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Take Notes “Studies have shown that students are more  satisfied with their final grades if they take  and  make  their own notes during class” 
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Do you agree? 1. Yes 2. No
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CHAPTER 1   GROTZINGER,JORDAN PRESS  & SIEVER 
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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
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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
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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)
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What professional will most likely study images  sent back from Mars? 1. Astronomer 2. Geologist 3. Doctor 4. Engineer
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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. Geological processes can take place more slowly than people can notice. But because they run for 
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2012 for the course GEOLOGY 1001 taught by Professor Danielkelley during the Spring '10 term at LSU.

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