Sampling is one way to estimate the number of individuals in a large population
Students estimate a fish population (using goldfish crackers on a flat surface) by sampling. Students will be...
Young students decorate buildings made of cardboard boxes
Students discuss where people live and create model communities to become familiar with resources needed by humans....
Flowers growing in a flower pot.
A simulation and gardening lab that gives students hands-on experience with the effects of increasing population density....
Bees and flowers are both part of an ecosystem where everything is connected to everything else
Through an interactive story, students explore how everything in the natural community is interconnected. (Distance learning tool...
Young learners hear an interactive story about river pollution
Students participate in an interactive story, where a river becomes polluted by human actions over time.

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"The activities not only bring out important content, but they also provide real-world context for environmental, population and sustainability issues. They engage participants in very thought-provoking and critical-thinking discussions.”

Helen de la Maza, Environmental Educator, Irvine, CA