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Quiz 8/20

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What is Earth Science? The scientific study of Earth and the universe around it.
What is Geology? The scientific study of the origin, history and structure of Earth and the processes that shape Earth
What is Oceanography? The scientific study of the ocean, including the properties and movements of ocean water, the characteristics of the ocean floor, and the organisms that live in the ocean
What is Meteorology? The scientific study of Earth's atmosphere, especially in relation to weather and climate
What is Astronomy? the scientific study of the universe
What topics will be covered in Geology? rocks & minerals, fossil fuels, volcanoes & Earthquakes, renewable & nonrenewable energy, fossils, erosion & weathering, plate tectonics, layers of earth,
What topics will be covered in Oceanography? tides, waves, sea-floor spreading, currents, trenches
What topics will be covered in Meteorology? precipitation, clouds, station models, weather, climate, wind, temperature, humidity, air pressure, hurricanes, tornadoes, lightning, ozone, water cycle
What topics will be covered in Astronomy? stars, galaxies, moon, satellites, asteroids, comets, planets, eclipse, orbit, light, blackhole, astronaut
Created by: ebegley