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Tour of Park Geology Plate Tectonics  (Y,M,O,T)
National Park Service Explore Nature Series

Google Earth  (Y,M,O,T)
Want to know more about a specific location? Dive right in -- Google Earth combines satellite imagery, maps and the power of Google Search to put the world's geographic information at your fingertips.

Field Guide to the San Andreas Fault  (Y,M,O,T)
Everything you ever wanted to know about the San Andreas Fault  (Y,M,O,T)
This website is intended to be a comprehensive, plain-language source of information about all aspects of the San Andreas fault. The SAF is embedded in a large, complex state and does not exist independently of other faults and plate tectonics. In fact, more than any other US state, California is a product of recent tectonic activity. At you can learn to understand the fault and how to think about major geological events such as landslides, tsunamis and earthquakes.

Earthquakes  (Y,M,O,T)
the how and why of earthquakes from BBC

Earthquakes  (Y,M,O,T)

Earthquake Hazards Program  (Y,M,O,T)
U.S. Geological Survey

Museum of the City of San Francisco  (Y,M)
A time line, newspaper clippings, police and fire reports, and photos to further understand the 1906 San Francisco earthquake

The Dynamic Earth  (Y,M)
Lesson plan for grades 3-8 on earthquakes and volcanoes

Severe weather and natural disasters - earthquakes  (Y,M,O,T)
in-depth teaching resources from

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