Earth and Space Science II

Detailed Table of Contents

UNIT 1: THE EARTH'S POSITION

Lesson 1.1 - The Universe

  • The Universe
  • Stars
  • Planets
  • Moons
  • Galaxies
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 1.2 - Our Solar System

  • What is a Solar System?
  • The Inner Planets
  • The Outer Planets
  • Comets
  • Asteroids
  • Meteoroids
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 1.3 - Our Planet Earth

  • Our Solar System in Motion
  • Revolution
  • Rotation
  • Shadows
  • Night Sky
  • Constellations
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 1.4 - The Earth's History

  • The Moon in Motion
  • Reflected Light
  • Moon Phases
  • Blue Moon
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 1.5 - Clouds and Precipitation

  • The Changing Earth
  • Weathering and Erosion
  • Figuring Out History
  • Fossils
  • What Fossils Tell Us
  • Vocabulary

UNIT 2: THE EARTH'S SYSTEMS

Lesson 2.1 - The Earth's Structure

  • Earth's Structure
  • Geosphere
  • Crust
  • Mantle
  • Core
  • Hydrosphere
  • Atmosphere
  • Interrelated Systems
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 2.2 - Kinds of Rocks

  • Kinds of Rocks
  • Igneous
  • Sedimentary
  • Metamorphic
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 2.3 - The Rock Cycle

  • The Changing Earth
  • Rock Cycle
  • Magma
  • Cooling and Crystallizing
  • Weathering and Erosion
  • Cementing
  • Heat and Pressure
  • Melting
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 2.4 - Plate Tectonics

  • Crust
  • Plates
  • Moving Magma
  • Earthquakes
  • Richter Scale
  • San Andreas Fault
  • Tsunamis
  • Mountains
  • Trenches
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 2.5 - Volcanoes

  • Volcano
  • Crust
  • Mantle
  • Lava
  • Where Volcanoes Occur
  • Classifying Volcanoes
  • Vocabulary

 

UNIT 3: WATER AND CLIMATE

Lesson 3.1 - The Earth's Water

  • Water Cycle
  • Evaporation
  • Condensation
  • Precipitation
  • Collection
  • Oceans
  • Aquifers
  • Fresh Water
  • Glaciers
  • Icebergs
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 3.2 - Oceans

  • Oceans of the World
  • Ocean Bottom
  • Dissolved in the Water
  • Surface Currents
  • Deep Ocean Currents
  • Ocean Impact

Lesson 3.3 - Weather

  • Weather
  • Temperature
  • Wind
  • Humidity
  • Clouds
  • Rain Gauge
  • Air Pressure
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 3.4 - Climate

  • What is Climate?
  • Classifying Climates
  • Why Different Climates
  • Five Main Groups
  • Tropical Climate
  • Dry Climate
  • Temperate Climate
  • Cold Climate
  • Polar Climate
  • Affects on Living Things
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 3.5 - Biogeology

  • Biogeology
  • Plants
  • Phytoplankton
  • Bacteria
  • Remains
  • Beavers
  • People
  • Vocabulary

UNIT 4: CHANGES TO THE EARTH

Lesson 4.1 - Natural Resources

  • Natural Resources
  • Air
  • Water
  • Land
  • Animals
  • Plants
  • Renewable Resources
  • Non-renewable Resources
  • Inexhaustible Resources
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 4.2 - Natural Hazards

  • Hazards
  • Earthquakes
  • Tsunamis
  • Volcanoes
  • Storms
  • Floods
  • Droughts
  • Coastal Erosion
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 4.3 - Human Impacts on Earth Systems

  • Human Activities
  • water
  • Land
  • Air
  • Animals
  • Conservation
  • Vocabulary

Lesson 4.4 - Global Climate Change

  • What is Climate?
  • Global Climate Change
  • Unequal Impact
  • Vocabulary