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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...

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.

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...

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.

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...

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...

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.

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.

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

MAP2 allows users to select global image mosaics, which can then be map projected, clipped to extents, have algebra functions against the image bands, and then converted to the user’s desired file format. Explore global imagery of the planets and satellites from a variety of missions in an easy...

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...

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

The US Geological Survey (USGS) and Esri are pleased to announce the publication of the most detailed global ecological land units map in the world. This exciting new global data set provides a science platform for better understanding and accounting of the world's resources. Scientists, land...

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (PADCNR)
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

These lesson plans are designed to accompany the Digital Shaded-Relief Map of Pennsylvania and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Land Cover Map, both published by the United States Geological Survey and the Pennsylvania Geological Survey. They were written by experienced educators who created...

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

The USGS publishes approximately 57,000 different topographic maps covering the United States. Topographic maps show contour lines (elevation and landforms), hydrography (rivers, lakes, marshes), transportation (roads, trails, railroads, airports), vegetation, boundaries, survey markers, urban...

Weather Underground (Wunderground)
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

The Wundermap from Weather Underground (Wunderground) gives weather data in a GIS interface. Use different overlays like radar, fronts, satellite data, and webcam images over an area of your choosing.

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

With this map, you can choose a state to access your local water levels, tide and current predictions, and other oceanographic and meteorological conditions.

Climate Literacy & Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN)
Resource Type: Maps and Visualizations

This visualization includes a series of flow charts showing the relative size of primary energy resource and end uses in the United States for the years 2008-2012.

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...

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...

Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence (COSEE)
Resource Type: Presentations

This series of PowerPoints and hands-on activities is designed for teachers to use in their classrooms to help discuss the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Teachers can decide which activities and topics to include, download the appropriate PowerPoint, and then modify the PowerPoint according...

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

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

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 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...

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...

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

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

Resource Type: Videos or Animations

This animation shows one image captured of space, then compared to several more images to show how big it is. This gives a good perspective of how big space is.

TED-Ed
Resource Type: Videos or Animations

Tornadoes are the most violent storms on Earth, with wind velocities that can exceed 200 miles per hour. How do these terrifying cyclones form? Meteorologist James Spann sheds light on the lifespan of tornadoes as they go from supercell thunderstorms to terrible twisters before eventually...

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Hunter's Moon during a Lunar Eclipse
Videos or Animations
European Space Agency (ESA)

What is a lunar eclipse? What is a solar eclipse? This short video explains the difference between these regularly occurring events that can be observed from Earth.

Coral fish and diver
Videos or Animations
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Ocean Today

This video talks about ocean acidification and some of its causes.

Saturn images taken from Hubble
Videos or Animations
Skunk Bear, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Feast your eyes on icy volcanoes, ethane lakes, and ripples in Saturn's rings -- all courtesy of a doomed space probe named Cassini.

Horsehead Nebula, Bernard 33
Videos or Animations
geobeats, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Here are 10 remarkable images captured by NASA's Cassini Mission.

New York City and the East River in 1960
Maps and Visualizations
Light Pollution Map

This interactive map shows light pollution across the world.

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