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Chemistry with a Conscience

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Green chemistry and sustainability are the focus of a unit module that asks young scientists to use the Twelve Principles of Green Chemistry to assess how green a product’s chemicals, reactions, or processes are. Class members engage in...
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Apples: Family and Consumer Science

For Teachers 7th
Learning to cook and making good food choices are extremely important life skills. Seventh graders explore food science in relation to health and nutrition, by conducting several experiments on apples. Websites, movies, and instructional...
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Consumer Preferences in Lighting

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What is a watt? This tongue-twisting, mind-bending question and others are answered through this lesson on the different lighting options available. With the support of a PowerPoint, teach your physical science class about units of...
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2018 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Less than nine percent of all AP Environmental Science test takers scored a perfect five on the exam in 2018. Learn from the best answers as well as the common mistakes thanks to the College Board. Four questions from the test covering...
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AP Environmental Science-Food Fight

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The content in this lesson is of a controversial nature. Please review to make sure it is suitable for your class. A video, The Meatrix is shown to the class, and then they discuss the emotionally-charged language that it uses. They are...
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Analytics - How It Works

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Drawings flash across the screen as a narrator discusses how we extract meaning from digital information. Show this video to your high school engineering learners or in a computer science class. It may also be valuable to include in a...
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Introductory Game, Consumed

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students play a board game that reviews the basic areas of family and consumer sciences. They follow the directions found in the space on which he/she lands. Play continues until someone has consumed all of the family and consumer...
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Fashion and Design: Pattern Maker

For Teachers 5th - 9th
What do computer science and fashion have in common? Answer: Patterns. Pupils learn about procedures in computer science. They then use the Scratch block-based coding language to create a program that permits users to design their own...
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Producers and Consumers

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students make lists of producers and consumers and act as consumers that eat producers in a garden. In this producers and consumers lesson plan, students demonstrate a food chain by using a piece of yarn to connect all of them together.
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Food For Thought

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Science can be quite tasty. A delectable unit from NASA shows learners why it's important to consider food, nutrition, and health in space. Four lessons explore the idea in great depth, including testing cookie recipes. Along the way,...
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Bio Build-up

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Trace pollutants through the environment in the seventh lesson of this series on the science of food. Looking at a picture of the plants and animals in an aquatic ecosystem, learners use dot stickers to represent harmful chemicals as...
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Producers, Consumers, Decomposers, Oh My!

For Teachers 4th
The amazing world of ecosystems is the focus of this science instructional activity. Pupils research examples of producers, decomposers, and consumers. They identify the ways these plants and animals create a balanced ecosystem. Small...
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Animal Food Chains

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
An engaging, informative, and colorful presentation focuses on food chains. Learners view many great photographs of animals, and must do some critical thinking regarding an animal's place in a food chain, and whether an animal is...
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Study Jams! Ecosystems

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
With the forest as an example, Sam and Zoe talk about the components biotic and abiotic of an ecosystem. They also discuss the role of producers, consumers, and decomposers. This concise clip covers all of the basics. As an introduction...
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Consumerism in the Classroom: Effective Strategies for Today's Teenage Consumers

For Students 9th - 12th
Help class members become savvy consumers with a series of activities that has them analyzing marketing strategies, comparing the value of brand name versus off-brand clothing, and considering the advantages and disadvantages of shopping...
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Consuming Passions

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Humans use 160,000 plastic bags a second and 10 percent of those end up in our oceans. In this consuming activity, young scientists discuss how society becomes aware of environmental issues. As individuals or in small groups, they then...
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Carbohydrate Consumption, Athletic Performance and Health – Using Science Process Skills to Understand the Evidence

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Should athletes carb load before an event or consume carbohydrates during the competition? Scholars discuss how to set up a hypothesis and experiment to answer a question relating carbohydrates and athletic performance. Then, they read...
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Engines of Destruction: The Science of Hurricanes!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A typical tropical cyclone consumes the same amount of power as the entire United States. Scientists understand hurricanes and predict their sizes and paths. The video explains the relationship between hurricanes and ideal engines. It...
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Kitchen Vocabulary Words

For Teachers 7th
Working in groups of four, class members sort cards, labeled with kitchen equipment vocabulary words, into groups based on function, i.e., mixing tools, measurement tools, serving tools, baking pans, stove top pans, or preparation tools....
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An Ocean of Energy

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Young biologists trace the path of the sun's energy through marine ecosystems in the second part of this four-instructional activity series. Building on prior knowledge about producers, consumers, and decomposers students are...
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Build a Food Web Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Entangle your life science class in learning with this collaborative food web activity. Using pictures of the plants and animals native to a particular ecosystem, young biologists work in small groups to construct visual representations...
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Ecological Pyramids interdependence, food chains, food webs, trophic levels

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Young scientists explore the interdependence of organisms with this simple life science activity. Using the provided template, students create and label tiered pyramids that model the hierarchy of trophic levels in ecosystems.
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It’s a Plankton Eat Plankton World

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
For as small as they are, plankton sure play an enormous role in maintaining marine ecosystems. Dive into an investigation of these tiny organisms with a hands-on life science activity in which children cut out pictures of sea animals...
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Plant Parts You Eat

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Plants provide a variety of delicious foods essential for human survival. In the fourth lesson plan of this series on food science, young scientists investigate common fruits, vegetables, and grains in order to determine which plant part...

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