Week 5-6 Learning Objectives

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Learning Objectives Weeks 5-6 1. Know the energy sources that power earth’s activity. The Earth’s atmosphere, oceans, and surface are extraordinarily active 2. Know that plate tectonics produces earthquakes, mountain ranges, and volcanoes that shape the Earth’s surface. Evidence from the bottom of the ocean confirmed the theory of moving continents. 3. The Earth’s magnetic field produces a magnetosphere that traps particles from the solar wind Like the motions of tectonic plates, the Earth’s magnetic field results from our planet’s internal heat. 4. The Earth’s atmosphere has changed substantially over our planet’s history. The composition of our atmosphere been dramatically altered by the evolution of life. 5. Circulation in our atmosphere results from convection and the Earth’s rotation Circulation in our atmosphere results from convection and the Earth’s rotation. 6. A burgeoning human population may be profoundly altering the Earth’s biosphere. Global warming
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