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Welcome to Earth and Atmosphere. Here’s what I hope we accomplish:. We will explore the way the Earth works, what it is made of, and how it changes over time. We will examine how scientists approach problems and, in particular, how earth scientists “know” the way the Earth works.

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Welcome to earth and atmosphere
Welcome toEarth andAtmosphere


Here s what i hope we accomplish
Here’s what I hope we accomplish:

  • We will explore the way the Earth works, what it is made of, and how it changes over time.

  • We will examine how scientists approach problems and, in particular, how earth scientists “know” the way the Earth works.


To continue
. . .to continue

  • We will examine the history of earth science as a field of human endeavor.

  • We will examine how earth science relates to other science disciplines.


How should i study in earth and atmosphere
How Should I Study inEarth and Atmosphere?


Vocabulary
Vocabulary

  • Do I understand the vocabulary?

  • Do I understand the concept that the words are meant to convey?


Earth processes
Earth Processes

  • What are the Earth processes?

  • How does this process work?


Earth features
Earth Features

  • How was this Earth feature formed?

  • Where could I go to see the feature being described?


Relationships
Relationships

  • How is this observation or idea related to others we have considered?

  • How is it related to things I have learned elsewhere?


Welcome to earth and atmosphere
Why?

  • Why do earth scientists care about this topic?

  • Why should I care?


Who am i
Who am I?

  • Born and grew up in Fort Smith, AR

  • B.S. in Chemistry from Arkansas Tech

  • M.S. in Geology from U of A – Fayetteville

  • Ph.D. in Paleontology from Tulane Univ.

  • UAM since 1977


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