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Puzzle Coding part of Teaching Computation with MATLAB:MATLAB Workshop October 2021:Activities
Tactile activities or "tactivities" are one form of active learning that can increase student participation and enhance students' understanding of conceptual materials. In this tactile activity, ...

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Harnessing Nuclear Energy part of CLEAN Collection

This activity teaches students how energy is obtained from nuclear fission and how it is used to produce electricity in a nuclear power plant. It also teaches students how some of the electricity ...
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Food Sustainability and Security part of CLEAN Collection

This activity has students analyze the lifecycle of food in their homes.
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Puzzling Wisconsin's Biological Communities part of CLEAN Collection

This is an in-depth activity that focuses on Wisconsin ecosystem characteristics and energy flow within ecosystems. The activity is lengthy, but selected parts of it could be adapted to a variety of ...
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Assess burn scars with satellite imagery part of CLEAN Collection

Using Landsat 8 imagery from before and after the 2015 wildfire season in Glacier National Park, Montana, learners calculate the damage using a Normalized Burn Index, digitize the burn area, and ...
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Clouds Protocol part of CLEAN Collection

Students observe which types of clouds are visible, how much of the sky is covered by clouds, and the opacity of clouds. They also report on surface and sky conditions, to complement views from ...
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Get Climate Data for Your Area and Make Temperature and Precipitation Charts part of CLEAN Collection

This lab, created by Salish Kootenai College faculty, steps undergraduate students through ordering, accessing, and graphing local precipitation and temperature data.
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Pixels on Fire part of CLEAN Collection

In this activity, students use measurement and area skills to learn about remote detection of wildfires from space. After detecting mock wildfires with mobile devices, students then study ...
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Analyzing the Urban Heat Island Effect part of CLEAN Collection

This activity covers the causes, effects, and mitigation of urban heat in New York City. Students use data sets, graphs, maps and images to create their own plan for mitigation in their area. Robust ...
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Exploring grid resilience as an approach to evaluating energy sources and addressing climate impacts part of CLEAN Collection

Students evaluate the energy sources used to generate electricity in their state, then consider ways in which their energy infrastructure is vulnerable to extreme weather and rising sea level. ...
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Rising Tides: Protect Your Home from the Waves part of CLEAN Collection

Warming oceans and melting landlocked ice caused by global climate change may result in rising sea levels. This rise in sea level combined with increased intensity and frequency of storms will ...
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Garden Lesson Plan: Food and Carbon part of CLEAN Collection

The lesson plan describes activities focusing on the big question, does eating locally grown food help reduce your carbon footprint? Many elements are interconnected and function together to create ...
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Garden Lesson Plan: Living Systems part of CLEAN Collection

Many elements are interconnected and function together to create the natural and productive living system that is your garden. The purpose of this activity guide is to teach students the ecological ...
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Educator Guide: Lab 1- Launching an Expedition part of CLEAN Collection

Students are charged with thinking about what it takes to 'do science'. They are introduced to the science of dendrochronology and learn how tree-ring science is executed.
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Global Snow Cover Changes part of CLEAN Collection

Students use an online mapping tool to investigate changes in global snow cover, develop a problem statement about global snow cover, and then use the tools to investigate a problem or question of ...
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HEART Force Drought Game part of CLEAN Collection

In this interactive game, students solve challenges that their community faces during the course of an extreme drought event by using available individual and community resources. Students work in ...
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Land Ice/Sea Ice/Grounded Ice: How does melting ice affect sea level? part of CLEAN Collection

Students create a model of sea level rise based on the melting of land ice, sea ice, or grounded ice. Student predictions are recorded and models are run. Making explanations based on data, cause and ...
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Nuclear Chemistry Card Sort part of CLEAN Collection

Students describe the basic principles of nuclear chemistry, discern between diagrams and representations of nuclear equations and processes, and use context clues to correctly categorize nuclear ...
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Living Landscapes: Assessing Climate Change Impacts on Fish part of CLEAN Collection

Interactive map tool to assess how rising stream temperatures could affect native fish of the Northwest. Lesson concepts include the relationship between water temperatures, dissolved oxygen levels ...
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HEART Force Colorado Flood - High School part of CLEAN Collection

In this lesson, students analyze and synthesize data, and design local flood preparation strategies to answer the question, "What can we learn from past flood events to prepare for future ...
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