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This interactive online exhibit provides an hour-by-hour account of the eruption of Vesuvius and its effects on the cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and other towns surrounding the volcano. Much of this reconstruction of the events surrounding the eruption is based on the accounts of Pliny the Younger, as detailed to the historian Tacitus. The account is accompanied by an interactive timeline detailing ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), Informal
Resource type: Computer activity, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Natural hazards
 
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Through an electronic peer review assignment, students write a general summary of major hazards to humans in the vicinity of volcanoes. Then, students are provided a list of volcanoes and must choose one to determine what actions they would take to minimize the risks to a population. This activity is detailed on this Starting Point site, which includes its learning goals, context for use, teaching ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Geology, 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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This homework exercise, which builds on knowledge gained in previous homework exercises located at the same site, asks students in an undergraduate class at Tulane University to answer some basic questions about volcanoes, and to determine the volcanic hazards associated with Mt. Rainier, Washington; Montserrat, West Indies; and Long Valley Caldera, California by searching the World Wide Web. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Problem set
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This site presents educational modules for teaching about earthquakes, volcano eruptions and related plate tectonic concepts using an interactive computer program for mapping called Seismic/Eruption (also called SeisVolE). The program includes up-to-date earthquake and volcanic eruption catalogs and allows the user to display earthquake and volcanic eruption activity in "speeded up real time" on global, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Computer activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Module / Unit, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Geophysics, Mathematics, Natural hazards
 
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These Frequently-Asked-Questions and answers describe some of the effects of earthquakes. Some of the topics covered include ground shaking, surface faulting, ground failure, and tsunamis. 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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At this site, users can read and view pictures and videos that explain the mechanisms that trigger tsunamis, how they travel across great distances of the ocean, and what damage they cause. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards, Physical oceanography
 
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The Mauna Loa atmospheric CO2 measurements constitute the longest continuous record of atmospheric CO2 concentrations available in the world. The Mauna Loa site is considered one of the most favorable locations for measuring undisturbed air because possible local influences are minimal. Methods and equipment used to obtain these measurements have remained essentially unchanged during the 47-year monitoring ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Case study, Illustration - scientific, Ref. material, In-situ dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science
 
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This National Park Service (NPS) website highlights the natural resources of Lava Beds National Monument. Topics covered include animals (birds and mammals), plant information, environmental factors facing the park (air quality, fire regime, vistas, geological activity, nonnative species, weather), and natural features (caves and karst topography, geologic formations, soil, volcanoes and lava flows). ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Case study, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Environmental science, Physical geography, Geology, Soil science
 
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This section of VolcanoWorld contains details about the Mt. St. Helens volcanic eruption of 1980. Photos, personal accounts, and scientific information provide a look at before, during, and after the 1980 eruption. There is a section covering the eruptive history of the mountain, as well as the ongoing effects of the 1980 blast on the people, landscape, and wildlife of the area. A description of the ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Curriculum, Field trip - virtual, Guide for instructor, Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Human geography, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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