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Online Textbook

Earthquake Simulation Lab Link


Earthquake Simulation Activity.


Chapter 5 -  Pangaea Animation  Plate Boundaries  Sea Floor Spreading  Sea Floor Spreading 2

         

Plate boundaries 

 


Bill Nye's look at Plate Tectonics

 

 


The Beginning of Everything -- The Big Bang

                       

 


Solar System online resources; National Geographic,  NASA Site,  Google.

Formation of the Solar System

The formation of the Solar System PowerPoint

Solar System Formation by NASA

How Was the Solar System Formed? The Nebular Hypothesis


Space Telescopes:

Hubble Space Telescope- www.hubblesite.org  AWESOME IMAGES!!!!

Chandra X-Ray Telescope - http://chandra.harvard.edu

Spitzer Telescope - http://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/

Arecibo Telescope - http://www.naic.edu/

 


Tide simulator Site Click Here NOAA Tides Site

Tides Take a look at the Nova Website we used in class Click here

                                                                                                                     How the Moon Affects the Ocean Tides - Tides and the Moon -

                                                                                                                     CharlieDeanArchives / Archival Footage  

 

The Bay of Fundy- Crazy Tides See Below                                           

  


Eclipses Explained... Take a look

 

  

NASA Eclipse Website


 

Bill Nye the Science Guy - The MOON

 


Moon Phases Video


Lunar Phases Interactive Activity         Moon Phases Simulator

                   


The Sidereal and Synodic Months

 


A Tour of the Moon

 

 

Evolution of the Moon

 

Birth of the Moon

 


Planetary Motion In Class activity Links;

 

Planetary Orbit Simulator

Kepler's 1st Law of Planetary Motion - Kepler's 2nd Law of Planetary Motion - Kepler's 3rd Law of Planetary Motion


Gravity - From Newton to Einstein      

- The Elegant Universe                                                                 The Force of Gravity EXPLAINED (This is a Great Video)

    

Newton's Laws of motion and Orbital Motion                             -Orbital Motion explained by Newton

            

 


SEASONS

Use these links for the Season Computer Worksheet

  1.  http://www.eram.k12.ny.us/education/components/docmgr/default.php?sectiondetailid=17500&fileitem=635&catfilter=333

  2.  http://projects.astro.illinois.edu/data/Seasons/seasons.html

  3.  http://d3tt741pwxqwm0.cloudfront.net/WGBH/npls13/npls13_int_seasons/index.html#

  4.  http://esminfo.prenhall.com/science/geoanimations/animations/01_EarthSun_E2.html

  5.  http://astro.unl.edu/naap/motion1/animations/seasons_ecliptic.html

  6.  https://www.khanacademy.org/science/cosmology-and-astronomy/earth-history-topic/earth-title-topic/v/seasons-aren-t-dictated-by-closeness-to-sun

Why do we have seasons?                               The Seasons Simulator  

 

 

 


Sidereal and Synodic (Solar) Day Explanation   Precession of Earth

              


NOVA - Waves That Shook the World

 


Ocean Floor Features Revealed                                                National Geographic- Drain the Ocean

  


Running Water - Rivers, Erosion and Deposition

 


Artesian Wells and Groundwater

 


USGS Water Cycle Site  The Water Cycle Introduction Video;

 


Ocean Waves and Tsunami Waves

  


 Mechanical (Physical) VS Chemical Weathering

 


Our World: The Rock Cycle                                                                                    Bill Nye: Rocks and Soil

  


Minerals Project:

Try these sites for mineral information;

Minerals .net

Geology.com

Web Minerals

ScienceSpot.net Kids Zone

 


Atmospheric Layers and OZONE Activity

Links:

  1. Structure of the Atmosphere Additional Activity

  2. Making Ozone

  3. The Good, The Bad, and The Ozone

  4. Ozone Destruction

  5. Lung Attack


CO City


  A Star's Life Cycle,                                                                                 Carl Sagan's: Cosmos part 9 - The Lives of Stars.

  

Life Cycle of Stars Video

 


Volcano Eruption Video in Papua New Guinea

 


What is SONAR, and how does it work?

 



Global And Local Winds

IMAGE NOT FOUNDCLICK TO ANIMATE

 


Heat Transfer

 


Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram Explorer

    


Secrets of the sun / NOVA

 


How the Solar System was Formed (History Channel Presentation)

 



How to use a compass

 


Earthquake Simulation Lab Link


Rocks Internet Activity

PART 1. Start the Activity with the section on Clastic Sedimentary rock formation animation View the animation, then follow the directions on your activity sheet to answer question #1.

PART 2. Next View the Igneous Rock Formation Animation.  Answer questions 2-7 making sure to follow the directions on each step (page) of the website.  Make sure you read the text at the top of each page.

PART 3. Now view the Metamorphic Rock Formation Animation.  Follow the directions given for #8 on the activity sheet.

PART 4. Next Use the Rock Forming Animations and the directions on your activity sheet to answer questions 9-11.

PART 5. Finally view the Rock Cycle Animation and follow the directions on the activity page and website to answer question #12.


Mineral Data-Base

Geology.com

The Gallery of Minerals


Weather Underground Solebury, PA Site

Lightning Animationslow-motion lightning flash loop

Cloud Types Links


Hurricane Tracking From AccuWeather

 


Incredible Storm Surge Video from Typhoon Haiyan                 BBC Weather - How do Hurricanes Form?

  


Chapter 4 Rocks Introduction and PowerPoint

ISS and SPACE SHUTTLE TRACKING

Climate Change Graphics from NASA

Chapter 3 computer note set activity

Satellite Tracking from NASA

Mount St. Helens Satellite Images

More LandSat imagesEven More USGS images