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In this lesson plan students learn about ocean waves. They will begin by learning the components of a wave and will then discuss the meaning of wave height and wavelength. A demonstration will spark discussion about how to make waves, and an activity with the National Geographic Wave Simulator will allow students to experiment with creating waves of varying sizes. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Physical oceanography
 
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The information on this site indicates that the life cycle of a glacier is more eventful than it appears. The site allows students to follow the journey of a single snowflake as it takes a ride through a glacier, a process that can take as much as 30,000 years to complete. It can be viewed as an interactive slide show or a single page of text and illustrations. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Cryology
 
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This Classroom Connectors lesson plan teaches young students about the different kinds of soil. This includes what soil is, layers of soil on the Earth, and the properties of these soils. The site provides goals, objectives, an outline, time required, materials, activities, and closure ideas for the lesson. The Classroom Connectors address content with an activity approach while incorporating themes ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Soil science
 
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This Classroom Connectors lesson plan teaches young students about the living and non-living components of soil. The site provides goals, objectives, an outline, time required, materials, activities, and closure ideas for the lesson. The Classroom Connectors address content with an activity approach while incorporating themes necessary to raise the activity to a higher cognition level. The major motivation ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Soil science
 
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Designing a filter that turns black, salty, muck into drinkable water is a tall order. In this video segment, ZOOM cast members take cues from what they know about natural sediment filters, use similar materials to create their own water filters, and evaluate which combinations of materials make the fastest, most efficient filters. The segment is four minutes fifty-four seconds in length. A background ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Video, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Technology
 
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Fossils is an activity for grades 1-2 that enables students to apply their interest in dinosaurs to discovering how fossils tell us about our past. As a result of this activity, the students will be able to: tell a friend or parent who a paleontologist is and what he does; explain what a fossil is; explain how we use fossils to learn about the past; and make a fossil using clay, plaster of paris, ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Geologic time, Paleontology
 
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This Classroom Connectors lesson plan discusses rock formation. This includes igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks and the process of the rock cycle. The site provides goals, objectives, an outline, time required, materials, activities, and closure ideas for the lesson. The Classroom Connectors address content with an activity approach while incorporating themes necessary to raise the activity ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Mineralogy or petrology
 
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Differences in color tell us a lot about the data NASA is collecting about the Earth. This data is explored in these coloring pages, which include a view of Earth taken by the Apollo 17 astronauts; the first image of the global biosphere showing the patterns of plant life both on the land and in the oceans as observed from space; the TOPEX/POSEIDON satellite; and a world cloud cover pattern. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Atmospheric science, Physical geography
 
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This lesson demonstrates that air takes up space, and puts pressure, or pushes, on everything around it. In this activity, students will be conducting investigations that will help them develop and refine their ideas about air. To start the lesson, students will be asked to write an explanation of what air is. At various points in the lesson they will be asked to revisit their explanations and refine ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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For anyone who has never experienced an earthquake, it is very hard to imagine the ground moving beneath your feet. But that's exactly what happens when huge sections of Earth's crust crack or slip past one another. The results can range from nearly imperceptible to totally devastating. In this video segment adapted from a ZOOM television broadcast, cast members demonstrate how to make a seismometer, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Video, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Technology
 
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