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This educational and research facility is a partnership of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge (the world's... see more

Scripps' new e-magazine "explorations" informs and educates the public, alumni, the scientific community, and Scripps'... see more

The Virginia Institute of Marine Science offers a variety of summer volunteer and intern opportunities for students.... see more

In this activity, students assume the role of a geologist prospecting for copper deposits. From the background material,... see more

In this activity, students will participate in a simulated fossil hunt or archeological excavation. Working in groups,... see more

Until recently, people living in a volcano's shadow had little help in predicting eruptions. In the past 300 years,... see more

This set of multimedia resources, produced for the NOVA television broadcast 'Mass Extinction', explains mass extinctions... see more

This abbreviated explanation of the subject of plate tectonics is divided into several parts. The first section, entitled... see more

This is a brief overview of the Theory of Plate Tectonics. According to the theory, the Earth's surface layer, or... see more

This activity will demonstrate to students how geologists determine the absolute age of rocks or minerals. Students will... see more

This field activity helps reinforce the idea that all surface features on the earth were formed by some type of process.... see more

This unit provides an introduction for younger students on earthquakes, volcanoes, and how they are related. Topics... see more

In the early 1900s, most geologists thought that Earth's appearance, including the arrangement of the continents, had... see more

This unit introduces younger students to the concept of relative versus absolute time and how geologists determine the... see more

This unit provides younger students with an introduction to rocks and minerals. Topics include the definition of a... see more

Continents were once thought to be static, locked tight in their positions in Earth's crust. Similarities between distant... see more

Volcanoes provide spectacular evidence that we are living on a dynamic planet, where land can be created or destroyed... see more

Not so long ago, people living near volcanoes had little that might help them to anticipate an eruption. A deep rumble, a... see more

Ocean basins are filled with loose sediments, which are the products of erosion. This sediment originates inland and is... see more

According to theory of plate tectonics, Earth is an active planet -- its surface is composed of many individual plates... see more

Most people will never see the eruption of an active volcano. Even so, evidence of these dramatic displays can be found... see more

The Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development Project (MMSD) is a completed, independent two-year project of research... see more

This class handout contains maps and background information about the mid-continent rift system. The summary of the... see more

In this activity, students explore the 'stick-slip' mechanism of earthquake generation. They will learn about the... see more