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This textbook chapter tells the story of DDT and the the near-extinction of the Perigrine Falcon. The role of the Rachel Carson's best-seller, Silent Spring, and the role of research in the recent recovery of bird populations in the United States are highlighted. Wildlife biologist Janet Linthicum and her work with Perigrine Falcons is profiled. The resource includes a link to current news articles ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Biology, Ecology
 
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This textbook chapter makes the case for preserving desert old growth forests, and endangered species. The captive breeding program for the black-footed ferret is presented as a case study. Students learn about conservation practices they can do, such as adopting a species or garden. The chapter includes an authentic unit assessment where students produce an essay on a biodiversity topic. The resource ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Biology, Ecology
 
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This is a lesson about the search for life on Mars. Learners will participate in three activities. In the first activity (Imaginary Martians) learners will compare a fictional organism with what they know about life on Mars today. In the second activity (Looking for Life), learners will define important features of a living organism and use them to analyze three different soil samples. In the third ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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Highlights of Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic children's novel, Little House on the Prairie, provides passages where hypothermia is evidenced. It is suggested that these passages can be used as examples within a general unit on health and the human body, or even as an introduction to a writing assignment on observations. This resource is from PUMAS - Practical Uses of Math and Science - a collection ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Physics
 
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This collection of activities presents learners with intriguing questions about the universe and provides an opportunity to explore topics related to the search for life beyond our own planet. The collection includes eight existing classroom activities that have been adapted for after school school settings. Each activity can be completed in one hour, however some activities require advance preparation. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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This is a graphic novel history about NASA's search for life in the universe. It tells the story of some of the most important people and events that have shaped the NASA Exobiology and Astrobiology science. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Biology, History and philosophy of science
 
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In this field-based investigation, students survey vegetation and small animal diversity in a study plot. They calculate the biomass of different organisms, and create a habitat action plan based on their data. A student data sheet is included. This activity is supported by a textbook chapter, "Seeking Biodiversity," part of the unit Losing Biodiversity, in Global Systems Science (GSS), an interdisciplinary ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Biology, Ecology
 
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Students work in teams to research and debate the following issues: protection of spotted owl habitat, ozone depletion, global warming, and acid rain. Each team is assigned a topic and given opposing statements by Al Gore and Rush Limbaugh as a starting point for their library research. The purpose of this activity is to improve students' reasoning and debating skills while raising their awareness ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Biology, Climatology
 
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This is a lesson about using analogues to look for life on other planets. Learners will use the results of previous lessons to write a scientific proposal to explore another planet or moon in our solar system for signs of life. This proposal should predict the types of energy and nutrients available to sustain life and describe equipment and instruments necessary for exploration and characterization ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Assessment / Evaluation, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Biology, History and philosophy of science
 
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This is a website about microbiology. Learners may explore information about microorganisms, extremophiles and extreme habitats, as well as the ecology, diversity and evolution of micro-organisms. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Geologic time
 
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