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Published in 2006
In this lesson plan, students are introduced to a variety of natural hazards and explore how understanding these threats makes us better able to avoid or reduce their potential harmful impact.
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Index of fact sheets from the Volcano Hazard Program.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Published in 2014
In this video we will describe the most common types of volcanic hazards associated with a volcanic eruption. We begin by considering the threat of an eruption from a Cascade Range volcano for citizens of Portland and Seattle. These are examples of composite volcanoes. Eruptions of these types of...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Published in 2008
Most volcano hazards are associated with eruptions. However, some hazards, such as lahars and debris avalanches, can occur even when a volcano is not erupting.
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Image database from NOAA natural hazards
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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"The USGS Volcano Hazards Program (VHP) monitors and studies active and potentially active volcanoes, assesses their hazards, and conducts research on how volcanoes work in order for the USGS to issue """"timely warnings"""" of potential volcanic hazards to emergency-management professionals and the...
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Simplified maps showing the locations of hazards from ash, pyroclastic flows, and lahars.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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This factsheet talks about landslides and the hazards they pose.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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This activity is a laboratory-style exercise that involves investigating the physical controls on viscosity by pouring different syrup mixtures down an inclined plane and using Jeffreys equation to calculate viscosity. Students time the syrup flows and then calculate viscosities. The four sets of...
Grade Level   11 12
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Imagine sleeping with a snow shovel in your tent so you can dig out in the morning. Or having to stop your supply vehicle from falling into a crevasse. Just another demanding workday in Antarctica.
Grade Level   4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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This on-line edition contains the text from the original book in its entirety.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Students discuss their feelings about extreme natural events, learn safety and preparation tips, and create safety signs.
Grade Level   3 4 5
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This middle school student lab book in Earth science focuses on severe weather and catastrophic events on the Earth.The eBook is divided into three parts: Storms, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes. It also includes Spanish language resources.
Grade Level   6 7 8
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Published in 2008
Poster detailing the after-effects of Mount St. Helen's eruption in 1980.
Grade Level   11 12
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The New Orleans Geological Society was organized on October 3, 1941, as a non-profit organization for the purpose of facilitating the development of the profession and science of Geology, with specific emphasis to exploration and production of petroleum and natural gas. Since Hurricane Katrina our...
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Nevada earthquake preparation includes: PDFs of earthquake information, directions on earthquake/disaster preparation. Location: Reno, NV
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Students are introduced to the two main types of volcanoes, stratovolcanos and shield volcanoes, including how volcanoes form and explain their basic structure and composition. The goal throughout the entire unit is to provide students with a foundation of information about the different types of...
Grade Level   9
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Published in 2014
Mount Vesuvius is an active volcano located near the city of Naples, Italy. This volcano is most famous for its eruption in 79 AD and proves to be great danger to the city of Naples, which has over 3 million inhabitants.
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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The goal of this Teaching Box is to teach students about how and why earthquakes cause damage. Living in Earthquake Country explores seismic waves, the ability of scientists to predict the likelihood and severity of earthquakes at specific locations, the difference between magnitude and intensity,...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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This lesson helps students and educators prepare for an emergency, such as an earthquake. It identifies hazards in the classroom and school. Psychologically, people who know what to expect in a disaster and who have taken steps to prepare, are less likely to panic during and after a disastrous...
Grade Level   7 8 9 10 11 12
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