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This outline of a presentation on extinction reviews the various catastrophic events that could lead to extinction and lists the five great mass extinctions. Climate change is identified as the linking factor and recovery is also explained. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Ecology, Geology, Paleontology
 
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Earthguide is an Earth and environmental science educational resource for both students and teachers consisting of: reports from an expedition to the Mid-Atlantic Ridge; sections on ocean diatoms, Earth radiation (with animation), and the physics of waves; and images of ocean creatures, places, minerals and scientific equipment. Earthguide also offers news and events; a glossary; world maps; a photosynthesis ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Educational portal
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science, Physical geography, Geology, Biological oceanography, Physical oceanography, Physics
 
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VolcanoWorld has been a leading source of information about volcanoes since January 1995. Each year VW serves about 4 million different users, including grade school kids, teachers, college students, professors, researchers, government scientists and the general public. The homepage includes information on current eruptions, volcano descriptions, learning and adventures on volcanoes. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Ref. material, Educational portal, Non-profit portal, Ask an expert
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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Magazine of the American Geological Institute offers news shorts on earth science topics, including: paleontology and physical anthropology; volcanology, seismology and hazard prediction; marine geology; plate tectonics; planetary geology; and other topics in geology. Well-written articles include color photos and geology maps. Archived articles available. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Journal article, Periodical
Subject: Environmental science, Geology, Geophysics, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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Search this NOAA database for historical and real-time water level data from coastal monitoring stations throughout the U.S. and in selected international sites. Provides tide level information and sea level trend plots. Can also access oceanographic, meteorological and astronomical data, including: air and water temperature; wind speed; barometric pressure; moon phase and moon/sun positions. Note: ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Physical oceanography
 
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What can sharks teach us about our immune system? What can horseshoe crabs show us about eyesight? The more we learn about the ocean, the more we realize how critical these vast bodies of water are to our health and well-being. Sometimes the ocean helps us, as when a marine organism yields a new medical treatment. At other times, the ocean poses the threat of coastal storm surges or toxic algal ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Ref. material, Book - text, Report
Subject: Chemical oceanography
 
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The Education and Outreach groups of IRIS (Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology), the University of Portland, and UNAVCO are developing a set of 'Teachable Moments', Power Point and .pdf presentations which provide a short summary of major tectonic events that can be used by educators to incorporate discussions of earthquakes and volcanic events, and resulting hazards. The presentations, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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Looking at past weather patterns, weather cycles, and what causes these patterns and cycles can help students understand more about the type of weather events we are experiencing. This lesson plan involves students in class discussion and research, and has them create an interactive project/presentation that can be used to teach classmates about a weather topic. They will first take a quiz to see ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology
 
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This portal provides links to selected United States Geological Survey (USGS) educational resources that may be useful to educators in secondary school grades. Many of these resources can be used directly in the classroom, as preparation for lessons or demonstrations, or as resources for teacher education and curriculum development. Major topic areas include biology, geography, geology, and water ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Biology, Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology
 
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This chapter from the book History of Life describes the results of the K-T extinction and looks at the Impact theory and a giant volcanic eruption as possible causes. The essay covers the catastrophic scenarios for extinction that could result from these events. After reviewing the paleontological record across the K-T boundary, the author concludes that it is not clear that the catastrophes themselves ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Paleontology
 
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