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69 resources with the concept the biosphere

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Defining Gravity Video
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Breaking Down Ecosystems

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Ecosystems are crucial in allowing for the flow of energy. In this collection, learners look at how energy flows from one organism to another through food chains and food webs. With videos, interactives, and worksheets, the material in...
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Ricochet Science: Biology 101 - The Science of Life

For Students 9th - 12th
It’s alive! Or is it? With clear, concise explanations, a series of five videos introduces young biologists to the science behind life study. The playlist covers the Characteristics of Life, the Classification of Life, Prokaryotic versus...
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Crash Course: Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine an entire biology course in one collection of 40 videos! Based on the AP Biology curriculum, viewers learn about the things that make up living things and the processes that keep organisms alive. They also learn how to identify...
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Crash Course: Ecology

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Viewers take a Crash Course in Ecology with a 12-video collection that takes a look at where organisms come from, how they interact, and how they influence their environments. The videos, appropriate for in class or remote learning, use...
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Biology for AP® Courses

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
An eight-unit electronic textbook provides a guide to AP® Biology. Each of the 28 chapters include an introduction, multiple lessons, a summary, review questions, and test prep questions. Teachers see how each lesson connects to a big...
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Journey Through the Spheres of the Earth

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Each of the Earth's spheres interacts with the other spheres in predictable ways. Young scientists explore these interactions through a hands-on activity, graphing, and watching a video. They summarize their knowledge in a video or...
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The Anthropocene and the Near Future: Crash Course Big History #9

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The Anthropocene covers the last century in an unofficial geological era. An informative video considers both the pros and cons of progress. It discusses the environmental impact, changes in lifestyle, political changes, wars, and...
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Environmental Matter Exchange

For Students 9th - 12th
Why did carbon marry hydrogen? They bonded well from the minute they met. Here is a video that focuses on the essential chemicals for life: water, carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus. It relates each of these to macromolecules and the way...
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Hurricanes: An Environment of Concern

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study hurricanes and research the damage done by hurricane Katrina.  In this environment investigative instructional activity students divide into groups and complete a given assignment. 
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The Dynamic Earth

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Why is Earth so diverse? What makes it habitable for so many forms of life? An informative PowerPoint explains the important characteristics of Earth from geological history and atmospheric layers all the way to how and why weather...
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For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Psychologists study human relationships while ecologist study relationships between organisms in the environment. An introduction to ecology and the related vocabulary benefits scholars as they progress through the presentation and...
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What Is Ecology?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Do you know the name for the biological study of interactions? A short presentation with accompanying worksheet introduces individuals to ecology. The materials offer a broad overview of the subject and the levels of organization to...
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ESS3C - Human Impacts on Earth Systems

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
The human impact on the earth's systems often has unintended consequences.  A comprehensive video lesson builds a progression for teaching the standards ESS3C in elementary through secondary classrooms. Instruction focuses on the human...
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Introduction to Ecology

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
An educational video offers an overview of ecology and discusses the levels of organization from biosphere down to organisms. It also compares terms such as habitats versus niches, generalist versus specialist, and biotic versus abiotic.
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Magic Isle: Lesson Plan 1

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
What are the factors that limit growth and expansion? As part of their study of Catalina Island, class members view the West of the West's documentary Magic Isle and research William Wrigley and the Santa Catalina Island Company. After...
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What is Up Th-air? — Atmosphere

For Teachers 7th Standards
Air, air, everywhere, but what's in it, and what makes Earth's air so unique and special? Journey through the layers above us to uncover our atmosphere's composition and how it works to make life possible below. Pupils conduct research...
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Hierarchy of Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The leader of the biology gang is known as the nucleus. In the video, learners see the different levels of the hierarchy of life. Scholars explore each level, listening to descriptions and seeing examples of each one. It is the second...
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Biosphere—Building a Balanced World

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
There is more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere today than at any point in the last 800,000 years. In a biodiversity activity, scholars explore the gases that make up the atmosphere. Through an experiment, participants see how plants...
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Building Your Own Biosphere

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
On September 26, 1991, four women and four men entered the scientific experiment, Biosphere 2; the doors were sealed for two years in order to study the interactions of a biosphere. In the activity, scholars explore biospheres by...
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Ecology - Rules for Living on Earth

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Populations, communities, ecosystems, and biospheres are the subject of a video that investigates biomes and reveals that taigas, or boreal forests, are the largest biome, covering 17% of Earth's land surface. Viewers then explore how...
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Earth as a System

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Ecosystem, human body system, weather system. We hear the word system a lot, but what does it really mean? In the activity, pairs or groups of learners discuss how a bicycle is a system and then analyze objects in their classroom and...
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5 Human Impacts on the Environment

For Teachers 7th - 12th
It is estimated that within 100 years, there will be no rain forests. The video on ecosystems covers the impact humans have on the environment. It includes ecosystem services, the importance of biodiversity, deforestation,...
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Organization of Life

For Students 9th - 12th
What do matryoshka dolls have to do with the organization of life? Young scientists learn about the levels of organization of life in the last installment of a five-part video series. The video covers the cellular, organismal, and...
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The Carbon Cycle Game

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wanted to be an atom of carbon? The lesson allows each student to be an atom of carbon in the carbon cycle. First, they follow through the cycle as it existed before human interference. Then, they try the same activity, but...