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 Discover! Geology Volume 3: Carving the Earth: Soils, Erosion and Landforms

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Discover! Geology Volume 3: Carving the Earth: Soils, Erosion and Landforms

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Discover! Science Library

ScienceSchoolHouse’s new Discover! Science Library for grades 6-8 and 9-12, have the following features and components:

  1. Interactive multimedia tutorials: Each Unit includes up to 200 screens with text and pictures/illustrations plus interactive exercises and lots of video clips. All core text is fully narrated (with an on/off option). Built to pedagogically correct standards with appendices for advanced research.
  2. Two text levels: Students can toggle between grades 9-12 and grades 6-8 text levels or stay at one of the two text levels throughout. All vocabulary checked for age appropriateness.
  3. One 30-minute, high-resolution, digital video associated with each Unit, with content indexing and one-click navigation.
  4. Quizzes for the students and Test Banks for teachers.
  5. Teacher’s Guides and state and national curriculum correlations on our website.

System Requirments

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7+, Firefox 10+, Safari 4+, Opera 9+

In this Unit:

Quizzes and Test Banks

Manual

Interactive Exercises

  • 1_7 Environmental Site Assessment
  • 1_8 World Land Use
  • 2_1 Hydrologic Cycle Animations
  • 2_5 The Hydrologic Cycle
  • 3_1 Glaciers
  • 4_1 Down in the Flood - Changing Sea Level
  • 4_2 Hypsographic Chart
  • 6_3 Satellite Images of Earth
  • 6_9 Topography Map

Movies and Animations

  • 1_1 Physical Weathering
  • 1_4 Flying Over Atlanta
  • 1_9 Erosion
  • 2_5 Las Vegas
  • 2_7 The Mississippi River
  • 2_13 Mississippi-Missouri Flood
  • 3_1 Pine Island Glacier
  • 3_4 Accumulation
  • 3_5 Ice Cover Projections
  • 3_8 Glacial Movement
  • 4_1 Mapping the Ocean
  • 4_3 Sea Floor Mapping
  • 4_5 East and South Coast
  • 5_1 Earth
  • 5_6 Natural Gas Formation
  • 5_8 Chattanooga Tennessee
  • 5_9 Mt. St. Helens Animation
  • 5_15 Fly Around Glacier Bay, Alaska
  • 5_16 Verified Craters
  • 6_1 Slides and Maps
  • 6_3 Remote Sensing
  • 6_6 Remote Sensing Slides

Interactive Multimedia Tutorial Tables of Contents

Chapter 1: Weathering and Soils

Weathering is a key process of change in our world. Learn how physical and chemical weathering shape our Earth, and produce its life-sustaining soil.

  • 1.1 Physical Weathering
  • 1.2 Chemical Weathering
  • 1.3 Mass Wasting
  • 1.4 Soils: Residue of Weathering
  • 1.5 Formation of Soils
  • 1.6 Soil Types
  • 1.7 Soil Uses and Conservation
  • 1.8 Soils of the World
  • 1.9 Soil Problems - Let’s Conserve

Chapter 2: Rivers and Groundwater

Experience the dynamic hydrologic cycle at Earth’s surface and underground. Learn about rivers, the water table, groundwater, and how water moves and modifies the Earth’s surface.

  • 2.1 Hydrologic Cycle
  • 2.2 Watersheds
  • 2.3 Landforms Created by Running Water
  • 2.4 Rivers
  • 2.5 How Water Moves
  • 2.6 Large Valleys
  • 2.7 Floodplains
  • 2.8 Reaching the Ocean
  • 2.9 Groundwater
  • 2.10 Water Table
  • 2.11 Aquifers
  • 2.12 Removing Groundwater
  • 2.13 Watershed Modification

Chapter 3: Glaciers and Glaciation

Understand the power of glaciers; how they form, move, and shape the surface of Earth.

  • 3.1 What is a Glacier?
  • 3.2 Types of Glaciers
  • 3.3 How do Glaciers Form?
  • 3.4 Glacier Growth - Accumulation
  • 3.5 Glacier Shrinkage - Ablation
  • 3.6 The Glacial Balance
  • 3.7 How Do We Know Glaciers Move?
  • 3.8 Glacial Movement
  • 3.9 How Fast Do Glaciers Move?
  • 3.10 Glacial Erosion and Sediments
  • 3.11 Glacial Erosion
  • 3.12 Glaciation

Chapter 4: Ocean Topography and Shorelines

Investigate the mountain ranges and topography of the ocean bottom, and explore the unique characteristics of coastlines and beaches.

