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The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
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The Ocean Remote Sensing Group conducts research associated with civilian and military applications of remote sensing technology in the marine environment. Search this site to learn more about the world's sea surface temperature, SAR winds, DC lightning mapping array, and Bathymetry from space...

Seismic Monitor
Resource Type: Data Sets

This site has a list of all the latest earthquakes and their date, time, magnitude, depth, location and other information.

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Data Sets

The world is a watery place. But just how much water exists on, in, and above our planet? This set of data and tables show the amounts of water on Earth.

Utah Geological Survey (UGS)
Resource Type: Data Sets

The UGS GeoData Archive System, part of our Geologic Data Preservation Project, contains Utah geologic- and wetlands-related scanned documents, photographs (except aerial), and other digital materials (resources) from our files and those gathered from other agencies or organizations in one web-...

Esri
Resource Type: Data Sets

Pedon Vault gives users nationwide a way to share data by populating a national database of sites that can be used by educators, scientists, farmers, landowners, schools, soil judging teams, the general public and many more according to Jason Nemecek, Wisconsin State Soil Scientist.  According...

UNAVCO, Inc.
Resource Type: Data Sets

These tools allow you to visually explore Earth and other worlds using geodetic and other geologic datasets such as GPS, InSAR, power management, and environmental data.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Resource Type: Data Sets

View NOAA water levels at a station near you.

United States Department of Labor (USDL)
Resource Type: Data Sets

MSHA is pleased to bring you this feature as part of the Mine Data Retrieval System. What we are doing is providing you with another way to search for mines. The search may be as simple as a search for all mines in a particular state by commodity or by state, county and then by commodity, or by...

FRONTLINE/NOVA, PBS LearningMedia
Resource Type: Data Sets

Gases trapped in ice cores show the dramatic impact that human activities have had on the planet since the Industrial Revolution. This graph, from the website accompanying the FRONTALINE/NOVA special "What's Up with the Weather?," reveals how atmospheric carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous...

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Resource Type: Data Sets

MY NASA DATA website is dedicated to making NASA Earth Science data easily accessible to the K-12 and citizen scientist communities. MY NASA DATA is a project to enable K-12 teachers and students, as well as citizen scientists, to explore the large volumes of data that NASA collects about the...

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Resource Type: Data Sets

Science On a Sphere® (SOS) is a room sized, global display system that uses computers and video projectors to display planetary data onto a six foot diameter sphere, analogous to a giant animated globe. Researchers at NOAA developed Science On a Sphere® as an educational tool to help illustrate...

The New York Times
Resource Type: Data Sets

2016 wasthe hottest year on record for the third consecutive year. In a database of more than 5,000 cities provided by AccuWeather, about 90 percent recorded annual mean temperatures higher than normal. Enter your city i nthe search box to see how much warmer (or cooler) it was.

Greenhills Renewable Energy Dashboard (GRED)
Resource Type: Data Sets

Middle and high school educators can access data, documentation, and related resources describing the development of the Greenhills Renewable Energy Dashboard (GRED) at Greenhills School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The GRED initiative involved the installation of a rooftop wind turbine, a solar...

EarthScope and the National Science Foundation (NSF)
Resource Type: Data Sets

EarthScope is a program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) that deploys thousands of seismic, GPS, and other geophysical instruments to study the structure and evolution of the North American continent and the processes that cause earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. It involves...

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Data Sets

These pages provide access to water-resources data collected at approximately 1.5 million sites in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Online access to this data is organized around...

National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
Resource Type: Data Sets

Data and images shown in Charctic use passive microwave data from the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) F17 Sensor Microwave Imager/Sounder (SSMIS). Data sets include the Sea Ice Index, Near-Real-Time DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Daily Polar Gridded Sea Ice Concentrations, and the NASA-...

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA)
Resource Type: Data Sets

The Images offered here were produced in the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (formerly the National Geophysical Data Center), with the exception of the sea floor topography from satellite altimetry images, produced by Dr. Walter Smith of NOAA. Some images were produced in...

