California Academy of Science: Flipside Science Collection

California Academy of Science: Flipside Science Collection

Perfect for Teaching Human Impacts on Earth's Systems

Time: 30 minutes to several weeks
Grade: Designed for middle school, but applicable to high school
Focus: Food, water, and energy systems; ocean health; human impacts on Earth's systems (ESS3.C); engineering solutions (ETS1.A-C)

Flipside Science features media-rich units perfect for educators looking to engage their students in design thinking activities around environmental issues. This engaging and upbeat collection of videos, hosted by Academy youth, and associated lessons explores how local communities are addressing environmental problems with solutions ranging from vertical farming to greywater recycling. Check out the units on energy, food, water, and ocean health in this collection.

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