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Earth Science Sites of the Week Archive
This archive contains Earth science online resources originally featured in a weekly newsletter published at Central Michigan University. These resources are organized around the sequence of topics typically taught in an introductory physical geography class, or an Earth science education class. Earth science items include astronomy, atmospheric science, rocks and minerals, volcanoes, and many others. There is also an extensive collection of Earth science animations, organized alphabetically by topic. Environmental science topics include air and water pollution, hazardous waste, energy, land use, and others. A general reference section features links to computer tips, newspaper websites, job information, and other resources. Contact information for those who wish to subscribe to the newletter is also provided.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • Services:
    • Clearinghouse
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Environmental science
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Physical geography
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geologic time
    • Geology
    • Geophysics
    • Mineralogy or petrology
  • Natural hazards
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restrictions information are unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-150
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Dr Mark Francek
Department of Geography
Central Michigan University