WOU ES 104 - Lecture Notes (4 pages)

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Es 104 - Earth System Sci
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Peer Led Team Learning ES104x Earth s Place in the Cosmos Earth s Structure History of Astronomy Syllabus page 4 PLTL 1 hour credit not graded Pass NC First meeting this week Thursday 4 PM NS 101 leader Brown is instructor of record Ryan Korn is team leader Sign up now or at first meeting Blue sheets up front CRN 11170 EARTH SCIENCE 104 Syllabus page 5 Syllabus page 5 Syllabus page 5 Syllabus page 6 Syllabus page 6 Syllabus page 6 1 No lab this week Syllabus page 7 Planet Earth Must pass lab to pass this class Instructors will give percent lab grade to one another Introduction Get Lab Manual this week Do PRELAB 1 before lab next week Bring manual to lab each week Surface covered with Hydrosphere http www earthscienceeducation com creative science chemistry index htm Atmosphere Geosphere Biosphere http www miamisci org ecolinks geosphere html Sphere interactions Complex Interactions http www msu edu colungag docs philosophy htm Hydrologic Cycle http www mnforsustain org water climate global water cycle study htm 2 Crust Tectonic Plates Tectonic movements http earthquake usgs gov learning glossary php term crust Internal and external cycles Earth s Structure Convection Rocky Planet Silicates Metals Melting allowed gravity to separate by density Metals drawn to center Silicates dominate the remainder Oxygen and Silicon most common elements Combine with other elements to make feldspars pyroxenes amphiboles and quartz Composition Internal Division Earth s Interior Properties Mantle Crust boundary is compositional More silica less iron magnesium in crust than mantle Core 3500 km radius metal Mantle 2900 km thick High iron magnesium silicate rock Crust 100 km High aluminum silicate rock Asthenosphere Lithosphere A th h Lith h Inner core solid Outer core liquid boundary is based on properties Asthenosphere is weak flows Lithosphere is rigid and contains Lower mantle fairly solid Asthenosphere mobile Lithosphere rigid some of the upper mantle and all of the crust 3 Interface



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