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Global Change
K-12 Teaching Units
2006 Lesson Plans

These units were developed by teachers attending the Global Change Teacher Institute at Michigan Tech University.

Table of Contents -- All PDF Files


Global Change Teaching Unit; Amy (Boerma) Finkenbinder 

Global Change (High School); Lerner
Atmosphere and Air Pollution (Middle School); Denise Akom
Thinking as a Scientist- Acid Rain (Middle School); Naomi Ojala
Air Quality and Chemistry (High School); Rebecca Heckman
Atmospheric CO2 Concentration, Human Activity and Green House Effect (High School/ College); Sandra Robles-Gil
Acid Deposition Distribution in La Paz and Surroundings (High School/ College); Sandra Robles-Gil
Measuring Global Climate Change (Middle School); Linda Mussio

Global Warming and Invasive Species (High School); Wilson Pg 1 Pg 2 Pg 3

Air Quality Investigation (Middle School); Elaine Brye
Air, Atmosphere and Climate (High School); Carolyn Grapentine
Climate Change, Invasive Species, Atmospheric Changes/Greenhouse Gases, and Land Use (Middle School); Dawn McGuffin
Air Pollution and How it Impacts Human Life (Middle School); LaPointe
Times are a Changing (Middle School); Dan Carey
Effects of Air, Water and Soil Pollution on Human and Environmental Health/ Quality (High School) Julie Ann Mountain
“What is In Our Air?” (High School); Erin Randall
Atmospheric Phenomena-Meteorology (Middle School); Mark W. Leatherman
Alternative Energy, CO2 in the Atmosphere, Invasive Species & Exploring our Atmospher; Marilyn Bradley
Air Quality & Climate Change; Sara Busken
Global Change Lessons for Gr. 7-9 Math/Science; Steve Spahn


For more information regarding the Institute, contact Joan Schumaker-Chadde at 906-487-3341 or

Joan Schumaker-Chadde, Course Coordinator
Western U.P. Center for Science, Math & Environ. Education
105 Dillman Hall
Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Dr., Houghton, MI 49931
Tel: 906-487-3341 Fax: 906-487-1620


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