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1. Metropolitan East Coast (MEC) Education Module [CIESIN_SEDAC_MEC_EDUC_MODULE]
The Metropolitan East Coast (MEC) Education Module is a package of GIS software, datasets and lesson plans designed for educators who are interested in using GIS technology to explore global climate ...

2. CEOS Climate Diagnostics [CEOS_CD]
The CEOS Climate Diagnostics web site was inspired by the ideas and foresight of Mitchell D. Goldberg, NOAA/NESDIS, SaTellite Applications and Research (STAR), and Chief of the Satellite Meteorology ...

3. Circle the Earth - Explore Surface Types on a Journey around Earth [MY_NASA_DATA_CE]   PARENT SERF
The purpose of this lesson plan is to use the CERES percent coverage surface data with a world map in locating landmasses and bodies of water at Earth's Equator.

4. Cold, Clouds, and Snowflakes [MY_NASA_DATA_CCS]   PARENT SERF
The purpose of this lesson plan is to use satellite data to explore the relationship between the amount of water vapor and the temperature of clouds, as well as snowflake shapes and cloud temperature.

5. Comparison of Snow Cover on Different Continents [MY_NASA_DATA_CSC]   PARENT SERF
The purpose of this lesson plan is to use the Live Access Server (LAS) to form maps and a numerical text file of snow cover for each continent on a particular date. They will analyze the data for ...

6. Coral Bleaching in the Caribbean [MY_NASA_DATA_CBC]   PARENT SERF
The purpose of this lesson plan is to have students use authentic satellite data to determine when the sea surface temperature meets the criteria to induce coral bleaching.

7. How Does the Earth's Energy Budget Relate to Polar Ice? [MY_NASA_DATA_ENERGY_BUDGET]   PARENT SERF
The purpose of this lesson plan is to use satellite data to understand how the net flux of the radiation budget relates to the amount of ice present in the Northern Hemisphere.

8. Botany through Web 2.0, the Memex and Social Learning [Bot_2.0]
The NSF-funded Bot 2.0 project is an innovative technological approach to retaining student interest in the biological and botanical sciences and addresses the lack of diversity in the student population ...

9. Teacher's Guide: Monitoring Estuarine Water Quality [dataintheclassroom_waterquality]   PARENT SERF
These lessons and accompanying online tools will introduce students to water quality monitoring using real data. First, students need to understand how to access and interpret water quality data, ...

10. FEMA for Kids [FEMA-Kids]
This site teaches you how to be prepared for disasters and how you can prevent disaster damage. You can also learn what causes disasters, play games, read stories and become a Disaster Action Kid.

11. Into the Arctic: Information and Educational Activities for Studying Climate [01-Into_to_Arctic_CD-ROM-01]
Through 3,000 meters of ice, a history of the world's climate was discovered in Greenland. Beginning in 1993 scientists from all over the world participated in a project that brought this environmental ...

12. JetStream, the National Weather Service Online Weather School [JetStream]
JetStream, the National Weather Service Online Weather School. This site is designed to help educators, emergency managers, or anyone interested in learning about weather and weather safety.. The ...

13. Teaching Quantitative Skills in the Geosciences [SERC-TQS]
Teaching Quantitative Skills in the Geosciences Quantitative skills are an essential tool for both the geoscientist and the citizen. Helping students master skills ranging from ...

14. Worldwide Water Education [PROJECT_WET]
Since 1984, Project WET, an award-winning 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has dedicated itself to the mission of reaching children, parents, teachers and community members of the world with water ...

15. Columbia Earthscape [Earthscape]
Columbia Earthscape is an integrated, interdisciplinary resource that connects the Earth and environmental sciences with their social, political, and economic dimensions. Although it primarily serves ...

16. Supercourse - Irene [PITT_EDU_SUPERCOURSE_IRENE]   PARENT SERF
The Global Environmental Health Supercourse site captures and classifies most the environmental health PowerPoint lectures on the web. The lectures include 550 from the Supercourse. This lecture discusses ...

17. The Learning Web [Learning_Web]   CHILD SERFs
The Learning Web, a portion of the USGS website, is dedicated to K-12 education and life-long learning. Explore things on, in, around and about the Earth such as land, water, plants and animals, and ...

