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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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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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This page describes how quickly an earthquake-triggered lahar happened and the losses that occurred. Some losses may have occurred because people did not know they should flee to high ground after an earthquake. Within minutes of the 1994 magnitude 6.4 earthquake beneath the south-southwest flank of Nevado del Huila volcano in Colombia, dozens of landslides swept down from the steep valleys above ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Report
Subject: 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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This two-part radio broadcast first focuses on how scientists are re-evaluating their theories on how the Earth was formed, then on exploration for new life forms found in the sediments of ocean floors. By looking at volcanic hotspots, geologists can sample gases from deep inside the mantle of the Earth. These dissolved gases include particles from the solar wind and impacting asteroids. This broadcast ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Radio broadcast
Subject: Geology, Biological oceanography, Space science
 
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This site provides information about the effects of carbon dioxide and sulfur dioxide volcanic emissions on global climate. Helpful diagrams depict the chemical processes involved in atmospheric cooling and historical examples are cited. The 1991 eruption of Mt. Pinatubo in used as a case study. The site also provides links to references cited and additional resources. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This National Geographic news article from December 2001 outlines the eruptive progress of Popocatepetl volcano in Mexico. The article discusses the difficulties of evacuating locals during volcanic disasters because of their overall beliefs that the volcano is their "friend." Users can also link to other National Geographic news stories, special news series and the main National Geographic site. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Human geography, Geology
 
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