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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 7-9, Unit 3

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Living things and ecosystems respond to and are affected by climate change. In this collection of four lessons, students learn about how researchers—now and in the past—have used plant lifecycle events to understand climate. Pupils...
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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 10-12, Unit 3

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
A four-lesson collection has scholars collecting data to determine how climate affects phenology. The unit begins with class embers collecting life-cycle data on their campus. They then collect, graph, and analyze data on trees to show...
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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 10-12, Unit 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A five-lesson collection examines how current climate changes are different from those in the past. Young scientists gather data from sources life fossils, tree rings, ice cores, and global CO2 levels to determine similarities and...
4 Items in Collection
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Invertebrates

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Introduce young zoologists to invertebrates with a video collection from Nature League, hosted by Britt Garner. The narrator identifies the major characteristics of invertebrates alongside their positions on the phylogenetic tree....
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Climate Change: Earth's Giant Game of Tetris

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
In this colorful animation, our current problem with climate change is likened to a block-stacking game of Tetris. Greenhouse gases are increasing in the atmosphere at an increasing rate. Can we place them properly before it's too late?...
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Interpret The Rate of Change Within the Context of Everyday Life

For Students 8th Standards
Rate of change isn't found only in a classroom but in everything that fluctuates. Show your learners they can find the rate of change in real-world situations with examples using time and temperature. The video starts by reviewing how to...
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Interpret the Rate of Change (Slope) within the Context of Everyday Life

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
With math all around us, your learners will see they can create an equation to model different situations. From fundraising to a cell phone plan, your mathematicians can find the starting point b, plug in the rate of change m, and create...
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Changing Planet: Permafrost Gas Leak

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pair earth scientists up to use an amazing online arctic portal mapping tool and Google Earth to analyze permafrost changes. They compare changes to data on atmospheric concentrations of methane to see if there is a correlation. Then...
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Changing Planet: Rising Ocean Temperatures - Rising Sea Levels

For Teachers 5th - 9th
As an anticipatory set, young environmental technicians watch a video about how ocean temperatures seem to be changing along with the global climate. They perform a laboratory demonstration with the purpose of observing what happens to...
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Terrestrial Ecosystem Response to Climate Change

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
An extensive investigation of the Earth's climate changes awaits your environmental science classes. This top-notch presentation begins by looking at the history of Earth's climate and then predicts the impact on each major terrestrial...
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Interpret The Rate of Change /Slope in the Context of Everyday Life

For Students 8th Standards
Find slope all around us and calculate the rate of change during this video that uses real-life situations. Your learners will start by creating a table to see how each change creates the pieces of slope. Plug that slope into your...
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Writing Exercises: Patterns of Change, #3

For Students 9th - 11th
Change is an inevitable factor of all existence and your class has the task of looking at three different patterns of change that affect our modern world. Question one focuses on advancements that have prolonged the average life...
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Life Cycle of a Butterfly

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Demonstrate the life cycle of a butterfly with young scientists. They will read Clara Caterpillar and discuss what they learned about the life cycle of a butterfly and metamorphosis. Then they will create a life cycle wheel of a...
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Insect Life Cycles

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Butterflies are fascinating! Their development is an intriguing example of natural life cycles. Read a book about butterflies to your learners (several are recommended), and focus on the term life cycle as you explain stages animals go...
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Percent of Change

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Your car decreases in value from $20,000 to $17,000. What percent of the value have you lost? Pupils answer word problems by determining the percent of change. 
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A Tale of Two Teeth: A Hands-On Discussion About Climate Change

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Sink your teeth into an engaging lesson plan on climate change! Science sleuths examine the prehistoric central Florida ecosystem through fossil analysis and a Socratic discussion. The easy-to-follow teacher's plan provides detailed...
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Rate of Change

For Students 8th - 10th
In this algebra I/algebra II worksheet, students determine the function that expresses the rate of change for the given situation. The two page worksheet contains thirteen multi-step problems. Answers are included.
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Changing Planet: Fading Corals

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Show the six-minute video, "Changing Planet: Fading Corals," and then demonstrate how calcium carbonate forms a precipitate in the presence of carbon dioxide. Separate your scientists into small groups to gather information about coral...
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Butterfly Life Cycle

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
The butterfly's life cycle is a topic little ones love to learn about. Here is a great little lesson plan that introduces the stages of butterfly life through two hands-on activities. First, the class makes a rotating life cycle wheel,...
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Changing Planet: Ocean Acidification - the Chemistry is Less than Basic!

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A video and laboratory investigation are highlights to this instructional activity on acidification of ocean water due to increased atmospheric carbon dioxide. Using bromothymol blue (BTB) as an indicator, pupils analyze the amount of...
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Polar Bears in Peril - Climate Change Culprit?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the changes in sea ice over several years. In this life science lesson, students review and examine 20 years of data. They use Excel to graph data and analyze trends.
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Life in the Crystal Palace

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Marine biologists research sea ice communities. Assign some groups to construct paper models of sea ice communities in winter, and some to construct models of them in summer. The lesson is simplistic, but the Internet resources provided...
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Changes, Goals, and Expectations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Before young adults can consider their path in life, they have to deal with personal change and learn how to set goals. The class is visited by a group of 12th graders or adults, who discuss the physical, emotional, and intellectual...
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Butterfly Life Cycle

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders will learn about the butterfly's life cycle from their peers, reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and Internet research. They will apply their knowledge to complete a worksheet and learning frame, which are provided here....

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