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This textbook chapter introduces Earth?s external energy source, and the nuclear fusion reactions that power the Sun, space weather and space storms. There is an interview with solar scientist, Dr. Janet Luhmann, UC-Berkeley. The resource includes links to current news articles, and a suite of pre- and post-unit assessments. A teacher's guide supports classroom use. This is the fourth chapter in the ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Atmospheric science, Physics, Space science
 
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This textbook chapter traces the historical development of the modern scientific understanding of light, and reviews the electromagnetic spectrum and the Earth's atmospheric shield. The resource includes links to current news articles, and a suite of pre- and post-unit assessments. A teacher's guide supports classroom use. This is the fifth chapter in the unit, Energy Flow, exploring the flow of energy ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Atmospheric science, Physics
 
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This textbook chapter introduces the concepts of static and dynamic equilibrium, and discusses contemporary climate change. The greenhouse effect is presented in a discussion of Mars, Venus and Earth, the "Goldilocks" planet. Two investigations support the chapter. The resource includes links to current news articles, and a suite of pre- and post-unit assessments. A teacher's guide supports classroom ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology
 
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This textbook chapter describes how the Earth is unevenly heated by the Sun, and the role this plays in determining the Earth?s seasons, global winds, and weather events such as storms and tornados. The resource includes a demonstration model of the uneven heating of the Earth's surface and links to current news articles, and a suite of pre- and post-unit assessments. A teacher's guide supports classroom ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Physics
 
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This textbook chapter describes the processes through which El Niņo and La Niņa conditions emerge. The resource includes an animation of ocean currents, and links to current news articles, and a suite of pre- and post-unit assessments. A teacher's guide supports classroom use. This is the eighth chapter in the unit, Energy Flow, exploring the transfer of energy between the atmosphere, oceans, land, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, History and philosophy of science, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Physics
 
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This textbook chapter describes the role photosynthesis, food webs, and fossil fuels in the movement of energy through the biosphere. The resource includes a student investigation, links to current news articles, and an essay-based unit assessment. A teacher's guide supports classroom use. This is chapter 9, the last chapter, in the unit, Energy Flow, exploring the transfer of energy between the atmosphere, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Ecology, Physics
 
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This introductory textbook chapter presents data demonstrating decreased global biodiversity and its link to human activity. The resource includes a field-based student investigation of local biodiversity, links to current news articles, and an essay-based unit assessment. A teacher's guide supports classroom use. This is chapter 1 in the unit, Losing Biodiversity, is about the endangerment and extinction ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Biology, Ecology
 
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This textbook chapter introduces the buffalo as a keystone species, and describes the environmental impacts of its near extinction, including today?s predominance of non-native species in the Great Plains. Human activities that contribute to species extinction are addressed. Students graph historical sightings of buffalo, and calculate the number of buffalo killed for bone used in refining sugar and ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Biology, Ecology
 
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This textbook chapter outlines the historical development of the Theory of Natural Selection, presenting classic evidence including Darwin's study of finch beak variation in the Galapagos Islands and Kettlewell?s investigation of the pepper moth in England. A simulation activity depicting the process of natural selection is included. The resource includes a link to current news articles and a teacher's ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Biology, Ecology
 
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In this textbook chapter, students are introduced to Mendelian inheritance and the biological processes through which changes in DNA are created and propagated within a population. An activity teaches students about dominant and recessive alleles, using coin tosses to complete a Punnett Square. Sickle cell anemia is provided as an example of evidence of natural selection in human populations, and ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Biology, Ecology
 
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