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51. i WAS wondering: A Curious Look at Women's Adventures in Science [Women-in-science]
I Was Wondering: A Curious Look at Women's Adventures in Science. This resource is a National Academy of Sciences project that showcases the accomplishments of contemporary women in science. Through ...

52. My World GIS: A Geographic Information System for Learners [MyWorld_GIS]
My World is being developed at Northwestern University as part of a research program in the adaptation of expert data visualization and analysis tools to support inquiry-based learning. It is a Geographic ...

53. River Run [RiverRun]
The River Run website is a dynamic visualization of water quality in the Lower Cape Fear River. Dynamic graphing using a java applet and interactive mapping through ArcView IMS enables ...

54. The Web-based Inquiry Science Environment (WISE) [WISE]
The Web-based Inquiry Science Environment (WISE) is a simple yet powerful learning environment where students examine real world evidence and analyze current scientific controversies. The curriculum ...

55. Ground Water Basics,USEPA [USEPA_GWB]   PARENT SERF
This 117 page .pdf document contains activities that explain the management of ground water resources using a balanced approach, focusing on interdependencies in the environment. Activities, fact ...

56. Web Weather for Kids [WebWeather]
Web Weather for Kids is an Internet site for kids in grades 5-8. It presents hands-on activities and information about dramatic weather events - thunderstorms, lightning, blizzards, hurricanes and ...

57. 27 Ideas for Teaching With Topographic Maps [USGS_TEACH_TOPO_MAPS]
The USGS publishes approximately 57,000 different topographic maps covering the United States. Topographic maps show contour lines (elevation and landforms), hydrography (rivers, lakes, marshes), ...

58. IRIS Seismic Monitor [IRIS_Seismic]
The Seismic Monitor allows you to monitor global earthquakes in near real-time, visit seismic stations around the world, and search the web for earthquake or region-related information. You can also ...

59. Hurricane Strike! Hurricane Science and Safety for Students [COMET_Hurricane_Strike]
Designed primarily for middle school students and funded by FEMA and the NWS, this module creates a scenario to frame learning activities that focus on hurricane science and safety. Versions are also ...

60. The COMET Program Cold Air Damming Module [UCAR_COMET_MODULE]   PARENT SERF
Cold Air Damming is part of the Mesoscale Meteorology Primer series. This module first presents a Navy forecast scenario prior to the development of a major cold air damming (CAD) event along the ...

61. Sun-Earth Media Viewer [Sun-Earth_Viewer]
Developed jointly by NASA and the University of California at Berkeley, this elegant site allows the general public to look at a number of truly astonishing images of the sun, as rendered from various ...

62. The United States Polar Rock Repository (USPRR) [USPRRver1]
The United States Polar Rock Repository is a new national facility constructed adjacent to Scott Hall, home of the Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University. It is supported by the National ...

63. Cloud Forest Alive [tsc_cloudforest]
The Cloud Forest Alive Web site, associated with the Tropical Science Center and Forum One Communication, provides a host of information on the biologically diverse cloud forests of Central ...

64. MUSEUMS TEACHING PLANET EARTH - Space Update [Space_Update-MuTPE]   PARENT SERF
SPACE UPDATE is an interactive, real-time display system of Earth and Space Science images and data designed for Museums and Schools. Running from the CD-ROM, the program displays hundreds of images ...

65. Sci4Kids [Sci4Kids]
Sci4Kids is a series of stories about what scientists do at the ARS. Geared to kids about 8 to 13 years old, it is produced by the ARS Information Staff in Beltsville, Maryland. The stories in Sci4Kids ...

66. The Sumatra Earthquake and Tsunami Lab [Sumatra_Lab]
In this lab you'll study seismograms from 3 different seismic stations recording the magnitude 9.0 Sumatra earthquake of December 26th, 2004. By comparing the arrival times of the P and S waves on ...

67. Water Science for Schools [Water_Science_4_Schools]
The U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Water Science for Schools web site offers information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions ...

68. Fire Emission Production Simulator (FEPS) [USDAFS_FEPS]
The Fire Emission Production Simulator (FEPS) is a user-friendly computer program designed for scientists and resource managers with some working knowledge of Microsoft Windows applications. The software ...

