Earth Scientist Teacher Resources
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The Threat to Earth
New ReviewIs Earth prepared for a massive solar storm? Examine the possibilities with an interesting activity, part of NOVA's Sun Lab interactive unit. Viewers learn about historical solar storms, the tools we have for protecting ourselves and...
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Journey Through the Spheres of the Earth
Each of the Earth's spheres interacts with the other spheres in predictable ways. Young scientists explore these interactions through a hands-on activity, graphing, and watching a video. They summarize their knowledge in a video or...
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Deep History of Life on Earth
New ReviewTake it all the way back! Young scientists discover the changes that took place from the time Earth became solid to present day through an interesting interactive. The resource guides users through key events that have shaped our world...
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
That Time We Gave Earth a Ring Made of Millions of Tiny Needles
They tried to put a ring on it! In the 60s, scientists had a plan to improve communication technology. Adding a ring of copper needles around the earth would help to boost radio wave signals. Scholars can watch a video lesson from a...
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring the Earth: A Ten Day Journey from the Inside Out
Young scientists explore the Earth from the inside out. The Earth's inner and outer core are studied, as are the movements of the tectonic plates that are the cause of so many earthquakes and volcanos. This nine-page plan contains many...
Cloudy Climate Change: How Clouds Affect Earth's Temperature
While clouds may not make for the most enjoyable weather, they play an important role when it comes to regulating the temperature of the earth. Watch this video and learn how these giant masses of water droplets actually help to cool the...
7 mins 7th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Fossils: Rocking the Earth
New ReviewScientists learn about animals and plants living today by understanding the fossil record. A helpful resource includes a brief explanation of the process to help scholars complete the online game. It also mentions the gaps in knowledge...
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Learning about the Earth Though Remote Sensing
More than 7,000 satellites have been sent into orbit around the earth, but only 1,000 are currently operational. The lesson plan starts with scholars creating a Venn diagram comparing two different types of maps. After a discussion of...
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable