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1 What is Earth Science? Jot down what you think Earth Science is.

2 Earth Science: is four sciences rolled into one!

3 The first is: GEOLOGY which studies the Earth's interior and surface

4 The second is: ASTRONOMY which studies the universe, stars, planets, and moons

5 The third is: METEOROLOGY which studies the Earth's atmosphere: weather and storms

6 The fourth is: OCEANOGRAPHY which studies the Earth's oceans.

7 What is an Earth Science Event?

8 An EVENT is: An Occurrence on Earth that causes a change

9 List an EVENT for each Branch of Earth Science on your worksheet.

10 Here are some EVENTS for OCEANOGRAPHY:

11 Here are some EVENTS for METEOROLOGY:

12 Here are some EVENTS for ASTRONOMY:

13 Here are some EVENTS for GEOLOGY:

14 What is an ACTIVITY of an OCEANOGRAPHER? Look in your textbook* on page 5: What Oceanographers do. *Heath Earth Science

15 What is an ACTIVITY of an ASTRONOMER? Look in your textbook on page 4: What Astronomers Do. *Heath Earth Science

16 What is an ACTIVITY of a GEOLOGIST? Look in your textbook on page 4: What Geologists Do. *Heath Earth Science

17 What is an ACTIVITY of a METEOROLOGIST? Look in your textbook on page 5: What Meteorologists Do. *Heath Earth Science

18 YOUR ASSIGNMENT IS: Find two newspaper articles or pictures with captions relating to two different Earth Sciences. Cut them out. Attach to your worksheet. Answer these questions for EACH of the articles.

19 THE QUESTIONS FOR EACH ARTICLE ARE: Identify the BRANCH of Earth Science. What ACTIVITY would a scientist have to do for this article to be written? What EVENT is covered by this article?

20 The objective for this assignment is: 1.Identify the major branches o Earth Science 2. Describe the events that occur in each branch of Earth Science. Be sure you can answer questions about these objectives!


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