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In this activity, students build on their growing knowledge of ice and glacier growth. The students examine images of core samples and make observations about the decreasing size of gas bubbles with increasing depth in the core. The students model permeability. From this experiment, they will develop an understanding of the movement of air through snow and ice and why this information is critical ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Climatology, Cryology
 
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Information given in this United States Geological Survey (USGS) publication includes a description of volcano landslides, how they are generated, and their effects on surrounding areas. Case studies of specific volcano landslides are linked from this page, including Mt. St. Helens, Otake in Japan, Huila in Columbia, Mt. Rainier, and Casita in Nicaragua. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This Capitol Reef National Park site contains park geology information, park maps, photographs, visitor information, and a teacher feature (resources for teaching geology with National Park examples). Geologic data includes descriptions of the Waterpocket Fold, a monocline formed in the Laramide Orogeny and made of sedimentary rock. Also covered is erosion, and details about the Cathedral Valley outcrop ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Lesson plan, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geologic time, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Structural geology
 
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This page contains details about the planet Venus. Information includes planet mass, distance from the Sun, diameter, orbit, and mythology. Also covered is planet composition, surface features, atmosphere and magnetic field data, temperature on the planet, and results of exploration spacecraft. Includes links to images, movies, and additional facts. Discusses unanswered questions about Venus as well. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material
Subject: Space science
 
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At this site students discover that each year, more than 1,000 researchers and support staff travel to Antarctica and it is the job of the manager of field support services to make sure that each one has safety training plus the right supplies and transportation. This in-depth profile takes a look at the work of the manager of field support services for the United States Antarctica Field Program (USAFP). ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Natural hazards
 
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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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This is the online version of the weekly syndicated newspaper feature that highlights natural phenomena and man-made events affecting the environment. Each feature consists of a world map marked with symbols to indicate the location and type of phenomenon being described; each symbol corresponds to a brief news article on the event. It is available in downloadable, black-and-white or color versions ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Map, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Natural hazards
 
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This National Park Service (NPS) website highlights the geology of Olympic National Park in Washington state. It discusses the mountains and rocks of the park, Ice Age features (Puget Sound), coastal features, and forests of the area. There are links to park maps, visitor information, and additional resources. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Forestry, Geology
 
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This website contains abbreviated course notes from a geophysics class at California State University at Sacramento. The notes contain topic summaries and formulas, including gravity, Newton's laws, radioactivity, radioactive decay, Rb/Sr dating, Uranium-Thorium-Lead dating, uses of Lead, fission-track dating, Potassium-Argon dating, Carbon dating, heat, magnetism, seismology and earthquake prediction. ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geochemistry, Geophysics
 
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This glossary of geologic terms is based on the glossary in Earth: An Introduction to Geologic Change, by S. Judson and S.M. Richardson (Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice Hall, 1995). Where possible, definitions conform generally, and in some cases specifically, to definitions given in Robert L Bates and Julia A Jackson (editors), Glossary of Geology, 3rd ed., American Geological Institute, Alexandria, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Glossary
Subject: Geology
 
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