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In this lesson, students will examine the challenges of balancing development and land conversion with the fiscal, technical and political challenges of addressing nutrient loading. They will have the opportunity to examine these issues based on real data and maps from their own watersheds. In Activities 1 and 2 students will compare the nitrogen loads when development occurs inside and outside the ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Case study, Lesson plan
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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This online multidisciplinary 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. It utilizes both real time data and primary source materials to help guide students to discover the science and history of the Gulf Stream. Students investigate the driving forces ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Module / Unit, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Climatology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography, Policy issues
 
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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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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 9-12. It is designed to introduce various publications that have had a profound influence on our attitudes toward environmental issues. Students write a brief essay explaining the effects these books might have had on science or society as well as their own personal reactions to what they've read. Included are objectives, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology
 
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This slide show presents information about corals, which build carbonate skeletons over many years, forming the beautiful reefs common in tropical seas. Some coral species are sensitive to water temperatures and other environmental factors, and their skeletons can record information on past climate. This slide set discusses the future implications of climate variability through the use of color photos ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo, Photograph
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Biological oceanography
 
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