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Exploring Geology Using the Internet

Purpose of Today's Workshop 

Today's workshop will focus on using the Internet in the study of geology. You will begin with hands-on exploration of a wide range of Internet-based resources, from live earthquake data to collaboration with geologists and volcanologists at the U.S. Geological Survey. Several curriculum projects will be introduced.  As a result of this workshop, you will be prepared to use Internet-based geology resources in your classrooms.

Introductory Lesson

  • Virtual Earthquake -- Learn how to locate an earthquake's epicenter and how the Richter magnitude is determined

Classroom Geology Projects that Use Real Time Data

Examples of Collaborative Geology Projects

Find Schools to Collaborate with on Geology Projects

Consulting Experts in the Field

Take a Geology Field Trip!

Earthquake Resources

Volcano Resources

Rock and Mineral Resources

Other Great Geology Resources

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