Category: ENVIRONMENTAL

Near the Gulf Coast of Texas extends a 44,000-acre refuge full of alligators, armadillos, coyotes, and lots and lots of birds. Show your students the science and math wildlife biologists use to maintain a safe haven for these animals.

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Category: ENVIRONMENTAL, MOVIE CLOSE-UPS

Want to show your students specific real world examples of radius, area and algebra? Wind Analyst Emily Hardy does just that... in under two minutes!

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Category: ENVIRONMENTAL

Creating campsites in the New Mexico wilderness calls for a knowledge of ratios and proportions. Featured: Charlotte Minor, landscape architect, U.S. Forest Service; Tessa Archuletta-Krause, civil engineer, U.S. Forest Service.

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Category: ENVIRONMENTAL

Forest rangers describe some of the techniques used to keep hundreds of thousands of acres of trees healthy. Featured: Arnold Wilson, a forester U.S. Forest Service; Brad Washa, fuel specialist, U.S. Forest Service.

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Category: ANIMALS, ENVIRONMENTAL, MOVIE CLOSE-UPS

Indicator species are used as an early warning of pollution or degradation in an ecosystem.

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Category: ENVIRONMENTAL, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, SPACE SCIENCE

The idea of solar power from space touches on science, technology, engineering, the environment, math, energy and more. Pose this concept to students to stimulate critical thinking about these issues & get them involved in the conversation.

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Category: ENVIRONMENTAL

Project Engineer for Horizon Wind Energy, Johnny Goff, describes problem solving and engineering.

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Category: ENVIRONMENTAL

Each person in the U.S. generates about 25 pounds of garbage a week. That means the nation's population produces nearly two hundred million tons of residential garbage every year. Fortunately, up to 80% of that can actually be recycled....

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Category: ENVIRONMENTAL

Go inside Electronic Recyclers to see how they break down millions of pounds of electronics every month. Everything from computers to cell phones, TVs to Xboxes, comes through their doors to be crushed, shredded, melted down and reused.

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Category: ENVIRONMENTAL

There are a number of methods of generating electricity from solar power. In this movie, engineers Beth Richards and Miguel Contreras demonstrate the most widely used method today, and break down the math and science behind this renewable energy source.

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Category: ENVIRONMENTAL

For Tami Sabol, the forest is her office. As a Forester for Plum Creek Timber Company, she is responsible for the health of hundreds of thousands of acres of trees. Using math and science is a routine part of her work.

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Category: ENVIRONMENTAL

It can take years to plan and engineer these state-of-the-art wind farms. It’s a problem-solving process that draws on an understanding of algebra, geometry, kinetic energy, etc. to turn one of our most abundant resources into a viable business.

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