69. One Planet Many People : Atlas of Our Changing Environment [UNEP2006]
Through a combination of ground photographs, current and historical satellite images, and narrative based on extensive scientific evidence, this publication illustrates how humans have altered their ...

70. Hydrologic Cycle and Ground Water Animation [SERC_WATER_CYCLE]
This narrated animation illustrates the Hydrologic cycle. It discusses evaporation, groundwater, runoff, infiltration, percolation, the water table, pollutants and surface water contamination. This ...

71. Virtual Courseware for Earth and Environmental Sciences [Virtual_Geology-00]   CHILD SERFs
Geology Labs On-Line is a comprehensive project to develop Web-based lab activities that enhance the learning and teaching of Geology at the College and High School AP levels. These "Virtual" labs ...

72. Earthshots: Satellite Images of Environmental Change [USGS_Earthshots]
Earthshots introduces remote sensing by showing examples of how environmental changes look from space. First-time readers, please start at Garden City, Kansas. Many images from the Earthshots website ...

73. Paleontology Portal [Paleoportal]
The Paleontology Portal (Paleoportal) is a resource for anyone interested in paleontology, from the professional in the lab to the interested amateur scouting for fossils to the student in any classroom. ...

74. The Fragile Fringe - A Guide for Teaching About Coastal Wetlands [USGS_fringe]
Wetlands are found throughout the United States and the world. Wetlands are transitional areas sandwiched between the inland and aquatic habitats. Indicative of the name, wetlands are land areas that ...

75. Exploring Caves - Teaching Packet for Grades K-3 [USGS_exploringcaves]
"Exploring Caves" is an interdisciplinary set of materials on caves for grades K-3. Caves entail at least five scientific disciplines: earth science, hydrology, mapping, biology, and anthropology. ...

76. The Life Cycle of a Mineral Deposit - A Teacher’s Guide for Hands-On Mineral Education Activities [USGS_GIP_2005_17]
This teacher's guide defines what a mineral deposit is and how a mineral deposit is identified and measured, how the mineral resources are extracted, and how the mining site is reclaimed; how minerals ...

77. Virtual Dating: Isochron and Radiocarbon - Geology Labs On-line [Virtual_Dating-02]   PARENT SERF
Virtual Dating models the theory and processes whereby ages of older rocks (> 100 million years) are determined from the Isochron method applied to Rb/Sr isotopic compositions. This activity also ...

78. Virtual Earthquake - Geology Labs On-line [Virtual_Earthquake-00]   PARENT SERF
Virtual Earthquake is an interactive tutorial that helps students understand how the epicenters of earthquakes are located from seismograms and how their Richter magnitudes are determined. (This is ...

79. Global Change - Change and Cycles [USGS_globalchange]
This lesson plan will allow students to develop an understanding of parts per million as a concept, teams of students will create successive dilutions of a solution to reach a parts-per-million concentration. ...

80. Volcano Lessons [USGS_EGSC_VOLCANO]
This teaching packet reflects the goals of the National Science Education Standards developed by the National Research Council. These standards recommend that middle school students be able to understand ...

81. Lessons on the Lake: An Educator's Guide to the Pontchartrain Basin [USGS_OFR_98-805_LESSONS]
The Lake Pontchartrain Basin, formed about 5,000 years ago, is a vast ecological system of over 4,700 square miles. Many cultures have inhabited its lands and fished its waters. From Native Americans ...

82. Map Adventures [USGS_MAP_ADVENTURES]
Map Adventures, with seven accompanying lessons, is appropriate for grades K-3. Students will learn basic concepts for visualizing objects from different perspectives and how to understand /and use ...

83. Teach the Earth - The SERC Portal for Geoscience Educators [SERC_TEACHEARTH]
The Teach the Earth portal is aimed primarily at those teaching undergraduates, this site provides ready-to-use activities, help for using new teaching methods, ideas for designing courses, professional ...

