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This page offers access to maps and graphics of earthquakes, active volcanoes and plate tectonics for the world, the Cascade Range , Juan de Fuca Ridge, Gorda Ridge and Axial Seamount in North America, South America, and Western Canada. The Ring of Fire is noted in some maps, and others offer data for the years 1994-1999. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Map, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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The World-Wide Earthquake Locator provides up-to-date information and detailed dynamic maps of earthquakes across the world within a maximum of 24 hours of their occurence. Features include a current earthquake page with reports listed in chronological order, a catalog query page where users can search the earthquake database and map the results, and an animated map that shows worldwide activity for ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Ref. material, Modeled dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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At this interactive site the student attempts to rate the eruption of a volcano according to the Volcanic Explosive Index (VEI). After seeing the step by step eruption of an actual volcano, the student is introduced to VEI scale, which includes a description of the eruption, volume of ejected material, plume height, eruption type, duration, total known eruptions with that VEI, and an example. Each ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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Email a USGS scientist your question on volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, mountains, rocks, maps, ground water, lakes, rivers, even some biology. Explore the USGS website and the Frequently Asked Questions section to see if your question has already been answered. Scientists will not answer some types of questions, so read the directions before submitting a question. Site also features other USGS ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Ask an expert
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Environmental science, Geochemistry, Geology, Geophysics, Hydrology
 
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The Savage Earth website is the on-line companion to the PBS television series of the same name. This site tells the stories of several great natural disasters, particularly the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D. that destroyed Pompeii and the 1994 earthquake in Kobe, Japan. It contains articles on the earth's crust and plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis. Each article features ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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Volcano World contains images of volcanoes from around the world and the Solar System; a list of current eruptions of volcanoes; volcano movie clips; information on volcanic observatories, parks and monuments; reports from people who have visited volcanoes; interviews with volcanologists; and a kids section. The teaching and learning section contains volcano lesson plans and activities; information ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Educational portal, Ask an expert
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This site presents changes in the crust and climate of Earth by investigating aspects such as the rock cycle, rock dating, climate and variables that affect the climate, and other processes that change the crust of the Earth. These topics include: the atmosphere and surface of Earth; volcanoes and earthquakes; igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks; and weathering and erosion. There are also ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lab activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geology
 
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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)
Resource type: Non-profit portal
Subject: Geology
 
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Natural hazards such as earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes affect both coastal and inland areas. Long-term data from these events, including photographs, can be used to establish the past record of natural hazard event occurrences. These data are also important for planning, response, and mitigation of future events. The National Geophysical Data Center plays a major role in post-event data collection. ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Government portal, Clearinghouse, In-situ dataset
Subject: Environmental science, Natural hazards
 
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This portion of the United States Geological Survey's (USGS) frequently-asked-questions feature on earthquakes addresses what individuals might actually experience during an earthquake. Topics include earthquake motion (rolling or shaking), earthquake effects (ground shaking, surface faulting, ground failure, etc.), earthquake magnitude, what an earthquake feels like, and others. There are also links ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Ask an expert
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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