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The Carbon Cycle

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Hear how carbon functions on our earth and the purpose it serves. The carbon cycle is illustrated with narration for your junior high or high school biologists. Global temperature increase is also included, though the clip cuts off...
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The Influence of Human Activity on the Environment

For Teachers 4th - 8th
The surge in human population in the last 2,000 years, due in large part to better health care, has brought a surge in the demand for resources and in pollution. The graphics, photographs, and real-life examples in a thought-provoking...
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Disposables and Deforestation

For Students 6th - 12th
Ever think about the impact those cool disposable chopsticks have on the environment? Read about a group of students in Beijing who created a forest using nothing but tossed out chopsticks. Find out how this artistic endeavor is making a...
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Environmental Issues Vocabulary and Speaking Exercise

For Students 6th - 8th
Eight color graphics fill the top half of this page. Each of them is meant to represent a different environmental topic: poaching, deforestation, pollution, etc. Youngsters associate vocabulary terms with each graphic and then answer...
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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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What is Deforestation?

For Students 9th - 12th
An overview of deforestation is the focus of this resource, which present the reader with a list of facts. Ten comprehension questions follow; learners can write their answers on a separate piece of paper. Have your environmental...
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The Environment

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the issues that influence our environment and research ways to decrease the negative impact that humans have on the environment. Misconceptions about environmental issues are addressed in this lesson.
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The Networked Beauty of Forests

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Forests are like Facebook, a social network of trees and other organisms that support and provide for each other. Professor Suzanne Simard describes how forests are wired for healing, but that they need our help. This video would be a...
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Urban Ecosystems 2: Why are There Cities? A Historical Perspective

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Second in a series of five lessons, this lesson encourages preteens to consider cities as urban ecosystems. First, they keep a food diary for a few days. They visit the Natrional Agricultural Statistics Service website for current data...
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Erase It! Deforestation

For Teachers K - 12th
Sudents comprehend the importance of forests in the Earth's ecological system. They discuss the various ways people are ridding the world of large evergreen, deciduous, and rainforest areas and how deforestation harms the environment.
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Devastating Deforestation Triarama

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students become familiar with the process of deforestation and its impact upon rainforests and people who depend on them. They research endangered and already-extinct species of rainforest animals and plants. Students fabricate a 3D...
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Timber: Living and Working in an Arkansas Forest

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Upper elementary and middle schoolers examine and research the history of the Timber Industry in the state of Arkansas. An economic component is quite prevalent in this lesson as well. Groups of learners work together to write essays...
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Shrinking Rainforests

For Students 6th - 10th
In this rainforests worksheet, students study satellite images and rainforest facts. They complete 8 short answer questions that follow.
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Thinking About the Environment: Where Are Our Forests?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students investigate our lack of forests by examining population.  In this deforestation lesson, students research a list of the continents, their populations, and remaining forest area.  Students discuss why forests are disappearing and...
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It's Goin' Down; The Rain Forest

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover the global problem of deforestation. In this environmental lesson, students identify organizations on the quest to stop deforestation. Students also discover what they can do to solve this global dilemma.
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U.S. And Global Deforestation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze graph showing global deforestation, view photograph of deforestation in Brazil's interior rain forest and examine three maps showing deforestation within the United States, describe political, economic, and social...
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Art, Literature, & Environment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars communicate their thoughts on the environment by creating picture books for middle school students. Young scholars include their thoughts on population, deforestation, water, energy, endangered species, and waste in their...
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Deforestation, Fragmentation, and the Edge Effect

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learners participate in an activity to demonstrate how deforestation, fragmentation, and habitat edges may affect native animal populations. Students accomplish this by playing a game from a provided worksheet and completing a graphing...
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Environment: Rivers of Destiny

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate the results of human intervention with the Mekong. Mississippi, and Amazon rivers. After watching a video about the status of the three rivers, they complete experiments demonstrating the effects of erosion and...
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Deforestation: Can We See the Forest for the Trees?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students examine the cause and effect of deforestation and investigate possible solutions. They read and discuss an article, write an essay, and conduct research for a project involving a forest management interview, or analyzing uses of...
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FOREST GRUMP: Examining How Deforestation Affects Plants and Animals of the Canadian Boreal

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider definition of an ecosystem as it relates to the Canadian boreal, discover how deforestation affects this forest and recreate ecosystems. They write persuasive letters urging politicians or business people to help save...
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Ecological Impact of Wood Extraction

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars explore their local environment by conducting a class experiment. In this deforestation lesson, students discuss the effects of wood harvesting on forests around the world and research environment related vocabulary terms....
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Stewardship

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore deforestation and cultural mandate. In this stewardship activity, students complete a KWL chart about deforestation and discuss how stewardship relates to the cultural mandate after reading silently in Genesis. Students...
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Deforestation in the Amazon Rain Forest

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate deforestation. For this Amazon Rain Forest lesson, students discover what deforestation is as they listen to a lecture, read and discuss an article, and define the vocabulary words on the provided list.