EarthComm

This correlation lists the recommended Gizmos for this textbook. Click any Gizmo title below for more information.

1: Astronomy

1.1: The Size and Scale of the Universe

 H-R Diagram
 Star Spectra

1.2: Locating Astronomical Objects in the Night Sky

 H-R Diagram
 Star Spectra

1.4: Orbits and Effects

 Gravity Pitch
 Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws
 Solar System

1.5: The Sun-Earth-Moon System

 3D Eclipse
 Eclipse
 Ocean Tides
 Phases of the Moon
 Tides

1.7: The Sun and its Effects

 Greenhouse Effect

1.8: The Electromagnetic Spectrum

 Basic Prism
 Herschel Experiment
 Radiation
 Star Spectra

1.9: The Lives of Stars

 H-R Diagram
 Star Spectra

2: Plate Tectonics

2.1: Where Are the Volcanoes and Earthquakes

 Plate Tectonics

2.2: Earth's Moving Lithospheric Plates

 Building Pangaea
 Plate Tectonics

2.3: What Drives the Plates?

 Conduction and Convection
 Plate Tectonics

2.4: Plate Motions and Plate Intersections

 Plate Tectonics

2.5: Plate Boundary Environments

 Plate Tectonics

2.6: The Changing Geography of Your Community

 Plate Tectonics

2.10: Earthquakes

 Earthquake - Recording Station

2.11: Detecting Earthquake Waves

 Earthquake - Determination of Epicenter
 Earthquake - Recording Station

2.12: Earthquake Magnitude

 Earthquake - Determination of Epicenter
 Earthquake - Recording Station

3: Minerals, Rocks, and Structures

3.1: What Are Minerals?

 Mineral Identification

3.2: Igneous Rocks and the Geologic History of Your Community

 Rock Classification
 Rock Cycle

3.3: Sedimentary Rocks and the Geologic History of Your Community

 Rock Classification
 Rock Cycle

3.4: Metamorphic Rocks and the Geologic History of Your Community

 Rock Classification
 Rock Cycle

4: Surface Processes

4.2: Slopes and Landscapes

 Building Topographic Maps
 Reading Topographic Maps

4.7: Soil and Land Use

 Porosity

5: Oceans

5.1: The Causes of Ocean Circulation

 Conduction and Convection

6: Severe Weather

6.1: What Conditions Create Thunderstorms?

 Weather Maps

6.3: Tracking Thunderstorm Movement Through Radar

 Weather Maps

6.7: Tropical Storms and Hurricanes

 Hurricane Motion

7: Climate Change

7.5: How Do Carbon Dioxide Concentrations in the Atmosphere Affect Global Climate?

 Greenhouse Effect

7.6: How Might Global Warming Affect Your Community?

 Greenhouse Effect

Content correlation last revised: 5/21/2013