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Environmental science activities kit : ready-to-use lessons, labs, and worksheets for grades 7-12

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Jossey-Bass teacher, Jossey-Bass, Volume 2nd, San Francisco, Calif., p.486 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb GE77 .R63 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8435553

Keywords:

Environmental education--Activity programs, Environmental sciences--Problems, Environmental sciences--Study and teaching (Secondary)--Activity programs--Great Britain, etc, exercises

Abstract:

Contents: Unit 1: Human issues: 1. Population--more is less. 2. Food? What food? 3. We "auto" drive less. 4. Toxics in the home. 5. Wants and needs. 6. What's happening. 7. Think globally, act locally. 8. Do it -- Unit 2. Land use issues: 9. Surface mining. 10. Why recycle? 11. Soil compaction. 12. What price open space? 13. Multiple use or multiple abuse? 14. Runoff research -- Unit 3: Wildlife issues. 15. Habitats--the choice is yours. 16. Microhabitats. 17. Logitudinal studies. 18. Saltwater intrusion. 19. Endangered species I--what's happening? 20. Endangered species II--who cares? -- Unit 4: Water issues: 21. Oil spill! 22. Water treatment. 23. "Water" we going to do? -- Unit 5: Atmospheric issues: 24. Detecting air pollution. 25. Acidic precipitation. 26. Global warming -- Unit 6: Energy issues: 27. Food chains. 28. We're all in the Web. 29. Hidden energy uses. 30. "Watts" the cost? 31. Conserve a watt. 32. Keep the heat! 33. Catch the sun! 34. Fossil fuel extraction. 35. The nuclear power puzzle. 36. Biofuels. 37. Energy alternatives -- Appendix I: Governmental agencies --Apendix II: Selected private environmental organizations -- Appendix III: Helpful Web sites -- Appendix IV: How to write for information -- Appendix V: How to write a letter to a government official -- Appendix VI: Local environmental investigations -- Resources.