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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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Answer common questions asked by the public: What happens to a spaceship that falls into a black hole? Will the black holes in our Galaxy eventually suck up everything in it - a cosmic vacuum cleaner? What would happen to Earth if the Sun was replaced by a black hole of the same mass? If we can'...

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Presentations

PowerPoint and suggested script on "Sun-like" Stars; discusses what kind of stars we can see with the unaided eye and which stars are like our Sun. You might be surprised!

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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Lesson plans, materials, and programs

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Presentations

Educational slides for the M7.0 January 12, 2010 and M8.8 February 27, 2010 Chile earthquakes

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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The Beginner's Guide to Rockets (BGR) was created as web-based "textbooks." The creation of this web site is a research project to explore the use of the personal computer and the Internet to present educational materials to students, teachers, and lifelong learners in a more interactive way...

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Presentations

AGI has compiled several PowerPoint© presentations related to our Environmental Awareness Series. Click on the links provided below to see the shows available for each publication.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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This PowerPoint and suggested script is about major discoveries made with telescopes and their technologies that changed the way we understand our universe.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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PowerPoint explaining NASA's Kepler Mission to search for transiting planets orbiting in the habitable zone of Sun-like stars.

Iowa Geological Survey (IGS)
Resource Type: Presentations

This filmstrip and accompanying text were discovered in the archives of the Iowa Geological Survey in early 2008. A suitable filmstrip projector was not available. The filmstrip itself, believed to date from circa-1971-72, was deteriorated (see below). The filmstrip was scanned and color...

MARGINS, Columbia University
Resource Type: Presentations

Speaker Presentations on: Subduction, seismic zones, global data, plate boundaries, Cascadia and Walker Lane/Salton Trough, sediment dispersal systems, upper mantle images, lithospheric rupture

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Presentations

Here are a group of Power Point presentations and activities that I have used as part of the Digital Learning Network, and the Speaker's Bureau, when talking with young students about aerospace and aerospace careers. You are encouraged to copy the files to your own computer and to modify them as...

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Presentations

Tour the Orion Nebula with this PowerPoint and script for use at your outreach or club events. Edit as needed.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Presentations

PowerPoint and suggested script/activities for presenting a scale model of the Solar System compared to our Galaxy. Often referred to as the "Birdseed Galaxy" presentation.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Presentations

The Beginner's Guide to Aeronautics (BGA) and Beginner's Guide to Rockets (BGR) were created as Web-based "textbooks." The creation of these web sites is a research project to explore the use of the personal computer and the Internet to present educational materials to students, teachers, and...

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

Photo albums and Archives of PDF Presentations from Nevada's Bureau of Mines and Geology

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Presentations

Use this PowerPoint in conjunction with the activities included on the Space Rocks ToolKit or on its own. Talk about our smallest neighbors, their properties, how we are searching for them, and what we might do to avoid future impacts.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Presentations

PowerPoint Presentations concerning: Solar Eclipses, Making Sun-Earth Connections, Solar Eclipses through Space and Time

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Presentations

What is a supernova? Where do they fit in the lives of stars? Are they dangerous to life on Earth? How would the universe be different if supernovae never occurred? This PowerPoint explores these and other questions about the powerful stellar explosion: the supernova.

USArray
Resource Type: Presentations

Presentations concerning: Utah mine collapse, wells, Nevada earthquake

Iowa Geological Survey (IGS)
Resource Type: Presentations

This filmstrip and accompanying text were discovered in the archives of the Iowa Geological Survey in early 2008. A suitable filmstrip projector was not available. The filmstrip itself, believed to date from circa-1971, was deteriorated (see below). The filmstrip was scanned and color...

Iowa Geological Survey (IGS)
Resource Type: Presentations

This filmstrip and accompanying text were discovered in the archives of the Iowa Geological Survey in early 2008. A suitable filmstrip projector was not available. The filmstrip itself, believed to date from circa-1971, was deteriorated (see below). The filmstrip was scanned and color...

The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI)
Resource Type: Presentations

Transforming California is a PowerPoint presentation of digital images (60.7 Mb) exploring the landforms found along the San Andreas Fault. Designed for classroom use, Transforming California has a complementing narrative for each slide. Enjoy!

UCLA Marine Science Center
Resource Type: Presentations

View supplemental PowerPoint presentations that explain our research protocols and provide a theoretical content background.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Presentations

The Environmental Awareness Series is a major project in AGI's Environmental Affairs program. The series booklets cover major topics of environmental and societal concern and demonstrate the complexity and interconnection of natural systems that we use and depend upon. Each booklet is an...

South Carolina Geological Survey (SCGS)
Resource Type: Presentations

The S.C. Geological Survey developed an Earth Science Education Series that meets South Carolina Science Academic Standards set forth by the Department of Education.

World of Teaching
Resource Type: Presentations

Free microsoft Power point presentations biology chemistry maths english history physics geography spanish powerpoints. Great for KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 and post 16 A level lessonplans, K-12 and more. Use and alter these presentations freely or any power point template used in this presentations site...

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Presentations

This site has a slife show about 10 different facts about Earth and space. It is a great eye-opener and a great learning resource.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Presentations

From the data-collecting endeavors of the rover Curiosity to the process of constructing Orion, a spacecraft designed for eventual travel to Mars, this 10-minute presentation highlights NASA's many efforts supporting current and future explorations of the Red Planet. Watch the presentation in...

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Coprolite Fossil
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The Jim Henson Company, PBS LearningMedia

In this Dinosaur Train clip, Mr. Conductor explains what fossils are and how they are created, and Dr. Scott the Paleontologist discusses how paleontologists find, care for, and conduct research with the fossils they uncover.

Noble Kolskaya undersea driller
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PBS LearningMedia

In this lesson, students will have an opportunity to take a virtual tour around a ground-based operation and an offshore drilling site whereby they can become familiar with how oil is extracted and processed.

Little Colorado River
Videos or Animations
Twin Cities Public Television, PBS LearningMedia

This DragonflyTV segment demonstrates how sedimentation forms, how rivers shape the surface of the earth, how rivers are formed, and how they differ from other bodies of water.

1964 Alaskan earthquake alluvium deposits
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California Academy of Sciences, PBS LearningMedia

What are earthquakes? Get a new perspective on these powerful phenomena with this collection of videos and infographics co-presented by the California Academy of Sciences and KQED. You'll learn why earthquakes happen, how they've shaped the Bay Area, and what you can do to prepare for the next...

Weather Stations at the Quelccaya Ice Cap
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UNC-TV, PBS LearningMedia

Have you experienced a thundersnow storm?  Most snow storms form when warm air moves into an area in the winter and rising warm air condenses to form snow.  If the warm air rises very quickly, the condensing moisture collides with existing particles in the cloud causing electrically charged...

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