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WorldWatcher is scientific visualization software for geospatial data, and is available for both Macintosh and Windows. The software provides an environment for students to explore, interpret and analyze scientific data in a manner which allows them to emulate the work of actual scientists. WorldWatcher contains data libraries for earth energy balance, climate, physical geography and human geography. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Software
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Human geography, Physical geography
 
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The mission of the United States Geological Survey's Biological Resources Discipline involves working with others to provide the scientific understanding and technologies needed to support the sound management and conservation of our Nation's biological resources. This website contains a comprehensive listing of biological research taking place within the USGS biology branch. This portal provides ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Biology, Environmental science, Human geography, Hydrology
 
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In this curricular unit, students learn how water becomes contaminated with specific water-borne diseases, read personal accounts of unsafe water, and work together to brainstorm solutions to the water problems of communities in Africa. The website includes complete lesson plans, a list of materials, assessment tools, and links to on-line components of the exercise. Activities within this module include ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lab activity, Lesson plan, Module / Unit
Subject: Environmental science, Human geography, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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This thirties era US Government film from Kansas State University chronicles the boom and bust agriculture on the High Plains. The first section of the film is devoted to the establishment of mechanized agriculture and how it contributed to crop productivity gains. The final section of the film recounts bleak dust bowl conditions, including the migration of displaced farmers. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Video, Sound
Subject: Agricultural science, Environmental science, Human geography, Soil science
 
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This project seeks to understand the long-term interaction of humans, their culture(s) and their environment in southwestern Colorado, USA, from A.D. 600-1300. The research employs agent-based simulation to examine various models for how farmers locate themselves and use resources on this landscape. Agent-based models allow researchers from many disciplines to study a system that is characterized ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Ref. material, Abstract / Summary
Subject: Agricultural science, Climatology, Environmental science, Human geography, Hydrology
 
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This site presents the National Science Foundation's funding initiative for biocomplexity research. This research program is a multi-year investment designed to promote new approaches to investigating the interactivity of biota and the environment. The site contains descriptions of current competitions for research funding, with complete program descriptions and application deadlines. There is also ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Abstract / Summary, Policy / Procedure
Subject: Biology, Climatology, Environmental science, Human geography, Policy issues
 
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This site presents a collection of scientific learning resources for educators, parents, kids, after-school coordinators, informal learning center staff, and anyone else interested in teaching or learning about science. The site provides a searchable database of resource materials, including activities (computer based and otherwise), curriculum materials, articles, evidence and analytical tools and ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal, General public
Resource type: Ref. material, Clearinghouse
Subject: Biology, Human geography, Geology, Paleontology, Space science
 
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This CDC site features links to a number of topics concerning environmental and human health. Topics include air quality, carbon monoxide, chemical agents, disasters and extreme weather, hydrocarbons, lead, radiation studies, water quality, and many more. Resources for each topic include fact sheets, reports, and links to further resources and related subject areas. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Biology, Environmental science, Human geography, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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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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This site is a bibliographic index compiled by scientists from the University of Minnesota and contains approximately 4000 references on various aspects of biodiversity and conservation. The bibliography uses Procite bibliographic software, which allows web-users to conduct searches using a general word search in all indexed fields (such as author and year) on the initial search page. Users can also ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Index / Bibliography
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Human geography, Policy issues, Technology
 
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