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Students use an interactive natural hazards map to construct their own maps of extreme natural events by United States region. Then they identify patterns.
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Students brainstorm types of extreme natural events, describe the dangerous characteristics of each, and compare and contrast them.
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Fossil Butte National Monument preserves an extraordinarily high amount of fossils that are well-preserved. These fossils are here thanks to Fossil Lake which existed 52 million years ago. The lake's bottom was quite salty and lacked oxygen which differs from the lake's freshwater, oxygenated...
Grade Level   K 1 2
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"In """"""""Exploring Climate Science (Weather and Climate)-"""""""" students will use tools to collect weather data and discuss the differences between weather and climate. Students will be able to: compare and contrast weather and climate, providing at least three differences between the two; and...
Grade Level   3 4 5
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Becoming a fossil is not easy. This activity takes students through the process of becoming a fossil.
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The Fossilization Game is a role-playing fantasy activity that helps children understand fossilization processes. Students should be able to identify the conditions necessary for fossilization: hard parts (organisms that possess these have a much better chance of fossilization), rapid burial, and...
Grade Level   K 1 2
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By the end of this activity, stdents will be able to: list human influences on climate; explain the entire carbon cycle.
Grade Level   3 4 5
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Students will explain how photosynthesis leads to carbon being taken out of the atmosphere.
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By the end of this activity, students will: be able to describe the cyclical relationship between carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and plants on earth which trap and store carbon; identify where carbon in the soil comes from.
Grade Level   3 4 5
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Published in 2004
Using this lesson plan as a guide, students will use simple materials to build their own windmills and learn how wind can be used to help get work done. Students review the engineering design process and discuss how wind can be used in a variety of ways. They look at many types of windmills,...
Grade Level   3 4 5
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Invite students to learn all about rocks with this interactive rock cycle worksheet. They choose what happens to the rock, learning the process that a rock can go through. They spin clockwise and counterclockwise, choosing their own adventure!
Grade Level   3 4
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Published in 2016
"Scientists study the moon's rocks and surface features to learn how it formed and changed over its long """"""""lifetime."""""""" Impact craters and basins for on the surface of the moon when an impactor, such as an asteroid or comet, collides with it. Model -, such as those the students are using...
Grade Level   3 4 5
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High-Adventure Science brings several of the big unanswered questions in Earth and space science — think climate change, the availability of freshwater, land management and more — to middle and high school science classrooms. Each module includes interactive computer-based systems...
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Welcome to BrainPOP, a place where you can learn about a variety of science topics , from earth systems, to ecology, space, and more! Each topic contains videos, quizzes, and activities. BrainPOP is useful for many reasons: hosting engaging learning games and movies, supporting teachers' roles and...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3
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Students explore a few rocks and minerals of the area. They investigate how sandstone was formed and experiment with erosion to demonstrate how local landforms are the result of sand and rock being removed. Students explore biological soil crust, and search for clues to discover how we use ocks...
Grade Level   K 1 2
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NREL provides a variety of educational resources to help students, teachers, and parents educate their kids about renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies, including hands-on projects and curriculum suggestions for elementary school, middle school, and high school students as well as...
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Soil is a vital resource and very important to farmers. Today, we're going to learn about the different layers of soil and how each layer works.
Grade Level   3 4 5
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Science helps us understand the earth around us and helps us to dind new and creative ways to solve the challenges our world faces. People in the world need food to eat, fiber like cotton to make clothes we wear, nad biofuels to power our cars. All of those things are grown on farms, but farmers...
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Scientists often determine the correct sequence of sedimentary rock layers using the fossils found within them. They compare the fossils to figure out if two layers are from the same geologic time period, or if one layer is older than the other. Try reconstructing the layers using the same strategy.
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ClimateChangeLIVE features a comprehensive collection of K-12 climate education resources produced by the US Forest Service and 26 other federal and nongeovernmental partners. The resource, which includes materials for both teachers and students, presents a mix of webcasts, webinars, lesson plans,...
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