Unit 9 Resources for AP Environmental Science

These are resources for Unit 9 of the Course and Exam Description for AP®  Environmental Science . No one will do all of these items, because of the lack of time. Choose the ones that best serve your students, lab equipment and what seems fun to you! 

Most of the resources linked here are free and can be found on a different post on my website, or the link takes you directly to the website with that resource. I do have links to some paid items from various locations for your reference as many teachers like to see those options too.

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Unit 9 Lessons, Labs and Resources for AP®Environmental Science

TopicActivities/Alternate Content Ideas (Most can be filmed for distance learning)VideosLabsArticlesIdeas for Distance Learning Labs
9.1Stratospheric Ozone DepletionStratospheric Ozone Depletion Chalk DrawingOzone Depletion Data Analysis 5E Lab
9.2Reducing Ozone Depletion
9.3The Greenhouse EffectNSTA Earth’s Energy BudgetHHMI PaleoClimate: A History of Climate Change
9.4Increase in the Greenhouse GasesNOVA Power SurgeResin Ice CoresGreenhouse Gases and Climate Change Data Analysis Virtual Lab
9.5Global Climate ChangeFeedback Loops card sort (coming soon)Tree Rings and Climate Change 5E LabESRI Virtual Lab-Climate Change
Origami Climate ChangeHHMI Interactive: Global Climate Change
Cutting CO2 Sketch NotesCities and Climate Change Experimental Design LabNOVA Polar Lab
9.6Ocean WarmingChanging Oceans Sketch NotesCoral Reef Gizmo. Can use parts about warming and ocean acidification
9.7Ocean AcidificationCoral Reef Exploration on Gizmos (subscription for more than 5 min)The Acid TestOcean Acidification Experimental Design LabVirtual Ocean Acidification Experimental Design Lab set up practice
Virtual Urchin – Our Acidifying Ocean (washington.edu) (requires Flash)Carolina Ocean Acidification lab KitGreat Barrier Reef Virtual Experience
9.8Invasive SpeciesMost Wanted PostersCane Toads: An Unnatural HistoryCane Toad reading with questionsCoral Reef Gizmo-can use parts about invasive species
9.9Endangered SpeciesEndangered Species Trading cardsRacing Extinction
Saving Otter 501 with worksheet
9.10-Human Impacts on BiodiversityNOVA Wildways with worksheet

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