Advanced Earthquake Topic Search
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1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire — An interactive online exhibit of information, maps, images, and personal accounts from the 1906 earthquake and fire.
|Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley|
Animation of P, S & Surface Waves — Seismic wave animations, requires Adobe Shockwave Player
|San Diego State Univ.|
Be a Hero: Kid's - ready.gov — Activities and materials aimed at making kids more aware of hazard preparedness
Catalog of Earthquake-Related Sounds — This collection of 21 earthquake-related sounds, prepared by Karl V. Steinbrugge, was originally published in BSSA vol. 64, no. 5 in 1974 and updated with eight additional sounds in 1985. You can listen to individual sounds below by clicking the play button in the audio player next to the recording number, or you can download a Zip file containing MP3 audio files of all the sounds. Most of recorded on the inside of different buildings but some are from outside. (Compiled by Karl V. Steinbrugge)
|Seismological Society of America (SSA)|
Discover Our Earth — Portal for teachers and students for learn the basics about earthquakes, volcanoes, plate tectonics, topography, and sea level changes.
|USGS & DLESE|
Earth Like a Puzzle — Plate tectonics basics.
Earthquake Practice Quiz — online quiz
|Florida Intl. Univ.|
Earthquake Quiz — online quiz
|Univ. of Houston|
EarthScope Resources for Students & Teachers — Animations, online lectures, visualizations and more, mostly from IRIS.
Geology Animations, Interactive Exercises, and now... Songs! — Animations of geological processes.
|Univ. of Kentucky|
Geophysics Course Resources on the Internet — list of online course resources for undergraduate and graduate levels
|Univ. of Houston|
Global Earthquake Explorer, The — easy tool for non-seismologists to retrieve, display and analyze seismic data
|Univ. of South Carolina, IRIS|
IRIS Education Resources — A multitude of educational resources for earthquake science, from visualizations and animations, to lessons and educational software. Awesome!
|IRIS - Incorporated Research Institutes for Seismology|
Kid's Earthquake Questions & Answers — kids' questions answered by scientists
|Dromore National School, Republic of Ireland & USGS|
Kid's Hazards Quiz — short quiz on preparedness and where earthquakes occur
Learn About Quakes & Get Prepared — Information, activities, interactive games, and puzzles
|Assoc. of Bay Area Govts.(ABAG)|
Listening to Earthquakes — music and earthquakes have something in common!
Mountain Maker, Earth Shaker — Push your mouse around to move continents and change the landscape
Natural Hazards Data, Images and Education — Data, images, kids quizzes, and maps from geologic hazards as well as slide shows available for order
Online Wordsearch Puzzles — Interactive wordsearch puzzles with earthquake-related words
Plate Tectonics — Interactive tutorial with easy-to-understand images and some multi-media.
|The Geological Society - UK|
Plate Tectonics Activities — Games, quiz
San Andreas Fault at Wallace Creek — Interactive, 360 degree panorama of the San Andreas Fault. Aerial photos of the fault taken from a kite.
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) — Whether you're an undergraduate faculty member or a K-12 science teacher our suite of partner projects have materials you can use today. Connect with a community of peers as they share what really works in their classrooms.
Seismic Waves — demonstration on different types of seismic waves
Shake, Rattle, and Slide — Lessons, activities, and slide shows about earthquakes, volcanoes, and glaciers.
|University of Illinois Extension|
The Richter Scale — An interactive demonstration of calculating the magnitude of an earthquake based on amplitude and S and P wave locations
|Scripps Institution of Oceanography|
The Wave that Shook the World — Online companion to the NOVA broadcast with excellent animations, Q&anmp;A, images, and lesson plans for teachers.
Try It Yourself Calculator — How much bigger is a magnitude 8.7 earthquake than a magnitude 5.8 earthquake?
Tsunami — Interactive presentation covering the science of tsunamis, preparedness, research, and historical tsunamis.
Understanding Earthquakes — Brief history of seismology to 1910, earthquake and plate tectonic quizzes, earthquake accounts by famous people, elastic rebound animation, and links to addition resources.
|UC Santa Barbara|
Virtual Earthquake & Other Labs — you're the scientist, and you have to locate the earthquake and determine the magnitude
Virtual Earthquake Engineering — interactive demonstration of the effects of earthquake retrofitting
|S. Illinois Univ.|