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Other

Description:

Defines geodesy and introduces the National Geodetic Survey. View a tutorial on the history, elements and modern methods of geodesy. Applications of mapping are illustrated: determining land boundaries and shorelines; improving transportation and navigation safety. Lesson plans include tutorials, data for classroom mapping activities, resource links and teacher guides. A NSTA SciLinks selected site.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

NSDL,Earth science,Space sciences,Physical sciences,Social Sciences,NOAA Education Capability,Geology,geodesy data,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20071113184738698T,maps,geodesy,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,NOAA Education Access,Astronomy,mapping activity,Space Science,Middle School,Physical geography,Science,Geological oceanography,geodesy methods,Chemistry,Physics,NOAA Mission Support,Education,NSDL_SetSpec_2954993,NOAA Education Integration,High School,National Geodetic Data System,NOAA Ecosystem Mission,Technology,Geoscience,Geography

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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