Geological Processes

General Sites  Volcanoes  Earthquakes  Water and Ice (Tsunamis) Rocks

Earth Science Week - October 13 - 19, 2019
"Geoscience Is For Everyone"

http://www.earthsciweek.org/

 

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

       Earth Science from NASA at Goddard - https://science.gsfc.nasa.gov/earth/
         NASA Earth Science - https://science.nasa.gov/earth-science

       For Kids -
http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/

        
       NASA
Earth Science topics
- http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/index.html

       Earth Science sites - http://www.exploratorium.edu/explore/earth-ocean-atmosphere

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

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

       Ducksters Earth Science for Kids - https://www.ducksters.com/science/earth_science/

       Earth Science links from Houghton Mifflin

         http://www.eduplace.com/science/bestofthenet/earth_sciences.html

       Earth Science resources from the Exploratorium
         http://www.exploratorium.edu/faultline/index.html
         
http://www.exploratorium.edu/theworld/iceland/volcanoes.html

     
       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

        NH Public TV Earth Science Information and Videos 

Volcanoes:
         North Dakota Volcano site - Volcano World - http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/
        
         Kids' Door to Volcanoes - http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/all-about-volcanoes
 
             activities - http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/volcano-games
             includes folklore - http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/fun-stuff
             volcano models -
http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/book/export/html/208
        
         Teachers - http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/earth-science-lessons
                     http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/teaching-resources

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

         Volcanoes - National Geographic - http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/volcano-profile/        

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

           http://www.fairview.k12.il.us/Instructional/Science4-8/Volcano%20Web%20Quest/Volcano%20Quest.htm

           http://volcanowebquest.weebly.com/
           https://www.nps.gov/sucr/learn/education/classrooms/sunset-crater-volcano-web-quest-groups.htm

         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/

         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
- https://volcanoes.usgs.gov/vhp/multimedia.html
           https://volcanoes.usgs.gov/observatories/cvo/cvo_multimedia.html

         Websites about Krakatoa - http://www.kathimitchell.com/krak.htm      

Earthquakes:

        Earthquake Information Center - 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/awareness/myths.html

        Earthquake websites from the Franklin Institute - www.sln.fi.edu

        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 from USGS - http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/
           http://earthquake.usgs.gov/research/

        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/

        ***New Hampshire Seismicity info and map - http://earthquaketrack.com/p/united-states/new-hampshire/recent
           Weston Observatory - http://aki.bc.edu/cgi-bin/NESN/recent_events.pl

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

Tsunami! - https://earthweb.ess.washington.edu/tsunami

USGS Pacific Northwest Tsunamis - http://walrus.wr.usgs.gov/tsunami/cascadia.html
National Geographic Society - https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/01/tsunamis-facts-about-killer-waves/

    https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/natural-disasters/tsunamis/

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/ 
 
 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 https://www.tsunami.gov/?page=tsunamiFAQ

 
CBC News http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/forcesofnature/tsunamis.html
 BBC pages http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7533972.stm
            https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/guides/zw7s4j6/revision/7
            http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12739417

 Australian government http://www.ga.gov.au/scientific-topics/hazards/tsunami

 NOAA http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/brochures/tsunami.htm
 National Weather Service https://www.weather.gov/jetstream/tsunami_faq

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

       
New York Times Lesson Plans - http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2002/04/23/it-comes-in-waves/
              
        National Geographic Society - https://www.nationalgeographic.org/media/tsunamis-101-wbt/
                           
 
        Tsunami simulation - http://www.edumedia-sciences.com/en/a98-tsunami

         
        Brain POP - https://educators.brainpop.com/bp-topic/tsunami/
     
   
        Community Learning Network -
http://www.cln.org/themes/tsunamis.html

        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 - https://gracefo.jpl.nasa.gov/science/ice-sheets-and-glaciers/
        
      Pictures of Glaciers - 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 vocabulary - https://volcanoes.usgs.gov/vsc/glossary/glacier.html
        
      Glacier - National Snow and Ice Data Center including the Life of a Glacier
- https://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 - https://www.rocksforkids.com/

                                                 http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/earth/rocksandminerals.html                

      Rocks from the BBC - https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/topics/z9bbkqt
                            https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/guides/zgb9kqt/revision/1

      Mineral Matters http://archive.sdnhm.org/kids/minerals/index.html

      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

     
Ducksters - https://www.ducksters.com/science/rocks.php

      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
    
      Lesson plans - https://www.rocksandminerals4u.com/lesson_plans.html
                     https://educators.brainpop.com/bp-jr-topic/rocks-and-minerals/
                     https://www.sciencespot.net/Pages/classearth.html
                     http://sciencenetlinks.com/esheets/rocks/
                     http://sciencenetlinks.com/search/?q=rocks&content_types=Lesson&csrfmiddlewaretoken=ebb51496961c3d626460382b362c29bd

        

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