Chapter 5 - Our Dynamic Earth

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Unit C - Earth and Its Resources

  • Chapter 5 - Our Dynamic Earth

Hoe does Earth's surface change?

Just Add Water!

Hands-on Activity, Classroom Activity

Just Add Water!

Give your class a tour of the diverse landscape of your own undersea realm!

Plate Tectonics Puzzle

Classroom Activity

Plate Tectonics Puzzle

Piece together what Earth may have looked like approximately 220 million years ago when there was a single supercontinent, Pangaea.

Tsunami Science: Reducing the Risk

Science Bulletin

Tsunami Science: Reducing the Risk

The scientific data left in the wake of the horrific December 26, 2004 tsunami is proving invaluable to better prepare for future events. Meet the researchers at the crest of this relatively young science. Featured are the geologists, seismologists, and computer modelers of the U.S. Pacific Northwest, an area replete with geological and anthropological evidence of past tsunamis. Learn how the region is preparing for its inevitable next wave.

Yellowstone: Monitoring the Fire Below

Science Bulletin

Yellowstone: Monitoring the Fire Below

Three of the most catastrophic volcanic eruptions in geologic history occurred at a place now visited by nearly four million people a year: Yellowstone National Park. The magma chamber responsible still lies beneath, and continues to steam, heat, and shift the park landscape. Science Bulletins talks with the geologists regularly monitoring these disquieting signals to understand where this active region lies in its volcanic life span.

For Educators: Water

Curriculum Collection

For Educators: Water

An in-depth look at the life-giving and finite resource of water.

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