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Our Planet and Environment

Earth

  • Archeology for Kids - Do you like to dig in the dirt? Figure out stories from clues? These are all things archaeologists do - maybe you're one, too!
  • Dig It! The Secrets of Soil - Discover the amazing world of soils with images and information.
  • Dynamic Earth - Discover earth science; it includes sections on Gems and Minerals, Rocks and Mining, Plate Tectonics and Volcanoes, and the Solar System.
  • Eekoworld - Learn about the environment. (Requires Flash)
  • Learning Landscapes for Kids - Explore "America's Big Backyard" from your computer and learn amazing things about wild horses, soil and more.
  • School Yard Geology - Activities and examples of what to look for to turn your schoolyard into a rich geologic experience.
  • Tox Town - Learn about dangerous chemicals and health risks you may encounter in everyday places.
  • Tsunami - Learn about Tsunamis - giant sea waves.

Energy

Water

  • Bold Kids - Bold is a survey ship that carries high-tech instruments to collect data from the water.
  • Drinking Water and Ground Water -Games and activities that will help you learn about drinking water.
  • Seafloor Mapping - Making pictures of the sea floor is the science of hydrography; learn more about this amazing task.
  • Water Sense Game - Flow through water pipes and answer water-efficiency questions while avoiding water-wasting monsters.
  • Water Sense Kids - Do you know how much water a family of four uses every day in the United States? Find out the answer.

Weather & Climate

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