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Established in 1947, the Club is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization dedicated to the earth sciences, local geology and mining history, rock-hounding, and lapidary and jewelry arts. It offers the only fully equipped open studio for lapidary and jeweler arts in this region with frequent classes,...
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Since 1947 the Columbine Gem and Mineral Society is a local organization of people who share interests in rocks and minerals, local travel, local geography, and history. The society is not geared towards professional geologists, but rather for the average person interested in rocks, minerals, gems,...
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Rock Cycle is an interactive Web site where students can learn all about rocks and geology, the science of rocks. They will learn how rocks can be identified, how they are formed, and how they change over time. Students will identify the three major kinds of rocks and learn how to tell them apart....
Grade Level   5 6 7 8
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What is science? How does science work? What are scientists like? Misconceptions regarding the answers to these questions abound. Too often science comes across to students as unapproachable and devoid of human involvement. These mistaken ideas can interfere in understanding science concepts, cause...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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The Core Lab is an approximately 10-day activity to introduce the idea that we can use sediment cored as recorders of the history of Earth's climate and chemistry. In particular, we focus on sediment cores from the deep sea, since this represents the best archive for scientists studying Earth's...
Grade Level   11 12
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Photo Collection of earthquake damage around the world
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Need a quick reference to the geologic time scale of Earth's history? Try out out Free geotimescale 2 app! Find out, for example, when dinosaurs ruled the world or when reptiles first appeared. This is an excellent reference for students, educators, professional geologists, or anyone interested in...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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The National Marine Sanctuaries Media Library is a comprehensive collection of public domain photographs and short video clips from all 14 marine protected areas managed by NOAA. The images provide an up-close look at unique wildlife and habitats and remind us of the need to protect these areas....
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Activity where students represent different historical scientists. Students introduce themselves using the biographical paragraphs in order to show how ideas about the earth and earthquakes have changed through time as recorded in various historical documents.
Grade Level   7 8 9 10 11 12
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These are some of the animal species Charles Darwin would have seen when he visited the Galapagos Islands.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3
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Membership in the History of the Earth Sciences Society (HESS) offers opportunities to interact and exchange ideas with others interested in the history of the geosciences, whether scientists or historians
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The Paleontological Research Institution serves society by increasing and disseminating knowledge about the history of life on Earth.
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Photographs from the US Department of State are provided in several photostreams on varied topics, which can be searched. There are also albums available.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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The Kentucky Paleontological Society was founded in 1993 for the purpose of promoting interest in and knowledge of the science of paleontology. It is intended that the Society be a network for the exchange of data between professionals and serious amateurs int he field. A newsletter is published...
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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.
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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 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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Dinosaurs are prehistoric reptiles that have lived on Earth from about 228 million years ago to the present. This activity will help students understand the difference between dinosaurs and other animals.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4
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Our Plate Motion Calculator calculates tectonic plate motion at any location on Earth using one or more plate motion models.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Explore resources for teaching about apportionment and redistricting. Use multiple teaching methods, including hands-on materials and instructional technology. National Geographic's Giant State Maps offer historical context and an overview of current population distribution; a background...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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