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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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This article, entitled Mountains of Fire, describes the relationship between the types of volcanic activity and plate movement and the connection between types of volcanoes and how they erupt. The article is supported by a video of an erupting volcano, a photograph of an eruption and an animation depicting pyroclastic flow and the formation of a composite volcano. It is also supported by three sidebars, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This collection provides a wide array of visual resources and supporting material about plate tectonic movements. Visualizations include simple animations, GIS-based animated maps, paleogeographic maps and globes, and numerous illustrations and photos. This collection is not exhaustive but does represent some of the best sources for teaching. Resources can be incorporated into lectures, labs, or other ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Abstract / Summary, Clearinghouse
Subject: Geologic time, Structural geology
 
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This website, maintained by the USGS, is a clearinghouse of information related to spectroscopy. Topics include papers and information on spectroscopy, terrestrial and planetary imaging, remote sensing, downloadable software, and the USGS digital spectral libraries. The site features recent papers, abstracts, and news releases of interest to scientists and students. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This description of rocks and minerals includes representatives of all three major groups: igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic. Users can access introductory information about the three major rock types and the minerals that form them. A simple rock classification chart is included, with embedded links to a glossary and more detailed material for advanced learners. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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These online simulations, published by the National Weather Service (NWS), place students in the role of weather forecasters who must decide whether and to whom to issue severe weather warnings. They observe archived remote imagery from actual events along with severe weather reports and damage survey photographs to approximate the feel of issuing actual severe weather warnings, and decide which counties ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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This set of lecture notes covers several topics relating to the earth's interior. Seismic waves and the earth's internal structure are discussed. Several mechanisms for the origin of magma are offered. These lecture notes are in outline form with definitions and instructive diagrams. This resource is part of the Teaching Petrology collection. http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/petrology03/index.html ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo, Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Structural geology
 
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This guide includes directions and a list of stops for the Manzanita Trail in the San Gabriel Mountains of California. Hikers can follow the trace of the Punchbowl Fault and see a variety of features, including fault gouge, slickensides and easy-to-identify juxtapositions of quite different rock types on either side of the fault. The trail also passes through many vegetation zones, which exhibit a ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Guide for field trip
Subject: Ecology, Geology
 
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Science Snacks are miniature science exhibits that teachers can make using common, inexpensive, easily available materials. By using Snacks in their classrooms, teachers can join their students in discovering science for themselves. Snacks are divided into easy-to-follow sections that include instructions, advice, and helpful hints. Each Snack begins with a photograph of itself, a short introduction, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal
Resource type: Lab activity, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics
 
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This educator's guide and selection of lesson plans is intended to accompany the observance of Sun-Earth Day, in preparation for an upcoming total solar eclipse. In addition to the lesson plans (grouped by grade level), there are links to multimedia resources such as books, games, and viewers, as well as links to additional information from related sites. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Clearinghouse
Subject: Space science
 
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