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  111.   Building a Mars Colony
...rder to solve this problem you will need to have team planning, use recycled materials, construct models, and develop a flow chart/ diagram/ blueprint to explain your model's processes. Assign life support systems to different groups. These include: Transportation Recreation Water Air Communication Waste management Food (Invite guest speakers to talk with the students on each of these topics, students take notes for later reference) Introduce the project requirements and give station directions. Teach related science skills each day. Use the textbook, literature, tv/vcr, discussion etc. to teach related vocabulary, key c...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  112.   Frightening Factory Farms
...across the nation. These corporate-controlled units -- where tens of thousands of animals are "produced" in factory-like settings -- are polluting America's water and air. 2. What are the health impacts of livestock factories? Because livestock factories produce and store large quantities of animal waste in leak-prone lagoons, America's water is at risk. A 10,000-hog operation produces as much waste in a single day as a town of 25,000 people. Manure spills, fish kills and poisoned water supplies have become a fact of life for too many rural communities. Unhealthy tap water has sickened people across the Midwest and South...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  113.   Classroom Waste Audit
Classroom Waste Audit Recommended grade level: 4-12 Time required: Minimum of three class periods for waste audit alone, additional time depending on depth and scope of project. Purpose This activity will introduce students to the issues of solid waste at your school. After collecting and sorting a representative sample of your school'...
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    Grade Level: 3-12

  114.   Mini-Unit on Environmental Issues
Mini-Unit on Environmental Issues Objectives: ? Develop an understanding of what waste is. ? Summarize information gathered from school faculty on waste, recycling and reduction ? Determine how to make a waste free lunch. ? Construct own ideas on how to reduce waste. Correlation to the National Science Education Standards Content Standards: K-4 Science as Inquiry ? CONTENT STANDARD A: As a result of activi...
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    Grade Level: K-5

  115.   Ecozones Project
...tprint", boundaries, transition zone, ecumene) describe the characteristics of natural systems outline the criteria used to define selected Canadian ecozones and describe the processes and interactions that shape those ecozones explain how human activities (e.g., agricultural and urban development, waste management, parks development, forest harvesting, land reclamation) affect, or are affected by, the environment describe how natural systems (e.g., climate, soils, landforms, natural vegetation, wildlife) influence cultural and economic activities (e.g., recreation, transportation, employment opportunities) gather geogra...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  116.   Managing Our Ecosystems: Past Pesticide Use In Point Pelee National Park of Canada
...Us Help Search Canada Site About the National National National Cultural Parks Canada Parks of Historic Marine Heritage Agency Canada Sites of Conservation Canada Areas of Canada Natural Heritage Teacher's Corner Banner TRC - Teacher Resource Centre Parks Canada Home TRC search TRC keyword search: Managing Our Ecosystems: Past Pesticide Use In Point Pelee National Park of Canada Home View Search this resource as a webpage. Enter a keyword: Web version View this resource as a PDF file. Print version 1840 kb, 13 pages Introduction Contests Description Teacher This classroom activity introduces the issue of DDT Resource co...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  117.   Ecozones Project
...tprint", boundaries, transition zone, ecumene) describe the characteristics of natural systems outline the criteria used to define selected Canadian ecozones and describe the processes and interactions that shape those ecozones explain how human activities (e.g., agricultural and urban development, waste management, parks development, forest harvesting, land reclamation) affect, or are affected by, the environment describe how natural systems (e.g., climate, soils, landforms, natural vegetation, wildlife) influence cultural and economic activities (e.g., recreation, transportation, employment opportunities) gather geogra...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  118.   Kure Waste Chase Game Lesson
...Course Educator Guide to America's Underwater Treasures Educator Guide to Return to the Amazon Educator Guide to Sea Ghosts (Belugas) Educator Guide to Call of the Killer Whale The Watershed Quest Tips for Using Science Multimedia Educator Web Links Download Library Glossary Outreach Partners Kure Waste Chase Game Lesson OVERVIEW In the Web-based game Kure Waste Chase, students take on the part of an Ocean Adventures expedition member volunteering for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and explore various habitats (beach, water surface and underwater) to collect as much harmful marine debris as possible in a limited amo...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  119.   Philippines: Smoky Valley
...ink families like Rosemary's remain there. Web sites: http://boes.org/world/asia/philippines/unep000719.html and http://www.corpwatch.org/news/PND.jsp?articleid=1248. 2. Ask the students if they've ever considered how much garbage they produce a day, and what steps, if any, they take to reduce that waste. Do they know what happens to their garbage after it leaves their house, school, work place, or place of recreation? What about items they've recycled, such as paper, plastics, and glass; what happens to them? Put the students in four investigative teams to track some of these answers. Two groups will be Producers: Schoo...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  120.   Landfills
...ttsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVirginiaVermontWashingtonWisconsinWest VirginiaWyoming -Search tips Landfills: A Solid Waste Management Plan Grade Level: 6-8 Summary: Students will identify some of the solid waste that is generated by them and produced by industry for products they may use. They will then design a solid waste management plan that will use knowledge of recycling and natural cycles to minimize the waste and the dangers of landfi...
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    Grade Level: 6-8


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