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  • 1. INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SCIENCE Prof. Resnick Please turn off cell phones & put away
  • 2. INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SCIENCE Chapter 1
  • 3. What is Earth Science?All sciences which deal with Earth & its place in universe----
  • 4. THEME: EARTH IS DYNAMIC!
  • 5. 4 parts to Earth’s system:1) Atmosphere- carbon dioxide (CO2)- free oxygen (O2)- water vapor (H2O)
  • 6. 4 parts to Earth’s system:2) Hydrosphere – includes:
  • 7. 4 parts to Earth’s system:3) Biosphere – all life4) Geosphere – planet (crust, mantle, core)
  • 8. 4 parts are interrelated:Ex: Clear cutting a forestBiosphere:Atmosphere:Geosphere:Hydrosphere:
  • 9. 4 parts are interrelated:Ex: Volcanic eruptionBiosphere:Atmosphere:Geosphere:Hydrosphere:
  • 10. ScienceAttempts to understand, explain, and predict events- collects data to discover patterns in natural world
  • 11. Detective AnalogyScientists are solving a mysteryScene of Clues Mysterythe Crime Solved
  • 12. Uniformitarianism (p. 325)1787: James HuttonPhysical, chemical, & biologic laws unchanged through time- forces which appear small can produce features very largeEx: Colorado River and Grand Canyon
  • 13. Hutton’s Unconformity Diagram
  • 14. Scientific ProcessAsk a question:1) Collect facts by observation or measurement
  • 15. Scientific Process2) Explain how or why it happens (hypothesis)3) Design experiment to test validity of hypothesis
  • 16. Scientific Process4) Accept, modify, or reject hypothesisTheory – well-tested framework that best explains the observations
  • 17. Scientific RevolutionNew information leads to a better explanation of observationsOccurs due to: a) new approach to the question b) new technology
  • 18. Scientific RevolutionAstronomy example: - Ptolemian Astronomy Earth is center of universe - Copernican Astronomy Sun is center of solar system

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