Environmental Science Comprehensive Curriculum

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Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3 Unit 4

Comprehensive Curriculum

Black-line Masters

Pacing Chart

GEE Testing Help

Environmental Literacy Council

Science SimulationsAdditional Resources

 

Unit 1:  Environment Earth
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Chevron Materials Correlated to Unit

Ohaus triple beam balances

digital balances

meter sticks and metric rulers

beakers, pipettes, graduated cylinders, flasks

thermometers

magnets and compasses

GLXs with temperature sensors, light sensors, magnetic field sensors, motion sensors

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 Conduction

Convection

Radiation

Earth's Magnetic Field

Rift Zone

Greenhouse Effect

Ocean Floor Mapping

Under the Sea

Sun Intensity & Reflection Part 1

Sun Intensity & Reflection Part 2

Our Population and Its Impact on the Planet
(This lesson plan incorporates reading skills into a lesson on population dynamics.)

The Earth's Systems
(This site has information you may find useful when making presentations.)

Cycles of the Earth & Atmosphere
(A website with information & ideas for activities.)

Renewable Energy Activities
(Excellent activities to use when teaching renewable vs. non-renewable energy sources.)

As the Drill Bit Turns
(Depletion of resources simulation with pop corn.  Easy, but effective!)

World in the Balance
(This activity from NOVA has students calculate how long it takes a country's population to double in size and to investigate factors affecting growth rate.

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Unit 2:  Development and Succession in Ecosystems
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Chevron Materials Correlated to Unit

Kenevision comprehensive microscopes

T1952 digital comprehensive microscope

digital QX5 digital dissection microscope

dual magnification stereo microscope [school option]

pro-scope digital microscope [school option]

GLXs with temperature sensors

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Specific Heat

Ecosystems
(A link to useful information teachers can use from Marietta College.)

North American Biomes
(Link to a worksheet that familiarizes students with biomes.)

Ecosystems & Biomes
(This website has many ideas for activities!)

Succession in a Jar

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Unit 3:  Resources and Resource Management
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metric rulers

digital balances

GLXs with temperature sensors, carbon dioxide sensors, conductivity sensors, and pH sensors

 

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Activities Adapted to Chevron Materials
(many activities below adapt to both Unit 3 & Unit 4)

Greenhouse Effect

Specific Heat

Acid Rain

Soil Erosion

Soil Respiration

Turbidity & Thermal Pollution

Water Treatment

Photosynthesis and Your Gas Tank

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Unit 4:  Environmental Awareness and Responsible Actions
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metric rulers

digital balances

GLXs with temperature sensors, carbon dioxide sensors, conductivity sensors, and pH sensors

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Activities Adapted to Chevron Materials
(many activities below adapt to both Unit 3 & Unit 4)

Using Movies in Teaching Environmental Science

Greenhouse Effect

Specific Heat

Acid Rain

Soil Erosion

Soil Respiration

Turbidity & Thermal Pollution

Water Treatment

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