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Start the lesson or unit with some great animations explaining earthquakes, from PBS Savage Earth series, online. After... see more

Short animations that show the direction in which the force is applied to form each type of fault. Hanging wall and foot... see more

This activity models the theory and processes of radiometric age-dating of rocks. Also included is a C-14 age-dating... see more

A "Bill Nye" style demo on explaining the rock cycle using crayons, very cute and students could possibly do the... see more

According to Textbook Revolution, a student-run site “dedicated to increasing the use of free educational materials by... see more

Teach students about P-waves and S-waves by having them model them with their own bodies.

An online course on California Geology. Starts with some basic geology then presents specific geology found in... see more

This website contains short courses in Earth Science that are based on California Science state standards from 6th to 9th... see more

A fun and easy way for students to learn about the volcanism on the West Coast. Students cut out and place in order the... see more

exercise ideas for teaching all grade levels the basics of contouring and topo maps. This seems to be a harder topic for... see more

This is a STAIR model for review purposes of Plate Tectonics.  Topics include Continental Drift, Seafloor Sreading,... see more

engage students through dynamic curricular resources like Discovery Education streaming Plus and Discovery Education... see more

The Earth Science Reference Tables (ESRT) is an invaluable tool to the earth science student. It contains important... see more

This is a StAIR project for Earth Science Review. This particular StAIR (Stand-Alone Instructional Resources) covers... see more

Simulate convergent, transform and divergent boundaries with your mouse. Information is also provided.

This site has nice moving videos of the types of earth quakes.

This is a free online textbook offered by Saylor Foundation. 'Essentials of Geographic Information Systems integrates key... see more

This site has a short explanation about the San Andreas Fault and expands on the information through links to other... see more

Exploring Earth is a useful website containing several different types of educational resources.  There are Data Centers,... see more

In this lab, students measure a topographic and geologic cross-section across a floodplain by simple surveying and... see more

The instructor uses a series of games to help students identify and answer questions about fossils. The game grows more... see more

This resource provides an overview of the distribution and occurrence of stone walls in New England. Topics include what... see more

CA Earth Science standards 3 c and d - What are the sources of heat energy within the Earth? Covers: stress and strain,... see more

This survey course covers the fundamentals of geology and earth science, helping students understand how the Earth was... see more