Using the reputable sources provided, students create brochures for California's volcanoes. http://www.teachertech.us/ilp/calgeology/volcanoes.htm
This is a complete lesson plan on plate tectonics and volcanism. Lists standards.
NASA Scientific Visualization Studio offers a wonderful collection of images which illustrate weather, climate change, astronomical events and bodies, and more.
The National Park Service's website on Lassen documents the history and setting of the park's volcanoes, and offers guides to volcanic rocks and minerals, articles, hazard assessments, and more.
Your Planet Earth offers PowerPoint slides, lecture notes, and activities on volcanoes, plate tectonics, dinosaurs, climate change, resources, Earth history, rocks and minerals, and evolution.
The USGS offers an online booklet and a companion hi-resolution map for educating on plate tectonics and volcanoes.
The U.S. Geological Survey's website features recent volcano monitoring information, hazards info and preparation, webcams, photos, fact sheets, articles, activities, and more.
This San Diego State University website contains information on eruptions, types of volcanoes, notable volcanoes, and volcanic moons and planets.
Oregon State University maintains Volcano World: a volcano database, as well as articles, lesson plans, and student sections and activities. Topics covered include volcanism, rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, earthquakes, fossils, and Earth history.
The United States Geological Survey maintains this site focusing on the volcanic Cascade Range of western North America. In this resource you can find information on monitoring, hazards, maps, graphics, and specific volcanoes.
The companion website to the PBS documentary "Savage Earth" features articles, animations, video clips, and images about plate tectonics and their resulting phenomena, including earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes.
Nice visual displaying the geologic hazards at volcanoes by the United States Geological Survey (USGS)
The Michigan Technological University has a great volcanoes page. Lots of great information and links - an excellent resource to get started learning about volcanoes!
Doomsday Volcanoes is a great 30-minute video from PBS' NOVA that explores if the explosion of Iceland's ticking time bombs could cause cold and famine worldwide.
Keep track of atmospheric CO2 concentrations via the NOAA observing station at the top of Mauna Loa on the island of Hawaii. Mauna Loa NOAA
The Encyclopedia of Earth is a wonderful reference from the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society. For example, it has an excellent section on Biodiversity and many other topics in life science. The Encyclopedia of Earth is affiliated with The Encyclopedia...
Students investigate the interconnectedness of Earth's water reservoirs by learning about the hydrosphere. They then discuss ways in which humans are connected to and alter those reservoirs, especially the ocean. Our Hydrosphere