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2 7. At the bottom of your paper jot down what you think Earth Science is. What is Earth Science?

3 Earth Science: is four sciences rolled into one!

4 The first is: GEOLOGY: the study of the origin, history, and structure of the Earth and the processes that shape the Earth.

5 The second is: OCEANOGRAPHY: the scientific study of the sea.

6 The third is: METEOROLOGY: the scientific study of the Earth’s atmosphere, especially in relation to weather and climate.

7 The fourth is: ASTRONOMY: the study of the universe, stars, planets, and moons.

8 What is an Earth Science Event?

9 An EVENT is: An Occurrence on or around the Earth that causes a change.

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

11 Here are some EVENTS for OCEANOGRAPHY:

12 Here are some EVENTS for METEOROLOGY:

13 Here are some EVENTS for ASTRONOMY:

14 Here are some EVENTS for GEOLOGY:

15 What is an ACTIVITY of an OCEANOGRAPHER? Look in your textbook: What do Oceanographers do? *Prentice Hall Earth Science

16 What is an ACTIVITY of an ASTRONOMER ? Look in your textbook: What do Astronomers do? *Prentice Hall Earth Science

17 What is an ACTIVITY of a GEOLOGIST? Look in your textbook: What do Geologists do? *Prentice Hall Earth Science

18 What is an ACTIVITY of a METEOROLOGIST? Look in your textbook: What do Meteorologists Do? *Prentice Hall Earth Science

19 YOUR ASSIGNMENT IS: Using your textbook pick two “Understanding Earth” articles found on page NC 15 to read. Follow the instructions on your handout copy in your notebook.


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