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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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These interactive simulations allow students to investigate four of nature's more violent phenomena: volcanoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, and tornadoes. Each simulation begins with a brief written tutorial describing the characteristics and destructive potential of these hazards. Users may then adjust the various factors affecting the occurrence of these phenomena (for instance, ocean temperature, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Geology, Geophysics, 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 interactive slide show provides accounts of eight of history's most deadly volcanic eruptions. These eruptions are from both ancient and modern times, and include such volcanos as Mount Vesuvius, Tambora, Krakatau, Nevado del Ruiz, and Mount Pinatubo. Each slide features an illustration from the event, a written description with the name of the volcano, date, number of casualties, an account ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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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 South East Atlantic Coastal Ocean Observing System (SEACOOS) is a new, regional research group developed to better understand what's happening in the coastal ocean waters stretching from Florida to North Carolina. The SEACOOS virtual classroom offers a variety of materials for learning about many aspects of waves including their effect on the natural and man-made world. A poster, lesson plans, ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Presentation / Demo, Glossary
Subject: Physical oceanography
 
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This United States Geological Survey (USGS) on-line publication highlights the volcanic hazards facing the people living on the Island of Hawaii. These hazards include lava flows, explosive eruptions, volcanic smog, earthquakes and tsunamis. This report discusses these hazards, the volcanoes of Mauna Loa and Kilauea, and the work of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory to monitor and issue warnings to ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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The materials provided with this collection present the facts surrounding the spill and ongoing research, monitoring, and restoration efforts. More general education products from previous spills are provided to help educators present the concepts of human impacts on the ocean, oil specific impacts, spill clean-up, and the effects of toxins on natural environments. Toolkit of educational materials ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Map, Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Chemical oceanography
 
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This outline of a presentation on extinction reviews the various catastrophic events that could lead to extinction and lists the five great mass extinctions. Climate change is identified as the linking factor and recovery is also explained. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Geology, Paleontology
 
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