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Exploring the Natural World of the Balkan Peninsula: Lesson Overview

In this lesson, students will use segments from Nature: Wild Balkans to explore the roles and interrelationships of organisms in the varied environments of the Balkan Peninsula.

Jun 30th, 2010 | Comments

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Vibrant Volcanoes: Lesson Overview

This lesson from the NATURE episode, "Kilauea: Mountain of Fire" introduces students to plate tectonics, as well as volcanoes and the effects of volcanic activity.

May 17th, 2009 | Comments

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Long Live the Sharks and Rays: Lesson Overview

During this video-enhanced lesson, students will watch segments from the NATURE film “The Secret World of Sharks and Rays” and learn about adaptations that have helped sharks and rays survive. (Grades 5-8)

Apr 16th, 2009 | Comments

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Season’s Greetings: Lesson Overview

This video-enhanced lesson discusses the factors that cause the changes in Earth’s seasons. (Grades 5-8)

Apr 16th, 2009 | Comments

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Performing Well Under Pressure: Lesson Overview

In this video-enhanced lesson, students will explore the characteristics of diamonds, and begin building an understanding of their formative environment, the resulting crystal structures and the physical properties of earth materials. (Grades 9-12)

Jul 15th, 2008 | Comments

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You’re as Cold as Ice!: Lesson Overview

In this video-enhanced lesson, students will learn how glaciers and glacial movement have affected the Earth through a series of Web interactives and hands-on activities. (Grades 9-12)

Jul 15th, 2008 | Comments

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Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot!: Lesson Overview

In this video-enhanced lesson, students will use a combination of multimedia and hands-on activities to learn about different types of volcanoes, why volcanic eruptions happen, and the impact eruptions have on the Earth's landscape. (Grades 9-12)

Jul 15th, 2008 | Comments

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Breaking it Down: Lesson Overview

This video-enhanced lesson discusses the processes of weathering and erosion and how they work together to shape the earth's landscape. (Grades 9-12)

Jul 15th, 2008 | Comments

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Stressed Out!: Lesson Overview

In this video-enhanced lesson, students will identify methods for detecting and locating earthquakes, utilizing excerpts from the NATURE episode "Can Animals Predict Disaster?" (Grades 9-12)

Jul 15th, 2008 | Comments
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