Geological Processes

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Earth Science Week - October 12 - 18, 2014
Earth's Connected Systems

http://www.earthsciweek.org/

 

General Earth Science Sites:
       Classroom Activities and Lesson Plans - http://geology.com/teacher/

       Earth Science from NASA at Goddard - http://science.gsfc.nasa.gov/sed/index.cfm?fuseAction=home.main&&navOrgCode=610
         NASA Science for Educators -
http://science.nasa.gov/educators/

       NASA Science Earth -
http://science.nasa.gov/earth-science/
         For Kids -
http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/

        

       NASA
Ames - Earth Science
- http://geo.arc.nasa.gov/

       Earth Science for Kids Only from NASA - Air Land Water Natural Hazards
         http://kids.earth.nasa.gov/

       Ten Cool Earth Science sites - http://apps.exploratorium.edu/10cool/index.php?cmd=browse&category=5

      
Earth Science Links from The Science Spot
         
http://sciencespot.net/Pages/kdzethsci2.html

       CyberSleuth Earth Science for Kids
        
http://cybersleuth-kids.com/sleuth/Science/Earth_Science/

       Internet Links for Earth Sciences from Central Michigan University
         http://webs.cmich.edu/resgi/

       Earth Science links from Houghton Mifflin
         http://www.eduplace.com/science/bestofthenet/earth_sciences.html

       Geology Link from Houghton Mifflin for older students
        
http://college.hmco.com/geology/resources/geologylink/index.html

       Earthquake and Volcano Resources from the Exploratorium
         http://www.exploratorium.edu/lc/pathfinders/earthquakes/index.html
         http://www.exploratorium.edu/faultline/index.html
         
http://www.exploratorium.edu/theworld/iceland/volcanoes.html

      NIEHS Pages for Kids - http://kids.niehs.nih.gov/home.htm
        Pages
 for Space and Earth Science - http://kids.niehs.nih.gov/explore/nworld/space_earth_science.htm
     
      Geology for Kids - http://www.kidsgeo.com/geology-for-kids/index.php
       
      The Magic School Bus Explores the Earth
         http://web.archive.org/web/20070618055101/http://www.microsoft.com/education/MSBEarth.mspx
        
http://www.squidoo.com/inside-the-earth-magicschoolbus-study
        
http://www.pbs.org/teachers/earlychildhood/theme/earthscience.html
         

Volcanoes:
       North Dakota Volcano site - Volcano World
         http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/

         Kids' Door to Volcano activities - includes legends

         http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/oldroot/kids/

        
Volcano Models that you can build - http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/education/models/index.html
        
         Teachers - http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/education/index.html

       
Volcanoes from COTF - http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/volcanoes/volcano.html

       Volcano websites from the Franklin Institute
         http://sln.fi.edu/earth/

       Volcano Webquests
         http://www.glencoe.com/sec/science/webquest/content/volcanoes.shtml

         http://www.rocksforkids.com/WebQuest/VolcanoWebQuest.htm
         http://www.teacherweb.com/PA/BethlehemEastHills/ExploringVolcanoesWebquest/h1.stm
         http://www.fairview.k12.il.us/Instructional/Science4-8/Volcano%20Web%20Quest/Volcano%20Quest.htm
         http://projects.edtech.sandi.net/brooklyn/volcano/
         http://dmscc.typepad.com/dbrown/volcano-webquest.html
         http://www2.asd.wednet.edu/pioneer/barnard/lessons/volcano/volwq.htm#Introduction

       Annenberg/CPB volcano site

          
http://www.learner.org/exhibits/volcanoes/entry.html

       USGS Volcano pages
         http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/volc/

       Volcano site from Dartmouth - The Electronic Volcano
         http://www.dartmouth.edu/~volcano/

       Types of Volcanoes from USGS
         http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/volc/types.html

       How Volcanoes Work
         http://www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/

