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The Watershed Game part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This web site provides an introduction to the issues surrounding the use of water. It offers an interactive question and answer format that allows users to see the direct result of their decision ...

Using Data to Teach Earth ProcessesAn Illustrated Community Discussion at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America part of Cutting Edge:Data, Simulations and Models:Workshop 03:Activities
Kara Salazar Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Center for Earth and Environmental Science - The Lilly ARBOR Project is an urban riparian restoration project designed for use as an outdoor ...

The Fishing Game part of SERC Web Resource Collection

In The Fishing Game, students compete with 2 virtual fishing companies to maximize their bank balance by fishing. A population model informs the results of each year's fishing. The game is played ...

Environmental Education Center: Curriculum Resources part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Curriculum Resources site of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Environmental Education Center contains curricula and activities on a variety of environmental topics such as water quality ...

Climate Change is About... Water part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Climate Change Is About...Water tells the story of climate change and impacts on water in Bolivia through a range of voices and multimedia materials. Case studies bring the explanatory analysis of ...

Biomass - Creating Bio-Diesel part of CLEAN Collection

This detailed chemistry lesson from the U.S. Department of Energy focuses on transforming vegetable oil into biodiesel through a process of transesterification. The process described offers a good ...

Energy For You part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students explore what types of energy resources exist in their state by examining a state map to identify the different energy sources in their state, including the state

Air: Fuel for Thought part of CLEAN Collection

This lesson plan engages students in a real-life exploration of climate change as it is affected by greenhouse emissions from vehicles. The aim of this activity is for students to realize the impact ...
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Algal Biofuels: An Emerging Renewable Energy part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students explore the basic living requirements of algae (phytoplankton)through hands-on experience and an interactive game. Students investigate what algal biofuels are, how they ...

Modeling the Process of Mining Silicon part of CLEAN Collection

The heart of this activity is a laboratory investigation that models the production of silicon. The activity is an investigation of silicon: the sources, uses, properties, importance in the fields of ...

Carbon Footprint part of CLEAN Collection

Students investigate how much greenhouse gas (carbon dioxide and methane) their family releases into the atmosphere each year and relate it to climate change. To address this, students use the ...
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Wind Power Basics part of CLEAN Collection

This activity focuses on wind energy concepts, which are introduced through a Reading Passage and by answering assessment questions. Students construct and test a windmill to observe how design and ...

Global Warming Wheel Card part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students construct a Global Warming Wheel Card, a hand-held tool that they can use to estimate their household
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Biomass - Investigating Gases part of CLEAN Collection

In this lab activity students generate their own biomass gases by heating wood pellets or wood splints in a test tube. They collect the resulting gases and use the gas to roast a marshmallow. ...

Life Cycle Assessment of Biofuels 101 part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students conduct a life cycle assessment of energy used and produced in ethanol production, and a life cycle assessment of carbon dioxide used and produced in ethanol production.
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How Much Energy is on my Plate? part of CLEAN Collection

This activity leads students through a sequence of learning steps that highlight the embedded energy that is necessary to produce various types of food. Students start by thinking through the ...
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Energy Enigma part of CLEAN Collection

This activity is a learning game in which student teams are each assigned a different energy source. Working cooperatively, students use their reading, brainstorming, and organizational skills to ...

Great Energy Debate part of CLEAN Collection

This is a debate-style learning activity in which student teams learn about energy sources and are then assigned to represent the different energy sources. Working cooperatively, students develop ...

Cooking with Sol part of CLEAN Collection

This activity from the Department of Energy provides background information about solar ovens and instructions on building a simple model solar cooker.
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Colorado River Supply part of CLEAN Collection

This activity addresses climate change impacts that affect all states that are part of the Colorado River Basin and are dependent on its water. Students examine available data, the possible ...
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