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Title: Virtual Vacationland -- Bigelow Lab's Portal to Earth Science Data
Url: http://www.bigelow.org/virtual/
Publisher: Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
Description: This site from Bigelow Labs helps you find and use web-based earth science data and information. Content is arranged by topic: land topography; bathymetry; coastal tides; ocean buoy data; ocean temperature; weather and climate; and watersheds and rivers. Also includes links to over forty "hands on" activities. Each topic has background information, terminology, key questions, web links, images and animations. Provides examples of how to align these data topics with learning standards. Appropriate for grades 5 and up.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Atlases -- By region or country -- Oceans (General)
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Dynamics of the ocean -- Tides
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Physical geography -- Geomorphology. Landforms. Terrain -- Other natural landforms -- Floodplains, river channels, valleys, watersheds
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology
GEM Subject: Science -- Oceanography
Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Social studies -- Geography
Key Concept: Ecology -- Climate
Geology -- Topography
Oceanography
Oceanography -- Bathymetric profiles
Oceanography -- Tides
Geography -- Oceans
Environmental engineering -- Watersheds
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: Elementary School Teachers
Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Astronomy
Atmospheric science
classroom activities
Data
earth science
Education (General)
Environmental science
Geology
Gulf of Maine
Hydrology
Lesson plans
marine science
Meteorology
Oceanography
online data
Physical oceanography
Physical sciences
science
Space sciences
teaching with data
Date Of Record Release: 2012-03-07 03:00:10 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-08-10 13:09:35 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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