• A mountain in whichVolcanoes molten rock erupts through the surface. • The name is derived from “Vulcan” the god of fire in Roman mythology. • Click on the link to answer the following question: What causes Volcanoes to erupt? http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Homework/mountains/volcanoes.htm
Plains & DesertsPlains Deserts• Large area of flat land with • 4 major types—hot and dry, few trees semiarid, coastal, and cold• Very smooth land • Less than 50 cm/year of• 1/3 of Earth’s land is made rainfall of plains • 1/5 of Earth’s land is made of desserts
• Deep narrow valleys in theCanyons Earth’s crust. • They are bound by cliffs and cut by erosion. • Click on the link to discover the different types of canyons and discover one of the 7 natural wonders of the world. http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/earth/s urface-of-the-earth/canyons-article/
ValleysAn elongated lowland between ranges of mountains,hills, or other uplands with a river or stream runningalong its base.
Waterfalls A place where flowing water rapidly drops in elevation as it flows over a steep region or cliff.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFIsruWANfo
RainforestsA dense evergreen forest with yearly rainfall of atleast 160 inches and most are in tropical regions.
ISLANDS & BEACHESIslands Beaches• A piece of land surrounded on all sides by water. • A piece of land where water meets the land.