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A team of scientists from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) is studying the presence of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in the Antarctic. During January and February 2002 an educator travelled there to participate in the study, and posted daily reports. In addition, this site contains learning activities that you can use to find out how scientists think and work. These include research ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Field trip - virtual, Project
Subject: Chemistry, Ecology, Environmental science, History and philosophy of science, Biological oceanography, Policy issues
 
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The purpose of this resource is to sample, identify, and count macroinvertebrates at a Hydrology Site. Students collect, sort, identify, and count macroinvertebrates from habitats at their site. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Field activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Hydrology
 
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The purpose of this resource is to understand that soil, under different environmental conditions, plays a role in the decomposition of organic materials. Students use bottle experiments to observe changes in the decomposition of vegetable scraps. Students vary temperature, moisture, and light conditions to determine the conditions that best facilitate the decomposition of organic material in soil. ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Soil science
 
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The purpose of this resource is to use a land cover type map to make environmentally sound decisions. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Environmental science, Physical geography
 
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This lesson plan teaches students that the earth is a complex sphere composed of a variety of interdependent systems which can be placed in the following order of increasing complexity: organism, species, population, community, ecosystem, biome, and biosphere. The lesson plan provides objectives, skills, time needed, a content outline, materials, significant terms, a glossary, resources, questions ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology
 
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This lesson plan teaches students that populations are dynamic with identifiable characteristics and measurable growth patterns. Factors of population survival that are taught include immigration and emigration, environmental resistance, carrying capacity, and homeostasis. The lesson plan provides objectives, skills, time needed, a content outline, materials, and significant terms. The overarching ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology
 
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The objectives of this lesson plan are twofold: to have students understand the benefits and problems associated with fire and to understand the role that fire plays in maintaining healthy ecosystems. Emphasis throughout the lesson plan is placed on manager-ignited prescribed burns and natural fires, and their relevance and importance to various types of fire-adapted ecosystems such as chaparral, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan, Project, Glossary
Subject: Ecology, Forestry, Natural hazards, Policy issues
 
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This on-line project is part of the Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education (CIESE) program, which has developed internet activities for the elementary, middle, and high school level student. This series of activities explores the mathematical and environmental aspects of population growth. Using archived census and demographic data as well as up-to-the-minute population estimates from ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Environmental science, Physical geography, Mathematics
 
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This website integrates video footage and information with lesson plans and activities to teach students about the Temperate Grasslands (Prairie) biome of North America. The activities in this unit are designed to give students an overview of the climate and organisms of this biome in order to better understand this endangered ecosystem. There are lesson plans, instruction sheets, and links for additional ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Module / Unit, Video
Subject: Ecology
 
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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. Using research on environmental conditions of the prairie ecosystem (strong winds, hot and dry summers, cold winters, and plants and animals), students will design an imaginary animal, detailing how its physical and behavioral characteristics make it well adapted to the prairie. They will illustrate their animals ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science
 
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