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This reference guide provides a brief review of glaciers in the Northeastern U.S. It then focuses on the glacial affects in four areas, an inland basin near the Finger Lakes area of New York, the Appalachian/Piedmont through New York and Pennsylvania, the coastal plain and the exotic terrane of New England. Topics covered include glacial scouring, glacial deposits and periglacial features. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Tutorial, Ref. material
Subject: Cryology, Geologic time, Geology
 
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This site covers the major aspects of oil including geology basics, energy links, history, daily uses, paleontology, hydrocarbon systems and oil in your backyard. Tool of the trade are also included. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology
 
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The Birch Aquarium is the public exploration center for the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at University California at San Diego. The Aquarium offers a full spectrum of sea life exhibits, gallery exhibits, annual expeditions to the Amazon, and interpretive dives where divers discuss the health and beauty of San Diego's ocean ecosystem. Exhibits include Earthquake! Life on a Restless Planet, Wonders ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal, General public
Resource type: Computer activity, Video, Ref. material, Educational portal, Non-profit portal
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Geophysics, Natural hazards, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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The guides give teachers the background to make sense of regional and local geology in terms of a basic sequence of historical events and processes. The guides help teachers to meet national and state science standards by providing concrete examples of geologic processes that are closer to home than many classic textbook examples. The guides explain why geological features occur when and where they ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field trip - virtual, Guide for instructor, Illustration - artistic, Map
Subject: Environmental science, Geologic time, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology, Natural hazards, Soil science
 
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In 1996 the Education Committee of the Kentucky Geological Survey, in conjunction with the Kentucky Society of Professional Geologists, established the Earth Science Education Network (ESEN). The network provided a group of geologists who served as resource persons for teachers, but has now been expanded to provide resources from around the globe. While primarily focusing on the geology of Kentucky, ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal
Resource type: Educational portal
Subject: Geochemistry, Geologic time, Geology, Geophysics, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology, Structural geology
 
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