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Causes and Effects of Melting Ice
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In this activity, learners explore the concept of density-driven currents (thermohaline circulation) ... More

In this activity, learners explore the concept of density-driven currents (thermohaline circulation) and how these currents are affected by climate change. Learners use colored ice cubes, water, and salt to explore density as it relates to salinity. This activity helps learners to understand the impact of glacial melt on sea level rise. Less

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Ecology
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Atmospheric Science
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Anthropology
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Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
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SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
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Angela Bliss
Brittney Marshall
Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence
Elizabeth Vernon Bell
National Science Foundation
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Global Climate Change Lesson
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Students learn how the greenhouse effect is related to global warming and ... More

Students learn how the greenhouse effect is related to global warming and how global warming impacts our planet, including global climate change. Extreme weather events, rising sea levels, and how we react to these changes are the main points of focus of this lesson. Less

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Engineering
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
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TeachEngineering
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TeachEngineering
Author:
Christie Chatterley
Denise W. Carlson
Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,
Janet Yowell
Karen King
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
TeachEngineering.org
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Mapping Coastal Vulnerability to Sea-Level Rise at Point Reyes National Seashore
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Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum/Geology of National Parks module. Students work with a ... More

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum/Geology of National Parks module. Students work with a color-coded conditional-formatted spreadsheet map to work through a USGS report applying a coastal vulnerability index, examining real data related to relative sea-level change for different areas of the Californian coas,t including Point Reyes National Seashore. Less

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Environmental Science
Education
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC)
SERC at Carlton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum
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Len Vacher
Module by: Len Vacher, University of South Florida Cover Page by: Len Vacher and Denise Davis, University of South Florida
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The Mexican Underground
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Deep underneath Mexico‰ŰŞs Yucatan peninsula, underground rivers wind their way to the ... More

Deep underneath Mexico‰ŰŞs Yucatan peninsula, underground rivers wind their way to the sea. In some places, the forest floor has fallen in, leaving holes in the ground to access these mysterious underwater caves. The holes, called cenotes, were considered openings to the underworld by the ancient Mayans. In this video, Jonathan teams up with an expert cave diver to explore these spooky underground rivers. Please see the accompanying lesson plan for educational objectives, discussion points and classroom activities. Less

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Life Science
Oceanography
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Jonathan Bird's Blue World
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Jonathan Bird Productions
Oceanic Research Group
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Ocean surface topography from space (TOPEX/Poseidon Missions)
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Joint US and France project, the TOPEX-Poseidon satellites continuously measures sea surface ... More

Joint US and France project, the TOPEX-Poseidon satellites continuously measures sea surface height. Oceans store and transport solar heat, helping to keep Earth's climate in balance. The overall shape of the oceans' "hills" and "valleys" is called ocean surface topography, or OST. Precise knowledge of OST is essential to predict the effects of catastrophic storms. Educational resources available for all ages and backgrounds. Outstanding animation of OTS also included. Less

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Education
Astronomy
Chemistry
Oceanography
Physics
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Activities and Labs
Data
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Reference
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UCAR
UCAR Staff
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
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Bridge: Sea Grant Ocean Sciences Resources Center
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Practising Science: Reading the Rocks and Ecology
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Have you ever wondered how scientists analyze the environment? This unit introduces ... More

Have you ever wondered how scientists analyze the environment? This unit introduces you to the techniques used by science students at residential schools. You will learn how to determine where rocks have come from and how they were made. You will also examine the processes involved in determining the ecology of a particular area. Less

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Ecology
Geology
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Open University
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Open University OpenLearn
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Sea Level: On The Rise
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Learners will understand the relationship between climate change and sea-level rise. In ... More

Learners will understand the relationship between climate change and sea-level rise. In the first activity, they will learn that heated water causes sea level to rise through a process called thermal expansion. They will also perform an experiment to learn that melting land-based ice contributes to greater sea-level rise than melting sea ice. Less

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Engineering
Environmental Science
Education
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Mathematics
Atmospheric Science
Chemistry
Oceanography
Physics
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Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Simulations
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Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
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SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
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EPA
United States Environmental Protection Agency
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Sea Level: On the Rise Lesson Plan
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"Sea Level: On the Rise" is designed to teach middle-school students about ... More

"Sea Level: On the Rise" is designed to teach middle-school students about the relationship between climate change and sea-level rise. It is a lesson plan created for the Environmental Protection Agency's Student's Guide to Global Climate Change. Less

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Physics
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NSDL Staff
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Biological Sciences Gateways and Resources
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Environmental Protection Agency
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Sea Level Rise
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In this activity, students will learn the difference between sea ice and ... More

In this activity, students will learn the difference between sea ice and glaciers in relation to sea level rise. They will create and explore topographic maps as a means of studying sea level rise and how it will affect Alaska's coastline. Less

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Education
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Mathematics
Atmospheric Science
Chemistry
Oceanography
Physics
Anthropology
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Activities and Labs
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Simulations
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CLEAN: Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
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CLEAN: Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
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Geophysical Institute of University of Fairbanks
National Science Foundation ITEST program
University of Alaska Fairbanks
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Sequence Stratigraphy
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This site provides visual resources and supporting material about the study of ... More

This site provides visual resources and supporting material about the study of sequence stratigraphy. Resources accessible from this site include informational text, images, animations and short videos which can be integrated into lectures, labs or other activities. Less

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Geology
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Readings
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SERC at Carlton College
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NAGT Cutting Edge (SERC)
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Tsunami Warning Systems
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Tsunami Warning Systems describes the processes involved in anticipating, detecting, and warning ... More

Tsunami Warning Systems describes the processes involved in anticipating, detecting, and warning for a tsunami by summarizing data collection, modeling, analysis, and alert procedures used at NOAA's Tsunami Warning Centers. A simulated event and past tsunami occurrences are used to highlight warning system processes for determining the tsunami threat based on seismic and sea level data and tsunami forecast models. Message communication and local response are also addressed as final components of any warning system. The module is intended for Weather Forecast Office staff and emergency managers who require a better understanding of the technical aspects of tsunami warning delivery. The module will also benefit anyone wanting to learn more about the components of tsunami warning systems. Less

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Atmospheric Science
Physics
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Instructional Material
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UCAR
UCAR Staff
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COMET/MetEd Program Collection
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COMET
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Tsunamis
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This module introduces the science of tsunamis: their causes, initiation process, properties, ... More

This module introduces the science of tsunamis: their causes, initiation process, properties, propagation, inundation, and long-term effects. Through new animations, historical images, video, and interactive exercises, learners discover the ways tsunamis interact with and affect the world. The module is intended for Weather Forecast Office staff — particularly NWS Warning Coordination Meteorologists — who desire a better understanding of tsunamis in their role as issuers of tsunami warning-related messages. But it will also benefit anyone wanting to learn more about how tsunamis work, including emergency managers, broadcasters, college and high school students, and the general public. Less

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Life Science
Atmospheric Science
Physics
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Instructional Material
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UCAR
UCAR Staff
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COMET/MetEd Program Collection
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COMET
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Understanding Sea Level Using Real Data
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Researchers believe that sea level is rising worldwide. But how are water ... More

Researchers believe that sea level is rising worldwide. But how are water levels monitored and measured?This Web site features five activities at different levels to help you learn about sea level using real data. Less

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Data in the Classroom
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Data in the Classroom
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Todd Viola and Caroline Joyce
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Weather Observing Fundamentals
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"Weather Observing Fundamentals" provides guidance for U.S. Navy Aerographer's Mates, Quartermasters, and ... More

"Weather Observing Fundamentals" provides guidance for U.S. Navy Aerographer's Mates, Quartermasters, and civilian observers tasked with taking and reporting routine, special, and synoptic observations. Although the focus of this lesson is on shipboard observations, much of the content applies to land-based observing and reporting as well. The lesson details standard procedures for taking accurate weather observations and for encoding those observations on COMNAVMETOCCOM Report 3141/3. Exercises throughout the lesson and four weather identification drills at the end provide learners with opportunities to practice and build their skills. The lesson covers a large amount of content. You may wish to work through the material in multiple sessions. Less

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Education
Atmospheric Science
Physics
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Instructional Material
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UCAR
UCAR Staff
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COMET/MetEd Program Collection
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COMET
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