General Earth Science Resources

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The Geology Wing
The Museum of Paleontology at the University of California, Berkeley offers this jam-packed and friendly online resource explaining the history of the earth, showing representative life forms from the fossil record and tectonics of various time periods, all organized on a geologic time scale.

U.S.G.S. Education
The U.S. Geological Survey provides scientific information intended to help educate the public about natural resources, natural hazards, geospatial data, and issues that affect our quality of life. This website provides links to selected online resources to support education (K-12) as well as college inquiry and research.

U.S.G.S. Publications
This collection from the U.S.G.S. features interesting reference information about a wide variety of earth science topics. | © 2005 The Franklin Institute - All rights reserved.