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This guide to organisms and environmental issues of the Chesapeake Bay and Mid-Atlantic Coast addresses restoration and protection of bay habitats, bay grasses, harmful algae, bay monitoring efforts, and organisms that live in the bay. There is also education section that features materials for teachers, students and volunteers, frequently asked questions about the bay, and a set of links to related ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science
 
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Population growth in the District of Squamish, British Columbia has placed increasing pressure on many of the area's natural resources. Visitors to this site can learn practical tips for individuals on such topics as wetlands, back yard conservation, environmentally sensitive areas, watercourse protection, urban runoff; and lawn, garden, and sidewalk tips. Other topics include a case study of an initiative ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science
 
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This article describes ice worms (Mesenchytraeus solifugus) that live on glaciers in southern Alaska, the Coastal range and British Columbia, and in the Olympics and North Cascades as far south as Mt. St. Helens. Pictures of the ice worms and information on their habitat, physiolology, diet, and behavior are provided. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology
 
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In this activity, the GLOBE Kids wonder why the hummingbirds have stopped visiting their school garden. They conduct an investigation, learning more about hummingbird needs, seasonal changes at their school, and what it's like in Costa Rica where the birds spend the winter. In Activity 1, 'All Year Long', students will learn about seasonal changes in a local habitat. They will learn how to make detailed ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science
 
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The Teacher Pages feature news and events, instructional materials, projects, reference materials, and classroom activities for instruction in language arts, math, science, and social studies in the context of environmental education. Kids in grades 4-8 can learn about a wide selection of environmental topics, such as wetlands, endangered species, water and air quality, conservation, and invasive ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field activity, Guide for instructor, Project
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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This resource offers several avenues for students to evaluate environmental effects on water quality. The Bear Creek case study asks students to imagine they are owners of an environmental consulting firm who has been hired by a local catch-and-release campsite to find out why all the fish are dying, and come up with solutions to fix the problem. Biological, chemical and physical data for locations ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Case study, Module / Unit, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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This lesson introduces primary students to the water cycle by having them help draw a picture of a lake ecosystem, adding human impacts that affect water quality. Students conclude by creating their own illustrations of human-induced changes to a lake ecosystem. There are suggested implementation directions and assessment strategies. There are links to related sites and suggestions for extending the ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Human geography, Hydrology
 
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This El Nino site explains the abnormal warming of surface ocean waters in the eastern tropical Pacific and how it affects global weather, ocean circulation, and coral reef ecosystems. The activities involve wind direction and the Coriolis effect, global wind patterns, and cloud formation. There are sections comparing normal conditions to El Nino conditions and a video clip of the 1982-1983 El Nino ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Video, Glossary, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Ecology, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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This lesson offers students an introduction to river ecology and the effects of human activity on watersheds. They will learn the basics of river ecology; research how dams affect the environment; and study a specific watershed in the United States. Assessment materials, extension activities, and links to related sites are inlcuded. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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This lesson plan will help students to understand that the way a community disposes of its wastewater may negatively affect local aquatic habitats, that it is possible to find wastewater-disposal methods that do not pollute, and that both governments and citizens can take action to ensure that waste water will be disposed of in a way that is not destructive. As part of the lesson, students will discuss ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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