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The Fundamentals of Physical Geography website is designed to be a free online textbook for University and College students studying introductory Physical Geography. Version 1.0 of Fundamentals of Physical Geography contains over three hundred pages of information and more than four hundred 2-D illustrations, photographs, and animated graphics. Besides having the traditional text and 2-D graphics, ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14)
Resource type: Glossary, Book - text
Subject: Physical geography
 
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This on-line text offers chapters on: a Basic Description of Earthquake History, Where Earthquakes Occur, How Earthquakes Happen, Measuring Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Earthquakes, and Predicting Earthquakes. Originally published as a book in a series of general interest publications prepared by the U.S. Geological Survey. Some figures in this version of "Earthquakes", however, have been changed for ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This United States Geological Survey (USGS) publication discusses the San Andreas Fault in California; specifically what has caused the fault, where it is located, surface features that characterize it, and movement that has occurred. General earthquake information includes an explanation of what earthquakes are, and earthquake magnitude versus intensity. Earthquakes that have occurred along the fault ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Book - text
Subject: Geology, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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This on-line book, published by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), discusses the use of fossils in determining the age of rocks. The publication covers how to place events in correct temporal order, a description of the geologic time scale, the use of fossils to indicate rock ages, the law of fossil succession, index fossils, and radioactive dating. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Book - text
Subject: Geologic time, Geology, Paleontology
 
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This on-line book, published by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), covers the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens in Washington state. There is a discussion of the events leading up to the eruption, as well as an explanation of the mountain's volcanic history. Immediate effects are covered, including the ash falls, pyroclastic flows, and debris. Post-eruption topics include subsequent activity ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Book - text
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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The AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science Atlas of Population and Environment is an important analysis of the relationships between human population and the environment. Through text, maps, and diagrams, the Atlas illustrates how population affects the world's ecosystems and natural resources both in the short and long term. Using sophisticated mapping and graphic techniques, the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal, General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Visualization - scientific, Book - text
Subject: Agricultural science, Atmospheric science, Climatology, Ecology, Environmental science, Human geography, Hydrology, Soil science
 
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Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system pertaining to the Earth and Space sciences. The objective of this project is to develop an innovative and engaging web site that spans the Earth and Space sciences and includes a rich array of documents, including images, movies, animations, and data sets that explore the Earth and Space sciences and the historical and cultural ties between ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lab activity, Photograph, Book - text, Educational portal, Ask an expert
Subject: Atmospheric science, Geology, Geophysics, History and philosophy of science, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Physics, Space science
 
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