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This resource provides information about United States Geological Survey (USGS) resources and activities associated with National Parks. Users can choose from a selection of links that access items on park geology, virtual trips, research projects, and general topics such as plate tectonics, rocks and minerals, shorelines, glaciers, and many more. Links to geologic information for individual parks ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology
 
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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 guide provides introductory information about rocks and minerals. Topics include some of the common rock-forming minerals, what rocks are made of, and where they come from (the three basic rock types). There are descriptions and photos of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks, a glossary, and a simple identification chart that has links to websites with additional information. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This portal links selected United States Geological Survey (USGS) online resources to an established list of content standards for the state of California. Standards data is extracted from state documents 'California Content Standards for California Public Schools: Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve' with consideration of 'Science Framework for California Public Schools: Kindergarten Through Grade ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Educational portal
Subject: Biology, Climatology, Physical geography, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Hydrology, Natural hazards
 
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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 set of lessons provides teachers with ideas on how to turn their schoolyards into a rich geologic experience that students will find familiar, easily accessible, and personally relevant. The three lesson plans feature materials on mapping, rock descriptions and geologic interpretations, ages of rocks, and dinosaur tracks. Lesson 1, "Map Your Schoolyard," teaches students what maps are, what they ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology
 
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This is the homepage of the United States Geological Survey's (USGS) Educational Resources section, which features scientific information intended to help educate the public about natural resources, natural hazards, geospatial data, and issues that affect quality of life. Materials include articles about news and events, and special interest items such as links to maps, resources on our changing planet, ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Environmental science, Physical geography, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology, Hydrology, Natural hazards
 
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