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This web site provides a short, interactive, four-question quiz on earthquakes focusing the the largest earthquake in both the world and in recent US history, preparedness, and the development of seismic instrumentation. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Assessment / Evaluation
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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The Virtual Courseware Project produces interactive online simulations to help enhance the learning and teaching of geology and other Earth and environmental science topics. Each lab provides a brief introduction to the topic and a quiz to assess understanding of the material. Materials include an activity in which seismic waves are used to determine the magnitude of an earthquake and to locate its ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Assessment / Evaluation
Subject: Environmental science, Geologic time, Geology, Geophysics, Hydrology
 
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This site is a collection of interactive, inquiry-based learning exercises for variety of science topics. Activities are grouped by category and include earthquakes and seismicity, global warming, absolute dating, hydrology, and biology. Earth science tutorials and online laboratory activities feature photographs, maps, diagrams, interactive graphs, and helpful illustrations and animations that make ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Lab activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Tutorial
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Geologic time, Geology, Structural geology, Hydrology, Natural hazards
 
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Enchanted Learning hosts activities, information, labs, and data relating to all areas of science in the classroom. These include astronomy (Moon, Sun, comets, planets, solar system), biomes (desert, arctic, tundra, taiga, forests, oceans, grasslands), dinosaurs (anatomy, extinction, fossils, behavior), geologic time (eons, eras, periods, epochs), Earth (size, orbit), oceans (water cycle, ocean zones, ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Glossary, Ref. material, Calculation / Conversion tool
Subject: Biology, Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology, Paleontology, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography, Space science
 
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This classroom module consists of a series of activities that prepare students to give a presentation about the Earth system. Topics covered include the definition of a system, examples of systems, and the Earth system. The teacher's page includes assessment tools such as concept mapping and an evaluation rubric. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation
Subject: Environmental science
 
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