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This activity, which can be performed by the teacher and an assistant, or by students working in pairs, shows the... see more

The SeaWIFS project uses space technology to study phytoplankton. Site contains: The Living Ocean Teacher's Guide, a... see more

Even with the waves lapping at their feet, few people consider ocean currents and their importance to global climate.... see more

In this lesson, students will build a tabletop village and visualize the relative height and impacts of a tsunami.... see more

This website features teaching activities that explore the ways currents are mapped and how they affect us. Includes... see more

Wetlands along the southern coastlines of the United States serve as natural blocks to approaching hurricanes, starving... see more

This video segment shows how scientists collaborate to collect and chemically analyze samples of molten lava as part of... see more

This NOVA television broadcast examines the rare 'supertwister', an extreme tornado classed F4 or F5 on the Fujita scale.... see more

This activity is designed to have students explore the physical characteristics of a hypothetical region through the use... see more

This page features opinion surveys, challenge questions, questionnaires and true/false quizzes. Students can participate... see more

An innovative website where customers order from a realistic sushi bar menu to learn about international fisheries... see more

In this lesson, students explore the use of storm-tracking technologies, research how natural disasters are predicted,... see more

This interactive resource adapted from the National Park Service explains the difference between explosive or effusive... see more

For the past 100 million years, redeposited sediment has gradually increased the size of the Mississippi River Delta. But... see more

Long before the devastating December 2004 Indian Ocean event, tsunamis had already been implicated in the widespread... see more

This resource introduces students to the idea of saline water. Topics include how saline water is defined and how... see more

Tides, currents, shelf slope, and geologic history all influence how coastline features are broken down or built up.... see more

This video segment adapted from NOVA shows a dramatic landscape created by relatively recent rock-forming activity in the... see more

In spite of the unpredictability of volcanoes, scientists have learned to read the many signs they display prior to an... see more

Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and other Gulf Coast communities when it blew ashore on August 29, 2005. This... see more

This interactive lesson from NOVA Online shows how the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami was triggered, how its waves traveled... see more

This collection provides a wide array of visual resources and supporting material about the December 26, 2004 Indian... see more

The Simplified Image Management and Processing Learning Environment for Science (SIMPLE Science) aims to create resources... see more

This portal provides links to selected United States Geological Survey (USGS) educational resources that may be useful to... see more