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This homework exercise, developed for an undergraduate geology course at Tulane University, leads students through the steps involved in determining the probability that a flood of a given discharge will occur in any given year. Students retrieve discharge data from U.S. Geological Services Internet sites for Dry Creek, LA, Rapid Creek, SD and Red River, ND to make their calculations. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Problem set, In-situ dataset
Subject: Hydrology, Natural hazards
 
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This site from SERC's Starting Point presents sample Gallery Walk questions about the solar system. Topics examined include snowball earth (driving factors, deglaciation mechanisms, development of life), the composition, structure, fusion process, and features of some stars, the subsolar point, water rich comets, the circle of illumination, seasonal changes, time zones, distinguishing characteristics ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This page introduces streams and channels and describes the geometry and dynamics of stream channels, including cross sectional shape, discharge, long profiles, base level, laminar and turbulent flow, the load of the stream, and floods. The site explains channel patterns, including straight, meandering and braided channels; erosion by streams; stream deposits, including floodplains and levees, terraces, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Physical geography, Hydrology
 
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This portal provides links to selected United States Geological Survey (USGS) educational resources that may be useful to undergraduate educators. Many of these resources can be used directly in the classroom, as preparation for lessons or demonstrations, or as resources for teacher education and curriculum development. The resources are also searchable by state or region with the use of an interactive ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Biology, Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology
 
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This portal provides links to selected United States Geological Survey (USGS) educational resources that may be useful to educators in secondary school grades. Many of these resources can be used directly in the classroom, as preparation for lessons or demonstrations, or as resources for teacher education and curriculum development. Major topic areas include biology, geography, geology, and water ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Biology, Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology
 
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This news article describes how mountain lakes in Nepal and Bhutan have become so overfilled by water from melting glaciers that they are in danger of overflowing. Scientists from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), along with remote-sensing experts from the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), predict that in the next half decade or so, the Himalayas could ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Climatology, Natural hazards
 
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The mission of the United States Geological Survey's Biological Resources Discipline involves working with others to provide the scientific understanding and technologies needed to support the sound management and conservation of our Nation's biological resources. This website contains a comprehensive listing of biological research taking place within the USGS biology branch. This portal provides ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Biology, Environmental science, Human geography, Hydrology
 
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ScienceDaily is an online magazine devoted to science, technology, and medicine. This is the home page for the Earth and Climate News section of ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily is unique in that the magazine's articles are selected from news releases submitted by leading universities and other research organizations around the world. Each news release is posted in its original form, with a contact name ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Periodical, Discussion / Forum, Email lists
Subject: Climatology, Environmental science
 
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Students learn about the formation of craters and their structure, exploring the effects of mass, velocity and size on the resulting crater. The parts of a crater are also identified. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Physical geography
 
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This Science Daily article summarizes a paper in Geology pertaining to the Snowball Earth debate. The author found evidence for healthy marine ecosystems at a time when they were supposed to be completely frozen over and anoxic. The website also contains a great search engine used to other Snowball Earth articles. Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Climatology, Geology
 
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