Topic 1 - Earth's Atmospheric Formation and Composition
Reading Assignment 1 - How Oxygen levels affected Earth's past climate
Reading Assignment 1 - Where Did Earth's Water Come From?
Reading Assignment 2 - What is the Source of the Water on the Moon?
Writing Assignment #1- Summarize in a half page to one page paper the two articles above. Some things to include are:
- How do we determine where water molecules may have come from? What scientific analysis must be completed?
- What is the hypothesis for where Earth's water came from? How could we further confirm or refute this hypothesis?
Reading Assignment 3 - Layers of Earth's Atmosphere
Task after reading.....On a blank separate piece of paper, sketch a model of Earth's atmopshere profile. Include information on temperature, pressure, height above sea level, and label a few objects like height of Mt. Everest, Airplane flights, satellites, and any other information you want to add.