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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 ...

Going For A Spin - Making a Model Steam Turbine part of CLEAN Collection

Students explore how various energy sources can be used to cause a turbine to rotate and then generate electricity with a magnet.

Carbon Calculator Activity part of CLEAN Collection

In this learning activity, students use a web-based carbon calculator to determine their carbon footprint on the basis of their personal and household habits and choices. Students identify which ...
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Capturing Carbon: Where do We Put it and Why? part of CLEAN Collection

This as a 2-part activity in which students study the properties of CO2 in a lab and then use Web resources to research different types of carbon capture. A video lecture accompanies the activity.

Biofuels/Biomass Cellulose Lab part of CLEAN Collection

In this lab activity, students investigate how to prepare a biofuel source for conversion to a combustible product. The activity models how raw materials are refined to process liquid fuels.
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Solar Energy part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, which comes at the beginning of a 40-day sequence of activities in an energy module, students observe the transfer of solar energy to different appliances with a solar cell and ...
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Energy Walkabout part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity learners work in pairs or small groups to apply knowledge of energy-wise habits to evaluate energy use in their school and make recommendations for improved efficiency. Students ...
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Evaluating woody biomass options for North Carolina's electricity future part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students learn about the pros and cons of co-firing woody biomass fuels with coal to produce electricity.
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Fueling the future: Evaluating the sustainability of biofuels part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students consider the impact and sustainability of use of different classes of biofuels on the economy, the environment, and society. Students also learn about bioelectricity and ...
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The Use of a Piece of Land (title provided or enhanced by cataloger) part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This activity is designed to engage students in a practical exercise in land use planning; to make the students aware of the positive and negative aspects of land use laws and local zoning ordinances ...

Bridge: Ocean Sciences Education Teacher Resource Center part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Bridge, the Ocean Sciences Education Teacher Resource Center, is a growing collection of on-line marine education resources. It provides educators with accurate, useful, content-correct and ...

Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum Module Index part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This series of self-guided tutorials presents information on water, ecosystems, and energy resources. Animations of ecosystem processes enhance the text, and a summary of the important concepts ...

Danger in the Air part of SERC Web Resource Collection

In this learning module, students are involved in an observational study of air pollutants in the atmosphere. The students collect and examine air quality and weather data, looking for correlations ...

Radioactivity Activity part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This activity is part of Planet Diary and contains an online exploration of waste in different states. Students investigate the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Superfund Priorities site for ...

Global Rivers Environmental Education Network part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The GREEN program provides ideas and information related to creating a watershed-based educational project and is geared toward taking action to protect watersheds. There are exercises and action ...

Stabilization Wedges Game part of CLEAN Collection

This is a team-based activity that teaches students about the scale of the greenhouse gas problem and the technologies that already exist which can dramatically reduce carbon emissions. Students ...
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Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs - Cost-Benefit Analysis part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students collect data and analyze the cost of using energy in their homes and investigate one method (switching to compact fluorescent light bulbs) of reducing energy use. This ...
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Ecological Footprint part of CLEAN Collection

Students explore their own Ecological Footprint in the context of how many Earths it would take if everyone used the same amount of resources they did. They compare this to the Ecological Footprint ...
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Home Energy Quiz part of CLEAN Collection

Students take a Home Energy Quiz from the Energy Star Program to identify home improvements that could make their homes more energy efficient. The resource includes follow-up information about ...
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Exploring Green Jobs part of CLEAN Collection

In this lesson, students complete a Myers-Briggs Type Inventory of their personality type as an introductory step to understanding what green jobs might suit their personal styles. From the ...
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