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This site describes active volcanoes from around the world by using the volcano links from the Michigan Technological University and the homepages of observatories at active volcanoes. Each volcano section contains photo images, maps, and reference text. Some sections contain bibliographies, volcano reports, and video clips of lahars. The volcanoes are organized by the following geographic regions: ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Index / Bibliography, Ref. material, Report
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This slide show describes scientists' travels to the ends of the earth to study climate variability. Included in this set are color photos of the Greenland Ice Sheet and the Antarctic Ice Sheet, in addition to a comprehensive text for each slide. Examine ice cores, visit science camps, and understand the importance of these two enormous ice sheets. Maps and graphical representations of ice core data ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo, Photograph
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Cryology
 
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The Electronic Volcano offers links to many types of information on active volcanoes, such as maps, photographs, full texts of dissertations and a few elusive documents. The Electronic Volcano will guide you to resources in libraries or resources on other information servers including catalogs of active volcanoes, datasets for literature citations, electronic and hard-copy journals, visual information, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Clearinghouse
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This resource provides information about variances in size and explosiveness of volcanoes that have erupted during the past 10,000 years. Included is a table showing that small eruptions are more frequent than larger ones. A feature of this site is the introduction of a scheme for estimating the magnitude of historic eruptions, called the Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI). Historical eruptions can ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This page describes the different types of calderas: Crater-Lake type calderas, which are associated with the collapse of stratovolcanoes; basaltic calderas, which result from the summit collapse of shield volcanoes; and resurgent calderas, which lack an association with a single centralized vent. Each type is described in detail with photographs, maps, diagrams, and examples. Multiple links lead ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Physical geography, Geology
 
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This fact sheet discusses the dangers associated with debris flows, as seen in the United States. Topics include an introduction to the properties of debris flows, a discussion of where they occur, their association with fires and volcanic activity, and some suggestions for people who live in areas prone to debris flows. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This activity is an active simulation of an explosive volcanic eruption. The model volcano is a plastic 35 mm film cannister that erupts (the lid blows off) when gas pressure generated by dissolving alka seltzer is sufficiently high. It is realistic in that the timing of the eruption is difficult to predict precisely and in that the eruption occurs when the pressure of the gas exceeds the confining ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lab activity
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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These activities present evidence, illustrations and visualizations for some of the changes in the Earth's crust. Students will learn to categorize materials as either chemically or physically weathered, describe how a glacier can change the crust of the Earth (erratic rocks, hills, scraping), and identify at least five examples of changes in the crust within walking distance of their school. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Geology
 
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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 beginning geophysics course is designed for geology majors. It provides a relatively rigorous and homework-intensive overview of the structure and evolution of the Earth and terrestrial planets, at a level higher than a descriptive geology class, but lower than the standard introduction to geophysics for seniors or first year graduate students. Demonstrations are presented with links to a variety ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Course
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology
 
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