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This article describes how astronomers from the European Space Agency (ESA) have discovered thermal emission lines from interstellar water vapor using the spectrometers aboard ESA's Infrared Space Observatory (ISO). Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Space science
 
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This website presents the story of Comet LINEAR, which broke apart in 2000, revealing what many scientists thought all along - water in Earth's oceans could have come from outer space. The article discusses findings from the breakup of Comet LINEAR and the possibility of water in its composition. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material, Webcast - audio
Subject: Hydrology, Space science
 
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This is a copy of a news story originally written on March 1, 2001 that describes the theory of how small comets may have been at least part of the source of the water on our planet. The site also offers links to the University of Iowa's Small Comets research site and information on the ground-based measurements that are used to identify these comets. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Cryology, Space science
 
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NASA and Russian scientists have been selected to take the search for life in the solar system to the frozen reaches of Earth. Life forms (from diatoms and bacteria to mammoths) preserved in the Siberian permafrost can yield evidence about how life has changed on the molecular level and provide a treasure trove of ancient enzymes, proteins, and biochemicals. The ecosystems of the ice and permafrost ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Report
Subject: Biology, Cryology, Space science
 
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Users can read about the discovery of ice on Earth's moon, which occurs in the form of ice crystals accumulated near the lunar poles. The discussion covers the use of the neutron spectrometer as a tool for detecting water by sensing the hydrogen it contains, some ideas on the origin of the ice, and the fact that water has been found elsewhere in the solar system (on Europa, Jupiter's fourth-largest ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Index / Bibliography, Ref. material
Subject: Cryology, Space science
 
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This site presents clues to suggest that liquid water once flowed on Mars - raising hopes that life could have arisen there - but the evidence remains inconclusive and sometimes contradictory. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material, Webcast - audio
Subject: Hydrology, Space science
 
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Students will utilize the Internet to take a virtual field trip to visit a glacier and discover what physical effects glaciers have on the land. They will also have the opportunity to virtually visit Vermont and trace the pictorial history of how a whale's fossils were found there. The site also contains a student worksheet for their visual field trip. The site also provides an explanation of the ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Cryology, Physical geography, Geologic time, Paleontology, Structural geology, Hydrology
 
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This site has something for everyone, from glaciologists to grade school students. It explores nearly all aspects of glaciers and includes data and science, facts, a gallery, and a glossary. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Photograph, Glossary, Ref. material
Subject: Cryology, Physical geography, Natural hazards
 
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This site presents average ice conditions estimated using satellite passive microwave data for the most recent month available, as well as snapshots of trends and anomalies that compare these recent conditions with the mean for the month. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, Physical oceanography
 
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In this lesson, students focus on the tremendous public interest in the potential of extraterrestrial life. Students read and discuss an article about the search for alien life. They then divide into small groups and discuss the issues and implications of this search. Finally, they write about the complex issues involved in this search and its implications in one of several suggested genres. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Space science
 
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