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Earthforce

http://www.fi.edu/earth/earth.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Earthforce is the pushing and pulling in the core, crust, or water of the Earth that causes motion like eruptions, quakes, or floods.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1023

Earthquake Areas - USGS Maps

http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/recenteqs/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Earthquake Areas gives up-to-date information on recent quakes in California with links to other U.S. Geological Survey data. Standard 4.1.3, and 12.7.5

Comments: This is excellent up-to-date data on earthquakes in California.

Resource Type: Maps.

Resource ID: 1024

Glaciers and the Glacial Ages

http://www.uvm.edu/whale/GlaciersGlacialAges.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The landscape of Vermont, as well as the landscape of much of northern North America, Europe and Russia has been profoundly effected by glaciation over the last 1.5 million years. This database is a primer for learning about Glaciers and the Glacial Ages.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1384

Inca Mummies: Secrets of a Lost Empire

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/photography/galleries/inca/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Racing against bulldozers and development, archaeologist Guillermo Cock and his team worked to save hundreds of Inca mummies buried beneath Tupac Amaru, a Peruvian shantytown. See the mummies found so far and watch history unfold at this National Geographic site. Standards 7.7.1 and 7.7.2

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 983

Island Information

http://users.erols.com/jcalder/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are many interesting tidbits about the world's islands.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1784

The Big Empty

http://www.blm.gov/education/00_resources/articles/the_big_empty/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The Great Basin has long been thought of as vast and vacant. Mountain men, explorers and military expeditions crossed the Basin throughout the first half of the nineteenth century, most looking for something else, like a river passage to the sea. Wave after wave of emigrants moving to California and Oregon saw the Basin as a place to get through as quickly as possible. Learn about the environment of the Great Basin, including plants, animals, minerals, water, and damage that man has done in this region. Standard 5.8.2 and 5.8.4

Comments: The maps are excellent at this Bureau of Land Management site.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2969

Trip Through the Grand Canyon

http://www.photo.net/us/sw/grand-canyon-rafting

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Raft down the Colorado River through spectacular scenery of the Grand Canyon. See the geography of the region close up and wondrous.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3221

U.S. Highpoints Guide

http://www.americasroof.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has a map pinpointing the highest points in the U.S. by state. The state maps links to more statistics.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3254

Virtual Cave

http://www.goodearthgraphics.com/virtcave/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site describes and has pictures of the minerals found in various cave formations. There is also a list of caves in the U.S. open to visitors.

Comments: This material would be a useful either for a geography or geology class.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3356

Water Quality of San Francisco Bay

http://sfbay.wr.usgs.gov/access/wqdata/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The USGS has been collecting water quality data in San Francisco Bay for 30 years. This site provides information on data collection methods and the how and why of it. Data can be viewed interactively on the site, or downloaded.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3420

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