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You can demonstrate the sequence of geological events that produce angular unconformities by using your hands.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Published in 2008
This Nature lesson will help students to evaluate how the interactions of air, moisture, wind, and topography combine to create the extreme environment found in Death Valley, California.
Grade Level   8 9 10
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163
Published in 2008
This Nature lesson discusses the processes of weathering and erosion and how they work together to shape the earth's landscape.
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10
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This package provides middle and high school teachers with information around the causes and effects of earthquakes. Activity sheets for students and background materials for teachers are provided in each of the volumes' six units. The unit assesses student's knowledge about earthquakes and provide...
Grade Level   7 8 9 10 11 12
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165
Students will investigate different types of soil. Using Diary of a Worm as inspiration, they will create a media campaign to educate others about the layers, components, and inhabitants of soil and explain why soil is beneficial.
Grade Level   3 4 5
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NASA scientists are building an open global inventory of landslides and we need your help! Knowing where and when landslides occur can help communities worldwide prepare for these disasters. Become a citizen scientist and you can help inform decisions that could save lives and property today.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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In this game, you will see a series of five images showing the positions of earth's continents during different geologic periods. You will have two minutes to arrange them in the correct order.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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168
Students compare miniature models to real things. Then they explore maps and globes as miniature versions of places on the Earth.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3
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169
Students use polystyrene foam balls and light bulbs to investigate the sun's intensity on the surface of the Earth.
Grade Level   2 3 4 5
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170
One of my special interests is producing astronomy resource guides to help educators, astronomy students, and the interested public figure out the best books, articles, and websites for researching a particular topic in space science or astronomy education. The links on this page will take you to...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Children ages 8 to 11 discover the Moon's influence on our culture through this 30-minute, light-hearted investigation of lunar phases. The children hear a story, song, or (silly or serious) poem that celebrates the Moon's different phases. They recreate the shapes of the lunar phases using the...
Grade Level   3 4 5
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Athropolis is a website devoted to informing children about the polar regions through games, puzzles, stories, songs, virtual library, etc. Imaginary characters and the storyline are targeted toward elementaty students.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5
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173
Published in 2017
This lab has students inspect sand samples under magnification and make observations on the sand's grain size, sorting, roundness of grains, and composition. It's geared toward high school level but can be adjusted for lower grades also.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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We compare a light bulb to an earthquake to clarify the difference between magnitude and intensity, two concepts that are often used interchangably, but in error. Though both are related to a measured earthquake, intensity reflects what is felt during an earthquake at many locations, and the...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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175
This interactive lesson from Annenberg Learner takes you through different time periods of major plate tectonic movement, from Pangea to present day.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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176
WeatherSTEM provides a highly customizable alert platform that responds to a wide variety of current and forecasted conditions. Keep your location safe with alerts for nearby lightning, dangerous heat conditions, freeze forecasts, or any other sensor-related events. Personalized notifications can be...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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For nearly five billion years, the Earth's surface has been constantly built up and broken down by processes taking place above and below the Earth's surface, resulting in the wide range of beautiful and complex landscapes we see today. In this unit, students will continue to make connections...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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By the end of this activity, students will: be able to describe the cyclical relationship between carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and plants on earth which trap and store carbon; identify where carbon in the soil comes from.
Grade Level   3 4 5
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179
Published in 2006
Fossils provide a valuable record of the plant and animal life and environmental conditions from millions, even billions of years ago. In this lesson, students create their own fossils, and then use multimedia resources to learn how real fossils form and what scientists can learn from them.
Grade Level   3 4 5
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180
Published in 2011
This webpage is dedicated to sharing of 8th-grade physical and earrth science resources.
Grade Level   8
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