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1d. Geographers and Their Space
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Humans are curious creatures, always wondering what lies beyond the horizon. Lewis ...

Humans are curious creatures, always wondering what lies beyond the horizon. Lewis and Clark did not describe themselves as geographers, but they might well have. Geography is the study of the surface of the earth. It is about people and places. It is about the physical character of a country, its climates and landscapes, and its biological environment.

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Ancient History
Physical Geography
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Images and Illustrations
Readings
Provider:
Independence Hall Association
Provider Set:
Ancient Civilizations
Addressing Global Food Security
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Students will investigate the issue of food security, exploring the components of ...

Students will investigate the issue of food security, exploring the components of food availability, food access, and food utilization on local, national, and global levels. Students will also learn about how Peace Corps Volunteers are working with communities to address food security issues.

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Environmental Science
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Lesson Plans
Readings
Advance and retreat of the Ice-shelf
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Interactive animation showing the changes occurring to an ice-shelf in relation to ...

Interactive animation showing the changes occurring to an ice-shelf in relation to the temperature of the surrounding water.
The animation has been created on the basis of the most recent models created by the modelling team of the antarctic research called ANDRILL.

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Geology
Material Type:
Simulations
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ANDRILL
Provider Set:
ANDRILL
Author:
Matteo Cattadori Luigi Sansoni Dave Pollard
The Adventure of Echo, the Bat
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This interactive adventure uses a Landsat mosaic of Arizona as the interface. ...

This interactive adventure uses a Landsat mosaic of Arizona as the interface. Students need to interpret satellite imagery to receive clues to Echo the Bat's location. As students find Echo, additional content about remote sensing and biodiversity is introduced. This web site provides teachers with a vehicle for introducing complex content that can be reinforced back in the classroom through the Remote Sensing and Biodiversity units linked to this website.

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Engineering
Material Type:
Instructional Material
Interactive
Provider:
NASA
Provider Set:
NASA Wavelength
Africa Colors a Destiny
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In this lesson, students learn about culture in Chad through the eyes ...

In this lesson, students learn about culture in Chad through the eyes of two Peace Corps Volunteers: Michael Varga, who served in Chad from 1977-1979, and Fan Yang, who served there almost thirty years later, in 2005-2006. Both Volunteers were evacuated due to civil war.

Subject:
World Cultures
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Al-Bab (Portal)
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Al-Bab is a portal website designed to introduce non-Arabs to Arab culture ...

Al-Bab is a portal website designed to introduce non-Arabs to Arab culture by providing links to news sources, country profiles, articles, and a blog on Middle East current events. There are also specific links related to learning Arabic: dictionaries, language classes, textbooks, and other information pertaining to the study of Arabic. A free e-book, The Birth of Modern Yemen, is available for download.

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Architecture and Design
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Literature
World Cultures
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Readings
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Other
Provider:
British-Yemeni Society
Al-Maktaba Al-Shamila
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The Al-Maktaba al-Shamila (Comprehensive Library) application is a program that allows users ...

The Al-Maktaba al-Shamila (Comprehensive Library) application is a program that allows users to access the contents of the Comprehensive Library website on their mobile devices. This site hosts free copies of hundreds of works of Classical Arabic literature, including works on history, geography, and science, as well as texts on Islamic law, hadeeth, and the Qur'an. Users can add new books to the site, which is intended to be a comprehensive collection of the famous, classical texts of Islamic civilization.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Readings
Reference
Provider:
Mu'asasa Al-Maktaba Al-Shamila
Alaska Museum of Natural History
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Ever wanted to have your own volcano laboratory, but didn't want to ...

Ever wanted to have your own volcano laboratory, but didn't want to clean up all that lava? Be a super-scientist and create your own volcano online. The Alaska Museum of Natural History is dedicated to the study and exhibition of Alaska‰ŰŞs natural history and to promoting and developing educational programs which benefit students and enrich the curricula of schools and universities. The Museum focuses on Alaska's unique geological, cultural, and ecological history. In addition to Make Your Own Volcano, the website offers extensive links, resources and educational modules including Kids Activity Sheets, Dinosaurs of Alaska, the Broken Mammoth Archeological Site, and Dinosaur Tracks, which explores the information that can be gleaned from the study of footprints.

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Life Science
Biology
Astronomy
Chemistry
Geology
Physics
Provider:
UCAR
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Earth System Science Informal Education Network (ESSIEN)
Aljazeera (YouTube channel)
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This is Al Jazeera's YouTube channel - it features a live feed ...

This is Al Jazeera's YouTube channel - it features a live feed of their programming as well as a video archive containing over 23,000 videos (including clips, complete episodes, and documentaries). The channel also offers playlists compiled of some of their most popular shows.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Other
Provider:
Al Jazeera
All About Glaciers
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This site has something for everyone, from glaciologists to grade school students. ...

This site has something for everyone, from glaciologists to grade school students. It explores nearly all aspects of glaciers and includes data and science, facts, a gallery, and a glossary.

Subject:
Astronomy
Chemistry
Physical Geography
Physics
Material Type:
Images and Illustrations
Reference
Provider:
UCAR
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Digital Water Education Library (DWEL)
Author:
Richard Armstrong
American Landscapes
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What can paintings of American landscape tell us about the American experience ...

What can paintings of American landscape tell us about the American experience and geography? This tour of twelve great American lanscapes highlights paintings and vistas from the rocky shores of Maine to the Sierra Nevada mountains in California.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Visual Arts
U.S. History
Material Type:
Images and Illustrations
Readings
Unit of Study
Provider:
Smithsonian Institutions
American Southwest
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presents a travel itinerary of 58 historic places across Arizona, Colorado, and ...

presents a travel itinerary of 58 historic places across Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico. It includes forts built to protect mail routes and settlers, missions and churches, prehistoric cliff dwellings, trading posts, petroglyphs (from the petrified forest), pit house villages, and Indian villages home to the Anasazi, Sinagua, Zuni, and other Native American tribes.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
U.S. History
Material Type:
Readings
Provider:
National Park Service
Provider Set:
National Register of Historic Places