ERS111H5S Study Guide - Comprehensive Final Exam Guide - Snowball Earth, Rock Music, Magma

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Assessments:
2 writing assignments
A midterm
Final exam
Earth
Geosphere
What control does the geosphere have? What is the evidence for this
control?
Hydrosphere
Climate
$4.9 billion in insurable damage was caused by natural disasters such as
wildfires, floods, and ice storms across the country in 2016
Atmosphere
Are there more hurricanes than before?
Life
Biosphere
At the end of this course:
Recognize the importance of plate tectonics on the evolution of life, the
changing climate and on our civilization
Explain what changes affect the climate, and how these changes occur
Understand how life has adapted, and contributed to climate change
Understand how we use modern day processes and techniques to understand
the past and predict the future of our planet
Look at the world in a very different way
Week 1: Intro
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
9:01 AM
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ERS111 week 2 Tuesday & Thursday
Different 'spheres' of earth
Play the role of a science journalist
Produce a 500 word paper that summarizes that paper
Translate more complicated words into simple terms
Don’t state your own opinions
Hydrosphere: water, rivers, oceans
Biosphere: life, trees, plants
Atmosphere: air, weather
Cryosphere: ice, glaciers,
Geosphere: rocks, processes within earth
Pedosphere: soils
Rocks
How rocks are formed
Igneous: cutting, magma
Metamorphic: crazy, crushed and squeezed. When continents collide
Sedimentary:
Magma forms by the melting of sedimentary and metamorphic rocks
Rock cycle, all are connected
Only reason we have life on earth is because of these rock cycles
This cycle recycles materials
Shock wave from volcano
Erosion of material forms nutrients
Earthquake video
Landslides
Landslide video
Life
Fossils
How life evolve
Crude oil taken out of the ground
Close relations
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