Environmental Awareness Series

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Link to Resource: https://www.americangeosciences.org/environment/publications
Resource Type:Presentations; Teaching Media
Grade Level:
K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Summary:The Environmental Awareness Series is a major project in AGI's Environmental Affairs program. The series booklets cover major topics of environmental and societal concern and demonstrate the complexity and interconnection of natural systems that we use and depend upon. Each booklet is an effective educational tool that provides a readable, well-illustrated introduction to a topic. Target audiences for the booklets include general readers, legislators, teachers, and students. The eleven booklets below are published and several other booklets are in review or under development.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 5
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.C
NGSS Performance Expectations:2-ESS2-3; 5-ESS2-2; HS-ESS2-5; MS-ESS2-2; MS-ESS2-4; MS-ESS2-5; MS-ESS2-6
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Developing and using models; Engaging in argument from evidence; Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information; Planning and carrying out investigations
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Patterns; Scale, proportion, and quantity; Stability and change; Structure and function; Systems and system models
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; agi; elementary school; environment; environmental awareness series; geoscience; groundwater; high school; k-12; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; k-9; middle school
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