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Links for Kids

Geologic Glossary

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Dinosaurs

The Dinosauria-Truth is Stranger than Fiction-UC Berkeley
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/diapsids/dinosaur.html

Dinosaur Fossils-Enchanted Learning
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/dinosaurs/dinofossils/Fossiltypes.html

The Science Spot Kids Zone-Dinosaur and Fossil Links
http://sciencespot.net/Pages/kdzdino.html

Dinosaur Dig-San Diego Natural History Museum
http://www.sdnhm.org/kids/dinosaur/index.html

University of California Museum of Paleontology
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu

BLM Colorado Kids Connection-Set in Stone
http://www.blm.gov/education/00_resources/articles/paleo/index.html

 

Fossils/Paleontology

Amber-Window to the Past-American Museum of Natural History
http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/amber/index.html

Finding Fossils-San Diego Natural History Museum
http://www.sdnhm.org/kids/fossils/

La Brea Tar Pits Photo Tour
http://www.rth.org/tarpits/index.html

-Kid's Earth and Sky
http://www.earthsky.com/Kids/living-fossils.html

Earthquakes/Volcanoes/Hazards

Earthquakes-FEMA for Kids
http://www.fema.gov/kids/quake.htm

Earthquakes for Kids
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/4kids/

Earthquakes - Kid Cosmos
http://www.kidscosmos.org/kid-stuff/kids-earthquakes.html

Earthquakes - Kids Zone/ABAG
http://www.abag.ca.gov/bayarea/eqmaps/kids.html

Plate Tectonics
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/planets/earth/Continents.shtml

Volcanoe Games - Oregon State University
http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/volcano-games

Volcanoes-FEMA for Kids
http://www.fema.gov/kids/volcano.htm

Volcanoes of Mars and Washington - Kid Cosmos
http://www.kidscosmos.org/kid-stuff/kids-volcanoes.html

Virtual Volcano Field Trips - Oregon State University
http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/fieldtrips

Magic Schoolbus Blows its Top!
http://www.alfy.com/Scripts/go.asp?url=http://www.scholastic.com/magicschoolbus/
games/volcano/index.htm&purl=/Teachers/Teach/Thematic_Units/Volcano/Volcano_1.asp

Tsunami!
http://www.geophys.washington.edu/tsunami/intro.html

 

Geology/Geography

California GeoTour-Virtual Field Trips Exploring California's Geology
http://www.consrv.ca.gov/cgs/geotour/index.htm

Geologic Cookbook, Kentucky Geological Survey
http://www.uky.edu/KGS/education/cookbook.html

Complete Guide to Earth Science
http://geology.about.com/mbody.htm

National Geographic Kids
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/kids/index.html

USGS Kids Corner
http://biology.usgs.gov/features/kidscorner/kidscrnr.html

Plate Tectonics - Animated Clips
http://emvc.geol.ucsb.edu/downloads.php

Geologic Time Scale-Enchanted Learning
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/Geologictime.html

Geothermal Energy

Energy Story - Geothermal Energy
http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/story/chapter11.html

California Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources
http://www.consrv.ca.gov/dog/kids_teachers/index.htm

Mineralogy and Mining/Rockhound Info

Minerals and Gems - San Diego Natural History Museum
http://www.sdnhm.org/fieldguide/minerals/index.html

Minerals by Name
http://mineral.galleries.com/minerals/by-name.htm

Minerals Close Up
http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/docs/parks/rxmin/mineral.html

Mineralogy for Kids - Mineralogical Society of America
http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/K12/K_12.html

Kens Fluorescent Minerals
http://users.rcn.com/kenx/

Mineralogy Database
http://webmineral.com

Mine Safety Health Administration's Kid Page
http://www.msha.gov/KIDS/KIDSHP.HTM

Pebble Pups Area - American Federation of Mineralogical Societies
http://www.amfed.org/kids.htm

Rocks for Kids
http://www.rocksforkids.com/RFK/identification.html

Smithsonian Institute - Rocks and Mining
http://www.mnh.si.edu/earth/text/

Other/General

American Library Associations Great Web Sites for Kids
http://www.ala.org/Content/NavigationMenu/ALSC/Great_Web_Sites_for_Kids/
Great_Web_Sites_for_Kids.htm

Enchanted Learning
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/siteindex.shtml

Caves-United State Show Caves Directory
http://www.goodearthgraphics.com/showcave.html

BLM Colorado Kids Connection
http://www.co.blm.gov/edu/kconnection.htm