NASA Scientific Visualization Studio

NASA Scientific Visualization Studio offers a wonderful collection of images which illustrate weather, climate change, astronomical events and bodies, and more.

Lassen Volcanic National Park

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

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.  

USGS Volcano Hazards Program

The U.S. Geological Survey's website features recent volcano monitoring information, hazards info and preparation, webcams, photos, fact sheets, articles, activities, and more.  

How Volcanoes Work by SDSU

This San Diego State University website contains information on eruptions, types of volcanoes, notable volcanoes, and volcanic moons and planets.  

OSU Volcano World

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.  

USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory

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.  

Savage Earth by PBS

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.  

MTU Volcanoes Page

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

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.

Atmospheric CO2

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

Encyclopedia of Earth Exploration

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...

National Geographic Education: Our Hydrosphere

National Geographic Education: Our Hydrosphere

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