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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 Flash animation illustrates continental growth. It shows a convergent boundary where a terrane on a subducting plate is fused to the edge of a continent. Users can stop, play, fast forward and rewind the animation at any time. This visualization is one of several animations in a series developed as a component of Exploring Earth, a website that supports the textbook Earth Science. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Video
Subject: Geology, Structural geology
 
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This module offers an introduction to the concepts explored by Alfred Wegener, Harry Hess, and others. It is the first in a series on plate tectonics. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Geology
 
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The distribution of earthquakes and volcanoes around the world confirmed the theory of plate tectonics first proposed by Wegener. These phenomena also help categorize plate boundaries into three different types: convergent, divergent, and transform. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Geology
 
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This portal offers access to data on recent earthquakes and volcanic activity in the Pacific Northwest, particularly Washington and Oregon. Materials presented here include catalogs and data from previous earthquakes, including historic events, information on earthquake hazards and research activities of the PNSN, and links to news articles, frequently asked questions, and educational materials. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Non-profit portal
Subject: Geophysics
 
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On the Pacific Northwest an oceanic tectonic plate (Juan de Fuca) is being pulled and driven (subducted) beneath the North American continental plate. Earthquakes generated along that fault may produce local tsunamis. Local tsunamis are those generated by earthquakes near the coast. This site provides links to external webpages describing the physics behind a tsunami. Resources featured in the links ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Case study, Photograph, Ref. material, Non-profit portal
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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Visitors to this site can access general information about earthquakes, such as frequently asked questions, seismic hazards, and building code information. Real-time information on specific events in western Canada is available in the form of maps and lists, and is updated hourly. For teachers, there is a set of links to background materials, computer and classroom activities, and seismic data. A ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Geology, Geophysics
 
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This homepage for Professor Tanya Atwater of UC Santa Barbara links to a collection of geo-educational animation clips and other visual learning resources created by the Educational Multimedia Visualization Center (EMVC). Instructional animations are accompanied by descriptive text. Most focus on plate tectonics and structural evolution, and all may be freely downloaded for personal or educational ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Presentation / Demo, Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Structural geology, Technology
 
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This site, from the San Diego Natural History Museum, contains a group of thirteen classroom activities, based on the film entitled Ocean Oasis. These science activities offer an interdisciplinary approach, involving language arts, mathematics, and history/social studies, as well as science knowledge and skills. They may be used individually, with or without viewing the movie, or as an integrated ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Case study, Lesson plan, Photograph
Subject: Environmental science, Physical geography, Geology, Structural geology, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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This set of lecture notes discusses the occurrence and tectonic settings of igneous rocks near convergent plate margins. A discussion of petrography includes major element composition, calc-alkaline trends in ternary diagrams, trace element variations, isotopes to distinguish magma sources, and the origin of igneous rocks at convergent margins. The lecture notes include helpful illustrations, maps ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo, Illustration - scientific, Map, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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