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30 resources with the concept sustainable development

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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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WE Are Innovators: High School Resources

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The five lessons in a collection from WE are Innovators encourages high schoolers to go where scientists have not gone before.  They read articles and watch videos to gather information and then use an innovative mindset and their...
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We Are Innovators: Elementary Curriculum

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
The lessons in WE Are Innovators collection encourage fourth, fifth, and sixth graders to use their STEM skills to come up with innovative products or services to help solve a social, environmental, or economic issue. They tackle food...
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We Are Innovators: High School Curriculum

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Five modules in the WE Are Innovators collection encourages high schoolers to get involved and use their creativity and problem-solving skills to investigate issues affecting the environment. They design innovative, sustainable methods...
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Sustainability: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Sustainability is the focus of a collection designed to peak the interests of sixth through eighth-graders. Here you will find an assortment of lessons, activities, and videos covering topics such as sustainable transportation, forestry,...
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High School–Module 4: Energy and Housing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What features make a home energy-efficient? Pupils attempt to answer the question with the fourth lesson from the five-part WE Are Innovators—High School Modules set. Scholars learn how certain building materials help save energy. Using...
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Political Theory - John Ruskin

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Beauty and Capitalism—not two words you usually see together. John Ruskin, a prominent political thinker definitely did not think so. Teach pupils about the political theory behind aesthetics and why some countries may value beauty over...
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Growing Appetites, Limited Resources

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Did you know that, as the world's population increases, its demand for energy increases at an even faster rate? Learners watch a short video about the world's energy crisis before discussing the sustainable alternative energy sources....
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Population, Sustainability, and Malthus: Crash Course World History 215

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Thomas Malthus posed the most famous, and most easily disproven, theory about projected population growth in economic history. What did he get wrong—and why? Explore the Malthusian Theory of Population with a Crash Course video that...
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Five Crazy Bridges for Animals

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How did the chicken cross the road? The video addresses the multiple solutions we created to help animal populations cross roads, power lines, and dams. It explains the reason human-made obstacles hurt animal populations and why it...
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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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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. Learners use satellite images to analyze different forest systems. They study logging methods that maintain the health of the forests and those that deplete...
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Sustainable Cities

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Investigate aspects of sustainable cities and relate them to where you live! A detailed lesson plan first investigates the definition of sustainability. Learners then explore human impact on the environment and social justice. Their...
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Biomimicry and Sustainable Design - Nature is an Engineering Marvel

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Discover how copying nature can be beneficial to humans. Scholars read articles about examples of biomimicry and its potential applications. Along the way, they learn about Nature's Nine Laws and how they relate to biomimicry. This is...
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Designing a Winning Guest Village in the Saguaro National Park

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Don't desert a resource on the desert! Scholars work in groups to build on their ideas from the previous lesson to design a sustainable guest village in the Saguaro National Park. Each group produces a PowerPoint presentation to share...
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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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Architecture: It's Elementary!—Fifth Grade

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Young citizens construct an understanding of urban planning in this cross-curricular unit. Covering every aspect of city development from the political, economic, and social influences to sustainable building practices, this 10-lesson...
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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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Sustainable Development

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Young environmentalists use a conference format to reach consensus on ways to slow deforestation and promote sustainable development. Class members are assigned roles to play during the conference, and work on posters and a public...
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Sustainable Living Sourcebook

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Explore the meaning of sustainable development and have your young scholars record ways of making life more efficient. Students research to find information on sustainable materials and then pool their information to create a source book...
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Designing a Sustainable Guest Village in the Saguaro National Park

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Brainstorm ideas to design a sustainable guest village in the Sonoran Desert. The first installment of a nine-part unit teaches young environmental scientists about the basics of the Saguaro National Park and about sustainable design....
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Economy of Ecology

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students work in groups to decide which statement best fits with each type of sustainable development from a handout about specific strategies countries are utilizing to promote sustainable development.
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Introducing Climate Change: Past, Present and Future

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore concepts of sustainable development in a historical and global context.  For this investigative lesson students view a video and explain what it means to love sustainably. 
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Farming - Ireland

For Students 4th - 8th
In this farming worksheet, students explain what is meant by sustainable development. Students review how rain develops. Students determine how climate effects crops that can be farmed. This worksheet has 4 graphic organizers, 1 graph,...