Dynamically explore The Earth on a web browser!
- 50+ lessons correlated to your textbook and curriculum
- Accurate and innovative visualizations and simulations that engage students and illustrate and enhance basic concepts
- In-depth discovery exercises that foster observation, measurement, mathematical and analytical thinking skills
- Incorporates learner strategies from current educational research such as anticipation guides, multiple intelligences and graphic organizers
Clear articulation of learner expectations for each lesson using an introductory guiding question, bulleted key concepts, and a lesson summary highlighting the main points of review. Numerous links and extensions for a rich learning environment that provide connections to mathematics, literacy, history, travel, and STSE (Science, Technology, Society and the Environment). Teachable moments feature keeps content fresh and relevant by providing educators with auto updates of new lessons, exercises, simulations, and phenomena!
The Layered Earth Physical Geography Web provides a student-focused, rich multi-media environment that includes lessons, interactive computer simulations, innovative exercises, numerous extensions and connections, and assessment activities. Engaging visualizations and rich pedagogy appeal to a wide variety of students and teaching styles.
Topics Covered: Maps, Remote Sensing and GIS; Earth's Energy Balance; The Atmosphere, Weather and Climate Systems; Tectonic Processes and Landforms; Volcanism and Landforms; Weathering and Mass Movements; Groundwater Landscapes; Fluvial, Eolian, Glacial and Coastal Processes; Biomes, Plant Geography and Soils.