Presentation on theme: "What every student should learn about Earth/Space Science How does the earth fit into the rest of the universe? – What is the evidence for the history."— Presentation transcript:
What every student should learn about Earth/Space Science How does the earth fit into the rest of the universe? – What is the evidence for the history of earth’s place in the universe? How and why is the earth constantly changing? How do humans depend on Earth’s resources? Mark Watrin : Science Coordinator ESD112
WA vs NGSS Earth in Space Earth Systems, Structures and Processes. Earth History Earth in Space including Earth History Earth Systems Earth and Human Activity
Earth in Space What is the universe, and what is Earth’s place in it? What are the predictable patterns caused by Earth’s movement in the solar system? How do people reconstruct and date events in Earth’s planetary history?
Astronomy Misconceptions Reason for the Seasons Reason for the moon phases We get “heat” energy from the sun. Stars “burn” hydrogen
EARTH’S SYSTEMS How and why is the earth constantly changing?
How do the major earth systems interact? HydrosphereGeosphere BiosphereAtmosphere
Systems Inputs & Outputs Boundaries and Flow Rock Carbon Nitrogen
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