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Exploring Earth: Investigations provides more than 75 earth science investigations. Each presents photos and text (and sometimes video) that help students understand key earth science concepts. Among the topics...  (National Science Foundation)
Exploring Earth: Visualizations features over 100 animations and images that illuminate key concepts in earth science. Examples are: coal formation, nuclear fission, growth of a continent, tectonic plate movement...  (National Science Foundation)
NeMO Explorer allows students to explore a seafloor observatory geographically or by topic. Learn about seafloor animals, hydrothermal vents, mid-ocean ridges, axial volcano, lava flow, and...  (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Geology at the U.S. Geological Survey provides resource collections and maps for studying earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, wildfires, and other natural disasters, as well as rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, earth's...  (U.S. Geological Survey)
Disasters looks at research that helps anticipate disasters and minimize their effects. Learn about research on hurricanes, earthquakes, and volcanoes. See what scientists are discovering about...  (National Science Foundation)
Earth System, Structure, and Processes provides video clips and interactive resources for learning about biogeochemical cycles, earth's changes and history, earth's surface and internal processes, energy, natural resources...  (Teachers' Domain, supported by Multiple Agencies)
Enduring Resources for Earth Sciences Education is a database of materials for teaching earth science concepts. Created by teachers and earth scientists, the database includes maps, documents, and other resources for teaching about...  (National Science Foundation)
USGS Publications offers 40 online booklets on geology-related topics: acid rain, birth of mountains, building stones of our nation's capital, changing continents, collecting rocks, deserts, earth's...  (U.S. Geological Survey)
Earth and Environmental Science: Research Overview examines questions that scientists are pursuing: What part do we play in earth's changing climate? What can rock layers tell us about earth's history? How can we understand the forces...  (National Science Foundation)
Learning Landscapes offers lessons on deserts, ecosystems, riparian zones, invasive plants, wild horses, groundwater, soil composition, hydroelectric power, renewable energy, water conservation techniques...  (Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior)
The New Millenium Observatory (NeMO) which studies interactions between submarine volcanic activity and seafloor hotsprings, offers a unit called "The Case of the Missing Rumbleometer." High school and middle school...  (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
Cascades Volcano Observatory provides answers to questions about volcanoes, an educator's guide to "Living with a Volcano in your Backyard," information about volcanoes in America's past (by state), how scientists...  (U.S. Geological Survey)
The Global Volcanism Program (GVP) presents documentation of the eruptions of all volcanoes during the past 10,000 years. Visitors can review volcanic activity reports, view geographic and geologic information for all...  (National Museum of Natural History, supported by Smithsonian Institution)
Volcano World is a source for information about volcanoes. This site offers links organized by region, country/area, volcano name, and descriptions...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Teacher's Guide to Craters of the Moon provides lesson ideas for learning about the geology, history, and ecology of this national park near Arco, Idaho. A high school unit on "Managing Critical Resources at Craters of the...  (National Park Service)
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