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Encounter Earth

Interactive Geoscience Explorations

Steve Kluge

Feb 2009, Paperback, 72 pages
ISBN13: 9780321581297
ISBN10: 0321581296
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Encounter Earth gives you a new, well-organized way to visualize key topics, helping you find Google Earth™ locations for assignments created. Here's how it works: Each of 20 Explorations consists of a worksheet and a .KMZ file. The worksheets, available in the workbook or as PDFs, guide you through activities and ask for feedback. The .KMZ files, designed to be read by the Google Earth™ application, contains placemarks, overlays, and annotations referred to in the worksheets. Worksheets are printed in a paperback supplement that also includes an access code to the Encounter Earth website. The supplement is perforated for homework assignments. It's the ideal companion to your introductory geoscience course.

1. Using Google Earth™
2. Interpreting Topographic Maps
3. Running Water: Stream Dynamics
4. Deposition: Angle of Repose
5. Mass Wasting: Landslides
6. Groundwater and Karst
7. Alpine Glaciation: Active Ice
8. Alpine Glaciation: After the Ice
9. Continental Glaciation: After the Ice
10. Shorelines
11. Plate Tectonics: Divergent and Transform Boundaries
12. Plate Tectonics: Convergent Boundaries
13. Volcanism: Global Distribution of Volcanoes
14. Volcanism: Lava Flows
15. Volcanism: Calderas
16. Structural Geology: The Boulder Flatirons
17. Geologic History: Dinosaur Ridge
18. Geologic History: Red Rocks
19. Natural Hazards
20. Impact Structures

Each of 20 Explorations consists of a worksheet and a .KMZ file.
— The worksheets, available in the workbook or as PDFs, guide students through activities and ask for feedback.
— The .KMZ files, designed to be read by the Google Earth™ application, contains placemarks, overlays, and annotations referred to in the worksheets.

Worksheets are printed in a paperback supplement that also includes an access code to the Encounter Earth website. The supplement is perforated for homework assignments.

The Pearson-hosted website contains the .KMZ files and PDF versions of the worksheets. Students who do not purchase a paperback workbook may purchase access to the Encounter Earth website to access the worksheets and files.

An accompanying Encounter Earth website, located at www.mygeoscience.com/Kluge, offers access to electronic versions of each exploration.

Value Pack options:
Encounter Earth is available at no additional cost when ordered in a shrink wrap package with any Pearson textbook.

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