Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire
An online exhibit of information and images from the 1906 earthquake and fire.
Carleton College/NAGT materials1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Visualizations
This collection presents links to images, films, panoramas and animations about the earthquake and fire.
USGSA Comparison of Two Bay Area Earthquakes: 1989 v. 1906
Investigate the shaking intensity and magnitude of these two earthquakes.
Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (MCEER)Building a Shake Table
discussion and lesson plans
USGSCan It Happen Here?
Could a large damaging tsunami happen in the United States?
USGSChile (02/27/2010) Educational Slide Set
Educational slideset for the 02/27/2010 Chile Earthquake( Download PDF)
TASA Graphic ArtsDigital Online Geology - Earthquakes
Online version of "Earthquakes" by Edward
J. Tarbuck, Frederick K. Lutgens, and Dennis Tasa. This informative chapter about earthquakes has images, text, quizzes, and narrated animations explaining what happens when earthquakes occur.
Purdue Univ.Earth Science Education Activities
a wealth of excellent hands-on activities for teaching about earthquakes, volcanoes, seismic waves, plate tectonics, earth structure, seismic waves, convection, seismometers and more!
USGSEarthquake 101 Powerpoint Slideshow Download
a complete PowerPoint show for the basics
USGSEarthquake Booms, Seneca Guns, and Other Sounds
An examination of strange and unexplained sounds that are sometimes heard accompanying earthquakes.
Univ. of Nevada, RenoEarthquake Effects in Kobe, Japan
discussion and lots of photos and images of the effects of the Kobe, Japan earthquake
USGSEarthquake Facts & Earthquake Fantasy
Companion to "Earthquakes, Megaquakes, and the Movies"
USGSEarthquake Hazards on the Island of Hawaii
summary of earthquake hazards in Hawaii
USGSEarthquake Science Explained
A series of short articles for students, teachers, and parents originally published as weekly features in The San Francisco Chronicle. This USGS General Information Product presents some of the new understanding gained and scientific advances made in the century since the Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake.
BerkeleyEarthquake Videos and Animations
a wide variety of videos created by the Berkeley outreach team, which include earthquake simulations, earthquake safety videos, and presentations by their seismologists
Carleton College/NAGT materialsEarthquake Visualizations
Animations showing seismograph operation, tsunami, P and S Waves, earthquake focus versus epicenter, and actual footage of an earthquake.
general overview of earthquakes, online USGS general interest publication
USGSEarthquakes, MegaQuakes, and the Movies
discussion about facts versus fantasies
USGS & many other organizationsEchando Raices en Tierra de Terremotos
Este manual provee información sobre por qué nos deben preocupar los terremotos en el Sur de California, qué debemos hacer para estar seguros y reducir el daño, y también qué debemos saber de lo básico sobre terremotos.
USGSEducational slides for the M7.0 January 12, 2010 and M8.8 February 27, 2010 Chile earthquakes
Details on the rupture of the two earthquakes, the shaking distribution, aftershock zone, estimated fatality numbers, and comparisons between the two.Slides with notes
MCEERGreat 1906 Earthquake & Fires of San Francisco, The
Documentation of the event, the devastation, and the social and economic impacts through a collection of scholarly research, personal anecdotes, and historical photographs
USGSGroundwater Effects from Earthquakes
A description of the potential effects of earthquakes on groundwater and wells.
USGSHazards 101, Earthquake
The basics of how the USGS National Earthquake Hazard Maps are made.
USGSHigh Quality Earthquake Animations
Simulations of earthquake ruptures that were run on the supercomputers at Caltech's Center for Advanced Computing Research
PTV ProductionsInsideDisaster - The Haiti Earthquake
wholistic view of the effects and response to the Haiti earthquake, both scientific and societal
DLESELiving in Earthquake Country-Teaching Box
Explores how and why earthquakes cause damage, seismic waves, the ability of scientists to predict the likelihood and severity of earthquakes at specific locations, the difference between magnitude and intensity, the occurrence of earthquakes along patches of planar faults, and the potential damage caused by earthquakes such as landslides, liquefaction, or structural failure.
DLESELiving in Earthquake Country: A Teaching Box
7 lessons with the goal of teaching students about how and why earthquakes cause damage. Explores seismic waves, the ability of scientists to predict the likelihood and severity of earthquakes at specific locations, the difference between magnitude and intensity, the occurrence of earthquakes along patches of planar faults, and the potential damage caused by earthquakes such as landslides, liquefaction, or structural failure.
USGSPodcasts by USGS about Earthquakes
Collection of USGS CoreCasts (audio) about a variety of earthquake topics and issues.
USGSPutting Down Roots in Earthquake Country - Central US edition
Earthquakes and preparedeness in the Central US
USGS & many other organizationsPutting Down Roots in Earthquake Country - NCA edition
Earthquakes and preparedeness in northern California
USGS & Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC)Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country - SCA edition
Earthquakes and preparedness in southern California
Utah Seismic Safety CommissionPutting Down Roots in Earthquake Country - Utah edition
Earthquakes and prepardeness in Utah
Risk awareness and mitigation information for businesses.
USGSSan Andreas Fault at Wallace Creek
Interactive, 360 degree panorama of the San Andreas Fault. Aerial photos of the fault taken from a kite.
University of Illinois ExtensionShake, Rattle, and Slide
Lessons, activities, and slide shows about earthquakes, volcanoes, and glaciers.
PBS-NOVAThe Wave that Shook the World
Online companion to the NOVA broadcast with excellent animations, Q&anmp;A, images, and lesson plans for teachers.
USGSTohoku, Japan 2011 M9.0 Educational Slides
Educational slides for the 2011 Tohoku,Japan M9.0 Earthquake ( PDF version
The Why FilesTsunamis
short news piece with images
The Why FilesUnderstanding Quakes
description, photos, and graphics of earthquake basics and effects of earthquakes in Turkey
UPSeis, Univ. of MichiganUPSeis Seismology Questions Answered
magnitudes, research, locations, seismic waves, and all the basics explained, as well as preparedness and hazards