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In GeoMedia, GeoKids[TM] present interactive, multimedia journeys through forests, mountain streams, oceans, cities, time, and space. In an array of motion pictures, sound, text and computer animation's, GeoMedia provides exciting new materials on earthquakes, water and carbon cycles, the greenhouse effect, measuring environmental change, geologic time scales, and understanding maps. GeoMedia was developed with the adherence to Earth-Science Curriculum Standards for schools.
Schools: Students and educators, public and school libraries. Grades 4-9
Home: Students and parents learning together. Ages 10 & up.
Offers students the opportunity to collaborate in the classroom and learn how to use scientific fact finding methods.
Use of computer models to simulate effects; Contains text and images that describe the components of the module.
Learn over 150 earth science terms, by reading their definitions, and hearing the pronunciation of the term being defined.
The reading list includes references to periodicals, books, and teaching packets. Look for the suggested reading materials in your public or school library.
Users participate in five practical student activities.
View and print the student activities, reading lists, and user guide.
Earthquakes highlights the causes and effects of the sudden and sheer energy released from the earth. Includes Earth Forces, Inside Planet Earth, Plate Tectonics, Pacific Epicenters, Measurement, and Magnitude.
Carbon Cycle explains how carbon moves through a complex global cycle that has been going on for hundreds of millions of years. Includes Photosynthesis, Ocean Life, Ocean Sediments, Volcanic Emissions, Fossil Fuels, Forest Fires, Deforestation, Respiration, and Industrial Emissions.
Greenhouse Effect presents how a thin veil of protection surrounds our planet and makes life possible. Includes Solar Radiation, Light & Heat Energy, Atmosphere, Ozone, Greehouse Gases, and Global Warming.
Understanding Maps is an invitation to a journey. Learn how maps are read and used. Includes Map Scales, Planimetric, Topographic, Relief, Geologic, Hydrologic, Land Use, and Photo Maps.
Water Cycle follows the continuous adventure of water in clouds, rain, lakes, streams, rivers, and oceans. Includes Evaporation, Vegetation, Clouds, Precipitation, Surface, and Ground Water.
Time and Change captures the Earth's story in the crashing of waves and the movements of continents. Includes Measurements, Ice Cores, Tree Rings, Fossils, Satellite Images, Computer Models, and Seasonal Changes.
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