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Early Image is a collection of extinct-animal paintings and sketches produced before 1923 (and therefore in the public domain). Some of the works are of Victorian age and may lend atmosphere to a class emphasizing the history of geology. The works are divided into two categories; prehistoric life before KT and prehistoric life after KT. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Illustration - scientific
Subject: Paleontology
 
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This illustrated story is about a seven year old girl whose father works as a town forester. The story is interspersed with facts about trees and teaches children about urban forests, ecosystems, foresters, and photosynthesis as well as the differences between broadleaf, conifer, deciduous, and evergreen trees. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Book - text
Subject: Forestry
 
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This downloadable booklet provides an overview of wetlands for younger students. Topics include what a wetland is, plants and animals that inhabit them, the many terms (marsh, swamp, etc.) used to describe them, what to do when visiting wetlands, and what functions wetlands perform in the environment. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Hydrology
 
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This table presents the modified Mercalli Intensity Scale (MMI), a measure of earthquake intensity based on shaking severity and observed effects of earthquakes. It includes MMI value, a description of shaking severity, and a summary and full description of damage effects. Each MMI value is accompanied by an illustration showing its expected effects. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Ref. material
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This poster illustrates marine biologists' concerns about the effects of the oil slick from the 2011 Horizon Oil Spill and the use and impact of dispersants upon the life underwater. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Presentation / Demo, Illustration - artistic
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Chemical oceanography
 
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This website provides images to visually communicate programs, projects, and events of the US Army Corps of Engineers. The library consists of photographs, illustrations, artwork, clipart, logos, maps, and posters of a majority of the Corps of Engineers civil and military projects from around the world. Users may search by Division/Center, District/Laboratory, Project/Title, Location/State, Graphic ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Photograph
Subject: Environmental science, Human geography, Natural hazards
 
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Why are there sedimentary or igneous or metamorphic rocks in your backyard? What is the underlying geologic story that explains the shape of the world around you? The Teacher-Friendly Regional Geology Guides provide teachers with the tools to incorporate regional and local geology into the classroom. Using geologic history as a framework, the Guides examine rocks, glaciers, fossils, topography, minerals, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field trip - virtual, Guide for instructor, Illustration - artistic, Map
Subject: Environmental science, Geologic time, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology, Natural hazards, Soil science
 
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This collection of meteorological tutorials comes from the Central Institute of Meteorology and Geodynamics (ZAMG) in Vienna, Austria. The ZAMG has a broad range of research and publication activities, from daily forecasts to earthquake and geomagnetic research. This collection covers many weather phenomena, explaining behavior and relationships in hyperlinked lessons that feature many diagrams and ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Case study, Tutorial, Illustration - artistic, Imagery - remotely sensed
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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There are currently millions of man-made orbital ruins that make up "space junk". Space junk can be anything from hatches blown off space modules, paint fragments from the space shuttle, or satellites that no longer work. On this website you will help to capture junk that's floating out there in space. Each time you capture junk, you also find a short description of the junk, how it arrived in space ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Lab activity, Illustration - artistic, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Space science
 
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This tutorial contains animations that illustrate factors related to seasons on Earth. There are two sets of animations. The first set establishes viewpoints for observing the seasons and the second set studies the seasons on a planet with a 40-day year. In some of the animations, the user can control variables such as time. There is also a PDF file that features a learning guide about the Seasons ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Tutorial, Illustration - artistic
Subject: Space science
 
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