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This homework exercise, developed for an undergraduate geology course at Tulane University, leads students through the steps involved in determining the probability that a flood of a given discharge will occur in any given year. Students retrieve discharge data from U.S. Geological Services Internet sites for Dry Creek, LA, Rapid Creek, SD and Red River, ND to make their calculations. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Problem set, In-situ dataset
Subject: Hydrology, Natural hazards
 
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This site from SERC's Starting Point presents sample Gallery Walk questions about the solar system. Topics examined include snowball earth (driving factors, deglaciation mechanisms, development of life), the composition, structure, fusion process, and features of some stars, the subsolar point, water rich comets, the circle of illumination, seasonal changes, time zones, distinguishing characteristics ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This news article describes how mountain lakes in Nepal and Bhutan have become so overfilled by water from melting glaciers that they are in danger of overflowing. Scientists from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), along with remote-sensing experts from the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), predict that in the next half decade or so, the Himalayas could ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Climatology, Natural hazards
 
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This site provides a variety of visual resources about waterfalls. Flash animations show how waterfalls, plunge pools and gorges are created by the erosion of underlying rock by flowing water. A QuickTime movie gives examples of large-scale waterfalls from around the world, and an interactive diagram illustrates how falling water is used to generate hydroelectric power. These resources are suitable ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Video, Abstract / Summary, Clearinghouse
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology
 
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This site features Flash and QuickTime animations related to groundwater. They contrast the permeability of gravel, sand, silt, and clay, as well as the speed of groundwater movement in rivers, lakes, and aquifers. They also outline the hydrologic cycle, discussing infiltration, percolation, and the water table, exhibit groundwater overdraft and the resulting formation of a cone of depression, and ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific
Subject: Hydrology
 
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This site features Flash animations and QuickTime movies that illustrate some of the processes associated with river erosion, transport and deposition. Topics include sediment transport processes, such as saltation, sliding, rolling, suspension, and dissolved load; depositional processes, such as the spatial distribution of gravel, sand and clay as a stream enters a lake; and sediment transfer processes, ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Video, Abstract / Summary, Clearinghouse
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology
 
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This site provides access to a number of visual resources and supporting material about physical processes acting in rivers and floodplains. Visualizations include simple animations, visual output from numerical models, sediment transfer movies, and numerous static illustrations and photos. Resources can be integrated into lectures, labs, classes, or other activities about fluvial processes and landscape ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Abstract / Summary, Clearinghouse
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology
 
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The Vermont Geological Survey, also known as the Division of Geology and Mineral Resources in the Department of Environmental Conservation, conducts surveys and research relating to the geology, mineral resources and topography of the State. This site provides details about the states geology with a downloadable state geologic map and key, state rock information, gold in Vermont, fossils found in ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Ref. material, Report
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Hydrology, Natural hazards
 
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This site features visual resources and supporting data that illustrate the relationship between weather and climate. Resources are divided by topic including climate resources, weather forecasting, warnings and data, and evidence for global warming. Visualizations and data sets include GIS-based animated maps, static maps, simple animations, and links to real-time stream gauge data. This site provides ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Visualization - scientific, Abstract / Summary, Clearinghouse, In-situ dataset
Subject: Climatology
 
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This site features Flash animations and QuickTime movies about watersheds and their associated waterways. Topics include watershed delineation, the hydrologic cycle, and the course of a river from its source to the sea. These resources may be suitable for integration into lectures, labs, or other activities. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Video, Abstract / Summary, Clearinghouse
Subject: Geology, Hydrology
 
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