Pasted Graphic 4The Layered Earth for Middle School & High School NEW
An indispensable new addition to your earth science classroom
Educational Price $399.00

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Earth's Core

The Layered Earth is a powerful and intuitive 3D interactive simulation of the Earth designed specifically to immerse and engage your students in learning Earth Science. All the relevant state and national standards are covered in this revolutionary software-based curriculum.

The Layered Earth puts you in control of rich geological databases, including plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, Earth’s interior structure, tsunamis, magnetism, rock ages, and much more. Whether you are viewing the Earth’s surface in spectacular detail, or exploring the inner workings of a volcano, The Layered Earth gives you spectacular realism and simple, intuitive control.

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Population Density

Topics covered include:
  • The Earth’s interior
  • Volcanoes
  • Plate tectonics
  • Minerals and rocks
  • Earth’s landforms
  • Geologic time
  • Earthquakes

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Magnetic Flux

  • Intuitive, easy to use interface that is more efficient, easier to learn and more satisfying to use.
  • Zoom from outer space into any place on Earth. High resolution satellite imagery and elevation data allows you to experience Earth’s terrain in visually rich 3D, just as if you were really there.
  • Connect to interactive whiteboards in the classroom.
  • Powerful, contextual search feature generates relevant results from
  • within lessons, saved files, media elements and a geological
  • database with over 1.4 million locations.
  • Organized by topic area, the Layer Manager shows an extensive list of all the available data and imagery. Activate layers by clicking on the appropriate check box. Easy to expand to include additional data and imagery.
  • EarthGuide. A rich and interactive multimedia pane that works just like a web browser and contains over 26 lesson plans on geology. No internet connection required. EarthGuide includes all the data required.
  • Anaglyph 3D in conjunction with a pair of red/cyan anaglyph glasses (included) will allow you to see a true 3-Dimensional Earth.
  • Measuring tool allows you to measure the distance between two points and determine elevation, slope, radius and area.
  • KML support allows you to import hundreds of existing KML datasets, including tours.
  • A database of pre-saved favorite files instantly takes you to interesting visualizations. You can save your own views as favorites and organize them in folders for easy browsing during lessons.
  • Immersive full-screen mode hides all controls allowing students to focus on content.
  • Slice open the Earth and explore it’s interior structure and chemical composition.
  • 15 flash interactives take you beyond the Earth’s surface and into an exploration of volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, Earth’s interior and more.
  • Add rich annotations and markers to anywhere on the Earth’s surface. u View the Earth in different map projections, including mercador
  • and sinusoidal.
  • View a live earthquake feed (internet connection required), export images and much more!

System Requirements
Mac OSX & Microsoft Windows