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HIGH SCHOOL: Science

Key:
  • Lesson provides practice for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT).
  • Lesson uses inquiry-based instruction.
  • Lesson contains climate change content.

Amoebas & Temperature Inquiry-based Learning Climate Change Content

Students learn about a disease-causing organism that likes warm water.

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Climate Change & Agriculture Inquiry-based Learning Climate Change Content

Students learn about the impacts of climate change on Florida agriculture.

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Climate Change & Ecosystems Inquiry-based Learning Climate Change Content

Students research interrelationships in ecosystems and predict the effects of climate change.

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Climate Then & Now Inquiry-based Learning Climate Change Content

Students consider how climate affects us and whether our climate history recollections are accurate.

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Data Analysis Inquiry-based Learning Climate Change Content

Students learn to evaluate and interpret data measurements.

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Data Overload Inquiry-based Learning Climate Change Content

Students collect, organize and interpret real world water quality data.

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Hot Time in the City Inquiry-based Learning Climate Change Content

Students investigate climate, land use and the urban heat island effect.

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It's Getting Hard to Breathe in Here FCAT Practice Inquiry-based Learning Climate Change Content

Students learn the importance of dissolved oxygen to aquatic life.

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Land Use Activity Inquiry-based Learning Climate Change Content

Students examine possible correlations between land use patterns and water pollution.

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Macroinvertebrates Inquiry-based Learning Climate Change Content

Students learn how "bugs" can help us judge the health of our lakes and streams.

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On The Rise Inquiry-based Learning Climate Change Content

Students will investigate societal, economic and environmental impacts of sea-level rise.

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Saltwater Intrusion Inquiry-based Learning Climate Change Content

Students learn how saline coastal groundwater can contaminate freshwater aquifers.

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Using the Watershed Excursion Tool Inquiry-based Learning

Students learn to use the Watershed Excursion Tool, develop a Watershed "Point of Interest."

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What Does It Mean to be Green? Inquiry-based Learning Climate Change Content

What does it mean to live sustainably? Students investigate options at different scales.

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