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Virtual Vacationland DLESE Reviewed Collection
This resource aims to help elementary and secondary teachers find and use Earth science data and information on the Internet. The content is arranged by science topic. Each topic has a preview page that summarizes the material, as well as 2 to 5 detail pages, which show where to access online data and what the data mean. Over 40 hands-on activities are available at the site on the following science topics: Land Topography; Ocean Bathymetry; Coastal Tides; Ocean Buoy Data; Ocean Temperature; Weather and Climate; and Watersheds and Rivers.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
  • Portal:
    • Educational
  • Agricultural science
  • Atmospheric science
  • Biology
  • Climatology
  • Environmental science
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
    • Physical geography
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Hydrology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
Cost information is not known
This product is free and clear for general use.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd221
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Bigelow Laboratory