Previous   1000-1020 of 1112    Next

1112 earth-science-geology results | sort by:

Share    return to subject listing
Less
More

Earth and Moon Viewer

Grades
5 to 12
0 Favorites 0  Comments
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
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

 Close Link

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 (228), moon (72)

Add your comments below (available only to members) | Become a Member

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.
Use the form at the top of the page to log in, or click here to join TeachersFirst (it's free!).

Close

Less
More

Drinking Water - Kids' Stuff - US Government

Grades
2 to 5
0 Favorites 0  Comments
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
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

 Close Link

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 (66), recycling (57)

In the Classroom

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!

Add your comments below (available only to members) | Become a Member

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.
Use the form at the top of the page to log in, or click here to join TeachersFirst (it's free!).

Close

Less
More

The Dino Directory - British Museum of Natural History

Grades
4 to 12
0 Favorites 0  Comments
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
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

 Close Link

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 (57)

In the Classroom

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.

Add your comments below (available only to members) | Become a Member

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.
Use the form at the top of the page to log in, or click here to join TeachersFirst (it's free!).

Close

Less
More

Desert USA - Desert USA Magazine

Grades
4 to 6
0 Favorites 0  Comments
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
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

 Close Link

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 (81)

Add your comments below (available only to members) | Become a Member

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.
Use the form at the top of the page to log in, or click here to join TeachersFirst (it's free!).

Close

Less
More

Bear Information and Resources

Grades
3 to 8
0 Favorites 0  Comments
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
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

 Close Link

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 (32)

Add your comments below (available only to members) | Become a Member

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.
Use the form at the top of the page to log in, or click here to join TeachersFirst (it's free!).

Close

Less
More

Athena Oceans Curriculum

Grades
4 to 8
0 Favorites 0  Comments
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
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

 Close Link

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 (148)

Add your comments below (available only to members) | Become a Member

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.
Use the form at the top of the page to log in, or click here to join TeachersFirst (it's free!).

Close

Less
More

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

Grades
7 to 12
0 Favorites 0  Comments
Students will learn about specific environmental pollutants, causes, effects, and possible solutions. ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

 Close Link

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

tag(s): pollution (66), recycling (57)

Add your comments below (available only to members) | Become a Member

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.
Use the form at the top of the page to log in, or click here to join TeachersFirst (it's free!).

Close

Less
More

Composting Project - Pa. Dept. of Environment

Grades
3 to 8
0 Favorites 0  Comments
Students create and maintain a compost pile to discover how natural materials can be effectively recycled using this inteactive composting site. This site requires FLASH. Get it from...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

 Close Link

Students create and maintain a compost pile to discover how natural materials can be effectively recycled using this inteactive composting site. This site requires FLASH. Get it from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page.. As the site warns, "If you use a pop-up blocker, temporarily disable blocking to enjoy all of this site's capabilities."

tag(s): pollution (66), recycling (57)

In the Classroom

This site would be great on an interactive whiteboard or projector, but be sure to allow students to explore it on their own or with a partner to really experience the psocesses and answer questions about composting.
 This resource requires Adobe Flash.

Add your comments below (available only to members) | Become a Member

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.
Use the form at the top of the page to log in, or click here to join TeachersFirst (it's free!).

Close

Less
More

Assateague Seashore

Grades
4 to 12
0 Favorites 0  Comments
This site provides a wide range of information on the ecosystems found on Assateague Island and the Atlantic coast. Though you'll need to sift out the tourist information, there are...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

 Close Link

This site provides a wide range of information on the ecosystems found on Assateague Island and the Atlantic coast. Though you'll need to sift out the tourist information, there are descriptions of numerous plants and animals, as well as information on how the weather and environmental factors shape the island ecosystem. Useful and visually appealing.

tag(s): biomes (116), oceans (148)

Add your comments below (available only to members) | Become a Member

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.
Use the form at the top of the page to log in, or click here to join TeachersFirst (it's free!).

Close

Less
More

Animal Sounds Quiz

Grades
4 to 8
0 Favorites 0  Comments
There's not a lot of presentation to these pages, but each contains a selection of bird or animal sound files. The quiz asks students to name each animal sound, and ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

 Close Link

There's not a lot of presentation to these pages, but each contains a selection of bird or animal sound files. The quiz asks students to name each animal sound, and it's not as easy as it sounds! The sound files do not require any special browser plug-ins. Turn on your speakers and give this one a listen.

tag(s): animals (276), sound (101), sounds (68)

Add your comments below (available only to members) | Become a Member

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.
Use the form at the top of the page to log in, or click here to join TeachersFirst (it's free!).

Close

Less
More

Waste - Where Does It Come From? Where Does It Go? - Pa. Dept. of Environment

Grades
2 to 8
0 Favorites 0  Comments
Students examine and classify the types of waste produced by the school community, analyze how it is collected, where it ends up, and how it is eventually "processed." Also has ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

 Close Link

Students examine and classify the types of waste produced by the school community, analyze how it is collected, where it ends up, and how it is eventually "processed." Also has a separate Kid's page that is linked on the website - very useful!

tag(s): pollution (66), recycling (57)

Add your comments below (available only to members) | Become a Member

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.
Use the form at the top of the page to log in, or click here to join TeachersFirst (it's free!).

Close

Less
More

Oceanography Web Resources

Grades
4 to 8
0 Favorites 0  Comments
This site contains a list of links on topics related to the study of oceanography. Both data sets and lesson plans are included. ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

 Close Link

This site contains a list of links on topics related to the study of oceanography. Both data sets and lesson plans are included.

tag(s): biomes (116), oceans (148)

Add your comments below (available only to members) | Become a Member

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.
Use the form at the top of the page to log in, or click here to join TeachersFirst (it's free!).

