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Students conduct an experiment to examine possible impacts on ecosystems of climate change and nutrients added by human activity.

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Project-based learning in which students assess their community's ability to respond to crises and develop ideas for making it more resilient.

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Materials and instructions for two activities for thinking about ecosystems and community resilience, using a striking downloadable mural.

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A video in which third-grade students at West Oakland's Hoover Elementary explore interactions among diverse species of plants and animals in their garden.

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A class exercise that explores the question, "What does 'resilience' mean at the personal, social, and ecological levels?"

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Big Ideas: Linking Food, Culture, Health, and the Environment Book

A conceptual framework for integrated learning based on food and food production.

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A discussion guide for use in high school classrooms to accompany the Academy Award nominee - now in Spanish and English.

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Use a recycled CD case to make a mini greenhouse and observe seedlings as they develop. A Smart by Nature™ downloadable resource.

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Distinguish between things needed to live a healthy life and things that would be merely nice to have. A Smart by Nature™ downloadable resource.

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center for ecoliteracy - Ecoliterate
Daniel Goleman
Lisa Bennett
Zenobia Barlow

Read what happens when emotional and social intelligence meet ecological intelligence.

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