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The SAGUARO project CD-ROM features three learning modules that use GIS to learn about earth system science. The three modules - Exploring Tropical Cyclones, Exploring the Dynamic Earth, and Exploring Water Resources - use GIS to help students identify physical and spatial relationships and construct multiple representations of data as maps, tables, charts, and graphic layouts. The modules use a multimedia ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Module / Unit, Software
Subject: Atmospheric science, Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology
 
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This site provides information about the effects of carbon dioxide and sulfur dioxide volcanic emissions on global climate. Helpful diagrams depict the chemical processes involved in atmospheric cooling and historical examples are cited. The 1991 eruption of Mt. Pinatubo in used as a case study. The site also provides links to references cited and additional resources. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This NASA site explains the three major types of atmospheric aerosols - volcanic emissions, desert dust, and anthropogenic aerosols - and how they affect global climate. The site discusses the generation and atmospheric distribution of these aerosols, as well as the chemical and physical processes by which they create global cooling. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Geochemistry, Natural hazards
 
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This site features QuickTime and Flash animations that illustrate various aspects of ocean-related activity, including normal, El Nino, and La Nina conditions, ocean plant productivity, causes of upwelling, ocean current patterns, and the origin of tides. The animations can be paused and rewound to stress important points. These resources are suitable for use in lectures, labs, or other teaching activities. ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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The intended use of this web page is for collaborative development of lesson plans. Several atmospheric science lesson plans and visualizations are available from this site. Examples of some of the topics are a snowflake model, weather balloons, a radiation budget model, and drawing contour plots. Many of the visualizations are interactive, so the user may vary the conditions and observe the results. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Curriculum, Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Physics
 
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Through static map interface, the Climate Diagnostic Center provides access to plots of current and historical United States temperature, precipitation and PDSI drought maps. The interface allows users to plot the raw data and view map visualizations of data. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Visualization - scientific, In-situ dataset, Software
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology
 
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This 3-4 week science module is designed for introductory college courses and uses data to tackle questions related to global warming. The module includes short and long term temperature trend data, along with IR spectra, concentration trend data for greenhouse gases, and information about the Kyoto Protocol. This project is tied to several NSF systemic reform initiatives in Chemistry and the ChemConnections ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Atmospheric science, Chemistry, Climatology, Environmental science, Policy issues
 
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This site provides an online community for health professionals and others interested in environmental health and gives users the opportunity to access important resources about public health. Topics include children's environmental health, air pollution, climate change, energy, chronic disease and the environment, drinking water, land use, and toxins such as pesticides, heavy metals, and persistent ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Ref. material, Non-profit portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Environmental science, Human geography, Hydrology
 
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Nature Net encompasses five web sites that cover air quality, biology, geology, social science and water resources within the National Park Service. Each category includes general information, descriptions of programs and policies, scientific information, publications, educational resources and photographs. This site is a good starting point for research or information about the natural resources ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Environmental science, Human geography, Geology, Hydrology
 
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NASA's Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) is an online card catalog of data sets covering just about every scientific area of global change research. The website includes downloadable datasets, models and materials for various aspects of global change and the earth system. Data is grouped by category, including atmospheric, oceanic, geologic and biologic data. Examples of available data are global ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Environmental science, Geology, Physical oceanography
 
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