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1. SOILS - Tools for Educators [USDA_NRCS_SOIL_TOOLS]
The SOILS - Tools for Educators provides background information on soils for students. The package includes soil facts, soil information for each state, lesson plans, soil songs, soil quality information ...


2. ClimProb: Web Based Climate Analysis for the Continental US [01-ClimProb-99]
ClimProb is a java based climate analysis application which has a variety of tools available to view and examine weather related data sets. Users define a time period from a choice of over 800 stations ...


3. NOAA's Educational Climate Activities [NOAA-ED]
The Educational Climate Activities provides a variety of information and classroom activities. CD ROM also provides sample data. Some of the topic covered are: ...


4. Antarctic Glaciological Data Center [AGDC01]
An extensive collection of many Antarctic glaciological parameters is available for the polar science community upon request. Funded by the National Science Foundation's Office of Polar Programs, ...


5. West Antarctic Ice Sheet Initiative Workshop [WAIS_Workshop]
The West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) initiative workshop is a multidisciplinary research program designed to answer two critical, interrelated climate questions: How will the unstable West Antarctic ...


6. Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth [Astronaut_Photos]
The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth hosts the best and most complete online collection of astronaut photographs of the Earth. Beginning with the Mercury missions in the early 1960's, astronauts ...


7. WorldWatcher Software from the WorldWatcher Project [WORLDWATCHER_SERF]
WorldWatcher, a supportive scientific visualization environment for the investigation of scientific data, is an enhanced version of the ClimateWatcher software that has been in use in K-12 and college ...


8. MacClade 4 [MacClade4]
MacClade is used as a tool for phylogenetic analysis. But by its nature it also embodies a world view, a portrayal of a phylogenetic approach to studying diversity and evolution. It is relatively ...


9. RAMAS EcoLab with Applied Population Ecology [RAMAS_apppopn]
Applied Population Ecology introduces junior- and senior-level undergraduates to the principles of population ecology. Each chapter of the book discusses a topic in detail, with examples from wildlife ...


10. RAMAS EcoLab with Conservation Biology [RAMAS_consbio]
This set of 14 labs is designed as a teaching tool for introductory undergraduate or high school environmental or ecological laboratory courses. The lab manual contains background information and ...


11. RAMAS Ecotoxicology [RAMAS_ecotoxicology]
RAMAS Ecotoxicology carries out ecological risk assessments for systems of two kinds: structured single populations and food chains. Structured population models (RAMAS Ecotoxicology): Specify survival ...


12. RAMAS Multispecies Assessment - Estimating Multispecies Conservation Values Across the Landscape [RAMAS_multispecies]
RAMAS Multispecies Assessment combines what you know about the habitat and the risks for each species of a site into a single map of conservation values for landscape conservation, planning and management. ...


13. RAMAS Population Growth and Endangered Species Laboratories [RAMAS_popgrwth]
Population Growth is a set of 2 units is designed as a teaching tool for introductory undergraduate or advanced high school environmental, biological, or ecological courses. Give your students a chance ...


14. RAMAS Red List 3.0 Threatened Species Classification Under Certainty [RAMAS_redlist]
RAMAS Red List version 3.0 implements IUCN threatened species criteria (IUCN 2001), which are rules for assigning species into categories representing different level of threat. The IUCN rules are ...


15. Ames Aerospace Encounter - A Hands-On Program to Teach Pre-Middle School Students About Aeronautics [01-ames_encounter-00]
NASA Ames Research Center hosts fourth, fifth, and six grade classes in an interactive, hands-on program, entitled the Ames Aerospace Encounter. Located in a renovated supersonic wind tunned, the ...


16. Ozone Over Your House [NASA_ozoneaq_ozone_overhead]
You can find the total column ozone amount over any point on Earth for most dates between November 1978 and December 1994 and from August 1996 to today. Just click on the map. Note: This is not the ...


17. Watershed Delineation [SERC_WATERSHED]
This Flash animation from Michigan Tech drapes a watershed boundary upon a mountainous landscape and then shows how, after rainfall, surface runoff is funneled into a hierarchical drainage net. The ...


18. PVWatts Calculator [NREL_PVWatts_Calculator]
NREL's PVWatts? Calculator is a web application developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) that estimates the electricity production of a grid-connected roof- or ground-mounted photovoltaic ...