84. What Do Maps Show - Lessons On How to Read and Use Maps [USGS_MAPSHOW]
The teaching poster and map packet pages with four accompanying lessons is appropriate for upper elementary and junior high school classes. The purpose of this teaching package is to help students ...

85. Coastal Upwelling Learning Activity [SSEC_SOSE_CU_ACTIVITY]
This set of tutorials will incorporate datasets from a variety of sources to focus on coastal oceanographic processes and their connections to climate and biology. Learning Objectives: After successfully ...

86. Great Lakes Weather and Climate Learning Activity [SSEC_SOSE_GLWX]
This set of tutorials explores the use of remote sensing data to monitor Great Lakes Weather and Climate. The entire basin experiences four distinct seasons each year, readily observed by satellite ...

87. Hunting Icebergs Learning Activity [SSEC_SOSE_HUNTING_ACTIVITY]
This set of tutorials teaches how to identify tabular icebergs, measure their size and monitor their movements using satellite imagery. Learners are introduced to techniques and tools used by expert ...

88. Principles in Remote Sensing Learning Activity [SSEC_SOSE_PIRS]
This set of tutorials teaches basic concepts in remote sensing via satellites. Learners are shown how characteristics of the satellites and onboard sensors affect the amount and quality of data collected. ...

89. Water Vapor Imagery Learning Activity [SSEC_SOSE_WVA]
This set of tutorials teaches how to interpret and apply data obtained from the water vapor channel of satellite imagery. Learners are introduced to the concept and function of the water vapor channel ...

90. Go-Geo! [Go-Geo]
Go-Geo! is a tool designed to help you find details about geo-spatial data sets and related resources within Great Britain tertiary education and beyond. This is a trial service for the academic community. ...

91. Wisconsin K-12 Forestry Lesson Guide [UWSP_LEAF_Forestry]
This guide provides educators complete interdisciplinary units that present an overview of forests and forestry in Wisconsin. The lesson guide is divided into six grade-specific units: K-1, 2-3, 4, ...

92. Picture Post - Using Digital Cameras for Environmental Monitoring [UNH_picturepost]
Picture Post is a part of the Digital Earth Watch (DEW) network. DEW supports environmental monitoring by citizens, students and community organizations through digital photography and satellite imagery. ...

93. Spectral Curves and Sensor Bands Tool [scb]
This interactive tool illustrates how different sensors measure the intensity of different wavelengths of light. Source: Center for Biodiversity and ...

94. The Land cover Map/image Comparison Tool [lcc_897]
This interactive tool illustrates how different sensors measure the intensity of different wavelengths of light. Source: Center for Biodiversity and Conservation at the American ...

95. Digital Library for Earth System Education [DLESE]
The Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE) is a distributed community effort involving educators, students, and scientists working together to improve the quality, quantity, and efficiency ...

96. The Dynamic Planet: A Teaching Companion [USGS_dynamicplanet]
Since ancient times, the name Terra Firma (meaning "solid ground" in Latin) sometimes has been and occasionally still is used for planet Earth. While our planet is for the most part "solid" and firm, ...

97. 3D Numerical Simulation of the Geodynamo and the Earth's Magnetic Field [PSC_GEODYNAMO]
The images and animations show views of a snapshot from a 3D time dependent computer simulation of convection and magnetic field generation in the Earth's liquid core that spans over 80,000 years. ...

98. Catalytic Decomposition of Ozone in a Fluidized Bed [PSC_MFIX]
The following graphics and animations were produced by Greg Foss (PSC) using EnSight 6.2.2. 1. Bubble transport in a fluidized bed, shown by a sliced volume of void fraction. 2. Ozone concentration ...

99. Earthquakes: The Quake Project [PSC_EARTHQUAKE]
Scientists used the PSC's T3E and now up to 3000 processors on our terascale system, Lemieux, for problem sizes up to 100 million elements, to investigate how soil composition affects ground motion ...

100. Large-Eddy Simulation of a Tornado's Interaction with the Surface [PSC_TORNADO]
The simulations show a high resolution, fully 3-D, unsteady simulations of the interaction of a tornado vortex with the surface are being performed in an attempt to answer questions about the character ...

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