University of Wisconsin - Madison (UWM)
Resource Type: Data Sets

Gridded data at 0.5 degree resolution showing population density, potential natural vegetation, cropland extent, grazing land extent, built-up land extent, crop extent (for 18 major crops) and land suitability for cultivation. Add your latitude and longitude for specific location maps.

University of Maryland
Resource Type: Data Sets

Results from time-series analysis of Landsat images in characterizing global forest extent and change from 2000 through 2015, globally, at 30m resolution. Trees are defined as vegetation taller than 5m in height and are expressed as a percentage per output grid cell as ‘2000 Percent Tree Cover...

UNAVCO
Resource Type: Data Sets

Looking for interesting GPS data to use in your course? We've worked with educators and scientists to identify GPS stations that illustrate various Earth science processes. The data are the same qualty that scientists use i n their research and is an Excel readable format called CVS. By clicking...

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Resource Type: Data Sets

NCEI is the world's largest provider of weather and climate data. Land-based, marine, model, radar, weather balloon, satellite, and paleoclimatic are just a few of the types of datasets available. Detailed descriptions of the products available.

Michigan State University (MSU)
Resource Type: Data Sets

Data Nuggets are an innovative approach to bring authentic, cutting edge research and data into the classroom, revealing to students how the process of science really works and increasing the connections between scientists and the public. Data Nuggets give students practice interpreting...

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Data Sets

Search and browse through data on global energy resources.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Data Sets

If your students are fascinated by solar eclipses, you can access a history of them by decade and more at NASA's Eclipse website. Middle and high school educators and others can learn about eclipses that occurred or will occur during a 10-year span. The tables describe an eclipse's calendar date...

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of hydrology career images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this ...

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of meteorology career images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this...

Kansas Geological Survey (KGS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Alexander Gardner photographs from historic Kansas and Missouri

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Resource Type: Image Collections

NASA's PhotoJournal provides images, animations, apps, and more about our solar system! Click on a planet or browse through the collection.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of lake images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

Geology.com
Resource Type: Image Collections

Rocks hold the history of the Earth and the materials that will be used to build its future. Browse through images of the three rock types: igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary.

Utah Geological Society (UGS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photo of the Day on Utah's Geological Survey Facebook page

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of rain images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums from California's Bureau of Land Management.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of ocean images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

Vermont Geological Survey (VGS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photo Gallery from Vermont's Geological Survey

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of snow images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums from Nevada's Bureau of Land Management

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of river images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology (NBMG)
Resource Type: Image Collections

These photographs and graphics are copyrighted by the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Through their accomplishments and dedication to their jobs, women at NASA serve as important role models to young women interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Read career profiles, watch inspirational videos, and find trips to motivate...

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of tornado images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums from New Mexico's Bureau of Land Management

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of cloud images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

Arizona State University (ASU)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Directory of Seismic Images taken by Ed Garnero

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of thunderstorm and lightning images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this ...

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums of Oregon's Bureau of Land Management

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of hail storm images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also download the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link.

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Find out more about how our sun's position in the sky changes due to Earth's rotation, revolution, and tilt. Learn from the experts -- Dr. Alex Young and Dr. Nicki Viall explain these connections so students understand paterns within the Earth-sun relationship.

Students taking water samples during field work
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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)

What gives Velcro its stick? Why does pollen make some people sneeze? And, how pure is the salt that we put on our food? In this episode of STEM Flicks, explore the role that microscopy plays in our everyday lives. Discover how scientists and engineers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory...

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)

Get caught up in the podcasting frenzy, but in a sciencey way! You can now have the latest ABC Science Online and Radio National science shows to download at your leisure or to have magically delivered when you subscribe via RSS feed.

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National Science Digital Library (NSDL)

AIRNow is a cross-agency government website that provides information about air quality across the US.

Hunter's Moon during a Lunar Eclipse
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Fred Espenak, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

This movie is of the 1994 solar eclipse. It was taken by Fred Espenak of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Laboratory for Extraterrestrial Physics.

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