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The Earth, Sea and Sky

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Wind Map

This map displays in real-time the current wind conditions across the contiguous 48 states. Using surface wind data from the National Digital Forecast Database, it displays current wind speeds and directions using a multitude of moving, flowing lines. Kidwind shows how wind turbines works.

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EarthSky

Earth & Sky started out as 2 minute broadcasts on radio stations. It evolved into a wide ranging web site bringing you daily updates on everything to the sky tonight to space travel and planet earth.

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Forces of Nature

"Forces of Nature" by National Geographic links volcanoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, and tornadoes for their commonalities and differences.

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Sandbox Geology

A simple sandbox with windows on the sides can be used to illustrate Earth's geology.

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Other Areas To Check Out...

 •  Art and Nature
 •  Maps and Globes
 •  Math Models in Nature
 •  Astronomy Near and Far
 •  General References
 •  Earth Science And Systems

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