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The purpose of this activity is to measure surface temperature with a handheld Infrared Thermometer (IRT). The instrument is pointed at the ground to take surface temperature readings. Intended outcomes are that students will learn to use an infrared thermometer, and understand how different surfaces radiate energy. Supporting background materials for both student and teacher are included. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Field activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Human geography
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES), National Geography Standards: Read
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The purpose of this activity is to measure the total precipitable water vapor (column water vapor) in the atmosphere above an observer's site. Students point a GLOBE/GIFTS water vapor instrument at the sun and record the voltage readings from a digital voltmeter. They observe sky conditions near the Sun and perform the Cloud Protocols. Intended outcomes are that students understand the concept that ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Field activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Human geography
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
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This resource provides instructions on how to log atmosphere data using a WeatherHawk weather station. A weather station is setup to measure and record atmospheric measurements at 15-minute intervals and can be transferred to the GLOBE program via email. Students can view data for their school that are continuous and show variations within a day. The data collected includes wind speed and direction ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Field activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Human geography
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
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Supplemental to The World's Water book by Peter Gleick, this site offers data on the world's freshwater resources and uses. Tables and maps provide information on quantity and quality issues including data on access to safe drinking water; waterborne disease outbreaks; desalination capacity; as well as hydroelectric capacity and production. There is also a unique chronology documenting the historical ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Report, In-situ dataset
Subject: Ecology, Human geography, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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National Geography Standards: Read
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This site offers an extensive collection of links to sites about water, life, and agriculture in the American West. Some of the articles are from the 19th century, when the arid, western United States was settled. Other pieces are more current and show how indigenous peoples of North America have survived in hostile terrains. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Index / Bibliography
Subject: Agricultural science, Environmental science, Human geography, Hydrology
 
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In this lesson, students explore the roles of oil and water in the Middle East, especially in Iraq. They use maps to look at the distribution of oil in the Middle East and discuss what it means for the different countries in the region. They also examine how water has influenced the region historically and politically (for example, how Iraq's access to water is limited to one small part of its border). ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Climatology, Environmental science, Human geography
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES), National Geography Standards: Read
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Information is provided about water concerns and issues in the Middle East. The material includes several articles about water policy in the region, where many countries suffer from water shortages. The scarcity of water is used as a political issue and lever, particularly as population growth has historically expanded to the limits of the scarcest available resource. In the Middle East, this resource ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Map, Report
Subject: Human geography, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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These lessons help students develop a better understanding of the importance of well-managed water use while exploring the concepts of a watershed, land use, aquifers, and water engineering. The material focuses on the historical water use decision affecting the Owens River Valley in California. Materials lists, procedures, assessment recommendations, and extension ideas are provided. Links to additional ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Case study, Lesson plan
Subject: Human geography, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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Visitors can access information on a variety of water issues in Arizona, including the Colorado River, riparian areas, water conservation, water rights, and recreation. The Arizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC) provides FAQ?s, a stream gauge map and a directory of water-related agencies and organizations. Real-time temperature, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and humidity readouts ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Educational portal
Subject: Ecology, Human geography, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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This set of five activities and supporting teacher material allows students to explore the beauty, science and mythology of the aurora through art and writing. This standards-based, flexible ?plug and play? program is based on research in bringing science into the literacy and art classroom. It can be used as a complete sequence of lessons of can be used as guidelines for teachers to develop their ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Curriculum, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Module / Unit, Presentation / Demo, Project, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Webcast - visual, Index / Bibliography, Book - text
Subject: Atmospheric science, Human geography, Space science
 
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