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Desert plants have adapted to the extremes of heat and aridity by using both physical and behavioral mechanisms, much like desert animals. The ingenuity and variety of these many adaptations are explored in a set of links to wildflowers, cacti and succulents, trees, shrubs, and grasses. Links to related topics such as desert plant survival, wildflower articles, and others are also included. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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This article discusses the importance of water in supporting and sustaining life and focuses on why water, and solely in its liquid form, is so essential. The focus here is on the potential presence of water on Mars. Some of the physical and chemical properties of water are summarized, and their uniqueness is presented as the reason planetary scientists are on the lookout for water on Mars and elsewhere ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Hydrology, Space science
 
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This program provides an overview of the issues surrounding the construction of the Three Gorges Dam across the Yangtze River in China. When it is completed, this dam will produce the energy of 15 nuclear power plants and tame some of the river's deadliest floods. However, it is also the subject of much controversy. Topics include the loss of important archaeological, cultural, and paleontological ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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This set of slides shows imagery of clouds as seen from above, in space, by various satellites and space shuttle missions. Each slide is accompanied by a brief caption describing the feature being shown and the satellite or shuttle mission from which the photo was taken. The slides are available as downloadable high-resolution TIF files, or they can be purchased from Lunar and Planetary Institiute's ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph
Subject: Atmospheric science, Space science
 
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This article describes ice worms (Mesenchytraeus solifugus) that live on glaciers in southern Alaska, the Coastal range and British Columbia, and in the Olympics and North Cascades as far south as Mt. St. Helens. Pictures of the ice worms and information on their habitat, physiolology, diet, and behavior are provided. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology
 
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This site uses a picture of a covered swimming pool as an example of a watershed and describes real-world watersheds and their processes, including precipitation, infiltration, evaporation, transpiration, and storage. Links to an interactive rainfall calculator and to related websites are included. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Hydrology
 
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This page presents a narrative history of the Colorado River Compact, which has provided the management framework for this natural resource since 1922. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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CRYosphere SYStem in Canada (CRYSYS) provides information on the Earth's cryosphere and its relation to the climate system. Contents include facts about snow, lake ice, sea ice, permafrost, and glaciers and ice caps. A photo gallery offers several images of many cryospheric phenomena. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, Hydrology
 
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This collection of lithographs includes downloadable, printable pictures and information about Earth and its Moon (including the famous 'blue marble' photo of Earth taken by the crew of Apollo 17), the other planets of the solar system, their moons, the sun, the Kuiper belt, and the Oort cloud. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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This non-mathematical, self-contained exposition of studies of the Earth's magnetic environment in space covers such topics as magnetism, electrons, eons and plasmas, the radiation belt, the sun and the solar wind, exploring earthspace, the dynamic magnetosphere, auroras, and interplanetary field lines. Many of the topics introduce the user to the related physics and astronomy, and are thus a useful ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Glossary, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Geophysics, Physics, Space science
 
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