Science - Earth Science
Students will understand the atmospheric processes that support life and cause weather and climate.
Describe elements of weather and the factors that cause them to vary from day to day.
Climate Data Online
On this site you can find over 100 years of climate data.
The purpose of this lesson is to understand that El Nino is caused by changes in atmospheric and ocean content.
Geology: Plate Tectonics
Learn about the history and mechanisms of plate tectonics. Contains several large but good animations.
Utah Department of Natural Resources
Information on Utah's wildlife, water, oil, mining, parks, and more. Includes links to Take Pride in Utah, Project Wild (under Division of Wildlife) and other educational resources.
This is an interactive weather map that shows weather conditions any where you choose. It also shows flood and fault zones.
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(USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education
(USHE). Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist -
and see the Science - Secondary website. For
general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director
- DIANA SUDDRETH .
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