USGSCan It Happen Here?
Could a large damaging tsunami happen in the United States?
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!
Univ. of UtahEarthquake Education Services
lesson plans, information on Wasatch Front
Univ. of Nevada, RenoEarthquake Effects in Kobe, Japan
discussion and lots of photos and images of the effects of the Kobe, Japan earthquake
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.
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.
Discovery OnlineGreat Quakes
description, graphics and animations about seismic waves, locations of earthquakes, effects, and earthquake engineering
Geological Society of AmericaGSA Free Teacher Resources
A good resource for educators that includes lesson plans, info on state standards, awards, and reading suggestions
USGSHazards 101, Earthquake
The basics of how the USGS National Earthquake Hazard Maps are made.
Natural Hazard Loss Estimation Methodology
Houghton Mifflin Company College DivisionInside Geology - Chapter 10: Earthquakes
companion webpages to the book chapter; links to numerous topical class lectures, web sites, references, news items, organizations, and glossaries
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.
University of ColoradoNatural Hazards Center
resources concerning hazards mitigation and disaster preparedness
National Geophysical Data CenterNGDC - Natural Hazards Databases at NGDC
Data, images, kids quizzes, and maps from geologic hazards as well as slide shows available for order
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
Links for resources and activities to support teaching the topic of seismology.
Arizona State UniversitySeismology Teaching Resources
Educational page with seismo links, diagrams, animations, and other teaching resources.
USGSSeverity of an Earthquake, The
measuring earthquakes, online USGS general interest publication
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
USGSWhere are the Fault Lines in the United States East of the Rocky Mountains?
Information on where the fault lines are in states east of the Rocky Mountains.