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149 resources with the concept renewable resources

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STEM Camp—Urban Infrastructure

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Build a bridge to learning in a STEM-aligned unit about urban infrastructure. Young engineers explore the many aspects of civil planning and design in a five-day unit. Content includes the challenging aspects of balancing building with...
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Magic Isle: Lesson Plan 1

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
What are the factors that limit growth and expansion? As part of their study of Catalina Island, class members view the West of the West's documentary Magic Isle and research William Wrigley and the Santa Catalina Island Company. After...
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Synthetic Polymers

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
The use of biodegradable polymers revolutionized many branches of medicine. The video explains what synthetic polymers are and why they are important. Through numerous examples of real-life applications, scholars learn their importance...
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Coal, Oil and Gas Hydrocarbons

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Where do the hydrocarbons we use for energy come from? Science scholars learn the origins of our fossil fuels in a short video. The animated video includes information on how fossil fuels formed, their uses, and how a number of useful...
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Human Impact on the Sea

For Students 4th - 8th
How far does the human hand reach?  Five interactive lessons lead classes through a unit exploring the human impact on ocean resources, pollution, and even extinction. Learners discover how their decisions affect the ocean environment...
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Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources

For Teachers 6th Standards
Did you know there are at least 12 different energy sources? Scholars apply their knowledge about the different types of energy as they sort energy sources by renewable and nonrenewable. Then they pick one from each section to explain in...
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Energy Unit

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Water wheels were first used more than 2,000 years ago, yet now they are only a small part of the energy generation people have come to expect. The Michigan-based energy unit covers the common types of energy used, residential energy...
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Environmental Econ

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How does the economy affect the environment—and vice versa? A video from Crash Course Economics discusses the ways supply and demand for products made with non-renewable resources can result in the Tragedy of the Commons, or even in the...
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Introduction to Hydrogen

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Every region has a renewable resource that can be used to make hydrogen. But, what is hydrogen and why can it be used as an energy source? Find out with a presentation that answers these questions and then discusses where hydrogen is...
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Modeling the Water Cycle

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
You won't see fashion models in this demonstration — only a model of the water cycle. Learners observe a model of the water cycle made from ice cubes, water, and heat. They then record their observations and answer questions. 
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Succession

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The final lesson in a two-part series prompts scholars to create newspaper articles and succession events. Applying their knowledge of the ecosystem and the past examples of succession, they predict what will happen in the future using...
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Could Poop Power Our Cars?

For Students 9th - 12th
Have you ever considered that your poop might be the key to saving the planet? The video discusses how human and animal waste is an issue. Then the scientist explains how researchers are using one problem to solve another. Maybe poop...
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Recycling Polylactic Acid

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Show your class how to recycle during this simulation with polylactic acid. Pupils use a plastic cup, made of PLA, and convert it into a cleaning solution. They conclude the activity by using the newly made cleaning solution to...
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Investigating How Electricity is Generated

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the real cost of electricity? The real cost is not just the price you pay, but the environmental and economic costs as well. Scholars build, use, and judge the effectiveness of a turbine. They also investigate the environmental...
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Resources: Welcome to the Neighborhood

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
How do humans get what they need to survive? Through Earth's resources, of course! This is the focus of a video that explains what resources are and how we use them.
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The Cost of Electricity

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How much is your toaster costing you every day? Young environmentalists calculate the monetary costs of household appliances based on their average consumption of wattage.
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Moja Island

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Did you know that 1.3 billion people live without any form of electricity? Discover an array of possible renewable energy options by taking a trip to Moja Island, an online learning resource that will equip you and your learners with an...
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Natural Resources

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
What natural resources are available in your area? Your learners can consider this question after reading a brief passage about natural and renewable resources. After reading, class members respond to five questions related to the reading.
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Limited Resources

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
The difference between renewable and non-renewable resources is the focus of a short reading comprehension worksheet that asks kids to respond to a series of questions based on the provided passage.
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Limited Resources

For Students 6th - 8th
Here's a comprehension exercise that asks readers to include direct quotes in their analysis of an article on ways to conserve natural resources.
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Who Speaks for the Trees?

For Teachers Pre-K - 8th Standards
Help young conservationists appreciate the important role that trees play in ecosystems around the world with this collection of six engaging activities. From a shared reading and class discussion of Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, to in an depth...
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Fire in Our Communities - What Can We Do?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learn about defensible space and renewable resources with a lesson about forest fires. After exploring the ways that humans have impacted the environment, kids conduct mock interviews about differing points of view in the conservation...
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Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy

For Teachers 2nd - 10th Standards
Energize an environmental science unit on natural resources with this collection of instructional materials. From simple coloring sheets for primary grade children, to guiding questions for a high school research report, a wide variety...
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Investigation: Geothermal Power

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Engineers construct a steam-powered turbine as a demonstration of geothermal energy in action!