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This page describes current special features on seismology, faults, and earthquakes. The current articles covered the topics shake maps for Northern and Southern California, Real-time display of seismograms for Northern California, an Earthquake probability study for the San Francisco Bay area, Landscape, seascape and faults of the San Francisco Bay area, and the Scientific expedition for the earthquake ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal
Resource type: Map, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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The Public Earthquake Resource Center at the University of Memphis provides information about the New Madrid seismic zone and earthquake hazards in general. Students and the general public can learn about earthquakes; examine science fair ideas, a reading list, and earthquake images; or explore a career as an earthquake scientist. For educators there are links to teacher's resources, lesson plans, ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Educational portal
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This frequently-asked-questions feature deals with the relationship between earthquakes, faults, and plate tectonics; myths about earthquakes; effects and experiences; preparedness; and many other topics. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Ask an expert
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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The United States Geological Survey (USGS) supports a variety of networks for monitoring earthquakes and crustal deformation. These include the Advanced National Seismic System (ANSS), which provides uniform broadband and strong-motion coverage of the continental U.S.; the National Strong Motion Program (NSMP), which is responsible for recording damaging earthquakes in the United States on the ground ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This virtual tour utilizes the geographic interactive software Google Earth to explain the scientific, engineering, and human dimensions of the Northern California earthquake of April 18, 1906, commonly referred to as the 'Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906'. It is intended to help students visualize and understand the causes and effects of this and future earthquakes. The downloadable Zipped ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Field trip - virtual, Map, Modeled dataset
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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Users can access interactive mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data, and view or download maps and reports on California's most prominent earthquake hazards. These maps are intended to help avoid damage resulting from earthquakes and are used by cities and counties to regulate development and by property owners selling property within areas where seismic hazards have been identified. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Report
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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The purpose of this site is to provide access to teaching materials to respond to sudden hazard events, specifically the 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami, in the classroom as well as more generalized materials that will help educators teach about hazards either before or soon after such an event. Resource includes images, videos and visualizations, classroom activities as well as current informational ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Computer activity, Lesson plan, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Modeled dataset
Subject: Environmental science, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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This booklet features a collection of articles originally published for teachers by the San Francisco Chronicle. It presents some of the new understanding gained and scientific advances made in the century since the Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake. Topics include lessons learned from the 1906 earthquake, the use of seismograms, recognizing active faults, and the use of trenches to investigate ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards, Technology
 
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This collection of resources is intended to commemorate the centennial of the Great 1906 Earthquake that destroyed much of San Francisco. Items include maps, books and articles, photos and video, field trip ideas, interactive features, and simulations. Of particular interest is 'Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country', a general interest publication that provides information about earthquake hazards ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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Virtual Earthquake is an interactive computer program designed to introduce you to the concepts of how an earthquake epicenter is located and how the richter magnitude of an earthquake is determined. The program operates by showing you a seismogram detected by instruments far away from the earthquake. You are to locate the epicenter of an earthquake by making simple measurments on three seismograms ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Environmental science, Natural hazards
 
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