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

In order to give fire managers near real-time information, fire perimeter data is updated daily based upon input from incident intelligence sources, GPS data, infrared (IR) imagery from fixed wing and satellite platforms. The GeoMAC website allows users in remote locations to manipulate map...

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...

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.

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

NOAA's National Weather Service provides precipitation data using GIS technology. View precipitation amounts across the country ranging from the last few hours to the last 120 days.

WXshift, Climate Central
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

WXshift (pronounced "weather shift") is a collection of independent journalists, climate scientists, and meteorologists working to bring you th elatest in weather and climate information. Our team is committed to providing you with the most up-to-date weather forecasts, news and information, all...

National Geographic
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

National Geographic’s online atlas. Find nearly any place on Earth, and view it by population, climate, topography, environmental themes, and more.

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

This website has great maps of tectonic plates and shake maps where earthquakes are likely to occur. Learn and explore everything about earthquakes.

EarthWindMap
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

A visualization on global weather conditions forecast by supercomputers updated every three hours. Click on the "earth" at the bottom left hand side to activate a menu accessing various weather parameters by height.

Smithsonian National museum of Natural History - Global Volcanism Program
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

The "Eruptions, Earthquakes, and Emissions" web application (or "E3") is a time-lapse animation of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes since 1960. It also shoes volcanic gas emissions (sulfur dioxide, SO2) since 1978 - the first year satellites were available to provide global...

Natural Resources Canada
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

Via Natural Resources Canada comes a gorgeously detailed geological map of the Arctic, served up hot and fresh for all your wallpaper needs. You can download the massive original, along with all the accompanying charts, legends, etc.

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...

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...

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.

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'...

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

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.

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...

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.

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

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 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: Videos or Animations

Our Moon's appearance changes nightly. This slow-loading time-lapse sequence shows what our Moon looks like during a lunation, a complete lunar cycle. As the Moon orbits the Earth, the half illuminated by the Sun first becomes increasingly visible, then decreasingly visible.

TED-Ed
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

The world needs clean water, and more and more, we're pulling it from the oceans, desalinating it, and drinking it. But what to do with the salty brine left behind? In this intriguing short talk, TED Fellow Damian Palin proposes an idea: Mine it for other minerals we need, with the help of some...

National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Visualizations that cover the following topics: earthquakes, the 2011 Japan earthquake and Tsunami, Sear wave propagation, the 2010 Chile earthquake, isostasy and gravity, the 2010 Haiti earthquake, and plate tectonic movements.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

These are some of the animal species Charles Darwin would have seen when he visited the Galapagos Islands.

TED-Ed
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

There's a lot of talk these days about when and how we might all move to Mars. But what would it actually be like to live there? Mari Foroutan details the features of Mars that are remarkably similar to those of Earth — and those that can only be found on the red planet.

University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Fun, interactive, research-based simulations of physical phenomena from the PhET project at the University of Colorado. Includes simulations in categories such as: physics, biology, chemistry, earth science, and math.

Mount Washington Observatory (MWOBS)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

If you've ever spent time on the summit with me, I call all wind from 40-70 miles per hour "a bit breezy." With winds pushing the century mark, and gusts up to 109 mph, I think I will upgrade that to "blustery." But how windy is too windy? Enjoy this article of wind speeds on Mount Washington...

W.W.Norton
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Find many useful animations on all topics related to astronomy, such as: Patterns in the Sky and Motions of Earth, Gravity and Orbits, Light, Tools of the Astronomer, A Brief History of the Solar System, The Terrestrial Planets and Earth's Moon, Atmosphere's of the Terrestrial Planets, Gravity...

National Geographic
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Daylight saving time is the practice of setting the clocks forward one hour during the spring and back again in the fall in order to take advantage of natural daylight. It has both benefits and negative consequences. This video helps you understand all of them.

MinuteEarth
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Loads of salt aren’t just bad for humans, but plants as wall. Plants absorb the salt through their roots, potentially cutting off their water supply, causing for dead plants. Watch this video to learn what farmers are doing to reduce the high levels of salt in the soil.

ConocoPhillips
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

A day in the life of a Geologist at ConocoPhillips.

Minerals Education Coalition (MEC)
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Today's world faces complex problems. We all need to work together to manage the Earth's natural resources wisely. More scientists and engineers will be called upon to find the answers we need, especially in the mining industry since it supplies the world's mineral products. There are literally...

UNAVCO, Inc.
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Learn about what geodesy actually is, as well as geodesy's application in our everyday lives. UNAVCO's 2017 USIP geoscience video production interns Ellie and Christopher produced this video.

KQED San Francisco, PBS LearningMedia
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

In this video from QUEST produced by KQED, find diagrams of plate tectonics and look at the SAFOD earthquake study in Parkfield. Also find information about the ELARMS earthquake alarm system and how it might help people in earthquake-prone areas. This video is also available in both English and...

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artist's concept of Cassini during the Saturn Orbit Insertion (SOI) maneuver
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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...

EIT Image of the Sun
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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...

World map with ice caps
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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.

Aurora and stars
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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.

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