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This guide provides directions to locations in Hayward, California where visitors can see evidence of creep along the Hayward Fault. There is also information about the earthquake hazards associated with fault zones, earthquake prediction, and landforms associated with offset along a fault. The guide is available in downloadable, printable format (PDF) in two resolutions Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Guide for field trip
Subject: Geology, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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This activity is designed to help students understand how a seismograph records the ground motion that accompanies an earthquake and other events that cause ground shaking. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, In-situ dataset
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This resource is a journal article about the impacts of minerals on human health. The article presents three recent examples of medical geology studies that illustrate the impacts of minerals and trace elements on human health. Topics covered include exposure to asbestos and soil fungus, hydroxylapatite (the mineral in bones), and exposure to toxic levels of trace elements. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Chemistry, Environmental science, Geochemistry
 
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Through the Project Impact initiative, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) have formed a National Partnership in part aimed at providing multi-hazard maps and information to U.S. residents, business owners, schools, community groups, and local governments via the Internet. The primary attraction of this portal to geographic knowledge is ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Map
Subject: Physical geography, Natural hazards
 
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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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This site contains photographs, video, and an online diary made by Dr. Jose Borrero of the University of Southern California Tsunami research group, who visited the Aceh province of Northern Sumatra, one of the areas hardest hit by the tsunami and earthquake, just days after the disaster occurred. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Natural hazards
 
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This report contains true stories that illustrate how to survive (and how not to survive) a tsunami. It is meant for people who live, work, or play along coasts that tsunamis may strike. The stories are personal accounts selected from interviews with people who survived a Pacific Ocean tsunami generated by the magnitude 9.5 earthquake that occurred along the coast of Chile on May 22, 1960. Important ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Report
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This site from SERC's Starting Point features Gallery Walk questions about coastlines. The questions explore coastal features, contour maps of former glacial lake shorelines, impacts of the rise and fall of the Great Lakes, how plants, animals, soil and groundwater are effected by natural hazards, zoning plan development, and dam removal. The questions are organized according to the cognitive level ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Physical oceanography
 
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This resource identifies the sources of the Earth's internal heat energy as extraterrestrial impacts, gravitational contraction of the Earth's interior, and the radioactive decay of unstable isotopes, each of which is explained in detail. A discussion of melting and compositional differentiation of the early Earth is followed by a description of the present layers, including the inner and outer core, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Geophysics
 
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This web article is a March 2000 report from Why Files about the risk of a catastrophic impact from space objects such as asteroids and comets. It cites a presentation at a national scientific meeting, which stated that asteroid impacts over the past 10,000 years had a hand in shaping the climate and the nature of civilization itself. Why Files staff interviewed seven scientists, both pessimists and ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Index / Bibliography, Report
Subject: Natural hazards, Policy issues, Space science
 
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