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"This mini field trip is designed to take preservice teachers on a Prehistoric Journey, where they will use the exhibits and Museum's education collections to answer the question """"Is T. rex a great big chicken?"""" Not only will you enjoy the...
Resource Type: Professional Resources, Teacher Professional Development
Grade Level:
A barometer measures atmospheric pressure. Learn how to make your own barometer out of a jar, balloon, and stirring stick.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Students examine the issue of global warming. They calculate how much carbon dioxide all the machines they use produce in one day.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
This site contains lessons and teacher information for the Map Adventures activity. Map Adventures, with seven accompanying lessons, is appropriate for grades K-3. Students will learn basic concepts for visualizing objects from different perspectives and how to understand /and use maps.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3
In this lesson, students study the availability of fresh water on Earth and the methods that can be used o purify and conserve it. They also assess how much water they and their families typically use and think about ways to reduce water usage.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: 6, 7, 8
Curriculum materials and professional training workshops focused on wildlife conservation; Location: national
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs, Outreach Programs
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Educators, students, and the general public can join scientists on worldwide research expeditions on various earth and environmental science topics; Location: worldwide
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs, Outreach Programs
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
With over 20 programs for grades K , 5, AMSE Outreach has something for everyone. These exciting, educational enrichment opportunities can be used to reinforce classroom instruction or to introduce a new topic. Exhibitions, video library, public events, tours; Location: Oak Ridge, TN
Resource Type: Location-based Outreach Programs, Outreach Programs
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Every year, we report on the melting and growth of Arctic sea ice, the vast sheath of frozen seawater floating on the Arctic Ocean and its neighboring seas. Much attention is focused on the area and extent of sea ice because it has been shrinking steadily. But there is another problem: as the ice...
Resource Type: Teaching Media, Videos or Animations
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
"Meteoroids are pieces of rock that once were part of another celestial body. These pieces of rock can be of microscopic size to several meters across. When the rock enters the earth's atmosphere, it is referred to as a meteor or """"""""shooting...
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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