Erosion, Weathering, and Soils
The Pedosphere: Soil on Earth
The pedosphere is like the “skin of Earth”. Just like your skin, it has a thin outer surface. It also has pore spaces and dries out without enough moisture.
Inside Earth: The Crust, Mantle and Core
All planets have layers. Inside Earth, we have a crust, core and mantle. Imagine a team of drillers who set out to drill a hole to the other side of Earth.
5 Sources of Alternative Energy
The world is rapidly transitioning towards a clean energy future. We can switch to alternative sources of energy to fuel our cars and homes.
Minerals and Rocks
How Was the Grand Canyon Formed?
Like a stack of pancakes, younger rock layers pile on top of older layers. We use the law of superposition to reveal Earth’s age and Grand Canyon geology.
Earth Timeline: A Guide to Earth’s Geological History and Events [Infographic]
Since Earth’s creation, oceans, continents and life have emerged. From evolution to extinction, here are the geological events and history of Earth timeline
What is a Shield Volcano?
The name “shield volcano” originated from its Roman shield-like shape. They are broad, flat and can stretch hundreds of miles wide like Mauna Loa in Hawaii.