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This collection of animations shows episodic tremor and slip (slow earthquakes) from a subducting plate with locked, slow slip, and no slip zones. The first two show wood blocks being pulled over sandpaper to simulate buildup and release of strain in locked and slow slip zones of a subducting tectonic plate, and to simulate episodic movement of a subducting tectonic plate. Graphs display time versus ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Video, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Geology, Geophysics
 
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Users of this portal can access information on mountains, islands, and other landforms of the Earth. Links are provided to a variety of materials, including books, maps, atlases, photographs and imagery, games and quizzes. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Clearinghouse
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Structural geology
 
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ScienceDaily is an online magazine devoted to science, technology, and medicine. This is the home page for the Earth and Climate News section of ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily is unique in that the magazine's articles are selected from news releases submitted by leading universities and other research organizations around the world. Each news release is posted in its original form, with a contact name ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Periodical, Discussion / Forum, Email lists
Subject: Climatology, Environmental science
 
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This site gives an in-depth look at the theory of plate tectonics and how it works. The structure of the Earth is discussed, with brief rock type descriptions. The structure of the lithosphere, plate boundaries, interplate relationships, and types of plates are all covered in detail. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Structural geology
 
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The United States Geological Survey (USGS) supports a variety of networks for monitoring earthquakes and crustal deformation. These include the Advanced National Seismic System (ANSS), which provides uniform broadband and strong-motion coverage of the continental U.S.; the National Strong Motion Program (NSMP), which is responsible for recording damaging earthquakes in the United States on the ground ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This is an on-line article from the PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) Savage Earth Series. The article discusses plate tectonics with a focus on mantle convection, plate boundaries, hot spots, and the structure of the Earth. The article is illustrated and contains links to Shockwave animations. Each sidebar provides a summary of the respective topic and some supporting illustrations. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Map, Video
Subject: Geology
 
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The National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) is the national repository for geophysical data, one of three National Oceanic and Atmospheric (NOAA) National Data Centers, and part of the US Department of Commerce (USDOC) and the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS). NGDC manages environmental data in the disciplines of marine geology and geophysics, paleoclimatology, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Government portal, In-situ dataset, Remotely sensed dataset
Subject: Climatology, Cryology, Geology, Geophysics, Space science
 
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This site provides links to USGS information about mercury sources, cycling and toxicity in the environment. The site features announcements about upcoming workshops and activities, fact sheets and reports, fish consumption advisories, and links to other programs and agencies working on the issue of mercury in the environment. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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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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The United States Geological Survey (USGS) Library is the largest earth science library in the world. The library serves the research needs of USGS scientists throughout the nation and provides information to other organizations and individuals in the areas of geology, hydrology, cartography, biology, and related fields. USGS libraries are located in Reston, Virginia, Denver, Colorado, Menlo Park, ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Physical geography, Geology
 
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