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This activity is designed to introduce students to planetary geologic features and processes. First, students will use NASA satellite images to identify geologic surface features on the "Blue Marble" (Earth), and will explore the connection between those features and the geologic processes that created them. Using that information, students will then compare and discuss similar features on images ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, In-situ dataset
Subject: Physical geography, Geologic time, History and philosophy of science, Space science
 
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This article describes the work being done by scientists to determine the origin of water found in Earth's oceans. A supplemental exploration of the Herschel Space Observatory is included. The article is targeted to children ages 10-12. Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Geologic time, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Space science
 
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This site presents a take-home web-based project for introductory geology students. The exercise has the students interpreting the sedimentary geology (lithology and fossils) of the Grand Canyon to create a geological history for the region. It is an open-ended exercise with no absolutely correct answer; it involves students acting as scientists - that is, the way real scientists think and combine ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14)
Resource type: Project
Subject: Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology
 
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Researchers have identified approximately 140 individual impact craters on Earth. These craters probably represent only about 25 percent of those to be found. Assuming an equal rate of impact around the globe, many more craters remain to be discovered, particularly in remote land regions of our planet and in the oceans. This activity uses satellite images of several craters on the earth to study impact ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan, Imagery - remotely sensed, Video
Subject: Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology, Natural hazards, Space science
 
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This activity will help students understand how NASA scientists are discovering evidence of impact craters on Earth through satellite images and technology, which enables them to see landforms that we cannot see with our eyes alone. Earth and all the other planets and moons of our Solar System have been continuously pelted by asteroids and comets ever since their formation. On Earth though, wind and ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity, Lesson plan, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed
Subject: Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology, Paleontology, Technology
 
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This question is addressed through a series of questions and answers, each providing related introductory information such as how climate change is studied, the history of Earth?s climate, and the effects of climate change on Earth?s geology and biology. The Climate Kids website is a NASA education resource featuring articles, videos, images and games focused on the science of climate change. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Cryology, Geologic time, History and philosophy of science
 
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Students will utilize the Internet to take a virtual field trip to visit a glacier and discover what physical effects glaciers have on the land. They will also have the opportunity to virtually visit Vermont and trace the pictorial history of how a whale's fossils were found there. The site also contains a student worksheet for their visual field trip. The site also provides an explanation of the ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Cryology, Physical geography, Geologic time, Paleontology, Structural geology, Hydrology
 
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This Web site brings together scientific content on Earth and space sciences with interdisciplinary content on the arts and humanities. Three levels of content are provided: students (K-12 through undergraduate), teachers, and browsing adults. The site includes documents, images, movies, animations, sounds, games, and data. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lab activity, Photograph, Book - text, Educational portal, Ask an expert
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Geologic time, Geology, Geophysics, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology, Structural geology, History and philosophy of science, Hydrology, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography, Physics, Space science
 
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This is a lesson about how and why ice flows, especially in a large mass such as a glacier. Learners will experience the qualities of viscoelastic materials and view videos of glacial ice flows. They will observe ice flows and materials other than ice flowing differently under stress, and will investigate landscape changes as a result of large scale glacial movement. Activities include small group ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Presentation / Demo, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology, History and philosophy of science, Physics
 
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Discovering Plate Boundaries is based on 5 world maps containing earthquake, volcano, topography, satellite gravity, and seafloor age data. The novel aspect of the exercise is the "jigsaw" manner in which student groups access the maps and use them to discover, classify, and describe plate boundary types. The exercise is based only on observation and description, which makes it useful at a wide variety ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Map, In-situ dataset, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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