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Celebrating Chemistry is designed to engage and educate children (grades 4-6) in the basic principles of chemistry and are available in both English and Spanish. Most editions are aligned with either National Chemistry Week (NCW) or Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW) and contain articles,...
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Students learn about the phases of the moon by acting them out. In 30 minutes, they will act out one complete 30-day cycle.
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The presence of water in solid, liquid, and gaseous forms is one of the primary factors that distinguished Earth from its neighbors in the solar system. In this activity, students will toss a globe to collect data on whether there is more surface water or land on earth.
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Published in 1995
Bill Nye talks about rocks and soils. Season 3 Episode 4.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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Published in 1998
Bill Nye talks about erosion. Season 5 Episode 14.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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Published in 1993
Bill Nye talks about dinosaurs. Season 1 Episode 3.
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National Geographic offers reference material to encourage your students to learn more about the Earth with encyclopedic entries. This entry is about Earth. Earth is the planet we live on, the third of eight planets in our solar system and the only known place in the universe to support life.
Grade Level   4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Visit NASA's Space Place website for a tour of the planet Earth! Targeted for elementary and middle level audiences and featuring NASA images, the page presents an overview of Earth.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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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...
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Students will recreate the lunar phases using the frosting from Oreo cookies. Round cream cheese crackers can also be used if cookies are not an option. The students will accurately model the shape of the Moon's phases using Oreo cookies and place the phases in order.
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Sun-Earth Days is comprised of a series of programs and events that occur throughout the year. Each year we wrap a fresh new thematic approach around Heliophysics science while highlighting scientists, their missions, and research. We provide resources, programs and events that make the latest...
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Published in 2017
"Are your students curious about our home planet? Check our the """"What is Earth?"""" features from NASA Knows! series for elementary (grades K-4) and middle level (grades 5-8, link at the bottom of the page) learners. Featuring illustrations and grade-appropriate text, the articles answer...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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Published in 2011
This 5-E lesson connects the shape of Earth's surface (and the names of the features that correspond to those shapes and textures) to the processes that form them. It also introduces students to how scientists use Earth to gain a better understanding of other planetary bodies in the solar system.
Grade Level   3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Geology Photographs by Marli Miller
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The Image of the Day, taken by NASA's Earth Observatory
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Photostream and albums of NASA's Earth Observatory
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The Great American eclipse site is a recently launched site byt the creator of eclipse-maps.com dedicated to August 2017's total solar eclipse. Visit for new maps, videos, and information.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies is a trusted leader in Earth and space science education, communication and outreach, and in fostering national and international cooperation in global Earth observations. These efforts-- designed to improve understanding of and response to natural...
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Published in 2004
"Welcome to the """"Wikipedia of science songs,"""" covering the expanding universe of educational music since 2004! Whether you're looking for a new YouTube rap video about genomics or a decades-old song about the periodic table, you've come to the right page!"
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Published in 2013
Why does the Earth have deserts? For the same reason it has rainforests -- Hadley Cells! Watch this video to see how Hadley cells create rainforests and deserts on Earth.
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