Unit for elementary grades covers how humans create waste and impact the environment
An elementary-level reading on the creation and disposal of solid waste.
Unit for elementary grades covers how humans use the Earth's resources
An elementary-level reading that addresses renewable and non-renewable resources.
Unit for elementary grades covers how human populations grow
An elementary-level reading that discusses population growth trends for wildlife and people.
Unit for elementary grades covers how humans impact wildlife, biodiversity and habitats
An elementary-level reading on the importance of protecting wildlife habitat and biodiversity.
Student in the library with reference books to look up information on world geography and demographics
Students use easy-to-find reference materials (print and online) such as almanacs, encyclopedias, atlases, and dictionaries to find...
Students measure the length of themselves holding hands and calculate the length of one million people holding hands
Through riddles, an art project, and small group problem solving, students gain an appreciation for large numbers...
Students participate in a simulation as giant pandas living in the wild to illustrate how population pressures...
Black rhinoceros
Students research an endangered species and then create an informational report and a poster to inform others...
Elementary students can turn trash into treasure by reusing old items in the classroom activity Waste Not Want Not
Students identify ways to reduce solid waste by reusing items that might be disposed of. Students will...

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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