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This learning system provides a variety of materials on Earth and space sciences, such as images, movies, animations, and data sets. Students, teachers, and the general public can access information on the sun and space weather, astronomy, our planet and solar system, current space missions, space-related mythology and art, and geology. For teachers, there are links to tools for navigating the site, ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lab activity, Photograph, Book - text, Educational portal, Ask an expert
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Geologic time, Geology, Geophysics, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology, Structural geology, History and philosophy of science, Hydrology, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography, Physics, Space science
 
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This tutorial provides a basic discussion about crystallography. Text and diagrams explain how crystals are measured, classified, and described, and point out that minerals can be identified by their crystal shapes and growth habits. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This site provides statistics and information on the worldwide supply of, demand for, and flow of minerals and materials essential to the U.S. economy and to national security. The database is searchable by commodity, country, state, or keyword. Links to a variety of related topics and publications are included. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This resource describes what mineral sands are, and discusses the heavy, dark-colored minerals that they contain (rutile, ilmenite, zircon, monazite). A map shows locations of mineral sands deposits in Australia. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This downloadable poster (36 in. by 60 in.) describes how minerals are used in household substances and objects, listed by name, with numbers corresponding to locations in a typical house. For example, in the kitchen, appliances contain steel and copper, clay minerals are found in china, and table salt contains the mineral halite. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - artistic
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This educator guide provides information and activities related to meteorites and their origins. Topics include sources and collection of meteorites, meteorite mineralogy and classification, famous meteorite falls, and others. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Module / Unit
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Space science
 
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This teacher's guide provides background information about the moon, its geological history, and progress in lunar science from before, during, and after the Apollo program. A set of activities is provided to demonstrate such concepts as scale models, proportional relationships, rock and mineral identification, and lunar geography. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Module / Unit
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Space science
 
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Users can access an extensive selection of Earth Science materials. The institute itself sponsors a series of online exhibits on volcanoes and earthquakes, drinking water, El Nino/La Nina, rockhounding, and petroleum. An extensive selection of links to other resources is also provided. These include geology, geophysics, rocks and minerals, ecosystems, and a set of teacher resources for Earth Science. ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Clearinghouse
Subject: Ecology, Geology, Geophysics, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This chapter on the formation of Karst topography discusses susceptible rock types, how dissolution occurs, and the general appearance of Karst landforms. Tables, maps, figures, and photographs of Karst landforms from around the world are included. It is part of 'Geomorphology from Space', an out-of-print publication of the National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA). Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Ref. material
Subject: Physical geography, Geochemistry, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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These five activities are sequential and are designed to cover introductory volcano topics. Included are objectives, materials lists, procedures, and a selection of related sites for students to access. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Module / Unit
Subject: Geologic time, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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