Chapter 1 Earth Systems - Earth Systems Geology 1301 Ch 1...

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Earth Systems: Geology 1301 Ch. 1 Earth Systems Science Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences University of Texas at Arlington .
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Questions Addressed What is Science and what is its methodology? What is Geoscience and how does it relate to other sciences? How do we know the size & Shape of the Earth? How do we know what’s inside the earth? What are the Earth Systems and how do they operate? When did the earth form how did life evolve through time?
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Understanding Earth Systems There are two levels of understanding in most any subject: 1 – facts and terminology 2 – Processes, interrelationships & explanations – the what, when where & why. You will do well in the course by concentrating on both.
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What is Science and its methodology?
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