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EARTH SCIENCE

Platte Canyon High School
Bailey, Colorado

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Tuesday, January 17, 2005

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DAILY LESSONS

CLASS WORK

HOMEWORK

Week 1
January 17, 2005

First day of Class

Attendance and Seating Assignments
Introduction to Class
Class Expectations
Lab Safety
Earth Science Books and Resources
Colorado Earth Science Trivia Quiz
Lecture Notes - What is Earth Science?

Reasoning, hypothesis, deduction vs. induction, theory, law

Earth Science - definition

Four branches of Earth Science
Geology, Astronomy, Meteorology, and Oceanography

Vocabulary

Astronomy
Deduction
Earth Science
Geology
Hypothesis
Induction
Law
Meteorology
Oceanography
Reasoning
Scientific Method
Theory

In complete, well thought out sentences, answer the following questions.  All answers must be defended.

1.  What would be different about the Earth if there was no moon? 

2.  How does the meaning of “theory” in science differ from the way the word is generally used?

3.  What are some of the technical difficulties you would expect to encounter if you tried to drill a hole to the center of the earth?

4.  What is the most likely geologic hazard in the area immediately surrounding Bailey?