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Biomes of the World in VR

Learning about the world’s biomes should be fun. It should get you into the places and become immersive. If you have access to a smartphone or a VR headset, you can explore many of the biomes in 360 degrees right here! If you’re not doing a class project on biomes, you’ll also get the chance…  learn more

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CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School

CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® covers core earth science concepts and includes PLIX, real world examples, videos, and study guides.  learn more

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Digital Encyclopedia of Earth Science

Paleontological Research Institution Welcome to our free, open-access Earth science textbook. Over the next several years, the Digital Encyclopedia of Earth Science will grow to cover most Earth science topics. Initial subjects covered include big ideas, minerals, fossils, climate, and climate change (links below). "Quick Introductions" provide brief overviews of that will be expanded upon in later…  learn more

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Encyclopedia of Earth

The EoE is still a free, expert-reviewed collection of content contributed by scholar/professionals who collaborate and review each other's work. We have been offline for much of 2016 while we migrated to this open source MediaWiki platform. We still have work to do cleaning up some artifacts of the migration and bringing our content up to date.…  learn more

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Free Back to School Resources for Earth Sciences

Do you teach Earth science (including climate change)? Know someone who does? Earth@Home has many resources that might be useful to you and your students this school year. Earth@Home is the Paleontological Research Institutions (PRI’s) free website to help anyone learn about the Earth and its history.  learn more

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Middle School Earth Science Curriculum

An Earth science curriculum focuses on the study of the planet, and its place and relation to the rest of the universe. An Earth science course teaches students a number of fundamental concepts in geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy. It is designed to give seventh graders a comprehensive and clear understanding of these topics by…  learn more

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NASA Space Place

Mission Launched in 1998, NASA Space Place's mission is to inspire and enrich upper-elementary-aged kids' learning of space and Earth science online through fun games, hands-on activities, informative articles and engaging short videos. With material in both English and Spanish and resources for parents and teachers, NASA Space Place has something for everyone.  learn more

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NASA STEM Engagement

Explore STEM Resources for K-12 Educators  learn more

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Sky Image Lab

Sky Image Lab is a custom image laboratory that has been in business for over 20 years. We specialize in producing museum quality, digitally remastered, prints of our Earth, sky, and distant galaxies. Many of our images are from the Hubble, NASA, Apollo Missions, European Southern Observatory, Lowell Observatory, Gemini North, ESO, Chandra, Kitt Peak, NOAO…  learn more

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U.S. National Parks Service: Geology

America’s Geologic Legacy Come and explore the world's most magnificent rock collection—your National Parks. The science of geology will help you to better understand park scenery and Earth systems. The National Park Service uses science-based conservation methods to ensure that geologic features and systems are protected and remain as a legacy for future generations. But,…  learn more

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UCAR Learning Zone

Supporting weather and climate learning, The UCAR Center for Science Education provides online educational resources and professional development opportunities for educators. How does a cloud form? What's a sunspot? Why is climate changing? You can explore these questions and more online at the UCAR Center for Science Education's Learning Zone. Learning Zone Welcome to our…  learn more

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Weather Wiz Kids

I’m meteorologist Crystal Wicker. I designed Weather Wiz Kids® especially for children to allow them to learn more about the fascinating world of weather. It’s also a wonderful educational website for teachers and parents to give them the right tools to explain the different types of weather to children.  learn more

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Weather Wiz Kids: Hurricanes

I’m meteorologist Crystal Wicker. I designed Weather Wiz Kids® especially for children to allow them to learn more about the fascinating world of weather. It’s also a wonderful educational website for teachers and parents to give them the right tools to explain the different types of weather to children. Meteorology – The science that deals with the…  learn more