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Unformatted text preview: Take Notes Studies have shown that students are more satisfied with their final grades if they take and make their own notes during class Do you agree? 1. Yes 2. No CHAPTER 1 GROTZINGER,JORDAN PRESS & SIEVER Lecture Outline 1. What is Earth Science? 2. The scientific method 3. The geologic record (Principle of Uniformitarianism) 4. Discovery of a layered Earth 5. Earth as a system of interacting components Lecture Outline 1. What is earth science? 2. The scientific method 3. The geologic record (Principle of Uniformitarianism) 4. Discovery of a layered Earth 5. Earth as a system of interacting components Earth (Geo) Scientists study: rocks (petrology, mineralogy, thermodynamics) plate tectonics (geodynamics) the moon (petrology: Byerly) the physical evidence for the origin of the solar system (isotope geochemistry): Schaefer chemistry of the solar system (Geochemistry) physics of earthquakes (Geophysics) biology, evolution (Geobiology: Engels, Paleoecology: Anderson, Vertebrate Paleo: Schiebout) Ancient climate (Geochemists: Bao) What professional will most likely study images sent back from Mars? 1. Astronomer 2. Geologist 3. Doctor 4. Engineer The main difference between Earth Science and the rest of the sciences (except for astrophysics) is the use of DEEP TIME. For us a million years passes like a 15-minute break....
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