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In this interactive, students explore, at their own pace, how global climate change may affect health issues. Issues... see more

The issue-focused, peer-reviewed article demonstrates how ecotourism creates an impact on natural ecosystems but more... see more

Test the pH of things like coffee, spit, and soap to determine whether each is acidic, basic, or neutral. Visualize the... see more

The Virtual Courseware Project produces interactive online simulations to help enhance the learning and teaching of... see more

The AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science Atlas of Population and Environment is an important... see more

Using toothpicks, straws, or tubes of rolled up newspaper, learners create 3-dimensional models to illustrate the basic... see more

This Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) site focuses on the science and impacts of global warming or climate change,... see more

In this online activity, learners design a new giant panda habitat for Mei Xiang and Tian Tian. Learners must balance the... see more

The issue-focused, peer-reviewed interview addresses how ecologists and economists increasingly work together to inform... see more

The issue-focused reprint explains how natural ecosystems produce services upon which we are dependent. For example,... see more

In this outdoor activity, learners use artificial bees and paper models of flowers to find out how bees transfer pollen... see more

The Great Lakes are vast, and provide fabulous laboratories for people to learn about everything from hydrology to... see more

The Groundwater Foundation's sources of ground water contamination page discusses common contaminates, how they get to... see more

In this quick activity, learners explore how blubber protects animals from the cold by making a "blubber mitt." Using... see more

In this outdoor activity and game, learners explore how animals adapt for survival through coloration, markings and... see more

This activity is a self-created lab investigation where students gather data on acid and its affects on seed germination.

This Starting Point teaching module highlights a case study of Malama Keone'o'oi. Students will learn techniques for... see more

Students analyze data on temperature and precipitation collected from 26 different Long Term Ecological Research sites... see more

The National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), provides a series of data sets and slides related to natural disasters.... see more

The National Marine Sanctuary Program identifies, designates and manages areas of the marine environment of special... see more

In this field exploration, student teams (consisting of 3 students) will investigate whetherincandescent, fluorescent or... see more

The purpose of this resource is to select 15 km x 15 km Land Cover Sample Sites.

In this activity (on pages 18-28), learners explore how the shape of seeds affects how they are dispersed by wind, birds,... see more

This project has at its heart a re-engagement with science that begins with teacher preparation and ends with broader... see more