2 Astronomy Study of objects beyond Earth’s atmosphere Universe and everything in itIncludes EarthNeighborsOther bodies in universe
3 MeteorologyStudy of the air around our planetWeatherClimate change
4 GeologyStudy of the materials that make up Earth and the processes that form and change these materialsEx. Rocks, earthquakes, find resources
5 Oceanography Study of the oceans Creatures Water Effects of human activities
6 Earth Systems System – parts working together Ex. Circulatory system (heart, blood vessels, blood, etc… all work together to pump blood throughout body)In Earth Science, all parts of the earth affect other parts. If one part does not work properly, it affects the other parts.
7 Earth’s Spheres Lithosphere Rigid other shell of the planet Includes crust, rigid part of upper mantle
8 Hydrosphere All water on Earth Oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, groundwater, glaciers, water in atmosphere
9 AtmosphereBlanket of air that surrounds the Earth
10 BiosphereAll organisms on Earth as well as the environments in which they live
11 Earth SystemsEach sphere does not work in isolation, they all work togetherFor example;Oil spill in ocean, affects hydrosphere and biosphereVolcano erupting affects lithosphere and atmosphere
12 Branches and Spheres Collage Using the magazines given create a collage of the following:At least one picture representing each branch of Earth ScienceAt least one picture representing each of Earth’s spheresYou must label each for credit!!!