View of the planet Earth from the Apollo spacecraft. The Red Sea, which separates Saudi Arabia from the continent of Africa, is clearly visible at the top. (Photograph courtesy of NASA.) Ordering Instructions This book was originally published in paper form in February 1996 (design and coordination by Martha Kiger; illustrations and production by Jane Russell). U.S. or it can be ordered directly from the U.S. Call toll-free 1-888-ASK-USGS Or write to USGS Information Services Box 25286, Building 810 Denver Federal Center Denver, CO 80225 303-202-4700; Fax 303-202-4693 Version History Version 1.20 The online edition contains all text from the original book in its entirety. Linked Websites Please visit the Smithsonian Institution This Dynamic Planet website. See also This Dynamic Planet, the map showing the Earth's physiographic features, current plate movements, and locations of volcanoes, earthquakes, and impact craters.
Breathingearth - CO2Science Education News: HHMI Debuts EarthViewer App for iPadEarthViewer shows continental arrangements as they shift through time—including Pangea from 215 million years ago.Have you ever wanted to go back in time to see what the Earth looked like 400 million years ago? You can with the EarthViewer, a free, interactive app designed for the iPad, that lets users explore the Earth’s history with the touch of a finger by scrolling through 4.5 billion years of geological evolution. The app, developed by HHMI’s BioInteractive team, tracks the planet’s continental shifts, compares changes in climate as far back as the planet’s origin, and explores the Earth’s biodiversity over the last 540 million years. It combines visual analysis with hard data, and helps students make connections between geological and biological change. Download the HHMI EarthViewer app from the App Store. We're very interested in how the app can be used in formal education. Dennis Liu “We're very interested in how the app can be used in formal education.
#GeoEdChat | #Geography #Education #GeoEd #Geo #GIS #Teaching #Learning #OutdoorEd #Fieldwork #GuerrillaGeography #GAWeekHistoric EarthquakesOne person injured and extensive damage to roads and bridges. Structural damage occurred in the villages of Slana and Mentasta Lake, minor structural damage occurred at Fairbanks and items were knocked from shelves at Cantwell, Denali National Park, Glenallen, Paxson and Tok. Damage estimated at 20 million U.S. dollars. Some supports on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline were damaged and operation was suspended temporarily. Maximum intensity IX was assigned to areas where surface rupture occurred. Felt (VIII) at Gakona and (VII) at Cantwell, Denali National Park and Tok.
San Andreas Fault Homepage: Information, photos, maps, fault location and more!γεωγραφίαΗ γεωγραφία μπορεί να υποστηριχθεί με τα λογισμικά που προτείνει το Παιδαγωγικό Ινστιτούτο και με ιστοσελίδες ή προγράμματα τα οποία προσφέρονται δωρεάν στο διαδίκτυο και διαθέτουν αρκετό εκπαιδευτικό υλικό ή υλικό το οποίο μπορεί να χρησιμοποιηθεί στην τάξη. Στην πρώτη κατηγορία περιλαμβάνονται τα λογισμικά: · ΓΕΩΛΟΓΙΑ ΓΕΩΓΡΑΦΙΑ Α & Β γυμνασίου. Περιλαμβάνει εποπτικό και διαδραστικό υλικό καθώς και φύλλα εργασίας. · ΓΕΩΓΡΑΦΙΑ Α΄ - Β΄ ΓΥΜΝΑΣΙΟΥ. · ΤΑΞΙΔΕΥΟΝΤΑΣ με τους χάρτες στην Ελλάδα και τον κόσμο. Στη δεύτερη κατηγορία θα κατέτασσα τους εξής ιστοτόπους: · Δεν χρειάζεται συστάσεις. · www.cruiser.gr για χάρτες της Ελλάδας. · Για δορυφορικές εικόνες απ'; όλο τον κόσμο. · Για τους πρόσφατους σεισμούς στον Ελλαδικό χώρο. · Για τους πρόσφατους σεισμούς σε παγκόσμιο επίπεδο. Εγκατάσταση λογισμικού Γεωγραφίας.pdf GoogleEarth Γεωγρ.
GSA EarthCache - An IntroductionHow to Have Fun & Learn about the Earth at EarthCache™ Sites Visiting an EarthCache site is a great way to learn more about our wonderful world. It can take you to many places that you would not normally visit, and teach you about why those places are special or unique. EarthCache sites can also teach you and your family important skills such as navigation and map reading. What do I need to visit an EarthCache site? You need a Global Positional System Receiver (GPSr or GPS for short). How do I find my first EarthCache? Once you have your GPS unit and have practiced entering latitude and longitude coordinates, just go to the EarthCache listings. Print out that page. Enter the latitude and longitude for the EarthCache site into your GPS. Your GPS should be able to place you within 20 feet of the EarthCache site. Now I have found my EarthCache site, what do I do? When you get back to your computer, go back to the listing for that EarthCache site and click on the button to "log your visit."
Geo-PrimaryAssessing Primary Geography Teacher assessment is a complex matter, but here are a few tools to help you with part of the process. Principles and purposes of assessment These are some special assessment tasks devised by teachers in Staffordshire and Derby. Recording pupils' progress These examples of recording grids are useful to help you devise your own. Working on your own moderating pupils' attainment can be very difficult.
Make a Seismograph Science ProjectYou may have heard of the Richter scale used to study earthquakes. In 1935 Charles Richter developed a system to measure the magnitude --or amount of energy released--of an earthquake. Each whole number on the Richter scale indicates a tenfold increase in amplitude (greatness in size). Scientists also measure seismic waves, or movements in the earth's crust. Fill a 2-liter soda bottle with water and use wire to suspend it about 1' above the surface of a table, using a sturdy stick or ruler set across stacks of heavy books. There's another measurement used for earthquakes: the Modified Mercalli Scale is used to measure intensity, or how strong the effects of the quake are. If it isn't confusing enough with so many things to measure, there's one more method for determining magnitude.