Mrs. Dunlap’s Earth Science Class
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Mrs. Dunlap’s Earth Science Class. SCIENCE. Where?. Where?. Science,Where’s Science?. It’s Everywhere!. Where?. Where?. I. Earth Formations. Welcome to the 7 Wonders of the World. All chosen by geological importance and its popularity with tourists. MOUNT EVEREST.

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Mrs. Dunlap’s Earth Science Class

SCIENCE


Where?

Where?

Science,Where’s Science?

It’s Everywhere!

Where?

Where?


I. Earth Formations


Welcome to the 7 Wonders of the World

All chosen by geological importance and its popularity with tourists.


MOUNTEVEREST

Located: Border of Nepal and Tibet

Created by: Collision of 2 tectonic plates. The highest is the Himalayas. The range rises about 1 cm/year


The Grand Canyon

Located: Northwestern Arizona for 277 miles

Created by: Erosion of rock by Colorado R. over a period of 6 mya.


MATTERHORN

Located: Switzerland & Italy

Created by: Glaciers formed the horn by eroding rock from the Mtn.

as they pushed inward from opposite sides. (14,692 ft.)


AYERS ROCK

Location: Desert in Central Australia

Created by: Plate movement: It rises 1,142 ft. It is composed of red

sandstone and is the World’s largest Monolith.


Victoria Falls

Located: Zambezi R. in S. Africa

Drops 355 ft. into a gorge.


METEOR CRATER

Located: Winslow, Arizona

Created by: Meteorite that struck the Earth about 50,000 years ago.

*570 ft. deep and 4,180 ft. wide


Great Barrier Reef

Located: Off the coast of Australia – 1,250 miles long.

Created by: Small islands of solid coral. Coral is hardened skeletons of animals called polyps that have died. Billions of live polyps add a brilliant coloring to the reef.


II. Living Earth


III. Technology


Food

Cosmetics

Clothes

Toilets

Automobiles

Telephones

Space Exploration

Radio

Airplanes

Skiing/Snowboarding

Television

Computers

Lights

Heat & Air in Homes

Jewelry

Medicine

IV. Benefits of Science


Science Is All Around Us

Your assignment this year is to come to appreciate it and try to understand it a little bit better.

Words and Ideas have already changed the World.

Who knows, your idea may be next!


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