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Climate is generally defined as average weather over a long period of time. A place or region's climate is determined by both natural and human-induced factors. Students can read an overview of Earth's climate and participate in activities which explain the following concepts: distinctions between weather and climate, variability of daily weather measurements compared to long-term climate data, how ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science
 
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This site provides information on the vast collection of deep-sea core samples that are stored in Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory's (LDEO) facility in Palisades, New York. Materials presented here include a summary of how cores are taken, processed, and stored, some results of examinations of cores, a searchable database of the cores themselves, and a sample history database. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Field trip - virtual, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Paleontology, Physical oceanography
 
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