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By Mary Carr
Designed to increase students’ knowledge of greenhouse gases and how they relate to warming, the desired outcome of this lesson is for each student to identify something(s) that (s)he can do to reduce his/her carbon footprint. Fairly simple review
Subjects:
Math, Environment, Earth Day
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Printables
$4.00
45
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By Mary Carr
Perfect for Earth Day, or any day, this bundle of mini-lessons is a great tool for teaching about caring for the environment. It combines five of my lessons (also available separately): :: Greenhouse Gases and Carbon Footprints :: Surface Area,
Subjects:
Math, Environment, Earth Day
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Minilessons
$14.00
18
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By Mary Carr
Scientific notation with very large and very small numbers is practiced while learning about water conservation in this environmental mini-lesson. Students will consider the ways in which they and their families use water, examine sources of water
Subjects:
Numbers, Environment, Earth Day
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Minilessons, Printables
$4.00
32
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By Mary Carr
This lesson is about raising some of the issues involved with the use of bottled water, with a few math calculations to drive the points home. Includes printable information sheet on the production, use, and disposal of plastic water bottles. The
Subjects:
Math, Environment, Earth Day
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Minilessons, Printables
$2.50
22
Digital Download PDF (0.68 MB)
By Mary Carr
Encourage good citizenship as students learn things that they can do to help the environment. Kids enjoy playing this matching (Concentration) game. #weholdthesetruths #kindnessnation Twenty pairs of cards consisting of matching text and picture
Subjects:
Environment, For All Subject Areas, Earth Day
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, Games
FREE
51
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By Mary Carr
Using a coordinate grid, students place trees and shrubs around a house to maximize the energy efficiency benefits of the plantings. They will learn other benefits of trees as well. This mini-lesson aims to get students to think about the trees in
Subjects:
Graphing, Environment, Earth Day
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Minilessons, Printables
$3.00
9
Digital Download PDF (1.44 MB)
By Mary Carr
This lesson is about raising awareness of Precycling by examining cereal box packaging in terms of surface area and best buy. Students will calculate surface area of the packages to determine which is most efficient with its packaging, as well as
Subjects:
Math, Environment, Earth Day
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Minilessons, Printables
$3.00
14
Digital Download PDF (0.76 MB)
By Mary Carr
This mini-lesson is all about raising awareness of the environmental harm done by idling one's vehicle. A printable sheet is included with information on gas consumption and harmful emissions as a result of vehicle idling. The associated math
Subjects:
Math, Environment, Earth Day
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Printables
$4.00
8
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By Mary Carr
Practice multiplication of very large numbers using scientific notation and rounding. Data is given for the per capita water usage in a variety of countries around the world, along with the countries' populations. Students calculate each country's
Subjects:
Math, Other (Math), Environment
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Computation
FREE
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Math teacher, grades 6 - 8; Mathletes Coach; Coordinator, Math and Chess Clubs; Northrop-Grumman TEAACH program participant (2 years) and presenter (1 year)

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am big on making cross-curricular and career connections to the material that we're learning. I try to make math relevant to everyday life and I like to make learning fun.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Earthwatch Educator Fellowship, 2011; "Most Influential Teacher", 2012

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. Medical Laboratory Sciences (Medical Technology); Master of Public Health; Master of Arts in Teaching with Endorsements in Math, Science, and Social Studies

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am a committed environmentalist. I participated in an Earthwatch Institute fellowship, Climate Change at the Arctic's Edge, in Churchill, Manitoba in 2011. I had the privilege of working with 11 other teachers from across the U.S. and an international climate researcher in a part of the world that is absolutely fascinating. While in the Churchill area I saw a polar bear and beluga whales up close. Awesome!

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