Layered Earth integrates your Earth Science curriculum with the latest technology to prepare your students for the skills they'll need in the 21st Century. In a dynamic environment, through step-by-step computer explorations, activities and resources, you''ll guide your students through a geological journey that will rock their world.
Five Important Advantages of Layered Earth Geology
No need to update software. You are always using the latest version every time you login.
Easier installation and maintenance.
Works over the internet with a modern web browser.
Accessible on most devices, including Desktop Computers, iPads, Chromebooks, and Tablets.
Eliminates the need for your IT department to maintain the software.
Why Layered Earth Geology is Great!
Enable your students to envision Earth as a whole system. Show them tectonic plate boundaries, mountain ranges, volcanoes, earthquakes, mineral resources and biomes. Dive into the Earth's core, slice open a volcano or watch rocks transform. They'll even witness the changing shapes of Earth's major landmasses throughout history!
Manipulating models is an effective way to investigate scientific ideas, especially when dealing with things that are very slow, fast, large or small. With Layered Earth, you'll give your students a virtual model of Earth that can be measured, manipulated and visualized, to build a deeper understanding of how the Earth system works.
35+ Lesson Plans correlated to state, and national standards that meet curriculum need
Clear articulation of Learner Expectations for each lesson through the use of an introductory Guiding Questions, bulleted Key Concepts, and a Lesson Summary highlighting the main points of review
An attractive learning environment with clear and easy to follow Progression of Concepts
Accurate and innovative Visualizations and Simulations that engage students and illustrate and enhance basic concepts
In-depth Discovery Exercises that foster observation, measurement, mathematical, and analytical thinking skills
Pre- and Post-Assessment Activities to test student knowledge and learning, and reinforce basic concepts
Incorporates Learner Strategies from current educational research such as anticipation guides, multiple intelligences, and graphic organizers
Numerous Links and Extensions for rich learning environment that provide connections to mathematics, literacy, history, travel and STSE (Science, Technology, Society, and the Environment)
Teachable Moments feature keeps content fresh and relevant by providing educators with auto updates of new lessons, exercises, simulations, and phenomena!
Layered Earth includes our interactive Earth Science software and Teacher's Guide with full curricular support.