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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 10-12, Unit 3

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
A four-lesson collection has scholars collecting data to determine how climate affects phenology. The unit begins with class embers collecting life-cycle data on their campus. They then collect, graph, and analyze data on trees to show...
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DIY Ecosystem

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Over five days, super scientists complete activities in preparation for building an ecosystem. Pupils read and answer questions, classify living, and non-living things in the classroom, view an engaging video, and complete a worksheet....
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Forest Floor Investigation

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Most living things go unnoticed. Change that using a fun activity about the nutrient cycle. Pupils use hula hoops to mark areas of study and then make observations about the living things they see. They first make surface observations,...
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Invasive Plants: Impact on Environment and People

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
It's the attack of the invasive species! Young scientists simulate the behavior of an invasive species with a game-like activity. They assume the roles of native plants, invasive plants, and resources and watch the invasive plant takes...
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The Secret Language of Trees

For Students 6th - 12th
The question isn't whether trees can communicate with each other, but how their communication works. Learn about the intricate communication network between trees and the fungus in the soil, and how the relationship goes beyond a simple...
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2003 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
One size fits all doesn't seem to be the right approach to endangered species. Using a four-part AP® assessment, learners respond to questions that address environmental concerns such as human population changes, invasive species...
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2011 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Beetle population, climate change, and acidification are all real environmental threats. Scholars display their knowledge of these threats and offer solution strategies in a four-question assessment resource. Questions from the AP® exam...
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2012 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Sometimes solving one problem leads to another. Scholars respond to questions about fracking to harvest natural gas and other environmental related topics. The resource provides items released from the 2012 AP® Environmental Science exam...
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2010 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Scientists rely heavily on data to make predictions and find solutions. Young scholars become scientists as they analyze information presented to them to construct responses. They consider scenarios related to air pollution, invasive...
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The Return of Gray Wolves to Yellowstone National Park: Right or Wrong?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Should gray wolves be removed from Yellowstone National Park? After researching the complex relationships between the various habitats and species at Yellowstone National Park,  including humans, class members take a position on the...
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There's Something Very Fishy About These Trees ...

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Around 80 percent of the nitrogen in plants living in coastal forests comes from decaying fish. Viewers learn how salmon encourage the growth of forests with a scientific video that highlights interdependence, ecosystems, and the...
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What Happened to the World's Greatest Ape?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Gigantopithecus was the greatest of the great apes! Whatever became of them? Take a journey to Asia and explore the forests and grasslands that were once home to the large primate using a video from an extentsive biology playlist....
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Why Biodiversity Is Good For The Economy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Variety is the spice of life! Biodiversity is important for the health of ecosystemsand also the health of industries like timber and agriculture. Junior conservationists learn the link between biodiversity and profitability in a short,...
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Ecosystem Interdependence: Managing Salmon for Healthy Forests

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Examine the impact the fishing industry has on local ecosystems. The hands-on lesson begins with an experiment that tests the effectiveness of fish-based fertilizers. It continues with a computer-based module that simulates sustainable...
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Seeing the Wood for the Trees: Introduction to Sustainable Forestry

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Examine the soundness of the world forest system through an interactive lesson plan. Learners use satellite images to analyze different forest systems. They study logging methods that maintain the health of the forests and those that...
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Aspect, Treeline, and Climate

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Head to the treeline and beyond to examine how this feature of the landscape affects weather and climate, which gives scientists clues about its health. Class members' observations of photographs provide the data that drives the...
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Climate and Forest Ecosystem Services

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Forests, through sequestration, capture excess carbon dioxide in our atmosphere and store it, aiding in climate change. The third installment in a four-part series on how climate impacts forests explores carbon sequestration. Classes...
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Fitting In

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Birds help other birds find food? Scholars are placed into one of five groups of different birds. Each group then "feeds" on letters of paper in a field and gather five pieces per person. As each group plays, more food is exposed,...
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Go Eco! Ecosystems

For Teachers 7th - 10th
How is a movie theater like a desert biome? Compare systems to ecosystems with a set of activities that focuses on accessing multiple intelligences and building upon knowledge. As learners discuss the ways elements of an ecosystem depend...
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Managing Forests to Prevent Wildfires

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Sometimes the best way to prevent forest fires is to create smaller fires. Explore forest management with an activity that explains the ways that controlled burns can keep unexpected fires from running amok in the wilderness and nearby...
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Caring for the Forest

For Students 3rd - 7th
What is a controlled burn, and how is it different from a wildfire? Learn about the different ways forest rangers take care of the forest with a fun, interactive board game that focuses on forest management and fire safety.
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Leading Causes of Wildfires in Oregon

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
You've heard of "wildfire season," but what types of weather and conditions lead to increased wildfires? Young firefighters learn about common sources of wildfires, safe ways to clear debris near their homes, and the most effective ways...
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How Things Burn

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
What is the fire triangle? Young ranger learn about the three elements needed to start a fire and keep it going (heat sources, fuel sources, and oxygen) with a class demonstration involving a candle in a jar.
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The Value of Oregon’s Forests

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
No matter where you go, you're in the middle of a forest in some way. Use a lesson about forests and the many ways they contribute to our world, including the ecosystems of animals and plants living in their shady soil.