4.1 Geology and Life
conditions suitbable for human life are
-moderate temp, abundant water, protective atmosphere, and stable environment.
Moon and mercury (airless and barren)
Venus (very hot)
Four inner plants (mars, venus, earth,mercury) and moon are known as “terrestrial worlds”
Why Earth is so different?
-Distance from sun , one of the important factors but also Earth’s much larger size is important
since Moon and sun also have same distance.
-Size and Distance of earth has shaped its geology and atmosphere
Why is Geology crucial to our existence?
-Geology is the study of Earth but other meaning is the study of any world with a solid surface.
-Geology is important to Earth in many ways but 3 aspects of Earth’s