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The purpose of the Earth Exploration Toolbook is to support the use of scientific datasets, tools, and other products by the broader educational community. The Toolbook provides a collection of earth science datasets and scientific tools along with educational applications of the datasets. Each chapter in the Toolbook presents the specific datasets needed for the exercise, the analysis or visualization ... Full description.
Grade level: The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources, The characteristics, distribution, and migration of human populations on Earth's surface, The characteristics, distributions, and complexity of Earth's cultural mosaics, The process, patterns, and functions of human settlement, The physical processes that shape the patterns of Earth's surface
Resource type: Computer activity, Case study, Guide for instructor, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Climatology, Human geography, Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology, Technology
 
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In this activity, users learn about the variables that influence the abundance of phytoplankton, the microscopic plants that form the base of the marine food chain. Users apply this knowledge to make predictions about the timing of the spring phytoplankton bloom in the Gulf of Maine. They obtain and graph data from buoy monitoring stations and interpret them to make their predictions. They check their ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Case study, Lesson plan, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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