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Earth Science: The Education and the Environment Initiative (EEI) Curriculum

Below you will find EEI Curriculum final units for Earth Science. Many of the PDF files are large (10 to 60 MB or more) and may require significant download time, depending upon the type of Internet connection you are using.

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Earth Science Standards Units
Cover E.4.c. The Greenhouse Effect on Natural Systems. Click to enlarge image. E.4.c.
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The Greenhouse Effect on Natural Systems

Teacher’s Edition  (PDF, 32.3 MB)
Teacher’s Masters (PDF, 3.2 MB)
Teacher’s Masters Form Fillable (PDF, 3.2 MB)
Student Edition (PDF, 12 MB)
Student Workbook (PDF, 5 MB)
Student Workbook Form Fillable (PDF, 5 MB)
Visual Aids (PDF, 12.2 MB)
Visual Aids (Projectable Format PDF, 5.3 MB)
Video: Governor Schwarzenegger Signs Landmark Legislation to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Part 1 (Windows media, 14:31 Minutes) | Part 2 (Windows media, 282Kbps. 14:31 Minutes) | Part 3 (Windows media, 11:34 Minutes)
NGS Map: View From Space (PDF, 44 MB)
Cover E.5.d. Ocean Currents and Natural Systems. Click to enlarge image. E.5.d.
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Ocean Currents and Natural Systems

Teacher’s Edition (PDF, 37 MB)
Teacher’s Masters (PDF, 4 MB)
Teacher’s Masters Form Fillable (PDF, 4 MB)
Student Edition (PDF, 12 MB)
Student Workbook (PDF, 4.6 MB)
Student Workbook Form Fillable (PDF, 4.6 MB)
Visual Aids (PDF, 26.2 MB)
Visual Aids (Projectable Format PDF, 14 MB)
Cover E.5.e. Rainforests and Deserts: Distribution, Uses, and Human Influences. Click to enlarge image. E.5.e.
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Rainforests and Deserts: Distribution, Uses, and Human Influences

Teacher’s Edition (PDF, 55 MB)
Teacher’s Masters (PDF, 4.4 MB)
Teacher’s Masters Form Fillable (PDF, 4.4 MB)
Student Edition (PDF, 6.3 MB)
Student Workbook (PDF, 4.5 MB)
Student Workbook Form Fillable (PDF, 4.5 MB)
Visual Aids (PDF, 42.3 MB)
Visual Aids (Projectable Format PDF, 32 MB)
NGS Maps: Political (PDF, 18 MB) and Biological Diversity (PDF, 25 MB)
Cover E.7.b. The Life and Times of Carbon. Click to enlarge image. E.7.b.
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The Life and Times of Carbon

Teacher’s Edition (PDF, 41.7 MB)
Teacher’s Masters (PDF, 3.6 MB)
Teacher’s Masters Form Fillable (PDF, 3.6 MB)
Student Edition (PDF, 3.5 MB)
Student Workbook (PDF, 6 MB)
Student Workbook Form Fillable (PDF, 6 MB)
Visual Aids (PDF, 14.2 MB)
Visual Aids (Projectable Format PDF, 10.7 MB)
Information Cards (PDF, 8 MB)
Game Board (PDF, 2.7 MB)
Cover E.8.c. Living Under One Roof. Click to enlarge image. E.8.c.
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Living Under One Roof

Teacher’s Edition (PDF, 36 MB)
Teacher’s Masters  (PDF, 1.2 MB)
Teacher’s Masters Form Fillable (PDF, 1.2 MB)
Student Edition  (PDF, 8.6 MB)
Student Workbook  (PDF, 2 MB)
Student Workbook Form Fillable (PDF, 2 MB)
Visual Aids  (PDF, 11.6 MB)
Visual Aids (Projectable Format PDF, 9.1 MB)
Information Cards  (PDF, 5.2 MB)
Cover E.9.c. Liquid Gold: California's Water. Click to enlarge image. E.9.c.
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Liquid Gold: California's Water

Teacher’s Edition  (PDF, 52.5 MB) 
Teacher’s Masters (PDF, 3.3 MB)
Teacher’s Masters Form Fillable (PDF, 3.3 MB)
Student Edition (PDF, 21.4 MB)
Student Workbook (PDF, 3.5 MB)
Student Workbook Form Fillable (PDF, 3.5 MB)
Visual Aids (PDF, 19 MB)
Visual Aids (Projectable Format PDF, 9.2 MB)
Video: Chairman's Address to the Association of California Water Agencies (Window Media, 292 Kbps. 12:13 minutes)
NGS Maps: Water For Life (PDF, 20 MB) and View from Space (PDF, 44 MB)

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Last updated: June 30, 2011
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