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This page presents a narrative history of the Colorado River Compact, which has provided the management framework for this natural resource since 1922. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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Wilson Alwyn Bentley (1865-1931), famous for his photomicrographs of snow crystals, prepared sets of glass lantern slides of dew, frost and ice crystals. Many of these sets found their way to colleges and universities around the United States. The University of Wisconsin's Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences donated their collection to the Schwerdtfeger Library in 2000. Shortly after, the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Cryology
 
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This project examines the entire water system of an ancient city, including supply, distribution, use, and drainage. Until now, individual water system elements have been studied as archaeological objects, but infrequently subjected to analysis by such disciplines as fluids engineering and urban history. This work is part of two larger long-term studies, the first concerning the relationship between ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Report
Subject: Hydrology
 
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NOAA's Paleoclimatology Program is working with scientists from around the world to study past climate in hopes of achieving a better understanding of the Earth's present and future climate. This site was developed to help educate, inform and highlight the importance of paleoclimate research; as well as to show how paleoclimate research relates to global warming and other important issues of climate ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Paleontology, Policy issues
 
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This activity explores understanding the greenhouse effect through a lab experiment. The effect on the atmosphere is included too. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Illustration - scientific
Subject: Climatology, Environmental science
 
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In this lesson, students define and classify the various ways in which numbers are used in forecasting and coping with the effects of a hurricane. This is followed up with an opportunity for research to compare and contrast these numbers as they apply to Hurricane Floyd and other recent hurricanes. There are also directions on how students can graph their findings. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan, Journal article
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Mathematics, Natural hazards
 
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Access to and control of the Shatt-al-Arab waterway has been an ongoing conflict between the countries of Iran and Iraq. This resource explores the major issues associated with this conflict; history, religion, navigation rights and trade. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Case study
Subject: Policy issues
 
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This module engages students in the use of a clean room and in the planning of assembly of solar collector wafers for the Genesis space mission. They will work in production design teams to explore how the Genesis spacecraft will collect bulk solar wind with the collector arrays and learn to work as a team in a restrictive environment. The module includes several activities with accompanying video ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Module / Unit, Video
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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The purpose of the resource is to investigate changes in the major land cover types of Study Sites by examining Landsat satellite images acquired years apart. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Environmental science, Physical geography
 
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This is a lesson that enables the student to describe how hurricanes move and change appearance over time through the use of the pubic domain image processing software. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Case study, Imagery - remotely sensed
Subject: Atmospheric science, Technology
 
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