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This resource is designed to educate students, through activities teachers can use, about the environmental importance of Lake Ponchartrain. The main goal is to foster a sense of stewardship in students through learning to identify environmental issues that affect the lake, offer changes, and develop solutions. Although the resource deals with the Lake Ponchartrain Basin, the activities are applicable ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for field trip, Lesson plan
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Hydrology, Policy issues
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES): Read
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This team-based, interactive educational experience aims to engage students in real-world problem solving. The volcano on the normally tranquil island of Montserrat has come to life. As flaming pebbles and lava begin their devastation, emergency response teams learn that a hurricane is approaching. Using real-time hurricane and seismic data, teams of student specialists assist Mission Control, by ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Field activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Curriculum, Field trip - virtual, Guide for field trip, Lesson plan, Module / Unit, Project, Illustration - artistic, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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This guide includes a route and stops that present features of the San Andreas fault in the vicinity of Los Angeles and Wrightwood, California. Students can see different rock types on either side of the fault, representing the Pacific and North American Plates, and other features such as sag ponds, fault gouge, fault valleys, and tilted layers of sediments. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Guide for field trip
Subject: Geology, Structural geology
 
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This guide includes directions and a list of stops for the Manzanita Trail in the San Gabriel Mountains of California. Hikers can follow the trace of the Punchbowl Fault and see a variety of features, including fault gouge, slickensides and easy-to-identify juxtapositions of quite different rock types on either side of the fault. The trail also passes through many vegetation zones, which exhibit a ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Guide for field trip
Subject: Ecology, Geology
 
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This guide provides directions to locations in Hayward, California where visitors can see evidence of creep along the Hayward Fault. There is also information about the earthquake hazards associated with fault zones, earthquake prediction, and landforms associated with offset along a fault. The guide is available in downloadable, printable format (PDF) in two resolutions Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Guide for field trip
Subject: Geology, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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This guidebook contains a series of geology field trips featuring destinations along the San Andreas Fault in the region that experienced surface rupture during the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906. The introduction includes material on faults and earthquakes in the Bay area, a comparison of the 1906 and 1989 earthquakes, a discussion of earthquake magnitude and intensity, geologic features ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Guide for field trip
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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This guide discusses the geology, mineralogy, and mineral collecting opportunities of the Mount Apatite quarries at Auburn, Maine. Topics include the history and occurrence of the granite pegmatites, which contain collectible specimens of apatite, tourmaline, lepidolite, and other minerals; the history of glaciation in the area; and the history of the mining industry in Auburn, an important producer ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Guide for field trip
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This guide provides information on the geology of Bald Mountain, an outstanding example of an unvegetated mountain summit in western Maine. Topics include the petrology of the metamorphic rocks exposed on the mountain (layered quartzite and schist), which preserve evidence of their sedimentary origin (graded bedding, cross-bedding). There is also information on the glacial history of the area, as ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Guide for field trip
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This guide provides an introduction to the glacial landforms and other complexly eroded features seen in Grafton Notch State Park, which is located in southwestern Maine. There is a detailed discussion of the glacial history of the area, which features steep gorges, waterfalls, eskers, an ancient glacial lake, and other landforms superimposed on a terrain of Silurian metamorphic rocks and Devonian ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Guide for field trip
Subject: Geology
 
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This guide introduces visitors to the glacial and postglacial geology of the White Mountain National Forest in western Maine. The discussion covers the timing of the glaciation (the Laurentide Ice Sheet, 25,000-13,000 years ago) and the numerous features left behind: erosional features such as high cliffs, grooves and striations; depositional features such as till, erratics, and glacial lake deposits; ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Guide for field trip
Subject: Geology
 
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