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1-Component Seismogram: Building Responds to P, S, Surface Waves
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This animation illustrates how seismic waves travel through the earth to a single seismic station. Scale and movement of the seismic station are greatly exaggerated to depict the relative motion recorded by the seismogram as P, S, and surface waves arrive.

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
IRIS
Author:
IRIS
Date Added:
02/26/2019
4-Station Seismograph Network Records a Single Earthquake
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This animation illustrates the movement of the three basic waves associated with an earthquake and the effects of these waves on various locations. By measuring the travel time of the P and S waves, distances from the epicenter can be calculated.

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
IRIS
Author:
IRIS
Date Added:
02/26/2019
AMS/COMET/MSC Mountain Weather Workshop, August 2008, Whistler, BC
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In August 2008, the "Mountain Weather Workshop: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Forecasting" was held in Whistler, BC, Canada. It was sponsored by the American Meteorological Society, UCAR/COMET, and the Meteorological Service of Canada. The workshop brought together researchers, faculty, students, and operational forecasters. Its primary goals were to help provide a better understanding of the state of the science of mountain meteorology from both a research and an operational perspective, and to discuss ways of improving interaction between the research and forecasting communities. The workshop consisted of lectures by distinguished speakers covering numerous topics related to weather in complex terrain. This webcast collection contains recordings of the presentations from the workshop.

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
COMET MetEd Collection
Author:
COMET
Date Added:
03/30/2011
Activity 10: The Incredible Carbon Journey
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In this activity, students play a game that simulates the carbon cycle. During the activity students will compare the carbon cycle before and after the industrial revolution.

Subject:
Biology
Earth Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
National Ocean Service
Author:
National Ocean Service
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Activity #1: Should We Build On the Estuary?
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In this activity, students will work in collaborative groups to develop an advertisement for a political candidate in support of one side of an issue - should we build low-cost housing on part of the land presently occupied by an estuary? Each group will decide which side they want to support - either for or against building the housing - and write an ad that will be run in a local paper, or that will be viewed on local TV, to support their argument.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Earth Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve
Author:
Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Activity: Marginal Analysis - Would You Swim There?
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In this simulation activity, students play the roles of community members wrestling with the problem of cleaning up a polluted pond on their common property. They quickly discover that because of their different values and interests, the important question is not whether to clean up the pond, but how much clean-up they are willing to pay for.

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Foundation for Teaching Economics
Author:
Foundations for Teaching Economics
Date Added:
02/26/2019
AirData:  Access to Air Pollution Data
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The AirData website provides access to air pollution data for the entire United States. Users have the ability to produce reports and maps of air pollution data based on criteria that they specify.

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Data Set
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Lesson
Reference Material
Provider:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Author:
US EPA
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Air Masses Activity
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The purpose of this online tutorial activity is to introduce air masses that commonly influence the weather in the United States, characteristics of these air masses, and how to identify air masses on weather maps. Key words throughout this activity link directly to helper resources that provide useful information for answering the questions.

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Provider:
WW2010
Author:
Weather World 2010
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Air Movement
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Air MovementGiving us credit when you use our content and technology is not just important for legal reasons. When you provide attribution to CK-12 Foundation, you support the ability of our non-profit organization to make great educational experiences available to students around the world.Our Creative Commons License welcomes you to use our content and technology when you give us attribution. If you have any questions about our policies, contact us at support@ck12.org

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Author:
ERIN WOLFHOPE
Date Added:
03/22/2020
Air Pollution
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Air PollutionGiving us credit when you use our content and technology is not just important for legal reasons. When you provide attribution to CK-12 Foundation, you support the ability of our non-profit organization to make great educational experiences available to students around the world.Our Creative Commons License welcomes you to use our content and technology when you give us attribution. If you have any questions about our policies, contact us at support@ck12.org

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Author:
ERIN WOLFHOPE
Date Added:
03/22/2020