The Layered Earth: Physical Geography
Product Number: Z48992
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Grades 5-12. A complete simulation-based teaching solution that provides a student-focused, rich multi-media environment including lessons, interactive computer simulations, innovative exercises, numerous extensions and connections, and assessment activities. Topics include 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; and biomes, plant geography, and soils. Accurate visualizations and simulations engage students and enhance basic concepts. Features lesson plans correlated to state and national standards; in-depth exercises that foster observation, measurement, mathematical, and analytical thinking skills; guiding questions; key concepts; and a lesson summary to keep students on track. Students learn to make connections between Earth science and mathematics, literacy, history, travel, and STSE (Science, Technology, Society, and the Environment).
Includes digital teacher's guide.
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System Requirements: Windows® XP/Vista/7/8 (not compatible with Windows® 8 RT), Macintosh® OS X® 10.6 or higher. 1 GHz or higher processor, 1 GB RAM, and 5 GB hard disk space. Java 1.6 (provided).