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Earth Science Hotlist

Online Exhibits

  1. EARTHFORCE
  2. Earth Guide
  3. Undersea and Oversee
  4. Water in The City
  5. A Journey II the Center of the Earth,
    a production of the 1998-99 Wired@School Fellows
  6. El Niño and La Niña,
    a production of the 1998-99 Wired@School Fellows
  7. Rock Hounds,
    a production of the 1998-99 Wired@School
  8. Fellows
  9. Basic Oil Primer,
    a production of the 1998-99 Wired@School Fellows

General Geology

  1. Online Soil Resources
  2. USGS Ground Water Atlas
  3. The Mineral Gallery
  4. Indiana Geology Today
  5. Geologylink
  6. Groundwater: Nature's Hidden Treasure
  7. Coal Education
  8. Powder River Coal Company
  9. USGS Learning Web
  10. Los Angeles River Virtual Tour
  11. Geological Survey of Canada
  12. Plate Tectonics
  13. What is the Geologic Time Scale?
  14. Geology.com

Volcanoes

  1. Global Volcanism Program
  2. Cascades Volcano Observatory
  3. MTU Volcanoes Page
  4. Volcanoes
  5. Shield Volcanoes
  6. Composite Volcanoes
  7. Volcanoes
  8. Build Your Own Volcano

Earthquakes

  1. Digital Geology
  2. Earthquakes for Kids
  3. Understanding Earthquakes
  4. Global Earthquake Response Center
  5. Santa Barbara Earthquakes
  6. San Francisco 1906 Earthquake and Fire
  7. Worldwide Earthquake Locator - Pinpoint the Latest Earthquake Information
  8. Earthquake Maps and Reports
  9. Worldwide Earthquake Maps

Rocks & Minerals

  1. The Nature of Diamonds
  2. Links for Mineralogists
  3. Atlas of Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks, Minerals, and Textures
  4. Rocks and Minerals of Kentucky
  5. Minerals By Name
  6. Kids Konnect Rocks and Minerals
  7. SmithsonianGem & Mineral Collection Images
  8. Rocks and Minerals

Ecosystems

  1. What's the difference between a rain forest and a jungle?
  2. Planet Earth: A suite of web-based ecology activities
  3. The Concept of the Ecosystem
  4. Terrariums
  5. Vivaria Projects
  6. Hydroponic Greenhouses
  7. Constructing a Terrarium
  8. Ecosystems, Biomes, and Watersheds: A Definition
  9. Biomes
  10. Biomes of the World
  11. The Great Basin Ecosystem
  12. The High Plains: Land of Extremes
  13. Virtual Rainforest
  14. Night Creatures of The Kalahari
  15. EcoQuest: Desert Edition
  16. Alaska's Cold Desert
  17. Desert Animal Survival
  18. The Desert Is Ours
  19. Forest Features
  20. Old Growth Forest
  21. Types of Forests
  22. Edens
  23. The African Great Lakes Region
  24. Backyard Wildlife Habitat

Aquatic Ecosystems

  1. Ocean Science Resources: a Franklin Institute Online hotlist
  2. Aquarium Resources
  3. Aquariums as a Hobby

Background Information and Facts

  1. Exploring the Environment from NASA's Classroom of the future
  2. The Dinosaur Society
  3. Virtual Geology Museum
  4. The Ozone Hole Tour
  5. FEMA for Kids
  6. Preparing for Hurricanes
  7. The Rex Files
  8. PlanetDiary
  9. Blast from The Past
  10. Fossil Halls
  11. Zoom Dinosaurs - an online book
  12. Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
  13. Dinosaurs and Birds
  14. Collecting Fossils in California
  15. Geologist's Lifetime Field List
  16. Avalanche
  17. All About Glaciers
  18. The Caves Page
  19. From Sea to Prairie - A Primer on Kansas Geology
  20. Science for Everyone - Geology Articles
  21. The Water Cycle
  22. Earthplatform.com

Images

  1. EarthCam
  2. Space Radar Images of Earth
  3. Smithsonian Gem & Mineral Collection Images

Teacher Resources

  1. Digital Library for Earth System Education
  2. National Museum of Wildlife Art's curriculum department
  3. Earthquakes vs. Volcanoes: A WebQuest
  4. Earth Science: Leaflets, Booklets, Posters, and Factsheets For Educators
  5. Teachers' Guide: What Do Maps Show?
  6. American Water Hydro School
  7. TerraWeb for Kids