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"Modeling the Molecular World focuses on connecting the macroscopic world in which students live with the invisible world of molecules. The workshop begins with an exploration of the basic principles of chemistry that result in structure/function relationships and result in a complex array of...
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GIF files illustrating simple seismic wave propagation concepts.
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View a simulation of the visible spectrum is displayed under the curve, corresponding to 400 nm (blue), 500 nm (green), and 650 nm (red) values. The colored circles on the left represent the percent of each color present and a simulation of the total color of the object.
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Flashed teaching resources in geology. This site has several different categories to choose from relating to geology that is kid friendly. It includes diagrams and great explanations that are very thought provoking.
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This downloadable image from the Max-Planck Institut für Meteorologie details the big marine converyor belt.
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This activity uses the Earthquake Machine, a mechanical model that illustrates the earthquake cycle, as a tool to investigate the behavior of fault systems. In the activity groups of students are presented with a claim about earthquakes. Using the Earthquake Machine, students design an investigation...
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ChemSTEM gives links to videos on many chemistry topics, such as atomic structure, isotopes, and reactions. There are also videos with chemistry problems for students to solve.
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The Kansas Geological Foundation has a number of video tapes available for use by the membership of the Kansas Geological Society and the general public. These tapes may be viewed at the George Bruce Resource Center at the Kansas Geological Society Library located at 212 N. Market, Wichita, Kansas,...
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2013
The shape, contents and future of the universe are all intricately related. We know that it's mostly flat; we know that it's made up of baryonic matter (like stars and planets), but mostly dark matter and dark energy; and we know that it's expanding constantly, so that all stars will eventually burn...
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Published in 2006
Students learn about jet streams and explore the effects of the polar-front jet stream on weather conditions in North America.
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2014
We only know 4% of what the universe is made up of. Can we also know what lies beyond our galaxy ... and if there are undiscovered forms of matter? Luckily, we have space messengers — cosmic rays — that bring us physical data from parts of the cosmos beyond our reach. Veronica Bindi...
Grade Level   11 12
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2014
There's a game of Tetris happening on a global scale: The playing space is planet Earth, and all those pesky, stacking blocks represent carbon dioxide -, a greenhouse gas that is piling up ever more rapidly as we burn the fossil fuels that run our cars, factories and power plants. Joss Fong outlines...
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CareerOneStop occupation profile for Geophysical Data Technician. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.
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CareerOneStop occupation profile for an Astronomer. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.
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Star in a Box allows you to explore one of the most enigmatic tools in astronomy -, the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram. When you first open the box you start with a star with the same mass as the Sun but you can change this to a different mass at any time. The tracks that you see on the graph map the...
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By UNAVCO
Published in 2017
Learn about what geodesy actually is, as well as geodesy's application in our everyday lives. UNAVCO's 2017 USIP geoscience video production interns Ellie and Christopher produced this video.
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Includes an earthquake intensity location map of North America. Allows searches for specific earthquakes by city and state, so you can look up the intensity of historic earthquakes in your community.
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This downloadable image from the Max-Planck Institut für Meteorologie details the water cycle.
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Published in 2010
These reports present the number and percentage of students dropping out and completing public school (among states that reported dropouts and completers).
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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.
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