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It can be difficult to find fun, hands on activities to use when teaching climate. Include ice cores in your climate and geologic time unit to increase engagement! Included in this lesson:1. A 25 slide PowerPoint lesson on glaciers and ice cores. It
Subjects:
Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Google Apps, Laboratory, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.50
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Tired of having your students make an invasive species "wanted poster?" Have them write an obituary instead! In this project, students will choose an invasive species to research, but also take it a step further by understanding its role in the
Subjects:
Biology, Environment, General Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Research, Activities, Printables
$3.00
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This lesson teaches students the difference between renewable and nonrenewable resources. It covers the fossil fuels, solar, wind, and hydroelectric. It also discusses the pros and cons of each source. Included in this lesson:1. Power point
Subjects:
General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lectures, Printables, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
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How big is your carbon footprint? In this lesson, students will learn what a carbon footprint is, analyze their own carbon footprints, and compare global ecological footprints. Internet access is required for these activities. Included in this
Subjects:
Science, Environment, General Science
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Internet Activities, Printables
$4.00
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The Biggest Little Farm is a documentary featuring John and Molly Chester, who dream of farming in harmony with nature. This movie is a great addition to your biology or environmental science class, and features great discussion points relating to
Subjects:
Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Printables
$2.00
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In this lesson, students will learn about the definition of sustainability, the three pillars of sustainability (social, economic, and environment) and quality of life indicators. They will learn why we need to have more sustainable cities in order
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.50
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In this experiment, your students will be able to visually see the air pollution that they breathe in on a daily basis. Prior to this lab your students should have an understanding of how to use microscopes, as they will use them to observe and
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Laboratory
$3.50
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This station activity is designed to give students an overview of the human impact on climate. It is not intended to be a deep dive into climate change, but an overview of how we measure climate change and what might happen if we don't change our
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Laboratory, Printables, Centers
$5.00
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How far does your food travel? In this activity, students will analyze the carbon footprint associated with their food. They will learn about food miles and analyze food labels for an entire day's worth of food. Using computers, they will look up
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Environment
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Internet Activities, Printables
$3.50
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If you are teaching about water reservoirs and distribution, check out this activity! Do your students struggle to grasp how little freshwater we have on Earth? Creating a visual model is much more powerful than showing them a pie chart! In this
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
7th, 9th, 11th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Laboratory
$4.50
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Teaching about dendrochronology, climate change, or proxy records? Tree cores and cookies hold clues to Earth's past. In this mini-unit, students will learn how to analyze tree cookies and cores and make inferences. Included in this lesson:- 21
Subjects:
Biology, Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory, Printables
$5.00
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Do your students really understand what items can be recycled and what can't? Do they know which plastics are recyclable? Do they know how to dispose of old electronics? In this activity, students sort 28 cards into 4 categories:1. Recycle- at
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment, Earth Day
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Centers, Activities
$3.00
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This lesson goes over the difference between local, industrial, and organic foods, and the pros and cons of each. It gets students thinking about where the food on their plate comes from! It also discusses the quality of life for the animals that we
Subjects:
General Science, Environment, Health
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
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Teaching environmental science or sustainability? In this experiment, students will measure the surface temperature of materials around campus (concrete, grass, dirt, asphalt, turf) and relate it to the Urban Heat Island effect. This lab is fully
Subjects:
General Science, Environment, Health
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Laboratory, Printables
$2.50
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When discussing sustainability, students often learn about quality of life indicators. In this activity students will have 18 cards to sort under the three pillars of sustainability- social, environmental, and economic. Also included is a 2 page
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities
$3.00
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Teaching environmental science or sustainability? This lesson teaches students about the urban heat island effect. Students will learn what it is, what causes it, the effects, and ways we can minimize this problem. Included is a 17 slide powerpoint
Subjects:
General Science, Environment, Health
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lectures, Interactive Whiteboard
$3.50
1
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After you have taught the 3 pillars of sustainability (environmental, economic, and social) it is fun to have students do a sustainability audit of their neighborhood. In this activity, students will make observations in their area and take notes on
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Homework
$3.00
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Hang these colorful posters up in your classroom for Earth Day! These 13 eye-catching posters will teach students about recycling and the impact we have on our planet. You might also be interested in:Science Poster BundleA lesson on TrashBe sure to
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, General Science, Earth Day
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$4.00
4
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This lesson really gets your students thinking about the impact they have on the environment. Students start out with a bag of trash (random items provided by the teacher) and have to figure out what can be recycled and what cannot. They will learn
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment, Earth Day
Grades:
8th, 9th, 7th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
$3.25
6
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This is a video worksheet to accompany the video "Food Frontiers" which is available on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LV6-8oW3hjM&t=1464s This video is a great addition to your agriculture or sustainability unit. It discusses food
Subjects:
General Science, Science, Environment
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Printables
$1.50
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I have 14 years of experience teaching all grades from 6-12. The majority of my teaching experience has been in high school biology and earth science.

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I love using inquiry labs before teaching the lesson so students can discover scientific concepts on their own.

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Selected as Breyer Law Teacher of the Month ---- Cesar Chavez Teacher of the Year- 2018

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Bachelor of Science in Biology from Northern Arizona University. Highly qualified in biology, earth science, physical science, middle school science, and ELL endorsed.

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