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In this lesson, students will play the role of a member of an International Team of Marine Biologists tasked with predicting and monitoring possible harmful algae blooms. They will evaluate changes in the ocean's chlorophyll counts from 1997-2007 using data sets from MyNASAData website, draw conclusions about how the chlorophyll-a levels in the ocean may effect its ecological characteristics and infer ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Biological oceanography
 
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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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This activity is used as an end of the year project to summarize what the students have learned about the human effect on the earth. It is intended to provide a greater perspective on the subject through student interviews of other people (parents and grandparents) on the topics that they have learned about. The students will come up with a list of interview questions and conduct three interviews ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Environmental science
 
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This website contains details and activities about dinosaurs. It covers the geologic time periods during which dinosaurs existed, a web-quest for dinosaur information, quizzes and games about various dinosaur topics, and research starters for projects and activities. For teachers, there are lesson plan suggestions, assessment ideas, and details for using this site in the classroom as a project. Links ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Illustration - scientific, Photograph
Subject: Geologic time, Paleontology
 
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Mission Geography uses existing NASA data and images where possible to engage students in active, hands-on inquiry, modeling the scientific method and developing students' understanding of environment-society relations and Earth science. This module focuses on Earth as our home and investigates the physical and human landscapes in which we live. Students learn that the world's population is unevenly ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Physical geography, Space science, Technology
 
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This activity will allow students to develop a model of the mathematical nature of population growth. The investigation provides an excellent opportunity for consideration of the population growth of plant and animal species and the resultant stresses that contribute to natural selection. Students will discover that populations grow or decline through the combined effects of births and deaths and ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lab activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Environmental science, Human geography, Mathematics
 
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Humans depend on freshwater for drinking as well as for domestic, agricultural, and industrial uses. Careless and wasteful use of this renewable but high-demand natural resource contributes to water depletion. This video segment provides a look at a house in Tuscon, Arizona that is equipped with water conservation devices that cut its household water consumption in half. There is also discussion of ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Video, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science
 
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All of Earth's living things depend on healthy, life-sustaining ecosystems for their survival. But continued human population growth, combined with the planet's limited supply of natural resources, might generate disastrous consequences for our shared environment. This interactive quiz tests users' knowledge of demographics, population trends, consumption, and sources of environmental damage. Annotated ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Human geography
 
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This is a series of interactive modules that explore the history of life on Earth, while focusing on the processes of science. Each module contains suggested lesson plans and an extensive teacher's guide. In addition, each module has a suggested grade level and an adaptable grade level. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Module / Unit
Subject: Biology, Environmental science, Geologic time, Geology, Paleontology
 
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This site provides earth science student activities in PDF format, organized by grade level and national science and math objectives. Most of the activities use the data or images from Earth Update (available on the web or using the "Earth Update" CD-Rom). Activities include both inquiry-based and guided data exploration. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Cryology, Ecology, Environmental science, Geology, Hydrology
 
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