Notes and support from
this fledgling, Irish, educational, site are specifically
designed for the needs of the Irish syllabus at both
Leaving and Junior Certificate level. Teachers
and Students are further advised that there are resources
on all subjects available at Leaving
Cert.net and at ScoilNet.
These are terrific and totally free sites.
Questions about Coral Reefs and Ten Answers
Coral Reef online. Here you can find a wealth of information
about coral reefs, the rain forests of the sea. Dive in
and see nature's treasures in the ocean. Lots of Links and
are the Coral Reefs? Links, Maps and Graphics
Reef Park. Great info, graphics and inbuilt glossary.
Lots of links
coral reef is composed of calcium carbonate, or limestone,
derived from the water by the reef organisms
Sites specifically designed for educational activities
Frequently Asked Questions about earthquakes
of an Earthquake described with with excellent pictures
EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION (with dozens of links)
of an Earthquake How it is done
and Intensity (with many related links)
- Keeping Track of Earthquakes (big download time but worth
Lists & Popular Topics (loads of links to other great sites)
of Some Common Terms in Seismology
Global Warming site All you need to know about global
Hundreds of links to global warming sites listed here.
Located in many countries, across the world, many of these
sites cater specifically for educational users.
Resources Provided by the US Environmental Protection
Warming Glossary. Thousands of terms defined with excellent
"InSite" on Global Warming with case studies, great
links, quizzes, wonderful diagrams, graphics and much more
Island Reduction Initiative.
Change, links and graphics
on Climate Change United nations Framework
Rocks and Rock Formation
of Paleontology from the University of California, Berkeley
Rock Formation and Minerals in Rocks. Lots of data with
lots of links and great graphics
Canadian Shield. This rocky region covers half the land
area of Canada. Seven sites with excellent graphics and
Geography : Earth Science
STORY OF PLATE TECTONICS, an online book, gives a
detailed account of the development of the plate tectonics
theory, and it describes the ways in which tectonic processes
affect the daily lives of people everywhere. Superb Graphics
Dynamic Planet. Over 1,500 volcanoes active during
the past 10,000 years are plotted on the map in four age
categories. The locations (epicenters) of over 24,000 earthquakes,
largely from 1960 through 1990, are plotted in three magnitude
categories and in two depth ranges. The map is intended
as a teaching aid for classroom use and as a general reference
for research. It was published in 1994.
an animated globe, with the plate boundaries shown in
(may be slow to download without an ISDN line)
Tectonic Plates of the World
and Plate Tectonics
resources on Hazards and Disasters
Tectonics. This exhibit explains the history of our
new understanding of the Earth and provides a brief overview
of the theories behind it.
for Teachers - Earthquakes & Plate Tectonics. Lesson
Plans with links to terrific resources that students need
to complete their assignments
enthusiasts there there are over 500 further sites on
Plate Tectonics to be found here.
Full-Colur Maps and Flags of all Nations. The U.S. government's
complete geographical handbook, featuring 267 countries.
Each country profile, tracks such demographics as population,
ethnicity and literacy rates, as well as political, geographical
and economic data.
Challenging Quizes on American, Canadian, European and
African Geography as well as links to other materials.
and Effects of Volcano Hazards. Terrific graphics with
related links to |Location |Gas | Lahars | Landslides |
Lava Flows | Pyroclastic Flows | Tephra |
glossary of volcano terms. Exceptional pictures to illustrate
the terms. Check the illustrated links at the end of each
Lahar-Detection System The first test case
Warning and Real-Time Notifications
Resources for Educators. Complete books and pamphlets
on volcanoes with awesome graphics
Web's Premier Source of Volcano Info" Volcano World
lays claim tothis title. Lloads of links and truly stunning
graphics and location maps. There are also Lesson plans
and (suggested) expected outcomes
to Geography 3