3rd Rock From the Sun - Scott County School District 1

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Warm-Up
1. How far is the earth from the sun?
2. What are the three layers of the earth?
3. What theory states that the earth is made up of plates or huge slabs of rock that move?
This theory also helps to explain the existence of earthquakes and volcanoes.
4. Describe the following three landforms and give an example.
1. Plateau –
2. Isthmus –
3. Peninsula –
5. Approximately what percentage of the earth's surface is water?
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Sun
Inside the Earth
• Core
• Mantle- Magma
• Crust
On and Above Earth
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Atmosphere
Lithosphere
Hydrosphere
Biosphere
Continental Drift
• Pangaea
• Super continent
• Split and moved
around
• 7 continents
Landforms
• Relief
– Height of objects
• Topography
• Continental Shelf
– Ocean Floor
– Google Earth
• Page RA2 & RA3
The part of Earth that contains
oceans, river, lakes & other water
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Hydrosphere
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Essential Question
• How have humans used technology to
modify the physical environment in order
to settle areas in Southwest Asia?
– GHW.9.3
Bodies of Water
• Oceans
• 71% of earth
• Distributes heat by currents
• Hydrologic Cycle
• Circulation of Water
• Ground Water &
Water Table
• Lakes hold 95% of fresh water
Salt Water to Freshwater
• Desalination
– Removal of salt from ocean water
Warm-Up
1. How far is the earth from the sun?
2. What are the three layers of the earth?
3. What theory states that the earth is made up of plates or huge slabs of rock that move?
This theory also helps to explain the existence of earthquakes and volcanoes.
4. Describe the following three landforms and give an example.
1. Plateau –
2. Isthmus –
3. Peninsula –
5. Approximately what percentage of the earth's surface is water?