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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 ...

Melting Sea Ice part of CLEAN Collection

This activity uses a mix of multimedia resources and hands-on activities to support a storyline of investigation into melting sea ice. The lesson begins with a group viewing of a video designed to ...

Zero-Energy Housing part of CLEAN Collection

Students investigate passive solar building design with a focus on heating. Insulation, window placement, thermal mass, surface colors, and site orientation are addressed in the background materials ...

Climate and Civilization: The Maya Example part of CLEAN Collection

This activity uses geophysical and geochemical data to determine climate in Central America during the recent past and to explore the link between climate (wet periods and drought) and population ...
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Global Climate Change: The Effects of Global Warming part of CLEAN Collection

The activity follows a progression that examines the CO2 content of various gases, explores the changes in the atmospheric levels of CO2 from 1958 to 2000 from the Mauna Loa Keeling curve, and the ...

The Energy Game: Finding Energy Resources part of CLEAN Collection

This energy game activity engages students in learning about energy sources. This game demonstrates that energy, the environment, and economics are closely tied together. During the course of the ...

Wind Turbine Blade Design part of CLEAN Collection

Students go through the design process and the scientific method to test the effect of blade design on power output. There is an optional extension to use the data to create an optimal set of wind ...

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's ...

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 ...

Car Quest part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students will determine the environmental effects of existing cars and a fleet consisting of their dream cars. They compute how many tons of heat-trapping gases are produced each ...

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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Solar Racing part of CLEAN Collection

In this 'Energy Education for the 21st Century' design challenge, students construct and evaluate a solar-powered model car. Students utilize the design process and undergo review by their ...

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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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 ...

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's emissions of carbon dioxide and learn how they can reduce them. ...
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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. ...