Just Submitted Earth Science Files

Below are a listing of files that have been recently submitted. They are in order of newest to oldest. There are 507 files.

Tides At The Battery, NY
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
How can graphs be used to understand the tides? Students will use current data from the web to graph recent tides and tide predictions. They will analyze the tidal pattern and determine the accuracy of the predictions. They will make predictions.

Gotham Equinox
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
Students examine map and photograph of setting sun aligned with 34th St. in NYC to determine the date that the photograph was made. Makes a good "wrap-up" activity, or can be done as a lesson led by the teacher.

Analyzing Star Trails
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
Students examine and analyze a star trail photo taken by an earth science student in New York State. A single period activity that can be used to include discussion of: Location of Polaris; Apparent motion of stars; Rate of earth's rotation.

River Delta Comparison
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
I have attached some river views that you might like. Compare the Mississippi delta with the atchafalaya delta. The former is shrinking, and the latter is growing.

Ramapo Fault
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
The Ramapo Fault forms the boundary between the Triassic Lowlands and the Hudson Highlands of SE NY and shows up clearly in the distance in the image.

Ramapo Fault
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
The Ramapo Fault forms the boundary between the Triassic Lowlands and the Hudson Highlands of SE NY and shows up clearly in the distance in the image.

Yosemite Valley
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
Here's one of my favorite geologic hot spots. A must visit.

Pacific Rim Tour
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
I introduced my students to a set of pictures demonstrating volcanic and earthquake activity around the Pacific. Then I sent them on a flying tour of ~24 stops, starting somewhere above the southern tip of S. America, all the way north to the Aleutians.

Lab Using Google Earth
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
Attached is a lab and a Google earth file. They teach the different types of landscapes and stream drainage patterns. The Google file needs to be loaded onto the computers in order to do the activity.

Google Earth Lab
Date Submitted: 2005-09-01
Attached is a lab and a Google earth file. They teach the different types of landscapes and stream drainage patterns. The Google file needs to be loaded onto the computers in order to do the activity.