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United States Geological Survey (USGS)
The Global Seismographic Network is a permanent digital network of state-of-the-art seismological and geophysical sensors connected by a telecommunications network, serving as a multi-use scientific facility and societal resource for monitoring, research, and education.
Resource Type: Data Sets, Teaching Media
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Includes an earthquake intensity location map of North America. Allows searches for specific earthquakes by city and state, so you can look up the intensity of historic earthquakes in your community.
Resource Type: Data Sets, Teaching Media
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Magnitude and Intensity measure different characteristics of earthquakes. Magnitude measures the energy released at the source of the earthquake. Magnitude is determined from measurements on seismographs. Intensity measures the strength of shaking produced by the earthquake at a certain location....
Resource Type: Curricula and Instruction, Curriculum Materials
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Did You Feel It? (DYFI) collects information from people who felt an earthquake and creates maps that show what people experience ad the extent of the damage.
Resource Type: Classroom Activities, Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
2014, United States Geological Survey (USGS)
This video will help you learn to read seismograms.
Resource Type: Teaching Media, Videos or Animations
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
2009, Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS)
Locating where an earthquake occured using the P-and S-wace arrival times of seismic waves to three different seismographs stations.
Resource Type: Teaching Media, Videos or Animations
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
2008, United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Volcanoes have been erupting in the Cascade Range for over 500,000 years. During the past 4,000 years eruptions have occurred at an average rate of about 2 per century. This chart shows 13 volcanoes on a map of Washington, Oregon, and northern California and time lines for each showing the ages of...
Resource Type: Curricula and Instruction, Curriculum Materials
Grade Level: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
This downloadable poster presents a picture of Mount St. Helens and 30 cool facts about it.
Resource Type: Curricula and Instruction, Curriculum Materials
Grade Level: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
This on-line edition contains the text from the original book in its entirety.
Resource Type: Curricula and Instruction, Curriculum Materials
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
It's About Time
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...
Resource Type: Curricula and Instruction, Curriculum Materials
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

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