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"Investigate cool """"""""ologies"""""""" (disciplines) at New York's American Museum of Natural History site. There are tons of activities relates to all the """"""""ologies"""""""" and wonderful videos and information for elementary level children."
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Published in 2010
The Known Universe takes viewers from the Himalayas through out atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Every star, planet, and quasar seen in the film is possible because of the world's mos complete four-dimensional map of the universe, the Digital Universe Atlas...
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Investigate what causes Antarctica's six-month summers and winters by studying day and night cycles across the globe.
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How has our ability to map Antarctica changed in the past 100 years? Do a little exploring of your own, and see what we've learned since Roald Amundsen raced to reach the South Pole first.
Grade Level   5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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These resources help students to analyze the factors that underline Antarctica's extreme cold conditions.
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These resources introduce Antarctica's extreme environments, describe the conditions under which researchers live and work, and explain how Antarctica is important to the Earth as a whole.
Grade Level   4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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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-qorld connections to biology, geology, and chemistry. They'll...
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To describe Earth's vast history, scientists use a geologic timescale. They divide it into long segments of time called eras. Each era is further divided into periods. Working in a small team, you will create a poster presentation about one of the periods in Earth's history. You can use classroom...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Published in 2007
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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Published in 2005
Students may be able to tell you how long ago dinosaurs lived, but it is difficult to conceptualize that enormous amount of time. The following activity will help students gain an understanding of geologic time.
Grade Level   5 6 7 8
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