Items Tagged as "environmental science"

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Wind Farm

Summary:
Energy producing windmills on a wind farm are shown in this Building Block video.

Drilling to Antarctica

Summary:
In this video adapted from ANDRILL, find out how geoscientists get through more than a dozen football fields of ice and water in order to study the rock and sediment beneath Antarctica.

Coal Tramway

Summary:
In this Building Block video, coal carts move along an elevated tramway as smokestacks spew smoke in the background.

Coal Factory

Summary:
In this Building Block video, the camera follows a conveyor belt that carries a black line of coal.

Close-up of Oil Rig Pumping

Summary:
In this Building Block video, the Sun beams down from a cobalt sky containing wispy clouds and flashes through the horse head of a pump jack.

Chemical Plants with Smokestacks

Summary:
In this Building Block video, the camera pans across smokestacks spewing smoke from oil refineries and chemical plants along River Road in Convent, Louisiana.

Tracking Polar Bears

Summary:
In this interactive activity adapted from the USGS Alaska Science Center, track the movements of a polar bear as it migrates across the changing Arctic sea ice and compare the paths of four different polar bears.

Freshwater Biomes

Subjects: Ecology
Language: English
Grade Level: Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
Posted: Feb. 2, 2011   Posted by: mkalowe
Summary:
an environmental science lesson on freshwater biomes. Includes lakes, ponds, swamps, bogs, and streams. Interactive activities, video clips (from DiscoveryEducation) and MimioVote questions/answers.


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