GEO 180 Week 1 An Explanation of Earth

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 GEO 180 Week 1 An Explanation of Earth

Consider the following: Imagine that you are sharing information with someone who is not familiar with earth science, how would you describe the following to them?  Choose images to assist in your explanation.




Where is Earth located in relation to the sun?


How are the seasons controlled by this relationship with the sun? How does this relationship change for different locations on the planet?


What are the properties of the atmospheric layers? How do these layers help to sustain life on the planet? How thick are each of these layer?


Can you provide two different map projections of how to find your location?


Write a 350- to 700-word response in which you answer the questions above. Be sure to include an introduction and conclusion

Include at least 2 visuals that will help you answer the questions. Additionally, include citations from at least two peer reviewed references other than the textbook.

Format your assignment, citations, and references consistent with APA guidelines. Be sure to include an introduction and conclusion and a separate reference page formatted per APA.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. When submitting the assignment as the saved file include your first initial, last name and the name of the assignment. For example, A. Smith GEO 180 An Explanation of Earth


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