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This site offers links to educational weather and science resources. There are games and activities on clouds and lightning, the water cycle, hazardous weather, and our changing global climate. A Fun Fact of the Month provides weather-related trivia. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Clearinghouse
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Hydrology, Natural hazards
 
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This site contains a simple diagram and explanation of the water cycle. It has links to worksheets on evaporation (and transpiration), condensation, precipitation, collection, and the overall cycle. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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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
 
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The Virtual Courseware Project produces interactive online simulations to help enhance the learning and teaching of geology and other Earth and environmental science topics. Each lab provides a brief introduction to the topic and a quiz to assess understanding of the material. Materials include an activity in which seismic waves are used to determine the magnitude of an earthquake and to locate its ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Assessment / Evaluation
Subject: Environmental science, Geologic time, Geology, Geophysics, Hydrology
 
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This National Park Service resource contains information pages about cave safety and biology, how caves and speleothems form (stalactites and stalagmites), a glossary of karst and cave terms, and specific information about Round Spring Caverns in Missouri. The site also contains a number of K-12 classroom activities where learners apply both critical thinking skills and hands-on methodologies that ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Guide for field trip, Guide for instructor
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Geology, Hydrology
 
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This site is a collection of interactive, inquiry-based learning exercises for variety of science topics. Activities are grouped by category and include earthquakes and seismicity, global warming, absolute dating, hydrology, and biology. Earth science tutorials and online laboratory activities feature photographs, maps, diagrams, interactive graphs, and helpful illustrations and animations that make ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Lab activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Tutorial
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Geologic time, Geology, Structural geology, Hydrology, Natural hazards
 
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Each year, Earth Science Week focuses on a different facet of earth science to help people gain a better understanding and appreciation of the natural world. This website contains information about ways for classrooms to integrate Earth Science Week into their curriculum each year. This includes ways to involve the community, contests, and grade-level appropriate activities surrounding the year's ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Environmental science, Physical geography, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology, Hydrology
 
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The AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science Atlas of Population and Environment is an important analysis of the relationships between human population and the environment. Through text, maps, and diagrams, the Atlas illustrates how population affects the world's ecosystems and natural resources both in the short and long term. Using sophisticated mapping and graphic techniques, the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal, General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Visualization - scientific, Book - text
Subject: Agricultural science, Atmospheric science, Climatology, Ecology, Environmental science, Human geography, Hydrology, Soil science
 
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In this activity, students will build a model to simulate parts of the water cycle. They will be able to recognize and explain the essential elements of the water cycle. From this information, they will appreciate that scale models can be an important tool to use in understanding global processes. The student guide provides an overall description of the activity, a list of materials, the procedure, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lab activity
Subject: Atmospheric science, Hydrology
 
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