18 Earth Science Google Earths

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Lab Using Google Earth
Attached is a lab and a Google earth file. They teach the different types of landscapes and stream drainage patterns. The Google file needs to be loaded onto the computers in order to do the activity.

Pacific Rim Tour
I introduced my students to a set of pictures demonstrating volcanic and earthquake activity around the Pacific. Then I sent them on a flying tour of ~24 stops, starting somewhere above the southern tip of S. America, all the way north to the Aleutians.

Yosemite Valley
Here's one of my favorite geologic hot spots. A must visit.

Ramapo Fault
The Ramapo Fault forms the boundary between the Triassic Lowlands and the Hudson Highlands of SE NY and shows up clearly in the distance in the image.

Ramapo Fault
The Ramapo Fault forms the boundary between the Triassic Lowlands and the Hudson Highlands of SE NY and shows up clearly in the distance in the image.

River Delta Comparison
I have attached some river views that you might like. Compare the Mississippi delta with the atchafalaya delta. The former is shrinking, and the latter is growing.

It's All Greek To Me!!
This lesson allows students to use modern technology to recreate Eratosthenes' method of estimating the Earth's polar circumference.

NYS Reference Tables 3 & 8
GIS map of Generalized Bedrock of NYS, 1989.

NYS ESRT Pg3
Hand Shaded NYS 1989 Map

NYS ESRTS Pg 8 And 9 On Google Earth
Hand colored Generalized Bedrock Geology of NYS, 1989 legend and Geologic History of NYS Table. Be sure to zoom in and change the angle of viewing with all available arrows.