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Careers in Science

Geologists, Paleontologists, and Arcaheologists describe how they became interested in science, what they do, and why they like their jobs.
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Core Samples

What are core samples? How are they used to study geology? Why do geologists use them? How many core samples does Ohio Geological Survey keep in their repository.
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Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal

For over 10 years, the Education Department at Cincinnati Museum Center has provided teachers, students and the general public with innovative, stimulating, thought-provoking programs that create the opportunity to discover more about local history and natural history, as well as child development.
http://www.cincymuseum.org/educators

GEOGRAPHY4KIDS

This site has an introduction to the earth sciences that includes topics on the Earth's structure, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere.
http://www.geography4kids.com/

BRAIN POWER - YOUR ENERGY EDUCATION RESOURCE

Help your students stay safe around electricity and natural gas with materials and assessment tools that support education standards. All materials are FREE to teachers within the Duke Energy service area.
http://www.e-smartonline.net/duke-energy/

THE AMERICAN GEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE

Founded in 1948, AGI provides information services to geoscientists, serves as a voice of shared interests in our profession, plays a major role in strengthening geoscience education, and strives to increase public awareness of the vital role the geosciences play in society's use of resources and interaction with the environment.
http://www.agiweb.org/geoeducation.html

GEOLOGY LINK STUDENT RESOURCE CENTER

Houghton Mifflin - the publisher of Geology and Essentials of Geology - is pleased to present a public forum for all matters geological. This area is open to students, university instructors, professional geologists, and anyone else who seeks insight into the world's daily geological rumblings.
http://college.hmco.com/geology/resources/geologylink/index.html

OHIO DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

A comprehensive listing of geology and education related web sites.
http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/tabid/7818/Default.aspx


Nova: Science Now

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/

MASS EXTINCTION

What caused the mother of all extinctions 250 million years ago?
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/3318/01.html

FASTEST GLACIER

A glacier moving way too fast reveals how unpredictable the effects of global warming can be.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/3210/03.html

BOOMING SANDS

Scientists look into a generations-old conundrum: how and why do certain sand dunes produce mysterious noises?
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/3204/04.html

T. REX

An astonishing adolescent growth spurt accounts for T. rex's enormous size.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/3209/02.html


Annenburg Media

http://www.learner.org/

ESSENTIAL SCIENCE FOR TEACHERS: EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE (K-4)

A video course for grades K-6 teachers; 8 one-hour video programs, course guide, and Web site; graduate credit available.
http://www.learner.org/resources/series195.html

ESSENTIAL SCIENCE FOR TEACHERS: PHYSICAL SCIENCE (K-4)

A video course for grades K-6 teachers; 8 one-hour video programs, course guide, and Web site; graduate credit available.
http://www.learner.org/resources/series200.html

LEARNING SCIENCE THROUGH INQUIRY (5-8)

A video workshop for K-8 teachers; 8 one-hour video programs, workshop guide, and Web site; graduate credit available
http://www.learner.org/resources/series129.html