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This site is a collection of interactive, inquiry-based learning exercises for variety of science topics. Activities are grouped by category and include earthquakes and seismicity, global warming, absolute dating, hydrology, and biology. Earth science tutorials and online laboratory activities feature photographs, maps, diagrams, interactive graphs, and helpful illustrations and animations that make ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Lab activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Tutorial
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Geologic time, Geology, Structural geology, Hydrology, Natural hazards
 
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This website hosts information about the 2004 Cutting Edge Workshop about Geology and Human Health. The site contains Power Point presentations from each of the speakers and files of all of the posters presented at the workshop. There is also a photo gallery from the field trip showing mining impacts in Butte, Montana. Other resources on this website include thematic lists of links relating to geology ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Presentation / Demo, Clearinghouse, Email lists
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental science, Mineralogy or petrology, Hydrology, Natural hazards, Policy issues
 
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This USGS fact sheet presents the results of a study showing significant metal contamination of streams associated with un-mined silver-lead-zinc deposits in the Brooks Range, Alaska. The metal concentrations in some of these waters are toxic to fish and exceed the maximum levels allowed for safe drinking water. When drainage from these deposits enters streams and rivers that are part of the local ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Report
Subject: Environmental science, Geochemistry, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Hydrology, Natural hazards
 
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This collection of remote sensing animations, images and videos produced primarily from satellite data and computer simulations can be accessed through five different indexes, organized by keyword, instrument, series, scientist, animator, or ID number. The visualizations illustrate not only natural events and processes such as hurricanes, volcanic eruptions, glaciations, global climate change and ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Visualization - scientific
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science, Human geography, Geology, Natural hazards, Space science
 
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This site from the "On the Cutting Edge" workshop series contains a variety of educational and supporting materials for both students and faculty teaching in the emerging field of geology and human health. You will find links to internet resources, books, teaching activities, and a group listserv, as well as posters, presentations and discussions from the spring 2004 workshop on Geology and Human ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Ref. material, Educational portal
Subject: Environmental science, Geochemistry, Geology, Hydrology, Natural hazards, Policy issues
 
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This site provides a searchable database of NASA's Earth science-related images, animations, and data visualizations. Categories include agriculture, atmosphere, biosphere, cryosphere, human dimensions, hydrosphere, land surface, oceans, and solid earth. Images may be browsed by subject, location, or satellite sensor. Each image is accompanied by a description, background information, and explanation ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Agricultural science, Atmospheric science, Cryology, Forestry, Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology, Natural hazards
 
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Teaching Geoscience with Visualizations brings together the expertise of visualization designers, educators, and cognitive scientists to provide useful information on how to employ quality visualizations of geoscience topics in the classroom. The website offers pedagogical information on what constitutes a "good" educational visualization, tips and tools educators can use to create their own visualizations, ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Educational theory and practice, Environmental science, Geologic time, Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography, Soil science, Space science, Technology
 
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This site contains slide shows and virtual field trips of Yellowstone National Park. There are several slide shows to chose from, including wolves of Yellowstone, bear research, fire ecology, the history of Yellowstone and the influence of art on Yellowstone Park. Each program features slides containing text and photographs. There is also an orientation slide show about the National Park system. More ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Field trip - virtual, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Presentation / Demo, Photograph, Ask an expert
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Forestry, Human geography, Natural hazards, Policy issues
 
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The Web-based Inquiry Science Environment (WISE) is a free on-line science learning environment for students in grades 4-12. In WISE, students work on exciting inquiry projects on topics such as genetically modified foods, earthquake prediction, and the deformed frogs mystery. Students learn about and respond to contemporary scientific controversies through designing, debating, and critiquing solutions, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Guide for instructor, Module / Unit, Project, Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Visualization - scientific, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Agricultural science, Biology, Chemistry, Educational theory and practice, Environmental science, Geology, Natural hazards, Physics
 
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This site consists of a series of modules for introductory geology. The site features useful, interactive animations for a large range of geology topics. There are lecture slide shows, quizzes, and interactive computer activities. Content is divided into lecture material and laboratory activities, and covers topics such as rocks and minerals, weathering, soils, geologic time, structural geology, plate ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Course, Module / Unit, Presentation / Demo, Syllabus, Illustration - scientific, Video, Glossary
Subject: Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Structural geology, Hydrology, Natural hazards, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography, Soil science
 
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