Science Inventory

EnviroAtlas Educational Curriculum: Introduction to Ecosystem Services

Citation:

Hartley, J. EnviroAtlas Educational Curriculum: Introduction to Ecosystem Services. US EPA Office of Research and Development, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-18/231, 2019.

Impact/Purpose:

To provide short educational lessons on ecosystem services for grades 4-6

Description:

This module promotes student discovery and learning about the interconnectedness of humans and ecosystems. Centered on ecosystem services, these six classroom-ready lessons incorporate use of EnviroAtlas to encourage a systems approach to thinking about the world. This approach permits students to gain a more holistic view of study topics and see real-world applications of specific science disciplines while also learning how to use freely available online tools.

URLs/Downloads:

https://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPURL.cgi?Dockey=P100VFIE.txt

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PUBLISHED REPORT/HANDBOOK)
Product Published Date: 02/13/2019
Record Last Revised: 03/14/2019
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 344474

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS RESEARCH LABORATORY

ENVIRONMENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH DIVISION

EPIDEMIOLOGY BRANCH