Unique characteristics of Earth are also discussed. Earth's Interior Oil wells do more than just produce oil they serve as windows to Earth's interior.This program introduces the topic of geophysics, exploring methods of studying what lies beneath Earth's surface.
This series can also be used as a resource for teacher professional development. Major topics addressed in the series, including plate tectonics, natural resources, seismology, and erosion, are introduced in this program. The Restless Planet Early Greek astronomers believed that Earth was the center of the universe.This series shows the physical processes and human activities that shape our planet.From earthquakes and volcanoes to the creation of sea-floor crusts and shifting river courses, Earth Revealed offers stunning visuals that explain plate tectonics and other geologic concepts and principles.Geologists find absolute ages by measuring the amount of certain radioactive elements in the rock.When rocks are formed, small amounts of radioactive elements usually get included.
Students are tasked with three "mini-labs" in this class block, which are of increasing complexity.