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Published in 2013
Eyewitness footage of Typhoon Haiyan washing house away.
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Published in 2014
We make tons of plastic precisely because it's cheap, durable, and yet expendable. The features of plastic that make it so useful to us have also transformed life in the oceans. Watch this video to learn more about the effects plastic has on marine life.
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2013
Fresh water accounts for only 2.5% of Earth's water, yet it is vital for human civilization. What are our sources of fresh water? In the first of a two part series on fresh water, Christiana Z. Peppard breaks the numbers down and discusses who is using it and to what ends.
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Published in 2012
Explore and experience the forces that shape the world around us. No natural disaster in America has caused more death and destruction than floods.
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Information on storm surges (what they are and how they are formed). Tips to be ready for storm surges. Videos. Downloadable PDF guides (English and Spanish).
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Published in 2012
Watch a tsunami hit the shores of Japan and see how it affects the shoreline as the water destroys everything in its path.
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This activity guide has been intended to educate students in kindergarten through ninth grade to help them understnd the definition of water pollution using the basic principles of science and mathematics. The activities focus on the four main types of water polutants -- sediments, nutrients,...
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This calculator helps you estimate your total water use. You know water comes from the tap, but do you know how much water goes into your sandwich? Your gadgets? The electricity that powers them? Soon you will!
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Download an assortment of puzzles, brain-teasers, coloring activities, and formal curricula from NOAA's Marine Debris Program. Grades 1-12.
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These lesson plans are designed to accompany the Digital Shaded-Relief Map of Pennsylvania and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Land Cover Map, both published by the United States Geological Survey and the Pennsylvania Geological Survey. They were written by experienced educators who created...
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Published in 2012
The Clean Water Act turns 40 in October 2012. The Landmark Legislation was a fundamental turning point in the protection of all fresh water in the United States. The laws' stated goal was to make all water fishable and swimmable. The law is the source of all modern day water protection and led to...
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By TERC
Find many interactives on chapters ranging from earth systems to historical geology. Weather chapters are also included.
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The Environmental Awareness Series is a major project in AGI's Environmental Affairs program. The series booklets cover major topics of environmental and societal concern and demonstrate the complexity and interconnection of natural systems that we use and depend upon. Each booklet is an effective...
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Thirsty for Knowledge? Let's Learn About Water! Do you know how much water a family of for uses every day in the United States? Not 50 gallons, not 100 gallons, but 400 gallons! You could take up to 10 baths with that much water -- but who would want to do that? Fortunately, there are many things we...
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In this Watershed Sleuth Challenge, you will learn more about your watershed - what it is, why its important, and what you can do to protect it, as you earn badges at each level of this three-part course.
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Channel Islands National Park's live webcams deliver the park -- and its animal inhabitants -- to K-12 classrooms in real time. The park's ocean webcam reveals a kelp forest ecosystem. Have students record observations and learn about the natural history of marine fish, mammals, and invertebrates.
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From hot towers to phytoplankton blooms, NASA's cutting-edge hurricane research has been revealing never-before-seen aspects of these giant storms for over a decade. The past three years have seen great progress in the areas of intensity monitoring and 3-D modeling of hurricanes. In 2006, scientists...
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Tsunamis can neither be prevented nor precisely predicted. But people educated about particular warning signs can save their own lives and the lives of others. Through this interactive web site, you will: learn about tsunamis, gather tips to prepare for and survive a tsunami, understand...
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Published in 2011
This YouTube video explains the basics of tsunamis and how to protect yourself. 
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"Earth science resources. Each """"Chapter"""" includes animations and movies, question answers, learning objectives, quizzes, related readings, flash cards, a glossary, and internet resources. "
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