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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) restoration portal provides access to information on coastal habitat restoration programs, projects, and activities through a single point-of-entry and is organized by four thematic areas. The areas are Collaborating with Communities, Restoring Injured Habitats and Natural Resources, Advancing Restoration Science, and the Estuary Restoration ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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This curriculum provides instructional units on the issue of dumping waste into marine waters. Students will understand that debris dumped into the ocean and onto beaches has become more than an eysore and is having serious impacts on wildlife, the environment, and our economy. There are three units that cover characteristics and sources of debris, potential impacts, and information on developing ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), General public
Resource type: Curriculum, Module / Unit
Subject: Environmental science, Physical oceanography
 
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This activity demonstrates how different sizes of rock materials that make up an aquifer affect water movement. Students discover that ground water must be able to move through underground materials at rates fast enough to supply useful amounts of water to wells or springs in order for those materials to be classified as an aquifer. They also learn that for water to move in an aquifer, some of the ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo
Subject: Hydrology
 
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This brief demonstration can serve as an introduction to other environmental activities related to water resources. It shows how little fresh water is available for our use and introduces the concept of a limited water supply and the need to protect water resources. It works well in an informal outdoor setting or in a classroom. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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This is a hands-on activity that fosters decision-making skills and emphasizes scientific principles such as objectivity and replication. It is designed to show that pollutants are not always obvious and not all contaminants pose a health risk. Students will learn that some contaminants can be detected by sight, smell, or taste and that others are not detectable except with sophisticated analytical ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lab activity
Subject: Environmental science
 
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This activity involves students in learning about energy sources. It demonstrates that energy, the environment and economics are closely tied. During the course of the game and in the discussion afterwards, students will learn the concepts of scarcity, opportunity cost, net energy profit, law of diminishing returns, and that availability does not mean usefulness. In addition students will recognize ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Environmental science, Geology, Policy issues, Technology
 
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In this activity students learn the importance of petroleum products by considering what it would be like to live in a world without them. After the teacher reviews some uses of petroleum as well as some problems caused by the use of petroleum, students study a worksheet that includes pictures of two houses. The houses are identical except everything made with petroleum has been taken out of the second ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Environmental science, Policy issues, Technology
 
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This tutorial introduces students to the importance of water to living organisms, including humans. The discussion points out that all organisms contain water, and decribes how water is accumulated and stored. There is also an examination of the water supplies of Winnipeg, Ontario, and Vancouver, British Columbia, and a discussion of the importance of purifying driking water supplies to remove harmful ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Photograph
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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Deserts, one of the four major terrestial biomes, cover about one-fifth of Earth's land area. This interactive slide presentation shows some aspects of deserts, including dunes, desert-adapted plants, oases, and sculpted rock formations. There is also a map showing the distribution of the world's deserts. A background essay and discussion questions are included. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Climatology, Physical geography, Geology
 
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This page from the US Environmental Protection Agency features a number of educational resources in honor of this year's Earth Day celebration. There are links to localized volunteer opportunities, a series of "green tips" or ideas for reducing one's carbon footprint, and a set of lesson plans and activities for K-12 students. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science
 
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