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shooting lasers from space

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grades 6–12

Shooting Lasers from Space

Learn how NASA Goddard researcher Lola Fatoyinbo shoots lasers at trees to measure how much carbon forests store.

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turning vegetables into clean energy

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grades 6–12

Turning Vegetables into Clean Energy

Not only are vegetables good for your health, but they also can be used to make electricity and biofuel.

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bottle filled with water and plastic

Lesson

grades 9–12

Mini-Plastic Ocean

Create a model of how plastic trash moves in the ocean using an empty two-liter bottle. Extend your learning by observing gyres on Earth.

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food and climate change

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grades 9–12

Food and Climate Change

Find connections between what we grow, eat, and throw away and the impact of climate change.

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foam version of Earth

Lesson

grades 10–12

How Health and Climate Are Connected

Watch this overview of how climate change affects public health. Then, read some of the related articles and complete the reflection prompts.

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clean energy

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grades 6–12

Clean Energy

Learn how clean, renewable energy can drastically lower gas emissions and reduce our use of fossil fuels to potentially save our earth's climate.

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investigating coral bleaching

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grades 6–12

Investigating Coral Bleaching

Use actual data to better understand how rising sea temperatures are affecting coral reefs, some of the most diverse and important ecosystems on Earth.

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saving earth

Video

grades 6–12

Saving Earth

Watch and learn how we all can save our planet one step at a time by working together toward sustainable practices.

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milly zantow

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grades 4–12

Milly Zantow: Recycling Revolutionary

Ever wonder what the number on the bottom of plastic items means? Learn about the plastic numbering system and why it came to be.

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eliminating single-use plastics

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grades 3–12

Eliminating Single-Use Plastics

Travel to Belize with Marie McGrory to find out how she made it through (almost) the whole trip without single-use plastics.

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helping the environment and climate change

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grades 9–12

What Can You Do About Climate Change?

Check out this teen's interview with an expert about climate change and learn what young people can actually do about it.

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history of dirt

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grades 9–12

The History of Dirt

Learn why dirt is more than just the stuff we wash off our hands and feet – it's the stuff of life!