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Earth Systems Science: Online Curriculum

Earth system science seeks to integrate various fields of academic study to understand the Earth as a system. It considers interaction between the atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere (geosphere), biosphere, and heliosphere. Look for crosscutting concepts: scale,proportion, and quantity systeess2-earth-systems.ms at nextgenscience/5ess2-earth-systems.[Wikipedia]

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High Adventure Science Project

The Concord Consortium has combined the study of uncertainty with the study of new scientific discoveries. It is called High Adventure Science Project.

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Earth Science for Kids

NASA provides this "for kids" site, looking at Air, Natural Hazards, Land, Water, & People. Includes games and links to additional resources.

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Guide to Teaching Earth System Science

The Earth Science for Kids site includes this comprehensive teaching guide for K-12 educators.

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Science Education Resources

Resources targeted for middle school science education from of the National Center for Atmospheric Research and the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado.

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Global Systems Science

Global Systems Science, for grades 9-12, focuses on science-related societal issues. 12 books, teacher guides, and software can support a 1-year integrated science course or supplement existing biology, physics, chemistry, Earth science, or environmental science. Provided by the Lawrence Hall of Science.

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