Earth Science Resources

Earth Science Resources General Reference

American Museum of Natural History  
This site provides exhibitions and scientific collections about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe.

Subject: Earth Sciences; Life Sciences; Chemical Sciences (Chemistry); Physics; Astronomy; Homework Help--Subject Area Help--Science

The Encyclopedia of Earth 
This site is a comprehensive, authoritative, and thorough resource all about our Earth and relationship to it. Articles written by experts and scholars.

Subject: Agriculture & Aquaculture; Earth Sciences; Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Physics; Life Sciences--Zoology; Encyclopedias; Homework Help--Subject Area Help--Science--Earth Sciences; Homework Help--Subject Area Help--Science--Physics; Homework Help--Subject Area Help--Science--Biology--Zoology (Animal biology)

Geography Dictionary and Glossary - ITS Tutorial School 
This site is a comprehensive dictionary and glossary of terms used in physical and human geography, earth sciences, and related disciplines, developed by ITS Tutorial School in Hong Kong.

Subject: Dictionaries--Glossaries; Earth Sciences--Geosciences (Geology & Geophysics); Homework Help--Subject Area Help--Geography; Homework Help--Reference--Dictionaries

MadSciNet: The 24-hour exploding laboratory 
Provides an Ask-A-Scientist service, as well as MAD Labs (a collection of demonstrations illustrating science concepts); "The Visible Human"(a digitized guided tour); and the MadSci Laboratory(organized web links for a wide variety of science fields), covering a wide variety of topics.

Subject: Earth Sciences; Life Sciences; Chemical Sciences (Chemistry); Physics; Astronomy; Homework Help--Subject Area Help--Science

PBS Learning Media
This site is searchable by grade level and topic for lesson plans, documents, images, videos, audio files, and interactive lessons. Teachers need to create an account for access to the resources.

Subject: Agriculture & Aquaculture; Earth Sciences; Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Physics; Life Sciences--Zoology; Encyclopedias; Homework Help--Subject Area Help--Science--Earth Sciences; Homework Help--Subject Area Help--Science--Physics; Homework Help--Subject Area Help--Science--Biology--Zoology (Animal biology)

U.S.G.S. Science Explorer
This topical directory provides an alternate way to browse USGS science programs and activities. Explore within each topic by data, news, images, video, social media, etc.

Subject: Earth Sciences; Life Sciences; Chemical Sciences (Chemistry); Physics; Astronomy; Homework Help--Subject Area Help—Science

Windows to the Universe
This site includes a rich array of documents, including images, movies, animations, and data sets, that explore the Earth and Space sciences and the historical and cultural ties between science, exploration, and the human experience. This site is appropriate for use in libraries, museums, schools, homes, and the workplace. Students and teachers may find the site especially helpful in their studying (and teaching!) Earth and Space sciences. It is written in three reading levels approximating elementary, middle school and high school reading levels. These levels may be chosen by using the upper button bar of each page of the main site.

Subject: Earth Sciences; Life Sciences; Chemical Sciences (Chemistry); Physics; Astronomy; Homework Help--Subject Area Help—Science