Earth Science and Space

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Earth Science and Space by Mind Map: Earth Science and Space

1. ESS1 Earth's Place in the Universe

1.1. Stars

1.1.1. Stars are multiple colors (but green) and shapes

1.1.2. Balls of hot gas

1.1.3. The sun is actually white

1.2. The big bang

1.2.1. Cosmic Background Radiation

1.2.2. Red shift

1.2.3. The Galaxy

1.3. planets and motion

1.3.1. All the planets follow the same orbital plane

1.3.2. Conservation of angular momentum

1.3.3. Earth's rotation

1.3.4. Moon Phases

1.4. History of planet earth

1.4.1. Fossils

1.4.2. Volcanoes

1.4.3. Super continent

1.4.4. Tree rings

1.4.5. Rock layers

2. ESS2 Earth's Systems

2.1. Earth's System

2.1.1. Nitrogen Cycle

2.1.2. Nitrogen Cycle

2.1.3. Atmosphere and hydrosphere

2.1.4. Geosphere and biosphere

2.1.5. Rock Cycle

2.2. Plate Tectonics

2.2.1. Pangea

2.2.2. Volcanoes and Mountains

2.2.3. Evidence of connected fossils

2.2.4. Oceanic crust vs continental

2.3. Water on earth

2.3.1. The water cycle

2.3.2. Ocean Currents

2.3.3. Thermohaline Circulation

2.3.4. Gulf stream

2.4. Weather and climate

2.4.1. Coriolis Effect

2.4.2. Green house Effect

2.4.3. Green house effect

2.4.4. ENSO cycle

3. ESS3 Earth and Human Activity

3.1. Natural resources

3.1.1. Renewable resource

3.1.2. Commodities

3.1.3. non-renewable resources

3.2. Natural Hazards

3.2.1. Severe Weather

3.2.2. Emergency Alert System

3.2.3. Costal Erosions

3.2.4. HAARP

3.3. Human impacts on earth's system

3.3.1. Waste water cycle

3.3.2. Flooding defenses

3.3.3. Carbon cycle

3.3.4. Pollution

3.4. Global Climate Change

3.4.1. Wildlife

3.4.2. Weather vs. Climate

3.4.3. boundary Condition

4. Questions:

4.1. what grades would this be taught to ideally?

4.2. How does leap year happen?