       The Magic Schoolbus Volcanoes
         http://www.microsoft.com/Education/MSBVolcano.mspx
        
       Michigan Tech Volcanoes Page
         http://www.geo.mtu.edu/volcanoes/

       Volcano Watch from Hawaii Volcano Observatory
         http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/volcanowatch/

       Global Volcanism Project
         http://www.volcano.si.edu/

      Volcano Cams from Around the World

        http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Photo/volcano_cams.html
 
      Websites about Krakatoa
        http://www.kathimitchell.com/krak.htm

Earthquakes:

      Earthquake Information Center
      http://earthquake.usgs.gov/recenteqsww/Quakes/quakes_all.html
         Recent earthquakes - http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/


      Earthquakes for Kids
     
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/kids/

      Earthquake Info
      http://geology.usgs.gov/index.shtml

      Ask-A-Geologist from USGS
      http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/ask-a-geologist/

      Mountain Maker, Earth Shaker - plate tectonics
     
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/tryit/tectonics/

      Classroom of the Future - plate tectonics
     
http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsys.html

      Earthquake Myths and Folklore plus more
      http://www.ceri.memphis.edu/aware/myths.html

      Earthquake websites from the Franklin Institute
      http://sln.fi.edu/earth/crust.html

      Understanding Earthquakes - quiz, globe, famous accounts, animation, and web sites
      http://projects.crustal.ucsb.edu/understanding/

      Earthquake Data from around the world

      
http://www.pnsn.org/

      Earthquakes
      http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/
      http://earthquake.usgs.gov/research/
     
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/ceus/

      Earthquakes in New Hampshire - includes fault sketch and Richter table
     
http://des.nh.gov/organization/commissioner/pip/factsheets/geo/documents/geo-3.pdf

     Global Seismology and Geomagnetism Group from Great Britain
      http://www.earthquakes.bgs.ac.uk/

     Earthquake maps
      http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/top10.php

          Seismicity Map of the United States by region
          http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/states/seismicity/

     ***New Hampshire Seismicity info and map
           
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/states/new_hampshire/seismicity.php

            http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/states/?region=New%20Hampshire
            http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/states/new_hampshire/history.php
           
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/states/events/1940_12_20.php

Water and Ice:

Tsunami sites:

USGS Tsunamis and Earthquakes http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/tsunami/
     Tsunami Basics -
http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/tsunami/basics.html
Franklin Institute Online
http://sln.fi.edu/earth/water.html#tsunami

Tsunami! http://www.ess.washington.edu/tsunami/index.html
The Physics of Tsunamis
- http://www.ess.washington.edu/tsunami/general/physics/physics.html 
Tsunami
http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/waves/tsunami.html
USGS Pacific Northwest Tsunamis - http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/tsunami/cascadia.html
National Geographic Society
   
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2004/12/1227_041226_tsunami.html
   
http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/tsunami-profile/
FEMA
    
http://www.ready.gov/tsunamis
   
 http://www.ready.gov/kids
     http://www.fema.gov/pdf/areyouready/areyouready_full.pdf

 CNN http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2004/tsunami.disaster/ 
 USC Tsunami Research Group http://www.usc.edu/dept/tsunamis/
 Savage Earth from PBS
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/savageearth/tsunami/
 Time magazine photoessay - http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,2092761,00.html
                            http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1949977,00.html

 
West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center http://wcatwc.arh.noaa.gov/
     The Physics of a tsunami http://wcatwc.arh.noaa.gov/?page=tsunami_science
 
CBC News http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/forcesofnature/tsunamis.html
 BBC pages http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/earth/natural_disasters/tsunami
            http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7533972.stm
            http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12739417
            http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/geography/natural_hazards/tsunamis_rev1.shtml

 Australian government http://www.ga.gov.au/hazards.html
 NOAA http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/brochures/tsunami.htm
 National Weather Service http://www.tsunami.gov/ and http://www.tsunami.org/faq.html
 National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program
   
http://nthmp.tsunami.gov/

Tsunami Lesson Plans:
       
