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This collection provides a wide array of visual resources and supporting material about plate tectonic movements. Visualizations include simple animations, GIS-based animated maps, paleogeographic maps and globes, and numerous illustrations and photos. This collection is not exhaustive but does represent some of the best sources for teaching. Resources can be incorporated into lectures, labs, or other ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Abstract / Summary, Clearinghouse
Subject: Geologic time, Structural geology
 
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The goal of this audio series is to give a broad yet thorough overview of Earth systems science in a manner that is both educational and entertaining. Broken into one-half to one-hour-long audio lectures, the series covers geology, hydrology, meteorology, climatology, biology, ecology, evolution, and Universal/Earth history. Though specifically designed for college freshmen, the material is covered ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Lecture
Subject: Biology, Climatology, Ecology, Geology, Hydrology
 
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This site describes the nature of pressure surfaces and explains the dynamic processes associated with the eruption model. Magma composition and viscosity are discussed, as well as vesiculation. Also, there is a link to a computer program which allows the user to construct a diverse group of volcanic landforms through the simulation of variable types of eruptions. It can be downloaded free of charge. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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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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This resource provides information about acid rain, a widespread term used to describe all forms of acid precipitation. The sources, nature, and chemistry of acid rain are discussed, along with its impact on buildings, soils, freshwater lakes, trees, and wildlife. Other topics include measuring, modeling, and monitoring acid rain; and vehicle and industrial emission controls. The problem of airborne ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Chemistry, Environmental science, Policy issues
 
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This site provides an overview of how the Grand Canyon was formed. Concepts discussed include erosion by water, ice and wind, continental drift, and deposition. A photo gallery and stratigraphic figures support the text. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Field trip - virtual, Tutorial
Subject: Geologic time, Geology
 
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This unit introduces students to the development of the theory of continental drift. They will examine the early work of Alfred Wegener and Alexander DuToit, investigate lines of evidence that resulted in the development of the theory, and learn about the final lines of evidence that resulted in the theory's acceptance. There is a set of activities in which the students construct a map of Pangea using ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Geologic time, Geology
 
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Description of coral reef environment for high school level and higher. Page is chock full of fantastic photographs each featuring a descriptive caption. Topics discussed include ecology, symbiosis, and predator defense. The site features many different species and stages of coral from all over the globe, and also many of the fishes that are associated with coral reefs. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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This resource provides an overview of the concept of climate, which may be defined as a composite of the long-term prevailing weather that occurs at a given location. The causes of different climates, such as latitude, global circulation, air masses, pressure patterns, prevailing winds, wind belts, and climate belts are discussed, along with other modifying factors such as oceans and ocean currents, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology
 
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This is a collection of 18 geology exercises that are designed for teachers with little or no geology background. Each exercise includes relevant background information, complete instructions, student handouts and answer keys. Topics include rock and mineral identification, Bowen's reaction series, crystal models, topographic maps, earthquakes, groundwater, oil exploration, plate tectonics and more. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Hydrology
 
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