19. The GLOBE Program Archive of Environmental Data and Resources for Students and Teachers [GLOBE_Archive-00]   CHILD DIFs
GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment) is a worldwide hands-on, primary and secondary school-based science and education program. GLOBE's vision promotes and supports ...


20. All About Snow [02-NSIDC_Web_Snow-00]
All About Snow was developed to provide you with a wealth of information about snow. Visit our Question and answer section, Q & A, where you will find answers to the snow questions that we have received. ...


21. All About Glaciers...an Educational Site of Facts, Photos, and Events [02-NSIDC_Glacier-00]
All About Glaciers is a comprehensive glacier guide, including fascinating facts, answers to common questions, a gallery of historic photos, lists of books and articles, plus links to other glacier ...


22. State of the Cryosphere; An Educational Site about the Earth's Changing Snow and Ice Masses [01-NSIDC_Cryosphere-00]
NSIDC's State of the Cryosphere provides an overview of the status of snow, ice, and permafrost as indicators of climate change. This site provides time-series data for Northern Hemisphere snow cover, ...


23. Metropolitan East Coast (MEC) Education Module [CIESIN_SEDAC_MEC_EDUC_MODULE]
The Metropolitan East Coast (MEC) Education Module is a package of GIS software, datasets and lesson plans designed for educators who are interested in using GIS technology to explore global climate ...


24. Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Environmental Sustainability Index Electronic Seminar (ESI E-Seminar) [CIESIN_SEDAC_ESI_E-SEMINAR]
The Environmental Sustainability Index e-Seminar (ESI_e-Seminar) is a short online course describing the many facets of environmental sustainability. The course consists of a series of video discussions ...


25. General Mission Analysis Tool (GMAT) [NASA_GMAT]
The General Mission Analysis Tool (GMAT) is a space trajectory optimization and mission analysis system developed by NASA and private industry in the spirit of the NASA Mission. GMAT contains new ...


26. CEOS Climate Diagnostics [CEOS_CD]
The CEOS Climate Diagnostics web site was inspired by the ideas and foresight of Mitchell D. Goldberg, NOAA/NESDIS, SaTellite Applications and Research (STAR), and Chief of the Satellite Meteorology ...


27. SoilNet Curriculum-Based Information and Resources about Soil [SoilNet]
Soil-Net.com is a free and compelling environmental Internet resource for Key Stages 1-4 providing teachers and students extensive curriculum-based information about soil. As one of the three major ...


28. Ground Water Primer [SEAHOME_GWPRIMER]
The Ground Water Primer is a downloadable software program that discusses the nature of ground water, principles of ground water protection, and introduction to hydrogeology, information on drinking ...


29. Kids' Science Page, National Agricultural Library [nat_ag_kids-00]
Kids, parents and teachers often contact the National Agricultural Library (NAL) to ask about kids' books on agricultural topics or science fair projects. So, we created this Kids' Science Page containing ...


30. "Winds of Change" Interactive, Educational CD-ROM [2001WOC]
"Winds of Change" CD - is an interactive educational CD-ROM designed as a science curriculum resource for middle school teachers. The CD focuses on the topics of oceans, weather, and the earth's atmosphere. ...


31. Aquarius - Mobile Mission Information [NASA_JPL_APP_Aquarius]
NASA?s Aquarius is a satellite mission of exploration and discovery that will measure salinity ? the concentration of dissolved salt ? at the ocean surface, a key missing variable in satellite observations ...


32. Circle the Earth - Explore Surface Types on a Journey around Earth [MY_NASA_DATA_CE]   PARENT DIF
The purpose of this lesson plan is to use the CERES percent coverage surface data with a world map in locating landmasses and bodies of water at Earth's Equator.


33. Cold, Clouds, and Snowflakes [MY_NASA_DATA_CCS]   PARENT DIF
The purpose of this lesson plan is to use satellite data to explore the relationship between the amount of water vapor and the temperature of clouds, as well as snowflake shapes and cloud temperature.


34. Comparison of Snow Cover on Different Continents [MY_NASA_DATA_CSC]   PARENT DIF
The purpose of this lesson plan is to use the Live Access Server (LAS) to form maps and a numerical text file of snow cover for each continent on a particular date. They will analyze the data for ...


