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Published in 2013
This guide details principles and fundamental concepts of ocean literacy. Educators can use this guide to enhance ocean science learning in their classroom.
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This manipulative by the National Weather Service has diagrams thatconnect the lunar phases to the tides.
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This online booklet for students in grades 6-8 is a step-by-step guide to designing a successful and meaningful science fair project that focuses on the 3Rs of waste management: reduce, reuse, recycle. The booklet guides readers through a project from start to finish and includes helpful checklists...
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Targeted for students in grades 6-8, this activity from the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program provides a brief overview of what earthquakes are, what causes them and where they occur, why the Earth shakes, and how earthquakes are recorded, measured, and located. The material includes vocabulary,...
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Published in 1993
This report contains instructions and two patterns for making a terrestrial globe and a tectonic globe. The pattern or map projection is designed to be glued onto a used tennis ball. The terrestrial globe is intended to help visualize the location of the continents and oceans. The purpose of the...
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Published in 1991
This report contains instructions and a pattern for making a 3-D paper model of a volcano. This model is intended to help students and others to visualize a stratovolcano (inside and out) and to learn some of the terms used by geologists in describing it. By constructing and examining the model,...
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Published in 1994
This report illustrates how two organisms, a trilobite and a nautiloid, became fossils. The report is intended to help students and others visualize the size and shape of a trilobite and a nautiloid, the environment in which they lived, and the circumstances of their fossilization and subsequent...
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Published in 1997
This report illustrates how dinosaurs may have become extinct as a result of an asteroid impact. Students will better understand the mass extinctions that have been part of the Earth's history. Included are templates for making two paper models, instructions for their assembly, and a discussion of a...
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Published in 1998
This report illustrates why there are changes on the ice sheet that covers the Antarctica continent. Students will better understand the evolution of the Antarctic ice sheet. Included are templates for making a paper model, instructions for assembly, and a discussion of development of the Antarctic...
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Published in 1998
This report illustrates why sand dunes can develop different forms. Students will better understand the evolution of sand dunes. Included are templates for making a paper model, instructions for their assembly, and a discussion of development of different forms of sand dunes.
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Published in 1997
This report illustrates why caves develop in limestone. Students will better understand the evolution of Karst topography. Included are templates for making a paper model, instructions for its assembly, and a discussion of development of Karst topography.
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Published in 1993
This report illustrates how four different types of landslides (slide, slump, flow, and rock fall) occur and what type of damage may result. The report is intended to help students and others visualize what causes landslides and some of the possible results of the landslides. Students will come to...
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Through these exercises, students learn the impact humans have on estuaries.
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This infographic explains the science behind tsunamis, from how they're created to how the affect the public.
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In this lesson students will explore the effects of acidic oceans on certain marine organisms, in the ocean food web, and to humans. Students will conduct a science experiment using the scientific method to see the effects of increased aciridity on certain species. They will also invistigate the...
Grade Level   5 6 7 8
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These handy NGSS bookmarks feature a quick guide to Science and Engineering Practices, Disciplinary Core Ideas, Crosscutting Concepts, and some key definitions.
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This brochure lists reasons why earth science matters to everyone, from careers, to education. Spanish version available.
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This NASA/NOAA cloud chart is in Spanish. View cloud formations and descriptions.
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Read about different aspects of cities, from coastal zones and residential areas to manufacturing plants and recreation centers.
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Read about different career paths NASA scientists have taken.
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