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Looking at past weather patterns, weather cycles, and what causes these patterns and cycles can help students understand more about the type of weather events we are experiencing. This lesson plan involves students in class discussion and research, and has them create an interactive project/presentation that can be used to teach classmates about a weather topic. They will first take a quiz to see ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology
 
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This United States Geological Survey (USGS) on-line publication highlights the volcanic hazards facing the people living on the Island of Hawaii. These hazards include lava flows, explosive eruptions, volcanic smog, earthquakes and tsunamis. This report discusses these hazards, the volcanoes of Mauna Loa and Kilauea, and the work of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory to monitor and issue warnings to ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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Our primary energy sources today are fossil fuels, which are being depleted at an alarming rate. In addition to the cost and supply issues, scientists have long warned of the environmental damage caused by burning fossil fuels. This lesson on fossil fuel depletion and renewable energy involves students in class discussion, research, data analysis, and a simulation activity. They will create a project ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Environmental science
 
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The materials provided with this collection present the facts surrounding the spill and ongoing research, monitoring, and restoration efforts. More general education products from previous spills are provided to help educators present the concepts of human impacts on the ocean, oil specific impacts, spill clean-up, and the effects of toxins on natural environments. Toolkit of educational materials ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Map, Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Chemical oceanography
 
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This outline of a presentation on extinction reviews the various catastrophic events that could lead to extinction and lists the five great mass extinctions. Climate change is identified as the linking factor and recovery is also explained. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Geology, Paleontology
 
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This chapter from the book History of Life describes the results of the K-T extinction and looks at the Impact theory and a giant volcanic eruption as possible causes. The essay covers the catastrophic scenarios for extinction that could result from these events. After reviewing the paleontological record across the K-T boundary, the author concludes that it is not clear that the catastrophes themselves ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Paleontology
 
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