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Celebrating Chemistry is designed to engage and educate children (grades 4-6) in the basic principles of chemistry and are available in both English and Spanish. Most editions are aligned with either National Chemistry Week (NCW) or Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW) and contain articles,...
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Earth image puzzles encourage people of all ages to engage with satellite imagery and learn more about remote sensing by offering a fun challenge.
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Earth Observation Day (EOD) is a STEM educational outreach event of AmericaView and our partners. The goal is to engage students and teachers in remote sensing as an exciting and powerful educational tool.
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Published in 2009
Project 2061's benchmarks are statements of what all students should know or be able to do in science, mathematics, and technology by the end of grades 2, 5, 8, and 12. The grade demarcations suggest reasonable checkpoints for estimating student progress toward the science literacy goals outlined in...
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Published in 1991
The following list of Earth science misconceptions, compiled from surveys and misconception research, may provide a starting point for discovering and contending with student misconceptions. 
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This database is for educators who would like some inspiration for teaching across the geosciences. It has a wide range of resources spanning a variety of subjects that may be covered in the curriculum or in informal learning. Also included are ideas and lesson plans from teachers who have attended...
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The Imagine Mars Project is a national arts, sciences, and technology education initiative that leads students to work together with scientists, engineers, artist, and civic leaders to design and share a futuristic Mars community for 100 people.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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This brochure lists reasons why earth science matters to everyone, from careers, to education. Spanish version available.
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PUMAS is a collection of brief examples showing how math and science topics taught in K-12 classes can be used in interesting settings, including every day life. The examples are written primarily by scientists, engineers, and other content experts having practical experience with the material. They...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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So much is said about technology in education these days: iPads, laptops, apps, flipped classrooms, etc., but in our eyes the main benefit of technology is that it enables teachers to bring the real world into the classroom. And videos are a great way to do that. Ass to that all the great...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Flash animations and simulations for astronomy education. Topics include seasons, moon phases, coordinate systems, light, and more.
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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.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Interactive video on weather patterns. Considers such features as air temperature, clouds, fronts, and thunderstorms.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
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Published in 2016
A comprehensive classroom resource containing fact sheets that introduce students to energy and describe energy resources, electricity consumption, efficiency, conservation, transportation, climate change, and emerging technologies. Infobooks can be used as a resource for many energy activities.
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This presentation includes links to videos about scientists and engineers working with the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission (from the Faces of GPM series), as well as other STEM careers videos, followed by a number of links to online career resources. It is designed to be used students...
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Having an in-depth understanding and awareness of energy concepts and global issues is essential to develop informed citizens. The Energy Teacher Resource is a collaboration between the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) and BP designed to provide resources and support on energy and...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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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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Community members of all ages are invited to contribute photographs — taken with cell phones, film cameras, or more sophisticated equipment — of the Moon. The images are collected over the course of a month or more and posted in chronological order. The collection forms a library display...
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In this 30-minute activity, children ages 7 and up, and their families go outside on a clear evening and view the sky to see the Moon for themselves. Using sky charts and other resources, and possibly in partnership with a local astronomical society, children navigate the Moon's impact craters, flat...
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The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) offers a new professional development opportunity for geoscientists and other geoscience professionals interested in connecting with non-technical audiences. The Geoscientist Outreach (GO!) Initiative provides geoscience professionals with the tools and...
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