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Draft DetectivesAdd to list Details
In this two part activity, learners become draft detectives by constructing their own draft catchers to detect drafts around windows or doors.
Hold a Hill
In this outdoor activity, learners investigate the relationship between the slope of a trail and soil erosion.
Let's Count Humpback Whales: Environmental Effects on Population
In this activity, learners use whale count data from the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary to compare whale counts in relation to environmental factors.
The Recycling Conservation Calculator
In this environmental activity (page 16 of the PDF), learners will calculate the amount of energy they save by recycling paper, plastic, glass, and aluminum materials over the span of a week.
A Scientific Cleanup
This is a comprehensive lesson plan on page 85 for a group cleanup trip to a local beach, lake or stream. Learners keep track of the types and amounts of trash picked up and analyze this information.
Making Connections: What You Can Do To Help Stop Global Climate Change
In this cooperative learning activity, learners visit ten stations and are challenged to think critically about various conservation questions and issues.
In this activity, learners calculate their water usage (in cups and galloons) during an average shower. Learners also chart and analyze water usage during showers in their households.
Wind Works!Add to list Details
Learners will build and experiment with their own windmills made from simple household materials.
Making Recycled PaperAdd to list Details
In this activity on page 11 of the PDF, learners follow simple steps to recycle old newspaper into new paper.
Sweetly Balanced Equations
In this (edible) activity, learners balance chemical equations using different kinds and colors of candy that represent different atoms. Learners will work in pairs and explore conservation of atoms.
In this lesson, learners will understand the concepts behind endangered and extinct animals and develop their own conservation plan to save three endangered species.
Wetland Preservation Art
In this hands-on art and science activity (page 4 of the pdf), learners brainstorm and discuss how humans use wetlands, then express their understanding of the subject in artwork.
Conservation of Mass
This activity was designed for blind learners, but all types of learners can participate to learn about conservation of gas. This is one of the classic experiments using baking soda and vinegar.
Cleaning Water with DirtAdd to list Details
In this activity on page 7 of the PDF (Water in Our World), learners make their own water treatment systems for cleaning water.
Monitoring AmphibiansAdd to list Details
In this field study, learners discover how to collect data in the field and how their efforts can help certain animals, specifically, amphibians.
North American Endangered Amphibians Card GameAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners can play two card games related to endangered species, specifically North American amphibians.
Water Tower Challenge
In this activity, learners explore how engineers work to solve the challenges of a society, such as delivering safe drinking water.