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This chapter from the book History of Life describes the results of the K-T extinction and looks at the Impact theory and a giant volcanic eruption as possible causes. The essay covers the catastrophic scenarios for extinction that could result from these events. After reviewing the paleontological record across the K-T boundary, the author concludes that it is not clear that the catastrophes themselves ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Paleontology
 
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This portal provides links to selected United States Geological Survey (USGS) educational resources that may be useful to undergraduate educators. 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. The resources are also searchable by state or region with the use of an interactive ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Biology, Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology
 
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This portal provides links to selected United States Geological Survey (USGS) educational resources that may be useful to educators in primary 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 resources. ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Biology, Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology
 
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This website presents ocean topography as measured by sea surface heights taken from space by NASA and CNES. Ocean heat circulation impacts weather and causes events such as Large El Nino, Hurricane Katrina, Indian Ocean Tsunami and La Nina. These events and the latest view of sea surface height are depicted with this 3D interactive viewer. Objectives of NASA missions TOPEX/Poseiden, Jason 1, and ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Space science
 
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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 topical directory provides an alternate way to browse United States Geological Survey (USGS) science programs and activities. It is not an exhaustive list of all USGS science topics but provides a categorization using a thesaurus of related terms that will give definitions, links to science content, and a structured approach to discovery. The directory is divided into fourteen major topic headings, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Index / Bibliography, Ref. material
Subject: Geology
 
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This site is part of a volcanology research project and a project in teaching Earth Sciences. Its primary goal is to spread volcanological data and research results, mainly about Stromboli, an island volcano in Italy. The creators would like to give users the feeling of (almost) being part of on-going research on this beautiful and permanently active Italian volcano. Volcanic activity on the island ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Educational portal
Subject: Geology
 
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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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The Joint Institute for the Study of Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO) is a joint institute of NOAA and the University of Washington. This homepage makes a variety of data and resources available, including real-time and historical climate data, atlases and animations. Users can follow links to science information, JISAO programs and people, seminars and additional links. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Non-profit portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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Users of this portal can access information on mountains, islands, and other landforms of the Earth. Links are provided to a variety of materials, including books, maps, atlases, photographs and imagery, games and quizzes. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Clearinghouse
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Structural geology
 
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