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Earth Science is the study of the planet Earth including all aspects of the interior to the atmosphere.
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Forms of Weather
Forms of Weather

Lesson

The students will learn about various forms of weather and be able to explain which are alike through grouping.

Threats of the Marsh | The Salt Marsh
Threats of the Marsh | The Salt Marsh

Photo

Pesticides, manure, and fertilizers run off farm fields and enter the food chain of the marsh. Chemicals from factories are also added to the rivers and end up downstream in the salt marsh, where they...
Biomagnification | The Salt Marsh
Biomagnification | The Salt Marsh

Photo

How can low levels of DDT in farm fields end up at high levels in ospreys? Several different pesticides, an example of which is DDT, can be biomagnified by the food chain. The pesticides are used to...
Tides | The Salt Marsh

Video

Tides flood into the salt marsh twice a day and bring salty water from the sea. Then twice each day the tide ebbs and leaves the salt marsh high and dry. The tides are at their highest (and lowest)...
Seasons
Seasons

Lesson

The students will be learning about the four seasons. They will be learning about the months each season occurs, weather, clothing, and activities that can be done during each season.

The Space Race Photo Gallery
The Space Race Photo Gallery

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This photo gallery includes the following images: United States Air Force Pilot Charles E. "Chuck" Yeager Bell X-1 Sputnik National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) Logo President Dwight D...
The Space Race, Part 1
Episode 1

Video

Part 1 briefly outlines the Cold War, and how the "Space Race" got started, with the Soviets' launching of Sputnik, in October, 1957. Next came the U.S. competing with the Soviets to launch a man into...