Hurricane Katrina: Devastation on the Gulf Coast (Lucent

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The 1983 El Nino affected Thistle, Utah, where a landslide buried parts of two State highways and tracks of the Denver and Rio Grande railroad. Hurricanes in the Atlantic are named based on a list of names maintained by the World Meteorological Organization. Further advances in predictive capabilities will come with data from the new GPM satellite, which can measure falling rain, snow, and ice in light to heavy quantities and cover the entire globe every three hours. What impact do solar flares have on human activities?

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Snow and Ice (Do-It-Yourself Science)

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Each team assembles the pie chart correctly and raises hand when finished. Investigate the water, air, and life found on Earth's surface, as well as the constructive and destructive processes that shape our world. The TRB is a document that will grow as teachers add exemplary lessons aligned with the new Core. When these two air masses meet, the warm air mass will no longer be in contact with the ground. All SEPUP materials packages are designed with teachers, students and environmental considerations in mind.

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Natural Disasters, What & Why? : 1st Grade Geography Series:

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Earth science is a broad field of study that explores the way the forces of our planet intersect. Alternative energy resources=All energy resources other than fossil fuels and nuclear fission; including solar energy; hydroelectric power; geothermal energy; wind energy; biomass energy; tidal, wave, and heat energy from the seas; and nuclear fusion. Global Land Cover Facility (GLCF) - Makes available a variety of earth science data products including satellite imagery of the Earth, classified images of the Earth's land cover, coastal marsh health data, and tropical deforestation maps Global Warming & Climate Change: Science Tracer Bullet - updated Feb. 2011 - Finding guide from the Library of Congress, Science Reference Service Hurricane and extreme storm impact studies - Homepage for programs of the Center for Coastal Geology on hurricanes and extreme storms with links to technology, related aerial photography, hurricanes, El Nino, northeasters, and specific storms. [U.

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Weather We Like It or Not!: Cool Games to Play on A Cloudy

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All the populations and the nonliving components in an environment that interact with each other form an ecosystem. This is 5 times hotter than the surface of the sun. 14. Currently there are 11,185 different minerals, varieties and synonyms listed, and information on 159,326 mineral occurrences worldwide, from 29,868 different sites. This is because the molecules in the air spread out when heated, causing air pressure to decrease. B.2) LA/Tech - Write a weather forecast for chosen cities based on a weather map (3.2.6.

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Changing Climates (Global Connections)

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Follow these simple steps to find online resources for your book. Activities cover all disciplines and numerous subjects and topics. The sun’s energy cycles through ecosystems from producers through consumers and back into the nutrient pool through decomposers. The AWS WeatherNet Classroom is a unique, online exploratory classroom customized for each school. Oceanography is a richly interdisciplinary science encompassing the study of the deep sea and shallow coastal oceans.

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Clouds, Rain, and Snow (Weather Watcher's Library)

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Moist air is air that contains water vapor (an invisible gas). Atmospheric Sciences Data Center - Processing, archiving, and distributing Earth science data Benchmark glaciers - Summary of the USGS benchmark glacier program to intensively monitor climate, glacier motion, glacier mass balance, glacier geometry, and stream runoff at three glacier basins, Gulkana and Wolverine in Alaska and South Cascade in Washington. [U. Difficult but important concept! -Discuss the ozone layer and its possible reduction by human activity.

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El Nino And La Nina: Weather

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Investigate evidence that air is a substance (e.g., takes up space, moves as wind, temperature can be measured). Use the following three-point rubric to evaluate how well students conducted research, created their maps, and participated in class discussions. You can find the latest weather observations, five-day forecasts and data on weather averages for locations around the world by typcing in the name of a location, of its U. Extreme weather - Students are taught to distinguish between hurricanes and tornadoes, and describe the formation of each.

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Hurricane Katrina (At Issue)

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The Earth’s weather system includes the dynamics of the atmosphere and its interaction with the oceans and land. Students use a computer simulation to sample air composition, temperature, and pressure at different altitudes above earth’s surface. The materials in this chapter introduce and cover plate tectonics. It is also spelled "vulcanology" (though it does not involve the study of Mr. Identify basic properties of minerals and rocks.

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The Library of Future Weather and Climate Set

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Geological Survey (USGS)] Natural Disasters: A Guide to Selected Resources - Science Reference Guide - A finding guide from the Library of Congress, Science Reference Services Observing the Living Oceans from Space. Thus gamma rays have the most energy, and radio waves have the least. A habitat is the place or kind of place in which an animal or plant naturally lives. At the top I had a sign "At Home in the Rainforest".

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Wild Water: Floods (Raintree Freestyle)

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Students are also involved in their own research projects, or are working with faculty in researching issues at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Visualization by Alex Kekesi (GST) (Lead), Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC), and Trent L. Brooks is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Computer models analyze the data and help predict the weather.

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