Find a
Resource
Select grade level(s) Select resource type(s) Select collection(s) Select standard(s) Skip navigation Digital Library for Earth System Education
Digital Library for Earth System Education
Search tips
Results 21 - 27 of 27 <<  1 2 3
Comment on this resource
This exercise opens up discussion on global biodiversity loss. Students count the number of species they can find in a five-minute block of time in both an urban green space and natural, unmanaged forest area. They will begin to recognize low and high biodiversity areas and understand what affects biodiversity loss. This exercise can be completed in one normal two-hour lab session. This SERC Starting ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Field activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Index / Bibliography, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Educational theory and practice, Environmental science
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Related resources and collections
This resource is part of :
This resource is part of :
 
This resource is included in the following collections:
Starting Point    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
The Scientific American Frontiers program on PBS aired a special series on invasive alien species. This website is the central site for that program. Users can watch web video of each segment, access additional links on invasive species, email the scientists featured in each segment and read news articles about topics pertinent to invasive species. The America's Most Un-Wanted feature allows users ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Case study, Guide for instructor, Webcast - visual, Ask an expert, In-situ dataset
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Policy issues
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
Starting Point    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
The Use of a Piece of Land activity was developed by The Maine State Library. This activity engages students in a practical exercise in land use planning and makes students aware of the positive and negative aspects of land use laws and local zoning ordinances through role-playing. The students represent groups interested in purchasing the same piece of land. Each group must research to devise a plan ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
Starting Point    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
In this case study activity, students will investigate arctic geology and hydrology as well as tundra ecology and consider options for sewage treatment. Public safety, environmental impact, and issues of construction and engineering will be explored. This Starting Point example page builds on the Lifelines Online case study and includes learning goals, context for use, teaching notes and tips, teaching ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Case study, Guide for instructor
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Geology, Hydrology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Pedagogical help
Assessments: Read (1)
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
Starting Point    Browse collection
Pedagogically Annotated Collection     Browse collection
Comment on this resource
National Geographic News Magazine provides news articles on a variety of topics such as human geography, history, paleontology, biology, engineering and more. The homepage highlights the days' top stories. There are also links to specialized news pages regarding animals and nature, science and technology, people and culture, archeology and paleontology, adventure and exploration, the environment and ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Periodical
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Human geography, Geology, Physics
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
Starting Point    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
The Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (SU) is a cooperative effort among 13 faculty from the Departments of Geography-Earth Science, Biology, and Teacher Education. The goal of the laboratory is to provide intensive undergraduate field training through collection and analysis of related hydrologic, geologic, biologic, and geographic ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Curriculum
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Ecology, Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
Starting Point    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This Starting Point Teaching Collection page describes the Yellowstone Fires module created for NASA's Classroom of the Future. Emphasizing an integrated approach to environmental earth science through problem-based learning, the module asks students to assume the role of environmental biologist, and help several government agencies resolve the debate surrounding "let it burn" policies in national ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Ecology, Educational theory and practice, Geology, Hydrology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
Starting Point    Browse collection
Results 21 - 27 of 27 <<  1 2 3