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CalPhotos is a collection of 513-333 photos of plants, animals, fossils, people, and landscapes from around the world.
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"This is a 3D tour that allows you to """"""""walk"""""""" around the Yoho National Park in Canada and zoom in on various geological features. Still pictures of rock formations and mountains are included."
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"Nova Scotia's virtual museum offers plenty of information on fossils. Students can """"""""tour"""""""" the museum, discovering answers on what trace fossils are, what footprint fossils look like, and how to duplicate life. Activities and links to where actual fossil sites is also provided."
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Suppose you are given one hour to tell someone about paleontology. The audience is naive but interested. They want to know something about paleontology but have not previously received, and may ever again receive, formal instruction in the subject. What will you choose to talk about? The example of...
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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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This site allows students to access information about their local soils. Students can see how healthy their soil is, and what that land is useful for (urban development, wetland conservation, waste management sites, forested area, etc). Web Soil Survey (WSS) provides soil data and information...
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Our high-definition cameras give you and your students a wonderfully unique glimpse into the real lives of birds. This nesting season, we encourage you to join the excitement and tune in during one of the most dynamic times of birds' lives. These four activities will help you engage students in...
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A simple schematic of the Eyjafjallajökull Volcano summit, crater and ash plume as seen on Blue Peter's Make It. It is intended as a simple guide to understanding how volcanoes such as Eyjafjallajökull are influenced by tectonic plate activity along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. It also shows the route...
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We have included a number of articles by and about Wilson Bentley and links to other snowflake related websites including a number of educational resources related to snowflakes.
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We inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees.
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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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Published in 2012
Iain Stewart looks at some of the world's most dramatic earthquakes and reveals the stories and science behind them. In seconds, these powerful forces of nature which cannot be predicted or prevented can shake a town to destruction and shift the landscape forever. We discover why quakes can last 50...
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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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Imagination is our window to the future. At NASA/JPL we strive to be bold in advancing the edge of possibility so that someday, with the help of new generations of innovators and explorers, these visions of the future can become a reality. As you look through these images of imaginative travel...
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This science podcast series for children and their families was produced by teacher Marshall Escamilla and science Reporter Lindsay Patterson. Each 10- to 20-minute podcast explores a different science mystery and features an interview with a scientist in the field. Appropriate for all ages, the...
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By JogNog
This game-based quiz program offers assessments for students in grades 2-12 in a variety of core subjects, including science, math, language arts,and history. Teachers can use the website's pre-existing quizzes or create their own. The science quizzes employ the key vocabulary and concepts in the...
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The goal of our edible education curriculum is to empower students with the knowledge and values to make food choices that are healthy for them, their communities, and the environment. The lessons are fully integrated into academic subjects and support content standards, Common Core State Standards,...
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This web site is designed to help educators prepare, plan, and teach about science and technology. A search engine enables you to sift through all of the Smithsonian Educational Institutions for what you need.
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Cartographers and photogrammetrists are responsible for measuring and mapping Earth's surface. Cartgraphers and photogrammetrists collect, analyze, interpret, and map geographic information from surveys and from data and photographs collected using airplanes and satellites. This occupation plays a...
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Combine your iPhone or tablet with a 3D-printed clip and glass sphere to create an inexpensive, yet powerful, microscope. The microscope slips over the camera lens of the cell phone and is no thicker than a phone case. It is designed to fit most cell phone brands, including iPhone 4 and 5, Galaxy S3...
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