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The US government has developed a new curriculum using Global Positioning system (GPS) concepts and real-world applications to stimulate interest in STEM. Targeted for middle and high school levels, and designed to support the NGSS and Common Core learning standards, the curriculum features 12...
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The US government has developed a new curriculum using Global Positioning system (GPS) concepts and real-world applications to stimulate interest in STEM. Targeted for middle and high school levels, and designed to support the NGSS and Common Core learning standards, the curriculum features 12...
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A barometer measures atmospheric pressure. Learn how to make your own barometer out of a jar, balloon, and stirring stick.
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Learn all about soil composition -- from the big picture breakdown (water, air, mineral, and organic matter) to the main soil groups (sand, silt and clay) and the six soil types and their characteristics. Discover the differences in soil type through touch and feel, and by checking the component...
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Science helps us understand the earth around us and helps us to dind new and creative ways to solve the challenges our world faces. People in the world need food to eat, fiber like cotton to make clothes we wear, nad biofuels to power our cars. All of those things are grown on farms, but farmers...
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For video-based lessons that teach middle and high school students about the Moon and space, visit LewisLe@rning. The Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) curriculum (grades 7-8) is based on the 2009 NASA mission of the same name; LCROSS discovered water in permanently shadowed...
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The National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) has resources, activities, games, and links to teach elementary and middle level students about staying safe in severe weather such as tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, lightning, and winter storms. In addition to Owlie Skywarn coloring sheets, teachers can...
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"Take students to the world's most extreme environment with this curriculum. As they investigate this polar continent and its value to scientists worldwide, they will also learn about world climate, day and night cycles, ocean circulation, animal adaptation, and scientists working """"in the...
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This resource collection takes students into the field and engages them in life science research: the inventory of plants and arthropods outside their own backdoors. Resources in this collection include lesson plans, essays, and web-based interactives that help students explore, analyze, and apply...
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The deep oceans are Earth's last undiscovered frontier. And the deep sea vent communities are weird enough to convince your students that this is one science topic well worth studying! These resources will help your students make real-world connections to biology, geology, and chemistry. They'll...
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Explore classroom activities about dinosaurs, geologic time, plate tectonics, fossils, and more.
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The Earth's crust is not a solid shell. It is made of thick, interconnecting pieces called tectonic plates that fit together like a puzzle. In this activity, students will: use logic and the evidence to reconstruct the position of large islands and continents as they appeared 220 million years ago;...
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Explore the concepts that underlie the study of the stars and other heavenly bodies, and how astrophysicists analyze their distant light for cues to their physical and chemical properties. This Special Collection sets out the fundamentals and demonstrates them in a set of articles, activities and...
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Only recently have scientists come to recognize that Bangladesh is positioned at the juncture of several active tectonic plate boundaries. Moreover, it sits atop the world's largest river delta at close to sea level, facing both the risk posed by a quake and secondary risks of tsunamis and flooding...
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Using real scientific data to link daily life to environmental issues and ecological functions in secondary school science classrooms. These case studies engage in real scientific research that has been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Through these case study units, students will...
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These curricular unit plans help students explore and understand climate change with particular attention to the impact of climate change on the polar regions. Topics include the role of the polar regions in the global climate system, the impact of changing temperatures on ecosystems, and the effect...
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For accurate, kid-friendly information on planets, see NASA Space Place's page, How Do We Weigh Planets? Written for elementary and middle level audiences, the explanation covers topics such as How do scientists use gravitational pull as a scale?, Why do scientists usually discuss mass rather than...
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ClimateChangeLIVE features a comprehensive collection of K-12 climate education resources produced by the US Forest Service and 26 other federal and nongeovernmental partners. The resource, which includes materials for both teachers and students, presents a mix of webcasts, webinars, lesson plans,...
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The Energy Kids website is a one-stop source for energy information for K-12 audiences.The site contains content on almost every aspect of energy education, including articles, fact sheets, classroom activities, and more.
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Take a field trip to the moon with these activities! Included are companion guides, teacher guides, and field trip worksheets.
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