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Earth Science by Mind Map: Earth Science

1. Earth in Space

1.1. Old ideas, New ideas

1.2. Origin of the Universe

1.3. Stars and Planets

1.4. Our Solar System

1.5. Earth, the Sun, and the Seasons

1.6. The Unique Composition of Earth Core, Mantle, and Crust

2. Earthquakes

2.1. Experiencing an Earthquake Firsthand

2.2. The Science of Ghost Forests and Megathrust Earthquake

2.3. Faults, Earthquakes, and Plate Tectonics

2.4. Seismic Waves and Earthquake Detection

2.5. Measurement of Earthquakes

2.6. Earthquake Hazards

3. Volcanoes

3.1. The Volcano Commandos

3.2. Magma Viscosity

3.3. Magma Sources and Magma Composition

3.4. The Mount St. Helens Eruption

3.5. Products of Volcanic Eruptions

3.6. Volcanoes and Volcanic Landforms

4. Rocks and Minerals

4.1. Earth Scientists: Nature Detectives

4.2. Elements and Atoms

4.3. Minerals

4.4. Igneous Rocks

4.5. Sedimentary Rocks

4.6. Metamorphic Rocks

4.7. The Rock Cycle and Mineral Resources

5. Geologic Time

5.1. Thinking About Time

5.2. The History of (Relative) Time

5.3. Geologic Time

5.4. Numerical Time

6. Weathering and Soils

6.1. Soil Erosion and Conservation

6.2. Soils: An Introduction

6.3. Weathering Rates

6.4. Biological Weathering and Decay

6.5. Chemical Weathering

6.6. Physical Weathering

6.7. The Dirt on Weathering

7. Landslide and Slope Failure

7.1. Mass Wasting: The Human Impact

7.2. Factors Influencing slope Failure

7.3. Slope Failure Processes

8. The Atmoshpere

8.1. Structure and Processes of the Atmospehere

8.2. Solar Radiation of the Atmosphere

8.3. The Role of Water in the Atmosphere

8.4. Air Pressure, Condensation, and Precipitation

8.5. Clouds and Frontal Systems

8.6. Winds

9. Weather Systems

9.1. The Weather Around Us

9.2. The Science of Weather: From Folklore to Forecasting

9.3. Air Masses

9.4. Midlatitude Cyclones and Frontal Systems

9.5. Severe Weather: Thunderstorms and Tornadoes

9.6. Severe Weather: Hurricanes

10. Earths Climate System

10.1. Global Air Circulation

10.2. Global Climate Regions

10.3. Extreme Climate Environments

10.4. Records of Climate Chnage

10.5. Natural Causes of Climate Change

11. Plate Tectonics

11.1. Continental Drift

11.2. Evidence from the seafloor

11.3. Plate Tectonics

11.4. Plate Boundaries