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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 lesson explores the realm and limits of science. It engages students to give examples of topics that can be studied by science and those that cannot. It also takes a look at descriptive terms which reflect the true nature of modern science and those which do not, especially those which do not fit the popular perceptions of science. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: History and philosophy of science
 
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Spectacular Crashes in the Universe is a Windows to the Universe Exploratour and provides information and images about plate tectonics, colliding galaxies, and comets. Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system pertaining to the Earth and Space sciences. The objective of this project is to develop an innovative and engaging web site that spans the Earth and Space sciences and includes ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Tutorial, Imagery - remotely sensed, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Physics, Space science
 
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Mars Exploration is a Windows to the Universe Exploratour and provides information and images about Mariner missions, Viking missions, Mars Observer, Mars Surveyor Program, Mars Pathfinder, Mars Global Surveyor, Mars Polar Lander and Climate Orbiter, Mars 2001, and Mars 2003. Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system pertaining to the Earth and Space sciences. The objective of this ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - artistic, Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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Mars Pathfinder/Global Surveyor Picturebook is a Windows to the Universe Exploratour and provides information and images about the Martian landscape, the Rover, soils of Mars, dunes and wind, rocks, pebbles, clouds, sunsets, people involved with the Mission, and Martian geology. Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system pertaining to the Earth and Space sciences. The objective of ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Space science, Technology
 
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Carbon Cycle of Mars is a Windows to the Universe Exploratour and provides information and images about carbon dioxide and the lower atmosphere of Mars. Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system pertaining to the Earth and Space sciences. The objective of this project is to develop an innovative and engaging web site that spans the Earth and Space sciences and includes a rich array ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph
Subject: Chemistry, Space science
 
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The Magnetosphere of Mars is a Windows to the Universe Exploratour and provides information and images about the force of magnetism and magnetic fields, planetary magnets, planetary magnetospheres, and the magnetosphere as a protector. Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system pertaining to the Earth and Space sciences. The objective of this project is to develop an innovative and ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed
Subject: Physics, Space science
 
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This section of the Windows to the Universe web site features adlib stories in which users fill in their own words to form entertaining narratives about a journey through time, a trip to Mars, traveling to the Sun, ocean adventures, a science experiment gone bad, and an alien abduction. Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system pertaining to the Earth and Space sciences. The objective ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal, General public
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Biology, Paleontology, Space science
 
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This site provides information on plate boundaries, which are found at the edge of the lithospheric plates and are of three types: convergent, divergent and conservative. Wide zones of deformation are usually characteristic of plate boundaries because of the interaction between two plates. The three boundaries are characterized by their distinct motions which are described in the text and depicted ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Geophysics
 
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Life in the Solar System is a Windows to the Universe Exploratour and provides a look at the environments of some places in the solar system, including Mercury, Venus, Mars present and past, Jupiter, Io, Europa, Saturn, Titan, other moons, Uranus, Neptune, Triton, Pluto, comets, and interstellar space. Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system pertaining to the Earth and Space sciences. ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - artistic, Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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