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In this activity, students track a real winter storm, collect imagery and data, perform an analysis, and make predictions on the storm's path. They will summarize their findings by writing a press release for their local radio station or by producing a report with visuals and graphics for a television broadcast. Instructions for downloading and processing data, images, and weather reports are presented ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This module on measuring temperature and its effects on water quality is from a larger series on water quality investigations. The purpose of the site is to help students recognize that temperature can affect the organisms that live in water, describe the factors that can change the temperature of a body of water, and how to measure, graph, and interpret the effects of temperature on fish. It provides ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lab activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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Temperature changes in surface water may affect the solubility of substances and affect ecosystems by increasing plant growth, which in turn, decreases the amount of dissolved oxygen available for animals. In this activity, students measure and compare the temperature of water in various zones of a river, stream, pond, or lake. A materials list, instructions, discussion questions, and a printable ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Field activity, Lab activity
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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In this activity, students play the roles of investigators looking for the source of fuel that is contaminating wells in a fictional town. They will use a topographic map and information about groundwater flow and well locations to determine the source of the pollution. Questions help students understand how groundwater flows and how a contamination plume spreads over time. In an extension to the ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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This unit, designed to span two class periods, helps students understand that physical factors, particularly temperature and precipitation, limit the growth of plant ecosystems. The activity begins with a discussion in which students develop their own ideas about the role of temperature, precipitation, and environment on plant growth. They will then examine X-Y graphs of vegetation growth, temperature, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Agricultural science, Biology, Climatology
 
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The GREEN program provides ideas and information related to creating a watershed-based educational project and is geared toward taking action to protect watersheds. There are exercises and action steps for various aspects of watershed management including monitoring, analysis, research, policy issues and background information. The site allows groups to enter their watershed monitoring or action project ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Project, In-situ dataset
Subject: Biology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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NOAA's Paleoclimatology Program is working with scientists from around the world to study past climate in hopes of achieving a better understanding of the Earth's present and future climate. This site was developed to help educate, inform and highlight the importance of paleoclimate research; as well as to show how paleoclimate research relates to global warming and other important issues of climate ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Paleontology, Policy issues
 
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In this lesson, students define and classify the various ways in which numbers are used in forecasting and coping with the effects of a hurricane. This is followed up with an opportunity for research to compare and contrast these numbers as they apply to Hurricane Floyd and other recent hurricanes. There are also directions on how students can graph their findings. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan, Journal article
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Mathematics, Natural hazards
 
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This module on measuring nitrates and their effects on water quality is from a larger series on water quality investigations. It provides background information on nitrates and how it affects water quality. It also contains both a pre-test and post-test, a laboratory investigation, and a self-study game. The purpose of the site is to help students understand the sources of nitrates and the role that ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lab activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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This is a web-based activity using satellite images of the Gulf of Maine and the Carribean Sea. Students are asked to examine satellite data of sea surface temperatures. From this data they are to determine the temperature scale and how temperature differences are indicated. They also examine phytoplankton density images to determine where high phytoplankton densities are. Additional activities are ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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