Earth Science

Unit 2 – Earth Science

Slideshow on Plate Tectonics and Seafloor Spreading from University of Hawaii School of Ocean and Earth Science

What features form at plate tectonic boundaries?

Can volcanoes form just anywhere?

What is a Hotspot Volcano?


Recycling Earth’s Crust

Earth Science in a Nutshell

Age of Grand Canyon

NASA – The Carbon Cycle Explained

PG&E – Exploring clean energy solutions

Recycling the Dead

Carbon Footprint – Average American

NASA – Climate Change

Ocean Acidification

Deposition and Erosion

What Is the Difference Between Erosion and Deposition?

What are igneous rocks?

What is Earth’s Mantle?

Plate Tectonics in a Nutshell

Lake Baikal – Deepest Lake in the World

Rift Zones: New Understanding Of Incredible Forces, Oil And Gas Reserves Beneath The Earth’s Surface

Lake Baikal – Images

Bye bye East Africa – the African continent is splitting in two and won’t have its Horn

Rift Valleys

Earth’s Core 1,000 Degrees Hotter Than Expected

Can volcanoes form just anywhere? Why do they form where they do?

Hotspot Volcanoes – Hawaii and Yellowstone

Understanding the split personality of Iceland’s volcanoes

Evolving Earth: Plate Tectonics (Earthquakes etc.)

Most earthquakes and volcanic eruptions do not strike randomly but occur in specific areas, such as along plate boundaries.

No, You Can’t Outrun a Tsunami

California’s Geologic History