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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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By UNAVCO
The UNAVCO Educator Packet includes a suite of materials useful in both the classroom and informal educational environments. Designed for K-12 teachers, college professors, and informal outreach instructors, all these materials help students explore geodesy, geodetic data, and the role geodesy plays...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Outlined below are key examples of educational activities coordinated by the CZO National Office to engage K-12 teachers or administrators overseeing K-12 funding programs.
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One of my special interests is producing astronomy resource guides to help educators, astronomy students, and the interested public figure out the best books, articles, and websites for researching a particular topic in space science or astronomy education. The links on this page will take you to...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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The California Education and the Environment Initiative is a program of CalReycle's Office of Education and the Environment (OEE). Our mission is to foster environmental literacy among all California students as part of a high-quality K-12 education. Environmental literacy builds critical thinking...
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Experts at Stanford University systematically searched the academic literature and analyzed 119 peer-reviewed studies published over a 20-year period that measured the impacts of environmental education for K-12 students. The review found clear evidence that environmental education programs provide...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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With a background on how melts form and freeze, we can now introduce key features of the two settings intrusive and extrusive in which igneous rocks form.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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By UNAVCO
Fieldwork has long been considered an essential part of the geosciences. UNAVCO supports the inclusion of geodetic field methods and data analysis into undergraduate and graduate courses with field components. Resources available allow field education programs to update technical knowledge on...
Grade Level   11 12
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Produced collaboratively by the California Academy of Sciences and Khan Academy, this online course for high school (and adult) learners takes students on a virtual expedition investigating the discovery of life on Earth. Through more than 30 tutorials, students explore all aspects of biodiversity:...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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WETMAAP originated in 1994 as a Wetland Education Program and in 2010 management of the program moved to CNL World, a science education and outreach non-profit. WETMAAP supports education outreach and professional development for environmental and earth sciences formal and informal educators....
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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CareerOneStop occupation profile for an Atmospheric and Space Scientist. View information on this career such as: education, workforce, skills, daily activities, and more.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Grade Level   11 12
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The Earth is very much alive, even its rocks shift and change. Practice geology vocabulary with this challenging crossword puzzle. But there's a twist--you must first match up each word with its definition to find out where it goes in the puzzle. Your student can brush up on his/her earth science...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Students use sugar cubes to demonstrate how karstic scenery forms. This activity can be used in any science or geography lesson.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Published in 2017
A short video on vertical sorting and graded bedding filmed in an earth science classroom.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Using a pupil model to demonstrate the slab pul is the main plate-driving force. Considering the different processes likely to be driving plate movement by use os a student model.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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By UNAVCO
These hands-on demonstrations can be used for informal and formal gorup events such as school visits, museum preentations, science days, or for at-home exploration. Hands-on demonstrations are an effective way for novice learners, whether they are students, public, or museum visitors, to experience...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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By UNAVCO
Published in 2017
UNAVCO has a number of hands-on demonstrations to use at informal and formal group events like school visits, museum presentations, science days, or farmers markets. This video shows a demonstration illustrating how the surface of Earth will move up or down under the weight of a glacier.
Grade Level   11 12
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By UNAVCO
Published in 2017
UNAVCO has a number of hands-on demonstrations to use at informal and formal group events like school visits, museum presentations, science days, or farmers markets. This video shows a demonstration we have illustrating how seasonal fluctuations in the storage and recharge of groundwater near faults...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Published in 2017
Shelley Olds presents an introduction to using the UNAVCO Velocity Viewer. Check out how to engage students using this tool to explore ground motion and earthquakes!
Grade Level   7 8 9 10 11 12
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