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Air Pollution: What's the Solution
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Article/Report - Classroom Lessons - Experiment - Web site
Summary: Air Pollution: What’s the Solution? is an educational project for students, grades 6 - 12, that uses online real time data to guide student discovery of the science behind the causes and effects of ground level ozone. Core activities include The Ozone Betwee...
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Bioimages
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Classroom Materials - Database
Summary: Vanderbilt University provides a database of more than 7500 images of plants and some animals. These are available for educational and personal use. A clickable map of North American ecogreions (and a list of biomes/bioregions) allows users to select an ecoreg...
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GIS Index of Maps
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Web site
Summary: ESRI's GIS has developed maps for various resources and for specific projects. Maps include interactive maps and renewable energy atlas of the west for biomass, geothermal, solar and wind; solar maps and maps of federal energy management programs.
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Making a Model Landfill
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High
Type: Classroom Lessons
Summary: Students will construct a model of a landfill and analyze the most effecti design, identify the way in which a landfill is different than a natural cycle, identify the pros and cons of landfill disposal and alternative forms of disposal and practice map readin...
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National Overview Air Quality
Grade Level: Pre-K thru Kindergarten - Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Article/Report - Checklist - Classroom Games and Activities - Classroom Lessons - Language Options - Web site
Summary: A real-time map provides current reports of air quality, ozone and particulate matter across the United States. Air quality basics are designed for health providers, students, teachers and weather forecasters. Activities are provided for "kids" ages 7-10 (als...
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Search Your Community
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Checklist - Classroom Materials - Database
Summary: By simply entering your zip code you can choose from four databases to obtain information about any community. Additional links to other databases provide envirofacts, air quality, watershed information and much more.
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TerraServer
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Summary: This is high resolution USGS aerial imagery of familiar airports, landmarks, places, or less familiar using addresses.
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Topozone
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School
Type: Web site
Summary: These are maps created for the Web using interactive topo maps of the United States. They offer shaded relief maps, 1 meter aerial photos, detailed street maps and a place for your ouwn maps.
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Visible Earth
Grade Level: Elementary - Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Web site
Summary: This is a searchable directory of images,visualizations and animations of the Earth from space. This invludes atmospheric chemistry, radiation budget, aerosols, environmental impacts, and much more.
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Wind Energy Resource Atlas of the United States
Grade Level: Middle School/Junior High - High School - Post-Secondary
Type: Database - Manual/Handbook - Web site
Summary: This atlas contains four chapters (Introduction, National WInd Resources, Regional Summaries, and References) and four appendices (Synthesis of Regional Assessments, Winder Energy Resource System, Annual and Seasonal Mean Wind Speed and Power Summaries, and Ev...
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