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Remote sensing detects both human and physical features by using seven distinct image elements: tone, shape, size, pattern, texture, shadow and association. Students are introduced to each of these elements individually through images, descriptions and related questions. Then, by assimilating and applying their knowledge, they interpret the remotely sensed image of an unidentified location. The URL ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Photograph, In-situ dataset
Subject: Physical geography
 
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Subsistence agriculture is introduced and described through text, satellite images, space shuttle photos, ground photos and maps. After reviewing all resources, student teams debate whether intensive subsistence agriculture (e.g., rice production) will continue to play a significant role in feeding populations in developing countries. The URL opens to the investigation directory, with links to teacher ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Map, Photograph, In-situ dataset
Subject: Physical geography, Technology
 
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This is an activity about gravity. Learners will fill out a questionnaire to assess their ideas about how the Earth is shaped and how things fall at different places around the planet. Then, in small groups, learners will discuss how gravity works as a force and confront previous misconceptions related to gravity and the Earth. This is Activity C-1 of Universe at Your Fingertips 2.0: A Collection ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Curriculum
Subject: Physical geography, Physics
 
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This is an activity about gravity. Learners will fill out a questionnaire to assess their ideas about how the Earth is shaped and how things fall here and at different places around the planet. Then, in small groups, learners will discuss how gravity works as a force and confront previous misconceptions related to gravity and the Earth. This is Actividad 3.1 as part of El Universo a Sus Pies, a Spanish-language ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Curriculum
Subject: Physical geography, Physics
 
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Instructions are provided for constructing a terrarium. The analogy between the terrarium and Earth is also provided. This activity is part of the Climate Kids website, a NASA education resource featuring articles, videos, images and games focused on the science of climate change. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Ref. material
Subject: Physical geography, Space science
 
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A landscaper explains, through an interview format, how it is possible to design and maintain yards and gardens that require very little water. The Climate Kids website is a NASA education resource featuring articles, videos, images and games focused on the science of climate change. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Physical geography, History and philosophy of science
 
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Geomorphology from Space is an out of print 1986 NASA publication edited by Nicholas M. Short, Sr. and Robert W. Blair, Jr. designed for use by the remote sensing science and educational communities to study landforms and landscapes. The core of this book is a gallery of space imagery consisting of 237 plates, each treating a geographic region where a particular landform theme is exemplified. Commentary, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Ref. material, Book - text
Subject: Agricultural science, Biology, Environmental science, Human geography, Physical geography, Geology, Technology
 
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This is a comprehensive site that looks at many components of dams, including construction, destruction, and other issues. Access is organized into three levels by grade level. Information on cracks, case histories of the building and problems associated with some well known dams, and some real and imagined scenarios are included. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Tutorial, Video, Glossary
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography, Hydrology, Physics, Technology
 
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Ocean Planet's six lesson plans are adapted from several themes in the Smithsonian Institution exhibition created to share with the public what recent research has revealed about the oceans and to encourage ocean conservation. "Sea Secrets" explores ocean geography; "Sea Connections" looks at the plants and animals that live in different marine ecosystems. "Ocean Market" identifies and values many ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Curriculum, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Map
Subject: Environmental science, Physical geography, Geology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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There are many factors that affect an area?s climate. By understanding these factors, someone could predict the average temperature, temperature range, and precipitation patterns of an area. They could also predict the type of vegetation likely to grow in an area based on these atmospheric conditions. In this activity, students will work in groups of three. Each group will be assigned one of six sets ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Climatology, Physical geography, Technology
 
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