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Timeanddate.com
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

The map shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shoes which areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night. Click on times below the map to show Sun and Moon locations during those times, or choose a time of your own to see their positions.

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

The USGS Land Cover Institute posts great links to a huge amount of land cover/land use sites, for the US and around the globe.. Links here include most of the datasets listed in this article, and many more esoteric data such as river observations, aquifers data and ocean colour information....

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

The surface of the Earth is always changing. Some changes like earthquakes, volcanoes, floods, and landslides happen quickly and other changes, such as most erosional processes, happen slowly over time. It's often hard to see these changes from ground level. A much broader view is needed, and...

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

The LandsatLook Viewer is a prototype tool that was developed to allow rapid online viewing and access to the USGS Landsat image archives.

UNAVCO
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

USE this interactive map to see velocity vectors of North American plates, earthquakes, volcanoes, and more.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

NOAA View Explorer provides hundreds of data variables within a single interface, allowing the user to browse, interrogate, and download resources from NOAA's archives.

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

An interactive map that allows both recent and historical global plate boundaries to be explored. Up to 5000 quakes can be selected using various criteria. Rotate and zoom through hypocenters using the 3D viewer.

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

These global land cover layers are the product of a collaboration between USGS and the University of Maryland, Department of Geographical Sciences. Thirty meter resolution raster data layers for circa 2010 tree cover and bare ground and a persistent surface water layer 2000-2012, have been...

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

Visualize and explore observed land cover changes for your region and time frame of interest.

National Science Foundation (NSF), UW Macrostrat Lab
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

Macrostrat is a platform for the aggregation and distribution of geological data relevant to the spatial and temporal distribution of sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks as well as data extracted from them. It is linked to the GeoDeepDive digital library and machine reading system, and...

University of Minnesota (UM)
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

Learn about the world along the path of your flight, hike, or road trip with GPS tracking. Offline geologic maps and interactive points of interest reveal the locations of fossils and georeferenced Wikipedia articles visible from your airplane window seat, vehicle, or hiking trail vista. Flyover...

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

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...

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...

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.

Esri
Resource Type: Presentations

The GIS community has always had strong connections to education.  For years, many GIS professionals have freely given their time and skills to encourage and foster the use of GIS in geography, language arts, history, biology, environmental studies, mathematics, and other disciplines in schools...

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

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)
Resource Type: Presentations

Lesson plans, materials, and programs

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

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.

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 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)
Resource Type: Presentations

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

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

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...

TERC
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

This animation shows color-enhanced satellite images of the Storm of the Century, which occurred March 12 through 14, 1993. The graph below the images shows how barometric pressure changed at West Palm Beach, Florida as the storm approached and passed.

The Show About Science
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Meet Nate, a curious kid and six-year old host of this podcast series brimming with interesting facts and information from scientists around the globe. When Nate's not working hard at school, he's busy interviewing scientists, punk rockers, his mom, and others about animals, medicine, and other...

TED-Ed
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

About 66 million years ago, a terrible extinction event wiped out the dinosaurs. But it wasn't the only event of this kind -- extinctions of various severity have ocurred throughout the Earth's history -- and are still happening all around us today. Borths, D'Emic, ad Pritchard give a quick...

The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Video lecture series on various space science topics, including:NASA's Exploration of Ceres and Pluto, Exploring the Birth of Rocky Planets (the InSight Mission to Mars), OSIRIS-REx (sample return from a primitive near-Earth asteroid), NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter, and the Mars Science...

Preparatory Commision for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO Preparatory Commission)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

This piece of work is a bird's eye view of the history [of above and below ground nuclear testing] by scaling down a month length of time into one second. The blinking light, sound and the numbers on the world map show when, where and how many experiments each country have conducted.

MinuteEarth
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

This video clip is about mass extinctions. In the late 1970s, a scientist by the name of Jack Sepkoski embarked on the most ambitious fossil hunt ever. He created a chart that shows what is today called "The Big Five Mass Extinctions." The chart is still used today by paleontologists, but is...

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

This YouTube video explains the basics of tsunamis and how to protect yourself. 

Geological Society of America (GSA)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

GSA explains why a career in the earth sciences is important.

Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Learn about the role of the sea in global warming. The global conveyor belt is part of the large-scale ocean circulation that is driven by differences in the density of the waters. It plays a role in keeping the climate at balance and Europe warm. Global warming may change it forever with...

University of Chicago
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

The goal of the PaleoMap Project is to illustrate the plate tectonic development of the ocean basins and continents, as well as the changing distribution of land and sea during the past 1100 million years. In the Earth History section of this website are full-color paleogeographic maps showing...

PBS LearningMedia
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

This video features "Science Steve" of Louisville Water Company and his animated friend Tapper explaining the importance of the Ohio River as a natural source of drinking water. He describes the river's geologic origin as a result of glaciation and the different rock layers or strata exposed...

National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

This movie shows the variations in the lunar gravity field as measured by NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) during the primary mapping mission from March to May 2012.

TED-Ed
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

The atoms around you have existed for billions of years -- and most originated in the flaming, gaseous core of a star. Dennis Woldfogel tells the captivating tale of these atoms' long journey from the Big Bang to the molecules they form today.

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Dimetrodon skeleton
Videos or Animations
PBS Eons

Join hosts Hank Green, Kallie Moore, and Blake de Pastino as they take you on a journey through the history of life on Earth. from the dawn of life in the Archaean Eon through the Mesozoic Era -- the so-called "Age of Dinosaurs" -- right up to the end of the most recent Ice Age.

Tornado in Dimmitt Texas 1995
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National Geographic

Tornadoes, nearly three-quarters of which occur within the US, are unpredictable and can cause massive damage. New tools and data are helping scientists learn more about when they might form and what paths they might take.

Artist conception of a Mars Exploration Rover
Videos or Animations
National Geographic

Mars, the fourth planet from the sun, has been a source of intrigue throughout human history. Recent NASA exploratory expeditions revealed some of the planet's biggest mysteries. This video explains what makes Mars so different fro mEarth and what would happen if humans lived there.

North American crustal plates and earthquake epicenters
Videos or Animations
National Geographic

Plate tectonics have shufled the earth's landmasses around -- and continue to do so. What is continental drift? Anyone who's ever experienced an earthquake or seen a volcano knows that th ephrase "solid ground" doens't always apply. Over Earth's long history, the great landmasses have...

Coral fish and diver
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National Geographic

Oceans serve as the planet's largest habitat and also help to regulate the global climate. But why is the ocean salty? And how is climate impacting the ocean? Find out more about the ocean, including the consequences of and potential solutions to these changes.

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