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Framework Diagram | Ocean Literacy - 0 views

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    The figure below-and the smaller version that appears in the right sidebar on each page-provide a quick way to access the main features of the Ocean Literacy Framework. "
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Minecraft Water Cycle - YouTube - 0 views

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    used minecraft for educational purposes. 'Nuff said. "
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Interactives . The Rock Cycle . Introduction - 0 views

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    " Discover rock secrets through these activities. Create a rock collection as you learn about the three main types of rock, find out how to tell the different rock types apart, and see how rocks change from one type into another!"
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Rock Cycle Simulation Lab - Science Teacher Resources - TeachersPayTeachers.com - 0 views

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    "This lab walks students through modeling rock cycle processes, and asks them to make analogies between the activity and the rock cycle."
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Citizen Science - eutrophication - 0 views

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    "Citizen Science is an online flash-based computer adventure game in which the player is a young adult who becomes concerned about the health of a local lake threatened by eutrophication. Based at Lake Mendota in Madison, WI, the player�s goal is to restore the lake. By focusing on the ecological needs of Lake Mendota as well as the surrounding community, the game is able to bring together real-world issues and scientific practices. "
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- Maggie's Earth Adventures - 0 views

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    "Maggie's Earth Adventures and the weekly program are free… T.G.I.T. - Maggie Partners receive an inbox every Tuesday morning with timely and engaging material ready to download and share with students The program and ancillary materials are developed by a team of educators who know what they are doing"
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Acid rain, from USGS Water-Science School - 0 views

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    "Geographic distribution of acid rain Acidity in rain is measured by collecting samples of rain and measuring its pH. To find the distribution of rain acidity, weather conditions are monitored and rain samples are collected at sites all over the country. The areas of greatest acidity (lowest pH values) are located in the Northeastern United States."
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Acid rain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - 0 views

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    "The most important gas which leads to acidification is sulfur dioxide. Emissions of nitrogen oxides which are oxidized to form nitric acid are of increasing importance due to stricter controls on emissions of sulfur containing compounds. 70 Tg(S) per year in the form of SO2 comes from fossil fuel combustion and industry, 2.8 Tg(S) from wildfires and 7-8 Tg(S) per year from volcanoes.[24]"
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Earth Science Literacy Maps - 0 views

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    "Earth Science Literacy Maps are a tool for teachers and students to find resources that relate to specific Earth science concepts. These maps illustrate connections between concepts and how they build upon one another across grade levels. Clicking on a concept within the maps will show DLESE resources related to the concept,"
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Unit 9 -- The Gas Laws - Lessons - 0 views

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    "We look at the gas laws and how to recognize which one to use in three sample problems."
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Digital Library for Earth System Education - 0 views

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    "broad range of subjects covered by all the resources accessible in the library. You can change the graph as you wish to show the resources by grade level or by type of resource." ** great repository of educational resources
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NASA - Skylab - 0 views

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    "America's first experimental space station, Skylab, was designed for long durations. Skylab program objectives were twofold: To prove that humans could live and work in space for extended periods, and to expand our knowledge of solar astronomy well beyond Earth-based observations. The program was successful in all respects despite early mechanical difficulties."
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Interactive Periodic Table - 0 views

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    Very challenging
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module12swf.swf (application/x-shockwave-flash Object) - 0 views

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    Floods
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Orbiting observatory captures Venus in transit - 1 views

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    "If you caught last night's transit of Venus, you might have seen the sun as a smooth bright ball with a hole punched in it. NASA's orbiting Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) had a much more dramatic view. "
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History of Glaciers in Glacier National Park | Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (... - 0 views

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    "History of Glaciers in Glacier National Park Aerial photos of Chaney Glacier showing decrease in glacial area. 1850s margin was delineated from morainal evidence, 2005 margin delineated by GPS.The history of glaciation within current Glacier National Park boundaries spans centuries of glacial growth and recession, carving the features we see today. "
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