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Published in 2016
Learn about Michelle’s education and path to a geoscience career. Michelle started her education at a community college, transferred to a 4-year college to complete a BS in chemistry, and went on to complete an MS degree in Earth and Environmental Sciences from UIC.  She is an environmental...
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Published in 2016
Learn about Lionel's education and path to a geoscience career. Lionel received his BS and MS degrees from UIC in Earth and Environmental Sciences.  He is an expert at using the gas chromatography mass spectrometer (GCMS) for analysis of organic compounds and currently works at Stat Analysis...
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Facts and information about different types of natural phenomena found in the world and universe. Includes weather, geology, space, and other types of phenomena. This site is designed to be an easy-to-use website for students and anyone interested in the subject matter. This site breaks phenomena...
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2014
It takes a lot of fuel to heat our homes, preserve our food, and power our gadgets. And for 40 percent of the world, cheap, plentiful coal gets the job done. But coal also releases pollutants into the air, causing environmental damage like acid rain and serious health problems. Can we create a...
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Published in 2017
Are you interested in birds, fish, the oceans or streams in your community? Are you concerned about fracking, air quality, extreme weather, asthma, Alzheimer's disease, Zika or other epidemics? Now you can do more than read about these issues. You can be part of the solution. Citizen Science has...
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Published in 2007
Since January 2007, TDF has been curating awesome documentaries and it's been a host to a vibrant community of people who're making this place even more interesting. Obviously the content here is created with a passion for documentary films and the site is a valuable resource for those with an...
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Published in 2015
Climate Change is a real and serious issue. In this video Bill Nye, the Science Guy, explains what causes climate change, how it affects our planet, why we need to act promptly to mitigate its effects, and how each of us can contribute to a solution.
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This comprehensive virtual tour allows visitors using a desktop computer (Windows, Mac, Linux) or a mobile device (iPhone, iPad, Android) to take a virtual, self-guided, room-by-room walking tour of the whole museum. You can even browse a list of past exhibits, which is included on the ground floor...
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Query and order satellite images, aerial photographs, and cartographic products.
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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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Photostream and albums of the National Park Service
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Published in 2017
A series of light detecting and ranging (LIDAR) images of areas in Washington State.  Intriguing mima mounds, Mt. Rainier glaciers, and Devil's slide are among the images.  These could be compared with tree covered images as students investigate advances in technology, their advantages and...
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By UNAVCO
These tools allow you to visually explore Earth and other worlds using geodetic and other geologic datasets such as GPS, InSAR, power management, and environmental data.
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The precursor to Dr. Shorey's YouTube videos was his Earth and Environmental Systems podcast. There are 65 episodes of about 1 hour each. They cover all the basic topics of earth science, with an emphasis on earth's history (20+ episodes).
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