Table of Contents
Principles of Science
Introduction to scientific investigations, methods, observations, and communication.
Studying Earth Science
Introduction of the tools and methods used for understanding Earth and its environs.
Materials of Earth's Crust
Minerals and rocks that make up the Earth's crust.
Earth as a Planet
Earth's features, identification, and uniqueness as a planet.
Covers continental drift, seafloor spreading, plate tectonic movement, plate boundaries, and landforms.
Geological Activity from Plate Tectonics Processes
Covers volcanic activity, earthquakes, and mountains resulting from plate tectonic processes.
Surface Processes and Landforms
Surface processes create and modify landforms.
Water on Earth
The distribution, states, and processes of Earth's water.
Covers how features and processes of the atmosphere determine weather and climate.
Life on Earth
How life is supported on planet Earth.
Earth's history and how Earth scientists learn about Earth's past.
Covers human dependency on natural resources for energy and materials.
Human Impacts on the Earth Environment
Covers the effects of human overpopulation and overconsumption on Earth's systems.
The Solar System
Introduces the objects of our solar system.
Beyond the Solar System
Introduces explorations beyond our solar system.
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