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CK-12 Earth Science For Middle School Teacher's Edition

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12
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  • 1.

    What is Earth Science?

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering the field of Earth science and its branches.

  • 2.

    Studying Earth’s Surface

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering different types of landforms on Earth, map projections, and the use of computers and satellites to study and understand Earth's surface.

  • 3.

    Earth’s Minerals

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering types of minerals and how they form, how to identify minerals by their physical properties, and the ways minerals form and are used as resources.

  • 4.

    Rocks

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering the rock cycle and the three major types of rocks that form on Earth. Separate sections cover igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks.

  • 5.

    Earth’s Energy

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering available nonrenewable and renewable resources, including resources such as fossil fuels, nuclear energy and solar, wind and water power.

  • 6.

    Plate Tectonics

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering properties of Earth's interior, continental drift, seafloor spreading, theories of plate tectonic movement, plate boundaries, and landforms.

  • 7.

    Earthquakes

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering stresses on rocks and mountain building,causes of earthquakes, seismic waves, tsunami and ways to predict earthquakes.

  • 8.

    Volcanoes

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering volcano formation, types of magma, consequent types of eruptions, and volcanic landforms associated with each.

  • 9.

    Weathering and Formation of Soil

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering mechanical/chemical weathering of rock. These concepts are applied to the formation of soil, soil horizons, and different climates related soils. Encoded ID:

  • 10.

    Erosion and Deposition

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering processes that shape Earth's surface through the actions of rivers, streams, groundwater, wind, waves, glaciers, and gravity.

  • 11.

    Evidence About Earth’s Past

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering different modes of fossilization, correlation of rock units using relative age dating methods, and absolute age dating of rocks.

  • 12.

    Earth’s History

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering the geologic time scale, the development of Earth from early in its history through today, and the evolution of life on Earth.

  • 13.

    Earth’s Fresh Water

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering the water cycle and develops student understanding of our lakes, rivers, streams, and groundwater.

  • 14.

    Earth’s Oceans

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering how the Earth's oceans were formed, the composition of ocean water, as well as the action of waves and tides.

  • 15.

    Earth’s Atmosphere

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering the properties, significance, and layers of our atmosphere, how energy transfers within our atmosphere, and air movement within our atmosphere.

  • 16.

    Weather

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering various factors of weather, cloud types, movement of air masses, and the development of different types of storms.

  • 17.

    Climate

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering how the different factors of Earth's surface affect climate, the different climates found worldwide, and the causes/impacts of climate change.

  • 18.

    Ecosystems and Human Populations

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering the role of ecosystems, how matter/energy flow through ecosystems, the carbon cycle and how our human population growth affects our ecosystem.

  • 19.

    Human Actions and the Land

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering causes and prevention of soil erosion, ways that humans have polluted our land surface, and what can be done to prevent this type of pollution.

  • 20.

    Human Actions and Earth’s Resources

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering human use of renewable and nonrenewable resources, availability and conservation of resources, and ways to conserve energy.

  • 21.

    Human Actions and Earth’s Water

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering ways that water is used, the distribution of water on Earth, types and sources of water pollution, and ways to protect our water supplies.

  • 22.

    Human Actions and the Atmosphere

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering types of air pollution and their causes, the effects of air pollution, and ways to reduce air pollution.

  • 23.

    Observing and Exploring Space

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering electromagnetic radiation, types of telescopes, ways of gathering information from our universe, and recent/current space exploration.

  • 24.

    Earth, Moon, and Sun

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering the basic properties and motions of the Earth, Moon, and Sun, including information about tides and eclipses.

  • 25.

    The Solar System

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering the motion of the planets, formation of our solar system, and characteristics/properties of planets, meteors, asteroids, and comets.

  • 26.

    Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe

    The CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School Teacher's Edition complements the CK-12 Earth Science for Middle School FlexBook® resource covering constellations, how stars produce light and energy, classification of stars, and stellar evolution.

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Difficulty Level:
At Grade
Grades:
6 , 7
Date Created:
Sep 09, 2013
Last Modified:
Aug 02, 2016
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