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This United States Geological Survey (USGS) website covers general information about lahars and their effects on areas surrounding volcanoes. Information given includes a description of lahars, what triggers a lahar, and the economic and environmental damage they inflict. Links to USGS websites documenting specific lahar case studies are found throughout the page. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This site describes the nature of pressure surfaces and explains the dynamic processes associated with the eruption model. Magma composition and viscosity are discussed, as well as vesiculation. Also, there is a link to a computer program which allows the user to construct a diverse group of volcanic landforms through the simulation of variable types of eruptions. It can be downloaded free of charge. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This clearinghouse features an extensive selection of maps, imagery, news articles, and other Earth science resources. Highlights include an interactive map of meteor impact structures, an interactive map showing the highest points in the 50 states, and a state-by-state directory of imagery, maps, and links to geological information. There are also listings for imagery for U.S. cities and the continents, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Glossary, Ref. material, Journal article, Clearinghouse
Subject: Geologic time, Geology, Geophysics, Mineralogy or petrology, Structural geology, Hydrology
 
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Visitors can access information on the geology of the Mojave National Preserve in California. Features include a field trip describing areas of interest at the preserve, as well as a geologic time scale describing the history and development of the area. There are discussions of the formation and history of the present day playa lakes, the underlying Paleozoic limestone and dolomite, and the formation ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Field trip - virtual, Map, Ref. material
Subject: Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology
 
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This NASA-hosted site is a section of the Mars Pathfinder Science Results Directory with a specific emphasis on the geologic and geomorphic characteristics observed. Many photos and satellite images are available, with the option to view and download full size images. Scientific theories are offered as to the probable geomorphic agents sculpting Mars' surface. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Tutorial, Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph
Subject: Geology, Space science
 
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In this activity, students build on their growing knowledge of ice and glacier growth. The students examine images of core samples and make observations about the decreasing size of gas bubbles with increasing depth in the core. The students model permeability. From this experiment, they will develop an understanding of the movement of air through snow and ice and why this information is critical ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Climatology, Cryology
 
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Information given in this United States Geological Survey (USGS) publication includes a description of volcano landslides, how they are generated, and their effects on surrounding areas. Case studies of specific volcano landslides are linked from this page, including Mt. St. Helens, Otake in Japan, Huila in Columbia, Mt. Rainier, and Casita in Nicaragua. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This Capitol Reef National Park site contains park geology information, park maps, photographs, visitor information, and a teacher feature (resources for teaching geology with National Park examples). Geologic data includes descriptions of the Waterpocket Fold, a monocline formed in the Laramide Orogeny and made of sedimentary rock. Also covered is erosion, and details about the Cathedral Valley outcrop ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Lesson plan, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geologic time, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Structural geology
 
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This page contains details about the planet Venus. Information includes planet mass, distance from the Sun, diameter, orbit, and mythology. Also covered is planet composition, surface features, atmosphere and magnetic field data, temperature on the planet, and results of exploration spacecraft. Includes links to images, movies, and additional facts. Discusses unanswered questions about Venus as well. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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This site offers a list of essential or desirable locations for geologists or travelers to visit. It contains many of the interesting geological wonders of the world, with links for most of them. Other interesting natural phenomena are also presented. There are a variety of places or events listed. Some of those listed include: volcanoes, glaciers, geysers, anorthosite complex, slot canyon, varves, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Photograph, Clearinghouse
Subject: Geology, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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