High School Earth Science

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Table of Contents

A collage of the planets in our solar system
  1. What is Earth Science?
  2. Studying Earth's Surface
  3. Earth's Minerals
  4. Rocks
  5. Earth's Energy
  6. Plate Tectonics
  7. Earthquakes
  8. Volcanoes
  9. Weathering and Formation of Soil
  10. Erosion and Deposition
  11. Evidence About Earth's Past
  12. Earth's History
  13. Earth's Fresh Water
  14. Earth's Oceans
  15. Earth's Atmosphere
  16. Weather
  17. Climate
  18. Ecosystems and Human Populations
  19. Human Actions and the Land
  20. Human Actions and Earth's Resources
  21. Human Actions and Earth's Waters
  22. Human Actions and the Atmosphere
  23. Observing and Exploring Space
  24. Earth, Moon, and Sun
  25. The Solar System
  26. Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe


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