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331 resources with the keyterm conservation

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Wild Wildlife

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students assess how people both support and refute actions that lead to the extinction of animals. They examine how the wild tiger population has grown from near-extinction due to conservation efforts. They investigate an animal species...
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Utilizing Community Resources

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students gain an understanding of scientific methods and use process skills (such as observing, classifying, and predicting) to solve a problem. They develop an understanding of the need for natural preservation.
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In Search of Reused and Recycled

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students identify recycled and recyclable products by reading their packaging They understand the impact of solid waste on landfills and relate the idea of conserving natural resources to the importance of recycling and buying recycled...
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The Lorax

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders identify and list five problems presented in The Lorax by Dr. Seuss. They relate these problems to current environmental issues and debate how to make a difference then participate in different activities to improve their...
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Between a Rock and A Hard Place

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students identify what information they would need to make a decision about the breaching of a dam in order to save wild salmon. They evaluate the scenario in depth focusing on the economic impact on the community, and the salmon.
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Conservation of Energy

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students demonstrate the law of the conservation of energy (blocks) without counting the units of energy directly.
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Conservation of Mechanical Energy

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners complete a lab activity that helps them find the differences between potential and kinetic energy.  In this conservation lesson students graph data and work in groups to complete a lab. 
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India's Endangered Tigers

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Pupils explore India through maps, as well India's tigers.  In this investigating India lesson students use the Internet to research the tiger and its environment. 
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Conserving Land, Water and Air

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Young scholars take a hands on approach to learning about conservation.  In this conservation lesson students divide into groups and complete several demos, view a PowerPoint presentation and complete a handout.
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Soil, Plants, and the Energy Cycle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine soil conservation. In this soil conservation lesson, students determine how much bio-fuel can be produced by different plants. 
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Environmentalism: Then and Now

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine the history of the conservation movement and how it relates to contemporary issues.  In this Environmental Science lesson, 10th graders research the roots of the environmental and conservation movement and...
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Botanical Diversity in South Africa

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the history and culture of South Africa.  In this South African lesson, 9th graders create individual art pieces to be joined in the construction of a quilt.
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Conservation Success Index

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students read information about trout habitat preservation and visit the various links to learn a fish species and its current habitat range. In this habitat conservation lesson plan, students read passages about use the Trout Unlimited...
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Frogs - A Thin Line: Movie Discussion

For Students 9th - 10th
In this Frogs - A Thin Line, movie worksheet, students answer questions after viewing the movie about the facts presented and the implications involved.
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Outdoor Education

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars participate in various outdoor activities to teach them about the environment. In this outdoor education lesson plan, students participate in activities such as compass direction, conservation, forestry, wildlife, and...
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Using the Land

For Students 9th - 12th
In this land worksheet, high schoolers review the different ways that land is used such as landfills, topsoil, farmland, and hazardous waste. This worksheet has 13 true or false questions and 1 short answer question.
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How Can Humans Change Ecosystems?

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this ecosystems worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer by writing in 2 facts and 1 conclusion about how humans change ecosystems.
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What Threatens the Survival of Species?

For Students 4th - 6th
In this species survival worksheet, students brainstorm different examples of what threatens the survival of species. This worksheet is a graphic organizer.
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How Can Resources Be Conserved?

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this resources worksheet, students will explore the problem of pollution by describing 3 ways to reduce pollution. This worksheet is a graphic organizer.
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Where to shop?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars study a topic of an environmental nature that is relevant to them (as individuals) on a local level, but with global implications. They consider whether their family's shopping habits have any lasting effects on the...
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Grow Your Own

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students study the growth and care of plants. They take tour of their school site and plant seeds to observe their growth. Afterward, they answer questions about the origin and value of their plants.
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Who Deserves The Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in a variety of lessons that are targeted towards bringing resources to the class in order to motivate the research and writing process. They conduct research using resources and focusing upon the topic water usage and...
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Watt's Up with the Electricity Bill?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study of how much electricity is used in their home and the actual cost for the electricity. They create a realistic conservation plan for their home focusing on the areas that tend to use a great deal of electricity....
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Earth Day-Conservation Walk/Ride

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the relationship between conservation of our resources and the use of other modes of transportation (walking, biking and roller blading). They show respect for their environment by picking up garbage in the area. They...