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Visitors can access park geology information, photographs, related links, visitor information, multimedia resources, and resources for teaching geology with National Park examples. The park geology section discusses the Grand Canyon's geologic history, structural geology, and features a question-and-answer section about the canyon. The history of the canyon as a park and environmental issues surrounding ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Guide for field trip, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Geologic time, Geology
 
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This 21 page guide highlights field trip sites between San Diego and Santa Cruz, California; California environmental organizations and programs (entire state); and a special section on California wetlands (entire state). Each field trip listing includes the site name, contact information, and a description of the site and the programs if offers. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Guide for field trip, Ref. material, Clearinghouse
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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This guide provides directions and descriptions for stops on a walking tour of the Calaveras Fault in Hollister, California. Maps and photos are used to show offset and damage to man-made structures caused by creep along the fault. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Field activity, Case study, Field trip - virtual, Guide for field trip
Subject: Geology, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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This website has a wealth of resources on North Carolina's estuaries including lesson plans, field guides, field trips opportunities, professional development opportunities and online water and weather data. Site also features EstuaryCam, a live shot of Beaufort Inlet. Downloadable video is available of lessons, events, and workshops. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Field activity, Guide for field trip, Lesson plan, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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Created and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in partnership with federal, state, tribal, and local agencies and groups, this is a major gateway to information and data on Lake Tahoe and its basin. The primary goal of this clearinghouse is to facilitate the coordination of research, monitoring, and environmental management activities in the Lake Tahoe Basin, and to ensure the widest ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Guide for field trip, Clearinghouse, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology
 
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This site presents a field lesson that is designed to enhance classroom education about urban resource management issues. The lesson consists of web materials and a self-guided field study of Boulder Creek, located in Boulder, Colorado. By completing this field lesson, students can learn about the tremendous benefits and dangers posed by an important urban-aquatic resource (Boulder Creek). The field ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Field activity, Guide for field trip, Discussion / Forum
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography
 
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This National Park Service resource contains information pages about cave safety and biology, how caves and speleothems form (stalactites and stalagmites), a glossary of karst and cave terms, and specific information about Round Spring Caverns in Missouri. The site also contains a number of K-12 classroom activities where learners apply both critical thinking skills and hands-on methodologies that ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Guide for field trip, Guide for instructor
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Geology, Hydrology
 
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These biology lesson plans involve spiders, ants, Arizona Hedgehog Cactus, plant collecting, alien plant invasion, unhealthy plants, Drosophila melanogaster, the ecology of the Sonoran Desert soil crusts, diffusion, osmosis and cell membranes, plants and pollination, extracting and analyzing our own DNA, and marine biology. There are also field trip plans to Saguaro National Park West; Puerto Penasco, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for field trip, Lesson plan, Photograph
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography, Soil science
 
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This resource provides information and activities about wetlands in New England for educators and their middle school students. It suggests ways to study wetland characteristics, why wetlands are important, and how students and teachers can help protect a local wetland. This guide aims to help students get to know the complexities of wetlands, discover wildlife, enjoy the experience of being outdoors, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for field trip, Guide for instructor
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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In this activity, students can learn to pan for gold and magnetite. They will learn skills such as making observations under field conditions and watching out for poison ivy. They will see the effects of stream flow on sediments and observe sedimentary structures such as stream bars and islands, observe that different sizes of sediment are located in different parts of the stream, distinguish between ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Field activity, Guide for field trip, Guide for instructor
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Hydrology
 
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