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Called the "Land of the Standing-Up Rocks" by Chiricahua Apaches and later the "Wonderland of Rocks" by pioneers, this northwest corner of the Chiricahua Mountains harbors towering rock spires, massive stone columns, and balanced rocks weighing hundreds of tons that perch delicately on small pedestals. This website provides maps, visitor information, and links to additional resources relating to the ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Map, Ref. material
Subject: Geologic time, Geology
 
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Visitors can access information on the geology of the Mojave National Preserve in California. Features include a field trip describing areas of interest at the preserve, as well as a geologic time scale describing the history and development of the area. There are discussions of the formation and history of the present day playa lakes, the underlying Paleozoic limestone and dolomite, and the formation ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Field trip - virtual, Map, Ref. material
Subject: Physical geography, Geologic time, Geology
 
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The Craters of the Moon lava field covers 618 square miles and is the largest young basaltic lava field in the conterminous United States. Features include maps, photographs, related links, visitor information, and resources for teaching geology with National Park examples. The park geology section discusses the park's volcanic history and structural geology, as well as the various sites at the park, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Lesson plan, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Structural geology
 
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This is an on-line article from the PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) Savage Earth Series. The article discusses plate tectonics with a focus on mantle convection, plate boundaries, hot spots, and the structure of the Earth. The article is illustrated and contains links to Shockwave animations. Each sidebar provides a summary of the respective topic and some supporting illustrations. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Map, Video
Subject: Geology
 
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This site explains what can be learned from an ice core. Scientists collect ice cores by driving a hollow tube deep into the ice sheets of Antarctica and Greenland (and in glaciers elsewhere). The cylinders of ancient ice that they retrieve provide a detailed record of what was happening in the world over the past several ice ages. Each layer of ice in a core corresponds to a single year - or sometimes ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Visualization - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Atmospheric science, Climatology, Cryology
 
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This report contains true stories that illustrate how to survive (and how not to survive) a tsunami. It is meant for people who live, work, or play along coasts that tsunamis may strike. The stories are personal accounts selected from interviews with people who survived a Pacific Ocean tsunami generated by the magnitude 9.5 earthquake that occurred along the coast of Chile on May 22, 1960. Important ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Report
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This Yellowstone National Park site contains park geology information, photographs, related links, visitor information, multimedia resources, and teacher features (resources for teaching geology with National Park examples). The park geology section discusses the Park's geologic history, structural geology, and describes many of the geologic sites and wildlife found in the park. It describes the sites ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Paleontology, Natural hazards
 
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Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument preserves huge petrified redwood trees and incredibly detailed fossils of ancient insects and plants. Features include park geology information, photographs of fossils, related links, visitor information, multimedia resources, and resources for teaching geology with National Park examples. The park geology section discusses the park's geologic history and the ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Guide for field trip, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Paleontology
 
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This beginning geophysics course is designed for geology majors. It provides a relatively rigorous and homework-intensive overview of the structure and evolution of the Earth and terrestrial planets, at a level higher than a descriptive geology class, but lower than the standard introduction to geophysics for seniors or first year graduate students. Demonstrations are presented with links to a variety ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Course
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology
 
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This site provides links to a wide variety of earth and space science resources from color relief maps to Hubble Telescope photos. Users can search the Resource Center for lesson plans, activities, and other educational material for students in the upper levels of K-12. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Clearinghouse
Subject: Atmospheric science, Geology, Geophysics, Space science
 
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