Ch 2: Earth Systems Overview

About This Chapter

Gain full comprehension of different Earth systems by utilizing this chapter's bite-sized lessons, mini-quizzes and practice exam. These study resources are available in a secure online environment and can help you prepare for a future test.

Earth Systems Overview - Chapter Summary

This overview simplifies the process of understanding Earth systems. Examine the closed system, the four spheres of Earth and their interactions by exploring our fun and engaging lessons. When finished with this chapter, you will have the knowledge to:

  • Define a closed system and explain why Earth is this type of system
  • Describe the geosphere, biosphere, atmosphere and hydrosphere
  • Explain how and why the four spheres of Earth interact with each other

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