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This unit uses three lessons to introduce students to the basics of how earthquakes work and why they occur. They will... see more

In this activity, students plot daily earthquake locations on a world map. They will understand that earthquakes are not... see more

This is the second page of a three part brief review of the history of the Earth. It covers the time from the end of the... see more

This unit introduces students to the development of the theory of continental drift. They will examine the early work of... see more

This activity gives students practice and a chance to develop expertise in using the test for hardness in identifying... see more

Earth's surface has changed in countless ways during the 4.6 billion years since it formed, and it continues to change... see more

Tsunamis are the result of processes that shape the Earth's surface: earthquakes, volcanic events, and landslides. People... see more

This interactive feature explains Darwin's theory of how low-lying coral islands called atolls form in tropical seas from... see more

This poster summarizes common uses of mineral resources in our homes, offices, and equipment we use daily. It shows a... see more

This identification key has been designed to assist teachers, students, or collectors in the identification of rocks. It... see more

In this activity, students will learn to measure the density of various minerals. The activity will reinforce the... see more

In this activity, students will identify an assemblage of fossils, determine their age, evaluate the fossil population,... see more

This guide provides introductory information about rocks and minerals. Topics include some of the common rock-forming... see more

In this activity, students are introduced to sequencing and geologic time through relative dating techniques. Students... see more

In this activity, students, individually or in teams, have a set amount of time to collect as many specific elements,... see more

In this activity, students will learn the properties of cleavage and fracture (how minerals break when struck with a... see more

This interactive lesson on metamorphic rocks starts with a review of the rock cycle and goes on to describe the... see more

This tutorial is part of the series of investigations and visualizations on the "Exploring Earth" website, which was... see more

This teaching box is an online assemblage of related learning concepts that focus on teaching students about how and why... see more

In this activity, students learn about the different types of seismic waves in an environment they can control. Using an... see more

This tutorial instructs students on how to create simulations of P- and S-waves by using simple materials; a Slinky toy... see more

This site shows how to make paper models representing simple faults and illustrating some of the landforms associated... see more

In this exercise, learners will plot earthquake hypocenters along a cross-section in an attempt to 'image' a fault deep... see more