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A Whiff of Danger
Grade Level: High School
Type: Classroom Lessons
Summary: A Whiff of Danger, reviews common chemistry and biochemistry concepts by exploring real data related to the article, A Whiff of Danger Synthetic Musks Encourage Toxic Bioaccumulation.
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ABCs of Environmental Education (Aluminum Beverage Cans), The
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons - Glossary
Summary: This provides an an educational package to better understand the aluminum beverage can industry and the processing and recycling of aluminum.
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Air Pollution: What's the Solution
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Article/Report - Classroom Lessons - Experiment - Web site
Summary: Air Pollution: What’s the Solution? is an educational project for students, grades 6 - 12, that uses online real time data to guide student discovery of the science behind the causes and effects of ground level ozone. Core activities include The Ozone Betwee...
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Alternative Fuels Biodiesel
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials - Fact sheet
Summary: This teacher guide has suggested activities with correlations to national science standards, fact sheets on soybeans, biodiesel, and each is assigned appropriate grade levels.
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Architeacher
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Games and Activities - Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials - Web site
Summary: A uniquely interesting resource has recently been brought to my attention that focuses on saving the environment by recycling buildings for new uses and preserving existing buildings. Historic Preservation Education, Community Planning, Architecture and Aesth...
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Biomass (Elementary/Middle School)
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Biomass.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards
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Biomass (high school)
Grade Level: High School
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Biomass. All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards
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Biomass (pre-K-K)
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Biomass. All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Clean Green Healthy Schools: An Environmental Health and Safety Activities Book for Teachers and Students (March 2003)
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons - Manual/Handbook
Summary: The goal of the Clean,Green and Healthy Schools Manual is to protect students and the school community's health and safety on campus and in the home. Every student has the right to attend a school whose environment, staff and training protects and nurtures ph...
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Coal
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials - Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on coal.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Coal
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on coal.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Coal
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on coal.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Coal
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on coal.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Coal
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on coal.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Coal
Grade Level: High School
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on coal.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Coco Locomotion
Grade Level: High School
Type: Classroom Lessons
Summary: Students will read a brief description about the use of coconuts from the Environmental Health Perspectives publication, April 2005. This article describes the use of coconuts in the production of biodiesel fuel. Students will then proceed to calculate the q...
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Decibel Dilemma
Grade Level: High School
Type: Classroom Lessons
Summary: After students read the EHP article "Decibel Hell: The Effects of Living in a Noisy World" they will track sound exposures over the course of a day. Students will graph their own data as well as the class data to better understand statistical concepts (mean a...
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Detectives in the Classroom: An Epidemiology Curriculum for Science, Mathematics and Health Educators
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials - Fact sheet - Powerpoints, videos and virtual tours - Web site
Summary: The Detectives in the Classroom is an interactive online curriculum developed for middle school students because:

1. During middle school students become increasingly independent and are faced with many health-related decisions that can profoundly affect...

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Discover How Trees Produce and Conserve Energy
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Lessons
Summary: Students will design an energy wise community using trees and they will be introduced to landscaping for energy conservation.This is a 13-page pdf.
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Downwind Learning Science Using an EPA Exposure Model
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials
Summary: The primary purpose of this project is to guide students regarding the causes and possible results of air pollution. It introduces students to the use of the IGEMS/ISC computer model, which has been developed by the United States Environmental Protection Ag...
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Electricity (Elementary/Middle School)
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on electricity.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Electricity (Middle School/High School)
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: A grade appropriate fact sheet on electricity.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Energy Efficiency World
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials - Experiment - Glossary - Web site
Summary: The Energy Efficiency World website is designed to educate 8- to 12-year-old students about energy, motivate them to make energy-saving behavioral changes, and encourage their families to do the same. The site is geared for a range of interests and reading l...
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Energy Hog
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Games and Activities - Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials
Summary: Saving Energy is not only easy, it saves money, promotes a healthy lifestyle and protects natural resources for future generations. The Energy Hog provides a scavenger hunt as a take home assignment, an interactive learning experience, training games, handbook...
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Energy Sources
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on energy sources.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Following the Sun to Greener Buildings
Grade Level: High School
Type: Article/Report - Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials
Summary: The EHP Online lessons provide students lessons that are based upon actual articles. The EHP summary for this lesson is as follows "Students read the articles Growing Green Communities and identify green building techniques that have environmental and health...
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Fossil Fuels to Products
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials
Summary: Students learn about exploration, production, refining, chemical manufacturing, transportation, marketing, and uses of petroleum, natural gas, and their products in the industrial sector with background information and hands-on activities.
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Geothermal
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate factsheet on Geothermal Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards
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Geothermal
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Geothermal Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Geothermal Energy
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten
Summary: Grade appropriate factsheet on Geothermal Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Great Lakes--Make the Human Health Connection
Grade Level: High School
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials
Summary: Environmental Health Perspectives online lessons have a new addition that focuses on the Great Lakes’ environmental problems. This is designed for grades 10-12. As a reminder, EHP lessons are built around real issues and news articles and the article link is p...
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History of Electricity
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on the history of electricity.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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History of Electricity
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on the History of Electricity.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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History of Energy
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on the history of energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Hydropower
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Hydropower. All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards at http://www.need.org/guides.htm
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Hydropower
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Hydropower. All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards at http://www.need.org/guides.htm
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Introduction to Energy
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Introduction to Energy
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Investigating Air: Organizing, Analyzing, and Interpreting Information about the Quality of Air
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: BiblioResources (Books) - Classroom Lessons
Summary: Non-Fiction, Lessons

Authors, NSTA

ISBN 0-87255-173-7

This book is full of lesson plans and background information that provide investigations, which lead students to the answers to questions such as what is air made of, how does a...

