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486 resources with the keyterm earth

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Variables Affecting Earth's Albedo

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study the variables that affect the Earth's albedo.  In this environmental data analysis lesson students interpret and graph information and calculate changes. 
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Earth Rocks!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study the basic elements of the Earth's crust: rocks, soils and minerals. They categorize rocks, soils and minerals and how they are literally the foundation for our civilization. They also explore how engineers use rock soils...
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Interactive Minds: Solar System

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Travel through space as you learn about the galaxy, solar system, planets, and much more. An extensive resource for studying astronomy in upper-elementary and middle school classrooms.
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The Solar System: A Brief Glance

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This highly visual video will take learners on a journey through the solar system. Void of narration and accented with music and key facts about each planet, this beautiful clip will inspire as it educates. Have the class take notes...
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Where in the World Is That Volcano?

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Identify the Earth's major volcanoes with an earth science activity. Elementary and middle schoolers locate major volcanoes on a world map. Then, in groups, they research how the volcano affects the region in which it is located.
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The Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Learners analyze the impact of climate variability and change utilizing a broad span of topics over a wide range of grade levels. This three lesson unit is easily adapted for the various instructional levels listed.
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Reading and Writing about the Solar System

For Teachers K - 2nd
A superb interdisciplinary approach highlights this lesson which incorporates space science knowledge and narrative skills. After reading The Magic School Bus, two excellent poems, and watching a video, all about our solar system, young...
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Earth Viewer Welcomes You- Web View of the Earth

For Students 6th - 10th
In this science and Internet technology worksheet, students access the given web site to look at a current view of the Earth's surface. They enter longitude and latitude co-ordinates before answering 8 questions. They change the...
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Earth Science

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
A slide for each of the planets (including recently downgraded Pluto), the sun, our moon, four of Jupiter's moons, and the rings of Saturn make up this visually appealing PowerPoint. A few facts for each body in the solar system...
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Regents High School Examination PHYSICAL SETTING PHYSICS 2003

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this chemistry exam, physics pupils complete a series of multiple choice and short answer questions by completing calculations on speed, velocity, magnitude and inertia.
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The Sun and the Earth

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Explore the seasons. Why do we have different seasons? How do you know when you've transitioned into a new season? Learners visit a website (included) to find out why the seasons occur. They reinforce their understanding of the seasons...
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Incorporating 3D Visualizations into Your Classroom

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students make observations through 3-D visualizations. They explore scientific and geologic processes through the use of 3-D pictures.
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My Angle on Cooling

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore how the angle and distance of an object can change it's temperature. After reviewing how the position of the Earth affects the temperature of the planet, student groups design and perform an experiment to test how...
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Where on Earth?

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders create maps to a secret location on the school grounds for others to follow, study topographical maps, estimate the size and shape of the Earth, explore various formations of the Earth's topography, and give an oral report...
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Volcanoes: Windows Into The Earth

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students investigate the concepts related to volcanoes and focus upon Mt. St. Helens. They define the difference between an active and dormant volcano. They conduct research using a variety of resources. The information is used in order...
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Orbital path of Landsat

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students comprehend how Landsat satellites orbit teh Earth to produce images. They comprehend the elliptical path of satellites. Students recognize that a different orbital path is needed for different satellites to perform their tasks....
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Our Intriguing Star, the Sun!

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Explore the sun in a lesson plan about space. The lesson spans ten weeks, with students performing activities to answer weekly questions about the Sun and Earth.
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There's No Place Like Home

For Teachers 6th
Have your class compare and contrast the characteristics of the planets. First, they label a diagram of the Earth. Then, they identify the characteristics of other planets. Finally, they compare the planets, and share which would be the...
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Sandscapes to Landscapes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore landscapes and create their own in a creative project.
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Earth's Water Distribution

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the amount of Earth that is covered by water. For this water consumption lesson, 6th graders discover that only a small portion of Earth's water is consumable due to pollution and other contaminants. Students...
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What's Below the Earth's Surface?

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students identify the geological layers of the Earth. They graphically depict each layer's characteristics. Students label and develop a color key for their exhibit. They create a down-to-Earth 3-D display with Erasable Markers.
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Perched Parrot Decorative Chair

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students discuss the rainforests and why they are important to the Earth's environment. They study the habitats and characteristics of various animals that live in rainforests. Students build a decorative chair using a rainforest theme.
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Fraction Earth -- Water and Land

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Pupils research the amount and sources of water on Earth. They interpret data to create a physical representation of water and land mass on the planet. They then use art materials to create a visual and tactile representation of fraction...
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Distance to the Moon

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students predict and determine the distance between the Earth and the moon.  In this investigative lesson plan students participate in an activity that helps them to determine the distance from the earth to the moon.