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Designing and Creating Earth Science Lessons with Google Earth

free on-site courses

1. Free On-Line Certificate Course National Curriculum Science Syllabus Strand
 "The Earth And Beyond"

or
Direct Links to  Individual Topics
 Introduction     Minerals     Igneous Rocks     Metamorphic Rocks
Sedimentary Rocks     Deformation of Rock     Geological Time     Mass-Wasting
Streams and Drainage Systems     Global Change     Glaciers
Groundwater     Earthquakes and the Earth's Interior
     Deserts and Winds     Weathering and Soils
Acid Rain      Air Pollution     Alternate Energy Sources
Coal and Gas Hydrate Resources     Coastal Environment
Fossil Fuels     Global Warming and the Greenhouse Effect
Health Risks and Environmental Pollution     Hydrology    Mineral Resources
Nuclear Power    The Oceans and their Margins    Plate Tectonics
Pollutants   Resources of Minerals and Energy     Sewerage Treatment
Soil     Solid Wastes     Water Quality     Tsunami
Meteorites and Extinctions


adapted to HTML from lecture notes of Prof. Stephen A. Nelson Tulane University
by Earth Science Australia

2. Cyber Earth Science , Queensland Studies Authority Registered
 Year 11 and Year 12 Senior Science Course

or
Direct Links to individual topics


see also  the Education Queensland "The Learning Place"
on-line courses based on this material (no link back to this site)

produced by Earth Science Australia and the Johnstone Shire Council



150+ Activities/ Investigations

Dynamic Planet     Astronomy  Changing Life    Climate Change
Climate and Weather    Severe Weather    Cryosphere  Earthquakes
El Nino  Energy   Energy Resources    Fossils
Land Use Planning    La Nina   Materials and Minerals
Mineral Resources     Oceans1   Oceans2   Plate Tectonics
River Systems  Rocks and Landforms  Soils    Volcanoes
Soils   Water Resources
 courtesy AGI

Field Skills


Some Common Geological Terms - a basic glossary of geology
Topographic Maps - the basics
Block diagram showing map view and cross section
Magnetic Declination - all you really want to know
Brunton Compass Tutorial - Australian Mirror of this site
Using a Silva Compass adapted to the Southern Hemispherefrom Kjetil Kjernsmos illustrated guide
Using microchemistry and electronmicoscropy to interpret geology
Geochemistry in the search for ore deposits
Chart links topographic contours to terrain profiles
Global Positioning Systems
Lake Vostok - a giant hidden lake beneath the ice of antarctica
Exploration Drilling

Careers

Why Earth Science?
The Geologist (Earth Scientist)
Palaeontologist
Introduction to Earth and Beyond
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