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Results 41 - 50 of 80 for 'predicting volcanoes' DLESE Reviewed Collection = DLESE Reviewed Collection <<  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8  >>
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This team-based, interactive educational experience aims to engage students in real-world problem solving. The volcano on the normally tranquil island of Montserrat has come to life. As flaming pebbles and lava begin their devastation, emergency response teams learn that a hurricane is approaching. Using real-time hurricane and seismic data, teams of student specialists assist Mission Control, by ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Field activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Curriculum, Field trip - virtual, Guide for field trip, Lesson plan, Module / Unit, Project, Illustration - artistic, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Atmospheric science, Geophysics, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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EarthBrowser is a three dimensional model of the earth with constantly updating live information, such as weather conditions and forecasts, earthquakes, webcams, and cloud images. Users can rotate and zoom to any desired location, watch the night shadow travel across the globe showing the seasons, or view tectonic plate boundaries and local time zones. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Software
Subject: Atmospheric science, Physical geography, Natural hazards
 
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This site teaches students to determine how fluid a liquid really is by measuring its viscosity. The Teacher Page provides background information on viscosity and its relevance to volcanology (the viscosity of magma influences how it will behave in eruptions and lava flows), the formula for determining viscosity, an explanation of the experiment (procedures are on the Student Page), links to the Viscosity ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Natural hazards, Physics
 
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This collection provides a wide array of visual resources and supporting material about plate tectonic movements. Visualizations include simple animations, GIS-based animated maps, paleogeographic maps and globes, and numerous illustrations and photos. This collection is not exhaustive but does represent some of the best sources for teaching. Resources can be incorporated into lectures, labs, or other ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Video, Visualization - scientific, Abstract / Summary, Clearinghouse
Subject: Geologic time, Structural geology
 
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In this activity, students match photographs of igneous rocks with descriptions of their formation. There are also two teacher demonstrations that will help students to identify pumice and volcanic ash with graded bedding. Other pictures and descriptions are of breccia, columnar jointing in a basaltic lava flow, coarse grained granite, and phenocrysts in a porphyry. At the end of the activity students ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Presentation / Demo
Subject: Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This unit introduces students to the development of the theory of continental drift. They will examine the early work of Alfred Wegener and Alexander DuToit, investigate lines of evidence that resulted in the development of the theory, and learn about the final lines of evidence that resulted in the theory's acceptance. There is a set of activities in which the students construct a map of Pangea using ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Geologic time, Geology
 
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This handout, prepared by the USGS, provides background on the use and theory of X-ray powder diffraction. Examples of applications of this method to geologic studies are provided. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Chemistry, Geochemistry, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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Description of coral reef environment for high school level and higher. Page is chock full of fantastic photographs each featuring a descriptive caption. Topics discussed include ecology, symbiosis, and predator defense. The site features many different species and stages of coral from all over the globe, and also many of the fishes that are associated with coral reefs. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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The Center for Global Change Science (CGCS) at MIT was established to address long-standing scientific problems regarding changes in the global environment. The initial objectives of this research are focused on five fundamental processes in the global climate machine: 1) convection, atmospheric water vapor and cloud formation, 2) oceans and ocean-atmosphere coupling, 3) land surface hydrology, 4) ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Abstract / Summary, Report
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Ecology, Environmental science, Geophysics, Biological oceanography, Chemical oceanography, Physical oceanography
 
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This article describes the theory of plate tectonics and its relation to earthquakes and seismic zones. Materials include an overview of plate tectonics, a description of Earth's crustal plates and their motions, and descriptions of the four types of seismic zones. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Geophysics
 
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