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This collection of earthquake photos, published by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), contains links to photos for specific earthquakes, as well as links to other USGS image collections and non-USGS collections. Highlights include photos from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, and the 1994 earthquake in Northridge, California. There is also a link to the USGS ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This resource provides eyewitness accounts and historical photographs from notable damaging earthquakes that have occurred in or near Santa Barbara County, California. It also contains a catalog of all earthquakes that have been felt in the greater Santa Barbara region between 1800 and 1960. Major earthquakes covered include the 1812 Santa Barbara Earthquake, the 1857 Fort Tejon Earthquake, the 1902 ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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The Saint Louis University (SLU) Earthquake Center provides recent Midwest earthquake locations, the history of central U.S. earthquakes, a link for reporting an earthquake, historic earthquake and instrument photographs, and explanations of the Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale. There are earthquake information flyers, links to course websites and course notes, a textbook description, computer tools ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Educational portal
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This portal provides access to maps, data, and other information on the distribution and frequency of natural hazards in the United States. The material is arranged into seven categories: earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, landslides, tsunamis, volcanoes, and wildfires. There are also links to disaster emergency and relief organizations and to real-time resources such as RSS feeds, advisories, and the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Natural hazards
 
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This interactive simulator allows students to set the conditions for underlying geology, building design, and earthquake magnitude to see what happens when their virtual building is subjected to an earthquake. A written narrative describes the results of the simulation. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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The purpose of NASA's Earth Observatory is to provide a freely-accessible publication on the Internet where the public can obtain new satellite imagery and scientific information about our home planet. The specific focus of this Earth Observatory website is natural hazards. Earth scientists around the world use NASA satellite imagery to better understand the causes and effects of natural hazards. ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material, Journal article, Clearinghouse
Subject: Human geography, Natural hazards
 
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This article describes major earthquakes that have occurred in California since the colonial era, beginning with a 1769 earthquake experienced by a Spanish expedition near what is now Los Angeles, and ending with the July 1952 earthquake in Kern County. Each account provides observer's reports of injuries, fatalities, property damage, and ground effects (cracking, subsidence). More recent earthquake ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This radio broadcast includes a discussion of the avian flu spreading though Southeast Asia, Russia and parts of Europe. Topics include whether the outbreak is a pandemic in the making, and what preparations might be made to control the outbreak. The next segment of the broadcast discusses earthquake prediction, in light of the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan. Two seismologists discuss what was learned ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Radio broadcast
Subject: Biology, Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This activity has students gather and plot records of earthquakes. It is designed to be either long or short term, depending on the needs of the instructor. Students will gain practice working with map coordinates while becoming familiar with the frequency of earthquake occurrences, the location and magnitude of earthquakes, and the locations of plate boundaries. In addition, this exercise will illustrate ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This site enables the user to access a vast database of earthquakes. Searches may be done using a number of different geographic approaches: a Global or Worldwide search, a Rectangular search by specifying latitudes and longitudes of a rectangular area, and a Circular search by specifying the center latitude and longitude coordinates and a radius. Additional parameters, including dates of events, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Visualization - scientific, Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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