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This site describes the variability of eruption types, from quiescent lava emissions to extremely violent and explosive events. Eruption variability is largely related to magma composition and the amount of water present. Types of eruptions discussed include fissure and Hawaiian eruptions, which are characterized by fire fountains and lava lakes, strombolian eruptions as exemplified by Paricutin in ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology
 
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This demonstration illustrates the properties of the mantle of the Earth, using potty putty mixed with a solution of borax and simple glue. When left on the desk the potty putty will sink and spread. However it will also bounce like a ball if enough borax is used and it can be stretched far more than plasticine if pulled gently, but can also be fractured if pulled suddenly. Students will discover ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo
Subject: Geology
 
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This collection of animations, demonstration projects, paper models, and other teaching tools is designed to aid in the understanding of geologic processes. Topics include sea-floor spreading and subduction, earthquakes, seismology, magnetometers, volcanoes, and wave types. Links are provided to other sites containing paper models (i.e., volcano, trilobite, nautiloid) and other geology and natural ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards, Physics
 
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This guide instructs teachers in classroom use of the MELTS software package. MELTS is a software package designed to facilitate thermodynamic modeling of phase equilibria in magmatic systems. It is used by scientists to model igneous processes such as the composition of magma melts as pressure and temperature change, or to test scenarios such as how much sulfur a volcano gives off. Teaching topics ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Computer activity, Guide for instructor, Software
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Geochemistry, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This section of VolcanoWorld contains details about the Mt. St. Helens volcanic eruption of 1980. Photos, personal accounts, and scientific information provide a look at before, during, and after the 1980 eruption. There is a section covering the eruptive history of the mountain, as well as the ongoing effects of the 1980 blast on the people, landscape, and wildlife of the area. A description of the ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum, Field trip - virtual, Guide for instructor, Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Human geography, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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A one-stop resource for information on most, if not all, environmental/marine science disciplines. Site features WINDandSEA: The Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Internet Locator, where you can access NOAA and external links to all types of web-based information. Site also includes e-journals, numerous maps and modeled data, as well as video from early expeditions. Links to the NOAA websites, photo ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science
 
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The Keeling/Mauna Loa carbon dioxide project home page has fresh data and a bibliography, along with a short description of the project. The project is supported by the Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center of the Oak Ridge National Laboratories. CITE AS: Keeling, C.D. and T.P. Whorf. 2003. Atmospheric CO2 records from sites in the SIO air sampling network. In Trends: A Compendium of Data on ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Case study, Illustration - scientific, Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science
 
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These two programs are available for free download from this website. Also included is the technical information users might need to have the program running in the classroom, including how to update the database of earthquakes. Seismic/eruption is a program that plots the epicenter of all earthquakes within a time period, geographic region, and magnitude chosen by the user. This program also does ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal
Resource type: Computer activity, Map, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset, Software
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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At this site, users can read and view pictures and videos that explain the mechanisms that trigger tsunamis, how they travel across great distances of the ocean, and what damage they cause. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This activity introduces students to planetary research. Students learn to focus on details by studying and writing descriptions of uncaptioned images of the Solar System. They then increase their knowledge of the planets and their features by comparing their descriptions to those of real researchers. Students organize their findings to infer a key difference between inner and outer planets. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), Informal
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Module / Unit, Photograph, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Space science
 
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