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WATER HERE AND THERE

For Teachers K - 2nd
Introduce the topic of water conservation with a little drama. Dressed as snowflakes, hail stones, or rain drops class members dramatize the events in a narration of the water cycle. The series of lessons that follow focus on...
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Lost City Chemistry Detectives

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
In 1977, scientists discovered hot springs in the middle of deep, cold ocean waters near the Galapagos Islands. Scholars research the chemical reactions that explain what scientists found at the Lost City. A discussion connects many...
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Yellowstone Steaming Acid Pools of Death

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Although beautiful, Yellowstone Park has some inherent dangers. An episode of a larger Reactions series explains how the volcanic hot springs in the park affect the pH of the water as well as its temperature. Learners make connections to...
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Geography Now! Japan

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Japan is home to the world's largest city, Tokyo, but its use of the natural landscape is also remarkable. The Japanese have harnessed their seismically active area to enjoy hot springs, and the country is home to a plethora of wildlife....
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The Story of Hot Springs, 1500-1900 AD

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study the geology and hydrology of Arkansas hot springs and how they contributed to the development of the city of Hot Springs. They create advertisements for the city of Hot Springs and the therapeutic effects of the waters.
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THE INVISIBLE YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students divide into three groups and examine Mudpots, Hot Springs, or Hot Spring Terraces. They are explorers and need to report back on interesting geothermal features they discover! They compare and contrast the visible light and...
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What's Hot in Yellowstone National Park

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers work in small groups to explore temperature as a measure of the average heat or thermal energy of the particles in a substance. They examine geysers and geological hotspots and volcanic calderas associated with hot springs.
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Geysers, Hot springs, and Bushfires

For Students 9th - 10th
In this earth science worksheet, students locate thirty-two terms about the environment. Answers are available in various formats.
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The Living Edens: Virtual Yellowstone Tour

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students take an online virtual tour of Yellowstone National Park. They act as park rangers to research geological features of Yellowstone, locate these features on maps, and describe and define associated geologic terms.
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Life's Big Questions: Where Did Life Come From?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars explore the life forms that live in the hot springs of Yellowstone. They examine how microscopic creatures can survive in these extreme conditions. Students perform experiments to observe growth samples and demonstrate...
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Let's Go! Virtual Yellowstone Tour

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research the geologic wonders of Yellowstone National Park. They locate the main geologic features of Yellowstone on a map of the park. Students write a description of the geologic features to be included on the map for a...
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Geothermal Energy

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
With Earth Day quickly approaching, as well as many science fairs, why not challenge your class to investigate geothermal energy or other renewable energy resources? There are five driving questions explored in depth here, as well as...
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Geothermal Energy in Latin America

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Here is a wonderful series of lessons designed to introduce learners to the variety of renewable, clean energy sources used by people all over the world. Geothermal energy is the resource focused on. This particular sources of energy...
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Infrared Yellowstone Lesson 1: The Invisible Yellowstone National Park

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Using NASA infrared imaging and a temperature map, learners hone their scientific observation skills. They look at multiple images of Old Faithful before, during, and after a geyser emission. They compare the infrared images to regular...
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I, Robot, Can Do That!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Assign groups of middle school oceanographers to research one of the following underwater robots; ABE, Herculues, ROPOS, RCV-150, Tiburon, or general purpose ROVs. An included handout guides them through information to be gathered. Each...
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Bacteria: Structure and Function

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
For as small as they are, there sure is a lot of information for young scientists to learn about bacteria. Help simplify the subject with this instructional presentation that explores the structure, nutrition, and reproduction of...
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Adjectives of Comparison

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Is our car bigger than theirs? Is this car better than than that one? Use comparative and superlative adjectives of provided verbs to complete twenty sentences.
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Alphas, Betas and Gammas Oh, My!

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Referring to the periodic table of elements, nuclear physics learners determine the resulting elements of alpha and beta decay. Answers are given in atomic notation, showing the atomic symbol, mass, atomic number, and emission particles....
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Using Electricity on the Job

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners explore electricity, discussing its importance and researching different ways in which electricity can be generated. Groups present their findings to the class and then create publicity materials which promote and educate about...
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Into the Wild

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Chris McCandless's life, adventures, and untimely death is the subject of Jon Krakauer's nonfiction work, Into the Wild. A thorough crossword puzzle includes quotes, characters, and key details from the book as clues.
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Strange Bugs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As individuals or in small groups, marine biologists research and discuss archaea and their unusual behavior as compared to bacteria. Teach them about the chemical makeup of the cell membrane of these strange organisms. This complex...
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Geothermal Greatness

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars define and understand the concept of geothermal features.  In this geothermal features lesson, students discuss and research geothermal features and record their findings on two worksheets (Geothermal Greatness and How...
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Groundwater

For Students 7th - 9th
In this groundwater worksheet, students use 12 given terms and match them to their definitions related to characteristics of groundwater and the components of the ground where the water travels. Students also fill in 5 blanks with given...
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Greece

For Students 6th - 10th
In this comprehension instructional activity on Greece, students read the article presented and then answer the questions that follow. There are 12 short answer questions to complete about Greece, where it is located, the people,...

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