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Earthquake News
A news and history website including current and breaking news.
The U.S. Geological Survey, Earthquake Hazards Program provides general information, current happenings and research.
Global Warming

Global Warming
Global Warming
Frequently Asked Questions.  From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
What's Up with the Weather
From PBS - "the truth about global warming."  Includes a teacher's guide and an FAQ.
Space History

History of Space Exploration
Profiles on U.S. and International missions.
How Space Shuttles Work
From the How Stuff Works Media Network.
Mars Exploration Rover Mission
The latest information for both kids and adults.
NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory Website
News updates about missions, space images, and a listing of JPL public web pages.
Space Shuttle
About the missions of the space shuttle, "the most complex machine ever built."
Space Shuttle Columbia
Information from NASA
Spaceflight Now
Breaking news, current and future shuttle missions, archived news and current video clips. Click on "Features" for a collection of photographs from 100 shuttle launches.

How Volcanoes Work
Describes the science behind volcanoes and volcanic processes.
Volcano World
Volcanoes of the world, of other worlds, volcanic parks, ask a volcanologist and more.
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