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Kids and Chemicals Facts and Laws
Grade Level: High School
Type: Classroom Lessons - Glossary - Powerpoints, videos and virtual tours
Summary: This lesson is designed so students are able to identify some of the synthetic chemicals they have contact with during their days; so they can consider the affects that toxic chemicals have on people; that they can reflect upon alternatives to toxic home-use p...
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Lead Poisoning Prevention Curriculum Project
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten - Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Games and Activities - Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials - Web site
Summary: This guide combines traditional curriculum design with other designs including standards-based curriculum design. It has been developed for pre-k through high school with sections dedicated to preshool-K, 1-2, 3-5, 6-8 and high school. Each contains curricul...
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Mapping the Air in Your School
Grade Level: High School
Type: Article/Report - Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials - Experiment
Summary: The EHP Online lessons provide students lessons that are based upon actual articles. The EHP summary for this lesson is as follows "Students read the articles Beyond the Bench: Mapping the Air in Public Schools." Then students measure temperature and relative...
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Mercury in Your Community and the Environment (A Wisconsin Curriculum)
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Checklist - Classroom Lessons - Fact sheet
Summary: Facts, lessons, activites and links to national standards accompany general information on mercury in our world and known health issues. This also addresses cultural and religious uses of mercury as well as some of its unique properties.
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National Pest Management Association Inc
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Games and Activities - Classroom Materials - Language Options - List - Manual/Handbook - Web site
Summary: This resource is designed for consumers and professionals in the pest control industry. The website offers teacher resources, activities for children interested in learning more about pests, and it offers a link to locate recommended professionals.
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Nonformal Environmental Education Programs: Guidelines for Excellence
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons
Summary: Nonformal Environmental Education Programs: Guidelines for Excellence introduces nonformal educators to a set of recommendations for developing and administering high quality programs. Too often non-formal educators (museums, nature centers, government agenci...
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Quest for Less: Activities and Resources for Teaching K-6
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Lessons
Summary: Download the complete document (10 MB) or individual chapters. The Quest for Less units include Product Life Cycles, Methods of Handling Waste, Putting it All Together and a glossary.
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Saving Energy
Grade Level: Elementary
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on saving energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Saving Energy
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Saving Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Solar
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on solar energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Solar
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Solar Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Solar Energy
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on solar energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Transportation Fuels: The Future is Today
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials
Summary: Students learn about conventional and alternative transportation fuels and participate in several activities to learn and teach others. Designed for grades 7-12 with modification for middle school. This is a teacher guide with introudctions to petroleum, gasol...
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Transportation, What Car WIll You Drive?
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials
Summary: Upper elementary students are introduced to traditional and alternative transportation fuels. This is a teacher guide that introduces petroleum, gasoline, diesel, hybrid electricity, ethanol, propane, CNG (compressed natural gas), biodiesel, electricity, metha...
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Turning on the Juice
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten - Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Games and Activities - Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials - Experiment - Fact sheet - Glossary - Powerpoints, videos and virtual tours - Web site
Summary: How does the "juice get to the plug" is the question and the answers come through activities. course guides, teacher's manuals and parent information. This is everything and anything a teacher might need to know for teaching about electricity. Animated power...
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Unequal Housing, Unequal Health
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Article/Report - Case Study - Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials
Summary: The EHP lessons provide lessons for students that are linked to actual articles. The summary for this lesson is "students read the article Dwelling Disparities: How Poor Housing Leads to Poor Health" to obtain a comprehensive picture of how environmental heal...
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Using Chemistry to Treat Lead Poisoning
Grade Level: High School
Type: Article/Report - Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials - Experiment - Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Summary: The EHP Online lessons provide students lessons that are based upon actual articles. The EHP summary for this lesson is as follows "students read the article Challenging Assumptions about Lead and IQ: Effects Increase, Not Decrease in Older Children" and cond...
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Water Cycle, The
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: A grade appropriate fact sheet on hydropower.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Watts on Schools, Bringing Solar Energy to the Communities we Serve
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Article/Report - Case Study - Database - Experiment - List - Web site
Summary: Move backwards and forward at this site dedicated to Solar Energy and you can learn about what schools are doing, calculate wattage, download data, find appropriate activities and learn about the photovoltaic systems.
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What is Biomass
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate information on Biomass. All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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What is Electricity?
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Electricity.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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What is Energy?
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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What is Geothermal?
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Geothermal Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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What is Hydropower?
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on hydropower.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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What is Solar Energy?
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on solar energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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What is Wind?
Grade Level: Elementary
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Wind Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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What's Your Hypothesis?
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Classroom Lessons
Summary: Students develop an hypothesis about the connection between air pollution and cardiovascular disease and then test this hypothesis using statistical analysis.
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Wind
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on wind energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Wind
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Wind.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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Wind Energy
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten
Type: Fact sheet
Summary: Grade appropriate fact sheet on Wind Energy.All NEED Curriculum Correlations to the National Science Education Standards for all grade levels. NEED has also correlated our materials to many State Education Standards.
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