Earth science notes- Note Taking Example

Key words Important information
Earth science-

Earth scientists-

 

 

System-

 

 

 

 

Energy-

 

 

 

 

 

Constructive vs Destructive

 

 

 

Branches of Earth Science

Body of knowledge about Earth and its Place in the universe

Use several BIG IDEAS to guide them

·         Structure of Earth’s systems

·         Earth’s History

·         Earth in the solar system

 

Group of parts that work together as a whole

Matter and energy constantly move from one pare of the Earth System to another

 

 

The ability to do work or cause change

 

Forces have changed Earth’s surface throughout its history

 

 Constructive forces-shapes earth surface by building mountains and landmasses

Destructive forces- slowly wear away mountains and every feature on Earth’s surface

 

 

Geology- study of forces that have shaped the Earth

Oceanography– study everything from chemistry of ocean water to ocean floor and marine organisms

Meteorology- Study of conditions in the atmosphere

 

 

Key Words Important information
Lithosphere

 

 

Biosphere

 

 

 

Atmosphere

 

 

Hydrosphere

 

 

 

Cryosphere

Solid part of Earth made up of rocks, minerals and other elements, not including the oceansLitho- hard rock

 

Part of planet where living things can be found- from upper atmosphere to the bottom of the oceans

Bio- Living

 

Thin layer of gasses that surround our planet- allows for varied climates, or long term weather- Atmo- air

 

Includes all of the water on Earth- from oceans to lakes to underground water. A major force that shapes weather and climate- Hydro- water

 

Includes all of Earths frozen water including glaciers, permafrost and sea ice. Cryo- icy, cold

Title: The study of Earth science

 

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