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This interactive field trip features interviews with scientists and technicians who work in the Genesis cleanroom at NASA Johnson Space Center. The field trip includes an interactive diagram of the laboratory with photos of various areas. Video shows scientists donning cleanroom clothing, washing samples, and assembling sampling wafers onto the array frame of the Genesis probe. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Field trip - virtual
Subject: Space science
 
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A team of scientists from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) is studying the presence of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in the Antarctic. During January and February 2002 an educator travelled there to participate in the study, and posted daily reports. In addition, this site contains learning activities that you can use to find out how scientists think and work. These include research ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Field trip - virtual, Project
Subject: Chemistry, Ecology, Environmental science, History and philosophy of science, Biological oceanography, Policy issues
 
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The site offers virtual tours of a hydroelectric project, a fish passage, and a generator. It shows how dams operate, the equipment necessary for electrical generation, explains the electrical generation process, and touches on some environmental issues. Other materials presented here include a timeline about the discovery of electricity and power generation, a glossary, and links to newspaper articles ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity, Field trip - virtual
Subject: Environmental science, Technology
 
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This guide is an accompaniment to "Accessing and Downloading Images From NASA's WISE Mission." The guide provides instructions on how to make color pictures using images downloaded from the WISE archive. An overview of what digital images and FITS files are is followed by a discussion on the basic process of how gray scale images are adjusted, assigned color, and added together to create a color picture. ... Full description.
Grade level: Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field trip - virtual
Subject: Physics, Space science, Technology
 
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This site uses Virtual Reality field trips in the Alvin submarine to the East Pacific Rise to explore hydrothermal vents. The education activites focus on 4 activities: Exploration, Observing (actual video from the seafloor), Mapping, and Collecting a Water Sample. Teaching materials for each of the explorations have been provided, each with two levels of assessment (basic and advanced). Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Field trip - virtual, Map, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Geology, Biological oceanography
 
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This website provides instructions on how to find and download images directly from the WISE archive. Anyone with an internet connection now has free access to high-resolution infrared images from the WISE mission. These instructions explain how to get the images you want, without using complex terminology and options that may be difficult for the layperson to navigate. Full description.
Grade level: Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field trip - virtual, Modeled dataset
Subject: Physics, Space science, Technology
 
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NeMO studies the dynamic interactions between submarine volcanic activity and seafloor hotsprings at an observatory called Axial Seamount. The research activities at NeMO provide an extraordinary educational opportunity, both from the daily reports from expeditions at sea and from creative learning materials based on NeMO results. The site features curriculum materials designed for high school and ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Field trip - virtual, Module / Unit, Map, Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Glossary, Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Geochemistry, Geology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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This special edition DVD--introducing NASA's LRO/LCROSS mission--captures the experience in a feature video created using NASA engineering models and scientific data. Viewers will experience what is like to travel through space to land on the Moon. Along the way, they'll discover some of the differences between the Earth and the Moon and what makes our planet unique and habitable. The DVD includes ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Field trip - virtual, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Module / Unit, Presentation / Demo, Project, Webcast - visual
Subject: Atmospheric science, Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Space science
 
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This educational resource describes the science behind volcanoes and volcanic processes. Topics include volcanic environments, volcano landforms, eruption dynamics, eruption products, eruption types, historical eruptions, and planetary volcanism. There are two animations, over 250 images, eight interactive tests, and a volcano crossword puzzle. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal, General public
Resource type: Course, Field trip - virtual, Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Natural hazards, Space science
 
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This team-based, interactive educational experience aims to engage students in real-world problem solving. The volcano on the normally tranquil island of Montserrat has come to life. As flaming pebbles and lava begin their devastation, emergency response teams learn that a hurricane is approaching. Using real-time hurricane and seismic data, teams of student specialists assist Mission Control, by ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Field activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Curriculum, Field trip - virtual, Guide for field trip, Lesson plan, Module / Unit, Project, Illustration - artistic, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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