Earth's Surface

  • Earth Surface Enrichment Activities:

    This science chapter has to do with mapping the earth's surface, weathering and soil, erosion and deposition, and geologic time.

    There are three enrichment activities to choose if you desire to expand your knowledge of any of the items in this chapter.  Click on the titles on the left to access the information. 

    1) Take a virtual field trip to the Le Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, California.  What is a tar pit?  How old are they? What did archaeologists find inside?

    2) Do you remember Hurricane Sandy?  I'm sure you do.  It was the super storm that hit the New Jersey coast at the end of October, 2012.  We missed a week of school due to power outages.  Take a look a the wind and wave erosion caused by this superstorm.

    3) What subject in this chapter peaks your curiosity?  Complete an Inquiry project of your choice.