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Mars Trek is an application that allows you to view imagery and perform analysis on data from the planet Mars.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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In this lesson, students examine seismic evidence to determine that the Earth must have a layered internal structure and to estimate the size of Earth's core. Students are divided into two teams (theoreticians and seismologists) to test the simplest hypothesis for what is inside of the Earth: that...
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In Deep-Sea Coral Communities: Sentinels of a Changing Ocean, a lesson for grades 9-12 from NOAA's National Marine Sanctuaries, students investigate the unique biology of deep-sea corals and learn to identify soft corals, hard corals, invertebrates, and fish found in these communities. To identify...
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The University of Victoria’s Ocean Networks Canada monitors the west and east coasts of Canada and the Arctic to continuously deliver data in real-time for scientific research that helps communities, governments and industry make informed decisions about our future. Using cabled observatories,...
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Published in 2016
artist and scientist Jill Pelto combines art with scientific data to raise awareness about climate change. By enlivening data with illustration, she tells a story about the effects of many climate factors, from ice cap melting to decreasing ability for fish to properly navigate. In this exercise,...
Grade Level   6 7 8
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Published in 2013
Mapping the Nation is an interactive map that pulls together demographic, economic, and education indicators—nearly one million data points—to show that the United States is a truly global nation.
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The process of switching to cleaner forms of energy is a complex issue. Think Green allows students to break the issue down into more manageable pieces and to explore solar energy. Students will model solar energy inputs at different locations, analyze the cost effectiveness of installing solar...
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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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Education Policy Analysis Archives/Archivos Analíticos de Políticas Educativas/Arquivos Analíticos de Políticas Educativas (EPAA/AAPE) is a peer-reviewed, open-access, international, multilingual, and multidisciplinary journal designed for researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and...
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Founded in 1934 by Act 131 of the Louisiana legislature, the Louisiana Geological Survey is the premier geological research institution in the state of Louisiana. Always housed on the beautiful campus of Louisiana State University, the LGS was originally part of the Louisiana Department of...
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This nation-wide, afterschool science, technology, engineering, and math learning program features games, projects, and hands-on activities that middle level students can use to investigate their local environment. The program also lets them use citizen science to document discoveries, share data,...
Grade Level   6 7 8
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By Esri
Pedon Vault gives users nationwide a way to share data by populating a national database of sites that can be used by educators, scientists, farmers, landowners, schools, soil judging teams, the general public and many more according to Jason Nemecek, Wisconsin State Soil Scientist. According to...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Published in 2015
Check out this BBC article to get a visual on how global warming has increased throughout the years, and learn more about what needs to be done to slow the process.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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The LandsatLook Viewer is a prototype tool that was developed to allow rapid online viewing and access to the USGS Landsat image archives.
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Published in 2008
Six years after No Child Left Behind's passage, we have collected more data than ever before about the academic performance of our students and schools. See data on how we're doing as a nation -, student achievement in reading and math, high school graduation rates, schools making adequate yearly...
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These links provide access to descriptive information and explanatory notes, maps, searches, visualizations, and more. The data cover the globe, and while most span the last few millennia, some datasets extend back in time 100 million years. Most of the data are time series of geophysical or...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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This site details student-built, fishermen-deployed, satellite-tracked drifters. Learn about different projects and what they're tracking in the world oceans. Student Drifters is as an educational program for formal and informal learning. Educators can address multiple disciplines including Science,...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Covering 70% of the Earth's surface, the ocean plays a major role in our climate, weather, and living conditions for plants and animals. Through the NOAA Adopt a Drifter Program, kids are learning about ocean currents in real time, as scientists collect and analyze ocean data.
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The Utah Geological Survey (UGS) is a division of the Utah Department of Natural resources, providing timely scientific information about Utah's geologic environment, resources, and hazards.
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The Vermont Geological Survey, also known as the Division of Geology and Mineral Resources in the Department of Environmental Conservation, conducts research and mapping relating to the geology, resources and topography of the State. Accessible geoscience data, maps and publications provide a...
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