UniServe Science


Planet Earth: Planet of Change

National Science Week 2008

prepared by Kaye Placing

Educational Technologist, UniServe Science

June 2008


UniServe Science Resources

State Emblem WebQuests
http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/quests/emblems/

Australian Landforms WebQuest
http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/quests/ozlandforms.html

It's Just a Theory: An Internet WebQuest on Plate Tectonics
http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/quests/plattect.html

Australian Volcanoes WebQuest
http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/quests/ozvolcanoes.html

Australian Landforms EarthQuest
http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/earthquests/landscapes/

Natural Disasters EarthQuest
http://science.uniserve.edu.au/school/earthquests/disasters/

Australian Landforms Timeline
http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/Australian-Landforms

External web sites to support the
Planet Earth: Planet of Change: A resource book of ideas for teachers for National Science Week 2008 produced by Australian Science Teachers Association
Changes from Space, 10-11

Satellite image reveals new crater - from Science Alert
http://www.sciencealert.com.au/news/20081803-17058-2.html

Hickman Crater - images from Sydney Morning Herald
http://www.smh.com.au/photogallery/2008/03/25/1206207068311.html

The Change Driver - Plate Tectonics, 12-17

Plate Tectonic processes - from Australian Museum Online
http://www.amonline.net.au/geoscience/earth/tectonics.htm

This Dynamic Earth: The story of Plate Tectonics - from USGS
http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/dynamic.html

Earth's changing face, 19-25, Volcanoes, earthquakes, weathering and erosion

Australian Landforms - from Geoscience: the earth, Australian Museum Online
http://www.amonline.net.au/geoscience/earth/index.htm

Natural Hazards Home - from Geoscience Australia
http://www.ga.gov.au/hazards/

Natural Disasters - from Science and Nature, BBC
http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/hottopics/naturaldisasters/

Natural Disasters - from National Geographic
http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/earth/natural-disasters

Life and It's Impacts, 37-45

Australia's Lost Kingdoms - from Australian Museum
http://www.lostkingdoms.com/

Fossil sites of Australia - from Australian Museum
http://www.austmus.gov.au/fossil_sites/index.htm

Australia's fossil past - from Culture and Receation Portal, Australian Government
http://www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au/articles/fossils/

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