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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: Life Sciences, Science, Career & Technical Ed, Agriculture & Natural Resources 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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      Biofuels: Beyond Ethanol

      Grades: 6, 8 to 12
      Subjects: Life Sciences, Chemistry
      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: Environmental Issues, Life Sciences, 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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      Power Up!

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, History-Social Science, Economics
      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 You Can Fight Global Warming, Authors UrgeResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      You Can Fight Global Warming, Authors Urge

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Life Sciences, Science, American Democracy, 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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      Wrapper Roundup

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: Science, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      Part of The Rotten Truth - About Garbage, this experiment is designed to make students more aware of the packaging in products...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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      Energy Busters: Home Energy Conservation

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Science, Physics
      This lesson is designed to help students look at their personal use of energy, and determine practical ways they can cut back on...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Power Up!Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Power Up!

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Technology, Science, Ecology & Ecosystems
      This tool, created by Science NetLinks, challenges students to think about the positive and negative consequences of various typ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Your Carbon DietResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Your Carbon Diet

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Life Sciences, Chemistry, Science, Health & Physical Education and 5 additional..
      In this PBS interactive activity, students learn about carbon emissions and how to conserve energy at home. They go on a virtual...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Energy Story: Fossil FuelsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Energy Story: Fossil Fuels

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Life Sciences, Science, Ecology & Ecosystems
      This selection provides information about the three major forms of fossil fuels: coal, oil and natural gas. All three were forme...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Earth's WaterResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Earth's Water

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Life Sciences, Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, Earth & Space Science
      This USGS resource focuses on Earth s water supply. The site discusses the water cycle, water conservation, water pollution, wat...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Welcome to Recycle CityResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Welcome to Recycle City

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: Life Sciences, Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, History-Social Science, Economics
      Roam the streets of Recycle City in this Web site from the Environmental Protection Agency to learn how reusing, reducing and re...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Renewable Energy SourcesResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Renewable Energy Sources

      Grades: 6 to 8
      Subjects: Science, Physics
      In this Science NetLinks lesson, students use Internet resources to investigate renewable sources of energy. They should already...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Water-Diversion Plan Threatens California's Salton SeaResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Water-Diversion Plan Threatens California's Salton Sea

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Life Sciences, Science, American Democracy, Ecology & Ecosystems and 2 additional..
      In this National Geographic News article, read about California s Salton Sea. The sea, which provides rich habitat for more than...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for When Life Gives You Lava . . .Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      When Life Gives You Lava . . .

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Science, World History, Earth & Space Science, History-Social Science, Economics
      This Marketplace feature, from American Public Media, focuses on Goma, Congo, a town that was devastated in 2002 when a volcano ...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Water Rights and WrongsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Water Rights and Wrongs

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Life Sciences, Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, Geography, History-Social Science
      In this article, from the National Wildlife Federation Web site, author Joe Holley writes about a controversial plan to divert f...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Garbage: There's No AwayResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Garbage: There's No Away

      Grades: 3 to 8
      Subjects: Science, American Democracy, History-Social Science
      Part of The Rotten Truth - About Garbage, this page traces where garbage goes when it leaves our homes. The Rotten Truth - Ab...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Tropical ForestsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Tropical Forests

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
      Subjects: Life Sciences, Science, Ecology & Ecosystems
      This SeaWorld/Busch Gardens resource features information about the world s tropical forests. Topics covered include their distr...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Engineering SolutionsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Engineering Solutions

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Technology, Science, Engineering & Design, Ecology & Ecosystems, Health Education
      The purpose of this lesson, from Science NetLinks, is to use Internet resources to explore the side effects of technology, and t...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Energy Sources and UseResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Energy Sources and Use

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Science, Engineering & Design, History-Social Science, Physics
      The purpose of this Science NetLinks lesson is to distinguish between renewable and nonrenewable sources of energy, to investiga...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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