Introduction to Earth Science Mrs. Reyna Why do we study Earth Science? • I want you to develop an educated opinion • Go to our class website: areyna.pbworks.com • Click on “Earth Science” • Find the article for today • http://www.earthsciweek.org/sites/default/files/SEED/WES_0.pdf Today’s Reading Strategy • Read the introduction to the article. Scroll through the text and notice the bold blue sentences. Spend 8 minutes reading through the first 3 pages. • One scratch paper, write: • 1 sentence • 1 phrase • 1 word • That best describes what Earth Science is. • This is your summary to share with your group. • Each student will share their sentence, then phrase and then word. What is Earth Science to you? • Who can share their sentence? • Who can share their phrase? • Who can share their word? Splash Board Earth Science is… • Geology-the study of Earth • Oceanography-the study of the ocean • Meteorology-the study of the atmosphere and the processes that produce weather • Astronomy-the study of the universe • Make a foldable on the 4 branches of earth science. Due today.