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By UNAVCO
Published in 2018
What caused the April 25, 2015 Nepal earthquake?  Check out this video from IRIS (Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology) to learn more.  Be sure to look for the GPS data provided by UNAVCO!
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Covering 70% of the Earth's surface, the ocean plays a major role in our climate, weather, and living conditions for plants and animals. Through the NOAA Adopt a Drifter Program, kids are learning about ocean currents in real time, as scientists collect and analyze ocean data.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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GeoMapApp is an earth science exploration and visualization application that is continually being expanded as part of the Marine Geoscience Data System (MGDS) at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University. The application provides direct access to the Global Multi-Resolution...
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To contribute to NASA's studies of our home planet, all you need is a smartphone, access to the outdoors, and the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Observer app. Using the app -- which is available for both iOS and Android platforms -- students of all ages can...
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Published in 2013
This 16-page booklet illustrates multiple NASA sources that llow educators to incorporate real Eart hscience data and images in their teaching and programs. Sample resources as well as firsthand accounts of how these are being used in the classroom or informal education setting are included.
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This activity is designed to show stdents the relationship between ocean tides and the lunar movements. It uses the tide data for Boston Harbor to show these relationships, but data from other sites can also be used.
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The Global Historical Tsunami Database consists of two related files containing information on tsunami events from 2000 BC to the present in the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans; and the Mediterranean and Caribbean Seas.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Published in 2015
As part of our effort to enhance geosciences education awareness, the American Geosciences Institute collects science education data from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and summarizes the data into reports at the elementary and secondary levels. The data and reports are available here....
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This interactive map allows the user to search for mineral resources across the world.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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View current and past earthquakes around the globe. Use the zoom tool to see a particular region in detail.
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The Volcanoes of the World database provides a catalog of Holocene and Pleistocene volcanoes, and eruptions from the past 10,000 years.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Students use the Tides Online web page to answer questions on this student worksheet.
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The Marine Debris Tracker spreads awareness of marine debris, as well as serves as an easy to use and simple tool for marine debris data collection.
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The Images offered here were produced in the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (formerly the National Geophysical Data Center), with the exception of the sea floor topography from satellite altimetry images, produced by Dr. Walter Smith of NOAA. Some images were produced in...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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The LandsatLook Viewer is a prototype tool that was developed to allow rapid online viewing and access to the USGS Landsat image archives.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Input parameters into the map viewer and see data related to land use and coverage, hydrology, transportation, structures, elevation index, and natural hazards.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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The National Water Information System (NWIS) provides map-interface access to data at over 1.5 million water-monitoring sites.
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Visualize and explore observed land cover changes for your region and time frame of interest.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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View NOAA water levels at a station near you.
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In this activity you will measure changing weather conditions prior to, during, and after a storm.
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