18. The Changing of the Land: A Wisconsin Forest History Unit [uwsp_leaf_change]
The Changing of the Land was developed in 2002 under a Wisconsin Environmental Education Board (WEEB) grant at the Central Wisconsin Environmental Station (CWES). The unit was originally distributed ...

19. WI K-12 Urban Forest Lesson Guide [uwsp_leaf_urban]
This guide also supplements the Wisconsin K-12 Forestry Education Lesson Guide. Wisconsin?s urban forests are a very important resource. However, many Wisconsin residents don?t recognize the benefits ...

20. WI K-12 Wildland Fire Lesson Guide [uwsp_leaf_wildland]
This guide supplements the Wisconsin K-12 Forestry Education Lesson Guide. Ninety percent of all forest-related fires in Wisconsin are started by humans. Education is a key prevention tool to develop ...

21. Looking at Earth from Space: Teachers Guide with Activities for Earth and Space Science [Earth_from_Space]
Looking at Earth from Space Teachers Guide with Activities for Earth and Space Science This publication replicates much of the material taught during the graduate-level course and developed by the ...

22. The Web-based Inquiry Science Environment (WISE) [WISE]
The Web-based Inquiry Science Environment (WISE) is a simple yet powerful learning environment where students examine real world evidence and analyze current scientific controversies. The curriculum ...

23. Satellite Meteorology [Sat_Meteor]
This Satellite Meteorology course was developed for middle and high school science classes. Modules were designed to serve as stand-alone lessons, however, we strongly encourage a sequential approach ...

24. The Adventures of Amelia the Pigeon [Amelia_the_Pigeon]
"The Adventures of Amelia the Pigeon" project is a interactive web site with supporting lesson plans and hands-on activities to illustrate science concepts to children in grades K-4. The animated ...

25. Climate Discovery Teacher's Guide [ClimateDiscovery]
Climate Discovery Teacher's Guide This teacher's guide was produced by the National Center for Atmospheric Research as a companion to the Climate Discovery exhibit at our Boulder, Colorado laboratory. ...

26. Web Weather for Kids [WebWeather]
Web Weather for Kids is an Internet site for kids in grades 5-8. It presents hands-on activities and information about dramatic weather events - thunderstorms, lightning, blizzards, hurricanes and ...

27. 27 Ideas for Teaching With Topographic Maps [USGS_TEACH_TOPO_MAPS]
The USGS publishes approximately 57,000 different topographic maps covering the United States. Topographic maps show contour lines (elevation and landforms), hydrography (rivers, lakes, marshes), ...

28. A Short Guide to Seismic Hazards [HAZARD_GUIDE]
There are a number of methods that have been used to estimate seismic hazard. This text gives a quick guide as to how they work, with some comments as to their advantages and disadvantages. It concludes ...

29. Hurricane Strike! Hurricane Science and Safety for Students [COMET_Hurricane_Strike]
Designed primarily for middle school students and funded by FEMA and the NWS, this module creates a scenario to frame learning activities that focus on hurricane science and safety. Versions are also ...

30. Cloud Forest Alive [tsc_cloudforest]
The Cloud Forest Alive Web site, associated with the Tropical Science Center and Forum One Communication, provides a host of information on the biologically diverse cloud forests of Central ...

31. Environmental Health Supercourse [PITT_EDU_ENV_SUPERCOURSE]   CHILD SERFs
The Global Environmental Health Supercourse site captures and classifies most the environmental health PowerPoint lectures on the web. The lectures include 550 from the Supercourse. In addition, there ...

32. Water Science for Schools [Water_Science_4_Schools]
The U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Water Science for Schools web site offers information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions ...

33. Prairie to Mountain Explorer (PTME) Online [PTME_CD-ROM]
Prairie to Mountain Explorer (PTME) is a CD-ROM set of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data specifically designed for use in the classroom. GIS data have been assembled for ID, MT, ND, SD, and ...

34. National Phenology Network Education Clearinghouse [NPN_EDUCATION_CLEARINGHOUSE]
The Educators’ Clearinghouse houses educational materials (lesson plans, activity guides, syllabuses, project design plans) to provide a convenient and growing collection of resources on phenology ...

