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This National Park Service (NPS) website highlights the natural resources of Lava Beds National Monument. Topics covered include animals (birds and mammals), plant information, environmental factors facing the park (air quality, fire regime, vistas, geological activity, nonnative species, weather), and natural features (caves and karst topography, geologic formations, soil, volcanoes and lava flows). ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Case study, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Environmental science, Physical geography, Geology, Soil science
 
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This resource provides an overview of air quality issues, starting with a historical account from the industrial revolution, through the infamous London smog of 1952 to the present attempt to speed up technological development to combat air pollution problems. Materials provided here include information on all types of pollution, from ozone and particulates outside to radon and dustmites indoors. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Environmental science, Natural hazards, Policy issues
 
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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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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 lesson is designed to help students understand how the sun supplies almost all the energy we use, black body radiation, the balance between incoming solar energy and outgoing heat, and the greenhouse effect and gases that contribute to it. Students will discover that convection of heat in the atmosphere is the cause of weather phenomena and that water vapor also carries solar heat and plays an ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Atmospheric science, Physics
 
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The purpose of NASA's Earth Observatory is to provide a freely-accessible publication on the Internet where the public can obtain new satellite imagery and scientific information about our home planet. The specific focus of this Earth Observatory website is natural hazards. Earth scientists around the world use NASA satellite imagery to better understand the causes and effects of natural hazards. ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Ref. material, Journal article, Clearinghouse
Subject: Human geography, Natural hazards
 
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The United States Geological Survey (USGS) offers information on earthquakes, floods, maps, human health, and volcanoes. There are links to congressional-related material which includes information on laws and regulations governing the USGS, budget and related information, key officials, organization charts, and fiscal year plans. Also included are links to USGS products and data, including the atlas ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology, Structural geology, Hydrology, Natural hazards
 
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This site provides information on the geology in and around the national parks. Sections of the web site are devoted to programs about disturbed lands restoration, mineral and resource management, and geology and soils. A collection of educational activities and teacher resources encourage teaching science using the national parks as examples. The web site also includes a park geology tour that allows ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for field trip, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Ref. material, Government portal
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Geology, Paleontology, Policy issues, Soil science
 
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This portal provides links to selected United States Geological Survey (USGS) educational resources that may be useful to undergraduate educators. Many of these resources can be used directly in the classroom, as preparation for lessons or demonstrations, or as resources for teacher education and curriculum development. The resources are also searchable by state or region with the use of an interactive ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Biology, Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology
 
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For this activity students read the newspaper on a daily basis, listen to news on the radio, or watch television, to acquire material related to the earth sciences. They will look for natural hazards (earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, hurricanes, etc.), human-made hazards (urbanization, compromised engineering projects, etc.), environmental issues, or resource extraction issues which all appear ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Hydrology, Natural hazards, Policy issues, Soil science
 
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