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This videotape was created to be a resource for helping to understand stratospheric ozone. The instruments aboard the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) and their measurements are described in the video and how they help in studying humankind's influence on ozone. The UARS satellite was launched in 1991 and completed its mission in 2005. The satellite was decommissioned and re-entered Earth?s ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Informal, General public
Resource type: Video, Lecture
Subject: Atmospheric science, Chemistry, Climatology, Environmental science, Physics
 
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This is a lesson about magnetism in solar flares. Learners will map magnetic fields around bar magnets and investigate how this configuration relates to magnetic fields of sunspots. This activity requires compasses, bar magnets, and a equipment for the instructor to project a PowerPoint or pdf lecture presentation. This is Activity 1 in the Exploring Magnetism in Solar Flares teachers guide. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Guide for instructor, Lecture
Subject: Physics, Space science
 
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This is a design challenge about heat transfer and insulation. Learners will apply the scientific method to design and build a container that will keep items cool when placed in boiling water. They will practice collaboration in team-building and in teamwork. This is lesson 4 of 4 at the Grade 9-12 range of the module, Staying Cool. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Guide for instructor, Lecture
Subject: History and philosophy of science, Mathematics, Physics, Space science, Technology
 
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This DVD and Website contains NASA satellite image animations of several major wildland fires in the United States that occurred from October 2001 to September 2002, including the Hayman, Rodeo-Chediski, and Biscuit Fires. It also contains a recording of a NASA press conference during July 2003, which includes a panel discussion by several key researchers regarding how NASA data is used to help in ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Video, Visualization - scientific, Lecture, Music, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Forestry, Physical geography, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This is a collection of outreach resources about the Sun that are meant to be used in informal education settings. This toolkit was originally designed for NASA Night Sky Network member clubs and the Astronomical Society of the Pacific's Astronomy from the Ground Up network of museum and science center educators. The toolkit includes background information about the Sun, magnetic fields of the Earth ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Presentation / Demo, Video, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, Lecture
Subject: Environmental science, Physics, Space science
 
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This flyer is a two-page overview of the Student Cloud Observations On-Line (S'COOL) education project. It covers the project's educational contributions, societal benefits, educational outgrowths, and scientific findings. The flyer shows the numbers and locations of S'COOL participation and regional observation coverage. It also contains URLs for online resources (e.g., GLOBE contrail education and ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Field activity, Lesson plan, Module / Unit, Presentation / Demo, Project, Tutorial, Illustration - artistic, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Glossary, Abstract / Summary, Lecture, Educational portal, Ask an expert
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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In this lecture, an anthropologist reveals how a seven-million-year-old skull found in Chad, Africa in the summer of 2002, caused many long-held scientific beliefs to be called into question. Fossils are the keys scientists use to unlock the mysteries of human origins. Skull fossils in particular hold a wealth of information. By examining facial features and skull traits of a creature, researchers ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Lecture
Subject: Paleontology
 
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In this lecture, an expert on complex systems provides an overview of climate change and air pollution issues in the northeastern United States, highlighting several important environmental factors in the context of forest health and productivity. In the past, each of these environmental factors has been studied individually through the use of controlled experiments, though the fate of real forests ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Lecture
Subject: Climatology, Environmental science
 
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In this audio lecture, a forest ecologist and an expert in complex systems explain how scientists use Earth-observing satellites to track and assess changes in the forests of New England. These scientists present an overview of Earth-observing remote sensing technologies applications as well as some of their own work as part of the White Mountain MAPBGC (Mapping and Analysis of Productivity and BioGeochemical ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Lecture
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Forestry
 
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This audio lecture features scientists who examine the unusually high mortality rate of sugar maple and red spruce trees as a means of illuminating broader issues affecting forests of the Northeastern United States. The scientists discuss the decline of these species and whether it is a local phenomenon, or if it is indicative of larger regional-scale disturbances. Data is presented from study stands ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Lecture
Subject: Ecology, Forestry
 
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