What natural occurrence can transform a landscape in minutes and affect the global climate for years? If you answered volcanoes, you’re right! Help kids grasp a better understanding of volcanoes with this infographic.

What natural occurrence can transform a landscape in minutes and affect the global climate for years? If you answered volcanoes, you’re right! Help kids grasp a better understanding of volcanoes with this infographic.

The science of earthquakes is both fascinating and complicated, even in this over-simplified version.

The Science of Earthquakes and Fracking [Infographic

The science of earthquakes is both fascinating and complicated, even in this over-simplified version.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/kids/  Earthquakes for Kids from the U.S. Geological Survey (the USGS). Consists of 12 kid-friendly sections: Latest Quakes, Links & Activities, Puzzles & Games, Today in Earthquake History, Science Fair Project Ideas, Animations, How to become an earthquake scientists, Facts, Pictures, Ask a Geologist, the science of earthquakes, and a glossary. Going in Science & Nature > Earth Science.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/kids/ Earthquakes for Kids from the U.S. Geological Survey (the USGS). Consists of 12 kid-friendly sections: Latest Quakes, Links & Activities, Puzzles & Games, Today in Earthquake History, Science Fair Project Ideas, Animations, How to become an earthquake scientists, Facts, Pictures, Ask a Geologist, the science of earthquakes, and a glossary. Going in Science & Nature > Earth Science.

The "Ring of Fire", also called the Circum-Pacific belt, is the zone of earthquakes surrounding the Pacific Ocean- about 90% of the world's earthquakes occur there. The next most seismic region (5-6% of earthquakes) is the Alpide belt (extends from Mediterranean region, eastward through Turkey, Iran, and northern India.From "This Dynamic Earth: The Story of Plate Tectonics"

The "Ring of Fire", also called the Circum-Pacific belt, is the zone of earthquakes surrounding the Pacific Ocean- about 90% of the world's earthquakes occur there. The next most seismic region (5-6% of earthquakes) is the Alpide belt (extends from Mediterranean region, eastward through Turkey, Iran, and northern India.From "This Dynamic Earth: The Story of Plate Tectonics"

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