Resource
  • Science
  • MS, HS
This activity helps students visualize and model a commonly published diagram of global carbon pools and fluxes. Students create a scaled 3-D visual...
Resource
  • Science
  • MS, HS
Burning gasoline, a fossil fuel, in cars produces the greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide. Carbon dioxide contributes to global climate change. We have...
Resource
  • Science
  • MS, HS
When selecting alternative fuels, it is important to consider the relative advantages and disadvantages of each. This activity asks students to begin...
Resource
This set of lessons addresses the socio-scientific issue of sustainable fuels. Like most socio-scientific issues, there is no simple answer and even...
Resource
  • Science
  • MS, HS
Students investigate locations they believe harbor cellulose-digesting microbes, collect samples, isolate them on selective media, and screen them...
Resource
  • Science
  • MS, HS
The ability to explain the processes by which plants capture, store and use energy for growth and development is fundamental to understanding...
Resource
  • Science
  • MS, HS
What effect does growing millions of acres of corn have on the plants and insects living in agricultural landscapes? Can we balance biomass...
Resource
  • Science
  • MS, HS
This activity examines how soil microbes, such as bacteria and fungi, are involved in carbon cycling. Students design experiments to explore the...
Resource
  • Science
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
In these field investigations, students explore the effects of biofuel crop production on invertebrate diversity and the effects those organisms have...
Resource
  • Science
  • Middle School
NGSS
Students form a basic understanding of Architectural Engineering and use the engineering process to build a tower for different variables.