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This site presents changes in the crust and climate of Earth by investigating aspects such as the rock cycle, rock dating, climate and variables that affect the climate, and other processes that change the crust of the Earth. These topics include: the atmosphere and surface of Earth; volcanoes and earthquakes; igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks; and weathering and erosion. There are also ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lab activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geology
 
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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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Natural hazards such as earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes affect both coastal and inland areas. Long-term data from these events, including photographs, can be used to establish the past record of natural hazard event occurrences. These data are also important for planning, response, and mitigation of future events. The National Geophysical Data Center plays a major role in post-event data collection. ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Government portal, Clearinghouse, In-situ dataset
Subject: Environmental science, Natural hazards
 
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This site contains informative lecture notes on twenty-one topics is physcial geology: First Look at Planet Earth, The Dynamic Earth, Atoms and Minerals, Volcanoes and Magmas, Weathering and Soils, Sediment and Sedimentary Rock, Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rock, Geologic Time, Mass-Wasting, Streams and Drainage Systems, Groundwater, Glaciers and Glaciation, Wind Action and Deserts, Oceans and Ocean ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Syllabus, Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Geology
 
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The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries brings geologic information about the state of Oregon to the public. Topics covered include general geology of Oregon, fossils, earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, gems and minerals, and debris flows. Details about mined land reclamation and oil, gas, and geothermal projects are given. Oregon Geology magazine's latest issue is available to download, ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Ref. material, Periodical
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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That portion of the earth's surface known as "the Big Bend" has often been described as a "geologist's paradise". In part this is due to the sparse vegetation of the region, which allows the various strata to be easily observed and studied. In addition to a geologic history of the region, this site includes photographs, maps, recent earthquakes, volcanoes, petrology and paleontology relating to the ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geologic time, Geology, Paleontology
 
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This site lists the basic types of volcanoes: scoria cone, shield volcano, and stratovolcano. Each is described in terms of shape, composition, and eruption type, and links are available to additional information. Subordinate types listed include fissure eruptions, spatter cones, hornitos, and hydrovolcanic eruptions. The site also explains when a volcano is considered active, dormant, or extinct. ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This site is the homepage of Alan L. Jones, of the State University of New York at Binghamton. Dr. Jones is interested in most earthquake-related topics, computer graphics, and computers in education. He has created various computer-based visualizations: Seismic/Eruption, Seismic Waves, AmaSeis, and Eqlocate. Seismic/Eruption is a program used to visualize seismicity and volcanic activity in space ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal, General public
Resource type: Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This Teaching Box is an online assembly of interrelated learning concepts that focuses on finding the evidence for plate tectonics. Digital resources, education standards, and comprehensive lesson plans are combined to provide an inquiry-based exploration of each of three lines of evidence for plate tectonics: fossil distribution, locations, depths, and types of earthquakes; and locations and types ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology
 
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This fact sheet discusses the eruptive history and hazards associated with Glacier Peak, the most remote of the five active volcanoes in Washington State. Topics include past eruptions, the potential for large, explosive eruptions with pyroclastic flows produced by collapse of lava domes, and prospects and preparations for future eruptions. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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