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Amazing Earth: Facts That Fascinate
In this internet activity, students use search engines to build a list of facts about Earth science that fascinate them. After building the list, students will choose and rank their top ten amazing facts and answer some questions about them.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
Subject:
  • History and philosophy of science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright is waived for original material published on this site if the material is required for use within the laboratory or classroom. The copyright of material reproduced by permission of other publishers rests with the originating publisher
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-006-557
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Abilities of technological design
        • Understanding about sci. / tech.
    • 5-8:
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Abilities of technological design
        • Understandings about sci. / tech.
    • 9-12:
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Abilities of technological design
        • Understandings about science and technology
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Joint Earth Science Education Initiative (JESEI)