## AP/IB/Honors Environmental Science Activity Browse

Help

# Subject: Environmental Science

- 167 matches General/Other
- Water Quality and Quantity 94 matches including water resource management, water quality and water treatment
- Air Quality 17 matches
- Energy 90 matches sources, supply, reserves, uses
- Waste 29 matches
- Mineral Resources 10 matches includes precious metals, base metals, industrial minerals, aggregate
- Forest Resources 8 matches
- Soils and Agriculture 31 matches
- Oceans and Coastal Resources 35 matches
- Land Use and Planning 42 matches planning, zoning, sprawl issues, urban heat island
- Human Population 14 matches
- Sustainability 111 matches
- Natural Hazards 205 matches
- Global Change and Climate 161 matches
- Ecosystems 114 matches
- Policy 98 matches

# Grade Level: College Lower (13-14)

- 470 matches General/Other
- Introductory Level 333 matches

# Resource Type: Activities

# Location

- ACM Pedagogic Resources 10 matches
- CLEAN 1 match
- Climate Education in an Age of Media 2 matches
- Curriculum for the Bioregion 105 matches
- Cutting Edge 257 matches
- Earth Exploration Toolbook 27 matches
- EarthLabs 2 matches
- EarthLabs for Educators 43 matches
- Geoscience in Two-year Colleges 3 matches
- Integrate 60 matches
- Keyah Math 2 matches
- MARGINS Data in the Classroom 2 matches
- Microbial Life 1 match
- NAGT 33 matches
- Pedagogy in Action 23 matches
- Quantitative Skills 26 matches
- QuIRK 1 match
- SISL 17 matches
- Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience 125 matches
- Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics 4 matches
- Sustainability Workshop 1 match
- Teacher Preparation 1 match

Results 1 - 20 of **746 matches**

The Sleeping Mountain part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Role Playing:Examples

In this role-playing scenario, students represent townspeople whose lives and livelihoods are endangered by an active volcano which may or may not erupt in the near future. -

Analyzing the Antarctic Ozone Hole (College Level) part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Teaching with GIS:Examples

College-level adaptation of a chapter in the Earth Exploration Toolbook. Examine satellite images of atmospheric ozone in the Southern Hemisphere to study changes in concentration over a time. -

Investigating Earthquakes: GIS Mapping and Analysis (College Level) part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Teaching with GIS:Examples

This is a college-level adaptation of a chapter from the Earth Exploration Toolbook. The students download global quake data over a time range and use GIS to interpret the tectonic context. -

What Should We Do About Global Warming? part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Role Playing:Examples

This module contains an 8-lesson curriculum to study greenhouse gases and global warming using data and visualizations. The students will summarize the issue in a mock debate or a presentation. -

Mock Environmental Summit part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Role Playing:Examples

At the end of a six-week class or unit on global warming, students role-play representatives from various countries and organizations at an international summit on global warming. -

How Fast Do Materials Weather? part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lectures:Examples

A think-pair-share activity in which students calculate weathering rates from tombstone weathering data. -

Carbon Dioxide Exercise part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lectures:Examples

Students work in groups, plotting carbon dioxide concentrations over time on overheads and estimating the rate of change over five years. -

Global Temperatures part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Teaching with Data:Examples

Students analyze the global temperature record from 1867 to the present. Long-term trends and shorter-term fluctuations are both evaluated. -

The Modern Atmospheric CO2 Record part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Teaching with Data:Examples

Students compare carbon dioxide (CO2) data from Mauna Loa Observatory, Barrow (Alaska), and the South Pole over the past 40 years to help them better understand what controls atmospheric CO2. -

Earth's Radiation Budget: Part 1 part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Teaching with Data:Examples

In this activity students explore the Earth's radiation budget using Earth radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) data archived at the IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library (more info) . -

Whose Fault Is It Anyway? part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Games:Examples

This game has students simulate the propagation of P and S waves after an earthquake and to use the lag between these to determine where in the simulation the earthquake occurred. -

Structural Control of Giant Rock Avalanches in Argentina part of Cutting Edge:Structural Geology:Activities

Students analyze the influence of bedrock structures on the locations of giant rock avalanches in Argentina. Activity is available in two versions: 1) short case example that can be used as an in-class activity or ...

Analyzing the Antarctic Ozone Hole part of Earth Exploration Toolbook:Analyzing the Antarctic Ozone Hole

DATA: Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) Images. TOOLS: ImageJ, Spreadsheet. SUMMARY: Animate and explore 10 years of Southern Hemisphere ozone images. Then measure and graph the area of the ozone hole over time.

Two streams, two stories... How Humans Alter Floods and Streams part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection

An activity/lab where students determine the changes in 100-year flood determinations for 2 streams over time.

2004 Asian Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster Project part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Cooperative Learning:Examples

Students are employees of a unit of the United Nations responsible for coordinating disaster relief after a major disaster (the 2004 Asian Earthquake and Tsunami) occurs. The agency needs to understand the ...

US Historical Climate: Excel Statistical part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

Students import US Historical Climate Network mean temperature data into Excel from a station of their choice and use Excel for statistical calculations, graphing, and linear trend estimates. -

Vostok Ice Core: Excel (Mac or PC) part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

Students use Excel to graph and analyze Vostok ice core data (160,000 years of Ice core data from Vostok Station). Data includes ice age, ice depth, carbon dioxide, methane, dust, and deuterium isotope relative ...

Campus Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Campus-Based Learning:Examples

Students conduct a greenhouse gas emission inventory for their college or university. Students analyze findings and present information to the college or university community. -

Water Wars: A look at Gallatin Valley Water Controversies part of Cutting Edge:Public Policy:Activities

This virtual field trip explores the science and policy of a ground water dispute in Gallatin Valley Montana. The virtual field trip uses a role-playing activity to explore the geology, hydrology and policy related ...

The Lifestyle Project part of Cutting Edge:Public Policy:Activities

This three-week project challenges students to learn about environmental alternatives by modifying their own lifestyles. Throughout the project, students reduce their impacts on the environment by changing the way ...