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American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of career images related to geology and rocks 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...

Utah Geological Society (UGS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

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

Kansas Geological Survey (KGS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Alexander Gardner photographs from historic Kansas and Missouri

CIA World Fact Book
Resource Type: Image Collections, Maps and Visualizations

This infographic map from the CIA World Fact Book shows the top valued exports from each country.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of igneous rock 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

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 metamorphic rock 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.

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

Photostream and albums from Nevada's Bureau of Land Management

Wimp.com
Resource Type: Image Collections

Even if you're a frequent flyer, it's doubtful that you've gotten to really enjoy a true bird's eye view of a city or famous landmark. Most commercial planes tend to fly too high to get a real appreciation for anything, especially if it's a cloudy day. Plus, thanks to flight routing and aisle...

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of rock erosion 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

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

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

MicroObservatory Robotic Telescope Network Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Image Collections

MicroObservatory is a network of automated telescopes that can be controlled over the internet. Using many of the same technologies that NASA uses to capture astronomical images by controlling telescopes in space, YOU can control a sophisticated ground-based telescope from the convenience of...

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of rock weathering 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...

Shell Oil Company
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums of Shell Oil Company

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

Photostream and albums of Oregon's Bureau of Land Management

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

This portal contains USGS video and photography of the seafloor off of coastal California and Massachusetts and aerial imagery of the coastline along segments of the Gulf of mexico and Mid-Atlantic coasts.

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 sedimentary rock 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...

Smithsonian
Resource Type: Image Collections

Database of images from the Smithsonian Institution Archives

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

Photostream and albums from the US Bureau of Land Management

International Space Station Program, JSC Earth Science & Remote Sensing Unit
Resource Type: Image Collections

Looking for high quality interstellar photos? Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth is the perfect resource for those images. Browse through collections or request new imagery.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of land use 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.

South Carolina Geological Survey (SCGS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photo Gallery links to images from the South Carolina Geological Survey

University of California, Berkeley (UCB)
Resource Type: Image Collections

CalPhotos is a collection of 513,333 photos of plants, animals, fossils, people, and landscapes from around the world.

Nick Risinger, PetaPixel, Michael Zhang
Resource Type: Image Collections

What you see is the largest true-color photograph of the night sky ever created, shot by 28-year old amateur astrophotographer Nick Risinger using six astronomical cameras. It's not just the view of the sky from one location, but instead a 360-panoramic view of the sky taken by trekking 60,000...

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of soil erosion 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....

United States Department of State (DOS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photographs from the US Department of State are provided in several photostreams on varied topics, which can be searched. There are also albums available.

United States Department of Energy (DOE)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums from the US Department of Energy

European Space Agency (ESA)
Resource Type: Image Collections

View JPEG, Powerpoint, or PDF presentations of the Hubble Space Telescope Top 50 Images.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A curated collection of soil type 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.

United States Forest Service (USFS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photo Gallery from the US Forest Service

State of Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Image Gallery from Oregon's Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

Resource Type: Image Collections

This small infographic shows the thickness of see ice up against famous city skylines. Notice how much bigger the ice sheets are than the cities!

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 ...

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Resource Type: Image Collections

This image gallery is provided as a complimentary source of high-quality digital photographs available from the Agricultural Research Service Information Staff. Image Gallery categories include Animals, Crops, Field Research, Food, Insects, Lab Research, People, Photo Illustrations, Plants, and...

Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

A diverse collection of photographs and visuals that encompass the range and breadth of seismology and the seismological community.

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Kilauea photos. USGS-HVO photos and videos are in the public domain and can be freely downloaded from the HVO website. Please credit "U.S. Geological Survey" for any imagery used.

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.

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums from the United States Department of Agriculture

Universities Space Research Association (USRA)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Earth Science Picture of the Day, courtesy of the Universities Space Research Association

Atlas Obscura
Resource Type: Image Collections

A series of light detecting and ranging (LIDAR) images of areas in Washington State.  Intriguing mima mounds, Mt. Rainier glaciers, and Devil's slide are among the images.  These could be compared with tree covered images as students investigate advances in technology, their advantages and...

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.

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums from the United States Geological Survey

Earth Science World Image Bank (ESWIB)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Image bank for Earth Science World

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

USGS's Earth as Art series 4. Lansat images from aroudn the globe.

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.

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Maps, Imagery, and Publications from USGS

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Aurora and stars
Maps and Visualizations
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
Videos or Animations
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.

1964 Alaskan earthquake alluvium deposits
Videos or Animations
Valdez Museum & Historical Archive, PBS LearningMedia

Learn about the Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964 in this video adapted from the Valdez museum & Historical Archive. Hear a first-person account of the event, watch an animation that illustrates the subduction of the Pacific plate under the North American plate, and observe how Valdez was...

Oil refinery on Mississippi River
Data Sets
FRONTLINE/NOVA, PBS LearningMedia

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...

World Earthquake Epicenters
Maps and Visualizations
VolcanoDiscovery

Get up-to-date data on active volcanoes and earthquakes around the world with this interactive map.

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The Education Resources Network aggregates geoscience education resources from a variety of providers. The goal is to provide visitors with the widest possible collection of curricula, classroom activities, teacher professional development opportunities, science education standards, virtual field trips, teaching ancillaries and much more.

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