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These Virtual Voyages were created as one-hour homework assignments for a freshman-level oceanography course at San Francisco State University (SFSU). Each voyage is structured around real-world images and includes five multiple-choice questions and five short-answer questions. Topics include seafloor bathymetry west of San Francisco, Earthquakes, Hawaiian hot spot, ocean waves, tides in San Francisco ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity, Problem set
Subject: Geology, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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This text and accompanying video describe Yellowstone National Park, the site of a 'hot spot' that runs from Earth's mantle to its crust, producing nearly 10,000 geothermal features, all heated by underground lava reservoirs. Topics include some of these features (geysers, mudpots, steam vents), and a discussion of how cold rainwater seeps downward to become superheated and laden with dissolved minerals. ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Video, Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Geology
 
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The distribution of earthquakes and volcanoes around the world confirmed the theory of plate tectonics first proposed by Wegener. These phenomena also help categorize plate boundaries into three different types: convergent, divergent, and transform. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Geology
 
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This page provides the answers to frequently asked questions about volcanoes. It is created by the United States Geological Survey. Topics addressed include: What Is A Volcano? Why Do Volcanoes Occur? How Do Volcanoes Erupt? Where Do Volcanoes Occur? When Will A Volcano Erupt? How Hot Is A Volcano? Can Lava Be Diverted? Do Volcanoes Affect Weather? What Types of Volcanoes are There? Which Eruptions ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This site contains slide shows and virtual field trips of Yellowstone National Park. There are several slide shows to chose from, including wolves of Yellowstone, bear research, fire ecology, the history of Yellowstone and the influence of art on Yellowstone Park. Each program features slides containing text and photographs. There is also an orientation slide show about the National Park system. More ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Field trip - virtual, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Presentation / Demo, Photograph, Ask an expert
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Forestry, Human geography, Natural hazards, Policy issues
 
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This portal provides links to selected United States Geological Survey (USGS) educational resources that may be useful to educators in secondary school grades. Many of these resources can be used directly in the classroom, as preparation for lessons or demonstrations, or as resources for teacher education and curriculum development. Major topic areas include biology, geography, geology, and water ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Biology, Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology
 
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This site is all about snow crystals and snowflakes. The many facets of snow crystals are described here, along with attempts to understand their formation. This site includes collections of super-high-resolution snow crystal photos, as well as links to learn about snow crystal classifications and how to make snow crystal fossils. Included in the study of how snow crystals form, these researchers ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Field activity, Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Cryology, Physics
 
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This page contains a glossary of terms commonly used in this collection, publications authored by collection members, scheduled meetings, and documentation on uses of the Atmospheric Visualization Collection. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Glossary, Ref. material, Journal article, Abstract / Summary, Proceedings, Report
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology
 
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This report describes the results of an interdisciplinary environmental characterization of the World Trade Center (WTC) area after September 11, 2001. The scientific investigation included two main aspects: imaging spectroscopy mapping of materials around the WTC, and laboratory analysis of samples collected in the WTC area. The report includes maps, graphs, and remotely sensed images of the area ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Visualization - scientific, Report
Subject: Environmental science
 
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This web site is a good place to start for anyone seeking information on the geology and management of natural hazards phenomena related to volcanoes and hydrologic and geothermal processes. Some information is included on landslides, earthquakes, faults, and tsunamis. In addition to a brief definition of the terms, the site provides background information on related terms; maps, graphics and images; ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Glossary, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Hydrology, Natural hazards
 
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