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Introduction to Earth Science
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Introduction to Earth Science

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This PowerPoint briefly describes the 5 branches of Earth Science. This presentation is meant for an 8th grade science course.

This PowerPoint briefly describes the 5 branches of Earth Science. This presentation is meant for an 8th grade science course.

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  • 1. Intro to Earth Science Chapter 1: Sect 1 Mrs. Marriott
  • 2. What is Earth Science?
    • Study of Earth and the universe around it
    • Helps us understand our place in universe
    &quot;Globe West.&quot; Visible Earth. Web. 1 Jul 2011. <http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view_rec.php?id=2429>.
  • 3. Branches of Earth Science
    • Geology – Study of the origin, history, processes, and structure of the solid Earth
      • Search for coal, oil, gas
      • Study earthquakes & volcanoes
      • Study fossils to learn about past
    &quot;The Day the Volcano Erupted - A Halloween Horror Story.&quot; Flickr. Web. 1 Jul 2011. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/coolinsights/5127279893/>. &quot;Fish Fossil.&quot; Flickr. Web. 1 Jul 2011. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/mrsbluff/3112168961/>.
  • 4. Branches of Earth Science
    • 2. Oceanography – Study of Earth’s oceans
      • Study waves, tides, currents
      • Study ocean floor for clues of Earth’s history
    &quot;The Tube.&quot; Flickr. Web. 1 Jul 2011. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/mistybushell/2161046983/>. &quot;Ocean Currents.&quot; KidsGeo.com. Web. 1 Jul 2011. <http://www.kidsgeo.com/geography-for-kids/0145-ocean-currents.php>.
  • 5. Branches of Earth Science
    • 3. Meteorology – Study of Earth’s atmosphere
      • Make weather observations using satellite images and computer models
    &quot;Hurricane Fran.&quot; Web. 1 Jul 2011. <http://rsd.gsfc.nasa.gov/rsd/images/Fran19960904color3a_hg.jpg>. Web. 1 Jul 2011. <http://addins.wrex.com/blogs/weather/2010/03/tornado-safety-tips>.
  • 6. Branches of Earth Science
    • 4. Astronomy – Study of the universe beyond Earth
      • One of oldest branches
      • Babylonians charted planets & stars 4,000 years ago
    &quot;M81 Galaxy is Pretty in Pink.&quot; nasa.gov. Web. 1 Jul 2011. <http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/spitzer/multimedia/spitzer-20070604.html>. nasa.gov. Web. 1 Jul 2011. <http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/factsheet/venusfact.html>.
  • 7. Branches of Earth Science
    • 5. Environmental Science – Study of way humans interact with their environment
      • Newest branch of Earth Science
      • Study natural resources, pollution, and health of plants and animals on Earth
    &quot;Pollution, Dominican Republic.&quot; flickr. Web. 1 Jul 2011. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/virgomerry/86976318/>. &quot;Peony.&quot; flickr. Web. 1 Jul 2011. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/jennmarri/2646242761/in/set-72157623685399643>. &quot;Hunter.&quot; flickr. Web. 1 Jul 2011. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/jennmarri/3233075110/in/set-72157603955023396/>.
  • 8. Textbook Resources
    • Allison, Ph.D., Mead A., Arthur T. DeGaetano, Ph.D., and Jay M. Pasachoff, Ph.D. Earth Science. Austin, Texas: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 2008. 26-45, 754-767. Print.

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