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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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Dynamic Earth is an interactive Web site where students can learn about the structure of the Earth, the movements of tectonic plates, and the forces that create mountains, valleys, volcanoes, and earthquakes. It consists of four sections, a glossary and an assessment. Each section explores one aspect of the Earth's structure and the movement of its tectonic plates. At various points of the interactive, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity, Illustration - scientific
Subject: Geology, 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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This collection of Earth Science lessons, tests, and activities for middle school students is an accompaniment to the Volcano World website. Topics covered include plate tectonics, Pangea, plate movement, Earth layers, earthquakes, volcanoes, rocks and minerals, and prehistoric Earth. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Module / Unit
Subject: Geologic time, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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This is the homepage of the Alaska Volcano Observatory, a joint program of the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAFGI), and the State of Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys (ADGGS). Users can access current information on volcanic activity in Alaska and the Kamchatka Penninsula, including weekly and daily reports ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Report
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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In this activity, students explore how the movement of tectonic plates forms mountains, volcanoes, oceans, and earthquakes. It first describes the plates and the various types of interaction at plate boundaries. An interactive map of the world shows the relationship between plate boundaries and earthquakes, allowing the student to click on selected place to explore a volcano, mountain, hotspot or ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology
 
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This United States Geological Survey (USGS) on-line publication contains details about the geologic and hydrologic hazards caused by volcanoes, specifically in the U.S. Information and details are provided about hazards such as eruption blasts, volcanic gases, lava and pyroclastic flows, volcano landslides and lahars. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This activity has students plot the locations of active volcanoes on a world map to discover how these locations relate to the those of earthquakes and lithospheric plate boundaries. Students work in three groups, two of which plot earthquakes and the boundaries of the Earth's plates. The three maps are superimposed and students discuss the relationships. This activity has an objective, a list of ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Geology, Geophysics
 
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These aerial photography and satellite images show in detail extreme weather such as hurricanes and tornadoes, and violent upheavals of the Earth in the form of earthquakes and volcanoes, which often bring misery and destruction. They are all expressions of a living planet, still changing after billions of years of existence. Satellites help scientists understand the forces behind natural catastrophes ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Presentation / Demo, Photograph, Video
Subject: Atmospheric science, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This site describes where volcanoes are found in terms of plate tectonics and explains why they occur at those locations. S map shows that volcanoes are located mainly at plate boundaries. Then there are explanations for plate motion, mantle convection, and magma generation. The three types of plate boundaries are listed as divergent, convergent, and transform. There is also information about the ... 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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