The Earth Sciences
A Learning Family explores the earth sciences. These sciences include climatology, geology, meteorology, oceanography and physical geography. Kids develop a basic scientific literacy of the land, sea and sky within this learning sandbox.
There are three common states of matter. These states are solid, liquid and gas. Other states of matter also exist, but they are less common in life.
The earth rotates around its axis. It takes 24 hours to complete each rotation. The earth's rotation is the primary cause for day and night.
A stratovolcano is a large cone shaped volcano. It is commonly found where there is subduction of a tectonic plate.