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Ground Water and Surface Water, A Single Resource part of Web Resource Collection

This USGS report presents an overview of the interactions between ground water and surface water in a variety of terrains. It serves as a general educational document with the intention of helping ...
NSES: 9-12:Standard F: Personal and Social Perspectives:Natural resources
Subject: Hydrology, Geological Sciences:Geochemistry, Geographical Sciences:Physical geography, Chemistry, Environmental science
Resource Type: Text:Reference, Visual:Scientific illustration, Text:Report

Climate TimeLine Information Tool part of Web Resource Collection

The Climate TimeLine (CTL) Information Tool summarizes climate history for time spans from 1 year to 100,000 years ago and beyond. The relation between human development, weather, and climate is ...
NSES: 9-12:Standard D: Earth and Space Science:Energy in the earth system
Subject: Geographical Sciences:Human geography, Geological Sciences:Paleontology, Atmospheric science, Climatology
Resource Type: Learning Materials:Tutorial

An Introduction to Heat Index part of Web Resource Collection

This high school level computer activity requires students to use formulas to calculate heat index from data collected in Lamont, Oklahoma. The activity includes a calculator with air temperature and ...
NSES: 9-12:Standard A: Science as Inquiry:Understandings about science and technology
Subject: Atmospheric science
Resource Type: Learning Materials:Computer Activity

Investigating Clouds part of Web Resource Collection

This field activity has two parts: Elementary school students are asked to draw and verbally describe clouds and are given web access to cloud pictures. High school students are taken outdoors to ...
NSES: 9-12:Standard A: Science as Inquiry:Understandings about science and technology
Subject: Atmospheric science
Resource Type: Learning Materials:Field activity

Global Circulation and the California Current part of Web Resource Collection

This on-line expedition focuses on the flow of ocean water along with its climatic impact and environmental consequences. Learning objectives include an awareness that ocean waters are constantly on ...
NSES: 9-12:Unifying Concepts and Processes:Systems, order, and organization
Subject: Oceanographical Sciences:Physical oceanography
Resource Type: Learning Materials:Module or unit, Computer Activity

The Carbon Cycle part of Web Resource Collection

This Earth Observatory site contains detailed information on the carbon cycle of the Earth. It provides an explanation of the role of carbon in the geologic carbon cycle followed by a discussion of ...
NSES: 9-12:Unifying Concepts and Processes:Evidence, models, and explanation
Subject: Chemistry, Climatology, Atmospheric science, Geological Sciences:Geochemistry
Resource Type: Text:Reference

National Earthquake Information Center part of Web Resource Collection

This is a very extensive site about earthquakes. The USGS NEIC site provides access to near real time earthquake data from around the world, as well as data for recent earthquakes (last 3 weeks). The ...
NSES: 9-12:Unifying Concepts and Processes:Evidence, models, and explanation
Subject: Natural hazards, Geological Sciences:Geophysics, Physics
Resource Type: Data:In situ dataset

Introduction to Spectroscopy part of Web Resource Collection

Even though it is said to be a complex art, spectroscopy can be very useful in helping scientists understand how an object like a black hole, neutron star, or active galaxy is producing light, how ...
NSES: 9-12:Unifying Concepts and Processes:Evidence, models, and explanation
Subject: Space science, Physics
Resource Type: Text:Reference

Ultra-High-Pressure Experimentalist Who Studies the Deep Earth part of Web Resource Collection

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 ...
NSES: 9-12:Standard B: Physical Science:Chemical reactions
Subject: Geological Sciences:Geophysics, Physics, Chemistry, Geological Sciences:Geology
Resource Type: Text:Reference

SCEC Education Module: Investigating Earthquakes through Regional Seismicity part of Web Resource Collection

This educational module has been designed to provide students with the opportunity to interactively investigate the nature of earthquakes. The module has been divided into three major sections, "What ...
NSES: 9-12Unifying Concepts and ProcessesChange, constancy, and measurement
Subject: Physics, Natural hazards, Geological Sciences:Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology
Resource Type: Learning Materials:Classroom Activity

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