35. Human Dimensions of Global Change Learning Modules [AAG_HDGC]
This project has developed ten teaching/learning modules through a collaborative process that involves module authors, participants in summer workshops, and project staff at Clark University. Designed ...

36. Forest Watch [Forest_Watch]
The University of New Hampshire designed the Forest Watch Program as a hands-on environmental science activity which involves teachers and students in field, laboratory and satellite data analysis ...

37. International Oceanographic Commision (IOC), International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE),Ocean Teacher web site [ioce_oceanteacher]
The Ocean Teacher web site's objective is to provide training tools for Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange. These tools are used during IODE Training Courses but can, to some extent, also ...

38. SOILS - Tools for Educators [USDA_NRCS_SOIL_TOOLS]
The SOILS - Tools for Educators provides background information on soils for students. The package includes soil facts, soil information for each state, lesson plans, soil songs, soil quality information ...

39. The Fragile Fringe - A Guide for Teaching About Coastal Wetlands [USGS_fringe]
Wetlands are found throughout the United States and the world. Wetlands are transitional areas sandwiched between the inland and aquatic habitats. Indicative of the name, wetlands are land areas that ...

40. Exploring Caves - Teaching Packet for Grades K-3 [USGS_exploringcaves]
"Exploring Caves" is an interdisciplinary set of materials on caves for grades K-3. Caves entail at least five scientific disciplines: earth science, hydrology, mapping, biology, and anthropology. ...

41. The Life Cycle of a Mineral Deposit - A Teacher’s Guide for Hands-On Mineral Education Activities [USGS_GIP_2005_17]
This teacher's guide defines what a mineral deposit is and how a mineral deposit is identified and measured, how the mineral resources are extracted, and how the mining site is reclaimed; how minerals ...

42. Global Change - Change and Cycles [USGS_globalchange]
This lesson plan will allow students to develop an understanding of parts per million as a concept, teams of students will create successive dilutions of a solution to reach a parts-per-million concentration. ...

43. Volcano Lessons [USGS_EGSC_VOLCANO]
This teaching packet reflects the goals of the National Science Education Standards developed by the National Research Council. These standards recommend that middle school students be able to understand ...

44. Lessons on the Lake: An Educator's Guide to the Pontchartrain Basin [USGS_OFR_98-805_LESSONS]
The Lake Pontchartrain Basin, formed about 5,000 years ago, is a vast ecological system of over 4,700 square miles. Many cultures have inhabited its lands and fished its waters. From Native Americans ...

45. Map Adventures [USGS_MAP_ADVENTURES]
Map Adventures, with seven accompanying lessons, is appropriate for grades K-3. Students will learn basic concepts for visualizing objects from different perspectives and how to understand /and use ...

46. Teach the Earth - The SERC Portal for Geoscience Educators [SERC_TEACHEARTH]
The Teach the Earth portal is aimed primarily at those teaching undergraduates, this site provides ready-to-use activities, help for using new teaching methods, ideas for designing courses, professional ...

47. What Do Maps Show - Lessons On How to Read and Use Maps [USGS_MAPSHOW]
The teaching poster and map packet pages with four accompanying lessons is appropriate for upper elementary and junior high school classes. The purpose of this teaching package is to help students ...

48. Coastal Upwelling Learning Activity [SSEC_SOSE_CU_ACTIVITY]
This set of tutorials will incorporate datasets from a variety of sources to focus on coastal oceanographic processes and their connections to climate and biology. Learning Objectives: After successfully ...

49. Great Lakes Weather and Climate Learning Activity [SSEC_SOSE_GLWX]
This set of tutorials explores the use of remote sensing data to monitor Great Lakes Weather and Climate. The entire basin experiences four distinct seasons each year, readily observed by satellite ...

50. Hunting Icebergs Learning Activity [SSEC_SOSE_HUNTING_ACTIVITY]
This set of tutorials teaches how to identify tabular icebergs, measure their size and monitor their movements using satellite imagery. Learners are introduced to techniques and tools used by expert ...

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