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EarthEcho International’s Educator Resources are a collection of videos, lesson plans, and other materials designed to support high-quality classroom experiences. They are unique tools to assist educators as they equip young people to explore and protect their local natural resources. Many of the resources are designed to satisfy Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Email us at education@earthecho.org and we will see what we can do to help you.

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  • Dead Zones Around the World

    This lesson plan utilizes Google's My Maps and real data compiled by the World Resources Institute to examine eutrophicatic events around the United States and countries across the world.  As a result of these activities students will be able to:  utilize Google’s My Maps to analyze complex data sets  identify the factors that increase and decrease eutrophication around the country.

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    • High School
    • Middle School
    • Expedition: Into the Dead Zone
    • Water Quality
  • Ocean Acidification Experiments from Science Scope

    These activities are designed to explore ocean acidifcation in the middle school classroom. As oceans absorb atmospheric CO2, they undergo a series of reactions that cause a reduction in normally stable ocean pH. Materials can be dowloaded or further explored through the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory here.

    • Lesson Plan
    • Middle School
    • Water Quality
  • World Water Monitoring Challenge Hangout

    Join Philippe Cousteau as he meets with international students from World Learning Inc. to celebrate World Water Monitoring Day. Discuss the importance of knowing your water's quality, pollution sources, and how you can take action to improve local waterways.  We invite classrooms from around the world to join us in testing water from their own communities in this step-by-step hangout. Low-cost kits for water quality monitoring can be purchased from World Water…

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    • High School
    • Middle School