Resources For Earth Sciences and Geography Instruction


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  1. LINK CARD TRICKS
    DESCRIPTION Cave of Magic, Card prediction trick-How do they do it?

  2. LINK EARTH SCIENCE FLASHCARDS
    DESCRIPTION from Charles Burrows, find over 90 flashcard sets for testing knowledge in geology, astronomy, oceanography, and meteorology.

  3. LINK EARTH SCIENCE GAMES AND TUTORIALS
    DESCRIPTION from Ken Gould at RegentsEarth, The game called con-seal is very `cool` great for reviewing material covered on state tests. There is the template you can use to make your own game on any topic. I played one game first then got the tutorial and template. Very good easy to follow instructions.

  4. LINK EXPERT LEVEL EARTH SCIENCE HANGMAN
    DESCRIPTION Charles Burrows, this site is an ideal ice breaker for introducing earth science topics.

  5. LINK GEOLOGY JEOPARDY
    DESCRIPTION from D. Robinson, New York, Geology Jeopardy can by used by the individual to review concepts in earth science at home or a classroom activity. Designed for regents review for the high school level the topics include maps, rocks and minerals, weathering, astronomy, and meteorology. Many of the questions could also help intro level students at the college level.

  6. LINK HANGMAN REVIEW GAMES
    DESCRIPTION Charles Burrows,No two games are the same. Have some fun with this review activity.

  7. LINK JEFFERSON LAB GAMES AND PUZZLES
    DESCRIPTION by Jefferson Labs. Find a collection of on-line games for the retention of the elements and the periodic table. Examples includes element flash cards, hangman, matching and crossword puzzles. Other math and science games are also found at the site. (Audience: middle school and high school)

  8. LINK JEOPARDY
    DESCRIPTION Amy Johns, Here is a link to a site that hosts a variety of PowerPoint templates for Jeopardy.

  9. LINK P0WERPOINT GAMES
    DESCRIPTION Jefferson County Schools), some students prefer a competitive atmosphere for learning. This site offers several templates for creating your own competitive quiz games including `Jeopardy,` `Who Wants to be a Millionaire,` and `Weakest Link.`

  10. LINK POWERPOINT GAMES
    DESCRIPTION Jefferson County Schools, discover a variety of downloadable, customizable game formats for class instruction including such titles as Jeopardy, Who Wants to be Millionaire?, Twenty Questions, and Weakest Link.

  11. LINK PUZZLEMAKER
    DESCRIPTION from Discovery School, `Puzzlemaker is a puzzle generation tool for teachers, students and parents. Create and print customized word search, crossword and math puzzles using your word lists.` (Combine this site with power point templates at http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/PPT-games/ and you’ll have unique ways of asking students questions)

  12. LINK QUIA
    DESCRIPTION from Quia, interactive games for quizzing students on geography, science, and history.

  13. LINK QUIZ FACTORY
    DESCRIPTION from the University of Nebraska, create quizzes to help students test their knowledge of any subject matter. Quizzes require no server program calls to work -- you can even run them off of a floppy disk with no Internet connection! The only requirement is that the user have Netscape Navigator 3.01 (or later) or Internet Explorer 4 (or later).

  14. LINK REVIEW GAMES
    DESCRIPTION The Review Game Zone is a web based review game creation site. Any teacher can easily create games for free using a simple form on this website. Simply input the question data, type the answer choices and that`s it! The games are automatically created and provide interactive review for exams or quizzes.

  15. LINK SCIENCE JEOPARDY
    DESCRIPTION from Sourcebook for Teaching Science. This site offers a downloadable PowerPoint template that allows the insertion of questions for science test review. Students often like competition and this is a good way to spice up the standard review session.

  16. LINK Tasa GeoCube
    DESCRIPTION Tasa, are you geologically challenged? To find out, go to

  17. LINK THE GREAT GREEN WEB GAME
    DESCRIPTION from the Union of Concerned Scientists, suggested by David Robinson, Wilson, NY. `This game tests your knowledge of how consumer choices affect the environment. As you answer questions and `shop green` the Envirometer gauges the cumulative impact of your choices. At the end of the game you can compare the American average to your own impact on air quality, water quality, natural habitats, and the sustainability of our climate.`

   

 

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