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    Rock Summary Tables - Rock Summary Tables
     
    Supplemental Reading Article: "The Core" - Click link > The Core
     
    Supplemental Reading Article: "The Break-up" - Click link > The Break-Up
     
     
    USGS - Earthquakes:  USGS Hazards
     
    Virtual Earthquake: Virtual Earthquake
    This is a great program that provides seismogram data from various earthquakes and
    lets you determine the S-P time intervals, distances to the epicenters, amplitude
    of vibrations, and magnitudes, of each.
     
    Supplemental Reading Article: "Totally Psyched for The Full Rip Nine":
    This article is both informative and entertaining.  It addresses the following
    topics about which you have been learning or will be learning:
    tectonic plate motion, tectonic boundaries, convergent boundaries, subduction,
    faulting, earthquakes, siesmic waves, Richter magnitude, uplift, subsidence,
    elastic deformation, elastic rebound, tsumanis, geologic change, time, etc.
    Be prepared for a short quiz on the content. 
     
    Supplemental Reading Article: "The Giant, Underestimated Earthquake Threat"
    This article addresses the same potential event as the previous article from
    a more direct, traditional perspective.  Again, it addresses the following
    topics about which you have been learning or will be learning:
    tectonic plate motion, tectonic boundaries, convergent boundaries, subduction,
    faulting, earthquakes, siesmic waves, Richter magnitude, uplift, subsidence,
    elastic deformation, elastic rebound, tsumanis, geologic change, time, etc.
    Be prepared for a short quiz on the content. 
     
    Supplemental Reading Article: "Japan Earthquake Holds Lessons for Oregon Coast"
    This article addresses and demonstrates some of the consequences of
    effective and ineffective preparation for earthquakes by examining
    the results of the 2011 Japan megaquake and the anticipated rupture of the CSZ.
     
     
    Annenberg Learner Interactives - Volcanoes:  http://www.learner.org/interactives/volcanoes/entry.html
     
    Volcano Explorer:
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    This program allows you to explore how the viscosity and gas content of magma
    influence volcanic eruptions.
     
    Supplemental Reading Article: "When Yellowstone Explodes" > When Yellowstone Explodes
    This article discusses the Yellowstone Supervolcano and past eruptions.
    Reading guide for Yellowstone article: Reading Guide - When Yellowstone Explodes
     
    Properties of Minerals - Hardness: 
          The Mohs hardness compared to measured hardness: http://www.gly.uga.edu/railsback/Fundamentals/HardnessTrends29IL.jpg
     
    Supplemental Reading Article: "Crystal Palace" > Crystal Palace
    The Cave of Giant Crystals in the Naica Mine in Mexico is the focus of this article.
    The article allows the reader to apply knowlege of minerals and their formation.
     
    Video: The Wave That Shook The World - Indonesian Tsunami
     
    Lahars: Description and short video compilation of Lahars - Lahars