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1. Hive Alive! Sweet Virginia Foundation: Bee Bodies Lesson
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Learn how important the honey bee's body structure is to survival in the hive. This lesson includes learning objectives, material and resource lists, background information, activities, reading selections, writing assignments, a game, assessments, and support documents. See the Educator's Guide for more video links and recommended readings. 

Subject:
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Education
Elementary Education
Life Science
Biology
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Activity/Lab
Assessment
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The Bee Cause Project
Date Added:
12/18/2020
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Learn how important the honey bee's body structure is to survival in the hive. This lesson includes learning objectives, material and resource lists, background information, activities, reading selections, writing assignments, a game, assessments, and support documents. See the Educator's Guide for more video links and recommended readings. 

Subject:
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Education
Elementary Education
Life Science
Biology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Ken Harrison
Date Added:
03/21/2021
The 2014 La Habra earthquake: Teaching Risk and Resilience in Southern California with Citizen Science
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This exercise uses the example of the March 28, 2014 M5.1 La Habra earthquake to teach about earthquake risk and resilience in southern California. Students will examine seismic waveforms recording during the earthquake, as well as read reports from scientific agencies and news outlets to answer basic questions regarding earthquake risk and resilience.

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Subject:
Environmental Studies
Biology
Geology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Teach the Earth
Author:
Danielle Sumy
Date Added:
12/11/2021
2. Hive Alive! Sweet Virginia Foundation: Everybody Has a Job Lesson
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Learn the importance of each and every job within the hive! This lesson includes learning objectives, material and resource lists, background information, activities, reading selections, writing assignments, a game, assessments, and support documents. See the Educator's Guide for more video links and recommended readings. 

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Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Education
Elementary Education
Life Science
Biology
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Activity/Lab
Assessment
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Author:
The Bee Cause Project
Date Added:
12/18/2020
3. Hive Alive! Sweet Virginia Foundation: Tiny Bug Huge Role Lesson
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Learn how honey bees work together as a hive to provide for their own needs while pollinating our planet's flowers!  This lesson includes learning objectives, material and resource lists, background information, activities, reading selections, writing assignments, a game, assessments, and support documents. See the Educator's Guide for more video links and recommended readings. 

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Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Education
Elementary Education
Life Science
Biology
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The Bee Cause Project
Date Added:
12/18/2020
4-H Honey Bee Project Orientation
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South Carolina 4-H Youth Development is the youth component of Clemson University Cooperative Extension, fulfilling the land-grant mission by taking research-based knowledge and educational resources to the state's youth, ages 5-18 years. One component of an SC 4-H Pollinator Program, the Honey Bee Project is an independent-study project that engages youth in the active role of beekeeping, learning the basics of entomology, and gaining an appreciation for pollinators in our world.  - South Carolina 4-H Pollinator Program Honey Bee Project Record Book, 2021

Subject:
Environmental Science
Agriculture
Environmental Studies
Education
Elementary Education
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
Author:
The Bee Cause Project
Date Added:
03/31/2021
4. Hive Alive! Sweet Virginia Foundation: Swarm Lesson
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Learn how honey bees manage their community through swarming. This lesson includes learning objectives, material and resource lists, background information, activities, reading selections, writing assignments, a game, assessments, and support documents. See the Educator's Guide for more video links and recommended readings. 

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Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Education
Elementary Education
Life Science
Biology
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Author:
The Bee Cause Project
Date Added:
12/20/2020
5. Hive Alive! Sweet Virginia Foundation: Honey Lesson
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Learn how honey is made and used. This lesson includes learning objectives, material and resource lists, background information, activities, reading selections, writing assignments, a game, assessments, and support documents. See the Educator's Guide for more video links and recommended readings. 

