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...
The Kennecott Copper Mine in Utah, one of the sources of raw materials described in the reading.
After matching everyday products to their rock or mineral sources, students “mine” chocolate chip cookies to discover...
Students participate in a simulation that crowds them together to demonstrate population growth over the last 500 years
Students experience the changing pace of population growth by actively simulating the Earth’s population growth over a...
Panthers are at the top of their food chain and their numbers are limited by available resources, like food, in their habitat
Students gain an understanding of carrying capacity when they act as predatory animals in a finite area...
Demonstration using bowls of water and measuring cups shows population growth when the birth rate exceeds the death rate
In a short demonstration using water and measuring cups, students observe how populations grow when the birth...
In this role-playing simulation, students discover what happens to a forest when the demand for wood is...

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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