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This is a group of frequently asked questions and answers about Earth's magnetic field and poles, the magnetic compass, magnetic reversals, and geomagnetic models. Links to maps and illustrations are embedded in the text. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geophysics, Physics
 
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This article describes the global weather factors used by Colorado State University Professor William Gray to make predictions on the number and severity of storms that will occur in a hurricane season. Links to forecasts and to other weather-related topics are included. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology
 
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This is an introduction to the concept of seafloor spreading proposed by Harry Hess in the early 1960's. This site offers multiple links to further examine this geologic hypothesis. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Chemistry, Physical geography, Geophysics, Structural geology, Physics, Space science
 
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This biography of Admiral Harry Hess details his career in the United States Navy, during which he collected data on the seafloor, and as a geologist, in which he incorporated his observations on seafloor features into a hypothesis that the seafloor was spreading. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Structural geology
 
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This document briefly discusses the two models most favored for the formation of Earth's atmosphere and compares the present-day atmosphere to the early oxygen-lacking atmosphere. Links to related topics are included. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
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Subject: Atmospheric science, Chemistry, Geologic time
 
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This document presents a number of theories, both plausible and implausible or even humorous, for the extinction of the dinosaurs. Links to a glossary are embedded in the text. A reading list and links to related sites are also provided. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Paleontology
 
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Students can learn about the plants, animals, climatic conditions, and geographic locations that constitute the various biomes and ecosystems of the world. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
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Subject: Biology, Ecology
 
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This brochure provides an overview of the Aerospace Education Services Program (AESP), which makes available aerospace education specialists to assist educators in enhancing their science and technology programs. A list of regional contacts is provided. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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This publication provides an overview of two NASA funding programs, the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program (Space Grant) and the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCOR). A listing of contacts for these programs in all 50 states (20 states for EPSCOR), the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico is provided, as well as a link to the Space Grant homepage. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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This news article examines how scientists are looking at sites on Earth, especially Mono Lake in central California, to see how evidence of past life on Mars might be preserved. A selection of links to related topics is provided. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
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Subject: Paleontology, Space science
 
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