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This chapter describes the technique of preparing latitude-longitude based data so that it can be imported into a geographic information system (GIS). It describes the steps to create a map to display data and guides users through some basic geographic analyses. The focus of the chapter?s case study is earthquake prediction. Users download and format near real-time and historical earthquake data from ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Computer activity, Case study, Module / Unit, Tutorial, Map, Visualization - scientific, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards, Technology
 
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Virtual Dating teaching package contain exercises, questions and interactive diagrams describing absolute dating techniques used in geology. These interactive (Flash) online exercises that help students to use and understand decay curves. All questions must be answered correctly before the student can move on to the next set. Users will also find Virtual Dating Isochron and Virtual Dating Demonstration ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Chemistry, Geologic time
 
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This is an exercise based on the geologic hazard of land subsidence in areas of karst terrain. A brief introduction is given to ground water, the development of karst, and the resulting collapse features due to the lowering of the water table. Photos and an animation support the discussion. Users are directed to print out a question sheet that is intended to guide exploration of the Edwards Aquifer ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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The Ramsar Wetlands Data Gateway is a database containing information on protected international wetlands. In this activity, users search the database to find a wetland that they are interested in helping to protect. Using the database search capabilities, users select various wetland characteristics and generate a report on the sites that meet their search criteria. Then, they access an interactive ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, In-situ dataset
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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This lesson provides an overview of basic atomic structure and the concept of radioactive decay. Topics include the particles that make up an atom, binding forces, and the concept of isotopes. There is also discussion of decay methods and half-life versus activity. The lesson includes an activity in which students use online applets to investigate the half-life and activity of selected isotopes and ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Environmental science, Natural hazards, Physics
 
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This site contains a series of visualizations of the sun, moon and Earth System and how they relate to the changing face of the moon. Animations are in the form of Java applets, forms for field observation of the moon, and a collection of exercises and PDF versions of background material. There are practice questions and quizzes that discuss the animations. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Space science
 
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This lesson plan is part of the Center for Educational Resources (CERES), a series of web-based astronomy lessons created by a team of master teachers, university faculty, and NASA researchers. In this lesson, students gain a deeper understanding of cosmology by gathering evidence for the Big Bang theory. They explore the Hubble Law and create a model of the expanding universe. This lesson contains ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Space science
 
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This site contains a series of interactive web exercises to practice contouring. There are also explanations of what contouring and common isopleths are. The exercises involve contouring basics; working with real data, weather maps and ocean maps; and contouring potential temperatures in the Mediterranean. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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In this lesson students learn that degrees of biological relationship can be inferred from comparisons of selected molecules. Students are guided through a process in which three questions are addressed by retrieving beta hemoglobin sequences from online databases. They then use online tools to compare those sequences in student-selected animals. The questions addressed are: whether bats are birds ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Biology
 
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This site provides all information, instructions, downloadable materials, and links to online materials for an exercise developed for use in a Geology of the National Parks course. Using the provided maps, groups of 3 to 6 students are asked to identify between 8 and 12 geologic provinces based on topography, the age of rocks, and the rock types. As a result of this exercise, students will become ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Lab activity
Subject: Physical geography, Geology
 
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