The City of Atlanta community programs manager, Natasha Dyer, speaks about her role in defining sustainable waste management and increasing food access to the citizens of Atlanta.
This unit features a variety of roles in the field of Environmental Science as career opportunities. Additionally, students are encouraged to become citizen scientists, environmentalists, and volunteers in their communities.
Chemistry Matters is a digital series from Georgia Public Broadcasting. The series covers chemistry concepts with 12 units of study divided into segments.
All animals should have it as good as the patients at the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, where the staff is doing some richly rewarding work! The highlight of our visit is an up-close look at a surgical procedure on an injured sea turtle named Sendac. In addition, we take a guided tour, shoot behind the scenes, and interview the center's director, nursing staff, and more. Teachable Moments include a definition and explanation of ecosystems, and a description of why honey is a great substance for treating turtle wounds.
The focus of this unit is chemical bonds, both intermolecular and intramolecular. Students also look at the bond spectrum and learn about electrostatic and electronegative forces.