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Carolina EcoKits®: Resource Sustainability

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Grades 9-12. Students explore sustainable resource use practices by modeling the harvesting and management of several natural resources. They simulate harvesting of timber as well as the excavation and retrieval of precious metals, gemstones, and fossil fuels from an ecosystem. They confront the challenges involved with obtaining important natural resources while simultaneously attempting to protect and conserve the environment. Materials are sufficient for 32 students working in 8 groups of 4.

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$54.75

This item will ship on or about 1/5/17

Grades 9-12.

  • Recognize the reality of consumption as well as the value and necessity of conservation
  • Think critically about sustainable and unsustainable resource use practices
  • Learn the difference between renewable and nonrenewable resources

Students explore sustainable resource use practices by modeling the harvesting and management of several natural resources. They simulate the harvesting of timber as well as the excavation and retrieval of precious metals, gemstones, and fossil fuels from an ecosystem. They must confront the challenges involved with obtaining important natural resources while simultaneously attempting to protect and conserve the environment. Materials are sufficient for 32 students working in 8 groups of 4. Exercise requires 60 minutes.

  • This item is only available from Carolina Biological Supply Company.
 
Components Qty Included?
Brown Dough, 3 lb 1 Included
Green Dough, 3 lb 1 Included
Black Sand, 1 lb 1 Included
Coarse Sand, 1 lb 1 Included
Gravel, 1 lb 1 Included
Toothpicks 250 Included
Black Beads 40 Included
Yellow Beads 40 Included
Green Beads 40 Included
Plastic Spoons 8 Included
Plastic Containers 8 Included
Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Cups, 8 oz 24 Needed, Not included
Resealable Plastic Bags 16 Needed, Not included
Paper Towels and Plates (for cleanup) Needed, Not included
Spray Cleaner Needed, Not included

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