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2021


Using Transfer as a Schema to Learn about Energy: A Modular Approach

Matthew N VanKouwenberg
Keywords: Constructivist, electricity, Electromagnetic Spectrum, Energy Transfer, Environmental Science, Eolic, Generator, global warming, High School, Lab, Magnetism, Mechanical Energy, Middle School, Motor, PhotoVoltaics, Physical Science, physics, Experiment, student-centered, Thermodynamics, wind energy

2017


Extracting Earth’s Elements

Eual A. Phillips
Keywords: Chemistry, compounds, coordination, covalent, earth, crystals, endangered elements, Environmental Science, minerals, green chemistry, ionic, Math, molecular geometry, physics

2016


The Chemistry of Rocks in the Wissahickon Valley

Cristobal Carambo
Keywords: Environmental Science, GEOLOGY OF PENNSYLVANIA, rock cycle, WISSAHICKON SCHIST, WISSAHICKON VALLEY

A Cry from the Climate: The Glacier is Talking

Nichole Boyd
Keywords: climate change, Earth Science, Environmental Science, glaciers, global warming, High School

When Batteries Die, Do They Go to Heaven?

Bruce S. Karpe
Keywords: batteries, Chemistry, Electronic Waste, Environmental Science, High School, Physical Science, recycling, Science, sustainability, trash

2015


What Is It Like to Live Without Electricity?

Catherine Michini
Keywords: data displays, choice boards, electricity, Environmental Science, probability, physics, quantitative tools, real world problems, Probability and Statistics, scientific context, Statistics

2014


Learning the Water, Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles through the Effects of Intensive Farming Techniques

Winnie Chan
Keywords: Biology, carbon cycle, Environmental Science, Food, nitrogen cycle, farming, water cycle

Influencing Environmental Policy with Real Data

Meagan C. Rubino
Keywords: Environmental Science, Energy Efficiency, Government, History, legislation

Increasing Student Awareness of STEM Careers in High School Science

Stuart Surrey
Keywords: career, Environmental Science, Physical Science, robotics, Robots, Science, Scientific inquiry, STEM Careers

2013


All That Glitters is Not Gold. Extending Scientific Thinking to Analyze Manufacturers’ Claims on Consumer Products

Naomi Mureria
Keywords: Biology, Chemistry, Consumer Power, Environmental Science, High School, Physical Science, physics, Science, Scientific Method

2011


Marcellus Shale: Finding Common Ground

Troy J. Holiday
Keywords: American History, Environmental Science, geology, marcellus shale

2006


The Disappearance of Sherwood Forest: The History of Cobbs Creek in Philadelphia

Patricia Blakeney-Whack
Keywords: Cobbs Creek Parkway, Ecology, Environmental Science, Preserving the Environment, pollution, Watershed, West Philadelphia