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  • BSL Outreach — Wonderful diverse collection of videos and animations, as well as links to lesson plans and educational resources. (Berkeley Seismology Lab)
  • Chile M7.0 January 12, 2010 and M8.8 February 27, 2010 Educational Slides — Details on the rupture of the two earthquakes, the shaking distribution, aftershock zone, estimated fatality numbers, and comparisons between the two. (USGS)
  • Earthquake 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. (Carleton College/NAGT materials)
  • Ground Shaking Animations — Simulations of earthquake ruptures that were run on the supercomputers at Caltech's Center for Advanced Computing Research (USGS)
  • Sea-Floor Spreading and Subduction, How to Build a Model Illustrating — Three-dimensional, cut-and-paste paper model illustrating sea-floor spreading and subduction. (USGS)

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