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    • Thumb image for The Rainforest, Raw Materials, and YouResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      The Rainforest, Raw Materials, and You

      Grades: 5 to 10
      Subjects: Geography, History-Social Science, Life Sciences, Ecology & Ecosystems and 3 additional..
      In this lesson, from PBS Journey into Amazonia, students identify products made with materials that originate in the world s ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      BrainPOP: Ocean Floor

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: Science, Earth & Space Science
      This website, from BrainPOP, features a short movie about the ocean floor. After viewing the movie, students can test their know...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Worm Composting Basics

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Science, Reading Comprehension, Life Sciences, English-Language Arts
      This resource, from the Cornell Waste Management Institute, provides information about worm composting, including materials to u...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Acidic SeasResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Acidic Seas

      Grades: 6, 8 to 12
      Subjects: Chemistry, Life Sciences, Earth & Space Science
      For years, our oceans have been hard at work absorbing the carbon dioxide that humans create through burning fossil fuels. But a...
      Contributor: KQED
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      Biofuels: Beyond Ethanol

      Grades: 6, 8 to 12
      Subjects: Chemistry, Life Sciences
      For years there's been buzz – both positive and negative – about generating ethanol fuel from corn. Meet the scientists investi...
      Contributor: KQED
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    • Thumb image for State of Thirst: California's Water FutureResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      State of Thirst: California's Water Future

      Grades: 5 to 6, 9 to 12
      Subjects: Life Sciences, Environmental Issues, Earth & Space Science
      Are we in danger of running out of water? California's population is growing by 600,000 people per year, but much of the state r...
      Contributor: KQED
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    • Thumb image for BrainPop Plate TectonicsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      BrainPop Plate Tectonics

      Grades: 3 to 6
      Subjects: Geography, History-Social Science, Science, Earth & Space Science
      BrainPOP is an online health, science, and technology information community for kids. At this site you can view a movie discuss...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Using Venn Diagrams to Compare Two EcosystemsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Using Venn Diagrams to Compare Two Ecosystems

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Geography, History-Social Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, Science, Earth & Space Science
      This Xpeditions lesson helps students identify and describe differences between two related ecosystems. Many students believe th...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Inquiry-based Investigations Into Pond Water MicroorganismsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Inquiry-based Investigations Into Pond Water Microorganisms

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Life Sciences, Ecology & Ecosystems, Science
      In these two Access Excellence activities, students investigate the microorganisms found in pond water. In the first activity th...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Power Up!Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Power Up!

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: History-Social Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, Economics, Science
      In this Science NetLinks lesson, students compare and contrast different energy sources and the trade-offs of using them. This l...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for African Trees May Be Tied to Lemurs' FateResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      African Trees May Be Tied to Lemurs' Fate

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Geography, History-Social Science, Life Sciences, Ecology & Ecosystems and 2 additional..
      In this National Geographic News article, read about how lemurs may be the only animals that can spread the seeds of certain tre...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for BrainPOP VolcanoesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      BrainPOP Volcanoes

      Grades: 3 to 7
      Subjects: Geography, History-Social Science, Science, Earth & Space Science
      BrainPOP is an online health, science, and technology information community for kids. At this site you can view a movie discuss...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for A Matter of StateResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      A Matter of State

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Chemistry, Physics, Science
      The purpose of this Science NetLinks lesson is to help students understand that particle movement changes as a substance changes...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Mountain Maker, Earth Shaker- You Try It: Plate TectonicsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Mountain Maker, Earth Shaker- You Try It: Plate Tectonics

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Geography, History-Social Science, Science, Earth & Space Science
      This PBS resource features a Shockwave activity that allows students to demonstrate the movement of Earth s plates. It also expl...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Savage Earth Animation: The Hot Zones

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Science, Earth & Space Science
      This PBS resource features an animation that accompanies the PBS online feature Savage Earth. The animation explains how plate...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Animation of the Earth's Plate History

      Grades: 4 to 8, 11 to 12
      Subjects: Geography, History-Social Science, Life Sciences, Science, Earth & Space Science
      Visit this resource provided by the University of California, Berkeley s Museum of Paleontology to see continental positions dur...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for You Can Fight Global Warming, Authors UrgeResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      You Can Fight Global Warming, Authors Urge

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Geography, History-Social Science, Life Sciences, Ecology & Ecosystems and 2 additional..
      In this National Geographic News article, read about ways individuals can help fight global warming. Each household that makes t...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for What Do People Know About the Arctic and Antarctic?Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      What Do People Know About the Arctic and Antarctic?

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Geography, History-Social Science, Science, World History, Earth & Space Science
      In this Xpeditions lesson, students research the landscapes, climates, and animal life of the polar regions. They then interview...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for "Z" Is for BiodiversityResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      "Z" Is for Biodiversity

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Geography, History-Social Science, Life Sciences, Ecology & Ecosystems, Science
      In this article, from the National Wildlife Federation Web site, author Jessica Snyder Sachs explains how understanding plains z...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Investigating the Oak CommunityResource Type: Document

      Investigating the Oak Community

      Grades: 4 to 8
      Subjects: Classification, Ecology & Ecosystems, Structure and Function in Living Things, Earth's Resources, Evolution and Adaptation
      This curriculum guide is designed to involve 4th through 8th grade students in a variety of activities that will develop their a...
      Contributor: MaryRose Lovgren
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