Find a
Resource
Select grade level(s) Select resource type(s) Select collection(s) Select standard(s) Skip navigation Digital Library for Earth System Education
Digital Library for Earth System Education
Search tips
Results 11 - 20 of 36 <<  1 2 3 4  >>
Comment on this resource
Minerals 4 Kids contains four Web-based activities offered for K-12 Education by the Mineralogical Society of America (MSA). These activities are entitled: Minerals in Your House, Mineral Groups, Mineral Properties, and All About Crystals. Also included are links to Mineral Games, the Rock Cycle diagram that leads to descriptions of the three rock types, and Ask-A-Mineralogist that enables the user ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
Comments and Teaching Tips
Read (1)
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Community Annotated Collection     Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades K-5. It focuses on three specific landforms: canyons, caves, and concretion. Students research one of these landforms as a team to create a visual display, illustrating how the landform formed and evolved to its present state. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Physical geography, Geology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
Comments and Teaching Tips
Read (1)
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Community Annotated Collection     Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This experiment is designed to allow students to observe and understand chemical and physical weathering of simulated "rocks". They will place the materials in plastic bags, one wet and one dry, and store them for 3-4 days. At the end of the storage period, they will observe the contents of both bags and answer some questions about what they see. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Chemistry, Geology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Comments and Teaching Tips
Read (1)
Related resources and collections
This resource is a version of :
 
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Community Annotated Collection     Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This Classroom Connectors lesson plan discusses the factors which cause changes to the surface of the Earth. This includes identifying various types of landforms, geologic structures and movements, processes that form rocks, and understanding rock and soil cycles. The site provides goals, objectives, an outline, time required, materials, activities, and closure ideas for the lesson. The Classroom ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Physical geography, Geology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
Comments and Teaching Tips
Read (1)
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Community Annotated Collection     Browse collection
Comment on this resource
Volcanoes in the Solar System is a Windows to the Universe Exploratour and provides information and images about shield volcanoes, cinder cones, ash, lava, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Io, and the Moon. Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system pertaining to the Earth and Space sciences. The objective of this project is to develop an innovative and engaging web site that spans the Earth ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Tutorial, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph
Subject: Geology, Space science
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
Comments and Teaching Tips
Read (3)
Related resources and collections
This resource is part of :
 
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Community Annotated Collection     Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This interactive lesson on metamorphic rocks starts with a review of the rock cycle and goes on to describe the relationship between metamorphic rocks and their parent rock. The lesson then describes the agents of metamorphism (temperature, pressure, and chemical change) and moves into a discussion on contact, regional, and dynamic metamorphism. The remainder of the lesson consists of descriptions ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Tutorial
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Educational standards associated with this resource:
National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
Comments and Teaching Tips
Read (1)
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Community Annotated Collection     Browse collection
Comment on this resource
The Carolina Coastal Science Web site is an innovative, inquiry-based science resource that utilizes the interactive technologies of a Web browser to explore science in coastal Carolina. Teachers and students can use this web site independently or as a class using a number of different teaching strategies, such as, open-ended inquiries, guided inquiries, independent research, and cooperative group ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Case study, Curriculum, Guide for instructor, Module / Unit, Map, Photograph, Video, Glossary
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Human geography, Geology, Hydrology, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Comments and Teaching Tips
Read (1)
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Community Annotated Collection     Browse collection
BRIDGE Ocean Resources     Browse collection
Comment on this resource
NASA's Visible Earth is a searchable directory of images, visualizations, and animations of the Earth. The images are also listed under the following categories: agriculture, atmosphere, biosphere, cryosphere, human dimensions, hydrosphere, land surface, oceans, radiance or imagery, solid earth, locations, and satellites. Accompanying each image are credits, data about the image, the satellite it ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Atmospheric science, Physical geography, Geology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Comments and Teaching Tips
Read (2)
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
NASA ED Mall Collection    Browse collection
Community Annotated Collection     Browse collection
Comment on this resource
This beginning geophysics course is designed for geology majors. It provides a relatively rigorous and homework-intensive overview of the structure and evolution of the Earth and terrestrial planets, at a level higher than a descriptive geology class, but lower than the standard introduction to geophysics for seniors or first year graduate students. Demonstrations are presented with links to a variety ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Course
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Comments and Teaching Tips
Read (1)
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Community Annotated Collection     Browse collection
Comment on this resource
Athro, Limited is a for-profit corporation that publishes high school and college level biology, earth science, and geology course supplements and independent learning materials on the Web. This site provides instruction in interpreting the order of events in three hypothetical and one real geological section. For each section there is a list of events and an animation of the history of the section ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Tutorial, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Geologic time, Geology, Structural geology
 
Choosing & Using this resource...
Comments and Teaching Tips
Read (7)
Related resources and collections
This resource is included in the following collections:
DLESE Community Collection (DCC)    Browse collection
Community Annotated Collection     Browse collection
Results 11 - 20 of 36 <<  1 2 3 4  >>