Mrs. Renz's 4th Grade Geology Web Page

Earth, Landforms, Rocks Volcanoes & More

Mrs. Renz's 4th Grade Geology Web Page

ROCKS & EARTH

EARTHQUAKES & VOLCANOES
The Stupid Page of Rocks - learn about igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks   Pangaea Continent Labeling Site Pangaea Demonstration
Junior Rockhound - fossils, rocks & minerals, geology, mining, and lots of other links to explore   Watch a Volcano Movie - by Brain Pop Another Pangaea Site
Rockhounds - become a rock expert and take a quiz to see how much you know Mt. St. Helens Movie - fly around a 3D model of the mountain - COOL! FEMA Earthquakes for Kids - an incredible resource for teaching and learning all about earthquakes
The Rock Cycle - learn about types of rocks Cool Earthquake Facts - from USGS (United States Geologic Society) PBS - Savage Earth - the Restless Planet - has neat Flash animations about earthquakes 
Rock Cycle - by Brain Pop Earthquakes by How Stuff Works  See Earthquakes on the Rotating Globe
Earth Like a Puzzle - from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.  Learn about tectonic plates, Pangaea, and more Earthquake Image Glossary - with definitions & photos - from USGS Earthquakes & Plate Tectonics
Layers of the Earth - look inside the earth Earthquakes 4 Kids by USGS - a super site with loads of great information Plate Tectonics Animations
Brain Pop Earth - loads of activities & movies  Earthquake - has a great photo of railroad tracks after an earthquake Earthquake Hazards - from USGS in Denver, CO
See Types of Sedimentary Rock Exploratorium Life Along the Fault Line - videos, pictures and news accounts from the big California quake Melt Rocks in this Online Experiment
See Pictures of Weathering  Faults & Fault Information Kinds of Volcanoes - see photos of each type
Mountains - by Brain Pop Fault Animations Kinds of Lava and Pyroclastic Rocks - see the difference
Beach Erosion Faults and Photos Earthquake Photos - from USGS
The Dirt on Soil - learn about soil and its layers See an "Elastic Rebound" Animation - showing fault lines & stresses.  Click "Animation" at the bottom of the screen Earthquake Websites by Region - U.S. and Puerto Rico
Rocks & Minerals Slide Show San Andreas (California) Fault Information Recent Earthquake Activity in the U.S.
Make a Topo Map Cascades Volcano Observatory Take the Earthquake Quiz - only 4 questions
Foss Landforms Unit - watch a few movies, look at pictures, learn new vocabulary and more Volcano Vocabulary - also from USGS - has links to sites about the word you click Earthquake Top 10 List
Earth Science Images - search for images by category Earth's Active Volcanoes - use the map to learn more about volcanoes organized by geographic region Volcano Dictionary for Kids
  Lava Butte in Central Oregon Volcano - by Enchanted Learning
  Earth's Layers - click "Next" at the bottom of the page to advance to the next screen Volcano Activities - from Enchanted Learning
Earth's Interior  Volcano World at North Dakota State University - a rich source of current data about volcanoes
Inside the Earth - from USGS Mt. St. Helen's Volcano Cam - the image updates every 5 minutes
Science Challenge Questions (and Answers) Hawaii Volcano Observatory
Building Volcanoes Projects for Kids - directions and photos Current Volcano Watch Page - Hawaii 
Earthquake Crossword Puzzle Mt. St. Helen's, Washington - from the USGS - has tons of information
Earthquake Word Search Central Oregon High Cascades Volcanoes and Points of Interest

 

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