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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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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 resource provides an overview of the concept of global warming, which is thought to be due to man-made emissions of greenhouse gases, which are largely a result of the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation. It explores the possibility that the impacts of global warming may include desertification and the destruction of other ecosystems, extreme weather conditions, and a danger to agriculture. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science, Policy issues
 
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This undergraduate level course examines the causes, effects, and options available to mitigate natural disasters, such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, subsidence, flooding, severe weather, and meteorite impacts. A brief course description links to course lecture notes, homework exercises, and a list of other natural disaster information sites on the World Wide Web. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Course
Subject: Natural hazards
 
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This page contains details about the planet Venus. Information includes planet mass, distance from the Sun, diameter, orbit, and mythology. Also covered is planet composition, surface features, atmosphere and magnetic field data, temperature on the planet, and results of exploration spacecraft. Includes links to images, movies, and additional facts. Discusses unanswered questions about Venus as well. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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The most profound deformational event involving the interaction of lithospheric plates is a collision between continents; for example, the collision of the Indian continent with the Eurasian continent, which began in the Eocene. This continuing collision has produced intracontinental thrust sheets responsible for the highest mountains in the world. Mount Everest, the Annapurna Range, and the rest ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Structural geology
 
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This resource provides an overview of the concept of sustainability. Sustainable development is development which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Today's environmental problems are largely a consequence of the unsustainable consumption of natural resources and the mismanagement of waste products. Topics include environmentally ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Policy issues
 
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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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This resource describes the depletion of ozone in the upper atmosphere, which filters out incoming radiation in the cell-damaging ultraviolet (UV) part of the spectrum. Other topics include a detailed description of the chemical interaction between chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and ozone and a list of other ozone depleting chemicals. Information is also available on the ozone layer, ozone holes above ... 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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