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AP Environmental Science
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AP Environmental Science

This University of California College Prep (UCCP) Advanced Placement (AP) Environmental Science ... (more)

This University of California College Prep (UCCP) Advanced Placement (AP) Environmental Science online course has five objectives: Describe the six different forms of energy and the type of work done by each form. Discuss the roles of sources and sinks in an energy budget. Define the Law of Conservation of Energy, and explain how the operation of fuel cell vehicles illustrates this principal. Name the units with which energy, power, and force are measured and described. Use energy flow within a house to explain both theoretical and practical aspects of energy use and conservation. (less)

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Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Assessments
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Readings
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
Connexions
Author:
University Of California College Prep
ARS Science and Technology 4 Kids!
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ARS Science and Technology 4 Kids!

This is a series of stories about what scientists do at the ... (more)

This is a series of stories about what scientists do at the Agricultural Research Service. It is geared to kids 8 to 13 years old. (less)

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History, Law, Politics
Science and Technology
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Space Science
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Interactive
Readings
Reference
Provider:
Agricultural Research Service
Internet Scout Project
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Provider Set:
USDA
Internet Scout Project
DLESE Community Collection
Acid Lake
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Acid Lake

Add acidity to a healthy lake and see what happens to the ... (more)

Add acidity to a healthy lake and see what happens to the plants and animals in this interactive activity adapted from EcoKids. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Life Science
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Interactive
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
PBS Learning Media
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development
Teachers' Domain
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Acid Rain Destruction
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Acid Rain Destruction

Developed for third grade. Students will:; understand the damaging effects of acid ... (more)

Developed for third grade. Students will:; understand the damaging effects of acid rain on the environment.; understand the damaging effects of acid rain on plants.; pose a hypothesis and use the scientific method.Biology In Elementary Schools is a Saint Michael's College student project. The teaching ideas on this page have been found, refined, and developed by students in a college-level course on the teaching of biology at the elementary level. Unless otherwise noted, the lesson plans have been tried at least once by students from our partner schools. This wiki has been established to share ideas about teaching biology in elementary schools. The motivation behind the creation of this page is twofold: 1. to provide an outlet for the teaching ideas of a group of college educators participating in a workshop-style course; 2. to provide a space where anyone else interested in this topic can place their ideas. (less)

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Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Provider:
WikiEducator, Commonwealth of Learning
Provider Set:
WikiEducator
Advance and retreat of the Ice-shelf
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Advance and retreat of the Ice-shelf

Interactive animation showing the changes occurring to an ice-shelf in relation to ... (more)

Interactive animation showing the changes occurring to an ice-shelf in relation to the temperature of the surrounding water. The animation has been created on the basis of the most recent models created by the modelling team of the antarctic research called ANDRILL. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Simulations
Provider:
ANDRILL
Provider Set:
ANDRILL
Author:
Matteo Cattadori Luigi Sansoni Dave Pollard
The Adventures of George Amato, "DNA Detective"
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The Adventures of George Amato, "DNA Detective"

This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect ... (more)

This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they see how DNA is used to solve crimes against animals. The activity starts with an introduction to George Amato, an AMNH scientist who sometimes helps the U.S. government solve mysteries. In a three-part online slide show, students see how Amato earned the title "DNA Detective" in 1993 when he helped the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service catch someone trying to sneak protected reptile skin into the United States. Then students are challenged to Crack the Code, an online game in which they play DNA detective and determine which of a collection of handbags, clothing, figurines, and other items are made from protected species. (less)

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Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Provider:
American Museum of Natural History
Provider Set:
American Museum of Natural History
AirData: Access to Air Pollution Data
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AirData: Access to Air Pollution Data

The AirData Web site gives you access to air pollution data for ... (more)

The AirData Web site gives you access to air pollution data for the entire United States. Want to know the highest ozone level measured in your state last year? Ever wonder where air pollution monitoring sites are located? Are there sources of air pollution in your town? You can find out here! AirData produces reports and maps of air pollution data based on criteria that you specify. (less)

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Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Provider:
Environmental Protection Agency
Provider Set:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Alaska: A Bird's Eye View
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Alaska: A Bird's Eye View

In this web-based, interactive story, Tutangiaq (Too-tang-geye-ack - nicknamed 2T), a Canada ... (more)

