Environment & Ecology

It's Raining!

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We typically use a group method and brainstorm ideas, then report back to the class. The separation biased the way we think to believe that it alone was intelligent and that our thinking made more sense than the natural attraction way that nature worked to produce its eons of self-correcting perfection. To gather more information children conduct interviews with staff or exchange lists with their parents. Overall Value: By introducing younger students to their nonverbal peers in a learning environment, students with and without disabilities get to know one another and share experiences in a supportive atmosphere.
Protecting Polar Regions (Protecting Habitats)

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Funded in part by grants through the USDA Small Business Innovation Research program, OpenTreeMap encourages community groups, non-profit organizations, governments, and local citizens to work together to map and explore the urban forest. This was the result of increased precariousness of farming in an area that had frequent droughts and was inhabited by marauders. Becoming an Aerospace Engineer requires a great deal of education and work experience, including at least a bachelor's degree from a 5-year ABET-accredited program, professional engineering licensure, and multiple years of shadowing another aerospace engineer.
Diving to a Deep-Sea Volcano (Scientists in the Field

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Jet Stream: a long, serpentine air current just below the tropopause (about 12 km up) and blowing westerly, generated by temperature differentials between air masses, and often exceeding a speed of 250 miles (402 kilometers) per hour. This creative approach to teaching reading is based on the assumption that all students and adults have a desire to read about what interests them. Overall Value: The Migration Stories program enables students to learn about and to share their heritage.
What Do You Find on a Saguaro Cactus? (Ecosystems Close-Up)

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Cordgrass produces five to ten times as much nutriment and oxygen as a comparable acreage of wheat. They can change the target of their criminal behavior. Goldstone had in mind something faster, affordable, portable and user-friendly. “I began thinking about those strips they use to test for urinary tract infections, wondering if the science could be adapted for Ebola,” he says. Describe some examples of unintentional competition, some examples of harmful competition and some examples of Agonistic Behavior in humans.
Tundra Discoveries

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Because to a great extent we are as we are depending from which we are. Other opportunities include working for retirement planning firms, consumer credit counseling services, banks, insurance companies, human resources departments, and the government. Stoss: a slope that faces into ice flow, wind, or running water. Since the project included several styles of learning (verbal, visual, bodily) students were able to excel in one or more areas of the project.
Human Impact (Restless Sea)

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Philosophy and ethics are the two fields within the humanities that are also included in environmental science. Sources: Deforestation, UNEP; Ecological footprint, Worldwide Fund for Nature; Global Co2, temperature and sea level, IPCC; Energy and National CO2 EMissions, World Bank; Ozone, John Austin, Meteorological Office. Once students demonstrate understanding of specific core value behaviors and practice them in the classroom, the teacher selects two students a week as classroom R-Rangers.
Where Would I Be in an Evergreen Tree?

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The program provides ongoing motivation and increases students' responsibility for attendance, class work, homework, and test preparation, as well as organizational skills and appropriate school behaviors. After the research is done, each group presents its findings on its assigned country on a different day. From this perspective, the 1860 poem “I Sit and Look Out,” in which the poet acknowledges “the meanness and agony without end” but steadfastly remains the observer committed not to reform but silence, represents a retrospective poetics of his urban poetry of the 1850s.
Climate Change (Issues That Concern You)

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Mayer, Susan. 1991. "How Much Does a High School's Racial and Socioeconomic Mix Affect Graduation and Tennage Fertility Rates?" It is multidisciplinary in scope, with coverage that includes all topics in physics, chemistry, and biology. They make noises," he said softly. "The head moves, the eyes are wide and looking around." I stand up for what I believe in and I spread the word to others to get them involved." Tests of this basic hypothesis omitting measurement of an intervening causal mechanism have been done: Studies Scientific Methods Score Findings Lindsay and McGillis 1986 3 Burglary reduced for 18 mos Pate et al 1987; 4 No effect of block watch on crime Skogan 1990 Poorer areas had less surveillance Rosenbaum 1986 3 Same as preceding Bennett 1990 3 Same as preceding Table 8-7.b.
Saving Endangered Animals with a Scientist (I Like Science!)

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Throughout the year, students use books and the Internet for research. The Correspondence of Walt Whitman. 6 vols. Promoting environmental protection implies maintenance of the environment as a whole comprising the man-made and the natural environment. The Staff: Diane Heidemann has taught for 12 years at Monroe School in, bilingual and special education classes. DCPS Major System priorities: Standard English, Intergroup Relations. How It Works: Students take their own,"trip" by covered wagon just as the pioneers did.
Oceans Inside Out (Ecosystems Inside Out)

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Originally the Kindergarten and First Grade classes participated, but the program has the potential for involvement of additional students. In a similar vein, the recognition of the great magnitude of human impact on the functioning of natural systems has forced a reappraisal of the extent to which any part of the world’s socio-ecological system may be considered free of human impact, a point made increasingly clear by the realization of the effects of climate change on the global environment (see, for instance, Pearce, et al. 1996 ).