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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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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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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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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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This visualization of the Bubble Nebula begina with a ground-based view that encompasses the glowing cloud. The high-energy light from one of the massive O star, BD +60o2522, is responsible for ionization.
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McGraw-Hill is proud to bring you an assortment of outstanding Interactives like no other. These Interactives offer a fresh and dynamic method to teach the astronomy basics. Each Interactive will allow students to manipulate parameters and gain a better understanding of topics such as Blackbody...
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The Seismology data visualization tool to explore real-time earthquake data as a function of time, magnitude, and depth. This interactive tool displays real-time earthquake data from the USGS and historical data from 1898 to 2012. Users can also juxtapose plate tectonic boundaries, geologic imagery,...
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"The NAAP Rotating Sky Lab introduces the horizon coordinate system and the """"""""apparent"""""""" rotation of the sky. The relationship between the horizon and celestial equatorial coordinate systems is explicitly explored."
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The National Geologic Map Database is a collaborative effort by USGS and the state geological surveys. This is a great map of the United States that is user friendly and helpful in order to access USGS topo maps.
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More than one million people have viewed the professionally recorded and edited versions of astronomy talks by noted astronomers on YouTube in the Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture series. Now in HD, recent lectures include NASA's Jeff Moore on New Horizon Pluto results, Stanford's Tom Abel on the...
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2015
Just now, somewhere in the universe, a star exploded. In fact, a supernova occurs every second or so in the observable universe. Yet, we've never actually been able to watch a supernova in its first violent moments. Is early detection possible? Samantha Kuula details the science behind an early...
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By TED-Ed
Published in 2013
It's been a long road to the discovery that Earth is not the center of the Solar System, the Milky Way, or the universe; great thinker from Aristotle to Bruno have grappled with it for millenia. But if we aren't at the center of the universe, what is? Marjee Chmiel and Trevor Owens discuss where we...
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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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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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GeoMapApp is an earth science exploration and visualization application that is continually being expanded as part of the Marine Geoscience Data System (MGDS) at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University. The application provides direct access to the Global Multi-Resolution...
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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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This activity shows high schoolers what factors tend to resist changes in ocean pH, and why the ocean is salty.
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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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This PowerPoint and suggested script is about major discoveries made with telescopes and their technologies that changed the way we understand our universe.
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