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This site provides nationwide real-time stream flow data from the United States Geologic Survey (USGS). These data are typically recorded at 15-60 minute intervals, stored onsite, and then transmitted to USGS offices every 4 hours. Recording and transmission times may be more frequent during critical events. Data from real-time sites are relayed to USGS offices via satellite, telephone, and/or radio ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Map, Visualization - scientific, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Chemistry, Climatology, Environmental science, Physical geography, Hydrology
 
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The Ocean World site has a wide variety of information regarding the ocean. Established by Texas A and M University's Jason Project, Ocean World provides a wealth of information on weather, forams, icebergs, fisheries, coral reefs, waves, El Nino, currents and more. The site contains information for both students and teachers. The teacher section of the site contains background information on all ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Curriculum, Guide for instructor, Syllabus, Tutorial, Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material, Educational portal, Non-profit portal, Ask an expert, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Cryology, Ecology, Educational theory and practice, Environmental science, Hydrology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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The Sierra Club is the oldest and largest environmental organization that works to protect our communities and the planet. From their homepage, users can access Sierra Club headlines, information on how to take action, get outdoors and joining the Sierra Club. Users can also follow links to the Sierra Club Magazine and environmental politics and issues. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Non-profit portal
Subject: Environmental science
 
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There are currently millions of man-made orbital ruins that make up "space junk". Space junk can be anything from hatches blown off space modules, paint fragments from the space shuttle, or satellites that no longer work. On this website you will help to capture junk that's floating out there in space. Each time you capture junk, you also find a short description of the junk, how it arrived in space ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Lab activity, Illustration - artistic, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Space science
 
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This National Geographic News article discusses how a scientist uses tombstones to track environmental changes. Geomorphologist Tom Meierding visited more than 700 cemeteries and measured 15,000 tombstones to see what kind of environmental changes they might reveal. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Environmental science, Geology
 
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This website covers a Scientific American article "Hot Words: A claim of nonhuman-induced global warming sparks debate" by David Appell. Users may also follow links to the full Scientific American Digital website. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science
 
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This article published by the Commission on Biology Education summarizes a study of the relevance of role-playing in environmental education. The researchers created different role-plays and analyzed them in light of certain values that 8 to 10 year-old children were able to distinguish. They determined that role-plays do have an impact and they facilitate the emergence of values such as solicitude, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Environmental science
 
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Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC) is an environmental action organization. They use law, science and the support of more than 1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things. On their homepage, users may access a wide variety of information including topic home pages (such as clean air, ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Non-profit portal
Subject: Environmental science, Policy issues
 
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The Worldwatch Institute offers a unique blend of interdisciplinary research, global focus, and accessible writing making it a good source of information on the interactions among key environmental, social, and economic trends. Worldwatch's work revolves around the transition to an environmentally sustainable and socially just society - and how to achieve it. From their homepage, users can follow ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Non-profit portal
Subject: Environmental science, Policy issues
 
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The National Geographic Society's global energy debate lesson plan explores the controversial issues surrounding the energy debate in the United States. Students will research recent initiatives being taken in this area and analyze their implications. They will then assume the roles of pivotal stakeholders in this debate and testify to a mock congressional committee responsible for making decisions ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Environmental science, Policy issues
 
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