Physical Geography

Folding, Faulting and Denudation Unit Outline

At the end of this unit you will ...

1. Introduction

Click here to view the introductory PowerPoint on "Folding, Faulting and Denudation".

2. Folding and faulting

Click here to go to a website with animated diagrams and a review of folding and faulting.  This site will help consolidate your learning about earth building forces from the introductory PowerPoint.

3. Weathering

Click here for a great tutorial on weathering.  Great images of weathered landscapes and the denudation process.

4. Niagara Escarpment "jigsaw" exercise

This link will take you to a "jigsaw" exercise that will involve a collaborative study of the Niagara Escarpment.  Learn what a "cuesta" is and how it has created land use conflict in Southern Ontario.

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