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Workshops, resources, fellowships, and outreach projects for educators and students in K-12 and higher education.; Location: Boulder, CO
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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This exercise encourages students to make observations, examine data, and form hypotheses. These are concrete skills that easily transfer to other science activities. Sets of class footprints are made using flour, ground chalk, or light soil and black or colored construction paper. Groups of...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4
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"In this activity, students examine a variety of soil samples and then conduct a simulated """"""""dig"""""""" in a grid of no-bake cookie bars. Students are introduced to the concept of a dig site and the use of simple grids."
Grade Level   1 2 3
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Several flash animations on physical geology topics. Topics include: rock cycle, mineral properties, weathering, sedimentary rocks, metamorphic rocks, faults and folds, Earth structure, plate tectonics, groundwater, river floods, mass movements, glaciers, shorelines.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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In this Mystery, students will explore how solid rock breaks apart into smaller pieces through a process called weathering (including root-wedging and ice-wedging.) In the activity, students will model the process of weathering that occurs when rocks tumble and crash into each other using sugar...
Grade Level   3 4 5
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Data and maps, research, reports, fact sheets; Location: Laramie, WY
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Data and maps, research, reports, fact sheets; Location: Madison, WI
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Published in 2015
Where rivers meet the ocean, coastlines tend to bend either inward or outward, creating estuaries and deltas. But how do they get those shapes?
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Students prepare cookies the day before the activity. Students then compare and contrast different types of cookies and igneous rocks and classify them according to their structural make-up and ingredient composition.
Grade Level   4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Students will learnthat corals are living animals. They will be introduced to some of the species that make up the biodiversity in coral reefs, and why coral reefs are an important habitat. This lesson will serve as a brief overview of coral anatomy, distribution, its physical properties, and why it...
Grade Level   4 5 6
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Find audio and videos on minerals, engineering, career fields, and more.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Because the formation of soil involves the interaction of numerous physical, chemical, and biological processes, the study of soil provides an unmatched opportunity to illustrate connections between science and a systems approach to understanding earth processes. Soil, as the basis for agriculture,...
Grade Level   7 8 9 10 11 12
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