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I Can't Breathe!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Gulf of Mexico dead zone, an area of low oxygen that kills marine life, costs the United States $82 million every year. Young scientists research anoxic ocean environments then come up with a hypothesis for the cause of the Gulf of...
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Nutrient Cycling

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
AP environmental science or college-level ecology classes will glean a tremendous amount of information on nutrient cycles from this detailed PowerPoint. It covers nutrient requirements, biogeochemcial cycles, decomposition rates, and...
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For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Psychologists study human relationships while ecologist study relationships between organisms in the environment. An introduction to ecology and the related vocabulary benefits scholars as they progress through the presentation and...
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Ocean and Great Lakes Literacy: Principle 4

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Some people live for their yearly beach vacation ... but what many people don't know is how the ocean made life possible! Young oceanographers discover the organisms and nutrient cycles that contribute to continued life on Earth in the...
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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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Biogeochemical Cycling

For Students 9th - 12th
A woman had a job crushing cans at the recycling plant; it was soda pressing. Video focuses on the ways our environment recycles, including the water cycle, carbon cycle, nitrogen cycle, and the phosphorus cycle. It also describes the...
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The Marvels of Mud

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Young scientists roll up their sleeves and get a little dirty in this three-day earth science investigation. Following the scientific method, children monitor the growth of algae in pond water samples in order to determine the role that...
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Ecology, Nutrient Cycles, Populations

For Teachers 6th - 12th
You will get much mileage out of this resource. It is three presentations in one! Standard general ecology information is included within these 69 slides. The first segment deals with levels of organization, biotic and abiotic factors,...
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Energy Flow Through Ecosystems

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Middle or high school environmental studies classes will learn much from this presentation on energy in ecosystems. It covers the foundational topics of trophic levels, food webs, and nutrient cycles using informational text and...
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Traveling Nitrogen

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students act out the cycling of nitrogen through the environment. In this nutrient cycle lesson, students role play as nitrogen atoms traveling through the nitrogen cycle. They travel to stations and roll dice to determine the pathways...
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Runoff with Chunky the Chicken

For Teachers K - 8th
Students are introduced to the on-farm nutrient cycle, which explains feed to manure, to soil, and back to the feed. They are introduced to the generation of runoff during rainstorms, and the contents of runoff water are more than water...
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Soil Acidity and Leaching

For Teachers K - 8th
Learners are introduced to the concept of acids and bases and arouse curiosity about acids and bases in daily life. They are introduced to the measurement of soil pH. Pupils are introduced to the effect of soil pH on nutrient cycling...
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Bio-geochemical Cycles

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young scholars study the nutrient cycle, how it works, and why it is essential for life.  In this ocean instructional activity students apply nutrient cycling to a closed ecosystem and see how it affects the things, journal the progress...
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Researching the Nutrient Cycle

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this researching the nutrient cycle worksheet, students read about the cycle of nutrients, look at the diagram, then answer two questions by doing research on this topic.
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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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River Pollution - Nutrient Cycle & Wetlands

For Students 6th - 7th
In this nutrient cycle activity, learners add arrows to the diagram and label the picture with the four different stages. Students also answer questions about nutrient loss and pollution.
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The Phosphorus Cycle

For Students 7th - 11th
In this phosphorus worksheet, students read about the phosphorus cycle and how phosphates are used in commercial industry. Then students complete 2 short answer questions.
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Let's Make a Compost Cake

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students create a compost cake. In this gardening and decomposition science lesson, students review and describe the "nutrient cycle." Students create a compost pile, measure and record the dimensions and temperature of the pile, and...