Students investigate ecosystems and understand that they include living and non-living things. They develop basic food chains identifying producers and consumers. They understand that ecosystems can change through both natural causes and human activities.
Based on the National Geographic film Wildest Weather in the Solar System, this game challenges students to build a space probe that will withstand the extreme weather conditions on each of our solar system's planets.
The Climate Literacy & Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN), developed by NOAA, provides a collection of educational resources designed to build students' understanding of the core ideas in climate and energy science.
This kit, developed by several government agencies including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, helps illustrate how climate change affects wildlife and public lands. It contains classroom activities, video, links and other materials.
Explore this National Geographic Education collection, complementing the Wildest Weather in the Solar System film, to find hands-on multimedia activities, worksheets, lessons and interactive whiteboard content.
Earth Gauge provides science-based quick facts, in-depth fact sheets, videos and online courses that make the links between climate, weather and environment. Earth Gauge Kids Earth Gauge Kids makes the connection between weather and the environment for middle school students.
This lesson introduces students to green building practices and their benefits. Students collaborate to design their own green building, conduct an energy audit of their school and use the resulting data to suggest ways to improve the school's energy efficiency and reduce its carbon output.
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