Earth Science

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Topic Index

Navigate to a topic of interest by clicking on the topic ID (such as “Earth 18”). Each topic ID launches a single web page with embedded videos, student handouts, supplemental learning material, and related web links. Follow the sequence and instructions on the page. Most topics are structured for a typical school-week with 4-5 days of instruction, activity, and related learning moments. View  how to use for general instructions.

Earth Science Clusters

The Big Picture
Maps and Models
Earth’s Composition
Earth’s History
The Dynamic Earth
  • Earth 23 Plate Tectonics and Today’s Earth
  • Earth 24 Deformation of the Crust
  • Earth 25 Earthquakes Volcanoes & Tsunamis
  • Earth 26 Weathering Erosion & Rivers
Earth’s Resources

Second Half Kick Off

Atmospheric Forces
Rivers Lakes and Oceans
Ecosystems and Life
Solar System and Space
Careers in Earth Science
Special Interest Exploration

We recommend first-time visitors/students invest time with our Get-Started page. Elsewhere on this site, find these other important science topics: