Earth Scientist Teacher Resources
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The Atmosphere: the Ocean of Air above Us
5th CCSS: Adaptable
Like a breath of fresh air, a good reading comprehension activity can be refreshing. Learn about Earth's atmosphere with a short passage about the different layers and gases in the atmosphere, and about the implications of air pollution....
Meet a Naturalist: Researching, Writing, Interviewing
2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Young scholars reach out into the community and learn about different environmental science careers in this inquiry-based instructional activity. Beginning with a short research assignment, children gain background knowledge about...
Science Puzzlers, Twisters, and Teasers: The History of Life on Earth
6th - 8th
A somewhat amusing assignment, this instructional activity lists statements that an ancient organism may have made and asks learners to determine what geologic era that each may have lived in. It uses witty word puzzles and...
Is Earth Warming?—Climate Change, Lines of Evidence: Chapter 2
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What does it mean when scientists say the earth is warming? The second video in a seven-part series explains how scientists measure the temperature of the entire Earth. It links to factors that affect climate change through discussions...