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This activity allows students to explore the growth of plants and the care required for plant survival in an indoor setting. Students will research the characteristics of plants, and gather information about soil, nutrients, temperature, light, and water in order to set up an environment that will help the plants grow the quickest. A rubric for evaluating students' performance based on their research ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation
Subject: Agricultural science, Biology
 
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Students participate in an activity to learn about fish and how they survive in an aquarium environment. Assuming the roles of fish biologist, aquarium architect, and zookeeper, they will research the classification and anatomy of fish and identify species suitable for an aquarium environment, as well as learning about the set-up and care of an aquarium. Each individual will prepare a written report, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation
Subject: Biology
 
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Students investigate the challenges of living and working in Antarctica and the technologies that help researchers meet those challenges. This resource includes: teacher tools (downloadable readings, breakdowns of tasks, teacher strategies, grading sheet and rubric), an online activity (students review the preparation materials given to researchers traveling to Antarctica), classroom activities (testing ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Assessment / Evaluation, Module / Unit
Subject: Cryology, Environmental science, Natural hazards
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES), National Geography Standards: Read
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This site is a portion of a larger program in which users construct a world and the life that inhabits it. Marine botany is the subject of this site, and users are instructed on how they can 'evolve' their own plant species to meet the characteristics of specific marine environments. Although the goal of this activity is to create imaginary species, it is based on having the user develop an understanding ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Assessment / Evaluation, Lesson plan, Project
Subject: Ecology, Biological oceanography
 
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This module on measuring nitrates and their effects on water quality is from a larger series on water quality investigations. It provides background information on nitrates and how it affects water quality. It also contains both a pre-test and post-test, a laboratory investigation, and a self-study game. The purpose of the site is to help students understand the sources of nitrates and the role that ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lab activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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This module on measuring temperature and its effects on water quality is from a larger series on water quality investigations. The purpose of the site is to help students recognize that temperature can affect the organisms that live in water, describe the factors that can change the temperature of a body of water, and how to measure, graph, and interpret the effects of temperature on fish. It provides ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lab activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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In this lesson plan, students will learn about the potential threat posed by icebergs, particularly the enormous icebergs that have broken away from Antarctica's Ronne Ice Shelf. They will research a news article and various web sites (links are provided) to collect information about icebergs, discuss what icebergs are and where they are found, and brainstorm a list of potential problems that could ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Lesson plan
Subject: Cryology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This is the site of a not for profit educational initiative. The site strives to promote competency in literacy and mathematics using lessons that focus on an aquaculture themes. These lessons include Understanding Percents (through the management of classroom fish), Equivalent Fractions (use food-coloring, sugar, and a dissolved oxygen tests to determine concentrations), and Japanese Garden (where ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Assessment / Evaluation, Case study, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Visualization - scientific, Webcast - visual
Subject: Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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