Earth Science is the study of the processes and interactions of the four earth systems: including the Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, Geosphere, and the Biosphere. Therefore topics that we discuss will be derived from Geology, Hydrology, Meterology, Astronomy, and Oceanography.
There is never a shortage of topics, and you are sure to find something that you will like from Hurricanes and Tornados, to Precious Minerals, from Earthquakes and Volcanoes, to Constellatons, there is a topic to interest every student.
Topics that we will discuss in this class include (but are not limited to):
Making Scientific Observations and Measurements
Measuring the Earth
Finding Locations on the Earth
Erosion and Deposition
Earthquakes and Volcanoes
The Earth's Interior
The Geologic Timeline
The Earth's Energy Budget
The Earth's Climate
The Earth Motion including the Seasons
The Water Cycle
The Origin of the Universe