Ch 22: ScienceSaurus Student Handbook Grades 6-8: Resource Conservation

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The Resource Conservation chapter of this ScienceSaurus Student Handbook Grades 6-8 Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with resource conservation. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Resource Conservation textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the ScienceSaurus Resource Conservation chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the resource conservation topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Differentiating between energy conservation and efficiency
  • Protecting metapopulations and natural habitats
  • Types of air and water pollution
  • How threatened and endangered species differ

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5 Lessons in Chapter 22: ScienceSaurus Student Handbook Grades 6-8: Resource Conservation
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Energy Conservation and Energy Efficiency: Examples and Differences

1. Energy Conservation and Energy Efficiency: Examples and Differences

Saving energy is an important topic, but energy conservation and energy efficiency are not the same thing. Learn what the difference is and some examples of both energy conservation and energy efficiency.

Conservation Biology, Habitat Fragmentation, and Metapopulations

2. Conservation Biology, Habitat Fragmentation, and Metapopulations

It's becoming harder to conserve large, unbroken tracts of wilderness. Is there another way for conservation biologists to ensure the survival of a species? In this lesson, you'll learn about habitat fragmentation and metapopulations.

Water Pollution: Definition, Types, and Sources

3. Water Pollution: Definition, Types, and Sources

In this lesson, you will learn about the different types and sources of water pollution. You will gain an understanding of both surface water and groundwater pollution and the similarities and differences between them.

What Is Air Pollution? - Definition, Sources & Types

4. What Is Air Pollution? - Definition, Sources & Types

In this video lesson, you will learn about the sources and types of air pollution. You will be able to identify the six classes of air pollutants identified by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Clean Air Act of 1970.

Differences Between Endangered Species and Threatened Species

5. Differences Between Endangered Species and Threatened Species

In this lesson you'll learn about two terms that describe species with very low population numbers: threatened and endangered. You'll discover why species numbers decline and how we can keep the species that are threatened or endangered from going extinct.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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