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This USGS report presents an overview of the interactions between ground water and surface water in a variety of terrains. It serves as a general educational document with the intention of helping agencies understand the basic science involved in the management and protection of aquifers and watersheds. The report describes the natural processes of ground water and surface water interactions and the ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, Report
Subject: Environmental science, Physical geography, Geochemistry, Hydrology
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
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This is a collection of panoramic maps from the American West, including parts of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico. The images were created from numerical elevation data and linear data sets. The map views are made from high simulated elevations, usually between 25 and 100 kilometers above sea level. Most encompass areas containing thousands of square ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed
Subject: Physical geography
 
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This site provides Flash animations that illustrate form variations in sand dunes. Visualizations, photographs and supporting text demonstrate the conditions necessary to produce various dune shapes, including longitudinal, crescent, star, parabolic and transverse dunes. These resources may be integrated into lectures, labs or other activities. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Abstract / Summary, Clearinghouse
Subject: Physical geography
 
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This site provides Flash animations that demonstrate the formation of erosional coastal landforms. Visualizations illustrate the erosional processes responsible for the creation of arches and straightening coastlines. These resources may be integrated into lectures, labs or other activities. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Abstract / Summary, Clearinghouse
Subject: Physical geography
 
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This site features QuickTime and Flash animations that address issues cartographers face as they try to fit a three-dimensional surface on a flat planar surface while making maps. Characteristics and distortions of cylindrical, conical, planar, and Goode's projections are discussed. These resources are suitable for use in lectures, labs, or other teaching activities. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map
Subject: Physical geography
 
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This site features a Flash animation that illustrates the concept of scale by portraying one location from a series of distances from the land surface. This animation can be paused and rewound to stress important points and is suitable for use in lectures, labs, or other teaching activities. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph
Subject: Physical geography
 
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This site features a Flash animation that illustrates how to grid the earth with the latitude (parallel) and longitude (meridian) coordinate system. This resource is suitable for use in lectures, labs, or other teaching activities. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Map
Subject: Physical geography
 
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This site provides a useful way to view and download image data from the Moon, Mars, Venus, Io, Ganymede, Callisto, and Europa. Users can click on a map to select the area of the image desired. The maps may be customized by selecting latitude and longitude, data type, projection type, and scale. The Mars portion of the site now has both a Viking and a MOLA data set. Other planetary data sets are also ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Glossary, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Physical geography, Space science
 
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The Student Data Mapper is part of the KanGIS project, which provides technical and pedagogical support for teachers and schools interested in using geotechnologies such as GIS, GPS, and remotely sensed data. The Student Data Mapper is a collaborative online GIS tool that allows users to create new projects, contribute data to projects currently underway, and make or view spreadsheets and maps - all ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Software
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography
 
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This website describes the National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis' Project Varenius. The objective is to advance geographic information science through basic research, education, and outreach. The research is motivated by scientific, technical, and societal concerns. From this website users can access publications, a project description, the NSF proposal for the project, information ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Report
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Physical geography
 
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