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The sudden movement of the Pacific tectonic plate under the North American plate caused a massive earthquake and a tsunami in Japan in 2011. This resource provides interactive maps illustrating the shifting plates and rising water, the shaking magnitude and subsequent tsunami wave heights. Additional interactive maps reflecting aftershocks, infrastructure impact and radiation levels throughout the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Video, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Environmental science, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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This map displays earthquake probabilities for several faults in the San Francisco Bay Area. The probability values are for the occurrence of one or more major (magnitude greater than or equal to 6.7) earthquakes in the San Francisco Bay Region during the next thirty years. Each fault on the map is color-coded to indicate the relative probability, and numerical values are displayed in boxes. The site ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Government portal
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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In this lesson, students explore the causes of earthquakes and their impact on the geology of an area and on human societies. They begin by looking at the role tectonic plates play in creating the forces that cause earthquakes, to help them understand why earthquakes occur when and where they do. Hands-on activities illustrate how rocks can withstand a certain amount of stress, but that every material ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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Research program investigating impacts of submarine volcanoes and hydrothermal venting on the global ocean. Research focuses on acoustic monitoring of earthquake and volcano activity, vent chemistry, and vent fluid transport. Research sites located in northeastern Pacific, western Pacific, eastern Pacific and northern Atlantic and include Mariana Arc, Axial Volcano, Gorda Ridge, and East Pacific Rise. ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Geology
 
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This earthquake unit was designed to be used with a college course in physical geography. From this module, students learn the location of areas in the United States with the greatest potential for earthquake shaking and the hazards presented by earthquakes. They also learn how geological conditions and building construction affect the amount of destruction during an earthquake. Seismographs and the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This collection of video clips from the Caltech Woodframe Project shows what happens to a wood-frame house when it is shaken in the laboratory under conditions resembling those of an earthquake. There are both interior and exterior views, and also tests with furnishings in the house. The videos are available in two formats. There are also links to a description of the project, objectives of the testing, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Video, Ref. material
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This is a lesson designed for 7-12th (adaptable for 4-6) grade students. It focuses on earthquakes in the Utah region, but can be adapted to use anywhere. Forty-eight Intermountain West earthquakes that have occurred since 1876 have been researched by Earthquake Education Services (EES). Newspaper articles, individual accounts (diary entries, interviews, letters, etc.), and photographs have been collected. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This undergraduate level course examines the causes, effects, and options available to mitigate natural disasters, such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, subsidence, flooding, severe weather, and meteorite impacts. A brief course description links to course lecture notes, homework exercises, and a list of other natural disaster information sites on the World Wide Web. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Course
Subject: Natural hazards
 
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Event-Based Science is a new way to teach science by using newsworthy events to establish the relevance of science topics. Interviews, photographs, web pages, and inquiry-based science activities create a desire to know more about these topics. This collection of activities deals with such topics as damage to agriculture caused by drought, the recovery of forests after a fire, and flooding and the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Agricultural science, Atmospheric science, Forestry, Human geography, Geology, Hydrology, Natural hazards
 
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This site offers the online version of a book published by the United States Geological Survey (USGS). It is intended to provide a brief introduction to the concept of plate tectonics, highlighting some of the people and discoveries that advanced the development of the theory. It is the companion volume to the map, 'This Dynamic Planet', which shows the locations of major volcanic belts, fault systems, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Book - text
Subject: Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES), National Geography Standards: Read
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