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Videos on specific Earth scientists and the different work they accomplish in their respective fields.
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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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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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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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Ocean Explorer's Education Theme Pages present ocean science topics like Archaeology, the Arctic, Bioluminescence, Cold Seeps, Deep-Sea Corals, Seamounts, and Vents and Volcanoes. Each page has links to essays, lessons, multimedia interactive activities, career information, and associated past...
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Information and materials on volcanoes and preparedness for disasters, Annual Events, teaching resources; Location: Vancouver, WA Many students have a natural curiosity about volcanoes. Encourage their interest and help them understand that living near a volcano is an opportunity for learning, as...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 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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Explore how plates move on the surface of the Earth. Change temperature, composition, and thickness of plates. Discover how to create new mountains, volcanoes, or oceans.
Grade Level   6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Some areas of the world are susceptible to frequent earthquakes. Other areas of the world have a history of volcanic eruptions. Unfortunately, many areas such as Japan experience both volcanoes and earthquakes. In this activity, you will use a computer model, Seismic Explorer, to investigate...
Grade Level   6 7 8
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AVO has three primary objectives: to conduct monitoring and other scientific investigations in order to assess the nature, timing, and likelihood of volcanic activity; to assess volcanic hazards associated with anticipated activity, including kinds of events, their effects, and areas at risk; and to...
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By UNAVCO
USE this interactive map to see velocity vectors of North American plates, earthquakes, volcanoes, and more.
Grade Level   12
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By UNAVCO
Data from the EarthScope's Plate Boundary Observatory (PBO) is used by middle, high school, and introductory geology students in a module exploring Yellowstone National Park. Specifically, students incorporate PBO's high-precision GPS data with data on Yellowstone's seismicity, heat flow, eruptive...
Grade Level   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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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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Published in 2006
Poster map of Mount St. Helens as shown from above.
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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Published in 2007
This DragonflyTV segment follows two girls as they explore how plants grow back after being wiped out by lava flows at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. They also learn to differentiate between pahoehoe and 'a'a lava flows.
Grade Level   4 5 6
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Volcano! Activity provides Landsat images from NASA that will help you select the best route for a road that will allow the residents of Orting, WA to escape before a mudflow from Mt. Rainier covers their town. Participants prepare a map outlining a proposed escape route for the residents....
Grade Level   5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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The Weis isn't your grandfather's museum full of dusty old glass cases — although we've got some really old stuff here! Imagine a museum where you can make an earthquake, walk through a mine tunnel, shoot off a quarry blast, touch a dinosaur bone, and make it rain! And everyone — from...
Grade Level   K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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Could the effects of a volcano be felt 50 kilometers away? 500 kilometers away? 5000 kilometers away? Could life on the other side of the world be effected by an eruption? Could an earthquake occur where you live? Can buildings or people survive an earthquake? Is there a common cause for volcanoes...
Grade Level   9 10 11 12
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What are geological features and processes? Well, the features constitute anything from major landforms such as mountains or plateaus, to ripple marks or glacial striations (grooves) on a rock. The geological processes, such as volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, erosion, and deposition are what create...
Grade Level   3
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