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Ocean Color Viewed from Space

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4 to 8
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This site is part of the Athena Curriculum Web site. Offers students an opportunity to record observations about the importance and meaning of the changes in ocean color. The journal...more
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This site is part of the Athena Curriculum Web site. Offers students an opportunity to record observations about the importance and meaning of the changes in ocean color. The journal activities provide a great opportunity for students to integrate language arts and science.

tag(s): oceans (152)

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Minerals, Crystals and Gems: Stepping-Stones to Inquiry - Smithsonian Institution

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3 to 8
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Very clear site and easy to follow intending to give students the basics of mineral science. Starts with an essay including clear pictures, a nice overview and history of gems. ...more
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Very clear site and easy to follow intending to give students the basics of mineral science. Starts with an essay including clear pictures, a nice overview and history of gems. Also has an activities page in Spanish and English. Resource guide with other links, books, teaching guides and kits.

tag(s): geology (83), minerals (18)

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The site includes three lesson units for teachers. They include objectives, materials, procedures, sample sheets and listngs of related subjects .

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Marine Institute

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This site from Newfoundland, Canada provides educational information, activities, and lesson plans about marine life, fisheries, and oceanography. Select "K-12 Marine Topics" to view...more
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This site from Newfoundland, Canada provides educational information, activities, and lesson plans about marine life, fisheries, and oceanography. Select "K-12 Marine Topics" to view the icon-driven topics, activities, and links.

tag(s): oceans (152)

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Make a Weather Station - Miami Science Museum

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2 to 5
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The Miami Museum of Science shows students how to build their own weather station using simple materials. The page is part of the museum's hurricane information resources. HINT: Click...more
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The Miami Museum of Science shows students how to build their own weather station using simple materials. The page is part of the museum's hurricane information resources. HINT: Click on the words at the bottom of the screen, rather than the picture. It's a lot easier to find what you're looking for.

tag(s): weather (193)

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Lightning! - National Geographic

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ZAP! - Here's an introduction to lighting - how it is formed, why it occurs, what it can do - from National Geographic. This is a site that lower elementary ...more
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ZAP! - Here's an introduction to lighting - how it is formed, why it occurs, what it can do - from National Geographic. This is a site that lower elementary students can use themselves. Content, artwork, and design are all what you'd expect from National Geographic. Works well with any connection, but faster is better.

tag(s): weather (193)

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Kids Farm

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1 to 3
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This is a site about farms and farm animals, with short texts and lots of images showing people, livestock, and equipment used on the farm. If there's no cow pasture ...more
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This is a site about farms and farm animals, with short texts and lots of images showing people, livestock, and equipment used on the farm. If there's no cow pasture near you, this is the place to go!

tag(s): agriculture (56)

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Kids Do Ecology - Univ. of California Santa Barbara

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This site from the University of California at Santa Barbara lets students explore selected ecology topics in several ways. There are sub-sites dealing with ecology principles, whales,...more
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This site from the University of California at Santa Barbara lets students explore selected ecology topics in several ways. There are sub-sites dealing with ecology principles, whales, and several other marine species. There's also a very nice section on Data, showing why data collection is important for scientists and illustrating different ways to present data visually. Both sections might be useful in introducing scientific method and experimental procedure.

tag(s): ecology (135), pollution (67), recycling (57)

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This site is a great science find for both teachers and students! Teachers, there is an entire section of free lesson plans and activities that can be easily recreated in your classroom. For students, use this site as learning center or station. Allow students to use the site in cooperative learning groups, for any science unit on biomes, ecology, mammals, or data collection. This site would be a great supplement to book materials.

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FEMA Backgrounder: Earthquakes - US Government

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Offers information relating to earthquake safety. Suggestions geared to people living in earthquake-prone areas. ...more
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Offers information relating to earthquake safety. Suggestions geared to people living in earthquake-prone areas.

tag(s): earth (231), earthquakes (50)

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Explore a Pond - Utah Education Network

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4 to 8
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This unit from the Utah Education Network collection offers a neat set of activities built around the ecosystems of small ponds. For those without a pond nearby, there's even a ...more
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This unit from the Utah Education Network collection offers a neat set of activities built around the ecosystems of small ponds. For those without a pond nearby, there's even a virtual pond simulation that lets users select the way they want to populate their pond and then see how well the ecosystem functions.

tag(s): ecosystems (89)

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EPA Curriculum Materials - US Government

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This is a surprisingly detailed collection of lesson ideas, information, and resources related to environmental issues and their inclusion in the classroom. Materials are sorted into...more
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This is a surprisingly detailed collection of lesson ideas, information, and resources related to environmental issues and their inclusion in the classroom. Materials are sorted into a number of different subject areas, and include links to other sites for more extensive information on specific topics.

tag(s): ecology (135), pollution (67), recycling (57)

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EPA Explorer's Club - US Government

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This page offers simple pictures and descriptions of a number of endangered species, along with explanations of how these species interact with their habitats. Kids will enjoy the pictures,...more
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This page offers simple pictures and descriptions of a number of endangered species, along with explanations of how these species interact with their habitats. Kids will enjoy the pictures, but parents or teachers will need to provide the connections between the information and the rest of the environment.

