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This Classroom of the Future (COTF) website focuses on Earth science for kindergarten through 4th grade students. Topics covered include biomes (forest, desert, grassland, aquatic, tundra, chapparal), weather (seasons and climate), remote sensing (sonar and radar), and the Earth system (spheres and cycles). A teacher's section contains online and hands-on activities, and topic overviews. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lab activity, Glossary, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Physical geography, Geology
 
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This page serves as an entrance to the short virtual field trips developed for the FILTER project, which "seeks to educate the tertiary education community in the use of digital images and related metadata for learning and teaching purposes". The field trips may be used individually or in combination as parts of learning resources for particular courses. Each virtual field trip is a 'one-stop trip', ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Case study, Field trip - virtual, Photograph
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Physical geography, Geology, Paleontology
 
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In this internet activity, students study the effects of Peabody Coal on Black Mesa in Arizona. These effects include both those to the land and those to the Dine'h people who reside there. Students visit the first website which provides background on the topic. Then they choose three of the remaining sites to use for study. Once this research is completed, they write a brief paper presenting their ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Case study
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Human geography, Physical geography, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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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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Enchanted Learning hosts activities, information, labs, and data relating to all areas of science in the classroom. These include astronomy (Moon, Sun, comets, planets, solar system), biomes (desert, arctic, tundra, taiga, forests, oceans, grasslands), dinosaurs (anatomy, extinction, fossils, behavior), geologic time (eons, eras, periods, epochs), Earth (size, orbit), oceans (water cycle, ocean zones, ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Glossary, Ref. material, Calculation / Conversion tool
Subject: Biology, Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology, Paleontology, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography, Space science
 
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This page offers two pieces of software that produce visualizations of seismicity, volcanic activity and wave propagation. The Seismic Waves program displays waves propagating out from the epicenter simultaneously on three-dimensional and cross-sectional views of the earth. These two views are synchronized with actual event waveforms so that as a particular phase arrives at a seismic station, one ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal
Resource type: Computer activity, Map, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset, Software
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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