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  • Food and Agriculture

    A Pre-Treatment Model for Ethanol Production Using a Colorimetric Analysis of Starch Solutions

    This module focuses on the production of sugar (glucose and maltose) from cornstarch. The first lesson from this module relates glucose production from cornstarch to ethanol fuel production from corn stover. Another lesson uses a...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Food and Agriculture
    Subject:Science, Chemistry, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Renewable Energy

    Alternative Fuels Used in Transportation

    Gasoline is the most commonly used fuel for transportation; however, there are multiple alternative fuels that are making their way to the market. These alternative fuels include propane, natural gas, electric hybrids, hydrogen fuel...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Energy Use and Conservation, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Physics, Chemistry
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle
    Grade:JK K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Sustainable Development

    Automobile Choices and Alternative Fuel

    In the lesson, students will learn about the impacts of gasoline-powered cars as well as alternative fuel options such as ethanol, biofuel, electric, hydrogen and compressed natural gas. Students will have an opportunity to partake in...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Use and Conservation, Sustainable Development
    Subject:English / Language Arts, Economics, Social Studies, Chemistry, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Carbon Sinks and Sources

    Through questioning and partnering, students gain an understanding of the complex system of carbon cycling that works to balance the levels of carbon in our atmosphere. It is important for students to understand that simple choices...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Ecosystems, Taking Action
    Subject:Social Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Renewable Energy

    Cell Wall Chemistry of Biofuel

    This module focuses on the production of sugar (glucose and maltose) from cornstarch. The first lesson from this module relates glucose production from cornstarch to ethanol fuel production from corn stover. Another lesson uses a...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Energy Generation, Food and Agriculture, Renewable Energy
    Subject:Science, Technology and Skilled Trades, Chemistry, Environmental Science
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 9 10 11 12
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  • Taking Action

    Changement Climatique : Analogies

    Une variété d’objets servent de liens analogiques et illustrent les raisons pour lesquelles le changement climatique se produit ainsi que les répercussions qui s’ensuivent.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Natural Resources, Science and Technology, Taking Action
    Subject:Geography, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Water Issues

    Clean and Green- Water/Waste Campaign

      Cleaning our homes and work places can be hard on the environment, depending on the products we use and how we use them. Many commercially available cleaners contain hazardous chemicals that can damage living things, as...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Health, Taking Action, Water Issues
    Subject:Health, Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Chemistry
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 5 6 7 8 9
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  • Air, Atmosphere and Climate

    Climate Change Guide

    This downloadable guide contains ready-to-use lesson plans on fossil fuels, climate change, CO 2 , and renewable technologies.

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate
    Subject:Science, Chemistry
    Level:Secondary
    Grade: 12
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  • Taking Action

    Climate Change Metaphors

    A variety of objects provide students with metaphors for why climate change is occurring and the impacts resulting from it. This activity provides students with an easy entry into understanding the science behind climate change and...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Natural Resources, Science and Technology, Taking Action
    Subject:Science, Geography, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science
    Level:Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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  • Transportation

    Contrails and Global Climate Change

    What are contrails? We've all seen them, they're the condensation trails from jets made from burning jet fuel and the release of water vapor. In this module students will learn about contrails and explore the effects of...

    Type:Lesson Plan
    Topic:Air, Atmosphere and Climate, Transportation
    Subject:Mathematics, Science, Geography, Technology and Skilled Trades, Chemistry
    Level:Primary / Elementary, Intermediate / Middle, Secondary
    Grade: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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