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In this activity, students use image analysis software to determine the percent loss of old growth forests over time by analyzing a time series of 4 forest maps of the U.S. Software is available on the Global System Science Website. A manual analysis option using graph paper is also supported. This is activity 3.1 in chapter 3, Case Study: The Headwaters Controversy, part of the unit, New Word View ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Ecology
 
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This site contains four word find puzzles; one on each of the following topics: air, water, land and life. In addition, the site features information on an Ecosphere - a self-contained living world inside a closed glass container. This lesson is part of the Climate Kids website, a NASA education resource featuring articles, videos, images and games focused on the science of climate change. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Ecology
 
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This series of 16 captioned images depict representative plant and animal species threatened by climate change. In contrast, images of healthy plants are also shown to emphasize their role in removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. The Climate Kids website is a NASA education resource featuring articles, videos, images and games focused on the science of climate change. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Photograph
Subject: Ecology
 
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In addition to instructions for making a model bee out of polymer clay, this site also contains related information about bees: a fact list, factors that threaten them, suggestions on how to help them, a waggle dance diagram and video, and even bee metaphors used in our language. The Climate Kids website is a NASA education resource featuring articles, videos, images and games focused on the science ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Ref. material
Subject: Ecology
 
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The effects of climate change on marmots in Colorado and sheep in Scotland are presented and compared. The Climate Kids website is a NASA education resource featuring articles, videos, images and games focused on the science of climate change. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Ecology
 
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Butterflies are dependent on native plants for survival. The decrease in the number and diversity of native plants has caused a drop in butterfly populations. Planting a butterfly garden, using plants native to the area, can promote butterfly population growth. This article explains the life cycle of the butterfly, the reasons for the loss of native habitat and the basics of creating a butterfly garden. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Ecology
 
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The National Marine Sanctuary Program identifies, designates and manages areas of the marine environment of special national significance due to their conservation, recreational, ecological, historical, research, educational, or aesthetic qualities. Access information and pictures of marine sanctuaries all over the U.S. and its territories. Discover ways to get involved with the sanctuary program, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, Government portal
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Geology, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography, Policy issues
 
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This clearinghouse-style site from the Environmental Literacy Councilprovides links to information, articles and educational materials on several environmental subjects, including water. The water-specific segment features information on topics ranging from hydroelectric power to eutrophication to rogue waves. The articles featured cover scientific and social aspects of water. The Teaching Water segment ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Ref. material, Abstract / Summary, Non-profit portal, Ask an expert
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science
 
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This site contains a series of six posters all relating to water education: wetlands, water use, waste water, navigation, ground water, and water quality. Each poster includes information about the topic as well as related classroom activities. The objective of the water-resources education program is to stimulate interest in and provide a basic knowledge of water resources for students in grades ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Map, Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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Classroom activities based on how scientists study active volcanoes on the deep ocean floor. Activities include: locating an earthquake epicenter, recording geological and biological information during an ocean floor traverse, creating cross-section profiles of the ocean floor, and graphing seafloor data. Resources include videos and teacher guides. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Field trip - virtual, Module / Unit, Map, Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Glossary, Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Geochemistry, Geology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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