Environmental Issues Teacher Resources

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Environmental Engineering and Water Chemistry

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Introduce young scientists to the fundamentals of environmental engineering with a nine-resource collection that looks at air, land, and water quality concerns. The unit begins with a PowerPoint presentation that provides background...
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Working With Environmental Issues

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners consider the source of disease and parasites in West Africa. In this environmental issues lesson, students read "Working with Environmental Issues," by Fred Koehler. Learners participate in an activity that requires students to...
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Global Environmental Issues: Air and Water Pollution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Thinking about designing a project for your social studies or environmental science classes? Use an overview of a project that prompts class groups to research an environmental issue.
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Environmental Issues

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students expand environmental awareness by brainstorming list of environmental issues in the world today, researching issues in small groups, and displaying their work for classmates to see.
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Environmental Issues And Energy Alternatives Crossword

For Students 7th - 11th
In this environmental issues instructional activity, students solve 16 clues focusing on the forms of renewable and non-renewable energy, global warming and acid rain.
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Environmental Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils investigate the air pollution situation in China by fitting a curve to historical data. They dig deeper into environmental issues that are of interest and provide a mathematical analysis of the issue. Class members develop a route...
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Defining Values: Environmental Issues

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students analyze an environmental issue of local or regional interest and compare and contrast the roles of the individual and the community in responding to the issue. They discuss how values are expressed in environmental issues and...
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Environmental Issues Game

For Students 4th - 8th
In this environmental issues worksheet, students write 5 questions for each topic about environmental issues for another team to answer. Students write 5 questions on PowerPoint.
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Global Climate Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine an environmental issue. In this global studies lesson plan, students read an article entitled, "Global Climate Change," and respond to the discussion questions that accompany it.
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Environmental Issues in Multimedia Presentation

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars investigate a community environmental issue. They document it using traditional scientific methods, digital photography, and videotaping. After collecting data, they graph the results. Students present their findings in a...
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Environmental Issues

For Students 5th - 6th
In this environmental issues worksheet, students respond to 14 different types of questions divided into 3 sections. First, they define global warming and give an example of what they can do to slow it. Then, students define 4 terms...
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Global and Environmental Issues: The Effects of a Changing Earth on Animals

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders research animal habitats. In this environmental lesson, 3rd graders discover how animals adapt to environmental changes. After researching animals using the Internet, students construct a research paper.
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Environmental Issues

For Students 8th - 10th
For this environmental issues worksheet, students are given 10 current topics that are problems in our environment today. They complete sentences about each topic by filling in the blanks with the appropriate terms. Some of the issues...
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Earth Day: a Look Into the World Around Us

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students develop an artwork made entirely out of recycled materials to exhibit during an Earth Day celebration. They participate in a lecture discussion on the history of Earth Day and environmental issues, do internet research on a...
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Letter Writing to Politicians on Environmental Issues

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Let your voices be heard! Pupils research local and national environmental concerns using the Internet. Class members determine an issue they deem important and draft a letter to a local politician expressing their concern about the...
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Birth of the Environmental Protection Agency

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewSeeing 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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Environmental Issues Vocabulary and Speaking Exercise

For Students 6th - 8th
Eight color graphics fill the top half of this page. Each of them is meant to represent a different environmental topic: poaching, deforestation, pollution, etc. Youngsters associate vocabulary terms with each graphic and then answer...
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Environmental Issues

For Students 10th
In this science instructional activity, 10th graders locate thirty-three terms dealing with environmental issues. Answers are available in various formats.
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Environmental Issues in the Polar Regions

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students list environmental problems they are familiar with and check the ones they think affect the polar regions, and they research and answer questions about environmental issues affecting the polar regions. Students discuss their...
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Creative Writing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers criticially read an unfinished creative writing piece, answer factual questions concerning the piece, and then finish the story or create their own story about their own neigborhood and possible environmental issues.
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The Environment

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students, while engaged in a group discussion, collaborate a mini-project on environmental issues at home and/or in the classroom as well as incorporating environmentally related words and expressions within their daily diary writing...
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Newspaper Articles

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders summarize a newspaper article. In this writing lesson students choose a newspaper article about an environmental issue. The students summarize the article and devise a solution to the environmental issue.
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Conservation Research Project

For Teachers 8th
Students complete a research project over a number of weeks that investigates the decline of a species, land/water use issues, shared environments, and how local habitat issues have an global impact. They look at various sides to...
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Canada and Global Issues

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners explore the environmental issues of Canada. For this Canadian environment lesson, students read and article about Canada's environmental issues. Learners develop questions and research to find more information. Students write...