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What’s an awe-inspiring natural feature in your state? Maybe it’s a mountain, canyon, waterfall, glacier, cave, volcano, geyser, natural arch, grand vista, or something else. Identify an inspiring landscape near you, and learn about the geoscience behind it. Start with the geologic maps...
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At BioInteractive, you can find award-winning multimedia resources, including apps, animations, videos, interactives, and virtual labs, to bring the excitement of scientific discovery into your classroom. In this section, you can find resources on the Earth and Environment.
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The National Park Service brings you information on geologic time and how we tell the age of the Earth. Learn about fundamental geologic concepts, view a geologic time module, view a video on the Big Ideas in Geoscience, and look at fossils and rocks throughout geologic time.
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Students will determine that some minerals, rocks, and other materials are naturally magnetic.
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Make learning the rock cycle easy with these finger movements.
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Which type of classroom eruption best hsows how volcanoes erupt? Students will be evaluating different types of classroom eruptions to gauge which best shows how eruptions are triggered.
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NAGT works to foster improvement in the teaching of the Earth sciences at all levels of formal and informal instruction, to emphasize the cultural significance of the Earth sciences and to disseminate knowledge in this field to the general public. We support research-based teaching through...
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This initiative from the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian offers online lessons and other materials based on accurate Native American history and designed to meet national and state curricula standards. The interdisciplinary resources span elementary, middle, and high school...
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This page provides access to valuable resources for educators in the geosciences and information on available AEG scholarships and grants.
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The USGS's Today in Earthquake History page gives details of famous earthquakes that happened on that date in history. Visit every day and learn about a new quake.
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We feature stellar resources that you can use with your students and that can enhance your own content knowledge and pedagogy.
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In this activity, visitors can watch as a crystal self-assembles instantly! During this activity visitors learn what crystals are and how they grow. They also discover that self-assembly is an important process for many naturally occurring systems.
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Visit NASA's Space Place website for a tour of the planet Earth! Targeted for elementary and middle level audiences and featuring NASA images, the page presents an overview of Earth.
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The AmericaView Educational Resource Portal provides links to K-12 resources.
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An interactive matching game that teaches earth sciences in an exciting, technology-based way. The online learning tool enables students to compare satellite images of land cover over time. Students will explore satellite images from various locations throughout the world, identify their visible...
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AmericaView remote sensing scientists have developed a set of K-12 remote sensing lesson plans tp support Earth Observation Day.
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Earth image puzzles encourage people of all ages to engage with satellite imagery and learn more about remote sensing by offering a fun challenge.
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Outlined below are key examples of educational activities coordinated by the CZO National Office to engage K-12 teachers or administrators overseeing K-12 funding programs.
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Do you know your geography? Test your skills with this quiz. Each image comes with trivia on the image location.
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This program is designed to motivate students to gain an interest in Science, Math, Engineering, and Technology (STEM) related subjects. Stunning images of Earth, taken by astronauts in space, are the hook to help students not only want to learn about Earth processes but to provide them with the...
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