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How do trees benefit humans and the environment?
45 minutes
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6 / 7 / 8
Science

Students reflect on what they have learned and experienced through the lesson and share their reflections with the class.

45 minutes
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6 / 7 / 8
Science

Students will reflect on people’s relationship with trees and explore resources for engaging in citizen science related to tree stewardship.

45 minutes
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6 / 7 / 8
Science

Students design and action plan to care for or plant trees on school or community grounds, or to educate others about the care of trees.

90 minutes
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6 / 7 / 8
Science

In Part 2, students learn about the specific species’ of trees on their school or a community property and explore the threats these trees face.

45 minutes
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6 / 7 / 8
Science

In Part 1, students explore the many benefits that trees offer humans and the environment.

45 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Science

Students will explore resources for becoming informed citizens and citizen activists. They will determine their own carbon footprint and describe their strategies for reducing it.

90 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Science

Students will explore sea level rise under different carbon emission scenarios and look at the impacts in coastal cities around the world. They will also learn about a coastal resilience strategy in Florida that uses nature-based solutions to protect cities from storm surge and sea level rise.

45 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Science

Students examine how their state will be impacted by climate change by examining various online resources including the States at Risk report card. They will see how their state stacks up against other states in terms of preparedness and can examine in more detail the areas where the state is ill-prepared. They will find climate resilience stories for areas with similar threats and then share the inspirational stories they have found.

135 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Science

Students learn why scientists are calling our present time “The Anthropocene” in a short video. They then explore real data and online interactives from NASA and NOAA to construct a picture of how humans are changing the Earth while learning about concepts like the Keeling Curve.