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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 ...

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 ...

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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Testing alkalinity in water systems (simulation) part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This investigation is a laboratory activity in which the alkalinity of 2 types of substrates (carbonate vs. non-carbonate) are compared on the basis of titration. Students will reflect on the relationship of alkalinity and toxic heavy metals.

String Scientific Notation/Metric System Demonstration part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
Short demonstration on scientific notation by asking students to place numbers on a number line using string and notecards.

Where shall we go swimming? part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a water study investigation showing how biotic and abiotic factors are influenced by human activity.

Using Simpson's Reciprocal Index to Identify and Compare Habitat Biodiversity part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a field investigation where students will compare the biodiversity of two separate habitats based on the collection and identification of insects.

Outdoor Light Sources and their Attractibility to Nocturnal Insects part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
In this field exploration, student teams (consisting of 3 students) will investigate whether incandescent, fluorescent or a no light situation will attract the most nocturnal insects.