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This program uses actual weather data from recent forecasts as part of the students' learning experience. The Users' Guide covers three areas: how to get started (equipment and internet requirements, navigating the homepage), available weather products (maps, datasets, remote imagery), and a listing of miscellaneous materials (map symbols, update schedules for weather products, listings of weather ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Guide for instructor
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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Using paper patterns, students are able to construct a model that depicts Karst topography, including typical features such as caves, limestone bedrock, sink holes, and springs. The accompanying Teachers Guide provides extensive background information about the dissolutional processes that form caves. Information is also provided about unique animals found in caves and the importance of understanding ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Geochemistry, Geology, Hydrology
 
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This resource ties together physical and biological aspects of ocean color for high school students. Specific sections discuss life in the oceans, the appearance of the ocean from space, phytoplankton (the little link in a big food chain), carbon (where does it go?), and the Earth as a giant greenhouse. There are also activities that accompany these lessons. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography, Space science, Technology
 
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The Teacher Pages feature news and events, instructional materials, projects, reference materials, and classroom activities for instruction in language arts, math, science, and social studies in the context of environmental education. Kids in grades 4-8 can learn about a wide selection of environmental topics, such as wetlands, endangered species, water and air quality, conservation, and invasive ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Project
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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This national watershed education program is designed to involve young people in local environmental service projects. Visitors can download easy to follow Action Guides that show how to organize and carry out effective action-oriented water projects for youth groups or classes by learning about local watershed issues, investigating what needs to be done, enlisting the help of experts, and planning ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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In this investigation, students examine Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. After becoming familiar with a bathymetric/topographic map of the area, students select a transect along the seafloor to study some of the geological, biological, and physical features that are present. In this activity students use a bathymetric/topographic map as a tool for recognizing geobiological features of the sanctuary, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lab activity, Guide for instructor, Map, In-situ dataset
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Physical geography, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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The New Zealand Ministry of Fisheries provides a fact sheet describing fishing methods used around the world and the modern technology used for fish-finding and electronic navigation. Simple diagrams illustrate each item. Related fact sheets accessed via live links discuss fisheries conservation, marine fisheries, human impacts on fisheries, general ocean life, and several topics especially relevant ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Ref. material
Subject: Biological oceanography
 
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This community education initiative supports the efforts of Native American tribal leaders, educators, and students to develop contemporary, scientifically accurate, and culturally sensitive water education resources, programs, and networking opportunities. A traveling exhibit provides a Native American point of view on protection and conservation of water resources. A teachers' guide is provided ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Presentation / Demo, Educational portal
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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The Gulf Stream Voyage is an online multidisciplinary project which utilizes both real time data and primary source materials to help guide students to discover the science and history of the Gulf Stream. Students will investigate this great ocean current, how it affects the Atlantic Ocean and some of mankind's experiences dealing with it. This voyage includes activities for marine science, earth ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Module / Unit, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Climatology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography, Policy issues
 
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These curriculum materials are from The Water Sourcebook series, a popular set of hands-on water environment activities. The activities, arranged by grade level, range from construction of a big book about water in the life of a fish for younger students to the exploration of the physics of artesian flow for older learners. Topics include the water cycle, conservation, consumption, contamination, ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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