Ch 1: Prentice Hall Earth Science Chapter 1: Introduction to Earth Science

About This Chapter

The Introduction to Earth Science chapter of this Prentice Hall Earth Science Textbook Companion Course helps students learn essential earth science lessons of introductory earth science. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Introduction to Earth Science textbook chapter.

How it works:

  • Identify the lessons in Prentice Hall Earth Science Introduction to Earth Science chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the introductory earth science topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, re-watch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • An overview of Earth science
  • The four spheres of Earth
  • The World map
  • Interactions of Earth's spheres
  • Science vocabulary and concepts

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5 Lessons in Chapter 1: Prentice Hall Earth Science Chapter 1: Introduction to Earth Science
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What is Earth Science?

1. What is Earth Science?

Earth science is a field that includes geology, astronomy, meteorology, and oceanography. Scientists do research in these fields to discover past and future events. Learn about the dynamic field of earth science and how it affects our lives in this lesson.

The Four Spheres of Earth: Geosphere, Hydrosphere, Biosphere, and Atmosphere

2. The Four Spheres of Earth: Geosphere, Hydrosphere, Biosphere, and Atmosphere

Earth is made up of four distinct yet connect spheres. In this video lesson, you will learn about where each sphere is found on Earth, as well as some features commonly found in each.

The World Map: Overview & Major Geographical Regions

3. The World Map: Overview & Major Geographical Regions

The world is a big place, but how well do you know it? In this lesson, we're going to look at a basic overview of major world regions and see how they collectively create the world map.

Interactions of Earth's Spheres: Purpose and Examples

4. Interactions of Earth's Spheres: Purpose and Examples

The four spheres of Earth drive all of its processes and support life on our unique planet. In this video lesson, you will see examples of how Earth's spheres interact with each other to form an overall complex and connected system.

Science Vocabulary & Concepts: Study Skills & Word Parts

5. Science Vocabulary & Concepts: Study Skills & Word Parts

Learning science presents a unique set of challenges for students. In this lesson, learn the tricks of the trade as we discuss scientific vocabulary and other science study skills.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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