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This is a lab that demonstrates how different materials are affected by earthquakes along with explaining how earthquakes... see more

Students explore a Global Energy Balance Climate Model Using Stella II. Response of surface temperature to variations in... see more

Part of MIT's innovative OpenCourseWare Project that provides materials from MIT classes to the public on the web, the... see more

Part of MIT's innovative OpenCourseWare Project that provides materials from MIT classes to the public on the web, the... see more

Show how clouds and fog are created with a very simple physical model. Materials needed are: A large 1 gallon jar, latex... see more

This page contains tutorials for a web-based GIS application. These tutorials include a 9:36 video, a teacher's guide,... see more

Students describe and interpret glacial features exposed in gravel pits and outcrops.

How will various institutions respond to global warming? It's a multifaceted question, and one that forms the basis of... see more

How will various institutions respond to global warming? It's a multifaceted question, and one that forms the basis of... see more

The University of Maryland and Google Earth partnerto provide teaching materials on global fosest change, using the... see more

Students analyze the global temperature record from 1867 to the present. Long-term trends and shorter-term fluctuations... see more

Students are divided into teams, each of which is given a list of instructions and a GPS unit, and sent to find certain... see more

The Great Lakes are vast, and provide fabulous laboratories for people to learn about everything from hydrology to... see more

The Hurricane Education site from NOAA provides teachers with curriculum materials, multimeda visual information, an... see more

The Hurricane Education site from NOAA provides teachers with curriculum materials, multimeda visual information, an... see more

The purpose of this resource is to develop a classification system for a set of objects and learn about hierarchical... see more

The student will learn to use the module tutorial, identifying the query, measuring, eraser, information, and magnifying... see more

Students analyze data on temperature and precipitation collected from 26 different Long Term Ecological Research sites... see more

Students are introduced to the concept of mass balance, flow rates, and equilibrium using an online interactive water... see more

Students use an interactive online mass balance model help understand the observed levels of chlorofluorocarbon CFC-12... see more

At the end of a six-week class or unit on global warming, students role-play representatives from various countries and... see more

Students will study the oak savannah ecosystems in Oregon to determine the environmental conditions that support this... see more

This hands-on classroom learning unit looks at ocean currents and allows students to "understand, witness, and interact... see more

This learning activity familiarizes students with the concept of modeling as it is related to remote sensing and to the... see more