Topography and the Earth

From the: Planet Earth Series

This program describes the major topographical features of Earth including mountains, plains, and plateaus. Footage from throughout North America takes students to the Rocky Mountains, the plains of Iowa, and the Colorado Plateau to illustrate these major features. The characteristics of Earth's interior are also explored. Other terminology includes: topography, landscape, elevation, sea level, relief, mountain range, plateau, crust, lithosphere, asthenosphere, mantle, and core.

Received Special Mention as Outstanding Video in its Subject and Grade Level.  "A well-organized production with clear, concise, and well documented definitions, supported by excellent photography." --NAMTC Curricular Media/ National Media Market October 2002

National Association of Media and Technology Centers
NAMTC Curricular Media/National Media Market
October 2002

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Sample Video: Mountains

Digital Bundle

License Details
Single School License. Digital Bundle includes video files for full show and 7-10 content clips in H.264 (for iPods) and.WMV format. Plus 15-20 images (.jpg), teacher’s guide (.pdf) and metadata.

  • Product Code:
  • VLC042Digital
  • ISBN:
  • 9781592343652
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