• Earth scientists seek to understand the beautiful sphere on which we live.
  • Most Earth scientists study one aspect of the planet.
  • Researchers work together to answer complicated questions.
  • The major branches of Earth science are described below.
  • Geologists study how rocks and minerals form.
  • Meteorologists wonder how to better predict weather.
  • Climate scientists study how climate change in response to global warming will change.
  • Marine biologists look at marine life.
  • There are lots of questions to ask about marine life!
  • Meteorologists don’t study meteors—they study the atmosphere.
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