Graphing Global Temperatures

Mathematical computational thinking is an essential part of science education that is often ignored. In this activity, students will use graphs to make inferences about changing global temperatures over the last 150 years. This activity comes from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and they made a great guide you can check out. Grade(s): 5-7, 8-12

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Air Quality Index

Pollution is becoming more and more of a problem for people all around the world, and understanding the ways that scientists study pollution is more important than ever. This activity will teach students how scientists measure and assess the quality of air in a city and share that information with the general public. This activity is based on a great […]

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Environmental Impact and Natural Selection: A Simulation

Want to introduce your students to the impact that an environment can have on natural selection? The story of the peppered moth during Industrial-era London provides a great example of the interaction between environmental changes and the selection of traits within that environment. This simulation will explore the environmental impact on selected traits within a changing environment, and the ways that changing […]

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