Earthquakes and Volcanoes

January 20, 2007

 

Additions: 1/22/07

The trench on the Hayward fault in Fremont is closed.

The Bay Area Has Its Faults Activity

Viscosity Activity

Understanding Volcanic Hazards Video - Questions

Tsunami Activity


Virtual Earthquake: An online version of epicenter location exercise

 

 

Earthquakes

1. On-line exercise

    Links

    http://tlc.discovery.com/convergence/quakes/interactives/makeaquake.html

     http://quake.abag.ca.gov/pickcity.html

      htttp://www.ci.seattle.wa.us/projectimpact/pages/interactive/EQ-game.htm

 

   On-line earthquakes activity- Word Document 

2.   Magnitude vs. Intensity Activity - USGS

     http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learning/teachers/Mag_vs_Int_Pkg.pdf

 

3.  Other Resources

        http://www.pbs.org/wnet/savageearth/

 

  Volcanoes

1. Build Your Own Volcano

    Link: 

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/forcesofnature/interactive/index.html?section=v

Build Your Own Volcano - Word document

2.  Other resources

Understanding Volcanicl Hazards Video - Ordering Information

http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/06fire/welcome.html
The 2006 Submarine Ring of Fire expedition is the third in a series of explorations of the submarine volcanoes lying along the Mariana Arc

VolcanoWorld including a "Kid's Door"

Michigan Tech's Volcano Page

How Volcanoes Work

USGS Volcanoes!  Teacher's Guide and Lessons

What Are Volcanic Hazards? USGS Fact Sheet

Seismic/Eruption Teaching Modules

Volcanoes and Weather - USGS

USGS Cascades Volcanoes Observatory (CVO)

CVO Maps and Graphics

Photoglossary of Volcano Terms - USGS

Earthforce! In the Core from the Franklin Institute

 

 

 

 

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