In this activity, students will learn the properties of cleavage and fracture (how minerals break when struck with a hammer), and will use these properties as a diagnostic test for identifying minerals. Working in small...
In this activity, students construct a magnetometer from a magnet and a spring balance and use it to locate buried objects in a tray. The activity will reinforce the idea that local fluctuations in Earth's magnetic...
This resource list on black holes provides a number of books, readings and websites on the topic. Items on the general theory of relativity, the life and work of Stephen Hawking, and some science fiction stories with...
This learning module from the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research will help students learn more about volcanic ash. The module begins with information on Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull Volcano, which erupted in ...
This resource from the Midwest Regional Center for Nanotechnology Education (NANO-LINK) introduces the forces and interactions central to understanding nanotechnology. This resource contains a downloadable zip file...
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