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Making Connections: What You Can Do To Help Stop Global Climate Change


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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. Learners work together to examine materials and answer a question at each station. Major topics include conservation, greenhouse gases, energy, recycling, and global climate change.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
45 to 60 minutes

Learning Time:
45 to 60 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$10 - $20 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 14 - 18

Resource Types:
Activity, Lesson/Lesson Plan

Language:
English

Materials List (per group of students)


  • Lab station sheets
  • Manila folders or poster board
  • Glue
  • Potted plant or tree
  • On/Off shower head connector
  • Compact fluorescent light bulb
  • Bucket filled with recyclables
  • Reusable lunch and shopping bags
  • Plastic and paper bag from the grocery store
  • Spark plug
  • Magazine photo of cow, beef
  • Two bowls of fruit
  • Light switch

Subjects


  • Earth and Space Science
    • Earth Processes
      • Weather and Climate
    • Earth Structure
      • Atmosphere
  • Engineering and Technology
    • Engineering
      • Environmental Engineering
    • Technology
      • Energy and Power
  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life
      • Plants
    • Ecology
      • Human Impact
  • Physical Sciences
    • Energy
  • The Nature of Science
    • Science and Society
      • Risks and Benefits
    • The Scientific Process
      • Formulating Explanations
  • The Nature of Technology
    • Technology and Society
      • Technology and the Environment

Informal Categories


  • Food and Cooking
  • Nature and Environment

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves teamwork and communication skills
  • Uses STEM to solve real-world problems
  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


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Access Rights:

  • Free access

By:

  • Pence, William

Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Access Excellence @ the National Health Museum, ©2009

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