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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. Earth, the Sun, and the Seasons

1.5. Unique Composition of Earth Core, Mantle, and Crust

2. Plate Tectonics

2.1. Continental Drift

2.2. Evidence from the Seafloor

2.3. Plate tectonics

2.4. Plate Boundaries

3. Volcanoes

3.1. Magma Viscosity

3.2. Magma Sources and Magma Composition

3.3. Products of Volcanic Eruptions

3.4. Types of Volcanoes and Landforms

4. Earthquakes

4.1. Faults

4.2. Seismic Waves and Earthquake Detection

4.3. Measurement of Earthquakes

4.4. Hazards

5. Rocks and Minerals

5.1. Elements and Atoms

5.2. Minerals

5.3. Types of Rocks

5.3.1. Igneous

5.3.2. Sedimentary

5.3.3. Metamorphic

5.4. Rock Cycle and Mineral Resources

6. Geologic Time

6.1. History of Relative Time

6.2. Numerical Time

6.3. Geologic Time

7. Weathering and Soils

7.1. Weathering

7.1.1. Physical Weathering

7.1.2. Chemical Weathering

7.1.3. Biological Weathering and Decay

7.1.4. Weathering Rates

7.2. Soils

7.2.1. Soil Erosion and Conservation

8. Landslide and Slope Failure

8.1. Mass Wasting

8.2. Factors of Slope Failures

8.3. Process of Slope Failure

9. The Atmosphere

9.1. Structure and Processes of the Atmosphere

9.2. Solar Radiation

9.3. Role of Water

9.4. Air Pressure, Condensation, and the Precipitation

9.5. Clouds and Frontal Systems

9.6. Winds

10. Weather Systems

10.1. Air Masses

10.2. Midlatitude Cyclones and Frontal Systems

10.3. Severe Weather

10.3.1. Thunderstorms

10.3.2. Tornadoes

10.3.3. Hurricanes

11. Earth's Climate

11.1. Global Air Circulation

11.2. Climate Regions

11.3. Extreme Climate Environments

11.4. Climate Change