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51 resources with the concept the hydrosphere

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Discover Water—The Role of Water in Our Lives

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Make a splash with this series of engaging interactives that teach all about one of the most important substances on Earth: water. From oceans to bodies of freshwater, these fun resources investigate the water cycle and the important...
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NOAA Enrichment in Marine Sciences and Oceanography (NEMO) Curriculum

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce scholars to the Marine Sciences and Oceanography with 23 lessons covering marine science, biology, chemistry, geology, physics, technology, and marine policy. Aligned with national science teaching standards, the lessons are...
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Water is Life: The Earth’s Hydrosphere and Its Impact on Living Systems

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The three units in the “Water is Life: The Earth’s Hydrosphere and Its Impact on Living Systems” are designed to teach middle schoolers about the role water plays in all life. Unit 1 builds background knowledge. In Unit 2, scholars...
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Earth's Spheres and Natural Resources

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
The geosphere, exosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere are Earth's four main spheres. Surprisingly, all of these spheres work together providing us with resources, weather, plants, climate, and a place to live. Here is a collection of...
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The Water Cycle

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Few things are more important to life on earth than water. This is a collection of resources for middle schoolers about the various stages of the water cycle. Included are hands-on activities/labs, videos, worksheets, and diagrams. Get...
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Journey Through the Spheres of the Earth

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Each of the Earth's spheres interacts with the other spheres in predictable ways. Young scientists explore these interactions through a hands-on activity, graphing, and watching a video. They summarize their knowledge in a video or...
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I’ve Got the POWER! Solar Energy Potential at Your School

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Should every school have solar panels? The 19th lesson in a series of 21 has scholars research the feasibility of using solar panels at their school. They begin by gathering data on the solar energy in the area before estimating the...
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The Dynamic Earth

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Why is Earth so diverse? What makes it habitable for so many forms of life? An informative PowerPoint explains the important characteristics of Earth from geological history and atmospheric layers all the way to how and why weather...
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ESS3C - Human Impacts on Earth Systems

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
The human impact on the earth's systems often has unintended consequences.  A comprehensive video lesson builds a progression for teaching the standards ESS3C in elementary through secondary classrooms. Instruction focuses on the human...
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What is Up Th-air? — Atmosphere

For Teachers 7th Standards
Air, air, everywhere, but what's in it, and what makes Earth's air so unique and special? Journey through the layers above us to uncover our atmosphere's composition and how it works to make life possible below. Pupils conduct research...
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How 2 knOw? H2O and the Water Cycle

For Teachers 7th Standards
Here is an essential lesson for an essential molecule! Immerse seventh graders into a comprehensive two-week journey through one of Earth's most important cycles, the water cycle. Dive into activities that illustrate the movement of...
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Constructive and Destructive Geologic Processes

For Teachers 8th Standards
Show the class the world as they've never seen it before—from way above! Learners try to unravel the mysteries presented by rich satellite imagery, learn to interpret topographic maps, and study erosion by constructing their very own...
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Earth as a System

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Ecosystem, human body system, weather system. We hear the word system a lot, but what does it really mean? In the activity, pairs or groups of learners discuss how a bicycle is a system and then analyze objects in their classroom and...
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The Biogeochemical Cycle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The biogeochemical cycle ... no physics? The fourth installment of a 23-part NOAA Enrichment in Marine sciences and Oceanography (NEMO) program introduces the biogeochemical cycle by having pupils simulate movement between Earth's...
1 In 1 Collection
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Unit 2: Global to Local: Understanding My Place in the Hydrosphere

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What does the ground around your home have to do with water pollution? Young ecologists learn about their local watershed and create their own cause-and-effect models of the hydrosphere.
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Introduction to Earth Science

For Students 6th - 8th
From the layers of Earth's spheres to latitude and longitude to looking at topographic maps, learners discover the elements of Earth's systems. 
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Volcanos and the Atmosphere

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
In the summer of 1815, snow fell every month in New England. Was this related to the volcanic eruption of Tambora in Indonesia earlier in the year? Young scientists design their own experiments to research the long-term effect a volcanic...
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A Fresh Future

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
If less than 1% of Earth's freshwater is available for use, and people are constantly using it up, what's being done to save it? This is the focus of a video that discusses the human impact on the hydrosphere.
1 In 1 Collection 5:00
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H2O-NO! - Fresh Water Problems

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
If the amount of freshwater in an ecosystem changes, in what way is the specific ecosystem affected? This is the focus of a video that discusses the importance of freshwater and how all ecosystems need freshwater to sustain life.
1 In 1 Collection 4:42
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The Life Hydrologic

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
What effect does the hydrosphere have on the biosphere? What's going on below the surface of the ocean? As one goes deeper into the ocean, habitats, temperatures, pressure, and the types of living organisms change. This is the focus of a...
1 In 1 Collection 3:43
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What on Earth

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
How do the geosphere and hydrosphere interact with one another to support life? This is the focus of a video that describes how the geosphere supports the hydrosphere and vice versa.
1 In 1 Collection 3:37
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Up, Up and Away

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
What is wind, and what does it have to do with the sun's energy? Wind is part of Earth's atmosphere; however, the geosphere and hydrosphere work together to create it. This is the focus of a video that explains how temperatures...
1 In 1 Collection 4:06
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Weathering and Erosion

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
How does water help shape Earth's landforms? This is the focus of a video that describes how mechanical weathering and chemical weathering help shape Earth's geologic features.
1 In 1 Collection 3:31
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Four Spheres Part 2 (Hydro and Atmo)

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
What are the other two spheres on Earth? The hydrosphere and atmosphere, of course! This is the focus of a video that explains what makes up the hydrosphere and atmosphere.