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The purpose of this award is to honor the memory of Dr. Edward C. Roy, Jr. Dr. Roy was a past president of the American Geosciences Institute (AGI), a professor at Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, and a recipient of both the Ian Campbell Medal and the Heroy Distinguished Service Award. He was...
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This activity has students making a topographic model out of salad trays. Students copy maps onto the trays and add different topographic features. When put together, the trays show a complete topographic map.
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Calling all space-heads! NASA has launched a new playlist of videos on YouTube for Kids. Most appropriate for elementary and middle level students, the playlist features 33 intriguing, kid-friendly videos from NASA exploring topics such as our solar system's formation, the scale of the universe,...
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Using fossils to correlate and locate the correct strata, and to determine where in those strata dinosaurs might be found, it is now possible to see how dinosaur fossils can be traced from one place to another.
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Published in 1998
A list compiled by the Operation Physics Elementary / middleschool physics education outreach project of the American Institute of Physics.
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The Royal Society Picture Library is a database of digital images of paintings, drawings and prints held in our collections. It has been created to inspire the exploration of science through its visual history. Browse and search rare, intriguing and beautiful pictures selected from the collections...
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In this activity, students will be introduced to the range and sizes among dinosaurs and prehistoric animals, visualize the actual sizes of those animals by projecting images into the classroom, and gain an intuitive feel for the mathematical process of scaling.
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Water on earth is used over and over. The water cycle, the continuous movement of water from ocean to air and land then back to the ocean in a cyclic pattern, is a central concept in meteorology. In the water cycle, the sun heats the Earth's surface water, causing that surface water to evaporate...
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This site features earth science lessons for early and later elementary, middle school, and high school.
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"The Kids' website from NIH's National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences features games, activities, stories, and lessons that encourage elementary and middle level students to learn about the environment and have fun while doing it. Topic links like Environment and Health; Healthy Living;...
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The National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) has resources, activities, games, and links to teach elementary and middle level students about staying safe in severe weather such as tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, lightning, and winter storms. In addition to Owlie Skywarn coloring sheets, teachers can...
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Since 1988, National Estuaries Week has celebrated the many ways we benefit from healthy, thriving coastal ecosystems. All throughout the country, local organizations including Restore America's Estuaries member groups, National Estuarine Research Reserves, and National Estuary Programs organize...
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Too many young Americans are unable to make effective decisions, understand geo-spatial issues, or even recognize their impacts as global citizens. National Geographic created Geography Awareness Week to raise awareness to this dangerous deficiency in American education and excite people about...
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This brochure lists reasons why earth science matters to everyone, from careers, to education. Spanish version available.
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Like animals everywhere, Antarctic penguins are adjusting, or not, to changes in their habitat brought by warming temperatures. With extensive field research on their existing colonies, and a 45,000 year-old record contained in deposits of their bones and egg shells, we know more about how Antarctic...
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This presentation includes links to videos about scientists and engineers working with the Global Precipitation Measurement Mission (from the Faces of GPM series), as well as other STEM careers videos, followed by a number of links to online career resources. It is designed to be used students...
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The new Netflix science series Brainchild features relatable, family-friendly science topics such as the senses, neurology, marine biology, and gravity, as well as women and minorities in STEM fields. Targeted to preteens and teens, Brainchild explores major scientific topics using interactive...
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Since 1994, this organization has been dedicated to increasing elementary and middle level students' interest in STEM and encouraging girls -- and all students -- to discover the fun and wonder of these fields through STEM clubs. This website features resources for educators interested in starting a...
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Published in 2019
Each year, the NOAA Marine Debris Program sponsors a nationwide art contest in an effort to get children thinking about how they can keep debris out of the ocean. Kindergartners through 8th graders from all over the country submit artwork depicting the marine debris problem, and the program selects...
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