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This site contains information about the general model geologists have developed to explain how most mountain ranges form. This model suggests that mountain building involves three stages, which are accumulation of sediments, an orogenic period of rock deformation and crustal uplift, and a period of crustal uplift caused by isostatic rebound and block-faulting. The later two stages of this model involve ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Geophysics
 
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This is a lesson about volcanic activity. Learners will make volcanic eruptions using baking soda and vinegar, and then use colored play dough to make a record of the flow patterns. Then, groups of learners exchange their volcanoes so they can make maps, take core samples, and record and interpret the history of the volcano, based on the maps and observations. This is activity C-15 as part of Universe ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, History and philosophy of science
 
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This site is part of a volcanology research project and a project in teaching Earth Sciences. Its primary goal is to spread volcanological data and research results, mainly about Stromboli, an island volcano in Italy. The creators would like to give users the feeling of (almost) being part of on-going research on this beautiful and permanently active Italian volcano. Volcanic activity on the island ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), General public
Resource type: Educational portal
Subject: Geology
 
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This National Park Service (NPS) website highlights the natural resources of Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. Topics covered include the geologic history of the area, threatened and endangered species, geologic activity, geologic formations, soils, seeps and springs, and volcanoes and lava flows. There are links for more information on the Colorado Plateau and other lava fields. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Environmental science, Geology, Soil science
 
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This is a three-unit guide that provides science content and inquiry-based activities about volcanoes of the Cascade Range, with emphasis placed on Mount Rainier. More than 30 activities, a field guide to geological sites of interest at Mount Rainier National Park, glossary, list of Internet resources, and supplementary information are included. Lessons are interdisciplinary and focus on history of ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan, Module / Unit
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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These activities pertain to the value of the different types of images, including a false color mosaic, a Compressed Stokes image, a vegetation map and key, and various ground photographs. Students are given specific directions on how to decide what features of a radar image indicate such structures as upland forest, clear-cut areas, and roads. In a second activity, students look at the radar images ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Module / Unit
Subject: Environmental science, Technology
 
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Through an electronic peer review assignment, students write a general summary of major hazards to humans in the vicinity of volcanoes. Then, students are provided a list of volcanoes and must choose one to determine what actions they would take to minimize the risks to a population. This activity is detailed on this Starting Point site, which includes its learning goals, context for use, teaching ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This site provides information about Three Sisters, a cluster of closely grouped, glacier-clad volcanoes in the Cascade Range. The site features links to all aspects of the volcano, including its geographic setting, and geologic and eruptive history. Students learn that the Three Sisters appear on Preston's map of Oregon of 1856 and the individual peaks were given the names Mount Faith, Mount Hope, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This web page guides the user through the Pacific Mountain System geologic province, one of the most geologically young and tectonically active in North America. The generally rugged, mountainous landscape of this province, which includes parts of Washington, Oregon, and California, provides evidence of ongoing mountain-building. One map shows the plate tectonic setting of the Pacific Mountain System ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Physical geography, Structural geology
 
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This site from SERC's Starting Point features Gallery Walk questions about volcanism. The questions examine terminology, the relationship between magma viscosity, explosiveness, and volcano profile, volcano comparisons, volcanoes and plate tectonics, relationships between volcanic activity and the atmosphere, biosphere, and hydrosphere, and disaster mitigation. The questions are organized according ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Atmospheric science, Structural geology, Natural hazards
 
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