Subject:
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Education
Elementary Education
Life Science
Biology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
The Bee Cause Project
Date Added:
12/20/2020
7.5 Ecosystem Dynamics
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How does changing an ecosystem affect what lives there? This unit on ecosystem dynamics and biodiversity begins with students reading headlines that claim that the future of orangutans is in peril and that the purchasing of chocolate may be the cause. Students then examine the ingredients in popular chocolate candies and learn that one of these ingredients--palm oil--is grown on farms near the rainforest where orangutans live. This prompts students to develop initial models to explain how buying candy could impact orangutans.

This unit is part of the OpenSciEd core instructional materials for middle school.

Subject:
Engineering
Environmental Studies
Life Science
Atmospheric Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Author:
OpenSciEd
Date Added:
02/11/2022
ALTERNATIVAS PARA O ABASTECIMENTO DE ÁGUA
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Este Guia Didático surgiu como produto da Dissertação de Mestrado do Programa de Pós-Graduação de Mestrado Profissional em Rede para o Ensino das Ciências Ambientais – PROFCIAMB, sob o Tema “APRENDENDO COM A ESCASSEZ: ALTERNATIVAS DE USO DA ÁGUA EM EIRUNEPÉ/AM” como atividade prática com os discentes do Ensino Médio do Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia do Amazonas, Campus Eirunepé sobre o abastecimento de água e como as famílias atuam na obtenção deste bem quando não fornecido adequadamente pelo Poder Público.
A construção do Guia Pedagógico surgiu a partir da necessidade dos discentes compreenderem a problemática da água no mundo. Esta compreensão deve ter como marco inicial, a percepção sobre o abastecimento de água na cidade onde os mesmos moram, compreendendo as condições de captação, abastecimento e uso da água pelas suas famílias. A partir do “local” o discente será capaz de compreender o contexto da água sob o aspecto global.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Education
Material Type:
Case Study
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Carlos Henrique Rodrigues Gomes
Date Added:
02/11/2019
About the Bee Cause Project
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The Bee Cause Project connects bees and their keepers with communities and classrooms in order to share the life-giving lessons of our humble friends, the bees. Our shared habitat is in trouble, and bees have the tools to help us make a world fit for people and pollinators. For students of all ages, a look into a hive can revolutionize their understanding of our food system while working together towards a common goal. The Bee Cause Project delivers teaching tools to communities and classrooms so long looks into a hive turn into STEM exploration, career development, and the curiosity that fuels change. Join us in building the next generation of environmental stewards!

Subject:
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Education
Elementary Education
Life Science
Biology
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
The Bee Cause Project
Date Added:
12/22/2020
Action to Enhance Sustainability
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This assignment is a 10-hour, out-of-class project where each student
designs and carries out an action plan to enhance sustainability.
Students select from a large suite of alternative actions, most of which
can be quantified for reductions in CO2 and energy consumption, as well
as in dollar savings.

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Subject:
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Biology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Teach the Earth
Author:
Bill Stigliani
Date Added:
11/20/2021
Activity 3.1 - Muffin Mining
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This activity is intended to fill the first part of a class period on mining and mining impacts. It is a hands-on activity in which students, in small groups, "mine" the blueberries or chocolate chips out of a muffin. This activity helps to review the reading materials and facilitate discussion about mining and mining methods, waste, beneficiation, landscape destruction, reclamation methods, and more.

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Subject:
Environmental Studies
Biology
Geology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Teach the Earth
Author:
Leah Joseph
Date Added:
09/26/2022
Activity 3.2 - Ore Grades, Waste, and Remediation
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This activity focuses on the interrelationships of ore grades, economics, mining impacts/decisions, and other factors. It is intended as a small-group activity, where different groups of students work on one of three different parts, with classroom discussion as a follow-up.

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Subject:
Environmental Studies
Biology
Geology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Teach the Earth
Author:
Leah Joseph
Date Added:
12/11/2020
Activity Option 6.1 - Phosphorus Mining and Impacts
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Mined phosphorus is considered essential for agriculture, especially with the need to feed the ever growing population. However, there are consequences of phosphate mining and use, including pollution at mine sites and fertilizer processing plants, heavy metal accumulation in soil where fertilizers are used, national security issues intertwined with Morocco's dominance of the world supply, and eutrophication that comes with alteration of the phosphorus cycle. Students will consider these issues, their own roles in the problem, and possible solutions in this jigsaw activity.

