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About COSEE
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The COSEE network promotes a better understanding of the key role the ocean plays in global environmental cycles and processes. COSEE activities highlight the contributions ocean-science researchers make to scientific knowledge in these important areas. Each COSEE represents one or more ocean science research institution, an informal science education organization, and at least one affiliate organization representing the formal education community.

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Education
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Provider:
UCAR
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence (COSEE)
Date Added:
10/31/2014
Age of Exploration
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The Mariners' Museum's curriculum guide with teaching activities that address maritime discoveries from ancient times to Captain Cook's 1768 voyage to the South Pacific. One of four online expeditions. Age of Exploration curriculum includes lesson plans, vocabulary, links to related sites, reference material, video, biographies of famous explorers, and more. Lessons include latitude and longitude, creating a compass, an astrolabe, and a globe, identifying the parts of a ship, plus 7 more.

Subject:
History, Law, Politics
Material Type:
Full Course
Interactive
Provider:
UCAR
UCAR Staff
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Provider Set:
Bridge: Sea Grant Ocean Sciences Resources Center
Date Added:
10/30/2014
Alaska SeaLife Center
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Located in Seward, Alaska, the Alaska SeaLife Center is a non-profit marine science facility dedicated to understanding and maintaining the integrity of the marine ecosystem of Alaska through research, rehabilitation and public education. The Center's research and rehabilitation facilities and naturalistic exhibits immerse visitors in the dynamic marine ecosystems of Alaska. Includes links to additional resources for students and teachers.

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Education
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
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Diagram/Illustration
Lesson Plan
Student Guide
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AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
UCAR
UCAR Staff
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Provider Set:
AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
Bridge: Sea Grant Ocean Sciences Resources Center
Date Added:
10/30/2014
Alfred Wegener Institute
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Located in Bremerhaven, Germany, the Alfred Wegener Institute conducts research in the Arctic, the Antarctic and at temperate latitudes. It coordinates Polar research in Germany and provides both the necessary equipment and the essential logistic back up for polar expeditions. Site provides information current research, ships, field stations, and much more. Resource section provides a wealth of data, information, images, software, and links to additional resources.

Subject:
Technology
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Data Set
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
UCAR
UCAR Staff
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Provider Set:
Bridge: Sea Grant Ocean Sciences Resources Center
DLESE Community Collection
DLESE Community Collection
Date Added:
10/30/2014
All About Glaciers
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This site has something for everyone, from glaciologists to grade school students. It explores nearly all aspects of glaciers and includes data and science, facts, a gallery, and a glossary.

Subject:
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
UCAR
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Digital Water Education Library (DWEL)
Author:
Richard Armstrong
Date Added:
11/02/2014
All About Sea Ice
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This comprehensive site is an introduction to sea ice: what it is, how it forms, how it is studied, how it affected historical expedition in the polar regions, and what role it plays in the global climate. The site contains a glossary of sea ice terms and references to additional information, which all serve as an excellent introduction. Data are also available from various collection methods for student interpretation.

Subject:
Technology
Education
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Data Set
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
UCAR
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Bridge-NOAA Collection
Date Added:
10/30/2014
American Sail Training Association
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Non-profit organization for sailing youth education, leadership development and maritime heritage offers several resources. Included are sail training, conference, grant and scholarship opportunities in addition to sailing journals and membership information.

Subject:
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Provider:
UCAR
UCAR Staff
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Provider Set:
Bridge: Sea Grant Ocean Sciences Resources Center
Date Added:
10/30/2014
Animal Diversity Web
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This site is a searchable encyclopedia of thousands of photos, descriptions, sound recordings, and other information about individual animal species. Find out about amphibians, arthropods, birds, fishes, insects, mammals, mollusks, reptiles, and sharks. Explore special features on mammals, skulls, and frog calls. Students are invited to contribute.

Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
NSDL Staff
UCAR
UCAR Staff
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Provider Set:
NSDL Science Refreshers
Bridge: Sea Grant Ocean Sciences Resources Center
DLESE Community Collection
DLESE Community Collection
Date Added:
11/06/2008
Annotated Timeline
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Public Domain
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This timeline chronicles the history of space science and astronomy, and places it in the broader context of the history of society and technology. It begins in 13000 B.C. with the arrival of humans in America, and ends in 2003. Links to additional material on certain topics and persons are embedded in the text.

Subject:
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
UCAR
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
NASA Earth and Space Science Education Collection
Author:
David Stern, Ph.D.
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Apollo 17 View of the Earth
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Public Domain
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This lithograph provides a full-disk view of Earth photographed by Apollo 17 astronauts, Dec. 7, 1972. The accompanying text describes the view seen in the photograph and the circumstances in which it was taken. Suggestions for activities in which the photograph can be used are also provided.

Subject:
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Reading
Provider:
UCAR
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
NASA Earth and Space Science Education Collection
NASA Earth and Space Science Reviewed Collection
Date Added:
01/01/1995
Aquaculture Network Information Center (AquaNIC)
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Links to national and international level electronic resources for aquaculture information including: scientific institutions, agencies, industries, news, newsletters, job listings, discussion groups, courses, species, publications, and commercial products. Goals include: providing self-paced aquaculture instruction to the aquaculture industry, and obtaining user input in directing AquaNIC services. A version in Spanish is being prepared.

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Provider:
UCAR
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Bridge-NOAA Collection
Date Added:
10/30/2014
The Aquarium at Moody Gardens
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Aquarium Pyramid features exhibits highlighting the Caribbean (coral reef), South Atlantic (penguins), North Pacific (harbor seals), and South Pacific (Great Barrier Reef). Other Moody Garden attractions are: Rainforest Pyramid with Asian, African and American examples; Discovery Pyramid housing traveling interactive science exhibits. Education programs include school tours and hands-on experiences for grades k-12, outreach, kids' camps. Teachers receive visit curriculum guides, can attend credit workshops and open house. Admission and program fees apply.

Subject:
Education
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Provider:
UCAR
UCAR Staff
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Provider Set:
Bridge: Sea Grant Ocean Sciences Resources Center
Date Added:
10/30/2014
Aquarius: the World's Only Underwater Laboratory - Lessons (title provided or enhanced by cataloger)
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This is the education section of a larger site about the Aquarius underwater habitat in the Florida Keys. It includes classroom activities exploring concepts of buoyancy, pressure and light; a series of classroom activities exploring the biology of corals; and an on-line book about coral reef biology.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Textbook
Provider:
UCAR
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Digital Water Education Library (DWEL)
Date Added:
08/29/2001
Aquatic Habitats
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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on aquatic habitats and how community wastewater-disposal methods can harm these habitats. Students research the harmful effects of wastewater as well as environmental techniques, then invite a guest speaker to class to discuss this subject and answer their questions. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to teaching tools for making custom quizzes, worksheets, puzzles and lesson plans.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Provider:
UCAR
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Digital Water Education Library (DWEL)
DLESE Community Collection
Author:
Betsy Hedberg
Date Added:
10/31/2014
Aquatic Plants
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This site provides high level descriptions of aquatic plant life and excellent photos of common aquatic plants. Phytoplankton, macrophytes, fungi and lichens are also featured. While the text would be difficult for elementary children, a teacher could use this site for reference, and the photos would be of great interest to students.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
UCAR
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Digital Water Education Library (DWEL)
Author:
P. Hebert
Date Added:
11/02/2014
Arctic Bird Migration Monitoring Protocol
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The purpose of this resource is to observe when selected bird species first arrive at your study site, and to count the numbers until few or none of these birds are seen. Students select a common and easily identifiable bird species in their region and observe when the bird species first arrives. Students use binoculars or telescopes to scan a study site and count how many they see. They continue to observe every other day until few or none of the selected species can be seen.

Subject:
Ecology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
The GLOBE Program
UCAR
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
Globe Program
GLOBE Teacher's Guide NGSS Aligned Records
Author:
The GLOBE Program, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
Date Added:
01/09/2007
Armada Project
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Opportunities for educators to participate in ocean, polar, and environmental science research and peer mentoring. Master Teachers join research expeditions, developing ways to apply scientific data, research methodologies, and technology in the classroom. Participants share outcomes by mentoring new teachers and presenting results to National Science Teachers Association Conventions. Competitive application; grant covers most costs.

Subject:
Technology
Education
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Provider:
AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
UCAR
UCAR Staff
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Provider Set:
AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
Bridge: Sea Grant Ocean Sciences Resources Center
DLESE Community Collection
DLESE Community Collection
Date Added:
10/30/2014
Asteroids: Eros, Gaspra, Ida, Vesta
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These views of asteroids were imaged at close range by the Galileo and Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) spacecraft. They are presented at the same scale, and images of Mars' moons, Phobos and Deimos, and Ida's moon Dactyl are also shown. The accompanying text provides a description of the images, some historical facts and statistical data, along with significant dates in asteroid exploration.

Subject:
Technology
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Data Set
Diagram/Illustration
Reading
Provider:
UCAR
UCAR Staff
Provider Set:
NASA Earth and Space Science Education Collection
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Astro Bulletins
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These science bulletins from the American Museum of Natural History feature news on space science, astronomy, and astrophysics topics with in-depth feature stories about cutting-edge developments, weekly images from observatories around the world and in space, and and 'Astro Viz', a visualization of astronomical or astrophysical phenomena. Each story features a link to an educators' guide and links to additional resources.

Subject:
Technology
Education
History, Law, Politics
Life Science
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Space Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NSDL Staff
UCAR
UCAR Staff
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Provider Set:
General Science and STEM Gateways and Resources
NASA Earth and Space Science Reviewed Collection
DLESE Community Collection
Author:
Rosamond Kinzler
Date Added:
10/31/2014