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This site presents a take-home web-based project for introductory geology students. The exercise has the students interpreting the sedimentary geology (lithology and fossils) of the Grand Canyon to create a geological history for the region. It is an open-ended exercise with no absolutely correct answer; it involves students acting as scientists - that is, the way real scientists think and combine ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14)
Resource type: Project
Subject: Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology
 
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The Global Climate Animations site contains animations of the Earth's climate system for educational and research purposes. The animations show the climatology of the seasonal cycle for selected climate variables for the time period 1959-1997, based on data from the NCEP/NCAR 40-Year Reanalysis Project. The individual frames in each animation show the map pattern of the long-term monthly averages ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Visualization - scientific
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Physical geography
 
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This website features the most complete set of astronaut photography of Earth from the beginning of human spaceflight in the 1960s to the digital photographs being downlinked daily from the International Space Station. The underlying database includes over 430,000 records in 2002, with new data added daily. The pages are maintained by the data source at NASA's Johnson Space Center and include search ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal, General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Government portal, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Agricultural science, Atmospheric science, Ecology, Forestry, Human geography, Physical geography, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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The purpose of NASA's Earth Observatory is to provide a freely accessible publication on the Internet where the public can obtain new satellite imagery and scientific information about our home planet. The focus is on Earth's climate and environmental change. The site is divided into six main sections: Data and Images, Features, News, Reference, Missions, and Experiments. The Data and Images, Features, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal, General public
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Glossary, Ref. material, Journal article, Government portal, Ask an expert, Search engine, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Cryology, Ecology, Environmental science, Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Space science, Technology
 
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The Earth Science Picture of the Day is an image archive that is hosted by the Universities Space Research Association in association with NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center with a record of entries beginning September 2000. Each image is accompanied by a descriptive text and links to relevant supporting websites. Keyword searching is provided. Browsing by related fields includes: agriculture, astronomy, ... 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, General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Ref. material, Abstract / Summary, Educational portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Ecology, Environmental science, Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography, Policy issues, Space science, Technology
 
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This web based story tells of Tutangiaq (nicknamed 2T), a Canada Goose, who flies across the remote state of Alaska looking for his family. As he flies, he tells children about this fascinating 49th state of the US. Children learn how Alaska was purchased from the Russians, and other amazing facts about the state. They compare Alaska to other states that they may be living in or visiting. 2T takes ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - artistic, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Book - text
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Cryology, Environmental science, Human geography, Physical geography, Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography, Policy issues, Space science, Technology
 
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Discovering Plate Boundaries is based on 5 world maps containing earthquake, volcano, topography, satellite gravity, and seafloor age data. The novel aspect of the exercise is the "jigsaw" manner in which student groups access the maps and use them to discover, classify, and describe plate boundary types. The exercise is based only on observation and description, which makes it useful at a wide variety ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Map, In-situ dataset, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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This U.S. Geological Survey fact sheet introduces topographic maps and explains how scale is used in a map to convey distance, how direction is determined using a compass, and how to use both a map and compass together by taking a compass bearing from a map. Contacts are provided to obtain current and historical magnetic declination information for any place in the United States. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field activity, Policy / Procedure
Subject: Physical geography
 
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These two shaded relief maps of the United States allow students to observe the differences in texture of the various areas, bearing in mind the concept of physiographic province, a region where the topographic features share common characteristics (and similar texture). The first map, in color, clearly shows the provinces, even though they are not named, as differences in texture. The second map ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Map
Subject: Physical geography
 
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This virtual field trip to the Indian Peaks region of the Colorado Front Range introduces students to altitudinal zonation of vegetation and climate, alpine glacial processes and landforms and geographic fieldwork techniques. It offers background information on the physical geography of the region and step-by-step instructions for navigating the field trip and the associated activities. This resource ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Field trip - virtual
Subject: Physical geography
 
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