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Users can search the large number of the U.S. Geological Survey's web pages with this engine. In addition to the search box (where a key word or title can be typed), the search is further refined by the incorporation of links to categories of topics. The topics consist of resource types such as Fact Sheets or Maps, subjects such as minerals or water quality, or an organizational search on USGS State ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Government portal, Search engine
Subject: Geology
 
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This GIF image is part of the U.S. Geological Survey's Cascades Volcano Observatory website, which includes pictures (archived and real-time), written reports, seismic data, and other materials on volcanology, including a glossary and links to other relevant sites. These images show Mount St. Helens while it was erupting on May 18th, 1980. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Photograph
Subject: Geology
 
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This poster of Mars shows a full-disk mosaic, taken by the Mars Global Surveyor. The northern polar ice cap, Tharsis volcanoes, and Valles Marineris are visible. The accompanying text provides a brief description, history, and geology, as well as some statistical facts and significant dates in Mars exploration. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Space science
 
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This site provides statistics and information on the worldwide supply of, demand for, and flow of minerals and materials essential to the U.S. economy and to national security. The database is searchable by commodity, country, state, or keyword. Links to a variety of related topics and publications are included. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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Visitors to this site can access a brief description of what a well is and how it works. Topics include the basic types of wells, well construction, and tips on preventing contamination of wells. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Hydrology
 
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This text explains how glaciers scour and grind the Earth's surface, and about the sorts of deposits they leave behind. Emphasis is on glaciation in the mountains and valleys of Vermont. Links to related topics are included. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Cryology, Geology
 
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Visitors to this site can access general information about earthquakes, such as frequently asked questions, seismic hazards, and building code information. Real-time information on specific events in western Canada is available in the form of maps and lists, and is updated hourly. For teachers, there is a set of links to background materials, computer and classroom activities, and seismic data. A ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Geology, Geophysics
 
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This document outlines the development of the theory of contintental drift and how many lines of evidence collected over several decades by various researchers were brought together to explain how the seafloor spreads and the continents move about. Links to additional information are included. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Structural geology
 
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This biography of Admiral Harry Hess details his career in the United States Navy, during which he collected data on the seafloor, and as a geologist, in which he incorporated his observations on seafloor features into a hypothesis that the seafloor was spreading. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Structural geology
 
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This is a photograph of the 18 May 1980 explosion of Mount St. Helens. Links to other volcano images and related topics are included. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Photograph
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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