Global Change

 

People and Environment

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Solid
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Elementary

Bay Link is an educational site centered on the Chesapeake Bay estuary, the people living on its drainage area, and the effect the various natural and human forces have on the Bay.
http://www.whro.org/bl/2fr_baylink.html

Clues to the Past (Gr. 4-11)
A walking tour of Chippokes Plantation, VA.
Students will investigate changes over time by observing clues and making inferences about the history of human use of the area.
http://www.whro.org/bl/lessons/3fr_clues-past.html

 

Cornell Waste Management Institute Solid Waste Classroom Activities (K-6)
Trash Goes to School provides you with solid waste background information, activities for K-12 to present a well balanced picture, and ideas on how to use solid waste issues.
gopher://eelink.umich.edu:777/11/activities/cornell

What Is This Toy Truck Made Of? (Gr. K- 3)
To identify how many resources are used to produce an item and why each resource is so important
gopher://nceet.snre.umich.edu:70/00/.s-u/toy.clres

The Garbage Diet: A Skit (K-6)
To help students to think of lifestyle changes that would produce less waste.
gopher://nceet.snre.umich.edu:70/00/.g-i/garbskt.clres

The Throwaway Three: A Skit (Gr. 4- 6)
To inspire students to think about how much waste we produce and how we dispose of it.
gopher://nceet.snre.umich.edu:70/00/.s-u/throw3.clres

Trace Your Waste (Gr. 4-6)
To make students aware of where their own wastehas an impact on the quality of our lives.
gopher://nceet.snre.umich.edu:70/00/.s-u/trcwst.clres

What Is This Bike Made Of? (Gr. 4- 6)
To identify how many resources are used to produce an item and why each resource is so important.
gopher://nceet.snre.umich.edu:70/00/.a-c/bike.clres

Glossary Of Terms For Grades K-6 is provided by Cornell Waste Management Institute.
gopher://nceet.snre.umich.edu:70/00/.g-i/glossK6.clres

Teacher Background Information On Solid Waste Management
gopher://nceet.snre.umich.edu:70/00/.a-c/back.clres

 

EPA's RECYCLE CITY!Welcome! There's lots to do here -- people and places to visit and plenty of ways to explore how the city's residents recycle, reduce, and reuse waste.
http://www.epa.g ov/recyclecity/mainmap.html

Information for Teachers
http://www.epa.gov/recyclecity/gameintroact.htm#information

 

US Geological Survey Learning Web is designed to help teach the world of Earth Science. These activities have been developed to meet national Earth Science curriculum standards and have been tested and reviewed by teachers and students alike.
http://www.usgs.gov/education/learnweb/About.html

Earth as Home (Gr. 4-6)
The student will understand some of the effects people have on their natural environment.
http://www.usgs.gov/education/learnweb/Lesson5.html

Student Activity: An Island Home
http://www.usgs.gov/education/learnweb/L5Act1.html

Teachers Guide
Much of the change that takes place on Earth is part of natural cycles. Human activity, however, can also cause environmental changes. The following activities are presented to assist in teaching these concepts of Global Change.
http://www.usgs.gov/education/learnweb/TGuide_GlobalChange.html

Recycling

Composting

Reduce &
Reuse

Solid
Waste

It's
Elementary