Earth Science

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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. Faults, Earthquakes, and Plate Tectonics

2.2. Seismic Waves and Earthquake Detection

2.3. Measrurement of Earthquakes

2.4. Earthquake Hazards

3. Rocks and Minerals

3.1. Earth Scientists: Nature Detectives

3.2. Elements and Atoms

3.3. Minerals

3.4. Igneous Rocks

3.5. Sedimentary Rocks

3.6. Metamorphic Rocks

3.7. The Rock Cycle and Mineral Resources

4. Plate Tectonics

4.1. Continental Drift

4.2. Evidence from the Seafloor

4.3. Plate Tectonics

4.4. Plate Boundaries

5. Volcanoes

5.1. The Volcano Commandos

5.2. Magma Viscosity

5.3. Magma Sources and Magma Composition

5.4. Products of Volcanic Eruptions

5.5. Volcanoes and Volcanic Landf

6. Geologic Time

6.1. Thinking About Time

6.2. The History of (Relative) Time

6.3. Geologic Time

6.4. Numerical Time

7. Weathering and Soils

7.1. The Dirt on Weathering

7.2. Physical Weathering

7.3. Chemical Weathering

7.4. Biological Weathering Decay

7.5. Weathering Rates

7.6. Soils: An introduction

7.7. Soil Erosion and Conservation

8. Landslides and Slope Failure

8.1. Mass Wasting: The Human Impat

8.2. Factors Influencing Slope Failure

8.3. Slope Failure Process

9. The Atmosphere

9.1. Structure and Processes of the Atmosphere

9.2. Solar Radiation and the Atmosphere

9.3. The rRole of Water in the Atmosphere

9.4. Air Pressiure, Condensation, and Precipitation

9.5. Clouds and Frontal Systems

9.6. WInds