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Earth Science

BackYard Nature

Learn about various plants, flowers, and soils in your own backyard. Topics on pollination, geology, and classifications. Site provided by the

Destination Earth

The Science Mission Directorate Website by NASA.

The Dynamic Earth at the National Museum of Natural History

Interactive site covering earth science.

Earth Systems

Youth oriented site with information on diversity, adaptation, plate tectonics, biomes and more. Includes articles, illustrations, charts and links.

National Geographic Wild World

Provides information about endangered areas and fragile ecosystems on Earth.

Ocean Planet

An online exhibit containing detailed information and images of the oceans.

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

(SERC) is dedicated to increasing knowledge of the biological and physical processes that sustain life on earth. Information on research, education, and publications also available. Site provided by the Smithsonian.

U.S. Geological Survey

The USGS serves the Nation by providing reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and enhance and protect our quality of life.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Find various information on the earth's water resources and also laws and regulations. Site provided by the EPA.

World Records in Earth Science

Find history of the earth, the coldest place, biggest wave, deepest area of the ocean.

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