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The Ocean's Green Machines

This NASA video introduces phytoplankton - the base of the marine food web, the source of half of the oxygen on Earth, and an important remover of CO 2 from the atmosphere.

Subjects: Science, Chemistry, Biology, Earth and Space Sciences

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Video

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Our World in Data

Environmental Impacts of Food Data Explorer

This interactive resource provides students an opportunity to investigate the environmental impacts of a number of common foods.

Subjects: Science, Biology, Earth and Space Sciences, Math

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Types: Interactive Media, Data

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The Wonder of Science

Human Impacts on Earth Systems

This video describes the many ways humans influence the four major Earth systems: the geosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and atmosphere.

Subjects: Science, Biology, Earth and Space Sciences, Justice, Health

Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Video

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NASA

The Causes of Climate Change

This NASA resource describes the influence of the greenhouse effect and greenhouse gases on climate change.

Subjects: Science, Earth and Space Sciences

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Types: Article, Video, Data

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Grist

Geoengineering, Explained

This video from Grist explains geoengineering, specifically solar geoengineering, and uses metaphors and visual representations to explain the potential benefits, dangers, and unknowns of geoengineering.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Earth and Space Sciences, Engineering

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Video

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TED

A Healthy Economy Should Be Designed to Thrive, Not Grow

This is a fifteen minute TED video in which the speaker offers a new model of economics.

Subjects: Social Studies, Economics, Civics, Justice

Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Video

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Project Drawdown

The Powerful Role of Household Actions in Solving Climate Change

This informative article by Project Drawdown highlights the power of individual and household actions to fight climate change and reduce levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Climate Action

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Article

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The Kid Should See This

Fourth Graders Create a Solar Powered Classroom

This video and article show how a fourth-grade class in Durham, North Carolina learned about solar energy, raised money to buy solar panels, and installed solar panels to power their classroom.

Subjects: Science, Engineering, Climate Action

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th

Types: Video, Article

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Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Healthy Plate, Healthy Planet: An Interactive Guide to Healthy, Sustainable Eating

This interactive guide from Harvard University and the Gaples Institute explains the many ways that plant-based diets keep people and the planet healthy.

Subjects: Science, Biology, Health

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Interactive Media

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StC Lesson Plan

How Should the Federal Government Spend Our Money?

This lesson plan connects intergenerational justice with the federal budget.

Duration: 75 minutes

Subjects: Social Studies, Economics, Civics, Justice

Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Types: Lesson Plan, Video

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Amazing Albedo

In this fun experiment students use thermometers, white and black paper, and heat lamps to measure how differences in albedo affect temperatures.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Physics, Earth and Space Sciences, Geography

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th

Type: Activity

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Uptake of Carbon Dioxide from Water by Plants

This resource details two simple experiments/demonstrations that show the role of plants in mitigating the acidification caused when CO 2 is dissolved in water.

Subjects: Science, Chemistry, Biology, Earth and Space Sciences

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th

Types: Experiment, Lesson Plan

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The Thermohaline Circulation - The Great Ocean Conveyor Belt

This 1 minute NASA animation depicts thermohaline circulation in the ocean and how it relates to salinity and water density.

Subjects: Science, Earth and Space Sciences

Grades: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Video

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Changing Planet: Black Carbon

This video discusses the sources of black carbon and how it contributes to the warming of the atmosphere.

Subjects: Science, Social Studies, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Earth and Space Sciences, Economics, Civics, History, Geography, Health, Climate Action

Grades: 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type: Video

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Making a Solar Oven

This activity from the US Department of Energy teaches students about solar ovens and provides instructions on building a simple solar cooker.

Subjects: Science, Physics, Earth and Space Sciences, Engineering, Computer Science & Design Thinking

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Types: Project, Lesson Plan