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136 resources with the concept environmental science

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What Happened to the Chesapeake Bay Filtering System?

For Students 6th - 9th
In this environmental science lesson, students write a short story about what it's like to help at an oyster garden. They formulate 2 hypotheses on the disappearance of oysters in Chesapeake Bay.
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Coastal Threat: A Story in Unit Conversions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students convert measurements from one unit to another. In this math lesson, students study the environmental consequences of oil spills. They replicate an oil spill event by modeling and scaling.
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Nature of Science and Ecology

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students identify the different biotic and abiotic components of an ecosystem. In this ecology lesson, students perform a case study on current environmental problems. They write a position statement about their chosen topic and share it...
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Aquatic Science and IPC

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students explain the importance of water in our daily lives. In this aquatic science lesson plan, students identify different ways to purify water and make it potable. They design and construct a water filter based on researched...
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To Clear or Not To Clear, That Is the Question

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Pupils plan how to manage a fictional timber resource.  In this earth science lesson plan, students research the options and repercussions of logging a forested plot of land.  Pupils consider the implications of logging to the animal...
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Topics in Environmental Science

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover topics in environmental science. In this science lesson plan, students build a model to simulate the greenhouse effect and analyze and interpret data, especially the results of introducing pollutants into nature.
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Making Your Own Sampling Tools

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students examine cause-and-effect relationship between human attitudes and behavior in the environment. They also assist citizens in increasing their sensitivity and stewardship for the environment.
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Chemical Engineer

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young scholars identify toxic household products. In this ecology lesson, students research on the health effects, rating and disposal of these products. They rank them based on the danger they pose.
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Freshwater Ecosystems Closing Lesson

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a commercial on how to care for fresh water. For this environmental science lesson, students write a script and use materials as props in the commercial. They present it in class and share comments and feedback.
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Sugar Bush Sap Production - Human Environmental Impact on Sap Sand

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders compare the amount of sugar sand present in tree sap. In this environmental science lesson, 11th graders measure different tree circumference. They prepare a report and share findings in class.
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Rainforest Animals – Camouflage and Coloring for Protection

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explain why animals need to blend in with their surrounding. In this environmental science lesson, students create moth paper models to simulate animals hidden in the rainforests. They make a bulletin board display about what...
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Methods of Power-Fossil Fuel and Ethanol

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the advantages and disadvantages of using ethanol. In this environmental science class, students assess the importance of fossil fuels in our daily lives. They recommend ways to lessen their harmful effects.
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The Debate Over North Shore Road

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the impact of the North Shore Road Project in North Carolina. In this environmental science lesson plan, students share their views regarding this environmental issue. They compare and contrast the map of the Great Smoky...
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Water Quality Survey: Monitoring the Sustainability of Pigeon Creek

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars research the History of Pigeon Creek (or any watershed in your area). In this environmental science lesson, students conduct field tests such as pH and nitrates. They collect data and compare what they collected with other...
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Wetland Ecosystem Conservation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read articles about wetland ecosystem conservation in Florida and other countries. They summarize information found in the articles. Students reflect on the information in the articles and write their feelings.
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Hurricanes in History:

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers interpret data displayed in a graph, make inferences based on graphical data. They work in pairs or groups to interpret graphs containing historical data of hurricanes, and then answer questions that assess their...