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    • Earthquake, 2011 Lesson 1

    • Earthquakes--Juvenile literature.;
    • In Brief: Earthquake 101. Full Description: Through this program, students will gain an understanding of the various types of faults, plate boundaries, Oklahoma's earthquake history and how to measure magnitude. Earthquake 101 is made possible...
    • Earthquake, 2011 Lesson 2

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    • Lesson 2: Where in the World Are Earthquakes? Most earthquakes, especially the large damaging earthquakes, occur at tectonic plate boundaries. At an average of an inch a year, tectonic plates move slowly over the surface of the Earth.
    • Earthquake, 2011 Lesson 3

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    • Lesson 3: It's Oklahoma's Faults; Statewide, Oklahoma has more faults than are possible to count. As most of these faults are buried under dirt and rock, and are extremely small, not much is known about them and many remain hidden until some form...
    • Oklahoma rocks! : the making of a landscape.

    • Geology--Oklahoma.; Geology--Study and teaching (Secondary)--Oklahoma.; Geology--Study and teaching (Middle school)--Oklahoma.
    • Resources and general hints: For general maps and text about Oklahoma geology, resources, water, and earthquakes go to Educational Publication 9 at http://ogs.ou.edu/level2-earthscied.php.
    • Earthquake 2011, Lesson 4

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    • Lesson 4 What Size Was That Earthquake? Scientists use magnitude to talk about the size of an earthquake. Magnitude is a relative scale that describes the intensity of an earthquake.
    • Oklahoma rocks! Lesson 1 : truth behind the legends.

    • Geology--Study and teaching (Secondary)--Oklahoma.; Geology--Study and teaching (Middle school)--Oklahoma.; Ouachita Mountains (Ark. and Okla.)--Juvenile literature.
    • The Ouachita Mountains are one of the more remote parts of Oklahoma and remain somewhat "mysterious" and unknown. Stories abound not just about the human history of the Ouachitas (e.g., buried treasure, ancient astronomical monoliths, etc.) but...
    • Oklahoma rocks! Lesson 3 : uncovering Oklahoma's mountains.

    • Geology--Study and teaching (Secondary)--Oklahoma.; Geology--Study and teaching (Middle school)--Oklahoma.; Wichita Mountains (Okla.)--Juvenile literature.
    • When you look at Baldy Point in Quartz Mountain State Park in southwestern Oklahoma, you are looking at part of the Wichita Mountains. These mountains extend about 50 miles west-northwest from Fort Sill to the town of Granite. The Wichitas are...
    • Oklahoma rocks! Lesson 4 : northwest Oklahoma and Black Mesa.

    • Dinosaurs--Oklahoma--Juvenile literature.; Geology--Study and teaching (Secondary)--Oklahoma.; Geology--Study and teaching (Middle school)--Oklahoma.
    • A real life Jurassic Park existed in Oklahoma, some 250-66 million years ago (mya), during the Mesozoic Era. This time is know as the "Age of the Dinosaurs." Creatures ranging from amphibians to dinosaurs roamed Oklahoma, leaving fossils that tell...
    • Oklahoma rocks! Lesson 5 : rose rocks - our state rock.

    • Barite rosettes--Juvenile literature.; Geology--Study and teaching (Secondary)--Oklahoma.; Geology--Study and teaching (Middle school)--Oklahoma.
    • One of the most distinctive features found throughout central and parts of western Oklahoma is red dirt. And fittingly, one of the official symbols of our State is the lovely red-tinged rose rock, or barite rose, Oklahoma's state rock. These...
    • Oklahoma rocks! Lesson 6 : a look into northeastern Oklahoma.

    • Geology--Oklahoma--Juvenile literature.; Geology--Study and teaching (Secondary)--Oklahoma.; Geology--Study and teaching (Middle school)--Oklahoma.
    • Northeastern Oklahoma, specifically the Ozark Plateau, is known for its many lakes and rivers. Because most of the area is underlain by limestone, the streams and lakes are amazingly clear, even after our spring "gully-washers." The lakes and...
    • Oklahoma rocks! Lesson 2 : limestone and the Arbuckle Mountains.

    • Limestone--Juvenile literature.; Geology--Study and teaching (Secondary)--Oklahoma.; Geology--Study and teaching (Middle school)--Oklahoma.; Arbuckle Mountains (Okla.)--Juvenile literature.
    • Most limestones form in shallow marine environments, commonly in warm, tropical waters. The Arbuckle Mountains contain thick sequences of carbonate rocks that formed when seas covered the area during the Paleozoic Era.
    • Oklahoma rocks! : the making of a landscape.

    • Geology--Oklahoma--Juvenile literature.; Geology--Study and teaching (Secondary)--Oklahoma.; Geology--Study and teaching (Middle school)--Oklahoma.
    • In Brief: An answer to how Oklahoma’s landscape was formed.; Full Description: This third Oklahoma Rocks! program will give your students a scientific understanding of Oklahoma’s exciting and distinct geological regions. For each region, the...
    • Oklahoma rocks! : energy, 2010 Student supplement

    • Geology--Oklahoma--Juvenile literature.; Energy industries--Oklahoma--Juvenile literature.
    • In Brief: A look at Oklahoma's energy resources. Full Description: A follow-up to the successful Oklahoma Rocks program, this edition will focus on exploring Oklahoma's natural energy resources. This program is made possible through the continued...
    • Oklahoma rocks! : energy, 2010 Lesson 1

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    • Myths & Misconceptions It is important to realize when embarking on a journey through the energy sciences that you may have preconceived ideas about energy, and that they're not always right. Here are some of the most common myths and...
    • Oklahoma rocks! : energy, 2010 Lesson 2

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    • Human & Environmental Hazards The human and environmental hazards of finding and harvesting energy resources have garnered front-page headlines lately. The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the recent rescue mission of 33 miners...
    • Oklahoma rocks! : energy, 2010 Lesson 3

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    • Conservation Although understanding energy largely involves learning about the geology and technology behind the energy sources, those in the energy sector also are responsible for being good stewards of these resources – as are consumers....
    • Oklahoma rocks! : energy, 2010 Lesson 4

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    • Other Renewable Sources The use of renewable energy is not new. Wood once provided almost 90 percent of the country’s energy and solar energy technology was recognized in 1921 when Albert Einstein was awarded a Nobel Prize for his work with early...
    • Oklahoma rocks! : energy, 2010 Lesson 6

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    • Evaluating What You've Learned You’ve learned about nonrenewable and renewable types of energy and their impact on history, the economy, the job market, the environment, and more. You’ve been challenged with activities to help you understand...
    • Earthquake, 2011 student supplement

    • Earthquakes--Juvenile literature.; Earthquakes--Safety measures--Juvenile literature.
    • In Brief: Stop, drop, and be prepared! Full Description: This program will help students understand earthquakes and how to prepare for danger before it occurs. Students will learn important terms to know, how to prepare before an earthquake, what...

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