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This site contains slide shows and virtual field trips of Yellowstone National Park. There are several slide shows to chose from, including wolves of Yellowstone, bear research, fire ecology, the history of Yellowstone and the influence of art on Yellowstone Park. Each program features slides containing text and photographs. There is also an orientation slide show about the National Park system. More ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal, General public
Resource type: Field trip - virtual, Presentation / Demo, Photograph, Ask an expert
Subject: Biology, Environmental science, Human geography, Natural hazards, Policy issues
 
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This site provides an introduction to the Missouri Springs of the Ozarks, a series of large springs that occur south of the Missouri River along the Ozark Uplift. There is general information on springs, including what they are, how they form, and their connection to the groundwater system. Photographs and brief descriptions are provided for the twenty largest springs in the state. There is also a ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Field trip - virtual, Tutorial, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Index / Bibliography
Subject: Geology, Hydrology
 
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This National Park Service (NPS) website contains details about Craters of the Moon National Monument in Idaho. It discusses the history of the area, geology of the monument, geologic history, habitats, vegetation and wildlife present in this region. An education section includes a teacher's guide containing geologic activities for the classroom about topics such as earth history, hot spots, volcanoes ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Geology
 
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This guide provides an introduction to the glacial landforms and other complexly eroded features seen in Grafton Notch State Park, which is located in southwestern Maine. There is a detailed discussion of the glacial history of the area, which features steep gorges, waterfalls, eskers, an ancient glacial lake, and other landforms superimposed on a terrain of Silurian metamorphic rocks and Devonian ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Guide for field trip
Subject: Geology
 
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