unexco.com Rocks and minerals uhh.hawaii.edu Volcanoes
Earth’s Structure Wind Energy Plate Tectonics
sculpturegallery.com dinoland.dk Fossils and prehistoric life! palaeo.gly.bris.ac.uk
In January, we will move on to Oceanography… tgs-inc.com
Oceanography is the study of the water found on the earth. Sometimes it is called Hydrology. Hydro- means “water” And -ology means “the study of.”
Some topics include…
Ocean water waves on the ocean wallpapers-box.uv.ro The ocean floor geology.ucdavis.edu/
River Systems www.bcl.com.au Currents pasture.ecn.purdue.edu
Next we will look at Meteorology This is the study of the air and our weather.
Some topics include Atmosphere Weather Factors Instruments Fronts Clouds Wind Patterns Air Masses Weather Maps Severe Weather Climate
mypage.bluewin.ch Tornadoes newsfromrussia.com Hurricanes We will discover why these things happen. Thunderstorms weatherquestions.com
At the end of the year, we will study Astronomy.
Astronomy is the study of our solar system and everything found outside it! That's a lot of stuff!
Objects in the Solar System (NASA.gov)
Objects outside the Solar System (NASA.gov) Galaxies Nebula Stars
So hang on for the best year of science ever !!!!
Earth Science Syllabus
The "real" name for this class should be "Earth and Space" Science
There are four big parts to our year! Oceanography Meteorology Oceanography Geology Let’s take a quick look at each! Astronomy
It’s now time to brush up on our Process Skills
What are science process skills? The foundation of the scientific method Six basic skills: Observation Inference Classification Measurement Communication Prediction We will be working on these all year!