K-5 Curriculum

Web Resources - Geology


  • 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.
  • USGS Earthquake Hazards Program » Learning & Education
    Features earthquake facts, earthquakes for kids, photo collections, preparedness & response, earthquake history, and visual earthquake glossary.