35. Coral Bleaching in the Caribbean [MY_NASA_DATA_CBC]   PARENT DIF
The purpose of this lesson plan is to have students use authentic satellite data to determine when the sea surface temperature meets the criteria to induce coral bleaching.


36. How Does the Earth's Energy Budget Relate to Polar Ice? [MY_NASA_DATA_ENERGY_BUDGET]   PARENT DIF
The purpose of this lesson plan is to use satellite data to understand how the net flux of the radiation budget relates to the amount of ice present in the Northern Hemisphere.


37. EPA Air Markets Program Data Interactive Map [EPA_Air_Markets_Program_Map]
EPA has created supplementary maps that allow the user to display geo-spatial data on an interactive 3D platform. The maps come in the form of a KMZ file (a compressed KML file) that is downloaded ...


38. Desert Landscaping, Plants for a Water-Scare Environment, A Multimedia CD-ROM [01-Desert_Landscape-CD-00]
(Summary adapted from the Desert Landscaping web site) Desert Landscaping : Plants for a Water-Scarce Environment is a multimedia CD-ROM plant selector covering over 600 low water-use plants. Search ...


39. Enabling Virtual Organizations (EVO) [EVO]
The EVO (Enabling Virtual Organizations) system provides broad support for video conferencing and related services. In addition to standard video conferencing, EVO supports instant messaging, private ...


40. GLOBE's Atmosphere Education Activities [GLOBE_ATMOSPHERE_ACTIVITY]   PARENT DIF
The GLOBE program for atmosphere has created tests and activities so students can learn about the components of the atmosphere. The student learning goals are: (1) To observe ...


41. Weather World 2010 project (WW2010), a hybrid multimedia educational CD-ROM [01-WW2010-00]
The Department of Atmospheric Sciences (DAS) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) would like to announce the release of the 2nd edition of the Weather World 2010 (WW2010) Educational ...


42. Botany through Web 2.0, the Memex and Social Learning [Bot_2.0]
The NSF-funded Bot 2.0 project is an innovative technological approach to retaining student interest in the biological and botanical sciences and addresses the lack of diversity in the student population ...


43. The EElink GreenCOM Resource Library of Environmental Education Information and Supplies [01-ee_link-00]
EE-Link ~ Environmental Education on the Internet, a resource designed to support students, teachers and professionals that support K-12 environmental education. Browse and search this site for a ...


44. Global Sea Level Rise Map [Geology_GlobalSeaLevelRiseMap]
Global Sea Level Rise Map The map below can be used to show which areas would be under water if sea level rises a specific amount. You can select a value of sea level rise using the drop down box ...


45. Global Wildlife Disease News Map [NBII_WILDLIFEDISEASE]
The Global Wildlife Disease News Map is an online map makes it possible, for the first time, to track disease outbreaks around the world that threaten the health of wildlife, domestic animals, and ...


46. GLOS Boaters' Forecast Tool for the Great Lakes [GLOSBoaterGuide]
The Boaters Forecast Tool provides recreational boaters information on lake and river conditions to help them determine if it is a good boating day. The easy to use, web-based format was customized ...


47. Teacher's Guide: Monitoring Estuarine Water Quality [dataintheclassroom_waterquality]   PARENT DIF
These lessons and accompanying online tools will introduce students to water quality monitoring using real data. First, students need to understand how to access and interpret water quality data, ...


48. Great Lakes Observing System Data Portal [GLOSDATAPORTAL]
The GLOS Data Portal provides access to near-realtime and archived observations and to model forecasts for the Great Lakes. This includes lake conditions, water levels, wave heights, air and water ...


49. Atlas of Antarctic Research [USARC_Antarctic_Atlas]
The Antarctic Atlas is an open-source, OGC-compliant viewer that has been designed to promote greater geographic awareness of the continent and the digital geospatial data that describe ...


50. Fire Research And Management Exchange System (FRAMES) [FRAMES]
The Fire Research And Management Exchange System (FRAMES) is a collection and distribution of wildland fire tools. FRAMES is an ongoing project that will serve the information and tools needs of the ...


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