Earth science is a field that includes geology, astronomy, meteorology, and oceanography. Scientists do research in these fields to discover past and future events. Learn about the dynamic field of earth science and how it affects our lives in this lesson.

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Lesson Transcript

Use this quiz to review:

  • Branches of earth science
  • What a geologist studies
  • Characteristics of the root words in ‘geology’
  • How earth science is helpful
  • Problem an oceanographer would help solve