ERIC Number: ED465585
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Teaching Earth Science. Digital Data Series. [CD-ROM].
Alpha, Tau Rho, Ed.; Diggles, Michael F., Ed.
This CD-ROM contains 17 computer-generated teaching tools, 16 interactive HyperCard "stacks", and a printable model. The 17 tools are separated into the following categories: (1) Geologic Processes; (2) Fossilization; (3) Earthquakes and Faulting; and (4) Map Projections and Globes. A navigation stack, "Earth Science," is provided as a launching place from which to access all the other stacks. The HyperCard Stacks folder can also be opened and any of the 16 stacks can be launched individually. In addition, a 17th report, Earth and Tectonic Globes, is provided as a printable document. (Author/MVL)
Descriptors: Earth Science, Earthquakes, Geology, Higher Education, Map Skills, Optical Data Disks, Plate Tectonics, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Secondary Education
USGS Information Services, Box 25286, Denver, CO 80225 ($11.50). Tel: 888-275-8747 (Toll Free); e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://mapping.usgs.gov.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Computer Programs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Geological Survey (Dept. of Interior), Reston, VA.