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This site explains why and how people build dams and explores the positive and negative impacts a dam may have on a community, offering questions to probe further. This look at building a dam complements "Down The Zambezi" in the October 1997 issue of National Geographic. The article describes a visit to Africa's Kariba Dam. Also available are teacher-contributed ideas for classroom and familiy activities; ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lesson plan, Tutorial, Index / Bibliography, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography, Hydrology
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES), National Geography Standards: Read
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This site provides information and discussion for educators and resource developers interested in effective teaching methods and pedagogical approaches for using data in the classroom. Much of the information currently on the site reflects discussions at the recent NSDL sponsored workshop on Using Data in the Classroom. Engaging students in using data to address scientific questions has long been ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal
Resource type: Computer activity, Educational portal, Clearinghouse, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Educational theory and practice, Hydrology, Physics
 
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This is the homepage of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). It provides links to teacher resources, science and education news, a calendar of exhibits, discussion boards, a monthly e-mail newsletter, information on teacher programs for professional development, and an opportunity to become an NSTA member. Teacher resources include a curriculum kit about science and the food supply, information ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material, Non-profit portal, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Educational theory and practice, Environmental science, Physics, Policy issues, Space science, Technology
 
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ScienceDaily is an online magazine devoted to science, technology, and medicine. This is the home page for the Earth and Climate News section of ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily is unique in that the magazine's articles are selected from news releases submitted by leading universities and other research organizations around the world. Each news release is posted in its original form, with a contact name ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Periodical, Discussion / Forum, Email lists
Subject: Climatology, Environmental science
 
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This site presents a field lesson that is designed to enhance classroom education about urban resource management issues. The lesson consists of web materials and a self-guided field study of Boulder Creek, located in Boulder, Colorado. By completing this field lesson, students can learn about the tremendous benefits and dangers posed by an important urban-aquatic resource (Boulder Creek). The field ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Field activity, Guide for field trip, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography
 
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The Geography Network is a global community of governmental and commercial data providers who are committed to making geographic content easily accessible. The site provides an extensive collection of maps, searchable by theme (shaded relief, streets, population, rivers, etc.) or geographic area (continents, countries, or U.S. states). It also offers access to a large collection of geographic data, ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Commercial portal, Discussion / Forum, Search engine
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography, Technology
 
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Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) is a hands-on international environmental science and education program. GLOBE links students, teachers, and the scientific research community in an effort to learn more about our environment through student data collection and observation. The website allows students to submit and peruse data in the fields of atmosphere, hydrology, ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Photograph, Discussion / Forum, In-situ dataset
Subject: Biology, Climatology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Soil science
 
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These teacher tools from the National Science Center (NSC) are categorized by chemistry, air pressure and fluids, electricity, energy, light, magnetism, mathematics, motion, sound, wave phenomena, and science soup (miscellaneous topics). The resources are lesson plans, activities, videos, and opportunities to register for distance learning. There is also a teacher forum to share lessons and activities. ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan, Video, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Technology
 
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Journey North is a program designed to engage students in a global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change. Students track the journeys of a dozen migratory species each spring and share their own field observations with classrooms across the hemisphere. In addition, students are linked with scientists who provide their expertise directly to the classroom. Several migrations are tracked by ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Field activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Biology
 
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The Private Universe Teachers Lab enables teachers to practice techniques of identifying student misconceptions and moving toward conceptual change in basic astronomy. This teachers lab contains a survey to identify misconceptions and three in-class activities for grades 4 to 8 that help students gain an understanding of the phases of the Moon. There are teacher discussion forums on planning teaching ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Space science
 
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