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Good Vibrations Remote Sensing data Collection: Thermal Emission SpectrometerLesson Planet
4th - 8th
The Mars Global Surveyor spent two years creating a mineral map of the planet Mars using thermal emission spectrometry. To help young astronomers understand this remote sensing instrument, have them simulate how data is collected and...
Rock Cycles, Rocks, Minerals, & ResourcesLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Although accurate and educational, this collection of slides is somewhat wordy. Of the 36 slides, only 5 contain useful charts or diagrams: the rock cycle, types of rocks, Moh's hardness scale, and one of a silicon oxide molecule. Photos...
Discovering New ResourcesLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What is a natural resource, and what resources did the Lewis and Clark expedition seek? After reading an article on the mapping of the west, learners get into small groups to discuss the important natural resources of the period. They...
Tropical Africa and Asia: 1200-1500Lesson Planet
9th - 11th
China, India, and Africa are all players in the trade, culture, conflict, and politics that marked a 300 year period in tropical Afro-Asian history. This comprehensive presentation covers environment, economics, religion, and the effects...