Earth and Space Science

Amazing Space
Amazing Space is a set of web-based activities primarily designed for classroom use, but made available for all to enjoy.
http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/

EnergyKids
EnergyKits is sponsored by the Energy Information Administration and includes what is energy, energy sources, history of energy, games and activities as well a link for teachers.

Howtosmile.org : All the best science & math activities
A group of science museums are gathering the best STEM education materials from the the web, and encouraging educators to both use and contribute to the growing collection. http://howtosmile.org

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
NASA provides resources for kids, students, educators as well as latest news and multimedia links.. http://www.nasa.gov/home/index.html

National Earth Science Teachers Association Educational Resources (NESTA)
Links to classroom activities, classroom resources, websites, digital libraries, multimedia galleries, and activities. https://www.nestanet.org/cms/content/resources

NOAA Education Resources
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) provides education collections on ocean and coasts, climate, weather and atmosphere, marine life, and freshwater as well as educational opportunities. http://www.education.noaa.gov/

Ocean Planet
An online text-archive exhibition of the Smithsonian Institution's traveling exhibition "Ocean Planet." http://seawifs.gsfc.nasa.gov/ocean_planet.html

PlanetaPals Earthzone
Planet Pals and Earthzine Magazine is a site where kids can learn about the earth and earth matters. http://www.planetpals.com/index.html

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
The Explore & Learn area provides a multimedia gallery, collections, educator resources and popular topics. http://airandspace.si.edu/explore-and-learn/

The Space Place (NASA)
Information, images, crafts, games for kids on space; sun; earth; solar system; and people & technology as well as resources for parents & educators. http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/

USGS Education
Education resources on biology, geography, geology and water for grades K-6, Grades 7-12 and undergraduate from the U.S. Geological Survey. http://education.usgs.gov/index.html

Volcano World
Volcano World offers a wide array of multimedia information on volcanoes, including videos, interviews, and activities. http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/

The Weather Channel
Learn more about various weather topics, get weather information, photos, and read weather related news all at The Weather Channel's website. http://www.weather.com/wxclass/education

Weather Education (NOAA National Weather Service, Office of Climate, Water, and Weather Services)
Provides classroom materials, student sites, graphis, photos, images and more. http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/edures.shtml

Windows to the Universe (National Earth Science Teachers Association)
A fun site about the sun, earth, solar system, space, sciences and more. To access teaching materials, you need to have a membership but cost is affordable. http://www.windows2universe.org/

 

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Tom Ambrosi, Reference Librarian
Email: tambrosi@d.umn.edu
Phone: 218-726-7861
Fax: 218-726-7481
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