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Standard 5
Students will understand how Earth science interacts with society.
 
  • Earth in Peril Interactive
    How does population growth affect our environment? This interactive will show the geographical connections.
  • Earth's Albedo and Global Warming
    What is albedo? It's the measure of how much solar radiation is reflected from Earth's surface. Learn all about it here and its relation to global warming.
  • Earth's Four Spheres
    Use this interactive to learn about the spheres of the Earth and how they interact with each other.
  • Environmental Inquiry - For Teachers
    Environmental Inquiry (EI) is a website and curriculum series developed at Cornell University to help students conduct environmental science research.
  • Forecasting Volcanic Eruptions
    Can scientists predict when a volcano will blow? Learn about the processes scientists use to try to predict eruptions.
  • Natural Resources Defense Council
    Information about current drinking water issues.
  • The Nitrogen Cycle
    Basic but thorough description of nitrogen's journey. From Physical Geography's biosphere chapter.

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Email:  diana.suddreth@schools.utah.gov
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