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Subject: Science (9 - 12)
Title: Wearing Away the Mountains
Description: The Tennessee River Gorge outside Chattanooga is recognized as a protected biosphere reserve by the United Nations due it its immense proportion of species to acres.  Understanding the formation of the gorge helps explain why so many plants and animals call it home.  This activity allows students to work in cooperative groups and inquire about the processes that made it possible.


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Subject: Science
Title: Soil & Global Warming     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about how dirt might help fight the global warming problem. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Subject: Science - Biological and Life Sciences - Science - Earth science - Science - Meteorology - Social Studies - Geography
Title: Weather and Agriculture     
Description: In this Xpeditions lesson, students research, discuss, and write reports on the relationship between climate and agriculture. They pretend that they've just purchased farms in specific parts of the United States and investigate that region's weather and climate in order to maximize the chances that their farms succeed.
Thinkfinity Partner: National Geographic Education
Grade Span: 9,10,11,12



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Subject: Science
Title: Soil & Global Warming     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about how dirt might help fight the global warming problem. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Kid Friendly Geology
http://www.kidsgeo.c...
This is an in-depth geology textbook written for kids. Geology is the study of the Earth's surface and substructure. Geologists look at the processes that form terrain and the processes that destroy terrain.

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There's No Place Like Biome
http://www.neok12.co...
This game simulates a card matching game that requires students to match a biome to its definition. They can work individually, in pairs, or in groups to create more excitement in the classroom.

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Kid Friendly Geology
http://www.kidsgeo.c...
This is an in-depth geology textbook written for kids. Geology is the study of the Earth's surface and substructure. Geologists look at the processes that form terrain and the processes that destroy terrain.

Learning Activities


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Kid Friendly Geology
http://www.kidsgeo.c...
This is an in-depth geology textbook written for kids. Geology is the study of the Earth's surface and substructure. Geologists look at the processes that form terrain and the processes that destroy terrain.

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