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TsunamiReady is a voluntary community recognition program that promotes tsunami hazard preparedness as an active collaboration among federal, state/territorial and local emergency management agencies, community leaders and the public. The main goal of the program is to improve public safety...
On this web site students can learn about science and nature. The site contains games, activities, information, and animations.
Here you will find a full list of links to free resources for science teachers of all grades.
Mars needs YOU! In the future, Mars will need all kinds of explorers, farmers, surveyors, teachers... but most of all YOU! Join us on the journey to Mars as we explore with robots and send humans there one day. Download a Mars poster that speaks to you. Be an Explorer!
"Places" is your next generation postcard. Instead of just seeing a still image of a place, you are invited to join an exciting ride through a 3D scenery of your choice. Below you find a small collection of places for you to check out. Take your kids on a helicopter ride over the Grand Canyon or...
This brochure lists reasons why earth science matters to everyone, from careers, to education. Spanish version available here.
This video from the American Chemistry Council highlights some of the ways chemistry is involved in keeping our water supply flowing and our drinking water safe. Did you know that aluminum and chloride salts remove impurities to keep water clean? Or that phosphate-based chemistries and epoxy...
This report lists misconceptions on: science itself; earth's setting; earth's structure; plate tectonics; earthquakes; mineral and rock terms; volcanoes; paleomagnetism; ocean systems; river systems; deserts; groundwater and karst systems; glacial systems; climate; and greenhouse warming.
These data describe land cover type, and are based on 10 years (2001-2010) of Collection 5.1 MCD12Q1 land cover type data. The map is generated by choosing, for each pixel, the land cover classification with the highest overall confidence from 2001-2010, as described in Broxton et al., 2014. As...
Description of geoscience careers with links to job sources
This site has a slife show about 10 different facts about Earth and space. It is a great eye-opener and a great learning resource.
Iain Stewart looks at some of the world's most dramatic earthquakes and reveals the stories and science behind them. In seconds, these powerful forces of nature which cannot be predicted or prevented can shake a town to destruction and shift the landscape forever. We discover why quakes can last...
This link produces short, engaging video snippets called "15 Second Science." They cover mostly marine and environmental science topics, but are ever-expanding. These videos are great to play before introducing a lesson, or reviewing for a test.
The earthquake that struck San Francisco on April 18, 1906 remains one of the strongest and most significant earthquakes in US history. The fire that developed in its aftermath brought the city to its knees. This collection presents links to images, films, panoramas and animations about the...
This piece of work is a bird's eye view of the history [of above and below ground nuclear testing] by scaling down a month length of time into one second. The blinking light, sound and the numbers on the world map show when, where and how many experiments each country have conducted.
A visualization of earthquake waves traveling both through Earth's interior and radiating outward on the surface.
Watch a tsunami hit the shores of Japan and see how it affects the shoreline as the water destroys everything in its path.
Open House by the Department of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (every two years); Location: Manoa, HI
The Astronomical Society of the Pacific brings you information and resources about 2017 solar eclipses. Search through annual conference information, resource guides, ASP Mercury magazine articles, ASP Astronomy Beat articles, solar eclipse products, and Night Sky Network Eclipse 2017 resources...
Thanks to the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (with additional help from Google,) 2 million pairs of eclipse glasses were distributed free through public libraries in anticipation of this August’s solar eclipse. More than 2,000 public libraries received a package of free glasses, plus an...
Find many useful animations on all topics related to astronomy, such as: Patterns in the Sky and Motions of Earth, Gravity and Orbits, Light, Tools of the Astronomer, A Brief History of the Solar System, The Terrestrial Planets and Earth's Moon, Atmosphere's of the Terrestrial Planets, Gravity...
Discover the best websites where you can access free gemology courses online! we list the best places for gemological resources here for your convenience.
This downloadable poster presents a picture of Mount St. Helens and 30 cool facts about it.
These global land cover layers are the product of a collaboration between USGS and the University of Maryland, Department of Geographical Sciences. Thirty meter resolution raster data layers for circa 2010 tree cover and bare ground and a persistent surface water layer 2000-2012, have been...
This stunning tablet and iPad enabled resource gives you an interactive globe og the Earth with a wide range of geographic, demographic, and statistical maps.
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