Incorporated Research Institutes for Seismology (IRIS)Animations & Interactive Animations of Seismology Fundamentals
animations illustrating the fundamentals of earthquakes and seismology
SUNY BinghamtonDemonstrations of Geophysical Principles Applicable to the Properties and Processes of the Earth's Interior
demonstrations with photos and graphics
part of a larger publication
Univ. of WisconsinEarth Science Course Notes & Graphics
Professor Steve Dutch's excellent online resources for earth sciences with great images for teaching; all the goodies are behind the "Notes" links
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!
NASAEarth Science Explorer
Oregon State UniversityEarth Science Lessons
lessons developed by an elementary school teacher, but good for all ages, slide-style with color diagrams and photographs
USGSEarth's Crust, The
how thick is the Earth's crust?
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)Earth's Interior & Plate Tectonics
overview with good graphics and lots of details
Oregon State UniversityEarth's Layers, The
slide-show type presentation
USGSEarthquake 101 Powerpoint Slideshow Download
a complete PowerPoint show for the basics
W.W. Norton and CompanyEssentials of Geology Animations
A collection of animations describing concepts of geology
Earth Science AustraliaGeological Processes & Structures
animations of various types
How Stuff WorksHow Earthquakes Work
description of the basics
Incorporated Research Institutes for Seismology (IRIS)Incorp. Research Institutes for Seismology (IRIS) Educator Webpages
resources and opportunities for educators
Houghton Mifflin Company College DivisionInside Geology - Chapter 11: Geophysical Properties of Planet Earth
companion webpages to the book chapter; links to numerous topical class lectures, web sites, references, news items, organizations, and glossaries
Carleton College/NAGT materialsPlate Tectonic Movement Visualizations
Visualizations and supporting material that can be used effectively to teach students about various geophysics topics. Visualizations include simple animations, GIS-based animated maps, paleogeographic maps and globes, as well as numerous illustrations and photos.
USGSSea-Floor Spreading and Subduction, How to Build a Model Illustrating
Three-dimensional, cut-and-paste paper model illustrating sea-floor spreading and subduction.
Arizona State UniversitySeismology Teaching Resources
Educational page with seismo links, diagrams, animations, and other teaching resources.
Blackwell PublishingSeismology, Earthquakes, and Earth Structure, An Introduction to
online companion to the textbook by Seth Stein and Michael Wysession with electronic versions of all images and access to homework problems and solutions; also includes errata
Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (MCEER)Soil & Earthquakes
Institute for Crustal StudiesTectonic Geomorphology: Figures
Figures from the book "Tectonic Geomorphology" by Douglas W. Burbank and Robert S. Anderson
USGSTravel Time Information & Calculator
Choose a seismic station location and a recent earthquake, and see how long it takes different types of seismic waves to travel from the epicenter to your station. Travel time curve and other phase information.
USGSUSGS Maps: Earthquakes-Volcanoes-Landslides
Purchase maps based on earthquake, volcano, and landslide hazards
USGS & U.S. National Park ServiceWhat on Earth is Plate Tectonics?
excellent presentation with vivid graphics
USGSWho Dunit? and the Law of Superposition (PDF)
solve a crime, and then use those same skills to understand the Law of Superposition (older layers of the earth on bottom) with a fun WhoDunit? investigation and then use your skills to solve a geological mystery