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American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
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A curated collection of animal fossil 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:...

Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MoDNR)
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Historical Photos of Various Clay Mining Operations in Missouri

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
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A curated collection of dinosaur fossil images from the Earth Science World Image Bank to show students examples of Earth processes. You can also downlod the PowerPoint presentation version of this file using this link....

Kansas Geological Survey (KGS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

The KGS Photo Library is a collection of photos of different subjects from around the state.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Resource Type: Image Collections

The National Marine Sanctuaries Media Library is a comprehensive collection of public domain photographs and short video clips from all 14 marine protected areas managed by NOAA. The images provide an up-close look at unique wildlife and habitats and remind us of the need to protect these areas...

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
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A curated collection of paleontology 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 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.

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)
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A curated collection of plant fossil 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...

Marli Miller Photography
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Geology Photographs by Marli Miller

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...

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
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USGS's Earth as Art series 4. Lansat images from aroudn the globe.

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
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A curated collection of trace fossil 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...

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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The Image of the Day, taken by NASA's Earth Observatory

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
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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...

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

Photostream and albums from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

European Space Agency (ESA)
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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 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.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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Photostream and albums from NASA Headquarters

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
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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...

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
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Photostream and albums of NASA on The Commons

American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
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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...

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

Photostream and albums of NASA's Earth Observatory

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 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...

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

Photostream and albums from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center

ThousandWonders
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Situated in Turkey’s Central Anatolia region, Cappadocia is a land of surreal landscapes, rock formations and natural wonders. Tourists come from all over the world to experience the fairy chimneys and unique historical and cultural heritage of this UNESCO World Heritage Listed region that...

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.

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...

National Park Service (NPS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums of the National Park Service

Wimp.com
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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 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.

National Park Service (NPS)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums of the NPS's National Register of Historic Places

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....

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Resource Type: Image Collections

The NOAA Photo Library has been built so as to capture the work, observations, and studies that are carried on by the scientists, engineers, commissioned officers, and administrative personnel that make up this complex and scientifically diverse agency.

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.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Resource Type: Image Collections

Photostream and albums from NOAA's Photo Library

Google Earth, Carnegie Mellon University CREATE Lab
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

Timelapse is a global, zoomable video that lets you see how the Earth has changed over the past 32 years. It is made from 33 cloud-free annual mosaics, one for each year from 1984 to 2016, which are made interactively explorable by Carnegie Mellon University CREATE Lab's Time Machine Library, a...

United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

Welcome to EPA's Climate Resilience Evaluation and Awareness Tool (CREAT) Climate Scenarios Projection Map. This map provides easy-to-access scenario-based climate change projections drawn from CREAT. The impacts from a changing climate, including extreme heat and more intense storms, present...

Lunar and Planetary Institute
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

The Lunar and Planetary Institute presents this map series, the Lunar Map Catalog. Browse through different maps and charts of the moon.

American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

This short article details 5 different volcanoes and how they've changed over the past 30 years. Using Google Earth Timelapse technology, students can see changes in Montserrat, Santiaguito, Kilauea, Mt. St. Helens, and Mount Pinatubo from 1984 to 2016. Each interactive map features zoom...

Ocean Remote Sensing Group
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

At this site, we preset rapidly processes estimates of sea surface temperature for various regions. The imagery includes both single pass data and composite data from multiple passes. We have included at this site a Primer on the measurement of sea surface temperature.

Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS)
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

A visualization of earthquake waves traveling both through Earth's interior and radiating outward on the surface.

Earth Science Week (ESW), American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

"Visualizing Earth Systems" can help us see and understand the many ways scientists monitor and represent information about Earth systems including land, water, air, and living things. Using technologies ranging from on-site dta collection to satellite-based remote sensing, scientists...

OceanFirstEducation
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

Challenge middle level and high school students to increase their knowledge of oceans by learning to analyze and interpret live ocean data. With this lesson plan based on the Argo project -- an international ocean science research initiative employing a system of floats to gather data on ocean...

National Geographic
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

Scientists who mapped where land and water have shifted were surprised to find that Earth has gained more land than it has lost since 1985.

United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

Our programs produce accurate geologic maps and 3-D geologic frameworks that provide critical data for sustaining and improving the quality of life and economic vitality of the Nation. They also organize, maintain, and publish the geospatial baseline of the Nation's topography, natural landscape...

Aurorasaurus
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

Aurorasaurus is a research project supported by the National Science Foundation and designed by researchers from the New mexico Consortium, NASA, Penn. State University, and Science Education Solutions. We are professional space scientists, computer scientists, educators, and volunteers....

eChalk
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

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.

Wilson Center, General Services Administration (GSA)
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

The catalog contains information about federal citizen science and crowdsourcing projects. In citizen science, the public participates voluntarily in the scientific process, addressing real-world problems in ways that may include formulating research questions, conducting scientific experiments...

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live and work in space? Follow astronauts on the International Space Station in a series of videos as they explain their daily routines. Educators can use this series of videos and resources to enhance K-12 science, technology, engineering, and...

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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.

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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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