Author: bsjohnson

Space Rocks

https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/multimedia/neo/index.cfm This is a link to an exploration entitled ‘Keeping an Eye on Space Rocks’, developed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.   I have used this exploration for the past few years as a webquest when teaching my students about…

Alaska’s Climatology

https://climate.gi.alaska.edu/Climate/index.html  The link above is to a page from the The Alaska Climate Research Center’s website and includes information on Alaska’s Climatology.   This site gives a lot of information on trends concerning temperature, humidity, and other factors involving the…

Layers of the Atmosphere

This (https://earthguide.ucsd.edu/earthguide/diagrams/atmosphere/) is a website that I would use with my elementary students to help them develop vocabulary and a basic understanding of the various layers and changing temperatures and pressures of the atmosphere.   I like that it also…

Bore Tides

This is a link to the Alaska Public Lands Information Centers’s website that gives a brief description of bore tides: what they are and why they form in some parts of Alaska.  After my students develop a good understanding of…

Arctic Sea Ice: Past, Present, and Future

https://www2.ucar.edu/news/arctic-sea-ice-multimedia-gallery The link above is of a “time-lapsed” animation showing the level of arctic sea ice each year from 1990 to what it is projected to be in 2049.  In a class discussion on climate change, I would show this…