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Teacher Guide

Environmental Concerns in the Community

By Mary Howland, Beth Fensterwald, Steven Caringella
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"How do we become aware of local environmental concerns and what can we do to make a difference?"
 Overview


 Understandings
and Standards


 Activities


 Resources


 Student Guide



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 Resources

  ResourceTypeRequirementsFile
1.Think.comWeb SiteHardware:
Mac
PC
Internet Access
Digital Camera
PDA
2.Rubric for Evaluating StudentsHandoutHardware:
Mac
PC

Software:
Microsoft Office
Sharinginforubric.xls
3.River PicturesWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
4.River of Words Poetry ContestWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
5.Rubric for evaluation of poetry activityHandoutHardware:
Mac
PC

Software:
Microsoft Office
PoetryRubric.xls
6.River Poem to ReadHandoutHardware:
Mac
PC

Software:
Microsoft Office
RiverofFreedompoem.doc
7.The Water CycleWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
8.Give Water a HandWeb SiteHardware:
Mac
PC
Internet Access
9.U.S. Geological SurveyWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
10.Stream MonitoringWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
11.Environmental Kids ClubWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
12.Drinking Water and Ground WaterWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
13.WaterwatchWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
14.15 Things to Help Your WatershedWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
15.Map Our WatershedWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
16.San Jose City Environmental ServicesWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
17.Watershed WatchWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
18.Milpitas Public Works DepartmentWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
19.Rubric for evaluation of activityHandoutHardware:
Mac
PC

Software:
Microsoft Office
newspaperrubric.xls
20.Organization Addresses for LettersHandoutHardware:
Mac
PC

Software:
Microsoft Office
Addresses.doc
21.Writing a Business LetterHandoutHardware:
Mac
PC

Software:
Microsoft Office
BusinessLetter.doc
22.Watershed Vocabulary DareCharts and GraphsHardware:
Mac
PC
Internet Access

Software:
Appleworks
RiverVocabActivity.cwk
23.South Bay Area Watershed MapWeb SiteHardware:
Mac
PC
LCD Projection Device
Internet Access
24.Guadalupe Watershed Map ActivityHandoutHardware:
Mac
watershedactivdirex.pdf
25.Satellite MapWeb SiteHardware:
Mac
PC
Internet Access
26.Satellite Map Challenge ActivityHandoutHardware:
Mac
PC
Internet Access

Software:
Adobe Acrobat reader
SatelliteMapChallenge.pdf
27.Tributary LabelsHandoutHardware:
Mac
PC
Internet Access
Printer

Software:
Adobe Acrobat Reader
StreamRiverLabels.pdf
28.Watershed Modeling ActivityHandoutHardware:
Mac
PC
Internet Access
Printer

Software:
Adobe Acrobat Reader
WatershedModelingActivity.pdf
29.Hydrologic Cycle 1Web SiteHardware:
Mac
PC
Internet Access
30.Hydrologic Cycle 2Web SiteHardware:
Mac
PC
Internet Access
31.What is a river?Web SiteHardware:
Mac
PC
Internet Access
32.Rivers & PeopleWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
33.Watershed Vocabulary DareCharts and GraphsHardware:
Mac
PC

Software:
Appleworks
RiverVocabActivity.cwk
34.Watershed Map ActivityHandoutHardware:
Mac
PC
Internet Access

Software:
Adobe Acrobat Reader
watershedactivdirex.pdf
35.There's Air in That Water?Web SiteHardware:
Mac
PC
Internet Access

Software:
Adobe Acrobat Reader
36.Becoming a Water ScientistWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access

Software:
Adobe Acrobat reader
37.Research notesotherHardware:
PC

Software:
Microsoft Office
38.PSA examplesWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
39.More PSA examplesWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
40.More PSA examplesWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
41.Sample PSA lesson planWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
42.Student PSA InformationWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
43.Student-created PSAsWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
44.More information on PSAsWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access
45.Video production in the classroomWeb SiteHardware:
Internet Access