Close

Less
More

Lead Contamination In Our Environment - Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute

Grades
5 to 8
0 Favorites 0  Comments
Help students to understand the threat of lead in our environment and use hands-on activities to enhance critical thinking. ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

 Close Link

Help students to understand the threat of lead in our environment and use hands-on activities to enhance critical thinking.

tag(s): pollution (66)

Add your comments below (available only to members) | Become a Member

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.
Use the form at the top of the page to log in, or click here to join TeachersFirst (it's free!).

Close

Less
More

Exploring the Environment - Wheeling Jesuit Univ./NASA Classroom of the Future

Grades
6 to 12
0 Favorites 0  Comments
Learn about environmental issues using case studies. This site contains 14 environmental earth science modules. Each module contains background information for the teacher and learner,...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

 Close Link

Learn about environmental issues using case studies. This site contains 14 environmental earth science modules. Each module contains background information for the teacher and learner, and multi-disciplinary, problem-based collaborative activities. These modules include use of NASA's remote sensing information, available through the Internet. Choose between multiple versions of case studies.

tag(s): earth (228), geology (81)

In the Classroom

View the choices on the Decide menu. Allow time for students to view the basic information on the puzzle pieces. Consider showing many of the data sets and images on an Interactive whiteboard or projector to the whole class.

Add your comments below (available only to members) | Become a Member

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.
Use the form at the top of the page to log in, or click here to join TeachersFirst (it's free!).

Close

Less
More

Environmental Health Hazards and Children - Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute

Grades
4 to 5
0 Favorites 0  Comments
This is a "resource-based curriculum unit designed to teach children the effects that humans have on the environment and how various changes to the environment can affect our health."...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

 Close Link

This is a "resource-based curriculum unit designed to teach children the effects that humans have on the environment and how various changes to the environment can affect our health."

tag(s): conservation (127), ecology (135)

Add your comments below (available only to members) | Become a Member

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.
Use the form at the top of the page to log in, or click here to join TeachersFirst (it's free!).

Close

Less
More

The Environment Around Me - Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute

Grades
4 to 12
0 Favorites 0  Comments
Students examine resource materials about the environment and work to write a persuasive paper supporting their position on a significant environmental issue. ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

 Close Link

Students examine resource materials about the environment and work to write a persuasive paper supporting their position on a significant environmental issue.

tag(s): conservation (127), ecology (135)

Add your comments below (available only to members) | Become a Member

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.
Use the form at the top of the page to log in, or click here to join TeachersFirst (it's free!).

Close

Less
More

EELink - University of Michigan

Grades
4 to 8
0 Favorites 0  Comments
This site focuses on environmental education using the Internet. Scroll down to "Activities" listed under "Classroom Resources." ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

 Close Link

This site focuses on environmental education using the Internet. Scroll down to "Activities" listed under "Classroom Resources."

tag(s): conservation (127), ecology (135)

Add your comments below (available only to members) | Become a Member

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.
Use the form at the top of the page to log in, or click here to join TeachersFirst (it's free!).

Close

Less
More

The Earth and Me: Forever Friends - Yale University

Grades
1 to 3
0 Favorites 0  Comments
Elementary students learn about land forms, soil, the Hydrologic Cycle, Vegetation, Climate, and how all these features are interdependent. ...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

 Close Link

Elementary students learn about land forms, soil, the Hydrologic Cycle, Vegetation, Climate, and how all these features are interdependent.

tag(s): conservation (127), ecology (135)

Add your comments below (available only to members) | Become a Member

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.
Use the form at the top of the page to log in, or click here to join TeachersFirst (it's free!).

Close

Less
More

The Delaware River Estuary - Franklin Institute

Grades
3 to 5
0 Favorites 0  Comments
This site, developed as part of a cooperative program with Philadelphia's Franklin Institute, explores the ecology of the Delaware River estuary, focusing specifically on the oysters...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

 Close Link

This site, developed as part of a cooperative program with Philadelphia's Franklin Institute, explores the ecology of the Delaware River estuary, focusing specifically on the oysters that live in that environment. There are text, images, and a variety of java-based teaching tools. This site is a nice complement to the Chesapeake Bay lessons listed elsewhere on our site.

tag(s): rivers (21)

Add your comments below (available only to members) | Become a Member

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.
Use the form at the top of the page to log in, or click here to join TeachersFirst (it's free!).

Close

Less
More

Blizzard Attack

Grades
5 to 9
0 Favorites 0  Comments
his simulation lesson casts students in the role of a city administrator facing an oncoming winter storm. Participants must figure out how to fight the storm, maintain city services,...more
Here is the direct link to share this resource review. Feel free to copy and paste this URL into an email or place it on your web page or blog so others can read this TeachersFirst review:

 Close Link

his simulation lesson casts students in the role of a city administrator facing an oncoming winter storm. Participants must figure out how to fight the storm, maintain city services, and ensure public safety, all while learning about how these storms form and spread. Lots of interesting "what if" discussion possibilities.

tag(s): snow (21), weather (188)

Add your comments below (available only to members) | Become a Member

Rating (click star to set rating):

Close comment form

You must be registered and logged in to add items to your favorites.
Use the form at the top of the page to log in, or click here to join TeachersFirst (it's free!).

Close

Previous   1000-1020 of 1112    Next