The Earth  

As a Whole

1. Interacting Systems   Structure, Forces, Flow of Energy & Matter

e_heatbudget.jpg Global Heat Flow 
water_cycle_web.jpg   Water Cycle and Nitrogen Cycle    
 Cycles and Flow of Matter
earths-magnetic-field-lines-explained-electromagnetic-coils-atmosphere-banner.jpgEarth_as electromagnetic_coil carbon_cycle.gif    The primary source of carbon/CO2 is outgassing from the Earth's interior at midocean ridges, hotspot volcanoes, and subduction-related volcanic arcs. CarbonCycleimageHPK.JPG
Moderate presentation with data
non-hysterical Carbon Cycle

Geology

Age of the earth Earth's Internal Structure The Restless Earth - A Geologic Primer
Geology Sites -Kids Minerals Space view of geologic Features

Weather

General Areas

Causes  

Forecasting

Wind       

Clouds

Glossary  of Weather terms 

 


 

Climate

Seasons

Why does the Earth have Seasons?get a browser
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Weather and Climate - A Primer

Oceans

Naval research - Ocean in Motion      NOAA Data Center     Tides       Tides:  Background from  NASA    Finding Tides    Skills with Tides   Tide Problem Sheet    Very High resolution Maps with Tide graphs    Study Jam: Tide Glossary & Ideas 

           Many Many Topics          Tide Weirdness
24 Hours and 50 Minutes a cycle!!  Huh?
NASA explains Causes of Tides

Tectonics

The Idea     Basic View       Broad View       Changing of Science    Causes         Nice Details        Future

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Continental Drift Animations

The number in the lower right represents millions of years ago


 Plate Introduction  
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Other

              
 

Curiosities

 

Magnetic portal from Sun to Earth Carbon-14 Dating  to find age

Hey Hue

 

  

Politicized Science

Much of Science is being distorted to further social aims

Junk Science Dishonor Roll:   Asbestos  Alar  Silicone Implants Immunizations  DDT
USenergy-flow-annotated_page_1.jpg Contemporary Uses of Science to further social views:

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