Use the links below to review and assess your learning.
Start with the "Important Terms and Concepts" to ensure you know
the terminology related to the topic of the module and concepts discussed.
Move on to the "Review Questions" to answer critical thinking
questions about concepts and processes discussed in the module. Finally,
test your overall understanding by taking the
San Francisco 1906 Earthquake
Science Friday (NPR) April 21, 2006 hour one. "One hundred years
ago ..., San Francisco's ground began to shake. After the massive quake
came the fire -- and when it was all over, the city lay in ruins, with
with the Earth I" The
Earth Revealed (Annenberg/CPB) (30:00) Go to the
Earth Revealed site and scroll to ""Living
with the Earth I" ". One-time, free
registration may be required to view film.
"Exotic Terrane" from the Open Video Project. "A geologic history of
the Pacific Northwest that explains how islands near China accreted, or
welded, themselves to the North American continent. Animations of the
formation of North America explain the process. The video also visits
Hells Canyon in Idaho. On-location interviews with an expert geologist add
to the viewer's experience". File must be downloaded to view - 245 megabytes
"Faces of Earth: Assembling America" (American Geosciences Institute). "From the Pacific Northwest to the shores of the Atlantic seaboard, the breadth and scope of America is like no other place on Earth. Travel with geoscientists and explore how time and the forces of nature have shaped the continent and influence the life in the United States"
Appalachians" (USGS) Geology of the Southern Appalachians (24:34)
Seattle Earthquake" The News Hour with Jim Lehrer
(PBS). A magnitude 6.8 earthquake shook the Pacific Northwest February 28,
2001, rattling windows from Vancouver to Salt Lake City. Read the transcript
or watch the clip.
Science Friday (NPR) June 24, 2005 episode discusses a recent
swarm of earthquakes in California and new studies of the New Madrid
Seismic Zone. (17:44)
"Colliding Continents: - Naked Science. How were the continents formed?