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Earth science<br />
Earth<br />The earth is a huge sphere<br />It is covered by water and soil<br />Surrounded by air<br />
The earth’s surface<br />
landforms<br />Mountains<br />Plateaus<br />Hills<br />Valleys<br />Plains<br />
mountains<br />Large landforms<br />Rise above the surrounding land<br />Have steep slopes or rounded peaks<br />May have ...
Mountain<br />
Valleys<br />Valleys are located between mountains or hills<br />They are lower places on earth<br />Sometimes rivers run ...
valley<br />
v-shaped or U-shaped valley?<br />Formed by flowing water, such as a river, are usually V-shaped<br />Formed by glaciers –...
Plateaus<br />Stands higher than surrounding land<br />Has a flat top<br />
plateau<br />
hills<br />Raised area or mound of land<br />Smaller than a mountain<br />Have gentle rounded tops<br />Do not have steep ...
hills<br />
plains<br />Wide, flat area of land<br />Usually treeless<br />Can be grassy or support scrub brush<br />Can be waterless ...
plain<br />
Citations<br />denali lifts her skirts by Nic Mcphee, 7/23/06, Flickr.com– Attribution share alike<br />Point Imperial by ...
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    1. 1. Earth science<br />
    2. 2. Earth<br />The earth is a huge sphere<br />It is covered by water and soil<br />Surrounded by air<br />
    3. 3. The earth’s surface<br />
    4. 4. landforms<br />Mountains<br />Plateaus<br />Hills<br />Valleys<br />Plains<br />
    5. 5. mountains<br />Large landforms<br />Rise above the surrounding land<br />Have steep slopes or rounded peaks<br />May have one peak<br />May be part of a mountain range<br />
    6. 6. Mountain<br />
    7. 7. Valleys<br />Valleys are located between mountains or hills<br />They are lower places on earth<br />Sometimes rivers run through valleys<br />
    8. 8. valley<br />
    9. 9. v-shaped or U-shaped valley?<br />Formed by flowing water, such as a river, are usually V-shaped<br />Formed by glaciers – U-valley<br />Fun Fact: A valley can also be called a glen, vale, or dell.<br />
    10. 10. Plateaus<br />Stands higher than surrounding land<br />Has a flat top<br />
    11. 11. plateau<br />
    12. 12. hills<br />Raised area or mound of land<br />Smaller than a mountain<br />Have gentle rounded tops<br />Do not have steep slopes<br />
    13. 13. hills<br />
    14. 14. plains<br />Wide, flat area of land<br />Usually treeless<br />Can be grassy or support scrub brush<br />Can be waterless deserts<br />
    15. 15. plain<br />
    16. 16. Citations<br />denali lifts her skirts by Nic Mcphee, 7/23/06, Flickr.com– Attribution share alike<br />Point Imperial by Ken Lund, 7/18/09, Flickr.com– Attribution share alike<br />Valley of Feneos by LeoindasTsementzs, 6/15/08, Flickr.com– Attribution<br />Hills, grain elevator, and little yellow plain by Lynn Suckow, 5/17/06, Flickr.com– Attribution share alike<br />Wessex Ridgeway Walk Wiltshire Plain by Gavin Stewart, 3/39/06, Flickr.com– Attribution<br />Nasa Full Disk View by NASA Goddard Photo and Video, 9-24/10, Flickr.com – Attribution<br />Death Valley Landscape by Wendy, 11/29/08, Flickr.com – Attribution No Derivatives<br />Houserock Road – Vermillion Cliffs and Kaibab Plateau by Al Hikes AZ, 5/2/08, Flickr.com – Attribution Non commercial<br />
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