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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 topical directory provides an alternate way to browse United States Geological Survey (USGS) science programs and activities. It is not an exhaustive list of all USGS science topics but provides a categorization using a thesaurus of related terms that will give definitions, links to science content, and a structured approach to discovery. The directory is divided into fourteen major topic headings, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Index / Bibliography, Ref. material
Subject: Geology
 
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Users can search the large number of the U.S. Geological Survey's web pages with this engine. In addition to the search box (where a key word or title can be typed), the search is further refined by the incorporation of links to categories of topics. The topics consist of resource types such as Fact Sheets or Maps, subjects such as minerals or water quality, or an organizational search on USGS State ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Government portal, Search engine
Subject: Geology
 
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This is a group of frequently asked questions and answers about Earth's magnetic field and poles, the magnetic compass, magnetic reversals, and geomagnetic models. Links to maps and illustrations are embedded in the text. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geophysics, Physics
 
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The mission of the United States Geological Survey's Biological Resources Discipline involves working with others to provide the scientific understanding and technologies needed to support the sound management and conservation of our Nation's biological resources. This website contains a comprehensive listing of biological research taking place within the USGS biology branch. This portal provides ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Biology, Environmental science, Human geography, Hydrology
 
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This is the homepage of Alaska's geological and geophysical survey, the agency responsible for collecting and distributing information about the state's geologic resources and hazards. Materials include numerous downloadable geologic publications, geophysical, geochemical, and GIS datasets, maps, photos, and news articles. The 'Guide to Alaska Geologic and Mineral Information', a document available ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This portal provides access to a variety of scientific reference materials for the 50 states and some territories in the U.S. For each state, there is a section of real-time data that includes current stream flow conditions, drought and flood watches, ground water data, and current natural hazards information. A facts section provides basic geographic and demographic information such as land area, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology, 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 collection of animations shows episodic tremor and slip (slow earthquakes) from a subducting plate with locked, slow slip, and no slip zones. The first two show wood blocks being pulled over sandpaper to simulate buildup and release of strain in locked and slow slip zones of a subducting tectonic plate, and to simulate episodic movement of a subducting tectonic plate. Graphs display time versus ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Video, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Geology, Geophysics
 
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Users of this portal can access information on mountains, islands, and other landforms of the Earth. Links are provided to a variety of materials, including books, maps, atlases, photographs and imagery, games and quizzes. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Clearinghouse
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Structural geology
 
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