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View Resource Pre-cycle, Then Recycle!

This lesson plan from ATEEC will instruct students on the principles of recycling waste stream reduction. The activity would be most appropriate for technology studies or high school science classes. In all, it would require two hours of class time and about one hour for a field trip activity. The purpose of the lesson is to create a display in a grocery store to show people how to reduce the...

View Resource Environmental Ethics Case Studies

The American Physiological Society (APS) has created a wide range of teaching resources through its collaborative digital library over the past several years. This particular corner of the site brings together a number of environmental ethics case studies which cover everything from GMOS to the fluoridation of drinking water. Currently, the site contains a dozen different resources, including...

View Resource Compliant Sanitary Landfill Model and Construction

This activity from ATEEC requires students to build a three dimensional and compliant landfill model. The purpose of the activity is to "allow students to learn about proper landfill construction and compliance using simple, easily obtainable items." The landfill model must incorporate solid waste federal regulations. This document includes a list of the materials needed and a diagram of a l...

View Resource Fuel Cells: Driving the Future

This fuel cell module was created by General Motors and Weekly Reader to supplement science courses for students in grades 5-8. Its duration is 4-5 class periods and includes a teacher?s guide, posters, interactive diagram, and four classroom activities. Topics discussed include automotive history, environmental and energy concerns, fundamentals of fuel cells, fuel cell technologies, and s...

View Resource Ecosystems

This module contains four units dealing with natural selection (and evolution), population balance, exchange cycles, and environmental protection. Each unit includes coverage of why the topic is important, what is known about the subject, and the evidence that led to our current level of understanding. There is also a short biography of a famous scientist in each field of inquiry, hazards...

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