Inside the Restless Earth: Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes and Volcanoes

Online Chapter Study & Review
Chapter 4 - Plate Tectonics
Chapter 5 - Earthquakes
Chapter 6 - Volcanoes
 
Daily Earthquake Report from USGS
 
 
General Information
PBS: The Savage Earth
National Geographic - Forces of Nature
VEI Chart - Rate the Eruption
 
   
Plate Tectonics Animation Sites
PBS: Mountain Maker, Earth Shaker  - Click on Plate Tectonics Activity on that page-- it's cool!
Geology: Plate Tectonics Plate Tectonics Animations - 1
Plate Tectonics Plate Tectonics Animations - 2
Wikipedia: Plate Tectonics  
 

Earthquakes

Daily Earthquake Report from USGS Earthquake Fundamentals

USGS Earthquakes - Student Page

Earthquake PowerPoint

USGS - Recent Quakes

IRIS Seismic Monitor
The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network IRIS - Earthquake Maps

 

Musical Plates
Musical Plates - How Do Volcanoes Fit In? VolcanoWorld.org
Update on Current Volcanic Activity around the World

Volcano Live: Volcano News - John Seach - Volcano Early Warning Program
Monitoring worldwide volcanic activity.

 
Volcano Links
National Geographic - Volcanoes Volcanoes.com*
USGS - Learn About Volcanoes MTU - Volcanoes Page
USGS - Glossary of Volcano Terminology Smithsonian Institute/ USGS - Global Volcanism Program
USGS - Volcano Hazards, Features. and Terminology Global Volcanism Program - Volcanoes of the World
USGS - Volcanoes John Seach - Volcano Live
USGS - Living with Volcanoes Pompeii: Create your own volcano
UND & Space.edu - Volcano World Discovery Channel: Last Days of Pompeii
UND & Space.edu - Volcano World's Kids' Door Volcano Names - How did they get their names?
Volcanoes -- lots of links to explore from this page! Volcanoes and History
Volcanoes--Can We Predict Volcanic Eruptions? Volcanoes in Legends and Myths
NOVA: Volcano Under the City Climb a Volcano
The "Plus" Side of Volcanoes  
America's Volcanic Past  
Visit a Volcano  
   
Mount St. Helens Links
USGS - Volcano Cam*
USGS - Current Seimiscity*
USGS - Cascade Range Current Update*
USGS - Current Eruption 2005*
USGS - 2004-2005 Eruption Chronology*
USGS - Before, During & After the 1980 Eruption
USGS - Mount St. Helens
USGS - Mount St. Helens, Washington
USGS - A Collection of Pictures Wikipedia - Mount St. Helens - General Information
A Tale of Two Volcanoes (Mount St. Helens and Kilauea) Wikipedia - Mount St. Helens - The 1980 Eruption
The Many Faces of Mount St. Helens Questions (and Answers) about Mount St. Helens
Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument Photo Gallery of Mount St. Helens - September 2004 activity
   
Mount Vesuvius
Mount Vesuvius Web Cam
Volcano World - Vesuvius, Italy - 1
Volcano World - Vesuvius, Italy  - 2
Mount Vesuvius
PBS/Nova:  In the Deadly Shadow of Vesuvius
John Seach - Mount Vesuvius
The 79 AD Eruption of Mount Vesuvius
Galenet - Pompeii Destroyed by Vesuvius  
HarcourtSchool - Vesuvius  
Tsunamis
PBS:  Wave That Shook the World Document: Tsunami Warning Systems in the United States (turn sound down)
Discovery Times: Tsunami More Tsunami Wave Data

Aerial and Satellite Images of Disaster Locations
(scroll down)

Washington Military Department Document: Tsunami

Index page of Tsunami Links

National Geographic Kids: Tsunami

BrainPop: Tsunamis

Tsunami Wave Data

Before and After Tsunami Photos -- incredible!
 
Geothermal Energy
USGS - Geothermal Energy Geothermal Energy - Geothermal Education Office
Diagram of Geothermal Energy at Work Geothermal Energy Facts
 
Disaster Preparedness
FEMA for Kids - Disaster Preparedness  
 

Study pages to download and print:

Resources for Research:
Assignment Sheet * Every Place Has Its Faults
Vocabulary Sheet * Fault Motion
Fact Sheet * Types of Faults
Major Tectonic Plates Map * Earthquakes
Background Information:
* Earthquake Fundamentals
* Earthquakes - A PowerPoint Show
* Faults
* Where Do Earthquakes Happen?
  * Faults and Earthquakes
  * Three Types of Faults
  * How Earthquakes Work
   

 


Top of Page

Not Responsible for information found by linking  beyond this web site.
Site authored & maintained by lrbrodeur@gmail.com