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

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