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NASA Astronomy Photo of the Day website hosted this photo of Earth at night in November 2000. The photo shows what Earth looks like at night with urban centers highlighted by concentrations of city lights. The image is a composite of hundreds of satellite photographs taken by orbiting Defense Meteorological Satellites Program satellites. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Photograph
Subject: Human geography, Space science
 
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This United State Geological Survey site contains satellite images of the Earth's glaciers. Images include Landsat and space shuttle photographs of a variety of glaciers from Greenland to Antarctica. Images in this site are designed for viewing at 640x480 screen resolution. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph
Subject: Cryology, Geology
 
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This archived Universities Space Research Association Earth Science Picture of the day highlights the Dent de Morcles geologic formation. The photo shows an example of the complex processes that often take place during mountain building. For more information about the Dent de Morcles, geology of Switzerland and mountain formation, users can follow links to external pages from this Picture of the Day. ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Structural geology
 
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Space Sense is a game developed as part of the Windows to the Universe project. Players learn about the planets, galaxies and the universe by answering questions. Every question they answer correctly will boost their rocket toward its destination-leaving the Earth's atmosphere. Each question contains a 'Life Line' button for helpful clues and an 'Open a Link' button that will take users to web page ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Photograph
Subject: Space science
 
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The site describes the geology of New South Wales, Australia. Topics include: Precambrian supercontinent, the Delamerian Orogen, Palaeozoic plate interactions with the Proto-Pacific Ocean - the Lachlan Orogen, New England Orogen, Sydney and Gunnedah basins, Mesozoic basin formation and Cainozoic basin formation and tectonics. Users can also follow links to additional geologic information and a historic ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, History and philosophy of science
 
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This website offers an extensive, annotated list of photographs of rock types. Some of the photographs are of hand samples, others are of rocks in the field. Users can also follow links to image galleries of fossils, landforms, minerals, geologic features and processes, and geology and cultures. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Paleontology
 
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This website is part of the online version of the Miller Museum of Geology (Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario). The website includes exhibits on the origin of the Earth, of cells, the Ediacaran fauna, and other assemblages of Proterozoic animals. This is a useful site for images and information regarding the dawn of animal life on Earth. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geologic time, Geology, Paleontology
 
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This website contains a set of slides that discuss the current state of understanding of the Precambrian evolution of life. Information includes rocks that support the evolutionary theories. Users can click from slide to slide or follow quick links to specific slides. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Presentation / Demo, Photograph
Subject: Biology, Geologic time, Paleontology
 
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This NASA website contains extensive information on sun spots and sun spot prediction. Users have access to several forms of graphical and numerical data such as sun spot numbers, the Maunder minimum, the Butterfly diagram, the Greenwich sunspot data and sun spot cycle predictions. The site also includes a wealth of information about the sun and NASA's ongoing sun research. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Tutorial, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Physics, Space science
 
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The Solar Influences Data Analysis Center (SIDC) is the World Data Center for the Sunspot Index. SIDC (RWC Belgium) calculates the daily, monthly and yearly International Sunspot Numbers and provides daily Space Weather forecasts and warnings. Their goal is to provide fast warning and real time monitoring of space weather, forecasts and middle term analysis and post event analysis and long term solar ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Tutorial, Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Space science
 
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