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Exploring Energy: Designing a Brighter Future

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Coal soot and gas fumes, smog and pollution, acid rain and nuclear radiation may become passe as scientists search for innovative, sustainable energy sources. Engage young environmentalists in the quest with a collection of resources...
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Rainforest Alliance Belize: 1st Grade

For Teachers 1st Standards
Take a journey to Belize with a collection that looks closely into its habitats. Scholars take part in grand conversations, read-alouds, and hands-on activities to delve deep into the different types of habitats, the animals that call...
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When It Rains It Pours More Drought and More Heavy Rainfall

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Which is worse — drought or flooding? Neither is helpful to the environment, and both are increasing due to climate change. The 16th lesson in a series of 21 covers the average precipitation trends for two different climates within the...
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Where Does Water Go When it Rains?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
An outstanding video on rainfall awaits your learners. Terrific illustrations, graphs, and video footage are utilized to show students the many things that happen to rainfall once it hits the earth. Besides running off into the ocean,...
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Hot and Humid, That's Manu

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Elementary and middle schoolers participate in a demonstration of the heat and humidity of the Manu rainforest environment. They watch and discuss a video, calculate the humidity and temperature in the humidified tent, and write a...
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Water Cycle PowerPoint

For Teachers 3rd
The water cycle is the focus of this technology and Earth Science lesson. Third graders complete a webquest to gain understanding of the water cycle. As they navigate through the Web Quest, they also begin the process of creating a...
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Water Runoff

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Teachers demonstrate water runoff on a hill and its effect on soil erosion. Pupils observe as the instructor changes the steepness of the hill and see whether vegetation covers the soil. Learners then use their observations to make...
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Precipitation in the Pacific Northwest

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
The Pacific Northwest contains the only areas in the contiguous US that receive more than 100 inches of rain each year. Viewers observe the accumulation of rainfall in the area over the course of one month. 
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How to Measure a Changing Climate

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Young scientists explore climate change by taking a look at many different disciplines. They hear from scientists who study soil, clouds, ice cores, ocean temperatures, and more. Then, they search public databases to draw their own...
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Gorongosa's Water Cycle

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Gorongosa National Park holds a fascinating and ever-changing landscape. What makes the water cycle in the park so special? Travel to Mozambique to learn more about the park using a short video. Content includes rainy season in the park,...
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Which Came First - The Rain or the Rainforest?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When in drought, plant a tree! A creative video lesson explains how trees of the rainforest create rain as a byproduct of photosynthesis. Without trees, the rainforests would not exist which is a real problem in regions where logging...
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How Natural Areas Filter Water

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Often called the gift of nature, water is a valuable natural resource. A creative lesson examines the importance of water quality for both humans and agriculture. Scholars learn to view natural areas as filters for rainwater. They...
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Farming the Desert: The Science Behind Desertification

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Learn the implications of extreme climate changes on ecosystems. Young earth scientists explore the desertification of areas in West Africa and consider implemented solutions. Their study includes analysis of climate data from the area...
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It All Runs Downhill

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Examine how pollution makes its way into an ocean with help from a model watershed. Scholars use household items to recreate a mini-watershed, equipped with pollutants, that when mixed with rain drain into a model's body of water. After...
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For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Find the how long it has been raining based upon the amount of rainfall. Scholars analyze a table of the amount of rainfall as a function of time. Pupils first determine whether the function is invertible, then they find and interpret...
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Creating a Rain Gauge

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
When it is pouring rain outside, it is difficult to estimate how much rain lands on Earth. Scientists use rain gauges to measure precipitation levels in centimeters. The resource allows pairs or groups of learners create rain gauges,...
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How Do Jaguars and Howler Monkeys in Belize Depend on Us?

For Teachers 1st Standards
How does weather play a role in the lives of land and sea creatures? Find out with a lesson focused on habitats and the ways animals from different homes are connected. Here, learners explore how the life of a jaguar and howler monkey...
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Calculating Rainwater Runoff

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Thirsty plants soak up every bit of a rainfall, but what happens to the rain that hits the roof? Calculate the amount of rainwater from your school's roof with an Earth science activity, which brings measurement skills, observation...
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Sizing Up the Clouds

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How much rain can that cloud make? Through a simulation, the class estimates the amount of candy rain contained in different cup clouds. After probing the clouds using different methods, class members adjust their estimates. Participants...
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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.
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Fourth Grade Science

For Students 4th
In this science activity, 4th graders answer multiple choice questions about natural objects, rainfall, the solar system, and more. Students complete 25 questions.
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The Water Cycle: The Water Process

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Its time to introduce the water cycle! This presentation describes the water cycle in terms of condensation, evaporation, and precipitation. Five straightforward comprehension questions and easy to understand concept definitions make for...
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Biomes: Grasslands

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Witness the spectacular imagery of tropical grasslands in this non-narrated video. Read some facts pertaining to this biome in the first minute, and then enjoy a brief glimpse of the wildlife native to the tropical grasslands.
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Rain Project

For Teachers Pre-K - K
There's nothing like a sky full of big rain clouds to pique a child's imagination and wonder. Youngsters create their very own book about rain! A clever activity incorporating language arts, science, art, and rainy day games. Each pupil...