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Rock and Mineral kits, maps, fact sheets, classroom materials; Location: Columbia, SC
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Equipment Loan Program, Visiting the Department, Teacher Resources, Videos of Experiments, Instructional Technology and using iPad Apps, links to Earth Scince blogs; Location: Central Indiana
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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SciEd is science education support and programs for teachers. Working with teachers, we strive to advance science literacy through dynamic resources: field trips to the museum, in-school visits, curriculum support, Science House lending library, and professional development.; Location: St. Paul, MN
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Find audio and videos on minerals, engineering, career fields, and more.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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"Lesson plans for teaching about seismology and other Earth science topics. Includes descriptions of demonstrations, experiments and activities for teachers and students. The lessons are designed primarily for teachers of grades 5-12 but can be adapted to introductory college level Earth science...
Grade Level   5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Workshops, resources, fellowships, and outreach projects for educators and students in K-12 and higher education.; Location: Boulder, CO
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Earth science exhibit with multimedia components; Location: Baltimore, MD
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Educators, students, and the general public can join scientists on worldwide research expeditions on various earth and environmental science topics; Location: worldwide
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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In addition to serving the community through research and education, Boise State University and the Department of Geosciences are committed to public service through outreach efforts. The Department of Geosciences is eager to work with local teachers and classes to enhance Earth Science education in...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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In this module, students will explore: the different types of rocks, how rocks are formed and how they are worn away, different types of landforms created by the removal and the deposition of rock and soil, the effect of glaciers on landforms.
Grade Level   6 7 8
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Investigating Earth Systems approaches Earth System Science through problem-solving, with community-based models that are hands-on and inquiry-driven.In this module, students will investigate: the kinds of materials in soil, the arrangement of soil materials, the amount of water the soil can hold,...
Grade Level   6 7 8
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Students will be able to identify minerals according to physical properties by using color, luster, Moh's hardness scale, the streak test and an identification sheet. The purpose of this investigation is to understand how geoscientists identify minerals by color, luster, and tests for streak and...
Grade Level   3 4 5 6
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The rock cycle is the combination of all the processes that act to break down rocks, move sedimentary materials from place to place, and produce new rocks. In this investigation, students will discover what happens to rocks under lots of pressure and heat through a simulation that uses crayon...
Grade Level   3 4 5 6
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This activity teaches the student to identify minerals by observing and testing the physical properties of each mineral. Have students compare their test results with the Mineral Identification Sheet.
Grade Level   4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Students take samples from two different geological layers and sieve for clast size mass data. They will also make sketches of some of the clasts and describe the rounded versus angular aspects in each of the formations. Students then prepare a histogram showing the percentages of clast size mass...
Grade Level   7 8 9 10 11 12
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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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Academy On the Go (outreach to schools); fairs and festivals; family programs; Location: Philadelphia, PA
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Get your sparkle on at Gemological Institute of America (GIA)'s website to gemology and geology education. Targeted for elementary and middle school level students and teachers, the website offers sections such as Gem Explorer, Story of a Gem, and Gem Glossary. Gem Explorer presents information...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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Students will be able to discuss how different magnitudes of earthquakes affect structures differently by simulating how buildings become damaged in an earthquake.
Grade Level   4 5 6 7 8
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A system is a group of related features or objects that are organized in some way. Different parts of a system interact with each other. This causes a system to function in some way as a whole. Every system has a driving force that makes it work. In any system, there can be a large number of parts...
Grade Level   3 4 5 6
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