Exploring Earth


Using imagery and visualizations, this site offers investigations of almost every Earth science topic imaginable. It is structured to follow the unit and chapter headings of an Earth science textbook, offering interactive explorations to complement the topics. The scope is extensive, covering dynamic Earth processes, atmospheric science and ocean science.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology, Atmospheric Science, Oceanography, Hydrology, Environmental Science, Ecosystems:Biogeochemical cycling, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Pedagogic Resources, Audio/Visual:Collections, Pedagogic Resources:Collection
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)
Topics: Earth surface, Climate, Solid Earth, Energy/Material cycles, Atmosphere, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere, Solar system, Ocean, Time/Earth History, Human Dimensions/Resources
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Oceanography, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Planetary Science, Atmospheric Science, Biogeoscience, Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water