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This resource presents three examples of lava domes, from Alaska, Japan, and Saudi Arabia, along with a 3D simulated view of Mt. St. Helens' lava dome. A diagram shows the progressive growth of Mt. St. Helens' lava dome from 1980 to 1983. A link leads to a thorough explanation of dome-collapse pyroclastic flows (nuee ardentes) and another leads to a numerical program of lava dome growth. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This collection, from the "On the Cutting Edge" workshop series, features educational resources useful for teaching undergraduate igneous and metamorphic petrology courses. The collection includes lab exercises, classroom activities, problem sets and more. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Problem set
Subject: Mineralogy or petrology
 
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The modules and activities available on this site provide students with experience modeling climate variables like albedo, radiation balance, and greenhouse effect. Most exercises involve downloading Excel workbooks where students can manipulate several atmospheric variables. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Module / Unit, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology
 
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This collection includes QuickTime, MPEG-1, and GIF animations and interactive images of Martian exploration and geology. These visualizations illustrate Mars' surface geology and historical and current water presence and display information from the Spirit, Opportunity, Pathfinder, and Sojourner rovers and landers. Many of the visualizations have long download times, but are well worth your patience. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Video, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Space science
 
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This site provides links to USGS information about mercury sources, cycling and toxicity in the environment. The site features announcements about upcoming workshops and activities, fact sheets and reports, fish consumption advisories, and links to other programs and agencies working on the issue of mercury in the environment. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This collection provides a wide array of visual resources and supporting material about the December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. Visualizations include simple animations, satellite photographs, Quicktime animations and tsunami models. The collection also contains visualizations related to other historical tsunamis and additional resources (beyond visualizations) about tsunamis. Resources can be ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Module / Unit, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Visualization - scientific, Clearinghouse
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This site from SERC's Starting Point explains that active learning is a student centered approach in which the responsibility for learning is placed upon the student, often working in collaboration with classmates. Links to examples of Active Learning techniques are included on the site. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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This site from the "On the Cutting Edge" workshop series contains a collection of activities that can be used in undergraduate geochemistry courses. The collection includes lab exercises, classroom activities, problem sets and more. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Problem set
Subject: Geochemistry
 
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In this activity, students analyze the global temperature record from 1867 to the present. Long-term trends and shorter-term fluctuations are both evaluated. The data is examined for evidence of the impact of natural and anthropogenic climate forcing mechanisms on the global surface temperature variability. On this Starting Point page, users can access information about the exercise's learning goals, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Computer activity, Lab activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Guide for instructor, Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Educational theory and practice
 
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Made available by Thirteen Ed Online Master Teachers, these lesson plans use internet as well as classroom resources. Some plans are designed for a single class period while others are for an entire unit. These plans give an overview with objectives for learning, procedures for teachers to put together the lessons, and student organizers to hand out during class. Topics covered include experiment ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Biology, Environmental science, Geology, Natural hazards, Physics, Space science
 
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