  • 4.1 Filling up the Oceans
  • 4.2 Where the Land Meets the Ocean
  • 4.3 Topography of Oceans and Continents
  • 4.4 The Coastal Zone
  • 4.5 Types of Coast
  • 4.6 Beaches

Chapter 5: Landforms on Earth

A fascinating look at Earth’s landforms and structures from space.

  • 5.1 Different View .
  • 5.2 Stratigraphy and Structure
  • 5.3 Folds and Faults
  • 5.4 Faults and Joints
  • 5.5 Aerial Photography - Mineral Exploration
  • 5.6 Oil and Gas Exploration
  • 5.7 Geomorphology
  • 5.8 Tectonic Landforms
  • 5.9 Volcanic Landforms
  • 5.10 Fluvial Landforms
  • 5.11 Deltaic Landforms
  • 5.12 Coastal Landforms
  • 5.13 Karst Landforms
  • 5.14 Aeolian Landforms
  • 5.15 Glacial Landforms
  • 5.16 Impact Craters
  • 5.17 The Big Bump
  • 5.18 Crater Morphology
  • 5.19 Urban Land Use

Chapter 6: Mapping the Earth

Throughout history and into the space age, the task of mapping our planet has kept pace. Scales, projections, and symbols are discussed, along with an introduction to cartography and remote sensing.

  • 6.1 Introduction - Maps
  • 6.2 All About Maps
  • 6.3 Maps and Remote Sensing
  • 6.4 Maps and Mapmaking
  • 6.5 Mapmaking in the Renaissance
  • 6.6 Development of Remote Sensing
  • 6.7 Cartography
  • 6.8 Scales in Mapmaking
  • 6.9 Map Projection
  • 6.10 Cartesian System
  • 6.11 Map Symbology

Note: Appendices A, B and C are common to all Discover! titles.

Appendix A: Scientific Method

  • A.1 The Need to Know
  • A.2 What Makes Science Different?
  • A.3 Induction
  • A.4 The Scientific Method
  • A.5 Hypothesis and Deduction
  • A.6 Experiments and Observation
  • A.7 Acceptance of Hypotheses
  • A.8 Theories and Laws
  • A.9 The Cycle of Scientific Inquiry
  • A.10 Scientists Build Models
  • A.11 Scientific Theories and Revolutions
  • A.12 Scientists Doing Science
  • A.13 Open Communication
  • A.14 Ethical Responsibilities
  • A.15 Role of Technology
  • A.16 Science and Society

Appendix B: Measurement Systems and SI Units

  • B.1 The Need for Common Units
  • B.2 Some Old Units of Measurement
  • B.3 Problems with Different Measurement Systems
  • B.4 The SI (Metric) System
  • B.5 Basic Units of SI
  • B.6 Derived Units
  • B.7 More Derived Units
  • B.8 Decimal Multipliers
  • B.9 SI Prefixes
  • B.10 Scientific Notation
  • B.11 Large and Small Numbers
  • B.12 Exact and Approximate Numbers
  • B.13 Precision Measurements
  • B.14 Significant Figures
  • B.15 Scientific Notation and Precision
  • B.16 Accuracy and Precision
  • B.17 Dangers of Many Digits
  • B.18 Working with Scientific Notation

Appendix C: Careers in Science

  • C.1 Careers in Science
  • C.2 Careers in Geology
  • C.3 Careers in Oceanography
  • C.4 Careers in Atmospheric Science
  • C.5 Careers in Astronomy
  • C.6 Geological Field Safety

Appendix D : Appalachian Mountains

  • D.1 Appalachian Mountains

Appendix E: Geology of California, USA

  • E.1 California is Unique
  • E.2 Geology of California
  • E.3 Tectonic History of California
  • E.4 San Andreas Fault

xMedia Movie

When the Bay Area Quakes (20 min.)

A close-up experience of an earthquake in California’s San Francisco Bay area and the damage that results. Learn about earthquake monitoring and prediction. Study ground shaking, liquefaction, landslides and ground rupturing.

  • Introduction
  • San Andreas Fault
  • Loma Prieta Earthquake - 1989
  • Ground Shaking - Strongest Near Epicenter
  • Seismic Waves Spread From Epicenter
  • Bedrock and Aluvium
  • Flood Plain Response - More Than Bedrock
  • Liquefaction
  • Sand Volcanoes
  • Landslides
  • Ground Rupturing
  • The Four Main Types of Ground Behavior
  • 1906 Earthquake Scenes
  • Predicting Earthquakes - Seismometers
  • Accelerographs
  • Global Satellite Positioning
  • Rock Samples Analyzed
  • Crustal Plate Slippage
  • Hayward Fault Most Likely Next Quake
  • Preparing for Future Earthquakes
  • Parkfield Earthquake Prediction Experiment

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