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Title: Education Module: Space Technology is Used to Observe and Measure Tectonic Motion of the Earth's Sur
Url: http://scign.jpl.nasa.gov/learn/index.htm
Publisher: Southern California Integrated GPS Network
Description: This educational resource, provided by the Southern California Integrated Global Positioning System (GPS) Network, provides instruction, exercises, and projects that illustrate how space technologies are used to predict and measure earthquakes. Using these resources, students can learn about plate tectonics, earthquakes, and satellite technologies. These resources are intended for secondary school or undergraduate students, but the explanations are simple enough that educators of younger children may be interested in using them.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Geography (General) -- Tables. Distances, geographical positions, etc. -- Global Positioning System
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Universe. Space. Space sciences
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Plate tectonics
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Volcanoes and earthquakes -- Earthquakes. Seismology
Technology -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics. -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics -- Astronautics. Space travel -- Artificial satellites -- By planet, etc., A-Z -- Earth
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Technology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Space sciences
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Geology -- Earthquakes
Geography -- Global positioning systems (GPS)
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 1998
Resource Type: Charts and Diagrams
Instructional Materials
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Format: html
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-01-18 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-06-07 11:58:29 (W3C-DTF)
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Resource URL Clicks: 3
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