Layered Earth Physical Geography (Student Download)

Please note that the student download requires purchase of the Instructor's Edition.

Layered Earth
Your Educational Advantage for Social Science

For AP and Higher Education

Layered Earth Physical Geography is now available for students to download on their home and personal computers! Great for virtual classrooms, perfect for homework, ideal for independent observation. 

The Layered Earth Physical Geography provides a student-focused, rich multi-media environment that includes lessons, interactive computer simulations, innovative exercises, numerous extensions and connections, and assessment activities. Engaging visualizations and rich pedagogy appeal to a wide variety of students and teaching styles.  

  • 50+ lessons correlated to your textbook and curriculum
  • Clear articulation of learner expectations for each lesson through the use of an introductory Guiding Question, 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 a rich learning environment that provide connections to mathematics, literacy, history, travel, and STSE (Science, Technology, Society and the Environment)
Topics Covered: 

  • Maps, Remote Sensing and GIS
  • Earth's Energy Balance
  • The Atmosphere, Weather and Climate Systems
  • Tectonic Processes and Landforms
  • Volcanism and Landforms
  • Weathering and Mass Movements
  • Groundwater Landscapes
  • Fluvial, Eolian, Glacial and Coastal Processes
  • Biomes, Plant Geography and Soils
If you are interested in a multi-user license, please call 877-290-8256.

System Requirements:

  • DVD Drive
  • 512MB RAM (1GB Recommended)
  • Video Card with 64MB RAM (256MB Recommended)
  • Windows: 7 or higher (Important: not compatible with Windows 8 RT). Java 1.6 (provided)
  • Mac: OSX 10.7 or higher

    $29.95 USD