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Students will be guided through the process of locating and graphing web-based environmental data that has been collected by GLOBE Program participants. This chapter highlights the opportunities for using GLOBE Program data to introduce basic concepts of Earth system science. It is part of the Earth Exploration Toolbook, which provides teachers and/or students with direct practice for using scientific ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Case study, In-situ dataset
Subject: History and philosophy of science, Mathematics
 
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This lesson uses NASA satellite data to contrast amounts of cloud coverage over different climate regions in Africa. It introduces the circulation pattern of Hadley Cells and the band of convergence and convection called the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ). The lesson also discusses how frequent cloud cover and precipitation occur along the ITCZ and how climate affects the people living within ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Case study, Lesson plan, In-situ dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science, History and philosophy of science, Mathematics, Technology
 
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This exhibit uses text and images to portray humanity's views of the universe and how they have evolved over time. It includes six two-sided panels that feature key astronomical discoveries from the past 400 years. The exhibit also highlights the technological advancements that made these discoveries possible. Exhibit topics range from celestial objects within our own "cosmic backyard" to those beyond ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Case study, Guide for instructor, Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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The Maryland Science Center is working with formal education providers in local underserved schools around a combined project including an interactive exhibit, a Davis Planetarium program and associated Educator Workshops, and will provide outreach to the informal science education community to explore the subject of Astrobiology. Topics covered in both the exhibit and the Davis Planetarium program ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Case study, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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This series of visual presentations illustrates common physics principles across vastly different scales, using human-scale photographs, earth science and astrophysics imagery. The products look at such topics as shadows, wind, bow waves and collisionally-excited gas. The intent is to show how familiar processes on Earth are connected to more exotic and less well-known phenomena across the Universe. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal
Resource type: Case study, Ref. material
Subject: Physics, Space science
 
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This resource offers several avenues for students to evaluate environmental effects on water quality. The Bear Creek case study asks students to imagine they are owners of an environmental consulting firm who has been hired by a local catch-and-release campsite to find out why all the fish are dying, and come up with solutions to fix the problem. Biological, chemical and physical data for locations ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Case study, Module / Unit, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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This is a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) sponsored website that includes a variety of resources for educators and students. Experiments for students and teachers are categorized by grade level. Resources to support student report writing include field reports and photographs. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field activity, Lab activity, Case study, Guide for instructor
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Policy issues
 
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The Water Sourcebooks from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency contain 324 activities for grades K-12 divided into four sections: K-2, 3-5, 5-8, and 9-12. Each section is divided into five chapters: Introduction to Water, Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment, Surface Water Resources, Ground Water Resources, and Wetlands and Coastal Waters. This environmental education program explains the ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Case study, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Soil science
 
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This activity prepares the student to launch an investigation of the relationship between precipitation and Streamflow for a local watershed. It can enrich a study of the water cycle. Following the step-by-step instruction in this case study, students will locate, download, format, and finally graph one year of Web-based data for these two variables. Included is a graph that highlights the details ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Case study, Module / Unit, Tutorial, In-situ dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Hydrology, Physical oceanography
 
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This chapter describes how to set a scale and measure distances and areas on satellite images. Using ImageJ, a freely available image analysis program that runs on most operating systems, users set the spatial calibration of an image, then select and measure distances and areas on it. The measurement results are reported in real-world units. The technique is most useful and accurate for nadir view ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Case study, Tutorial, In-situ dataset
Subject: Ecology, Physical geography, History and philosophy of science, Hydrology, Mathematics, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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