Application Week 6 Research

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Application Week 6 Research: 1. Reflect on key learning in this course: a. Week 1 explained the concepts and terminology related to earth science and the scientific method. This includes the important role of critical thinking and the scientific method. Critical thinking and the scientific method are important tools for problem solving. Both of these tools help to understand the concepts of earth science. Q2 b. Week 2 explained the concept and terminology related to the solar system and planets. This included the planet’s ability to support human life. Theories of how the universe was created and how earth began to exist. These theories help to understand the solar system and the planets inside of it. The big bang theory explains the creation of universe while the nebular hypothesis explains the creation of the Solar system. c. Week 3 explained the concept and terminology related to plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, and other mountains. This includes natural disasters that occur all over Earth’s surface. Plate tectonics plays an important role when concerning earthquakes and tsunamis. Most of the world's active volcanoes are located along or near the boundaries between shifting plates and are called "plate-boundary" volcanoes. When a volcano erupts underwater the large volumes of ocean water and creates a tsunami. Q1. d. Week 4 explained the concept and terminology related to weathering and soils, landslides and slope, and slope failures, and the hydrologic cycle and streams. This includes huge damaging due to weathering, mass wasting, landslides, and flooding. Linked to the hydrologic cycle are streams, floods, and landslides. The hydrologic cycle also known as the water cycle produces a process like recycling, only it does it with water. The evaporation of water from the earth’s surface into the
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course PHSC 1001 taught by Professor Gabrielclay during the Fall '09 term at Walden University.

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