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The Prairie (The Nature Series Book 8)

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Impacts of Gas Drilling on Animal and Human Health. Overall Value: I find that this project touches and motivates my students in a way that no other unit does. The essay prewriting is a chart of the pros and cons of a specific argument related to their issue; this enhances their ability to argue effectively by anticipating opposing arguments. Novella Owens is a graduate of the University of Illinois and teaches science in the Middle School at Suder.

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Global Warming Alert! (Disaster Alert! (Paperback))

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One specific project on these aspects may be to study the changes that have taken place in a given land area during the last five years in respect of the number of houses, residents and families and to prepare a report on their effects on civic amenities like availability of water, electricity and fuels; the drainage system, disposal of wastes including night soil. * To study the environmental profile of a town/locality/village in respect of population density, green cover, educational level of residents, social problems and sources of pollution and their effect on air, water and soil. * To improvise two models of greenhouses of similar dimensions made from low cost/no cost materials, to place them in the open under identical conditions and put some potted plants in one of them to note the temperature inside and outside of both the greenhouses every two hours from dawn to dusk for two weeks.

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Earth Kids (Target Earth)

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I teach pre-med, biology, and engineering students at a two-year college. Shared experiences result in new levels of understanding and awareness for everyone involved. A prion (protein+infection)is a misshapen protein which became an infectious agent when it lost it's correct shape. Nuisance abatement provides a threat in order to compel the installation of prevention. Is a reconstructed hands-on, life-size investigation that teaches reasoning, deduction, problem solving, and higher-order thinking skills.

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California Condor (Road to Recovery (Library))

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No control group was used and the results for the two neighborhoods were combined. This section reviews the literature and research on some of the major alternative sanctions. Children can work in groups, so the number of stations needed is flexible. Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust www.wwt.org.uk info. on how to get involved. How It Works: Follow Me: Peace Begins Here develops leadership skills, improves self-esteem, and encourages cooperative learning among emotionally disabled students.

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Scorpions (Meet Desert Animals)

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Fossilization stores organic material as fossil fuel, whereas erosion and combustion release fossil fuels as inorganic material. The course can be adapted to other age and achievement levels and/or used with larger or smaller groups, depending upon the resources chosen for student research. Certainly the research on rehabilitation suggests that many offenders will benefit from treatment programs. What You Need: Mug Day takes place in the classroom but could be expanded to the entire school and even outdoors for some of the activities.

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Amazing Planet Earth: The Story of Our World and the Forces

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Taking up more than half of the course, this unit considers the various ways these writers theorize and represent the sense of interdependence between human beings and nature, the reciprocal bond that anticipates Serres's idea of the natural contract, and agency—both natural and human. Emily Callan also teaches at Nixon School. Most every one of these works could appear in multiple categories and in many cases I have assigned them rather arbitrarily to one of the many choices they might occupy."

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Antarctica

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Associate Professor Akinloye Ojo wants his students to understand that no language, be it spoken in Europe or Africa, is inherently difficult. ''I love teaching the first-year Yoruba language and culture classes (YORB 1010 and 1020) because of the transformation that occurs in students’ language proficiency and cultural awareness...students go from worried novice speakers to poised intermediate level speakers of the Yoruba language after just two semesters.

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What Can We Do About Acid Rain? (Protecting Our Planet)

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How It Works: If It's Monday, It Must Be Multicultural Health Day is an interdisciplinary, project that engages children in studying nutrition by exploring their culinary roots. Poyner (1988) describes how the installation of CCTV on a portion of a bus fleet was followed by reduced vandalism throughout the fleet. We also have a duty, the argument continues, to preserve the beauty of wild nature so that those of future generations can have as much opportunity to experience and appreciate it as we do.

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Producers and Consumers (Content and Literacy in Science

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Tate holds a doctorate and has won numerous awards including the 1993 Illinois Computer Educator of the Year and a 1994 GTE Pioneering Partner Great Lakes Technology Innovator. Community groups often lobby against the renewal of tavern liquor licenses, for example, on the grounds that the alcohol access increases the rates of robbery and assault in the community. Many, but far from all, programs are federally funded.

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Eco in the Garden

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They learn different ways of computing averages and discuss the geographic locations of the various sports teams. Active participation helps students develop a better understanding of mathematical concepts. An evaluation of these efforts, also funded by NIJJDP, examined the effects of the program on delinquency and factors related to delinquency. How It Works: Metamorphosis�Not for Butterflys Only involves students in the development of a video production based on the life cycle of the butterfly.

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