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Lesson Plans (1) A detailed description of the instruction for teaching one or more concepts or skills. Podcasts (3) A program (audio or video) made available in digital format for playback or download over the Internet. Assessments (1) Any activity or resource teachers use to help gauge student progress.
Informational Materials (7) Textual information containing useful facts or information. Interactives/Games (6) A learning object that requires a user's involvement. Learning Activities (4) Any activity that would enhance a lesson or unit in order to help the learner master an objective 
and/or acquire a skill.  Examples include, but are not limited to, online tutorials, experiments, 
demonstrations, and hands-on activities.
Teacher Tools (2) An extensive set of online resource tools teachers can use to enhance student learning or increase teacher productivity often useful across grade levels and/or subject areas (Aligned to professional learning standards instead of content standards).


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Volcanoes Online
http://library.think...
Students can learn about volcanoes and test their knowledge using the volcanic database, information on volcanoes and plate tectonics, review questions, games, and comics!

Podcasts


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National Geographic Videos
http://video.nationa...
This website has a variety of FREE National Geographic videos on animals, natural disasters, nature, space, history, and more.

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Powerful Plates
http://aptv.pbslear...
This Podcast includes an explanation of plate tectonics.

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Plunging into Plates
http://aptv.pbslearn...
This is a current explanation of evidence to prove the theory of Plate Tectonics.

Assessments


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Testing Tectonics
http://www.enchanted...
This website includes an online quiz and puzzle on plate tectonics and continental drift.

Informational Materials


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Plate Tectonics
http://www.tulane.ed...
Great explanation of plate tectonics (includes diagrams).

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Volcanoes Online
http://library.think...
Students can learn about volcanoes and test their knowledge using the volcanic database, information on volcanoes and plate tectonics, review questions, games, and comics!

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Volcano World's Games & Fun Stuff
http://volcano.orego...
This website has several interactive games and simulations related to volcanoes.

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Oceans Habitats
http://www.marietta....
Informational page that provides an interactive the comparison of regions of ocean biomes.

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Major Moving
http://www.enchanted...
Informative website about continental/oceanic plates and their movement.

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Volcano Explorer
http://kids.discover...
Teachers and students can use this virtual volcano interactive. Very informational. Build your own volcano and watch it erupt.

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Volcano World
http://volcano.orego...
Students can see video clips and images of currently active volcanoes and track their activity.

Interactives/Games


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Volcanoes Online
http://library.think...
Students can learn about volcanoes and test their knowledge using the volcanic database, information on volcanoes and plate tectonics, review questions, games, and comics!

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Volcano World's Games & Fun Stuff
http://volcano.orego...
This website has several interactive games and simulations related to volcanoes.

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Mountain Maker/Earth Shaker
http://aptv.pbslearn...
Students can interact with this site and see how plate movement changes the Earth's surface.

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Testing Tectonics
http://www.enchanted...
This website includes an online quiz and puzzle on plate tectonics and continental drift.

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Plate Tectonics
http://phet.colorado...
Explore how plates move on the surface of the earth. Change temperature, composition, and thickness of plates. Discover how to create new mountains, volcanoes, or oceans!

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Volcano Explorer
http://kids.discover...
Teachers and students can use this virtual volcano interactive. Very informational. Build your own volcano and watch it erupt.

Learning Activities


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Volcano World's Games & Fun Stuff
http://volcano.orego...
This website has several interactive games and simulations related to volcanoes.

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Oceans Habitats
http://www.marietta....
Informational page that provides an interactive the comparison of regions of ocean biomes.

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Volcano Explorer
http://kids.discover...
Teachers and students can use this virtual volcano interactive. Very informational. Build your own volcano and watch it erupt.

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Volcano World
http://volcano.orego...
Students can see video clips and images of currently active volcanoes and track their activity.

Teacher Tools


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National Geographic Videos
http://video.nationa...
This website has a variety of FREE National Geographic videos on animals, natural disasters, nature, space, history, and more.

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Oceans Habitats
http://www.marietta....
Informational page that provides an interactive the comparison of regions of ocean biomes.

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