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Geological Time: Story of a Changing Earth
Interactive geological timeline. The story of Earth is broken up into eons, which can be clicked on for more information. Each eon comes with an overview, description of major events like shifts in plate tectonics or the Cambrian explosion, and a look at evidence collected from that era. Foundational concepts are also described, these concepts being broken up into the forces that formed the Earth, how to date evidence, and the processes that shaped what life looks like today.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Art to Zoo: “Blacks in the Westward Movement,” “What Can You Do with a Portrait?” and “Of Beetles, Worms, and Leaves of Grass” (1976)
Premier issue of Art to Zoo, containing three sections: experiences of African Americans in westward expansion, the use of portrait art in the classroom, and the ordinary lawn as a habitat for plants and animals.
Provider: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Smithsonian in Your Classroom: Plants and Animals: Partners in Pollination
Lesson plans introduce students to the role of bees play in pollination and, ultimately, the production of many of our foods. Students learn about the parts of flowers and bees and their symbiotic relationship.
Provider: Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Ocean Planet
Online exhibition exploring the role of oceans in our lives. Searchable by image, topic, exhibit section or object. Includes lesson plans, an online tour, and other recommended teacher resources.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): All grades
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A Walk In the Forest
Interactive animation. Use scientific tools and methodologies to determine forest makeup, monitor health, and conserve biodiversity in a fictional Virginia forest. Characters assist the user and encourage inquiry. Narration optional.
Provider: National Zoological Park
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Conservation Central
Habitat education program exploring the temperate forest, home of the giant panda and black bear, through interactive features for children, family learning activities, and a middle school curriculum aligned to national standards.
Provider: National Zoological Park
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Muddy Creek Canoe Trip
Field trip program at SERC’s Maryland location. Canoe trip is a guided tour where students will learn simple canoeing skills while observing the surrounding ecosystem and identifying certain species with a field guide. Stops along the trip give students time to discuss elements of the ecosystem around them.
Provider: Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Expedition to Galapagos
Website follows the expedition to film the IMAX movie Galapagos. Includes videos, biographies of the scientists involved, maps, general introduction to the Galapagos, information on new species, trip journal, and image gallery.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, General audience
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Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce
Webpage for this research center specializing in marine biodiversity and ecosystems of Florida. Includes image gallery, species inventory, information on species names, general introduction to biodiversity, maps, virtual tours of their sea exhibit, and contact information.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Striking a Balance
Lesson plan presenting an outdoor activity which demonstrates the principles and dynamics of food chains. A role playing game shows how energy is transferred from the sun to individual plants and then to individual animals.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 9–12
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