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This site features interactive maps and data sets about landing sites on Mars. There are clickable maps with a variety of data, including visible light images, thermal images, topography, and geology. The site also hosts reports and presentations from workshops about selecting the Mars landing sites. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Report, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Space science
 
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This resource features an illustrated lecture from a geochemistry course offered by Dr. Scott Wood at the University of Idaho. Topics include the Big Bang theory, the evolution of stars, the relative abundances of elements in the Universe, and some fundamental nucleosynthetic processes that explain elemental abundance patterns. The lecture presentation may be downloaded as a PDF document or a PowerPoint ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Problem set, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Chemistry, Geochemistry, Space science
 
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This site, from the Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, answers commonly asked questions about Martian meteorites, ranging from queries about how meteorites are recognized and discovered, to questions about comparisons of the mineral compositions of rocks from Mars and Earth. The site also addresses the question of why and how thermal emission spectra are used to analyze Martian rocks. ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geochemistry, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Space science
 
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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 site features 34 short animations about various earth science topics. Animations are divided into six categories including the earth in space, earth materials, tectonic activity, geologic history and time, earth resources, and processes and problems at Earth's surface. Topics range broadly and include everything from the formation of the solar system to sea floor spreading to mineral growth to ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Structural geology, Physical oceanography, Space science
 
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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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MERLOT is a community of educators in higher education who collaborate to develop and disseminate high quality online resources for faculty to incorporate into their courses. This website provides access to online learning materials along with annotations such as peer reviews and assignments. The educational resources are designed primarily for faculty and students of higher education. Users may browse ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Clearinghouse, Search engine
Subject: Agricultural science, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Space science, Technology
 
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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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