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Made available by Thirteen Ed Online Master Teachers, these lesson plans use internet as well as classroom resources. Some plans are designed for a single class period while others are for an entire unit. These plans give an overview with objectives for learning, procedures for teachers to put together the lessons, and student organizers to hand out during class. Topics covered include experiment ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Environmental science, Geology, Natural hazards, Physics, Space science
 
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This site is the homepage of Alan L. Jones, of the State University of New York at Binghamton. Dr. Jones is interested in most earthquake-related topics, computer graphics, and computers in education. He has created various computer-based visualizations: Seismic/Eruption, Seismic Waves, AmaSeis, and Eqlocate. Seismic/Eruption is a program used to visualize seismicity and volcanic activity in space ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal, General public
Resource type: Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This site from the "On the Cutting Edge" workshop series contains a collection of activities that can be used in undergraduate geochemistry courses. The collection includes lab exercises, classroom activities, problem sets and more. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Problem set
Subject: Geochemistry
 
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This activity teaches students how bathymetric maps (topographic maps of underwater landforms) are made by using sonar. Students use a simulated sonar exercise to map something they cannot see and then see how close they were to the actual shape. They produce a bathymetric map and answer questions about this process. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lab activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Physical geography, Physical oceanography
 
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This site from SERC's Starting Point explains that active learning is a student centered approach in which the responsibility for learning is placed upon the student, often working in collaboration with classmates. Links to examples of Active Learning techniques are included on the site. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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In this activity students discover that earthquakes are among Earth's most spectacular natural phenomena and that in understanding what causes earthquakes we can use earthquake or seismic waves to learn about Earth's interior. Students also learn the other aspects of seismology (the study of earthquakes), which are important parts of any Earth Science program. Students will also learn more about how ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This letter is part of a series in which a participant in the Teachers Experiencing Antarctica (TEA) program shares her work and discoveries with her friend, a glacial geologist. It discusses the many hazards that researchers need to avoid while working in Antarctica including dehydration, hypothermia, frostbite, sunburn of the eyes, and trench foot. She also describes the massive amount of gear they ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Report
Subject: Cryology, Natural hazards
 
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This article profiles the work of Elise Knittle, whose research specialty is mineral physics. The essay gives an overview of the core, mantle, and crust of the Earth, including what we know about their physical properties. It explains the work of the author, studying the chemical interactions between the metals that make up the Earth's core and the silicate minerals that compose the mantle. The obstacles ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Chemistry, Geology, Geophysics
 
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This teacher's guide and activity uses a paper model to teach students about sea-floor spreading and the evolution of oceanic crust. It includes background information for teachers about plate boundaries, ocean floor features, and Earth's magnetic field, as well as procedures, materials needed, and discussion questions. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Geology, Physical oceanography
 
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This site is the archive for the NASA (National Aeronautic Space Administration) Astronomy Picture of the Day. Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. The archive has photos listed by the day they were featured, by topic, or available through a text search. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal, General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph
Subject: Space science
 
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