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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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This planetarium show teaches about meteors, meteorites, asteroids, and comets. It includes results from NASA missions and about the dangers they can pose to life on Earth. It is created for full-dome theaters but can also be shown in flat version for TVs and computer monitors. Shows the effects of the Chixulub and Tungusta events, plus the Pallasite impact that resulted in the Brenham meteorite fall. ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Video
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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This DVD includes space science images, movies and activities aligned with national standards. Includes the following sections: Astronomy, Solar System, Sky Tonight, and Space Weather models, which run separately or as a linked system, plus Space Events. It is safe for unattended use and suitable for museums or school libraries. Images can be updated without need of an open web browser. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Visualization - scientific, Remotely sensed dataset, Software
Subject: Space science
 
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This site from Tulane University consists of a lecture by Dr. Stephen Nelson on tectosilicate, oxide and carbonate minerals. The site features a table and description of the minerals in each group, including the nine types of SiO2, the different feldspars, and the calcite group. Optical and physical properties are explained, as well as the environment in which each mineral crystallizes. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This USGS fact sheet provides information about mercury toxicity and its occurrence in the environment. Maps, diagrams, and photographs complement the text which discusses the sources and types of mercury in the environment, exposure pathways, and health effects on humans and wildlife. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Natural hazards
 
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This National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) article discusses the connection between dust storms in Africa, and red tides along the Florida coast. Red tides are blooms of toxic algae that kill fish, birds, and mammals, as well as cause health problems in humans. Storm activity in the Sahara Desert region kicks up topsoil that winds transport into the Gulf of Mexico. These clouds fertilize ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Report, Webcast - audio
Subject: Biology, Environmental science
 
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This online letter, written by a glacial geologist living and working in Antartica, describes how organisms living there have adapted to thrive in such an extreme environment. In her letters home, Stephanie Shipp shares her work and discoveries, specifically an overview of the physical, chemical, and behavioral adaptations of Antarctica's organisms, notes about the types of organisms that are notably ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Report
Subject: Ecology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography
 
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Visitors can learn about the causes of "space weather" and phenomena like auroras, interruptions in electric power service, and interference with communications. Definitions of solar activities such as coronal mass ejections, solar energetic particles, and coronal holes are provided, along with explanations of how they affect Earth's magnetic field and atmosphere. Remotely-sensed imagery of solar ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Physics, Space science
 
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This site provides an in-depth and interactive look at the Wilson Cycle in a nine-stage sequence. The Wilson Cycle explains the opening and closing of ocean basins and how certain landforms result; plate tectonics and the rock cycle play a large part in understanding these events. Boundary types are covered, and a series of cross-sections are given to fully explain the cycle. An interactive self-test ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Assessment / Evaluation, Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Structural geology
 
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These earth science pictures of the week from Montana are of strip mines, squall lines, watersheds, the ancient Western Interior Seaway, clouds, cliffs, dinosaur discoveries, and pollen that provides clues about past climates. Each image is accompanied by explanations that provide insight into the geology and geography of Montana. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Climatology, Physical geography, Geology, Paleontology
 
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