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This database and accompanying report demonstrate the potential of combining observed river discharge information with a climate-driven Water Balance Model in order to develop composite runoff fields that are consistent with observed discharges. This combination preserves the accuracy of discharge measurements as well as the spatial and temporal distribution of simulated runoff, providing a 'best ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Map, Report, In-situ dataset, Modeled dataset
Subject: Climatology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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This computer-based lesson provides information on ocean currents, circulation and atmospheric influences. Several sections cover "drift" studies, including the famous Nike Tennis Shoe study. Each segment provides relevant information and gives students questions to answer. Incorrect responses result in more information. This unit is part of an on-line course in general oceanography offered at San ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Computer activity, Module / Unit, Illustration - scientific, Map
Subject: Physical oceanography
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES), National Geography Standards: Read
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Excellent teaching resource from U.S.G.S on water, from basic properties to water quality, inventory of world water sources, how to measure streamflow, components of water use patterns, human impacts, offers a quiz in the interactive Activity Center. Site also available in Spanish, interactive diagram with details of water cycle is available in 50 languages. Provides map and data libraries on who ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Tutorial, Map, Glossary, Ref. material, Government portal, In-situ dataset
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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In this investigation, students discover the spatial relationship between recent earthquakes, volcanoes, and the Earth's plates through visual inspection of tectonic activity plots on world maps, and by comparing the position of recent tectonic events with the position of the Earth's plates. Summary background information, data and images supporting the activity are available on the Earth Update data ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Map
Subject: Geology
 
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In this activity, students view a satellite image of Earth at night, and consider the environmental considerations and consequences associated with the pattern of light they see. The resource includes a map for student use. Summary background information, data and images supporting the activity are available on the Earth Update data site. To complete the activity, students will need to access the ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Map
Subject: Atmospheric science, Space science, Technology
 
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In this activity, students are presented with a satellite image of ocean temperature, and examine the map to determine whether ocean temperature is influenced by latitude. Students graph each temperature value as a function of latitude and write a linear equation that best fits the points on their graph. A student worksheet is provided. Summary background information, data and images supporting the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Map
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Hydrology, Physical oceanography
 
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In this paper and pencil activity, students are provided with a map of the U.S. and use it to measure and calculate distance. Access to a globe will enhance the activity. The resource is part of the teacher's guide accompanying the video, NASA Why Files: The Case of the Mysterious Red Light. Lesson objectives supported by the video, additional resources, teaching tips and an answer sheet are included ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Map
Subject: Physical geography, Mathematics
 
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Students watch or read a weather report, and draw the position of the jet stream on a map. This worksheet includes questions that help students learn the role of the jet stream in the generation of weather in the continental U.S. The resource is part of the teacher's guide accompanying the video, NASA Why Files: The Case of the Mysterious Red Light. Lesson objectives supported by the video, additional ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Map
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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In this mathematical activity, students learn why a tectonically-active area of the globe is called "The Ring of Fire" by examining a data map differentiating shield volcanoes, cinder cones, and stratovolcanoes and calculating the percentage of active volcanoes that are contained within this region. The resource is part of the teacher's guide accompanying the video, NASA Why Files: The Case of the ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Map
Subject: Geology, Mathematics
 
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This activity consists of two student worksheets, where students plot the position of the ten deadliest and ten most expensive hurricanes in the 20th century. Note: updated hurricane data through 2010 is available from NOAA (see related resources). The resource is part of the teacher's guide accompanying the video, NASA SCI Files: The Case of the Phenomenal Weather. Lesson objectives supported by ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Map
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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