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What is Earth Science

What is Earth Science?

It is the study of Earth and space. It includes:

Geology

Astronomy

Meteorology

Oceanography

 

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Earth and Space Science

Start with a research plan:

Formulate a question to research. 

Create a thesis statement.

Identify the broad topic and narrower focused topics.

Use print books & e-books to get an overview of the broad topic.

Use a library database to search for  periodical articles about the broad topic and focused topic together.

Evaluate the search results for relevance, bias, currency, and authority.

Document the sources.

Create an APA citation.

 

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Try a few of these links to get an idea for a research topic:

Earth Science 

Astronomy and Space

Geology.com

Oceanography

Meteorology

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