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9 - 12 Grades

Citizen Scientist: Conservation

Target Standard(s)


17.12.1 Analyze and evaluate how consumption patterns, conservation efforts, and cultural or social practices in countries have varying environmental impacts.


17.12.2 Investigate and describe how human actions may impact the dynamic equilibrium of global systems (e.g., global warming, ozone depletion).


17.12.3 Explain that there is scientific uncertainty regarding many environmental issues.


17.12.4 Evaluate and describe actions which affect the global environment in terms of trade-offs that may have effects on local environments or economics.


18.12.1 Explain that the scientific way of knowing uses a critique and consensus process (e.g., peer review, openness to criticism, logical argument, skepticism).

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