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Windows to the Universe DLESE Reviewed Collection
This learning system provides a variety of materials on Earth and space sciences, such as images, movies, animations, and data sets. Students, teachers, and the general public can access information on the sun and space weather, astronomy, our planet and solar system, current space missions, space-related mythology and art, and geology. For teachers, there are links to tools for navigating the site, activities and lesson plans, a keyword search for educational standards, a "Share-A-Thon" forum page, and links to other educational materials. Users can select from three reading levels, and a Spanish translation is available.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • Informal
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Computer activity
    • Lab activity
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Book
  • Portal:
    • Educational
  • Services:
    • Ask an expert
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geologic time
    • Geology
    • Geophysics
    • Mineralogy or petrology
    • Paleontology
    • Structural geology
  • History and philosophy of science
  • Hydrology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
  • Physics
  • 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: NASA-Edmall-550
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contributor: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)