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Virtual Vacationland -- Bigelow Lab's Portal to Earth Science Data

Virtual Vacationland -- Bigelow Lab's Portal to Earth Science Data

This site from Bigelow Labs helps you find and use web-based earth science data and information. Content is arranged by topic: land topography; bathymetry; coastal tides; ocean buoy data; ocean temperature; weather and climate; and watersheds and rivers. Also includes links to over forty "hands on" activities. Each topic has background information, terminology, key questions, web links, images and animations. Provides examples of how to align these data topics with learning standards. Appropriate for grades 5 and up.

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