In this exercise, students investigate hypsometry (the distribution of land area at different elevations) and its use in evaluating how tectonic processes shape the landscape. Introductory materials explain the balance...
This lesson focuses on relative versus absolute velocity. Students can use a program to calculate the different types of velocities for different points along plate boundaries. A very brief description of the earth's...
This site offers several sets of questions for students to answer about where mountain ranges are located and why they are where they are. Many of the questions have links to more information and/or images. Questions...
This lesson introduces students to faulting from the Quaternary Period and the Holocene Epoch in the State of Idaho. They will examine a map showing the distribution of these faults and answer questions concerning...
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