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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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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 site offers the online version of a book published by the United States Geological Survey (USGS). It is intended to provide a brief introduction to the concept of plate tectonics, highlighting some of the people and discoveries that advanced the development of the theory. It is the companion volume to the map, 'This Dynamic Planet', which shows the locations of major volcanic belts, fault systems, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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This United States Geological Survey (USGS) fact sheet provides information on USGS professional papers, bulletins, and circulars that deal with map projections. The information includes descriptions of common projections, additions of new projections, a bibliography, software for generating projections, and others. There is also a poster that summarizes basic information on map projections. Some ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Ref. material
Subject: Physical geography
 
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This fact sheet provides an overview of the gases emitted by volcanoes, which consist mostly of water vapor, carbon dioxide, and sulfur dioxide. Topics include reasons for studying them, potential hazards, methods for studying them, and some facts about the gases emitted by the eruption of Mount St. Helens. A downloadable, printable version is available. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Chemistry, Climatology, Natural hazards
 
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This guide introduces students to the task of conducting a literature review in the earth sciences. It covers six steps, beginning with a keyword search on the internet, a search of bibliographic databases, and extensive reading of recent literature. Concluding steps consist of an examination of popular literature (newspapers, popular science reviews, and societal review publications), return visits ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Geology
 
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This portal provides access to lessons and information about using Global Positioning Systems (GPS) in education. Materials include ideas for teaching and using GPS in educational curricula; websites, books, and other tools; and information on how to set up and use a GPS reciever. There is also information about setting up and using a compass with a topographic map and on converting GPS coordinates ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Government portal
 
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This searchable database of reports and thematic maps currently contains more than 69,000 United States Geological Survey (USGS) bibliographic citations, including USGS numbered series begun as early as 1880. The basic search options include author and/or title. Advanced search options include author, text in title, year or range of years, publication series and number, and a variety of options for ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Index / Bibliography, Search engine
Subject: Geochemistry, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology, Hydrology
 
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This resource provides a brief overview of the upcoming International Polar Year (IPY) and United States Geological Survey (USGS) initiatives and resources that help support the observance. Topics include a history of IPY (this will be the third IPY) and the role of the USGS in polar research. The education section provides links to USGS resources on glaciation, the North and South Pole, Alaska, climate ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Cryology, Physical geography, Geology
 
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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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