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Earth Science Tactile Graphics (1-03131-00)

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Earth Science Tactile Graphics are graphics designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision disabilities. They are a collection of vacuum-formed, full-color raised-line tactile graphics related to Earth Science serves as a reference volume intended to supplement the graphics in a student’s classroom textbook. The graphics included in this kit are rendered in full color with several types of lines and textures, in addition to differing heights. Diagrams are labeled in print and braille (UEB), and teachers can add to, or change, the labels with self-adhesive braille label material. All tactile graphics are printed and vacuum-formed using sturdy, high-grade plastic, and are three-hole punched to place in a binder. Instructional hints are provided for each tactile graphic in the Teacher’s Guide. Effective use of the tactile images depends on a foundation of tactile reading skills, student’s hands-on experiences, and verbal descriptions from the teacher. The large print Teacher’s Guide is also available in accessible HTML and BRF formats on the APH Website with purchase of the product.

Topics Include:

  • The Rock Cycle
  • Earth’s Internal Structure
  • Convection Currents in Earth’s Mantle
  • Continental Drift
  • Radioactive Decay
  • Geologic Time Scale
  • Glaciers
  • Volcanoes
  • Fault Types
  • Isotherms
  • Tectonic Plate Boundaries
  • Water Cycle
  • Carbon Cycle
  • Groundwater Features
  • Weather Fronts
  • The Greenhouse Effect Internal Structure of Terrestrial Planet
  • Composition of Gas Giants
  • Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram
  • Structure of a Comet
Technical Specifications: 

Weight: 4.405 pounds.

Dimensions: 4.8 inches by 14.45 inches by 12.5 inches.

Available

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Price: 
449.00
as of: 
11/06/2019
Earth Science Tactile Graphics (1-03131-00)

Made By:

American Printing House For The Blind, Inc.
American Printing House For The Blind, Inc. Organization Type: 
Manufacturer
Manufacturer of products and resources for those with visual impairments/blindness.
Address: 
Email address: info@aph.org
Phone: 800.223.1839
Fax: 502-899-2274
Phone (U.S. and Canada): 
502-895-2405
Web Address: 
http://www.aph.org
Abbreviation: 
APH

Sold By:

American Printing House For The Blind, Inc.
American Printing House For The Blind, Inc. Organization Type: 
Manufacturer
Manufacturer of products and resources for those with visual impairments/blindness.
Address: 
Email address: info@aph.org
Phone: 800.223.1839
Fax: 502-899-2274
Phone (U.S. and Canada): 
502-895-2405
Web Address: 
http://www.aph.org
Abbreviation: 
APH