Discovery School - http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/pdf/tsunami/tsunami.pdf
                   
http://www.discoveryeducation.com/teachers/free-lesson-plans/dynamic-earth.cfm

       
Science Education Partnerships (SEPS) Corvallis School District
          
http://seps.mgd-colo.peak.org/earthquakes_and_tsunamis.htm

       
New York Times Lesson Plans
              
http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2002/04/23/it-comes-in-waves/

        National Geographic Society Expeditions Lessons
             
 http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/07/g35/wavesheights.html
              
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/15/g35/living.html
         Tsunami simulation -

               http://www.edumedia-sciences.com/en/a98-tsunami
         Community Learning Network -
http://www.cln.org/themes/tsunamis.html

          
Edgate Tsunami Links -
http://www.edgateteam.net/Lessons/tsunami.htm

         Science Netlinks - Know What to Do - http://sciencenetlinks.com/videos/tsunamis-know-what-do/
                          Science of a Tsunami - http://sciencenetlinks.com/videos/science-tsunami/

Glaciers and Snow sites:

      Search for Ice and Snow - Segway - Alan Gould
         http://cse.ssl.berkeley.edu/SegwayEd/abtsearch.html
         http://cse.ssl.berkeley.edu/SegwayEd/lessons/search_ice_snow/ski.1.homepage.html
         http://cse.ssl.berkeley.edu/SegwayEd/lessons/search_ice_snow/ski.3b.html

      Ice Sheets and Glaciers
         http://southport.jpl.nasa.gov/nrc/chapter5.html
       Pictures of Glaciers - takes a while to load
         http://www.xyz.net/~mdw/glaciers.htm
      Glaciers from UVM

         http://www.uvm.edu/whale/GlaciersWhatAre.html
      Cryosphere from Rice University
         http://earth.rice.edu/mtpe/cryo/cryosphere.html
      Glaciers - study activity sheets by Marilyn Nichols from Arizona

         http://www.amphi.com/~tlcf/nichols/web2/mntggla.htm
      Glaciers and Glaciation
         http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Glossary/Glaciers/framework.html
      Glacier - National Snow and Ice Data Center including the Life of a Glacier

         http://nsidc.org/cryosphere/glaciers/
      Mrs. Mitchell's Class Page on Glaciers

         http://www.kathimitchell.com/glaciers.htm
      Web page about snow and snowflakes - with science and reading links

         http://www.kathimitchell.com/snow.html

Rocks and Minerals:
    
Rocks for kids - http://www.rocksforkids.com/RFK/TableofContents.html

      Rocks from the BBC - http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/science/materials/rocks_soils/play/
                               http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/science/environment_earth_universe/rock_cycle/revision/1/
 

      Mineral Matters - https://www.sdnhm.org/archive/kids/minerals/index.html

      Rocks and Minerals for Kids Thinkquest - http://library.thinkquest.org/3639/

      Rocks and Minerals from Mineralology 4 Kids
       http://www.mineralogy4kids.org/

      RockHounding - http://www.rockhoundingar.com/peopleplaces.php
       Basics - http://www.rockhoundingar.com/rocksandminerals.php
       Ask Mikey - http://rockhoundingar.com/index.php

      Rock Hounds with Rocky - http://www.fi.edu/fellows/fellow1/oct98/create/

      Rockhounding Booklet from British Columbia (Adobe Acrobat needed)
      http://www.em.gov.bc.ca/Mining/Geolsurv/Publications/InfoCirc/Rockhounding/booklet.pdf

      Minerals, Crystals, and Gems from the Smithsonian

      http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/educators/lesson_plans/minerals/index.html

      Mrs. Mitchell's Rocks and Geology - http://www.kathimitchell.com/rock.html
    
      Earth Science Links -
http://web.islandnet.com/~pjhughes/earth.htm


        

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