Earth Science & Astronomy

Geology, Astronomy, Oceanography, Meteorology, and a bit of Environmental Science

Suggested Reading and Supplemental Resources

The suggested reading for Earth Science and Astronomy is Earth Science by Edward J. Tarbuck, Frederick K. Lutgens, and Dennis G. Tasa. 

 

 

Supplemental Resources:

To start off, you can start studying from the link provided: https://www.ck12.org/student/. You will need to create an account but the content itself is free. It is great for elementary resources and starting readings. 


 

The link below has all the free resources for all the subjects such as virtual labs and chapter by chapter quizzes.

http://www.glencoe.com/sites/ohio/teacher/science/index.html

Class Logs

What was Covered and Homework

 

Syllabus

Based off of Material Covered in "Earth Science" by Edward J. Tarbuck

Geology

The Earth and its Processes

-Types of Rocks & Minerals and Their Formation
-Weathering, Soil, and Mass Wasting
-Running Water // Groundwater
-Glaciers, Deserts, and Wind
-Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Earth's Interior
-Volcanoes & Igneous Activity
-Crustal Deformation and Mountain Building
-Geologic Time

Oceanography

The Vast Ocean

-The Ocean Floor & Processes
-The Dynamic ocean

Meteorology

The Ever-Changing Atmosphere

-Composition, Structure, and Temperature
-Moisture, Clouds, and Precipitation
-Air Pressure and Wind
-Weather Patterns and Severe Storms
-World Climates & Climate Change

Astronomy

Beyond the Earth

-Origins of Astronomy
-The Solar System
-Beyond the Solar System
-Weird and Cool Celestial Objects

Earth Science Team

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Mahathi Mangipudi

Teacher

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Arpit Ranasaria

Teacher