Environmental Awareness Teacher Resources

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Environmental Justice Curriculum

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What to do with environmental hazards and where to put toxic waste is a global concern. The eight resources in the Environmental Justice collection ask young ecologists to consider how to incorporate environmental justice in future waste...
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Life Science

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Photosynthesis, extinction, biomimicry, and bioremediation. Young environmental engineers study these processes. Using photosynthesis as a model and biomimicry as an example, groups research how nature provides hints for engineering...
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Project PARKA: Planting AntaRctica in KAnsas

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What happens in the Antarctic doesn't stay in the Antarctic. A thought-provoking collection of four lessons examines how climate change is affecting the Antarctic and the rest of the world's oceans. Although designed for Kansas' Student...
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Sustainable Design and Biomimicry in a Desert Ecosystem

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Challenge young engineers to design a sustainable guest village in Arizona’s Saguaro National Park. A collection of four lessons and five activities provide designers with all the information they need to complete the challenge of living...
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Crash Course: Economics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Nudge Theory, Game Theory, and Oligopoly? A 35-part video Crash Course goes beyond supply and demand and provides young economists with everything they need to know about economics. Based on the 2015 AP Economics guidelines, the...
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Birth of the Environmental Protection Agency

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Seeing is believing when it comes to climate change. An informative activity explores the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its efforts to document environmental issues with photographs. Academics match images...
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The Environmental Awareness Digital Video Editing Session

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Get out that camara and make an environmentally informed film to create community awareness. Budding environmentalists examine the harmful effects pollution has on our environmental and the impact of recycling. They research a related...
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On This Day: The Creation of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
The Environmental Protection Agency often doesn't register as a critical government function, but the EPA works to protect communities. Using video segments from Scott Pruitt's confirmation hearing, a Barack Obama speech on the agency's...
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Environmental Expert Presentation

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Individuals or groups select an environmental issue, then spend time researching and creating a presentation to share in class. By allowing learners to choose the issue that matters most to them, you will motivate them to do excellent...
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Environmental Checklists

For Teachers 4th
Young environmentalists take a look at how they both pollute and clean their own environments. Each pupil creates a personal checklist that they use to determine their own environmental awareness. A community checklist is made as well,...
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Environmental Concerns

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Every year, more than 14 billion pounds of garbage is dumped into the oceans of the world, most of which is plastic and toxic to ocean life. Lesson 32 in the series of 36 focuses on environmental concerns, specifically pollution. Under...
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Environmental Interdependence (Environmental Awareness)

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Whether introducing a study of environment awareness or preparing your classes for a performance task related to environmental interdependence, you will find this resource useful. Key terms and concepts are introduced so that all...
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We Are All Earthlings

For Teachers Pre-K - K
The animals all sing about the earth. This would be a great video to show during a unit about environmental stewardship. 
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Basics of Environmental Science

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore environmental concerns of the community and identify the basic needs of people, wildlife and domestic animals. Working both individually and in groups, they also define natural resources and compare and contrast...
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Environmental Fair

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students find a piece of trash and make a useful item out of it. They show awareness of the environmental concerns of the earth.
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A River Ran Wild: An Environmental History

For Teachers 11th - 12th
The Nashua River serves as the focal point of an investigation of the treatment of and care for natural resources. A reading of A River Rand Wild: An Environmental History by Lynne Cherry, launches the study and class members consider...
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Cuidemos nuestro ambiente

For Teachers 10th - 12th
After discussing the Spanish word ambiente, read the article "Cuidemos nuestro ambiente"  with your intermediate or advanced Spanish class. Read the first paragraph together, marking the text and engaging your readers. Then, have the...
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The Poetry of Robinson Jeffers: Eco-Criticism

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Look at Robinson Jeffers' poetry through the lens of environmentalism. Pupils discuss two poems, "The Purse-Seine" and "The Coast-Road," and respond to the included questions. They then compose essays about Jeffers' view of the...
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Water Sources and Pollution

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore environmental awareness by completing a pollution activity. In this drinking water lesson, students identify the role of the EPA in maintaining drinkable water in our country and what types of toxins regularly invade our...
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Catch the Pollution

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Explore environmental care by conducting a pollution experiment. You'll discuss the causes of pollution in our environment and what the overall impact will be if we can't change our ways. Clear plastic tape, a can, and compass are used...
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WATER You Doing to Help?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Auntie Litter is here to educate young scholars about water pollution and environmental stewardship! Although the 15-minute video clip is cheesy, it's an engaging look at the water cycle and conservation. Learners start by illustrating...
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Solving Environmental Problems

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students identify a community environmental problem and possible solutions. They analyze the connection between the problem and the solutions and the importance of it to the local community. Students then draw a picture of an...
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This I Believe: Oceans

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Analyzing writing samples and an NPR podcast of "This I Believe," high school writers work through a Six Trait writing activity to write their own persuasive essays - and turn them into recorded podcasts. Use the provided worksheets and...
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Litter From Lunchtime

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students explore environmental care by participating in a litter identification activity. In this food trash lesson, students discuss the destruction litter causes in our environment and ways we can avoid littering ourselves. Students...