Short, Human Geography: A Short Introduction 2e Student Resources
Chapter 01 Exercise 1.1: Dynamic Earth
Follow the link to view the interactives. Then answer the following questions.
Important Note: This web-based visualization requires an up-to-date Adobe Flash Player browser plugin and Java Script enabled. Make sure to take note of any pop-ups or requests to download updates. Accordingly, be prepared to wait for video and interactive feature load times, which will depend on Internet connection speeds and other factors.
In this module, you will explore the inner depths of the Earth, the structure and processes that shape Earth’s surface from within. The module will enable you to explore the topic of Tectonics introduced in Chapter One: The Home Planet. You will be able to visualize the Earth’s internal layers, the characteristics and movements of tectonic plates, as well as the resulting tectonic landforms. As you first encounter the interactive, notice the menu headings for each unit of the module. Click the link above to get started. Follow the red, underlined links and activity buttons from unit to unit as you complete the module.