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Bring the Grand Canyon to your classroom using NPS distance learning programs. The programs cover a range of topics and grade levels: Ancient Life (fossils, grades 2-5), Ask a Ranger (geology, grades 4-8), Canyon Connections (plant/animal adaptations, grades 4-8), Condor's Flight (endangered...
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
This website teaches elementary and middle level students about the importance of water and why we need to conserve it. test their knowledge of water conservation with the WaterSense game, or find simple suggestions for saving water, such as turning off the tap when brushing your teeth; taking...
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
At CitizenScience.org, K-college educators will find information, resources, and tools to get involved in citizen science and crowdsourcing projects. The site offers a searchable catalog of more than 300 federally supported citizen science projects, a toolkit to assist with designing and...
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
This stunning tablet and iPad enabled resource gives you an interactive globe og the Earth with a wide range of geographic, demographic, and statistical maps.
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations, Teaching Media
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
MeteoEarth offers a three dimensional globe of the world showing changes over a 24 hour period. Cloud cover, wind, pressure and tropical storms can be observed.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
The National Park Service published tons of great free maps, all collected for viewing, saving, and downloading here! You can download PDF and image files of any US national park map. This site currently has over 1000 free high-resolution files to share.
Resource Type: Image Collections, Teaching Media
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
iNaturalist.org is a place where you can record what you see in nature, meet other nature lovers, and learn about the natural world. Every observation can contribute to biodiversity science, from the rarest butterfly to rhe most common backyard weed. We share your findings with scientific data...
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
We have included a number of articles by and about Wilson Bentley and links to other snowflake related websites including a number of educational resources related to snowflakes.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
The Night Sky Network is a nationwide coalition of amateur astronomy clubs bringing the science, technology, and inspiration of NASA's missions to the general public. We share our time and telescopes to provide you with unique astronomy experiences at science museums, observatories, classrooms...
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations, Teaching Media
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
World Wildlife Day celebrates ad raises awareness of the world's wild animals and plants. The world's wildlife, whether charismatic or lesser known, is facing many challenges. The biggest threats to wildlife are habitat loss as well as overgrazing, farming, and development. Poaching and...
Resource Type: Commemorative Days and Events, Outreach Programs
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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Education GeoSource compiles geoscience education resources from a variety of organizations, providing credible and accurate Earth and Space Science resources for all ages. Visitors have access to thousands of free resources, from lessons to outreach and teacher professional development, for use in classrooms, scout programs, or at home.

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