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Earth System Resources Stand Map Service at DLESE

Earth System Resources Stand Map Service at DLESE

The Strand Map Service (SMS) aims at providing an interactive online interface for use by educators and learners in the K-12 domain. It is collaborating with DLESE (Digital Library for Earth System Education) in order to provide a Strand Maps interface into the resources present in the DLESE collections. Educators and learners will be able to browse the Strand Maps online, and click on benchmarks and resources inside DLESE which align to these benchmarks. They can also read about student misconceptions, related research and aligned NSES standards. A Strand Map* is a visual diagram (map) illustrating inter-related learning goals organized by topics and sub-topics (strands). Learning goals are also called benchmarks. They are carefully crafted descriptions of what learners should know, or be... Show More


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