Sinister Sludge: Oil Spills and the Environment (Jr. Graphic

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The students work together to draw reasonable conclusions from the information found in their data and gather, analyze, synthesize and evaluate information pertinent to the activity. Biological technicians work in many research areas. Students become concerned about their pets and want to name them and devise ways to improve the quality of their lives. The Staff: Joan has taught 2nd-5th grade for 18 years, 14 years at Monte Vista. It may be that mobilization alone cannot bear down directly on crime, and that the "horizontal" theory of community crime prevention is not likely to succeed.

Mountains (Ecology Watch)

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Brookfield, CT, Millbrook Press, c1991. 72 p. These calculations were part of Ussher's book, History of the World. Other items include: index cards, scissors, glue, Model Magic by Crayola, tape, popsicle sticks, straws, markers, colored pencils, graph paper, rubber bands, and paper clips. (Batteries, wiring, and switching to make models operational are optional.) Overall Value: "I believe that this project works because the students are enthusiastic about the work on the project," says project creator Manette B.

Exploring the Deep, Dark Sea

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Oranges may be slightly less acidic than lemons and limes, but your pH indicator may not be accurate enough to show the difference. Greenwood, Peter and Susan Turner. 1993. "Evaluation of the Paint Creek Youth Center: A Residential Program for Serious Delinquents." Community Development Journal, 32(3), 210-222. Connecting with a buddy allows prospective students to begin the new school year more confident and offers them the opportunity to be more productive.

What Can Live in a Grassland? (First Step Nonfiction) (First

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Bird defecates, adding nutrients to the soil. consists of all organisms and nonliving entities that occur and interact in a particular area at the same time. the energy that results when autotrophs convert solar energy (sunlight) to energy of chemical bonds in sugars through photosynthesis. Standards: This project addresses the following Illinois State Standards and Chicago Academic Standards (CAS): Goal #1,CAS A; Goal #2, CAS A; Goal #3, CAS D; Goal #4, CAS A. Felner, Ginter & Primavera (1982) and Felner & Adan (1988) studied the School Transitional Environment Project (STEP), a one-year program for students making the transition to high school.

How Effective Is Recycling? (Earth Debates)

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Thus a comprehensive assessment of crime prevention programs should include those aimed at increasing employment. Geography Journals, Planning and Development Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Molecular Biology and Evolution, Ecology Letters, Genome Biology, Annual Review of Entomology, Evolution and Systematics Many soils of the Mediterranean region with a semiarid climate are subjected to progressive degradation as a result of water erosion. A site is a generic term that refers to places where ecologists sample populations, such as ponds or defined sampling areas in a forest.

River Story

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Fortunately, a substantial investment in research by the U. How well do you know these solids and liquids? I have used cases to connect abstract topics to real-world events. Law students must earn a jurist doctorate degree from an accredited law school, some of which have stronger environmental programs than others. The advent of the computer age played an important role in the development and acceptance of fractal geometry as a valid new discipline. These mutualistic and commensalistic relationships are hypothesized to have originated from parasitic relationships.

Rubber (World's Harvest)

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A food web uses arrows to link species according to who eats whom in a community. Finally, the project provides students with an interesting real-world application for many math and math-related concepts. Students become aware, that if they wish to solve some of the world's problems they need, to have a good education and they need to be informed. So, you've heard the term slash-and-burn agriculture and you're wondering what this is?

Life at the Top: Discoveries in a Tropical Forest Canopy

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Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications Sechrest, L., White, S., & Brown, E (1979). Birding in Ayrshire provides information to all with an interest in the wild birds of Ayrshire and in birding in this area, whether resident or visitor. Download from sectools.org this tool and run them on your system. The culminating activity is the creation of a brochure promoting a fictitious community, playing up the positive aspects, and playing down the negatives.

Fast and Formidable Animals (Ultimate Animal Defenses)

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International agencies like the United Nations and World Bank also employ water quality specialists. Beginning in January 2016, more than 9,000 high school students and 4,500 middle school students will compete in 70 high school and 50 middle school regional Science Bowl tournaments. In this century, says the IPCC we can expect temperatures to rise as much as 6 degrees C. The whole program culminates with an oral competition between the two schools, with everyone involved wearing,"Book Battle" tee-shirts.

Explore the Desert (Explore the Biomes)

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I want to empower my students to accomplish their own dreams and goals. Fifth grade Internet Club students, who studied the ocean in science, researched the Central Coast marine environment and published reports on marine life and natural history. The non-randomized design and 6 month followup period also limit its value. These new orderings raise a series of questions. Efforts to teach students "thinking strategies" (known in the scientific literature as cognitive-behavioral strategies) involve modeling or demonstrating behaviors and providing rehearsal and coaching in the display of new skills.