|Earth Science Hands-On Learning Activities and Lesson Plans|
This collection of animations, demonstration projects, paper models, and other teaching tools is designed to aid in the understanding of geologic processes. Topics include sea-floor spreading and subduction, earthquakes, seismology, magnetometers, volcanoes, and wave types. Links are provided to other sites containing paper models (i.e., volcano, trilobite, nautiloid) and other geology and natural hazard information. The earthquake lesson plan includes guidelines for teacher preparation, an "in-class inquiry," and a quiz.
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Some resources require Adobe Acrobat reader or QuickTime.
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Use of these materials on other websites or publications should be accompanied by a source credit, and a link back to the source pages.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-001-829
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr John C. Lahr
USGS Geologic Hazards Team