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Web Resources - Geology
- Ask a Geologist
Do you have a question about volcanoes, earthquakes, mountains, rocks, maps, ground water, lakes, or rivers? Email your earth science questions.
- Burke Kids
Fun activities to learn about biology, geology and more.
- The Dynamic Earth @ Natural Museum of Natural History
Explore the dynamic forces that formed the Earth and our Solar System.
- Earth: Our World in Motion
Fun activities to learn our Earth.
- Fossil Game
Interactive activities and resources about fossils.
Information on Earth Sciences that include Earth's structure, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere.
- Geologic Time: The Story of a Changing Earth
Learn how Earth was born and see how it's changed over time.
- The Geological Society of America
Lesson plans and resources for K-12 earth science.
- Just for Kids - Soil Biological Communities
Fun activities and information to learn about soil.
- Mineralogy 4 Kids
Learn about rocks and minerals.
- NOVA Online Classroom Activity -- The Day the Earth Shook
This site presents information about some architectural features that work and those that don't during an earthquake. To give the students some hands-on experience in structural design, conduct this activity.
- OneGeology Kids
Investigate what geology is all about, from dinosaurs and volcanoes to water and energy.
- PBS LearningMedia
Provides educators of all grade levels with access to tens of thousands of classroom-ready, digital resources including videos, games, audio clips, photos, lesson plans, and more!
- The Rock Cycle
Fun activities to learn about rocks.
- Rock Hounds - Discover How Rocks Are Formed
Animations that show how three different kinds of rocks are formed.
- Volcano World
Everything you need to know about volcanoes.
- Faultline: Seismic Science at the Epicenter
Contains information on earthquake engineering, how and why earthquakes happen, and the history of the Loma Prieta Earthquake and the "Great Shake" of 1906 in California.
- The Great 1906 Earthquake And Fire
The San Francisco earthquake -- that occurred 100 years ago on April 18, 1906 -- ranks as one of the most significant earthquakes of all time. Today, its importance comes more from the wealth of scientific knowledge derived from it than from its sheer size.
- TheTech: The Earthquake Shake Museum
Online exhibit looking at what earthquakes are, why they occur, how they have been viewed through history, and why we can't predict them.
- USGS Earthquake Hazards Program » Learning & Education
Features Earthquake Facts, Earthquakes for Kids, Photo Collections, Preparedness & Response, Earthquake History, and Visual Earthquake Glossary.