Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe

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Unit 1 Earth Science

Chapter 1. The Nature of Science

1.1. Earth Science

 Hurricane Motion
 Weather Maps
 Ocean Mapping
 Solar System Explorer

Chapter 2. Mapping Our World

2.1. Latitude and Longitude

 Weather Maps

2.2. Types of Maps

 Weather Maps
 Ocean Mapping
 Reading Topographical Maps
 Building Topographical Maps

Unit 2. Composition of Earth

Chapter 3. Matter and Atomic Structure

3.1. What are elements?

 Nuclear Decay
 Bohr Model: Introduction
 Element Builder

3.2. How Atoms Combine

 Covalent Bonds
 Ionic Bonds

3.3. States of Matter

 Intro to Plasma
 Freezing Point of Salt Water

Chapter 4. Minerals

4.1. What is a mineral?

 Rock Classification

4.2. Identifying Minerals

 Rock Classification

Chapter 5. Igneous Rocks

5.1. What are igneous rocks?

 Rock Cycle

5.2. Classifying Igneous Rocks

 Rock Classification

Chapter 6. Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks

6.1. Formation of Sedimentary Rocks

 Rock Cycle

6.2. Types of Sedimentary Rocks

 Rock Classification

6.3. Metamorphic Rocks

 Rock Cycle
 Rock Classification

Unit 3. Surface Processes on Earth

Chapter 7. Weathering, Erosion, and Soil

7.1. Weathering, Erosion, and Soil

 Water Cycle
 Rock Cycle

7.2. Erosion and Deposition

 Longitudinal Wave (Classic)
 Coastal Winds and Clouds

7.3. Formation of Soil

 Rock Cycle

Chapter 9. Surface Water

9.1. Surface Water Movement

 Water Cycle

Chapter 10. Groundwater

10.1. Movement and Storage of Groundwater

 Porosity

10.3. Groundwater Systems

 Water Cycle

Unit 4. The Atmosphere and the Oceans

Chapter 11. Atmosphere

11.2. State of the Atmosphere

 Heat Transfer by Conduction
 Weather Maps
 Coastal Winds and Clouds
 Greenhouse Effect
 Relative Humidity

11.3. Moisture in the Atmosphere

 Water Cycle
 Coastal Winds and Clouds
 Relative Humidity

Chapter 12. Meteorology

12.1. The Causes of Weather

 Coastal Winds and Clouds

12.2. Weather Systems

 Coastal Winds and Clouds

12.3. Gathering Weather Data

 Hurricane Motion
 Weather Maps

12.4. Weather Analysis

 Hurricane Motion

Chapter 13. The Nature of Storms

13.3. Tropical Storms

 Hurricane Motion

Chapter 14. Climate

14.1. What is climate?

 Min/Max Thermometer
 Seasons: Why do we have them?
 Coastal Winds and Clouds
 Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
 Seasons in 3D
 Seasons Around the World

14.4. The Human Factor

 Greenhouse Effect

Chapter 15. Physical Oceanography

15.1. The Oceans

 Water Cycle
 Ocean Mapping

15.2. Seawater

 Solubility and Temperature

15.3. Ocean Movements

 Tides

Chapter 16. The Marine Environment

16.1. Shoreline Features

 Coastal Winds and Clouds

16.2. The Seafloor

 Ocean Mapping

Chapter 17. Plate Tectonics

17.1. Drifting Continents

 Plate Tectonics

17.2. Seafloor Spreading

 Plate Tectonics

17.3. Theory of Plate Tectonics

 Plate Tectonics

Chapter 18. Volcanic Activity

18.1. Magma

 Rock Cycle

18.2. Intrusive Activity

 Rock Cycle

18.3. Volcanoes

 Rock Cycle

Chapter 19. Earthquakes

19.1. Forces within Earth

 Plate Tectonics

19.2. Seismic Waves and Earth's Interior

 Longitudinal Wave (Classic)

19.3. Measuring and Locating Earthquakes

 Earthquake - Recording Station
 Earthquake - Determination of Epicenter

Chapter 20. Mountain Building

20.1. Crust-Mantle Relationships

 Plate Tectonics

20.2. Convergent-Boundary Mountains

 Plate Tectonics

Chapter 21. Fossils and the Rock Record

21.3. Absolute-Age Dating of Rocks

 Half-life

Unit 7. Resources and the Environment

Chapter 25. Earth Resources

25.4. Water Resources

 Water Pollution

Chapter 27. Human Impact on Earth Resources

27.3. Human Impact on Air Resources

 Greenhouse Effect

27.4. Human Impact on Water Resources

 Water Pollution

Unit 8. Beyond Earth

Chapter 28. The Sun-Earth-Moon Systm

28.2. The Moon

 Moon Phases
 Moonrise, Moonset, and Phases

28.3. The Sun-Earth-Moon System

 Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun

Chapter 29. Our Solar System

29.1. Overview of Our Solar System

 Solar System Explorer

29.2. The Terrestrial Planets

 Solar System Explorer

29.3. The Gas Giant Planets

 Solar System Explorer

Chapter 30. Stars

30.2. Measuring the Stars

 Herschel Experiment

30.3. Stellar Evolution

 H-R Diagram

Content correlation last revised: 9/29/2010