Thursday, November 19, 2009

Interactive Earth Offers Enviro Science Lessons

Interactive Earth has a long list of environmental science lessons that can be used online and offline. In fact, the list is divided into online activities and classroom activities. The activities in the list cover a wide range of environmental science topics including river ecology, forest ecology, and animal identification. To aid you in selecting activities for your classroom, Interactive Earth notes the general content areas to which each activity can be applied. For example, just by looking at the notes in the list I know that the Flowing Waters activity addresses topics in geography, mathematics, and science.

Thanks to NMHS_Principal for sharing this on Twitter.

Applications for Education
If you're looking for an environmental science activity that incorporates multiple content areas, Interactive Earth is a good place to start your search.

Here are some related items that may be of interest to you:
The Breathing Earth - Interactive Map
View Glacier Melt in Google Earth
Endangered Places Multimedia Map