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This site is the homepage of the United States Geological Survey's (USGS) Coastal and Marine Geology Program. Materials available here include links to news articles and publications, topics of study, and regions of study. Search choices include topic, region or content type (research project, educational material, datasets, etc.). Study topics are grouped by coastal issues, marine/deep sea issues, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Ref. material, Government portal
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental science, Geology, Mathematics, Physical oceanography, Physics, Technology
 
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This website, based on the NOVA TV program 'The Wave that Shook the World', tells the story of the 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean. Features include detailed animations showing how the earthquake generated the tsunami, how it travelled, and what happened when it collided with coastlines; an interactive map showing tsunamis from the past and potential threats in the future; a teachers' guide; and ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This site, hosted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is dedicated to helping children understand natural disasters. It covers floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, tsunamis, volcanoes, earthquakes, wildfires, winter storms, and thunderstorms. Information is presented through stories, quizzes, photos, vocabulary, coloring pages, games, puzzles, and homework help. There is also a teacher's ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Photograph, Glossary, Index / Bibliography, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This is a gallery of images produced by the IKONOS satellite. The gallery can be browsed by using a conventional menu, or by the use of an interactive map feature. Site content, which is updated regularly, includes imagery of cities and other manmade features such as buildings, dams, and sports stadiums; land features, islands, and volcanoes; natural disasters (hurricanes, tsunamis, wildfires), and ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography, Natural hazards
 
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This portal provides access to maps, data, and other information on the distribution and frequency of natural hazards in the United States. The material is arranged into seven categories: earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, landslides, tsunamis, volcanoes, and wildfires. There are also links to disaster emergency and relief organizations and to real-time resources such as RSS feeds, advisories, and the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Natural hazards
 
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This site consists of a series of modules for introductory geology. The site features useful, interactive animations for a large range of geology topics. There are lecture slide shows, quizzes, and interactive computer activities. Content is divided into lecture material and laboratory activities, and covers topics such as rocks and minerals, weathering, soils, geologic time, structural geology, plate ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Course, Module / Unit, Presentation / Demo, Syllabus, Illustration - scientific, Video, Glossary
Subject: Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Structural geology, Hydrology, Natural hazards, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography, Soil science
 
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National Science Education Standards (NSES), National Geography Standards: Read
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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 portal provides links to an extensive list of volcano-related websites for the United States and around the world. Users can access articles, maps, glossaries, webcams, a dictionary of volcanoes, and many other resources. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Clearinghouse
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology
 
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This article describes the occurrence of listric normal faults (those which gradually flatten out with depth) in the continental shelf offshore Oregon and Washington, as seen in seismic reflection profiles. There is also a discussion of the faulting mechanics, the timing of uplift on the continental shelf, and the separation of compressional and extensional tectonic regimes on the lower and upper ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Geology, Structural geology
 
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The IRIS Earthquake Browser (IEB) combines the DMC's large database of earthquakes with the popular Google Maps web interface. The IEB is useful both educationally and as a research tool. With the IEB you can quickly find earthquakes in any region of the globe and then import this information into the GEON Integrated Data Viewer (IDV) where the hypocenters may be visualized in three dimensions. The ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal
Resource type: Map, Visualization - scientific, In-situ dataset
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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