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This 8-minute instructional video provides a model for teachers to follow of a week long investigation of oil spills and the environmental impact they have on shorelines and creatures. Students take on the task of cleaning up a simulated oil spill. The educator uses the 5E curriculum model to...
Resource Type: Teaching Media, Videos or Animations
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Mississippi Science Teachers Association (MSTA)
Here you can find information about our annual conference, ways to connect with MSTA, scholarships offered, forms, and links to important places for science teachers on the internet.
Resource Type: Organizations, Science Education Organizations
Grade Level:
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
Students learn about the various methods developed by environmental engineers for treating drinking water in the US.
Resource Type: Curricula and Instruction, Curriculum Materials
Curated Collection: SSSA Endorsed
Grade Level: 6, 7, 8
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
Reading explaining the causes of the Aral Sea crisis and desertification.
Resource Type: Curricula and Instruction, Curriculum Materials
Curated Collection: SSSA Endorsed
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
In this activity, students investigate three different soil samples with varying moisture content. They use a soil moisture probe to determine the percentage (by volume) of water in each of the soil samples.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Curated Collection: SSSA Endorsed
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
Curricular unit where students explore the various roles of environmental engineers, including: environmental cleanup, water quality, groundwater resources, surface water and groundwater flow, water contamination, waste disposal, and air pollution.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Curated Collection: SSSA Endorsed
Grade Level: 6, 7, 8
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
Students learn about rain garden construction, and eventually student groups create personal rain gardens within surrounding community.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Curated Collection: SSSA Endorsed
Grade Level: 6, 7, 8
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
This models uses a household sponge to demonstrate several characteristics of the relations of soil and water.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Curated Collection: SSSA Endorsed
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
Activity that demonstrates how soil can filter impurities from water, both physically and chemically.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Curated Collection: SSSA Endorsed
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
Describe a watershed and delineate a watershed on a map; Identify the key factors in a watershed that impact runoff and sediment yield, describe how increased storm-water runoff affects landscapes (e.g., erosion, channel incision, sedimentation) and describe how those factors are impacted by human...
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Curated Collection: SSSA Endorsed
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

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