Does the Timeline Really Look Like? Plotting Geologic Events on a
This site from the Department of Geology and Environmental Science at
James Madison University has tutorials on minerals, rocks, plate
tectonics, and the geologic evolution of Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic
This companion site to a Houghton Mifflin college text on geology
features sections on geologic events of the day, geology on the news,
and links to a wide variety of geology resources nicely organized by
National Geophysical Data
You will find geophysical data and resources describing the sea floor,
solid earth, and solar-terrestrial environment, including Earth
observations from space at this site from NOAA .
Astrogeology Research Program
Learn about the research being done to explore geology beyond the
This site from Great Britian has tutorials, images, games, and forums.
US Geological Survey:
You will find a wealth of resources on geology here including
interactive maps, data, reseach news, and more. This site provides link
to programs with in the agency. Be sure to check for student and
teacher resoures as you explore.
US Geological Survey
You will find resources for teachers and students here, including
lesson plans and activities, sub-web sites on rocks, natural hazards,
and natural resources. You can ask a geologist a question, explore
careers in science, and lots more.
The Earth from Space
View images of the Earth taken during NASA missions. You can search for
images by city, landscape feature, or weather. This site is part of a
larger NASA collection of 400,000 photos, Astronaut Photography of Earth ,
that features photographs taken from 1961 to today.
Meteor craters, the fall colors in New England, and glaciers. Get a
birds-eye view of these and other features of the Earth at this site
Science Picture of the Day
The title says it all. View a different earth science based photo,
imagery, graphic, or artwork everyday. You can browse the archives back
to September 2000.
Talk about hot sites! This site
from Australian Volcanologist John Seach has volcano news, images,
facts, webcams, images and lots more! If it has anything to do with
volcanoes, you'll find it here! There is even a section for kids with
lesson plans, facts, and more.
Everything you need to know about volcanos can be found here! You can
track current erruptions, find out what happened today in Volcano
History, locate volcanos around the world and lots more. The site has
special sections for teachers and students.
You'll find sections on earthquakes and volcanos at this site from the
Federal Emergency Management Agency.
This site features maps to illustrate the plate tectonic development of
the ocean basins and continents, as well as the changing distribution
of land and sea during the past 1100 million years.
National Atlas of the United States
You can create a wide-varitey of demographic, economic, socialogical,
geological, biological, and political maps. You can also explore the
geology of the United States with an interactive topographical map.
Geological Time Machine
Take a trip through the geologic timeline at this site from the
University of California, Berkeley Museum of Paleontology.
Playing with Time
This site features time-lapse movies of everything from the blink of an
eye (5/10th of a second) to the creation of today's continents from the
single land mass Pangaea (240 million years). When you've finished
viewing the movies go to the activities center to sequence events in
time! If you want to learn how to create your own time-lapse images,
visit the toolkit section.
Earth Like a
Learn how plate tectonics shaped and is shaping the Earth at this site
from the Scripps Institute of Oceanography.
of the Future
Learn about plate tectonics and the geologic timeline at this site from
Wheeling Jesuit University and NASA Classroom of the Future.
Rocks and Minerals
Field Guide to
This site from the San Diego Natural History Museum has illustrated
guides to minerals, games, and more.