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This teaching guide provides hands-on activities and information related to studying the Earth system. Its primary goal is for children to become familiar with the concept of cycles and to learn that some human activities can cause changes in their environment. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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In this lesson, students will collect and graph precipitation data, specifically the amount of rainfall at a locality, then compare their findings with other students' data. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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Through this story, kids can follow Sam Finnigan and his pals as they prepare to take off in his homemade rocket ship. Then they can finish the story by creating their own version of Sam's cosmic adventure. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Space science
 
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This lesson plan includes two activities: Learn how Ocean Color Satellites see the Earth and Calculating Chlorophyll Concentration. A teachers' guide is available for the lessons at: http://ltpwww.gsfc.nasa.gov/landsat7/farr/Teacher_Guide.html. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
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This inquiry-based, classroom activity explores the impact of climate change and variability on forests. It focuses on the impact of climate change on a sugar maple farm in New England. The scenario invites students to examine higher-level issues of climate variability and change by creating a practical, scientifically-sound model to address specific points of a localized socioeconomic situation. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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This series of activities demonstrates effects of rising levels of greenhouse gases. Specifically, it shows how: an increase of heat-trapping gases atmosphere raises temperatures; higher temperatures affect the water cycle; and rising sea levels could affect coastal areas as a result of glacial and polar ice. Designed to teach through scientific inquiry, the activities seek to stimulate thought about ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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This activity guide explores the potential for global climate change to increase the frequency and intensity of hurricanes and storm surges, and the impacts that could result. Designed to teach through scientific inquiry, the activity seeks to stimulate thought about the long-term impact of a warmer planet. The activity responds to national education standards in the English language arts, geography, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Hydrology, Natural hazards, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography, Policy issues
 
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This curriculum packet contains three inquiry-based classroom activities that explore the potential impact of climate variability and change on Earth's most abundant resource: water. Although each activity is designed to tap specific skills and knowledge to yield scientific results, the broader intent is to stimulate thought about the long-term impacts of a warmer planet. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Natural hazards, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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This activity guide explores the potential for global climate change to increase the frequency and intensity of hurricanes and storm surges, and the impacts that could result. Designed to teach through scientific inquiry, the activity seeks to stimulate thought about the long-term impact of a warmer planet. The activity responds to national education standards in the English language arts, geography, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Physical oceanography
 
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This educator?s guide details activities that allow students to explore magnets and the region of influence around a magnet called a magnetic field. Students learn that magnets exert a force on a magnetically-sensitive object without coming into direct contact with it. Students then create a map of the magnetic influence around the magnet. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Space science
 
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