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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 set of lithographs from the ISS EarthKAM program contains an educators' guide, student information and worksheets, and several Earth photos taken from the Space Shuttle. Shuttle astronauts and the ISS EarthKAM program provide photos of our planet from the unique perspective of Earth orbit. This resource can enhance students' studies of Earth and space science, geography, social studies, mathematics, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Agricultural science, Atmospheric science, Biology, Climatology, Ecology, Environmental science, Human geography, Physical geography, Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology, Hydrology, Natural hazards, Biological oceanography, Policy issues, Technology
 
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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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In addition to offering visitor information, photographs, and links, this site traces the geologic history of this park to its beginnings as sedimentary rocks 1-2 billion years ago (Precambrian). It covers episodes of mountain building and erosion, the presence of dinosaurs and volcanoes, and glaciation, ending with the park's present geological state. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geologic time, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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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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A one-stop resource for information on most, if not all, environmental/marine science disciplines. Site features WINDandSEA: The Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Internet Locator, where you can access NOAA and external links to all types of web-based information. Site also includes e-journals, numerous maps and modeled data, as well as video from early expeditions. Links to the NOAA websites, photo ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science
 
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This site is the homepage of the United States Geological Survey's (USGS) Coastal and Marine Geology Program. Materials available here include links to news articles and publications, topics of study, and regions of study. Search choices include topic, region or content type (research project, educational material, datasets, etc.). Study topics are grouped by coastal issues, marine/deep sea issues, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Ref. material, Government portal
Subject: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental science, Geology, Mathematics, Physical oceanography, Physics, Technology
 
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