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Tornado Visualizations

This site from the Teaching Geoscience with Visualizations Collection at SERC focuses on tornadoes. Resources include animations and films that illustrate and help students investigate how tornados ...

1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Visualizations

This site from the Teaching Geoscience with Visualizations Collection at SERC features the great earthquake that struck San Francisco on April 18, 1906, and the fire that developed afterward. This ...

Climate Monitor Online

Climate Monitor Online combines regular updates of climate and meteorological data with commentaries from the worlds press and media. Monthly weather summaries (from 1998-present) for the world and ...

Event-Based Science: Remote Sensing Activities

Event-Based Science is a new way to teach science by using newsworthy events to establish the relevance of science topics. Interviews, photographs, web pages, and inquiry-based science activities ...

United States Geologic Survey: Selected Volcano Information

This United States Geological Survey (USGS) Volcano Hazards Program site contains links to selected material related to volcanic hazards. Users can access information about the volcanic hazards ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

USGS National Landslide Information Center

United States Geological Survey (USGS) scientists are working to reduce long-term losses and casualties from landslide hazards through better understanding of the causes and mechanisms of ground ...

World Meteorological Organization

From weather prediction to air pollution research, climate change related activities, ozone layer depletion studies and tropical storm forecasting, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) ...

Weather: What Forces Affect Our Weather?

This website provides an easy-to-understand look at our weather system. Topics covered include the atmosphere, the water cycle, storms, ice and snow, weather forecasting and Earth's changing climate. ...

Los Angeles Basin Depth Calculator

This web application, from the Southern California Earthquake Center, allows users to find basin depths in the Los Angeles area by entering longitude and latitude values, selecting locations from a ...

Tour of the Hayward Fault

This photographic tour of the Hayward Fault presents images of some of the most easily recognized surface features, from the City of Fremont in central California toward the southern end of the ...

The San Andreas Fault

This United States Geological Survey (USGS) publication discusses the San Andreas Fault in California; specifically what has caused the fault, where it is located, surface features that characterize ...

Geological Survey of Canada, Geodynamics Program: Earthquake Processes: Cascadia Subduction Zone

This page explains the tectonic setting of the west coast of North America. It explains the process of the subduction of the Juan de Fuca plate beneath the North American plate. It describes the ...

Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS): Education and Outreach

This consortium of research universities is dedicated to exploring the Earth's interior through the acquisition and distribution of seismic data. Educational resources include high-quality, one-page ...

Our Dynamic Planet

This CD-ROM consists of tools for learner investigations of data that support the theory of Plate Tectonics. Data are accessible through a point and click interface with extensive online help. This ...

Plate Tectonics and Sea-Floor Spreading: Maps and Graphics, etc.

This page offers access to maps and graphics of earthquakes, active volcanoes and plate tectonics for the world, the Cascade Range , Juan de Fuca Ridge, Gorda Ridge and Axial Seamount in North ...

Southern California Earthquake Data Center

This site features an interactive map of recent earthquakes in California and Nevada, a searchable earthquake data archive, a clickable fault map of southern California, and an interactive map of ...

Angle of Repose

In this activity, students explore how different sediment properties influence slope stability. They make piles of sediments with varied grain size, angularity, and water content and measure the ...




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