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Earth Day PD Resources for Teachers of Science

 
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Earth Day Web Seminars for Teachers.pdf

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Summary: NSTA Web Seminars are free, 90-minute, live professional development experiences for teachers of science. Teachers learn content from science experts, ask questions, and share classroom ideas with participating teachers from around the world. All participants receive a Certificate for attending.

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Archive: Earth Then, Earth Now: Our Changing Climate, April 23, 2009

Type: Web Seminar Archive

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Summary: This Web Seminar took place on April 23, 2009, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Presenting was Dr. David Bloniarz Project Director of the USDA Forest Service’s Urban Natural Resources Institute (UNRI) and Conservation Education Specialist Vicki...

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Coral Reef Ecosystems: The Living Reef

Type: Science Object

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NOAA and NSTA, is the first of four Science Objects in the Coral...

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Earth from Above

Type: Journal Article

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Summary: Using free software called Google Earth, students can view Earth by hovering over features and locations they preselect or by serendipitously exploring locations that catch their fascination. This article presents a lesson in which students use Google...

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Earth, Sun, and Moon: General Characteristics of Earth

Type: Science Object

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object, co-developed between NASA and NSTA, is the first of four Science Objects in the Earth,...

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Earth's Changing Surface: Humans as Agents of Change

Type: Science Object

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object is the last of three Science Objects in the Earth’s Changing Surface SciPack. It explores...

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Plate Tectonics: Layered Earth

Type: Science Object

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object is the first of five Science Objects in the Plate Tectonics SciPack. It explores the...

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Podcast: The Role of Polar Regions in Earth's Changing Climate System: Monitoring Ice Sheets

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Summary: The Podcast: The Role of Polar Regions in Earth's Changing Climate System: Monitoring Ice Sheets is a segment of the Web Seminar The Role of Polar...

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Water

Type: Book Chapter

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Summary: The same water that has existed on Earth for millions of years travels through a series of steps in a cycle from mountains to the sea, flows in and out of the cells in your body, and comprises 95% of the mass of a jellyfish. In short, water is the connective...