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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, 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: 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: Earth & Space Science, Environmental Issues, Life Sciences
      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: Economics, Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, History-Social 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 You Can Fight Global Warming, Authors UrgeResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      You Can Fight Global Warming, Authors Urge

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Geography, Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, American Democracy 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: Physics, Science
      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 Energy Story: Fossil FuelsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Energy Story: Fossil Fuels

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, Life Sciences
      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: Earth & Space Science, Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, Life Sciences
      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: Economics, Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, Life Sciences, History-Social Science
      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 When Life Gives You Lava . . .Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

      When Life Gives You Lava . . .

      Grades: 6 to 12
      Subjects: Economics, Earth & Space Science, Science, World History, History-Social Science
      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-Diversion Plan Threatens California's Salton SeaResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Water-Diversion Plan Threatens California's Salton Sea

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Geography, Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, American Democracy 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 Water Rights and WrongsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Water Rights and Wrongs

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Geography, Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, Life Sciences, 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: Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, Life Sciences
      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: Science, Technology, Engineering & Design, Health Education, Ecology & Ecosystems
      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: Physics, Science, Engineering & Design, History-Social Science
      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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    • Thumb image for Rain Forest ProductsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Rain Forest Products

      Grades: 9 to 12
      Subjects: Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, Life Sciences
      In this Access Excellence activity, students investigate products that come from the rain forest. In this walk-around lab they e...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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    • Thumb image for Reuse and Recycling CentersResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Reuse and Recycling Centers

      Grades: 3 to 12
      Subjects: Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, Life Sciences
      This page, from the Earth 911 Web site, contains a listing of commonly used items with links to information about how to reuse o...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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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: Economics, Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, Life Sciences, History-Social Science
      In this PBS lesson, students learn about sustainable resources and identify products made from rainforest raw materials. They th...
      Contributor: Thinkfinity
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