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The UC San Diego Webshaker is a live earthquake experiment conducted over the internet. The user can select a historic earthquake or design an earthquake by specifying the frequency, amplitude, and duration. The shake table delivers base motion to the test structure in the same way that an earthquake shakes buildings and other structures. A live video broadcast and precise measurements from sensors ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Problem set, Webcast - visual, Sound, In-situ dataset
Subject: Structural geology, Natural hazards, Physics
 
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This site features seven PBS programs from around the world that explore the delicate relationship between humans and the natural environment, and the necessity of achieving a balance between the two. Programs contain both text and video, as well as links to other information sources. In addition to the seven programs, the site also features a photo gallery, definitions and information about global ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Photograph, Video, Ref. material, Sound, Email lists
Subject: Agricultural science, Ecology, Environmental science, Human geography, Hydrology, Natural hazards, Policy issues
 
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This site contains movie clips of amphibians, games and puzzles, wildlife pictures, and a section on the sights and sounds of nature. Information is provided on herpetology and the Schoolyard Treefrog Monitoring Project; manatees, nonindigenous aquatic species, and coral reefs; and research on Snail Kites, Apple Snails, Florida Tree Snails, and Roseate Spoonbills. There are Frequently Asked Questions ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Photograph, Video, Ref. material, Sound
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Biological oceanography
 
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This is an introductory textbook on physical geography, published online. Topics include essentials of geography, biogeography, the Earth system, the atmosphere, weather systems, Earth materials and structure, tectonics, and many others. Many chapters include links to audio and video resources, and virtual field trips. Chapters conclude with a review and links to additional resources. An atlas provides ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Video, Glossary, Book - text, Sound, Educational portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Physical geography, Geology, Structural geology
 
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This collection of animations, slideshows, and videos covers a variety of topics including National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) space missions, earthquakes, tsunamis, and many others. There are also podcasts on a variety of space-related topics. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Sound
Subject: Space science
 
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This NOVA television broadcast examines the rare 'supertwister', an extreme tornado classed F4 or F5 on the Fujita scale. Two storms are discussed: the 1999 Oklahoma City tornado (F5) and the 2002 LaPlata, Maryland tornado (F4). Articles discuss the seemingly high incidence of tornadoes in the United States and the development of tornado forecasting. There is also an audio feature on storm tracking, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity, Photograph, Video, Ref. material, Sound
Subject: Atmospheric science, Natural hazards
 
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Sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks, weathering, erosion and transport, and the rock cycle are explained in this resource for students through written content, interactive content, audio, video and games. A multiple choice test is included. Students may score their tests and the correct responses will be given. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity, Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Ref. material, Sound
Subject: Geology
 
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This Gallery offers an extensive selection of images, sound recordings, animations, and movies associated with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's expeditions. A set of links provides access to maps, photos of ocean-dwelling organisms, sound recordings, cultural and historic illustrations, research technology such as ships and submersibles, and photos of ocean explorers themselves. ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Video, Visualization - scientific, Sound
Subject: Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography, Technology
 
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