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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 slide show presents examples of various types of damage caused by earthquakes. Photos include structural failures in bridges and buildings, landshifts, landslides, liquefaction, fires, tsunamis, and human impacts. Supplemental notes are provided to aid instructors about the photos presented on each slide. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo, Photograph
Subject: Natural hazards
 
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This USGS portal offers information about the origin, frequency, and distribution of natural geologic hazards and catastrophic events, and the resulting impacts on people, property, and the environment. Featured sites provide user-friendly information and graphics about earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides, El Nino, hurricanes, and erosion studies. Information is available about both general topics and ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, Abstract / Summary, Educational portal, Government portal, Ask an expert, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Climatology, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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What can sharks teach us about our immune system? What can horseshoe crabs show us about eyesight? The more we learn about the ocean, the more we realize how critical these vast bodies of water are to our health and well-being. Sometimes the ocean helps us, as when a marine organism yields a new medical treatment. At other times, the ocean poses the threat of coastal storm surges or toxic algal ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Ref. material, Book - text, Report
Subject: Chemical oceanography
 
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The Plymouth Wave Lab is a series of movies of waves on a string intended for middle school students. The reference material at the site explains the relationship between the behavior of the string in the six examples and the behavior of a tsunami. The December 26, 2004 tsunami that was generated from the M9.0 Sumatra earthquake has raised public awareness worldwide of the disastrous consequences ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Geophysics, Physical oceanography, Physics
 
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This site contains photographs, video, and an online diary made by Dr. Jose Borrero of the University of Southern California Tsunami research group, who visited the Aceh province of Northern Sumatra, one of the areas hardest hit by the tsunami and earthquake, just days after the disaster occurred. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Natural hazards
 
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NOAA's many educational activities are distributed across the agency. This site has been designed to help students, teachers, librarians and the general public access the many educational activities, publications, and booklets that have been produced. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material, Government portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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The New England Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence (COSEE-NE) educators' page links to education initiatives for both classroom teachers and non traditional educators, such as those who teach in an aquarium setting. Also featuring upcoming activities, this site includes a link to resources which includes grant information, contact information for COSEE-NE, and lesson plans. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Graduate / Professional, Informal
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Ref. material, Clearinghouse
Subject: Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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This clearinghouse features an extensive selection of maps, imagery, news articles, and other Earth science resources. Highlights include an interactive map of meteor impact structures, an interactive map showing the highest points in the 50 states, and a state-by-state directory of imagery, maps, and links to geological information. There are also listings for imagery for U.S. cities and the continents, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Glossary, Ref. material, Journal article, Clearinghouse
Subject: Geologic time, Geology, Geophysics, Mineralogy or petrology, Structural geology, Hydrology
 
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This resource provides scientific understanding, detection, monitoring, assessment, and prediction of harmful algal blooms (HABs) and hypoxia (low oxygen). Specifics are given on understanding HABs (red tide) where they occur, the climate and economic impact on the environment as well as a framework of response options. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Report, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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