pollution clean-up options to discover which are the most cost-effective, fastest, and most thorough....
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On the Verge of Displacement

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
By having scholars tackle this interdisciplinary activity, they'll see how social studies and environmental science are related as they explore the impact that the construction of a dam will have on the population and ecosystem of the...
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Learning with Nature

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Think outside the box - and think about education beyond the classroom walls - with a resource that has your critical thinkers watching a video about a nursery in Scotland that lets youngsters roam wild in a forest. Viewers reflect on...
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Fibers, Dyes, and the Environment

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Nanofibers can be made through electrospinning or force spinning in order to reduce the negative impact on the environment. Pupils study the role of fibers and dye on the environment through a series of five hands-on activities. Then,...
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Green Green Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
School budgets don't have a lot of extra money, so when students propose saving the district money, everyone jumps on board. The first lesson plan in the series of 21 introduces the concept of an energy audit. Scholars form an eco-action...
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Introduction to Environmental Engineering

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
A series on environmental engineering introduces the class to issues that environmental engineers work to solve. This first lesson plan focuses on air and land issues, and looks at ways to reduce pollution.
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Exploring Oceans: Great Barrier Reef

For Teachers 6th - 12th
All aboard! Let's take a trip to the world's largest living structure, the Great Barrier Reef. Encompassing more than 1,200 miles of islands and reefs, it is considered one of the seven wonders of the natural world due to its...
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The Story of Petroleum

For Teachers 5th - 8th
An array of video clips, photographs, and drawings keep visual learners engaged, and an agreeable narration voice draws in auditory learners. It begins by explaining the formation of fossil fuels and progresses into how oil is located,...
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Natural Disasters and the Five Themes of Geography

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Have your class do research on natural disasters and create a presentation using this resource. In completing this activity, learners apply the five geography themes to their research. They write a paper describing their results. It's a...
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Is It Easy Being Green Game Show

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Is it possible to create an environmentally friendly shampoo? Learners accept this challenge in the fifth lesson in a green chemistry series of 24. The analysis of their shampoo ingredients must address pH, exothermic reactions, and...
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The Story of Cosmetics Video Assessment

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Does your shampoo contain carcinogens? Scholars learn how cosmetic companies create and market their products, many of which contain toxic chemicals. They examine the bias and consumer responsibilities in the industry.
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12 Principle Match Up

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Can you find a match? Scholars review the 12 principles of green chemistry by playing a matching game. The second lesson plan of the series reinforces the principles from the first lesson plan. Individuals play the matching game and also...
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Sustainability Bingo

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Play a little Bingo and learn a little chemistry. The third installment in a 24-part series gives scholars the opportunity to play a game of Bingo while they review the 12 principles of green chemistry. The principles make up the Bingo...
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Plastic-Free Is Not Easy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Paper or plastic? Scholars discuss a worksheet containing grocery photos in which consumers were challenged to buy items without plastic wrapping or containers. Learners rank the food items by the need for packaging, such as a banana,...
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Engineering the World Around Us: Genome Editing and the Environment

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Challenge young minds to build a better world with genetic engineering. Biologists learn potential solutions for environmental issues using genome editing while interacting with three case studies. Scholars read articles and view...
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Career Connections | Hydrologist

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Love math, science, geography, geology, and most especially water? Consider a career as a hydrologist. The narrator of a short video introduces viewers to the many careers in the field of hydrology and the educational pathways available...
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Career Connections | Environmental Scientist

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The narrator of a short video shares his passion for environmental science and the importance of his work to research the human and climate factors that impact the environment.
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Going Green

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Trash is where it's at! Using bags of garbage collected from the school, learners sort the contents into categories based on type of material and collect data on the results. The data may include weight, volume, and/or percent of the trash.