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This set of lithographs from the ISS EarthKAM program contains an educators' guide, student information and worksheets, and several Earth photos taken from the Space Shuttle. Shuttle astronauts and the ISS EarthKAM program provide photos of our planet from the unique perspective of Earth orbit. This resource can enhance students' studies of Earth and space science, geography, social studies, mathematics, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Agricultural science, Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Ecology, Environmental science, Human geography, Physical geography, Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Hydrology, Natural hazards, Biological oceanography, Policy issues, Technology
 
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This chapter walks users through a technique for documenting change in before-and-after sets of satellite images. The technique can be used for any set of time-series images that are spatially registered to show the exact same area at the same scale. In the chapter, users examine three Landsat images of the Pearl River delta in southeastern China. In these images, users observe changes in land use, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Computer activity, Case study, Module / Unit, Tutorial, Educational portal, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Agricultural science, Biology, Climatology, Ecology, Environmental science, Human geography, Physical geography, Geochemistry, Geology, Hydrology, Biological oceanography, Policy issues, Soil science, Technology
 
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In this activity guide, students use various mathematical skills in the context of examining an ISS EarthKAM image (ISS 004.ESC1.03221557) of farmland in Texas and New Mexico. They randomly select a sample region of the image, count the number of fields in that region, and estimate how many fields are in the entire image. They check how reasonable their estimate is, compare estimates, discuss differences ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Case study, Lesson plan, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Educational portal
Subject: Agricultural science, Biology, Climatology, Ecology, Environmental science, Human geography, Physical geography, Geology, Biological oceanography, Policy issues, Technology
 
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This show tells the story of how summer fun suffers a setback when the tree house detectives discover that their favorite spot on the beach is shrinking. The detectives dig in and learn more about weathering, erosion, the rock cycle, and much more. This show is part of the NASA SCI Files series of instructional programs consisting of broadcast, print, and online elements. Emphasizing research and ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Curriculum, Module / Unit, Illustration - scientific, Video, Glossary, Educational portal, Government portal, Ask an expert
Subject: Agricultural science, Atmospheric science, Ecology, Geologic time, Geophysics, Paleontology, Structural geology, Hydrology, Natural hazards, Soil science
 
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Irrigated agriculture has played a critical role in the economic and social development of the United States--but it is also at the root of increasing controversy. How can irrigation best make the transition into an era of increasing water scarcity? In A New Era for Irrigation, experts draw important conclusions about whether irrigation can continue to be the nation's most significant water user, ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Ref. material, Book - text, Report
Subject: Agricultural science
 
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Petroleum-based industrial products have gradually replaced products derived from biological materials. However, biologically based products are making a comeback--because of a threefold increase in farm productivity and new technologies. Biobased Industrial Products envisions a biobased industrial future, where starch will be used to make biopolymers and vegetable oils will become a routine component ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Ref. material, Book - text, Report
Subject: Agricultural science
 
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The 4-H Virtual Farm offers sections on horses, farm pond aquaculture, beef, dairy, poultry, and wheat. Each section has an interview with a producer about their work, information on the industry in Virginia, animations of farm processes, a virtual reality view of a farm, information on what the producers must know and how they use science, explanations of the food chain, a glossary for students to ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Assessment / Evaluation, Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Video, Glossary, Ref. material
Subject: Agricultural science
 
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These maps from the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) show agricultural land use in the United States from 1982 to 1997. There are maps of percent of land used for cultivation of various crops; percent of non-federal land in grazing land and in water; percent of irrigated cropland in pressure irrigation and gravity irrigation; broad land cover/use by state; cropland converted to other ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map
Subject: Agricultural science
 
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The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture (AFBFA) has launched a new version of their interactive education program My American Farm. The Foundation has expanded the original five games in My American Farm to twelve and added educator resources, family activities, videos and loads of other new features. All of the games and other activities on My American Farm are subject-matter focused ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Non-profit portal
Subject: Agricultural science
 
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This United States Department of Agriculture site contains a variety of activities from coloring pages to word finds pertaining to agricultural research. The Ag-tivities section contains 50 ideas for agriculture in the classroom. There are other activities as well, which accompany stories and other features from the main Sci4Kids site. Links are provided for more information about agriculture in the ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Agricultural science
 
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