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Discovering Plate Boundaries is based on 5 world maps containing earthquake, volcano, topography, satellite gravity, and seafloor age data. The novel aspect of the exercise is the "jigsaw" manner in which student groups access the maps and use them to discover, classify, and describe plate boundary types. The exercise is based only on observation and description, which makes it useful at a wide variety ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Map, In-situ dataset, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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This collection of imagery from the The Global Land One-km Base Elevation (GLOBE) Project features color and shaded relief images of Africa and Arabia, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, and North and South America. The images are low-resolution GIF files; higher resolution imagery is available. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed
Subject: Physical geography, Physical oceanography
 
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This is the home page for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The goal of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is to describe and predict changes in the Earth's environment, and conserve and wisely manage the Nation's coastal and marine resources. This page provides access to the many component organizations, educational resources, and opportunities at the National ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Computer activity, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, Report, Government portal, Modeled dataset
Subject: Agricultural science, Atmospheric science, Biology, Chemistry, Climatology, Environmental science, Natural hazards, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography, Physics, Policy issues, Space science, Technology
 
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This website contains class notes from part of a Geology 101 (physical geology) course. It describes the Richter scale, and how it measures the magnitude of an earthquake by expressing the seismic energy released. The site discusses the properties of seismic waves, mathematical equations used to help determine magnitude, and how seismographs work. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geophysics, Mathematics
 
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This collection of GOES satellite imagery features still pictures and movies of weather phenomena and landforms. The collection is divided into east and west sectors. A selection of "scrapbooks" archives images from previous GOES missions. Links to news and information are also included. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Government portal
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This educational module has been designed to provide students with the opportunity to interactively investigate the nature of earthquakes. The module has been divided into three major sections, "What is an Earthquake?", "The Distribution of Earthquakes", and "Measuring Earthquakes". Each section presents background material and interactive learning activities allowing students to understand such characteristics ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Tutorial, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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This basic information about Foraminifera, an important microfossil explains what they are, where they live, and why they are important and also how they are used in the search for petroleum. The biology and classification of Foraminifera are also covered. In addition, photomicrographs of Foraminifera as captured by the Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope at the Museum of Paleontology are included. ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Informal
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Paleontology
 
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With this tool, users can build their own animations from infrared satellite imagery superimposed on a world map. Animations are constructed by selecting year, month, date, and time for the archived images. Users can also adjust the animation length, interval between images, and speed of the animation. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This site provides access to Community Internet Intensity Maps (CIIM), made from citizen reports of ground shaking following significant earthquakes. CIIMs are available for the 50 United States and territories, as well as for some significant events outside the U.S. Intensity maps are also available for some historic earthquakes. There is also information on fast moment tensor solutions, PAGER (Prompt ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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Users can access interactive mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data, and view or download maps and reports on California's most prominent earthquake hazards. These maps are intended to help avoid damage resulting from earthquakes and are used by cities and counties to regulate development and by property owners selling property within areas where seismic hazards have been identified. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Report
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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