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This portal, published by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Water Resources Program, provides access to information on national water use. There are links to a set of reports and data on U.S. water use from 1985 to 2000. Other links access a map comparison of consumptive use and renewable water supply by water-resources region, introductory material on the National Water-Use Information Program, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Map, Government portal, In-situ dataset
Subject: Environmental science, Human geography, Hydrology
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES), National Geography Standards: Read
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This report discusses how natural processes and human activities affect the interactions of ground water and surface water, and the importance of considering ground water and surface water as a single resource. Topics include natural processes of ground- and surface-water interaction; chemical interactions; and the effect of landscapes on these interactions. There is also discussion of the effects ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, Report
Subject: Environmental science, Physical geography, Geochemistry, Hydrology
 
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This collection of resources is intended to commemorate the centennial of the Great 1906 Earthquake that destroyed much of San Francisco. Items include maps, books and articles, photos and video, field trip ideas, interactive features, and simulations. Of particular interest is 'Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country', a general interest publication that provides information about earthquake hazards ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This booklet, published in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Education and the National Geographic Society, is designed to help adults stir younger children's curiosity about geography with the help of suggestions for simple activities. Topics include how to help young children learn location and direction, how to teach them to read maps, how to teach the concept of place, how to teach about ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), General public
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography
 
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This slide show provides an introduction to the production and uses of natural aggregate. Topics include some definitions, uses, and demand for aggregate. There is also information on its occurrence, mining, and production. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Presentation / Demo
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This report contains true stories that illustrate how to survive (and how not to survive) a tsunami. It is meant for people who live, work, or play along coasts that tsunamis may strike. The stories are personal accounts selected from interviews with people who survived a Pacific Ocean tsunami generated by the magnitude 9.5 earthquake that occurred along the coast of Chile on May 22, 1960. Important ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Report
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This fact sheet provides an overview of basic scientific facts about landslides. Topics include the different types of landslides, ways that they might be triggered, and how to lessen the effects of landslides on people and structures. A set of links to additional information and some suggested publications are provided. A downloadable, printable version is also available. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Report
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This fact sheet provides an overview of the hazards presented by landslides and debris flows, particluarly in wet weather conditions in landslide-prone areas. Topics include a discussion of the characteristics of debris flows, and suggestions for residents who live in steep, hilly terrain which is subject to periodic heavy rains. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Photograph, Report
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This report outlines the key elements of a comprehensive and effective national strategy for reducing losses from landslides nationwide and provides an assessment of the status, needs, and associated costs of this strategy. Topics include the rising costs resulting from landslide damage, the role of the federal government in mitigating this hazard, and some features of the new strategy such as partnerships ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Report
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards, Policy issues
 
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This list of questions and answers about water covers a variety of categories, including water use in the United States, water use in the home, data and measurements, chemistry, and others. Links to additional information is embedded in the text of some questions. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Hydrology
 
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