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Subject:
Environmental Studies
Biology
Geology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Teach the Earth
Author:
Joy Branlund
Date Added:
12/01/2021
Activity Option 6.2 - Gold Mining and Impacts
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This activity asks students to investigate different aspects of gold mining and think critically about the perceived and real needs for this mineral resource as well as the impacts (both positive and negative) that both gold mining and recycling can have. It integrates concepts and terminology from earlier in the course into real-world situations and personal decision making.
This exercise is set up as a small-group jigsaw activity.

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Subject:
Environmental Studies
Biology
Geology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Teach the Earth
Author:
Joy Branlund
Leah Joseph
Date Added:
05/29/2020
Afghan Poppies, Climate Change and War: Thinking Systemically About Us and Them
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This contemplative practice inquires into the complex web of interdependencies linking global climate change, the War on Terror, Afghan poppy production, opiate addiction, and food security through the lens of systems theory. The exercise challenges students to consider these linkages not only conceptually but also somatically and emotionally.

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Subject:
Environmental Science
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Agriculture
Environmental Studies
Biology
Anthropology
Economics
Sociology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Teach the Earth
Author:
Karen Litfin
Date Added:
12/01/2021
Agents of Change: Young Voices for the Environment! Virtual Exhibition
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This is the output of Etwinning Project Agents of Change: Young Voices for the Environment!
The challenge is to integrate environmental education concepts into all aspects of quality education by considering three domains: the environment, education and society. Students will need basic knowledge from the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities to understand the principles of sustainable development. Reorienting the existing learning environments of schools towards eco-friendly schools is the next innovative and relevant step towards enhanced quality education.
While young people are among the most vulnerable to climate change, they need not be considered passive or helpless victims. Through education, projects and action, young people can contribute to every aspect of climate change policymaking, mitigation and adaptation. Youth are powerful agents of change.
In this project we are aiming to bring together school students from across different European countries (to promote mutual understanding, increase leadership skills, and prepare them to make a difference.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Journalism
Environmental Studies
Material Type:
Case Study
Diagram/Illustration
Game
Interactive
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Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Carmen Mirela Butaciu
Date Added:
07/05/2021
Alternative Deicers: An Application of Freezing Point Depression
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Road deicers raise several environmental and cost concerns. In this activity students consider alternatives while investigating colligative properties.

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Subject:
Environmental Studies
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Teach the Earth
Author:
Jennie Mayer and Daniel Mitchell, Bellevue Community College
Date Added:
12/09/2021
Alternative Energies: Student Designed, Renewable Resource Driven "Power Plants"
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Global temperatures continue to be affected by the combustion of fossil fuels and the subsequent release of carbon dioxide. This 3-week unit is designed to give 9th grade physical science or environmental science student an introduction to climate change, how humans are influencing it, and what efforts we can make to help limit or prevent it. Topics necessary for this unit include electricity, circuits, greenhouse gases, alternative energies, embodied energy, payback period, and life cycle assessments. This unit functions as a culminating project incorporating all of the topics listed above and challenges students to conduct research, engineer their own alternative energy solutions and prove their efficiency through calculation. Individually or in pairs students must pick an alternative energy, spend a day or more researching it, a day drawing a blueprint for it and creating a materials list, two or three days building model “power plants” to light 3 LEDs, and two to three days writing summary research papers. The quantitative analysis of their models (included in their research papers) and student’s ability to prove their models environmental superiority over fossil fuels will be weighted heavily.

Subject:
Environmental Studies
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Provider:
Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute
Provider Set:
2018 Curriculum Units Volume II
Date Added:
08/01/2018