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Games, puzzles and activities centered around nature and science for kids grades K-12.  Developed by the U.S. Geological... see more

'Students will examine plate tectonics, the different movements between boundaries, and the features they create.'

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

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

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

The Earth Through Time module examines our planet in terms of its major systems; the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere,... see more

The theory of plate tectonics explains the features of Earth’s surface, earthquakes and volcanoes.

In this introductory Excel tutorial (Activity I) students use Excel to explore the geodynamics model equation for ocean... see more

Students import ocean bathymetry data from text files, they then use Excel to graph these observations along with model... see more

In this role-playing scenario, students represent townspeople whose lives and livelihoods are endangered by an active... see more

Acid precipitation will be defined. At different points in the lesson students will write balanced reactions for the... see more

In this lesson students will describe global spatial patterns of human development using HDI rankings. Students will... see more

Students describe the hydrogeologic properties of different sedimentary and volcanic rocks.

Assemble a regional geologic history by compiling observations made a several sites.

Sarah Andrews is a geologist who has also written a series of successful mystery novels featuring (naturally) a geologist... see more

Studying rock types, weathering processes and human history in a cemetery.

A great on-line resource for introducing students to contour plots.

This page contains tutorials for a web-based GIS application. These tutorials include a 9:36 video, a teacher's guide,... see more

Students describe and interpret glacial features exposed in gravel pits and outcrops.

Students are divided into teams, each of which is given a list of instructions and a GPS unit, and sent to find certain... see more

The student will learn to use the module tutorial, identifying the query, measuring, eraser, information, and magnifying... see more

Students will study the oak savannah ecosystems in Oregon to determine the environmental conditions that support this... see more

In this activity, presented by the Lane Community College MAPS GIS Program, students will learn the concept of a digital... see more