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This Web site includes over 50 individual Earth system science modules that faculty can select from to use in their courses or directly with their students. Online courses for school teachers are offered by colleges and universities across the United States as part of the NASA-NOAA-NSF-funded ESSEA Program (Earth System Science Education Alliance). The courses are structured as a collaborative experience ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Curriculum
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Cryology, Ecology, Geology, Hydrology, Technology
 
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Using this material, students will discover that under special experimental conditions, fish have been observed functioning in ice-free cold salt water at a temperature of -6 degrees Centigrade. Research has found that these fish have eight types of anti-freeze molecules which bathe the interior surface of their skin, acting as a barrier to ice propagating in from outside. When the anti-freeze molecules ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lab activity
Subject: Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
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Join Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution scientists on research cruises to mid-ocean ridges, hydrothermal vents, seamounts and more. Virtual expeditions provide includes objectives, background, daily updates, scientist interviews, slide shows and video clips, activities and glossary. Fact sheets with interactive graphics cover deep ocean circulation, oceanography's history, ice ages, plate tectonics, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Field trip - virtual, Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Video, Glossary, Ref. material, Ask an expert
Subject: Biology, Geology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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This activity is about the discovery of water ice on Mars. Learners will record and graph temperature data and use a model of an ice-rich and ice-free surface on Mars to examine how ice content in the martian soil would impact the temperature of a Mars microbe after impact. A student information sheet introducing the subject of ice and the search for water on Mars is provided. The activity requires ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, In-situ dataset
Subject: Biology, Mathematics, Space science
 
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The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) has made a select set of images viewable through the popular interactive desktop application, Google Earth. Users can choose from a set of data-based images (KMZ and KML files) and display them on a virtual globe. Featured datasets include changes in glaciers, the Larsen B ice shelf, and Arctic sea ice extent from 1979-2006, breakup of the Larsen B ice ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Computer activity, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Cryology
 
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This lesson will connect the idea of the tilt and orbit of the earth (changing of seasons) with monthly changes in snow/ice. Students will evaluate changes in the snow/ice cover from January 2008 to June 2008 and compare to the tilt of the Earth and position in orbit (seasonal change) using monthly Snow/Ice Data from January 2008 to June 2008 from MyNASAData website. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Computer activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Climatology, Physical geography
 
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This site contains information about the North Cascades glaciers and the extent of the ice sheet and glaciers during the Pleistocene. Over the past 100 years a number of glaciers have disappeared from the mountain cirques of North Cascades National Park. Scientists want to know the status of the remaining glaciers. Are they gaining mass or losing it over the years? The results from these glacial studies ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Cryology, Geology, Hydrology
 
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While engaged in this activity students will discover that oil spills can impact the entire food chain. They will investigate the effects of oil on various materials, simulating the skin and/or coats of Antarctic marine organisms, and compare the ability of different techniques to clean up oil spills. Oil-coated birds whose feathers can no longer hold air or repel water, and furred ocean mammals such ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lab activity
Subject: Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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In this lab activity, students explore how organisms are able to survive the extreme environmental conditions found in the Polar regions. Students will design experiments using Tardigrades and rotifers to expand their knowledge and understanding of normal behavior followed by experiments to explore anhydrobiosis. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lab activity
Subject: Biology
 
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The Atlas of the Cryosphere allows visitors to explore and dynamically map the Earth's frozen regions. Viewed from a polar perspective, the available scenes include snow cover, sea ice extent and concentration, glaciers, permafrost, and other critical components of the Earth's cryosphere. Users can zoom in to a specific region on the Earth and overlay country borders, major cities, and other geographic ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Computer activity, Map, Modeled dataset
Subject: Cryology, Environmental science
 
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