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The site offers an interactive discussion of different vantage points associated with dam building. It describes some of the engineering and environmental issues that go into the process of selecting a site for building a dam and the conditions necessary for electrical generation. Links to classroom and family activities are organized by grade level. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lesson plan, Tutorial, Index / Bibliography, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography, Hydrology
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES), National Geography Standards: Read
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Students investigate the challenges of living and working in Antarctica and the technologies that help researchers meet those challenges. This resource includes: teacher tools (downloadable readings, breakdowns of tasks, teacher strategies, grading sheet and rubric), an online activity (students review the preparation materials given to researchers traveling to Antarctica), classroom activities (testing ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Assessment / Evaluation, Module / Unit
Subject: Cryology, Environmental science, Natural hazards
 
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The purpose of this resource is to use a land cover type map to make environmentally sound decisions. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Environmental science, Physical geography
 
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This activity has students identify fire risk factors for a property located near a wildland area. Given a picture of a house and surrounding property in a wooded setting, students attempt to identify and number all the areas of increased risk on the picture and then write down the reasons they believe each numbered area is at risk. The activity has a stated objective, student handout, procedure, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Forestry, Natural hazards, Policy issues
 
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This resource provides eyewitness accounts and historical photographs from notable damaging earthquakes that have occurred in or near Santa Barbara County, California. It also contains a catalog of all earthquakes that have been felt in the greater Santa Barbara region between 1800 and 1960. Major earthquakes covered include the 1812 Santa Barbara Earthquake, the 1857 Fort Tejon Earthquake, the 1902 ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This article provides an acount of Sir Edmund Hillary's encounter with a band of crevasses near the South Pole on his 1958 trek across Antarctica. The excerpt includes biographic information about Hillary, who was knighted for his ascent of Mount Everest, and was also a noted Antarctic explorer. Sir Edmund describes a particularly treacherous crossing of a three-mile-wide band of crevasses in the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Report
Subject: Cryology, Physical geography, Natural hazards
 
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The scenario had been predicted and the storm's path and intensity accurately forecast. Even so, when Hurricane Katrina struck, government agencies and residents alike seemed to be caught horribly off guard. In this video, a news correspondent returns to New Orleans a year after he spoke with experts about the threat a powerful hurricane posed for the city, to find out how their predictions played ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Video, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Natural hazards
 
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From an outsider's perspective, storm chasing might appear to involve hours and hours of boredom, accentuated by a few moments of unimaginable excitement. But to tornado researchers, the effort and expense they expend in search of a single tornado-producing storm reflect the importance of these events in terms of their impact on lives and property. This video segment follows some of the scientists ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Video, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Natural hazards
 
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Humans have had a greater impact on forests than on other land ecosystems. This interactive feature uses NASA satellite images taken between 1984 and 2000 to demonstrate just how much of a once densely forested region in Bolivia has been cleared for commercial purposes. Users can view the images as an animation, or click on individual images taken every two years to see the stages of the deforestation. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Forestry
 
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This discussion of the world wide phenomenon of glacial depletion provides several examples along with photographs that illustrate the disappearance of the glaciers. There is information about why we should be concerned, including the loss of natural reservoirs, alpine ecosystems, and archives of past climate along with the amplification of global climate change. The conclusion is that it is now too ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Cryology
 
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