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This journal consists of current oceanography research conducted by NASA, NOAA, and university researchers and educators at NASA It features a collection of articles, classroom activities, readings, teacher/student questions, imagery and more designed for the biology/environmental/earth science classroom. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Biological oceanography
 
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This DVD and teacher workbook are built around interviews with scientists in laboratories at Michigan State, Princeton, and Indiana University who are working on water and gas samples they collected from deep gold mines in South Africa and the Canadian Arctic. The video supports and compliments the accompanying workbook lessons and activities and offers students and teachers insight into the Indiana-Princeton-Tennessee ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Video
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Space science
 
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This set of cards highlights a different extremophile group (e.g. halophiles, thermophiles, acidophiles) with a photo of the environment they live in on the front of the card and then "stats" on the back of the card. Currently the cards are PDF's but will ultimately be printed as 2.5"x3.5" cards (in the spirit of baseball trading cards). Full description.
Grade level: Informal
Resource type: Photograph
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Geology, Space science
 
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This inquiry-based curriculum focuses on Earth science and astronomy. Investigations cover topics such as: life cycles, Sun-Earth connections, latitude and longitude, time zones, Earth's orbit, and seasons. In addition to the curriculum, the site also includes an introduction to inquiry in education and related educational resources (especially connections to folklore). Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Space science
 
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This book cover relates the role the Great Dismal Swamp, NC, plays in the food chain. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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This product consists of eight astrobiology after-school activities, each of which may be completed in about one hour. The science of astrobiology is concerned with the question of whether or not life exists on other planets. These activities were adapted for use in afterschool programs with ages 5-12. A Astrobiology: Science Learning Activities for Afterschool was produced by the American Museum ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Biology, Space science
 
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In this activity, users examine satellite images from NASA's Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) that show how much ozone is in the atmosphere over the Southern Hemisphere. They interpret the images to identify ozone thinning that develops over this region each summer, and compare its size from year to year. Using freely available image analysis software, ImageJ, users quantify the area of the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Case study, Module / Unit
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Chemistry, Climatology, Environmental science
 
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In this activity, the GLOBE Kids, on their second visit to Willow Creek, discover why the creek looks different. They learn about making observations, measuring water temperature and speed, and looking for critters in the water. In Activity 1, 'Magnify That', students will be able to identify a magnifying lens and its purpose. They will be able to explain how the same object looks different when using ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Soil science
 
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This lesson plan uses NASA satellite data to contrast amounts of cloud coverage over different climate regions in Africa. It introduces the circulation pattern of Hadley Cells and the band of convergence and convection called the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ). The lesson also discusses how frequent cloud cover and precipitation occur along the ITCZ and how climate affects the people living ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Case study, Lesson plan, Problem set, Project, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Glossary, Abstract / Summary, Educational portal, Ask an expert, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset, Software
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Space science, Technology
 
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This lesson plan uses NASA Clouds and Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) instrument percent coverage surface data with a world map to locate landmasses and bodies of water at the Earth's Equator. When using satellites to study Earth system processes, especially atmospheric processes, it is important to know what is the background that one is seeing on the Earth. This lesson provides an introduction ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Case study, Lesson plan, Problem set, Project, Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Glossary, Abstract / Summary, Educational portal, Ask an expert, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset, Software
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Space science, Technology
 
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