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Education and Research: Testing Hypotheses (EARTH) lays new groundwork, providing teachers with means for integrating real-time data with existing educational standards and tested curriculum in an interactive and engaging way. Topics include: ocean observatories, pelagic predators, classification, iron fertilization, and coastal processes. Site features workshop information, lesson plans, standards ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Lesson plan, Project, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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In this lesson students discover how ocean waves form and the effect of extreme storms on wave formation. They will investigate the "Portland Gale" of 1898, the Halloween Nor'easter of 1991 (known as "The Perfect Storm"), and discuss hybrid storms and tsunamis. This hands-on activity uses on-line data resources and includes: focus questions, learning objectives, teaching time, audio/visual materials ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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This slide show presents examples of various types of damage caused by earthquakes. Photos include structural failures in bridges and buildings, landshifts, landslides, liquefaction, fires, tsunamis, and human impacts. Supplemental notes are provided to aid instructors about the photos presented on each slide. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo, Photograph
Subject: Natural hazards
 
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Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system pertaining to the Earth and Space sciences. The objective of this project is to develop an innovative and engaging web site that spans the Earth and Space sciences and includes a rich array of documents, including images, movies, animations, and data sets that explore the Earth and Space sciences and the historical and cultural ties between ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Lab activity, Photograph, Book - text, Educational portal, Ask an expert
Subject: Atmospheric science, Geology, Geophysics, History and philosophy of science, Hydrology, Physical oceanography, Physics, Space science
 
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This site, hosted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is dedicated to helping children understand natural disasters. It covers floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, tsunamis, volcanoes, earthquakes, wildfires, winter storms, and thunderstorms. Information is presented through stories, quizzes, photos, vocabulary, coloring pages, games, puzzles, and homework help. There is also a teacher's ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Photograph, Glossary, Index / Bibliography, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This undergraduate level course examines the causes, effects, and options available to mitigate natural disasters, such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, subsidence, flooding, severe weather, and meteorite impacts. A brief course description links to course lecture notes, homework exercises, and a list of other natural disaster information sites on the World Wide Web. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Course
Subject: Natural hazards
 
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This earthquake unit was designed to be used with a college course in physical geography. From this module, students learn the location of areas in the United States with the greatest potential for earthquake shaking and the hazards presented by earthquakes. They also learn how geological conditions and building construction affect the amount of destruction during an earthquake. Seismographs and the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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In this activity students discover that earthquakes are among Earth's most spectacular natural phenomena and that in understanding what causes earthquakes we can use earthquake or seismic waves to learn about Earth's interior. Students also learn the other aspects of seismology (the study of earthquakes), which are important parts of any Earth Science program. Students will also learn more about how ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades K-5. It focuses on tsunamis, or tidal waves, and how they are caused by a certain type of earthquake. Students work in teams to produce earthquake wave effects on water. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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Jetstream is an online weather school from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Weather Service. Materials featured here include a selection of modules on weather on the web, the atmosphere, global weather, synoptic meteorology and other topics. A certificate of completion for each module can be printed by students who successfully complete their work. A topic matrix ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Curriculum
Subject: Atmospheric science
 
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