We are beginning a new unit this week: Energy in the Earth System.
We will be investigating the following:
Why is Energy in the Earth's System Important?
Investigation 1: The Sun and Earth's Surface
Investigation 2: Earth's Interior Heat
Investigation 3: Ocean Currents and Circulation
Investigation 4: Changes in Weather
Investigation 5: The Causes of Weather
Investigation 6: Energy Transfer in the Earth System
Many phenomena on Earth's surface are affected by the transfer of energy through radiation and convection currents.
Homework for this week will be posted on Tuesday, April 10, 2012.