Ch 14: Earth History Overview

About This Chapter

In this overview of earth history, you'll receive a refresher on topics like the Big Bang theory, galaxy formation, and the structure of the sun. You can use these brief lessons and quizzes to prepare for a test or a class discussion.

Earth History Overview - Chapter Summary

This chapter includes lessons on the history of earth. There are discussions covering characteristics of major eras, irregular galaxies, and contracting universes. You'll also learn about the stages of the sun's life cycle. At the conclusion of the chapter, you should be prepared to:

  • Discuss origins of the universe, including topics like expanding and contracting universes
  • Explore evidence for the Big Bang theory
  • Explain theories on formation of the earth and moon
  • Detail the structure of the sun and stages of the sun's life cycle
  • Examine the history and timeline of life on earth

We use brief video lessons to help you quickly boost your understanding of the topics presented. Our expert instructors are engaging and use plenty of examples. You can review all the lessons or just the topics you want to review. You can use the Help tab or your Dashboard to send questions to instructors if you get stuck on a topic. Each lesson includes a short multiple-choice quiz to test your knowledge. Quizzes have links back to specific topics in the video.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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