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LEC 1 Ch 1 SPRG 08

LEC 1 Ch 1 SPRG 08 - Today's Lecture Topics Chapter 1 The...

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    1.  The Earth System.  1.  Science as a process. 3. Earth’s shape and surface. 4. The geologic record. 5. The layers of the Earth. Today’s Lecture Topics Chapter 1: The Earth System
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    Chapter 1   The Earth System
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    Chapter 1   The Earth System
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    Chapter 1   The Earth System Trench Volcanic Arc
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    Chapter 1   The Earth System N S N S
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    1. Science as a process The goal: Explain how the  universe works.    
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    1. Science as process a) Observation and experimentation.
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    1. Science as process a) Observation and experimentation. a) Development of a  hypothesis  or multiple hypotheses as  tentative explanation(s) of the observations.
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    1. Science as process a) Observation and experimentation. a) Development of a  hypothesis  or multiple hypotheses as  tentative explanation(s) of the observations. c) Experimentation (testing) to eliminate hypotheses or revise  them.  Successful hypotheses can be used to make  predictions  about a natural system.  
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    1. Science as process a) Observation and experimentation. a) Development of a  hypothesis  or multiple hypotheses as  tentative explanation(s) of the observations. c) Experimentation (testing) to eliminate hypotheses or revise  them. Successful hypotheses can be used to make  predictions  about a natural system.   d) A hypothesis that withstands testing becomes a  theory
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    1. Science as a process a) Observation and experimentation.   Example : Eratosthenes and shadows on a  summer day. SUN North Pole Equator Summer Solstice
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    1. Science as a process a) Observation and experimentation.   Example : Eratosthenes and shadows on a  summer day. SUN North Pole Equator Summer Solstice (June 21, 250 B.C.) Aswan, Egypt
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    a) Observation and experimentation.   Example : Eratosthenes and shadows on a  summer day. SUN North Pole Equator Summer Solstice (June 21, 250 B.C.) Alexandria, Egypt Aswan, Egypt 1. Science as a process
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    a) Observation and experimentation.   Example : Eratosthenes and shadows on a  summer day. SUN North Pole Equator Summer Solstice (June 21, 250 B.C.) 7 o Alexandria, Egypt Aswan, Egypt 1. Science as a process
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    b) Hypothesis Eratosthenes’ hypothesis to explain the observation.
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