tag(s): ecology (135), pollution (67), recycling (57)

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Ecological Regions of North America

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This is a beautifully produced site from an international ecological consortium. It provides detailed descriptions of the major North American ecological regions, along with photos...more
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This is a beautifully produced site from an international ecological consortium. It provides detailed descriptions of the major North American ecological regions, along with photos of representative ecological features. A good overview and comparison of the differences among ecological regions in North America.

tag(s): ecology (135), pollution (67), recycling (57)

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Earthwatch - Earthwatch Worldwide

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Find great ecology projects and adventurous ideas at Earthwatch, a program where everyone and anyone can get involved in making our planet environmentally safe. Sign up for their free...more
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Find great ecology projects and adventurous ideas at Earthwatch, a program where everyone and anyone can get involved in making our planet environmentally safe. Sign up for their free newsletter for the latest news, events, and ways you can get involved. There is a comprehensive guide and a fact sheet. Find many, many lesson plans on the Educator Opportunities page, on the right menu. If you haven't planned your next vacation, why not do something out of the ordinary and get involved in an Earthwatch expedition? There are more than 140 expeditions from all over the world from which to choose. You will meet professional research scientists, Earthwatch guides and professionals, and like-minded volunteers like you from around the world. There are grants available to fund your expedition.

tag(s): earth (231), environment (319)

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Select "Global Classroom" for a summary of planned and on-going scientific field trip explorations. Some explorations include classroom resources. Topics pertain to oceans, ecology, and endangered species.You will find there are lesson plans relating to: Oceans, Ecosystem Services, Cultural Heritage, Climate Change, and Taking Action.
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Earth and Moon Viewer

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5 to 12
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Includes various images and maps of the moon and Earth. Also included are views from satellites as well as an interactive Perigee and Apogee calculator. Images could be used in ...more
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Includes various images and maps of the moon and Earth. Also included are views from satellites as well as an interactive Perigee and Apogee calculator. Images could be used in research reports.

tag(s): earth (231), moon (75)

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Drinking Water - Kids' Stuff - US Government

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The EPA created this site to help elementary students understand how we get our drinking water and how we keep it safe to use. There are a variety of explanations ...more
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The EPA created this site to help elementary students understand how we get our drinking water and how we keep it safe to use. There are a variety of explanations how how water is purified, and there is also a collection of simple experiments which can be conducted with commonly available materials.

tag(s): pollution (67), recycling (57)

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Take advantage of the free lessons and classroom activities hosted on this site! This would be a great addition to a unit on natural resources. Be sure to save this site as a favorite on your classroom computer to allow for easy retrieval later on!

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The Dino Directory - British Museum of Natural History

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This site from the British Museum of Natural History is a rich resource for images of dinosaurs. Users can select by body type, country, geologic time period, and other idicies. ...more
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This site from the British Museum of Natural History is a rich resource for images of dinosaurs. Users can select by body type, country, geologic time period, and other idicies. Apart from the images, which are watermarked, there is only basic information on the size and environment of each creature. While not intended for elementary students, the navigation is simple enough for these students to use effectively in finding images.

tag(s): dinosaurs (58)

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In a unit on dinosaurs, share this site on an interactive whiteboard or projector with students. The function they will most interesting about this site is the area that describes the dinosaurs that existed in their local area! Brief bios are presented on all the dinosaurs, so this could also be a great resource if the students were to research their local dinosaurs for a project.

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Desert USA - Desert USA Magazine

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This on-line magazine offers a constantly changing selection of information on desert environments - animals, insects, plant life - as well as descriptions and explanations of the landforms...more
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This on-line magazine offers a constantly changing selection of information on desert environments - animals, insects, plant life - as well as descriptions and explanations of the landforms and geology associated with these regions. Neat introductory resource, and an interesting site to check periodically for updates. Includes some advertising, most of which appears inocuous.

tag(s): geology (83)

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Bear Information and Resources

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The title says it all. There are pictures and descriptions of most types of bears, their habits, ranges, and habitats. Simple navigation and design and attractive photos keep the site...more
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The title says it all. There are pictures and descriptions of most types of bears, their habits, ranges, and habitats. Simple navigation and design and attractive photos keep the site interesting. Great research site for younger students.

tag(s): mammals (33)

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Athena Oceans Curriculum

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includes great Internet-based activities focusing on investigating Ocean Currents, Whales, and El Nino. Includes Instructions for the projects as well as data collection sheets. Great...more
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includes great Internet-based activities focusing on investigating Ocean Currents, Whales, and El Nino. Includes Instructions for the projects as well as data collection sheets. Great resource!

tag(s): oceans (152)

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Where are Environmental Hazards? - Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute

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Students will learn about specific environmental pollutants, causes, effects, and possible solutions. ...more
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Students will learn about specific environmental pollutants, causes, effects, and possible solutions.

tag(s): pollution (67), recycling (57)

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