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This site examines the variability of volcanic environments and the physical and chemical controls on eruption dynamics. Environments of volcanism are discussed in terms of plate tectonic theory and include spreading center, subduction zone, and interplate volcanism along with a detailed discussion of the Earth's structure and internal heat. Physical and chemical controls of eruption dynamics include ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geochemistry, Geology, Geophysics
 
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This portal provides links to an extensive list of volcano-related websites for the United States and around the world. Users can access articles, maps, glossaries, webcams, a dictionary of volcanoes, and many other resources. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Clearinghouse
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology
 
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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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This information about major volcanic eruptions in history covers events from the civilization-destroying explosion at Santorini in about 1630 BC, to the killing cloud of carbon dioxide at Lake Nyos Cameroon in 1986. The site documents the seven deadliest eruptions in history. Other eruptions include Mount Pelee on the island of Martinique in 1902, Mount Saint Helens in Washington State in 1980, Nevado ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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The most profound deformational event involving the interaction of lithospheric plates is a collision between continents; for example, the collision of the Indian continent with the Eurasian continent, which began in the Eocene. This continuing collision has produced intracontinental thrust sheets responsible for the highest mountains in the world. Mount Everest, the Annapurna Range, and the rest ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Structural geology
 
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This article, entitled Mountains of Fire, describes the relationship between the types of volcanic activity and plate movement and the connection between types of volcanoes and how they erupt. The article is supported by a video of an erupting volcano, a photograph of an eruption and an animation depicting pyroclastic flow and the formation of a composite volcano. It is also supported by three sidebars, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This animation, listed as 2.10 in Chapter Two in the Essentials of Geology web page, shows how hot spot volcanoes arise. Users may access this and many other animations describing plate tectonic processes from the Chapter Two webpage. Users may also follow links to other chapters in the Essentials of Geology book. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Abstract / Summary
Subject: Geology
 
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This college course offers a basic introduction to the sciences of hydrology and geomorphology, which are two branches of Geography dealing with earth surface processes. This page contains two labs, a summary of each unit covered, a syllabus for the course, and example questions. Topics covered include plate tectonics, earthquakes and volcanoes, weathering, soils, mass wasting, fluvial processes, ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Lab activity, Problem set, Syllabus, Illustration - scientific
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology
 
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Visitors can read about the characteristics of volcanism on Venus and how it differs from volcanism on Earth. A map showing the locations and types of volcanic structures on the surface of Venus is provided, along with links to other related topics. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Space science
 
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This lesson explores plate tectonics and helps students understand how mountains, earthquakes, and volcanoes are related to the movements of plates. Students will learn about the idea of continental drift and the theory of plate tectonics to ascertain a fuller picture of how land formations on the surface of the Earth are shaped by plates moving below the surface. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Geology
 
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