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Big Idea 3: Earth's Systems Interact


Big Idea 3: Earth's Systems Interact

Observe the events that show how Earth works as a set of interconnected systems.

The Earth System

This video describes the four main components of the Earth system (atmosphere, biosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere), how matter is exchanged between the components, and how a change in some aspect of one part of the system will result in changes in other system components. We describe the Earth system in terms of reservoirs and flux between them and discuss how the movement of carbon occurs between system components.

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Four Spheres Part 1 (Geo and Bio): Crash Course Kids #6.1

In this episode of Crash Course Kids, Sabrina talks about two of the four spheres that make up our planet; The Geosphere and the Biosphere. What's in these spheres? How do they affect us? How do they fit into the puzzle that is Earth? All is contained within!

This first series is based on 5th grade science. We're super excited and hope you enjoy Crash Course Kids!

///Standards Used in This Video///
5-ESS2-1. Develop a model using an example to describe ways the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and/or atmosphere interact. [Clarification Statement: Examples could include the influence of the ocean on ecosystems, landform shape, and climate; the influence of the atmosphere on landforms and ecosystems through weather and climate; and the influence of mountain ranges on winds and clouds in the atmosphere. The geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere are each a system.] [Assessment Boundary: Assessment is limited to the interactions of two systems at a time.]

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Executive Producers: John & Hank Green
Producer & Editor: Nicholas Jenkins
Cinematographer & Director: Michael Aranda
Host: Sabrina Cruz
Script Supervisor: Mickie Halpern
Writer: Ben Kessler
Consultant: Shelby Alinsky
Script Editor: Blake de Pastino

Thought Cafe Team:
Stephanie Bailis
Cody Brown
Suzanna Brusikiewicz
Jonathan Corbiere
Nick Counter
Kelsey Heinrichs
Jack Kenedy
Corey MacDonald
Tyler Sammy
Nikkie Stinchcombe
James Tuer
Adam Winnik

Earth systems - interaction

describe what system is having an effect on what system
1. Trees giving oxygen during photosynthesis
2. An Earthquake creating a Tsunami
3. Rabbit digging into the ground to build its home.
4. Strong winds destroying trees in a forest.
5. Pollution in the air cause people to suffer asthma.
6. Volcanoes erupting carbon dioxide into the air.

Earth's Spheres For Kids | Geosphere, Hydrosphere, Biosphere, Atmosphere | Grades 3-5 Science Lesson


In this lesson, Dr. Jeff, Izzy and Zoe help you learn about earth's four spheres: the geosphere, biosphere, atmosphere and hydrosphere. These four subsystems of our planet contain everything on the planet. Most importantly, these systems interact to effect earth's processes. This educational video is for kids in 3rd, 4th and 5th grade. To watch the full lesson in class, tell your teacher to signup for Generation Genius :)

How do the biosphere and hydrosphere interact? (School project)

I'm literally in class as I write this I have so little time-

In my Science class we had a project to explain how the Earth systems interact, and I chose to do the biosphere and the hydrosphere! And I also chose to do an animation with a merm girl.

Lesbians to celebrate Pride Month! Merm girl is Serena, blue hair girl is Claudia. (The other pretty chick is called Ivy)

It got SO rushed and ugly towards the end everyone had to finish it right before the presentation and that didn't work out well for me.

Hope you enjoy! Happy Pride for everybody!!!!!

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Geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere


The Earth is a mighty big place y’all.
All kinds of things in and on and around
They have names too
Let me tell you how the 4 spheres of the Earth get down

Geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere
It’s mouth full but let me be clear…er

The geosphere is what we call the land
We’re talking rocks, minerals, heavy metals, and sand
It’s the parts that are solid when we try to stand
We’ve experienced this sphere ourselves firsthand

Geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere
It’s mouth full but let me be clear…er

Next up is the biosphere- that’s all life on Earth
The things that came about from some kind of birth
Whether from a mother or the inside of a seed
Living organisms that have definite needs

Geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere
It’s mouth full but let me be clear…er

The hydrosphere is easy if you know hydro means water
Like in Finding Dory with the cute little otters
We’re talking lakes and rivers, oceans and streams
Floating like a jellyfish in saltwater dreams

Geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere
It’s mouth full but let me be clear…er

Last but not least is the atmosphere
The gases that surround Earth aka the air
78% is nitrogen
21% is what we need: oxygen
And 1% is all the other gases
It’s breathable down low for the masses

Geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere
It’s mouth full but let me be clear…er

Repeat after me y’all

Geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere
It’s mouth full but NOW WE’RE CLEAR!

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