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This portal provides access to a variety of materials about tsunamis. Resources include items on the mechansms of tsunami generation, survival and preparedness, hazards, tsunami graphics, and other information. There is also a link to a set of lesson plans on earthquakes and tsunamis from the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This portion of the United States Geological Survey's (USGS) frequently-asked-questions feature on earthquakes addresses what individuals might actually experience during an earthquake. Topics include earthquake motion (rolling or shaking), earthquake effects (ground shaking, surface faulting, ground failure, etc.), earthquake magnitude, what an earthquake feels like, and others. There are also links ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Ask an expert
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This portal provides access to information on United States Geological Survey (USGS) research projects and other topics in coastal and marine environments of the United States, especially on the west coast and the Pacific Ocean. Research projects can be searched by topic, location, project title, or from a publications list. Other resources include an ask-a-geologist feature, the coastal and marine ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Geology, Geophysics, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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This portal provides links to a variety of information on the United States Geological Survey (USGS). There is a brief overview of the USGS mission and vision, links to news articles and press releases, and a link to frequently asked questions and a page where users can post their own questions. Other links access contact information for various departments within the USGS, a search engine for looking ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Environmental science, Human geography, Physical geography, Geology, Geophysics, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology, Hydrology, Natural hazards
 
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This teaching box is an online assemblage of related learning concepts that focus on teaching students about how and why earthquakes cause damage. These activities are presented as an inquiry exploration, in which students learn the importance of studying past earthquakes to predict what might happen in the future. The teaching box explores seismic waves, the predictability of earthquakes at specific ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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