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This lesson is designed to help students gain knowledge in accessing current weather data and in using the MY NASA DATA Live Access Server (LAS) to specify and download historical satellite data. Students then use the data to examine the relationship between altitude, atmospheric pressure, temperature and humidity at a particular location. In this lesson, weather data from ground-based and satellite ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Cryology, Geophysics, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Physics
 
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This site is a type of Clean Water Act for Kids. Tips for preventing non-point pollution tips are offered in the following areas: Anglers, Beach, Boaters, Drivers, Ecotourism, Endangered Species, Holiday and Gift giving, Home, Kitchen, Laundry and Cleaning, Lawn and Garden, Personal Watercraft, Recycling, Scuba Diving, Shore Visitors, Smokers, Students, and Water Conservation. The site is full of ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography
 
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This document provides activities and ideas for science projects that deal with water supply and quality in the Jacksonville, Florida area. Topics include the use of groundwater (and wells) as a resource, types of groundwater contamination, and information on the aquifers in the Jacksonville area. An activity is provided in which students construct a model aquifer, and suggestions are made for science ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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This slide show provides information to guide pesticide users in applying pesticides in a manner that will protect groundwater as much as possible from contamination. The slide show covers properties of pesticides, soil, and groundwater that are likely to worsen contamination and provides suggestions for handling and applying them. Other topics include basic geology of groundwater and potential health ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Presentation / Demo
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology, Soil science
 
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This site presents two lessons that work together to help students understand who and what pollutes our water systems, as well as what may be done to try to clean it up. The activities are interdisciplinary in nature and involve the use of critical thinking and analysis to solve a problem. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity
Subject: Environmental science
 
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The Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program is an important part of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) strategy to understand global climate change. The ARM Program has established three outdoor research sites around the world. Scientists gather and use the data from these sites to study the effects of sunlight, radiant energy, and clouds on temperatures, weather, and climate. This site ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan, Ref. material, Ask an expert
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science, Policy issues
 
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For this lesson, students will assume the role of an outdoor sports event planner. They will evaluate changes in air quality over a one year time frame based on a review of Air Quality-Carbon Monoxide Data and quantitative line graphs. The data will be used to make an informed decision about the best times of the year to plan for outdoor and indoor sports activities. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science
 
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This page is part of a larger USGS project called Water Science for Schools. This section covers different water-use topics and categories of water-use. A Spanish translation is available. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Map, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, Government portal
Subject: Agricultural science, Environmental science, Human geography, Physical geography, Hydrology
 
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This site is specifically designed for teachers, and in addition to a collection of activities, provides links to various sites with water information. These include other Environment Canada sites, other Federal Departments in Canada, Provincial Governments, Agencies, colleges and universities, and International Organizations. The site also offers publications that can be obtained free of charge using ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Cryology, Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Natural hazards
 
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The purpose of this activity is to measure ozone concentrations at ground level. Students deploy a strip of paper that changes color in the presence of ozone. They use an ozone reader to determine the amount of ozone in ppb as indicated by the color change of the paper strip. Intended outcomes are that students will learn to measure the concentrations of ground-level ozone in the atmosphere and to ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Field activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Human geography
 
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