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This site provides information on plate boundaries, which are found at the edge of the lithospheric plates and are of three types: convergent, divergent and conservative. Wide zones of deformation are usually characteristic of plate boundaries because of the interaction between two plates. The three boundaries are characterized by their distinct motions which are described in the text and depicted ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Geophysics
 
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For anyone who has never experienced an earthquake, it is very hard to imagine the ground moving beneath your feet. But that's exactly what happens when huge sections of Earth's crust crack or slip past one another. The results can range from nearly imperceptible to totally devastating. In this video segment adapted from a ZOOM television broadcast, cast members demonstrate how to make a seismometer, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Video, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Technology
 
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This teaching guide is designed to introduce the concepts of seismic waves that propagate within the Earth, and to provide ideas and suggestions for how to teach about seismic waves. The guide provides information on the types and properties of seismic waves and instructions for using the slinky to effectively demonstrate seismic wave characteristics and wave propagation. Most of the activities described ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Lab activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Geophysics, Physics
 
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This text reports on the two expeditions of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Office of Ocean Exploration to map the Puerto Rico Trench, the deepest part of the Atlantic Ocean. Multibeam bathymetry and acoustic backscatter data were acquired as the expedition mapped the Caribbean plate, an entire tectonic province of the Earth. The featured section of the report is on the ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Report
Subject: Geology, Physical oceanography
 
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This online glossary, from the book, Earth: Inside and Out, contains nearly 300 definitions for terms pertaining to a variety of Earth Science topics. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Chemistry, Climatology, Geology, Geophysics, Mineralogy or petrology, Paleontology, Space science
 
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