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Plate tectonics is the unifying theory of Earth science and explains many of the major features of how our planet operates. It accounts for Earth's history including the distribution of life and past climate change.
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Published in 2014
In this episode of MinuteEarth, we discover that the deeper we go underground, the hotter it gets. It also examines the accurate and inaccurate aspects of Lord Kelvin's (Sir William Thompson) theory of why the center of the Earth is hot.
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USGS explains the science behind earthquakes.
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Geology.com features a collection of classroom activities and lesson plans. Browse through topics covering astronomy, earthquakes, erosion, maps, plate tectonics, rocks and minerals, volcanoes, water, and weather.
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By eChalk
This stunning tablet and iPad enabled resource gives you an interactive globe og the Earth with a wide range of geographic, demographic, and statistical maps.
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Find a variety of Flash animations, from minerals to weathering to structural geology, check out the animations on plate tectonics and there is now a new one, (see Mantle dynamics and plate tectonics) that explains how the use of seismic tomography sheds new light on the mantle convection model.
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The breakup of a supercontinent into several smaller continents explains the distribution of fossil and geologic evidence.
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Published in 2006
Our Earth is a dynamic planet, as clearly illustrated on the main map by its topography, over 1,500 volcanoes, 44,000 earthquakes, and 170 impact craters. These features largely reflect the movements of Earth’s major tectonic plates and many smaller plates or fragments of plates (including...
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"Discover your """"birthquake,"""" the most powerful earthquake on the day of your birth. Enter your birth date and discover the location and magnitude of the biggest quakes around the world!"
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Published in 2015
Earthquakes are unpredicatable and can strike with enough force to bring buildings down. Find out what causes earthquakes, why they're so deadly, and what's being done to help buildings sustain their hits.
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By UNAVCO
The UNAVCO Educator Packet includes a suite of materials useful in both the classroom and informal educational environments. Designed for K-12 teachers, college professors, and informal outreach instructors, all these materials help students explore geodesy, geodetic data, and the role geodesy plays...
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Photo Collection of earthquake damage around the world
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Several flash animations on physical geology topics. Topics include: rock cycle, mineral properties, weathering, sedimentary rocks, metamorphic rocks, faults and folds, Earth structure, plate tectonics, groundwater, river floods, mass movements, glaciers, shorelines.
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The Alaska Tsunami Education program blends Alaska Native knowledge and science instruction. Hands-on, standards-aligned classroom lessons, interactive multimedia, and mapping projects for grades K through 12 give students an opportunity to learn the science of tsunamis in a culturally relevant...
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