In this web-based, interactive story, Tutangiaq (Too-tang-geye-ack - nicknamed 2T), a Canada Goose, flies across Alaska looking for his family. As he flies, he tells children about the fascinating 49th state. Children learn how Alaska was purchased from the Russians, and other facts about the state. They can also compare the size of Alaska to other states. 2T takes a flight across the volcanic chain in Alaska and helps the students to interactively explore how scientists monitor volcanoes from satellite images in near-real time. At the coast, the bird also meets his Walrus friend who shows him how the sea ice edge has receded and gives an example of an adverse effect on marine life. Finally, 2T arrives in Fairbanks where children use satellite imagery to help 2T find and unite with his family. (less)

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History, Law, Politics
Science and Technology
Chemistry
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Life Science
Physics
Space Science
Technology
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Data
Images and Illustrations
Instructional Material
Interactive
Reference
Textbooks
Provider:
Alaska Space Grant Program
UCAR Staff
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Provider Set:
Alaska Space Grant Program
NASA Earth and Space Science Reviewed Collection
DLESE Community Collection
Animal Environments: Day 2
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Animal Environments: Day 2

Students will group animals using common characteristics. Students will develop an understanding ... (more)

Students will group animals using common characteristics. Students will develop an understanding of animal adaptations. This lesson is one in a series of lessons: Understanding Animal Adaptation: Day 1; Animal Environments: Day 2; Diamante Poetry Using Environments: Day 3. This is lesson two. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Lesson Plans
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
Provider Set:
LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Author:
Cheri Cole
Arctic Haze
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Arctic Haze

In this video segment adapted from KUAC, find out why the horizon ... (more)

In this video segment adapted from KUAC, find out why the horizon in Alaska is sometimes shrouded in pollution and what it means for climate change in the Arctic. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Space Science
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
PBS Learning Media
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development
Teachers' Domain
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Assessing Energy's Footprint and Carbon Emissions
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Assessing Energy's Footprint and Carbon Emissions

This is a a free university web-course module which focuses on the ... (more)

This is a a free university web-course module which focuses on the largest single contributor to the global ecological footprint: energy. The Ecological Footprint is a powerful tool for introducing the concept of sustainability to students. The module is designed to teach college students and resource management professionals how to calculate the ecological footprint of energy use and the carbon emissions from fossil fuel combustion. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Readings
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Redefining Progress
Provider Set:
Redefining Progress
Author:
Karina Garbesi
Astronomy Picture of the Day: Earth At Night
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Astronomy Picture of the Day: Earth At Night

NASA Astronomy Photo of the Day website hosted this photo of Earth ... (more)

NASA Astronomy Photo of the Day website hosted this photo of Earth at night in November 2000. The photo shows what Earth looks like at night with urban centers highlighted by concentrations of city lights. The image is a composite of hundreds of satellite photographs taken by orbiting Defense Meteorological Satellites Program satellites. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Readings
Provider:
NASA
Provider Set:
NASA
Author:
R. Simon
Be a Garbage Gumshoe
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Be a Garbage Gumshoe

Students conduct a garbage and recyclables audit as a first step in ... (more)

Students conduct a garbage and recyclables audit as a first step in improving recycling habits. Students will become aware of what they put into the waste stream and how they can change their habits. Students will be encouraged to improve their recycling habits by conducting a garbage and recyclables audit. Materials needed: Ten empty paper bags, rubber gloves, weight scale (optional), and copies of “Be a Garbage Gumshoe” investigation activity sheet. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Provider:
Solid Waste Division, King County
Provider Set:
Solid Waste Division, King County
Author:
King County
Solid Waste Division
Be an Ocean Helper
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Be an Ocean Helper

This OLogy activity shows kids that there are simple, but very helpful ... (more)

This OLogy activity shows kids that there are simple, but very helpful things they can do to protect the ocean -- even if they live nowhere near the water. The activity opens by introducing kids to Gabby, a future marine biologist who wants to study dolphins. Then it has a checklist of 14 ways kids can be ocean helpers that includes asking for tap water instead of bottled water and leaving plants and animals where they find them. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Provider:
American Museum of Natural History
Provider Set:
American Museum of Natural History
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