Earth Science

Earth Science is the study of planet Earth and other planets. Key words include: 


Geology: rocks, minerals, and soils, fossils/paleontology, energy, structure of the earth/plate tectonics, earthquakes and volcanoes, glaciers

Oceanography: ocean currents, zones of the ocean, the structure of the ocean floor, tides, sea level rise

Meteorology: weather prediction, climates, global warming, severe weather, atmosphere layers, winds, acid rain, air pollution

Astronomy: seasons, earth’s motion in space, the sun, stars, other planets


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