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This science-based world map depicts the local and regional consequences of global climate change. It identifies direct manifestations of a warming trend (fingerprints), and events that are consistent with the projections for global climate change and are likely to become more frequent and widespread with continued warming (harbingers). These signs are linked to a full description of conditions in ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Map
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES), National Geography Standards: Read
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This educator's guide and selection of lesson plans is intended to accompany the observance of Sun-Earth Day, in preparation for an upcoming total solar eclipse. In addition to the lesson plans (grouped by grade level), there are links to multimedia resources such as books, games, and viewers, as well as links to additional information from related sites. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Clearinghouse
Subject: Space science
 
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This atlas presents an inventory of intact forest landscapes (i.e. the remaining large, unbroken areas of pristine nature within the forest zone of Russia). This endeavor was carried out by a group of Russian non-governmental conservation and scientific organizations between 1999 and 2002 as part of the Global Forest Watch initiative. The purpose of the atlas is to provide an accurate picture of the ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Forestry
 
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This guide includes directions and a list of stops for the Manzanita Trail in the San Gabriel Mountains of California. Hikers can follow the trace of the Punchbowl Fault and see a variety of features, including fault gouge, slickensides and easy-to-identify juxtapositions of quite different rock types on either side of the fault. The trail also passes through many vegetation zones, which exhibit a ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Guide for field trip
Subject: Ecology, Geology
 
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This site is part of GeoNet Internet Geography, a resource for pre-collegiate British geography students and their instructors. This page focuses on various aspects of volcanoes, including the main features of a volcano, types of volcanoes, the Ring of Fire, locations of volcanoes, volcanic flows, and case studies about specific volcanoes. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Case study, Illustration - scientific, Ref. material, Ask an expert
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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These online simulations, published by the National Weather Service (NWS), place students in the role of weather forecasters who must decide whether and to whom to issue severe weather warnings. They observe archived remote imagery from actual events along with severe weather reports and damage survey photographs to approximate the feel of issuing actual severe weather warnings, and decide which counties ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This page presents information about the four principle types of volcanoes found on Earth. Diagrams showing the internal structure of each type and photographs of well-known examples are provided. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geology
 
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On this website, Starting Point Teaching Collection explains the Distribution of Active Volcanoes exercise. This worksheet is intended to direct students working independently in a 6-week exercise on volcanoes within an online geology course. The exercise consists of a series of questions plus helpful links and a map. The students collect and plot data, then interpret the results and answer questions ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This introduction to the world's biomes provides brief descriptions and climographs (charts showing average temperatures for each month of the year). It begins with an overview of the biome concept, followed by a summary of climograph structure and use. The remaining pages detail six identified biomes, including: arctic tundra, deciduous forest, desert, taiga, tropical rainforest, and tropical savannah. ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Tutorial
Subject: Biology, Climatology, Ecology, Physical geography
 
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This lesson presents an introduction to solar observations by eye or telescope and during eclipse. It also explores the distance to the Sun, its layers, the corona and the solar wind. Safety rules for observing the Sun are stressed as students are informed about the visible layers of the Sun - photosphere, chromosphere, corona. Students learn about the high temperature of the corona, the evidence ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Space science
 
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