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Climate and Human Evolution
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In this video segment adapted from NOVA: Becoming Human, learn how the analysis of rock layers and ocean sediments supports the theory that rapid climate change may have jump-started human evolution two million years ago.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/22/2010
The Effect of Sea Surface Temperature on Hurricanes
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In this video segment adapted from NOVA scienceNOW, scientists examine the link between rising sea surface temperature and more intense hurricanes.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/22/2010
Global Nomads Group: Barriers to Access Education with Girl Rising Executive Producer, Tom Yellin (One Week Lesson Plan)
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Highlighting the film, Girl Rising, this curriculum seeks to examine the barriers that prevent children, specifically girls, from accessing education. The curriculum engages students in a critical discussion of: "How do we, as youth, create solutions to overcome the challenges of access to education?"

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
English Language Arts
Social Science
Material Type:
Case Study
Interactive
Lecture
Lesson Plan
Student Guide
Author:
Global Nomads Group (GNG)
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Global Nomads Group: Technology and Environment Curriculum (Year-Long Program)
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The Tech Camps curriculum explores the use of technology and sustainable design to address environmental challenges in local and global communities. How do we, as youth, use technology to create solutions for climate change issues affecting our local and global communities?

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Global Nomads Group (GNG)
Date Added:
01/28/2016
‘Hunger Games’ Science: Investigating Genetically Engineered Organisms
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Is a real life Jabberjay that far away? In this lesson, students will explore the concept of genetic engineering, how genetically modified organisms are created, and some of the safety concerns that have arisen about them. Students will also examine the D.I.Y. Biology movement and the impact it is having on the scientific community.

Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Case Study
Diagram/Illustration
Homework/Assignment
Reading
Author:
Jeff Gerlach
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Identifying Media Bias in News Sources
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Identifying Media Bias in News Sources through activites using relevant news sources to answer the following essential question:Why is this important and relevant today?Students are engaging with a growing number of news sources and must develop skills to interpret what they see and hear.Media tells stories with viewpoints and biases that shape our worldviews.Students must become critical consumers of media which is essential for being an informed citizen.

Subject:
Journalism
Educational Technology
English Language Arts
Composition and Rhetoric
Reading Foundation Skills
Reading Informational Text
Political Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Lesson Plan
Reading
Student Guide
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Sandra Stroup
Sally Drendel
Greg Saum
Heidi Morris
Date Added:
10/13/2019
Mitigating Climate Change in China and Ethiopia
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In this video segment adapted from Hope in a Changing Climate, learn how an environmentally devastated ecosystem has been restored, benefiting both the local economy and global efforts to fight climate change.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/23/2010
Primary Source Exemplar: Universal Declaration of Human Rights Social Science Unit
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This document describes a series of lessons in the Social Sciences, all of which are tied to the exploration of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) as a Primary Source Document. They are designed to be given to 9th or 10th grade students in a World History, Cultural Geography, or similar social science class. They are specifically designed to teach the Common Core Standards for Literacy in the Social Sciences, and to engage higher order thinking skills.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Social Science
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Primary Source
Reading
Unit of Study
Author:
Wassim Absood
Date Added:
01/19/2016
What's in the Water? Marketing Presentation CATE Lesson Plan
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This lesson would be used to follow up with the “What’s in the Water? Lab Activity.”

You are employees of competing Water Testing companies. You recently received a request from the municipality of Cavour to test their water for an unknown/suspected parasite that they suspect has been causing nausea and intestinal distress in their community.

Your mission after developing the Method for testing for the parasite found in the City of Cavour’s water is to submit your report for approval by the City of Cavour.

Your report and presentation will be used to determine whether Cavour accepts your bid for the contract.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Life Science
Biology
Chemistry
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Author:
Steve Kircher
Date Added:
08/22/2017
What's in the Water? Water Quality Analysis Lab CATE Lesson Plan
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You are employees of competing water testing companies. You recently received a request from the municipality of Cavour to test their water for an unknown/suspected parasite that they suspect has been causing nausea and intestinal distress in their community.

Your mission is to develop the proper Method for testing for the parasite and provide a detailed lab report.

Subject:
Life Science
Biology
Physical Science
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Author:
Steve Kircher
Date Added:
08/22/2017