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602 resources with the keyterm Earth Science

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The Story of Petroleum

For Teachers 5th - 8th
An array of video clips, photographs, and drawings keep visual learners engaged, and an agreeable narration voice draws in auditory learners. It begins by explaining the formation of fossil fuels and progresses into how oil is located,...
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What is Earth Science?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Here is a unique presentation that's on Earth Science. In it, learners see that Earth Science is a science made up of four main categories: Geology, Astronomy, Meteorology, and Oceanography. Pupils are assigned a task. They must find two...
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The Mathematics of Convection: Nature's Model for Energy Production

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers conduct a series of experiments to investigate density, buoyancy and climate. In this math lesson, pupils design and build a hot air balloon to demonstrate convection. They research and write a paper about solar chimneys.
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Earth Science

For Teachers Higher Ed
In this earth science worksheet, students answer fifty multiple choice questions and thirty-three short answer questions in preparation for the earth science final exam.
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Impacts of Climate Change on Caribou

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the effect of climate change on Caribou. In this earth science lesson, 11th graders brainstorm ways to adapt to a changing environment. They analyze data of caribou population estimates and calculate statistical...
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Older Than Blue Babe

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students create a collage of the carbon cycle. In this earth science lesson plan, students explore the history and significance of permafrost. They analyze a graph of climate trends and explain how climate change and permafrost thaw are...
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A Blanket of Snow

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students study the factors affecting permafrost temperature and condition. In this physical science instructional activity, students observe local places with snow cover and collect temperature data. They create a short video about...
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The Search for El Nino

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders complete an El Nino scavenger hunt. In this earth science activity, 6th graders describe the conditions that create El Nino and compare it to normal condition. They discuss how this phenomenon affects marine ecosystem.
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Albedo Lesson

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate how albedo effect causes climate change. In this earth science lesson, students model albedo using a lamp and pieces of construction paper. They collect temperature data and graph results.
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Mineral Matters

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners work in a team to use the ProScope Digital USB Microscope and a computer to collect microscopic images from a variety of mineral specimens. They compare specimens and determine how they are alike and different by comparing their...
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Holt Earth Science 3 Climate Skills Worksheet

For Students 7th - 9th
Get your scientists thinking critically about climate with this challenging worksheet, which has learners complete 10 analogies using climate terms. They also read a paragraph about monsoons in India and answer interpretation questions....
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Meet Geodesy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Investigate and discover the importance of geodesy. Read about how geodesy is used to measure changes in location of points on Earth's surface. Students complete an activity to show location of points on a surface and fill in the blanks...
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Natural Disasters and the Five Themes of Geography

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Have your class do research on natural disasters and create a presentation using this resource. In completing this activity, learners apply the five geography themes to their research. They write a paper describing their results. It's a...
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Ecology Integration Using IMovie

For Teachers 5th
Amazing! Any 5th grader would be more than willing to participate in this project. Students are broken into groups, each group reads one book from a list of five. They use their book as the basis for choosing an animal and environment to...
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Breaking it Down

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers will identify the factors that contribute to erosion and weathering. They will start by differentiating between chemical and mechanical weathering. They then apply what they learned by playing the online jeopardy game. Key...
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Who Wants to be a Millionaire Student?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
A most-entertaining, and educationally valuable PowerPoint awaits your class. This "Who Want to be a Millionaire?"-type game focuses on the sciences. Questions from the world of Earth, Life, and Space science are present. As the game...
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Break the Code: Earth Science

For Students 6th - 10th
Crack the crust of earth science vocabulary with this vocabulary exercise. Kids use the key at the top of the page to decode the words that are written in numbers rather than letters. Each encoded word is part of a sentence that includes...
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The Water Cycle

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Bring the water cycle to life through poetry. This introductory explanation rhymes from start to finish, making the water cycle process memorable and fun. Great images showing the process make this a good video to show learners in grades...
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Continental Drift

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Playdough has reached a new level. This clay-motion video demonstrates continental drift, faults, volcanoes, and mountain formation. If you don't show this clip perhaps you could employ the concept and have your class make an amazing...
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Reading a Fault Line

For Teachers 5th - 8th
This clip explains the differences between a hanging wall and a foot wall and how they are used to read a fault line. An animated hiker shows the differences between the two types of walls but doesn't explain how each type effects a...
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How a Tsunami Forms

For Teachers 6th - 9th
This kid knows his stuff. A middle schooler explains the five-step process that occurs as a tsunami forms. He relates his tsunami research to the events that occurred in Japan in 2011. The question he poses can be discussed by you class....
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The Action of Ice

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Compelling imagery and well written narration explains the cycle of the glacier. Both science and descriptive language meet to bring to life the beauty and magic of what seems to be, living ice. A great video to build interest and...
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Crude Oil

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Watch the distillation process as a female narrator explains what is happening. Ideally you would demonstrate this process or have advanced classes work in lab groups to perform it themselves. If time is short or materials not available,...
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Origin of the Moon

For Teachers 4th - 8th
How was the moon formed? The earth was hit by a huge asteroid or sister planet, causing the part of the earth to fly off and become the moon. This concept is well explained with simple vocabulary and concrete visuals. Students in grades...