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Climate Change: Cross-Curricular Math, English, Science Lesson
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This unit provides Common-Core aligned lessons based for Math 3, English 10, and Biology (NGSS Standards). The subjects are linked by a text on climate change, and they hit the standards of argumentation for English, comparing functions in Math 3, and human effects on environment in Biology.

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Applied Science
English Language Arts
Life Science
Mathematics
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Diagram/Illustration
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Reading
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Author:
Joanna Schimizzi
Christine Sheffler
Rob Leichner
Theodore Mueller
Yilmaz Yoruk
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Consequences of Melting Arctic Sea Ice
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A two-day assignment focusing in the melting or Arctic sea ice and the increased global temperature. The lesson involves reading the text Decline in Arctic Sea Ice, reviewing video clips, in depth discussions, and independent research and writing.

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Lesson Plan
Primary Source
Author:
Christine Sheffler
Date Added:
06/25/2017
Exploring Ecosystems Through Lichen
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Students will use a Scanning Electron Microscope to observe and classify lichen. Students will design a field-based investigation to determine the relationship between an abiotic factor and lichen.

Subject:
Life Science
Biology
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Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Provider:
South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership
Author:
Emily Parent
Date Added:
07/02/2015
Population Dynamics & Biodiversity
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Students will explain the concept of diversity and calculate various ways to measure diversities. Students will analyze data and factors limiting a population, and evaluate human impact on biodiversity. (Note: this unit was designed for an IB Environmental Sciences course.)

Subject:
Life Science
Biology
Ecology
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership
Author:
Sara Childers
Date Added:
07/01/2015
Working Together to Live Together
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Students experience civil and environmental engineering by planning a housing development in an existing biome, while also protecting the native species that live there. They conduct research, draw plans, make brochures and give presentations, with each team having a member serving as a project manager, civil engineer, environmental engineer and graphic designer. The best designs creatively balance the needs and resources necessary to support both the native species and human infrastructure.

Subject:
Architecture and Design
Engineering
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Marissa H. Forbes
Myla Van Duyn
Date Added:
09/18/2014