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Showing Grade 9, Unit 2, Physical Geography: Land Forms and Water
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Arctic Theme Page

http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This Arctic Theme Page developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration provides access to widely distributed Arctic data and information for scientists, students, teachers, academia, managers, decision makers and the general public.

Comments: Numerous maps and graphics support the text at this site.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 295

Earth

http://www.nineplanets.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here is a excellent University of Arizona overview of information about the planet Earth from a physical perspective. There are hotlinks to vocabulary, astronomers, and other sources. This is excellent background for Standard 7.10.2

Comments: National Geography Standard 18: Understands global development and environmental issues.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1022

Nature of Water

http://www.ec.gc.ca/water/en/nature/e_nature.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This Canadian site has fascinating information supported by a wealth of graphics on Aquatic Ecosystems, Groundwater, Lakes, Permafrost, Properties of Water, Rivers, Sediment, Snow and Ice, Water and Climate, and Wetlands. Also on the site are unique features such as water and culture with thumnail reproductions of art showing lakes and streams. Teacher resources are also available.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2287

SeaWiFS Project: The Wild Blue Wonder

http://kids.earth.nasa.gov/water.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Subtle changes in ocean color indicate various types and numbers of phytoplankton (microscopic plants that live in the ocean), knowing this information can lead to a better understanding of how pollution affects the oceans, how fish populations migrate, and how the Carbon Cycle reduces greenhouse gases.

Comments: National Geography Standard 8: Understands the characteristics of ecosytems on Earth's surface.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2737

The Hydrologic Cycle

http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/(Gh)/guides/mtr/hyd/home.rxml

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site has great informationrealting to climate and weather topics. The graphics are excellent and assist in communicating the information.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3035

Volcano World

http://volcano.und.nodak.edu/vw.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site links to a wealth of resources to aid in the study of volcanoes across the world.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3390

Ansel Adams Gallery

http://www.anseladams.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The photographs of Ansel Adams are collected here to demonstrate the beauty of nature, the vision of the artist, and the development of the art of photography. Standard 4.4.9

Comments: There are many Ansel Adams sites that offer views of his photos- this is a rare one without lots of advertising.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 274

Canadian Landscapes

http://cybermuse.gallery.ca/cybermuse/youth/landscape/index_e.jsp

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has images and regional maps of various Canadian landforms such as plains, lowlands, and Appalachian highlands.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 583

Color Landform Atlas of the United States

http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/states.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Access to topographic and county maps of all fifty states plus direct links to CityNet and Virtual Tourist. Standard 5.9

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 756

Corals and Coral Reefs

http://www.seaworld.org/infobooks/Coral/home.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This Sea World education resource provides information on coral habitats throughout the world.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 819

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