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CIA World Factbook: Bolivia
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The CIA World Factbook provides detailed information on Bolivia. The content includes geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Date Added:
08/28/2023
CIA World Factbook: Cameroon
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This excellent resource from the CIA contains the following sections of information about Cameroon: geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Date Added:
10/03/2023
CIA World Factbook: Ecuador
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The CIA World Factbook provides an extensive page of information on Ecuador, a neighbor to Colombia. Includes information on this country's economy, climate, geographical location, government, size, and much more.

Subject:
World Language
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Date Added:
10/03/2023
CIA World Factbook: Jordan
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This resource from the CIA World Factbook provides a detailed fact sheet of Jordan. The content covers the country's geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues. It includes images of maps and the flag, as well as photos of the country.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Date Added:
10/03/2023
CIA World Factbook: Pakistan
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This resource from the CIA World Factbook provides a detailed fact sheet of Pakistan. The content covers the country's geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues. It includes images of maps and the flag, as well as photos of the country.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Date Added:
10/03/2023
CIA World Factbook: Tajikistan
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This resource from the CIA World Factbook provides a detailed fact sheet of Tajikistan. The content covers the country's geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues. It includes images of maps and the flag of the country.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Date Added:
08/28/2023
Can You Catch the Water?
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Students construct three-dimensional models of water catchment basins using everyday objects to form hills, mountains, valleys and water sources. They experiment to see where rain travels and collects, and survey water pathways to see how they can be altered by natural and human activities. Students discuss how engineers design structures that impact water collection, as well as systems that clean and distribute water.

Subject:
Earth and Space Science
Engineering
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Date Added:
10/14/2015
Can You Read a Tree?
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In this nonfiction story, young readers and listeners learn how scientists use cross sections from trees to reconstruct past climates. Versions are provided for readers at two levels, k-2 and 3-5, and in text-only and illustrated formats. The story is also available as an electronic book with recorded narration. An original story is a regular feature of each issue of the free, online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle. The story can be used in science and literacy lessons and activities throughout the magazine.

Subject:
Life Science
Science
Material Type:
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
The Ohio State University
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
02/09/2021
Carbon-Fiber Car of the Future
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In this video segment adapted from NOVA, find out how cars made of a material stronger than steel and half the weight can help combat climate change.

Subject:
Chemistry
Engineering
Environmental Science
Physics
Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
08/26/2008
Changing Arctic Landscape
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In this video adapted from the Arctic Athabaskan Council, learn how warmer temperatures in the Arctic are transforming the landscape, triggering a host of effects such as permafrost thawing and insect infestations.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Life Science
Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
01/17/2008
Chemist and Biologist Catherine Drennan
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In this video produced for Teachers' Domain, learn about MIT professor Cathy Drennan's research into microorganisms that remove carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, from the atmosphere.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Life Science
Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
Amgen Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/08/2009
Climate: A Complex Interaction
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This article continues an examination of each of the seven essential principles of climate literacy on which the online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle is structured. Principle 2 covers the complex interactions among the components of the Earth system. The author discusses the scientific concepts underlying the interactions and expands the discussion with diagrams, photos, and online resources.

Subject:
Earth and Space Science
Science
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
The Ohio State University
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Kimberly Lightle
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
02/09/2021
Climate Change Impacts Alaska Glaciers
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This video adapted from KTOO takes a look at Earth's warming and cooling cycles and the current atypical trend of warming that is impacting the glaciers in Alaska's Inside Passage.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
11/04/2008
Climate Change Impacts Alaska Glaciers
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This video [0:25] adapted from KTOO takes a look at Earth's warming and cooling cycles and the current atypical trend of warming that is impacting the glaciers in Alaska's Inside Passage.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Audio/Video
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Date Added:
11/06/2023
Climate Change: Virtual Bookshelf
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This article features children's literature about weather, climate, and climate change. What���s the difference between weather and climate? How do scientists observe, measure, and predict weather phenomena? How is Earth���s climate changing, and why? This month���s bookshelf will help students develop a solid grasp of weather-related concepts. It will also introduce students to global warming and climate change and inspire them to do what they can to combat the problem.

Subject:
Earth and Space Science
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
Kate Hastings
Date Added:
06/01/2010
Climate Wisconsin: Forestry
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Learn how a family farm in Wisconsin functions and how it is impacted by climate change in this multimedia video produced by the Wisconsin Educational Communications Board.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Educational Communications Board
Wisconsin ECB
Date Added:
11/23/2010
Climate and Human Evolution
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In this video segment adapted from NOVA: Becoming Human, learn how the analysis of rock layers and ocean sediments supports the theory that rapid climate change may have jump-started human evolution two million years ago.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Life Science
Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/22/2010
Collecting Climate Data
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This professional development article identifies resources that show young learners (K-grade 5) how scientists study Earth's climate and make predictions. The online lessons either allow students to collect and analyze data or learn about tools and technologies that make data collection possible. The lessons are aligned with national content standards for science education. The article appears in the free, online magazine Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle, which examines the recognized essential principles of climate literacy and the climate sciences for elementary teachers and their students.

Subject:
Earth and Space Science
Science
Material Type:
Data Set
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
The Ohio State University
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
02/09/2021