Find a
Resource
Select grade level(s) Select resource type(s) Select collection(s) Select standard(s) Skip navigation Digital Library for Earth System Education
Digital Library for Earth System Education
Search tips
Results 11 - 20 of 38 <<  1 2 3 4  >>
Comment on this resource
This site describes an exhibit that traces the study of comets from the earliest historical observation to the massive international Halley's Comet Watch. The impact of Comet Shoemaker-levy with the planet Jupiter became the first collision between two objects ever observed. Find out what comets are made of and where they come from. Topics included in this site are Historical Records, Origin and Orbits ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
Related resources and collections
This resource is part of :
 
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
In this activity, students use an interactive timeline to learn about the history of the exploration and study of the ocean. The timeline includes persons and events in both surface and deep sea exploration, which ranges from the invention of the diving bell through the exploration of William Beebe to Conshelf One. Surface exploration information includes the ancient Phoenicians, Ben Franklin and ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
Related resources and collections
This resource is referenced by :
 
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This online article reports on a five-week expedition to recover eggs from the emperor penguin that was part of Robert Falcon Scott's failed Antarctic expedition. It discusses the scientific importance of the emperor penguin, what the trip (labeled "the worst journey in the world") was like on a daily basis for the three men who made it, and the frightening and unexpected difficulties Scott and his ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Climatology, Ecology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
Related resources and collections
This resource is referenced by :
 
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This online utility allows teachers to make web lessons for student use. These lessons guide the student through the process of using bibliographic citations to help them analyze photographs. Teachers provide the photographs and bibliographic information. Graphic Sleuth provides editable templates that will help build a complete lesson around the photos and bibiliography information. Examples of four ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Computer activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Physical geography, History and philosophy of science, Natural hazards
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This lesson plan is part of the Center for Educational Resources (CERES), a series of web-based astronomy lessons created by a team of master teachers, university faculty, and NASA researchers. It is designed to help students understand that planets travel in nearly circular orbits around the Sun, and that planetary motion obeys laws defined by Kepler and Newton. Students look at websites demonstrating ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Space science
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
Related resources and collections
This resource is referenced by :
 
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This resource is part of the Science Education Gateway (SEGway) project which is a national consortium of scientists, museums, and educators working together to bring the latest science to students, teachers, and the general public. It makes use of text, photographs, scientific illustrations, and animations to describe the origin, characteristics, and history of comets, as well as the extinction of ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Space science
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
Related resources and collections
This resource is part of :
 
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This Discovery Channel website explores the features of our universe. There are three sections covering various aspects of the universe, as well as a section for teachers with tips for using the website in the classroom. The Stargazers section discusses the top ten astronomers who have contributed to our current understanding of the universe: Kepler, Galileo, Brahe, Copernicus, Hubble, Einstein, Newton, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material, Sound
Subject: Space science
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This section of the Windows to the Universe web site provides information and images about space missions including detailed information about manned and unmanned spacecraft, satellites, history of missions, and tables listing missions. Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system pertaining to the Earth and Space sciences. The objective of this project is to develop an innovative and ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
Related resources and collections
This resource is part of :
 
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
Mars Exploration is a Windows to the Universe Exploratour and provides information and images about Mariner missions, Viking missions, Mars Observer, Mars Surveyor Program, Mars Pathfinder, Mars Global Surveyor, Mars Polar Lander and Climate Orbiter, Mars 2001, and Mars 2003. Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system pertaining to the Earth and Space sciences. The objective of this ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - artistic, Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
Related resources and collections
This resource is part of :
 
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Comment on this resource
In this six-day unit, students examine historical maps of Antarctica and research early explorers to gain perspective on how cartography and our understanding of the globe have changed. Throughout the unit, students collect their findings in a portfolio. Teacher tools for this unit include individually downloadable readings, detailed daily breakdowns of tasks, teacher strategies for using the activities, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Physical geography
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES), National Geography Standards: Read
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Results 11 - 20 of 38 <<  1 2 3 4  >>