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Through their accomplishments and dedication to their jobs, women at NASA serve as important role models to young women interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Read career profiles, watch inspirational videos, and find trips to motivate...
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Today's world faces complex problems. We all need to work together to manage the Earth's natural resources wisely. More scientists and engineers will be called upon to find the answers we need, especially in the mining industry since it supplies the world's mineral products. There are literally...
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A cool gallery of photos that essentially blend pictures just after the earthquake in San Francisco with photos of the same locations today.
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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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Satellite images from NASA show how the Earth's surface changes over time due to climate change and natural hazards.
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Interactive video on weather patterns. Considers such features as air temperature, clouds, fronts, and thunderstorms.
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Interactive visualization, 3-D environment full of real NASA mission data. Explore the cosmos from your computer. Hop on an asteroid. Fly with NASA's Voyager spacecraft. See the entire solar system moving in real time. It's up to you. You control space and time
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Contains information about sound movement, measurement, different sounds in the sea, and advanced topics.
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Published in 2013
Time-lapse video with 360 movie panels showing the sky over almost an entire year, from mid-2009 to mid-2010. Videos were shot from the Exploratorium museum in San Francisco, CA.
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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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GEOCOAST aims to broadcast educational videos about Ireland's coastal and marine environments with particular focus on coastal geology and geomorphology.
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Worldmapper is a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest. There are now nearly 700 maps. Maps 1-366 are also available as PDF posters. Use the menu above to find a map of interest.
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By HINT.FM
An invisible, ancient source of energy surrounds us, energy that powered the first explorations of the world, and that may be a key to the future. This map shows you the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US. Zoom into your location
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Find a variety of Flash animations, from minerals to weathering to structural geology, check out the animations on plate tectonics and there is now a new one, (see Mantle dynamics and plate tectonics) that explains how the use of seismic tomography sheds new light on the mantle convection model.
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This web-resource, which is aimed at UK science students, shows how surface and deep Earth processes produce the rocks we stand on, and use to build our homes.
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The following animation shows both the helicentric model and geocentric model with three objects: the Sun (yellow), Earth (blue) and Mars (red). Both models produce the same effect as viewed from the Earth.
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CO2 emitted by volcanoes into the atmosphere is removed by a series of chemical reactions related to rock weathering.
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Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go.
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Solar system formation animation.
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With this animation you can see soil develop right before your eyes. Watch the organic matter cover the soil surface and become the organic horizon. Below that horizon are several others which have specific characteristics. Learn what comprises each horizon and how it interacts with the other...
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