Science - Earth Science
Students will understand the scientific evidence that supports theories that explain how the universe and the solar system developed. They will compare Earth to other objects in the solar system.
Digital Library for Earth Systems Education (DLESE)
DLESE provides access to high-quality collections of educational resources, data sets and imagery.
Doppler Effect: Redshift and the Expanding Univers
A good explanation of the evidence scientists use to show that the universe is expanding.
Earth Science OER Textbook
This Open Educational Resource (OER) textbook has been written specifically for students as a reputable source for them to obtain information aligned to the Utah Science Standards.
Imagine The Universe!
From NASA. Learn about black holes, galaxies, stars and star formation, and more.
Introduction to the Biosphere
Chapter 9 of the Fundamentals of Physical Geography online textbook at PhysicalGeography.net discusses such things as abiotic and biotic factors, ecosystems, and more.
Is the Universe Still Expanding?
An interesting discussion thread attempts to answer a difficult question.
Milky Way Galaxy
Learn about our galaxy - the Milky Way.
Check out the history of the universe, supernovas, doppler shift, and more. Companion site to a Nova documentary.
Solar System Simulator
See different views of the solar system by selecting data such as which planet or spacecraft to view from, the date, and the desired field of view.
The Big Bang
A description of the theory of the origin of our universe.
The Milky Way--Our Galaxy
Nice photos of galaxies and a diagram of where our solar system is in the Milky Way Galaxy
The Nine Planets: A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System
An overview of the history, mythology and current scientific knowledge of each of the planets and moons in our solar system.
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