Folds and Faults
Folds and Faults
Provides an illustrated overview of two significant topics in geology: folds and faults. Helps to explain how mountains form, how layers of rock change shape over time, and the underlying cause of earthquakes.
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You will Learn:

  • fold types: anticlines, synclines, monoclines, and overturned folds
  • fault types: normal, reverse, thrust, and strike-slip
  • how to identify folds and faults in the field

Features Include:

  • illustrations, animations, and photos by Dennis Tasa plus annotated photos by Michael Collier and Ed Tarbuck
  • each type of fold or fault is shown with a photo and an animated sequence
  • annotated photos point out specific geologic features
  • thumbnail gallery allows selection of the fold or fault of interest
  • Universal app supports iPhone and iPad

Grade levels:

  • 7–13
System Requirements
iPhone or iPad, iOS 9.1 or later
iPad, iOS 4.2 or later
Kindle Fire or later

Folds and Faults for iPad is one of The 100 Best iPad Apps of 2016.
Correlates to Next Generation Science Standards for Earth Science:
  • ESS2.A: Earth Materials and Systems
  • ESS2.B: Plate Tectonics and Large-Scale System Interactions
  • ESS2.C: The Roles of Water in Earth’s Surface Processes
Supports Common Core Literacy in Science Standards:
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.1,2,4,5,7,8,9
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.9-10.1,2,4,5,7,8,9
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.11-12.1,2,4,5,7,8,9
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