Geoscience Homework Help

NATIONAL LIBRARY FOR THE ENVIRONMENT-full-text reports on the environment with topics like Air, Water, Climate, Stratospheric Ozone, Pollution, and many more.

GEOSCIENCE K-12-an ongoing project to see what relevant K-12 GeoScience resources are available "out there".

VOLCANO HAZARDS PROGRAM-from the US Geological Survey -reducing the risk from volcano hazards.

VOLCANO LIVE- bursting with constantly updated information on all things volcanic. Check out live volcano cams. Latest News.

VOLCANO WORLD-to provide authoritative information about volcanoes to kids and others, with a human touch.

GEOLOGICAL TIME MACHINE- learn about the geological time periods from Precambrian Time to the Cenozoic Era and everything between.

GEOLOGICAL EVOLUTION OF EARTH - images of the Earth's geologic evolution from 510 million years ago to the present.

WATER SCIENCE FOR SCHOOLS - information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps. Site from the USGS.

GEOPHYSICS RESOURCES- a list of places on the Web to find information on all aspects of this science.
EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE-The U.S. Geological Survey maintains this registry of Earth and Environmental Science Internet resources as a service to the research community.

GEOSCIENCE INFO CENTER-latest news- updated regularly.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ONLINE-Home site of the world famous magazine.

EARTHQUAKES-World-Wide Earthquake Locator: Global Earthquake Report

LATEST EARTHQUAKE Information from the USGS.

ACID RAIN-air pollution from the burning of fossil fuels is the major cause of acid rain.

PRIMER ON ACID RAIN- How it is measured and what are its effects.

ACID RAIN - On-line data and reports on acid rain, atmospheric deposition and precipitation chemistry from the USGC.

COMPOSTING- Its science and engineering from Cornell University.

EARTHSHOTS-Earthshots is a collection of satellite images which show how our environment has changed over the last 20 years. Excellent site.

OCEANOGRAPHY RESOURCES-from NOAA-large list of links.

NCAR-The National Center for Atmospheric Research-plan, organize, and conduct atmospheric and related research programs.

LIST OF SITES OF ECOLOGICAL INTEREST-a site that has a large list of sites dealing with Ecology.

HALL OF GEOGRAPHY-find geography resources for K-12 educators and students.

WORLD CLIMATE-What the weather is
normally like for tens of thousands
of places worldwide! Search by city.

GOBAL WARMING- What is the problem? How serious is it? What's being done?

WEATHER CHANGES- from USA Today, the best-available, current scientific information.

EL NINO-everything you need to know-from Environmental News Network.

WHAT IS EL NINO?-excellent site from USA Today.

WHAT IS LA NINA?-the past year's El Niño has evolved into its oceanic counterpart, La Niña.

LA NINA FAQ's-from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

SEVERE WEATHER- answers to the 15 most asked homework questions cornerning hurricanes and tornados.

TORNADO FAQ- answers to questions about tornados.

THE ATMOSPHERE-using real world data, whenever possible, to discover the general nature of the earth's atmosphere.

SUNRISE-SUNSET-Table of Sunrise - Sunset, Moonrise - Moonset, or Twilight Times for an Entire Year.

TSUNAMI-An interactive, on-line, tsunami information resource.

THE GREAT WAVE-to increase awareness and knowledge of tsunamis.

RAIN FOREST Encyclopedia- Rain forests are truly magical places. Learn all about them at this site. RAIN FOREST PROJECT-dedicated to re-greening the world one tree at a time.

RAIN FOREST - Help with Rainforest School Reports from rain-tree.com

ANIMALS OF THE RAINFOREST - This web site was developed by the 1999 6th grade class at Midlakes Middle School as a direct result of their involvement in the Jason X Project.

NATURE EXPLORER-"Your Internet Guide To The World Of Nature"

THIS DYNAMIC EARTH - "The Story of Plate Tectonics" - complete text and figures from this book published by the U.S. Geological Survey.

POLLUTANTS SCORECARD- Just enter your ZIP Code and find out what pollutants are being released into your community and who is responsible.

NATIONAL SEVERE STROMS LABORATORY-dedicated to improving severe weather warnings and forecasts.

OLYMPIC RAIN FOREST-located in the State of Washington one of the most lush, beautiful virgin forests on Earth.

CARTOGRAPHY-on-line, interactive information on selected aspects of cartography- guide to the classification of maps, how maps are used, etc.

HOW TO USE A COMPASS - title says it all. Excellent site.

EARTH NET-a virtual resource centre of earth science resource information and contacts for students, teachers and home educators.

UNDERSTANDING OUR PLANET-This U.S.Geological Survey site shows how chemists and geologists use analytical chemistry to determine the age of the Earth.

FOSSIL FUELS - What are they? Where do they come from? - MORE ON FOSSIL FUEL

GLACIERS - explores nearly all aspects of glaciers.

GEOTHERMAL ENERGY - What is it? How does it work? What can it do for you?

GEO SOURCE-to serve the academic community in the field of geography, geoscience and environmental science. Over 4350 lnks.

CANADIAN TOPOGRAPHICAL MAPS - Title says it all.

MI-NET - K-12 Marine Topics, Oceanography and more.

GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM - outlines the system's development, capabilities, and applications.

MAJOR BIOMES OF THE WORLD - the distribution and nature of the world's major biomes.

EARTHQUAKES - contains general interest earthquake information.

SEISMIC INTENSITY SCALES - A scale of seismic intensity is a way of measuring or rating the effects of an earthquake.

NATURAL HAZARDS - Earthquakes, Valcanoes, Tsunamis, Winds, Tornadoes, Hurricanes, Floods, and more.

AURORAS - What do they look like? What makes them happen? Where can you see them?

THE WORLD OF MAPS- maps and more maps - Links to catalogues of map holdings, map collections and map archives.

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