physical science chapter 1

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  1. Earth science
    name of all science thay collectively seeks to understand Earth and its neighbors in space
  2. Hydrosphere
    is the system that refers to the mass of water on earth. It focuses on the water cycle.
  3. Atmosphere
    layer on Earth that protects us from sun rays and give us necessary air to breathe from. Gaseous envelope of Earth.
  4. Geosphere
    • sphere underlying the atmosphere and ocean. Its the largest of earths sphere.
    • Contains Core, Mantle, Crust.
  5. Core
    Inner core: solid

    outer core: liquid

    in geosphere
  6. Mantle
    high density rock

    in geosphere
  7. Crust
    is a light very thing outer skin of Earth

    thinnest beneath the oceans, thickest beneath continents.

    Geosphere
  8. Lithosphere
    rigid outer layer that includes the crust and uppermost mantle

    geopshere
  9. Asthenosphere
    in upper mantle, but rocks can be moved. Softer plastic like layer. Wont break just deform.
  10. Biosphere
    includes all life on Earth. From deepest oceans depths to deepest on the land

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