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Unit 8.6: Reducing the Impacts of Natural Hazards

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In this unit, students take on the role of scientists who conduct a Hazard Assessment for one U.S. state. They use historical data to support a long-term forecast about which natural hazard is likely to most threaten the state. They investigate what causes the hazard and the damages associated with it. Based on this information, they identify technologies that the state could invest in to reduce the hazard’s negative effects on people and property.

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Unit 8.7 “Living In Greenhouse Earth”: Global Climate Change

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Students take on the challenge to educate the community about Earth’s climate system. Students learn about Earth’s greenhouse atmosphere, causes and impacts of natural climate changes in the past, identify human activities that are responsible for causing current climate change, and what actions communities can take to mitigate the effects of global climate change.

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Unit 5.4 Round and Round It Goes

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Area: Matter, Energy, Ecosystems This Fifth Grade unit is the FOURTH in the curriculum of four (4) units developed to address the Fifth Grade science standards of the Michigan Science Standards related to Matter, Energy, Ecosystems. You have just read the general description for this Phenomenal Science Unit. Before you continue your review, it would be very valuable to our field testing process for the 21 Units of Phenomenal Science for us to gather information about those educators who are reviewing each of the Units. Thank you. Please start your review with this BRIEF SURVEY(link is external). Enjoy your review.

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