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Discover Our Earth

The Discover Our Earth collection is designed to enhance learning of Earth Science topics including earthquakes, volcanoes, topography, plate tectonics and sea level change. Discover our Earth is a ...

The Cataclysmic 1991 Eruption of Mount Pinatubo, Philippines

This United States Geological Survey (USGS) on-line publication highlights the events and aftermath of the June 15, 1991 eruption of Mt. Pinatubo in the Philippines, which was the second-largest ...

Interactive Weather Information Network (title provided or enhanced by cataloger)

The Interactive Weather Information Network (IWIN) is operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and provides interactive weather information to the public. The maps and ...

Exploring the Environment

On-line, problem-based modules developed by NASA's Classroom of the Future for K-4, 5-8, and 9-12 teachers and students. Modules address events such as volcanoes, hurricanes, dinosaur extinction ...

UC Berkeley Seismological Laboratory

The University of California at Berkeley Seismological Laboratory home page provides access to the many programs, products and activities of the Laboratory. Earthquake monitoring activities include ...

Natural Hazards.org

This site provides atmospheric and geologic hazard information for researchers, teachers, students, and concerned citizens. For each hazard, information about the locations and seasons of greatest ...

United States Geological Survey, Earthquake Hazards Program: Earthquake Research

This site describes the research activities of the Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP) of the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The activities include: borehole geophysics and rock mechanics, ...

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration's Operational Significant Event Imagery

This web page provides high-resolution, detailed imagery of significant environmental events. Links are available to images on the following subjects: current events, dust storms, fires, floods, ...

Hurricanes

This page provides access to a variety of resources about hurricanes. The site contains animations of past hurricanes, current hurricane predictions, tutorials on what to do when threatened by a ...

Hurricanes

This Why Files article focuses on hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean region: what they are, how they form, how they are predicted, how scientists use Geostationary Operational ...

Severe Weather: Hurricanes

Severe Weather: Hurricanes is part of an on-line series of modules entitled Exploring the Environment. Emphasizing an integrated approach to environmental Earth Science education through ...

Handle A Hurricane!

Handle a Hurricane is a decision-making activity where students assume the role of mayor of Pensacola Beach, Florida. Hurricane Opal is developing/approaching in the Gulf of Mexico. The students must ...

Hurricane Field Trip

This site focuses on the subject of hurricanes (typhoons and cyclones). Designed as an electronic tour, it guides the user through different web sites as stops, providing a comprehensive overview of ...

Online Guide: Hurricanes

Hurricanes is one of several online guides produced by the Weather World 2010 project at the University of Illinois. These guides use multimedia technology and the dynamic capabilities of the web to ...

How Hurricanes Work

How Stuff Works is a site that offers in-depth articles explaining in simple terms how things work. This article provides a detailed description of how hurricanes work. This includes what a hurricane ...

Hurricanes!

This data tip from Bridge, the Ocean Sciences Education Teacher Resource Center archive, includes a variety of educational sites to visit, and a data exercise on hurricanes. Topics covered are: "What ...

Hurricanes

This undergraduate meteorology tutorial from Texas A&M University discusses the climatology of hurricanes (where they form, where they go, and their niche in the general circulation) as well as ...

Hurricane Web Quest

In the Hurricane Web Quest, students use the links provided to research hurricanes and create a Power-Point presentation on what they find. Students will: discover the life cycle of a hurricane and ...

The Eye of the Hurricane

This lesson plan introduces students to the structure of a hurricane, particularly the eye. It can be used as an introduction to a unit on hurricanes or weather phenomena. Students will view a video ...

USGS Hurricane Mitch Program

This site contains information about reaction to Hurricane Mitch, a Category 5 hurricane which devastated Central America. It describes the objectives of the USGS program, which were to improve the ...




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