EROS resources for the classroom [ More info] Educational resources that demonstrate how satellite imagery is used to understand our changing world.
Alaska volcanoes guidebook for teachers [ More info] The lessons and activities in this guidebook are meant to supplement and enhance existing science content already being taught to Alaskan students in grade levels 6-12.
Educational materials (Geography Program) [ More info] Description of education materials on mapping and other earth science topics with links to publications in HTML and PDF for downloading and information on obtaining paper and CD-ROM products.
Science education and USGS [ More info] Information for students and teacher or for anyone curious about natural science. Includes project ideas, homework help, lesson plans, careers, and fun activities.
The fragile fringe: a guide for teaching about coastal wetlands [ More info] Teacher's guide on coastal wetlands to aid in developing lesson plans for different levels of grade school and high school students. Includes general information, activities, references, and glossary.
The life cycle of a mineral deposit - A teacher's guide for hands-on mineral education activities [ More info] Defines what a mineral deposit is and how a mineral deposit is identified and measured, how mineral resources are extracted, and how a mine site is reclaimed; how minerals are processed; and how we use minerals in everyday life.
The USGS Visitors Center at the National Center in Reston, Virginia [ More info] Description of the Visitors Center at the USGS National Center in Reston, Virginia, with information for the public on tour times, guided tours, self-guiding tours, interesting facts, Earth Quiz and directions to Center.
Tracking change over time [ More info] Lesson plan for grades 5-8 to enhance students' learning of geography, map reading, earth science, and problem solving by seeing landscape changes from space, as revealed in Landsat satellite imagery.
Water science for schools [ More info] Homepage of an educational site for elementary school students with links to water subjects including water basics, water questions and answers, water use, picture gallery, glossary, NavGuide, and certificate of completion.
Water science for schools: glaciers and icecaps, storehouses of fresh water [ More info] Brief information for students on glaciers and icecaps from Water Science for Schools with link to more glacial information by the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).
Water science for schools: the water science picture gallery [ More info] Photos with descriptions of water subjects and of scientists engaged in water research.
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