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Published in 2017
Are you interested in birds, fish, the oceans or streams in your community? Are you concerned about fracking, air quality, extreme weather, asthma, Alzheimer's disease, Zika or other epidemics? Now you can do more than read about these issues. You can be part of the solution. Citizen Science has...
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Published in 2014
In this episode of MinuteEarth, we discover that the deeper we go underground, the hotter it gets. It also examines the accurate and inaccurate aspects of Lord Kelvin's (Sir William Thompson) theory of why the center of the Earth is hot.
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The National Park Service brings you information on geologic time and how we tell the age of the Earth. Learn about fundamental geologic concepts, view a geologic time module, view a video on the Big Ideas in Geoscience, and look at fossils and rocks throughout geologic time.
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2013
Why do some regions experience full-time heat while others are reckoning with frigid temperatures and snow? And why are the seasons reversed in the two hemispheres? Rebecca Kaplan explains how the shape of the Earth's orbit around the Sun and the Earth's tilt on its axis affect the amount of...
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Published in 2015
A day in the life of a Geologist at ConocoPhillips.
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Published in 2017
Pluto is one of the most mysterious and controversial celestial objects in the solar system. Find out what most mystifies scientists and stargazers about this dwarf planet.
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Published in 2013
This video demonstrates that you can find beauty in every day objects, right at the end of a microscope lens.
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Filmmakers are making many different types of films and Museum of the Moving Image Publishes Sloan Science & Film to enhance public understanding of science through film. This is a guide to 46 short narrative (fiction) films - all supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's nationwide film program...
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Planet Earth 3D allows students to explore the Earth. The app features a 3D model of the Earth that students can rotate and explore. It also includes information about the structure and rotation of the Earth and a discussion of the moon and stars as well.
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Students will determine that some minerals, rocks, and other materials are naturally magnetic.
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Using the view of the local area, students use the local landscape features as evidence for underlying geology.
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Which type of classroom eruption best hsows how volcanoes erupt? Students will be evaluating different types of classroom eruptions to gauge which best shows how eruptions are triggered.
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NAGT works to foster improvement in the teaching of the Earth sciences at all levels of formal and informal instruction, to emphasize the cultural significance of the Earth sciences and to disseminate knowledge in this field to the general public. We support research-based teaching through...
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This comprehensive virtual tour allows visitors using a desktop computer (Windows, Mac, Linux) or a mobile device (iPhone, iPad, Android) to take a virtual, self-guided, room-by-room walking tour of the whole museum. You can even browse a list of past exhibits, which is included on the ground floor...
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In this activity, visitors can watch as a crystal self-assembles instantly! During this activity visitors learn what crystals are and how they grow. They also discover that self-assembly is an important process for many naturally occurring systems.
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Meteo AR and Meteo VR are apps for exploring geoscience data from your mobile device. They are free and available for download in the Apple Store and Google play.
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Published in 2015
This interactive visualization allows you to explore data sets from over a dozen NASA Earth science missions for 25 unique views of our world.
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AmericaView remote sensing scientists have developed a set of K-12 remote sensing lesson plans tp support Earth Observation Day.
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Each year, as part of Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW), ACS sponsors an illustrated poem contest for K-12 students. Participating ACS local sections invite area students to compete.
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Palaeocast, funded in part by the Paleontological Society, is a free web series exploring the fossil record and the evolution of life on earth.
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