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USGS Education

USGS Education

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Monitoring the Earth from Space with SeaWiFS 2: Why study the oceans from space? Before we jump into the main subject of this presentation, it might be helpful to understand how we have learned what we know about the oceans in the past and how we are doing this today. Being an oceanographer and working for NASA has more often than not seriously confused people. My standard reply when asked what an oceanographer is doing at NASA is to say that I study the oceans from space. At that point, people generally shake their heads and look at me in a very puzzled way and ask "why do you have to launch a satellite to study the oceans? Wouldn't it just be easier to go out in a boat and look at it?".

Geology of Alabama The geology of Alabama is marked by abundant geologic resources and a variety of geologic structures from folded mountains in the north to sandy beaches along the Gulf of Mexico coast. Alabama spans three continental geologic provinces as defined by the United States Geological Survey, the Atlantic Plain, Appalachian Highlands, and Interior Plains.[1][2] The Geological Survey of Alabama breaks these provinces down into more specific physiographic provinces.[3] Provinces[edit] East Gulf Coastal Plain [4][edit] The broad, flat coastal plain stretches across the southern portion of the state, extending north from the Gulf coast to the fall line near Montgomery, Alabama.[1][5]

GSA EarthCache - An Introduction How to Have Fun & Learn about the Earth at EarthCache™ Sites Visiting an EarthCache site is a great way to learn more about our wonderful world. It can take you to many places that you would not normally visit, and teach you about why those places are special or unique. EarthCache sites can also teach you and your family important skills such as navigation and map reading. What better way to learn than to have fun exploring on this wonderful planet we call Earth! Teachers Skip to main content Kids.gov A safe place to learn and play Next Teachers and Parents, get e-mails from Kids.gov Enter Your E-mail address: Learn About Your State ABC1 62 mins Q&A Bronwyn Bishop, Luca Belgiorno-Nettis, Noel Pearson, Gillian Triggs, Bret Walker

Chemistry Laboratory Safety Rules Some rules are NOT made to be broken. That is true of the rules used in a chemistry lab. They are really, truly for your safety and not your humiliation. Follow the instructions given by your instructor or lab manual.Don't start a lab until you know all of the steps, from start to finish. If you have questions about any part of a procedure, get the answer before starting.Do Not Pipette By Mouth - EverYou say, "But it's only water." Geology Crafts & Activites Geology Crafts & Activities A lot of the featured crafts for our geology unit are actually activities! I think that is just the nature of the that children can explore with then actually "make." God has already provided many beautiful creations that we can just stand back and marvel at His work! Label explains geological safety instructions for breaking the Label explains geological geodes.

This Dynamic Earth View of the planet Earth from the Apollo spacecraft. The Red Sea, which separates Saudi Arabia from the continent of Africa, is clearly visible at the top. (Photograph courtesy of NASA.) Ordering Instructions This book was originally published in paper form in February 1996 (design and coordination by Martha Kiger; illustrations and production by Jane Russell). It is for sale from:

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