What Will We Learn About In Earth Science?

The Nature of Science

The Nature of Science

-Scientific Method

-Standards of Measurement

-Graphing

Introduction to Earth Science

Introduction to Earth Science

-The study of Earth Science

-Lab safety

-Methods of science

Mapping Earth's Surface

Mapping Earth's Surface

-Exploring Earth's Surface

-Models of Earth

-Maps and Computers

Rocks and Minerals

Rocks and Minerals

-Properties of minerals

-Mineral formation and resources

-Classifying rocks

-Rock groups

Plate

Tectonics

Plate Tectonics

-Earth's interior

-Convection in the mantle

-Continental drift and sea-floor spreading

-Theory of plate tectonics

Forces That Shape the Earth

Forces That Shape the Earth

-Stress

-Earthquakes

-Volcanoes

-Volcanic landforms

Earth's Changing Surface

Earth's Changing Surface

-Weathering

-Soil formation

-Erosion and deposition

A Trip Through Earth's Past

A Trip Through Earth's Past

-Fossils

-Determining the age of rocks

-Geological time scale

-Earth's eras

Earth's

Waters

Earth's Waters

-Earth: the water planet

-Fresh water

-Composition and characteristics of oceans

-Ocean waves and tides

-Ocean currents and climate

Earth's Atmosphere

Earth's Atmosphere

-Layers of the atmosphere

-Atmosphere energy transfer

-Winds and water

-Air quality

Weather and Climate

Weather and Climate

-Weather patterns

-Weather forecast

-Climates of Earth

-Factors that influence climate

-Climate cycles and recent climate change

Astronomy and Space Science

Astronomy and Space Science

-Earth's motion

-The moon

-Solar system

-The planets

-Stars and galaxies

-Space exploration