Energy and the Earth System

Energy from the Sun enters the Earth system, circulates within it, and then leaves the Earth system. From a systems point of view, Earth is an open system with respect to energy.

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Climate Science Overview Overview/Summary Document Climate Science, Earth System Science (ESS), Earth's Matter, Energy and the Earth System, Earth's Biosphere, Earth's Climate PCEP
Global Change Education Resource Guide Lynn L. Mortensen (ed.) Earth System Science (ESS), Earth's Matter, Energy and the Earth System, Earth's Biosphere, Earth's Climate, Ecosystems and Biodiversity Impacts PCEP
PCEP Climate Education Framework: Grades K-12 Organized by Grade Span PCEP Regional/National Standards or Framework Climate Science, Earth System Science (ESS), Climate Impacts, Earth's Matter, Energy and the Earth System, Earth's Biosphere, Earth's Climate, Science of Learning, Home and National Security, Fresh Water and Food Security, Ecosystems and Biodiversity Impacts, Public Health, Economic Impacts, Learning Objectives, USAPI Region Learning Objectives PCEP
PCEP Climate Education Framework: Grades 6-8 PCEP Regional/National Standards or Framework Climate Science, Earth System Science (ESS), Climate Impacts, Earth's Matter, Energy and the Earth System, Earth's Biosphere, Earth's Climate, Science of Learning, Home and National Security, Fresh Water and Food Security, Ecosystems and Biodiversity Impacts, Public Health, Economic Impacts, Learning Objectives, USAPI Region Learning Objectives PCEP
Draft Revised American Samoa Science Standards Regional/National Standards or Framework Climate Science, Earth System Science (ESS), Climate Impacts, Earth's Matter, Energy and the Earth System, Earth's Biosphere, Earth's Climate, Atmosphere, Geosphere, Water Cycle, Carbon Cycle, Solar Energy Input, Atmospheric Energy Circulation, Ocean Thermal Energy, Radiation Energy Outflow (Greenhouse Effect), Ecosystems and Biodiversity, Major Aquatic Ecosystems, Global Climate, Home and National Security, Fresh Water and Food Security, Ecosystems and Biodiversity Impacts PCEP
Alignment of Draft Revised American Samoa Science Standards with PCEP Climate Education Framework at Middle School Level Regional/National Standards or Framework, PCEP Planning/Coordination Climate Science, Earth System Science (ESS), Climate Impacts, Systems, Climate and ESS, Earth's Matter, Energy and the Earth System, Earth's Biosphere, Earth's Climate, Atmosphere, Geosphere, Water Cycle, Carbon Cycle, Earth's Energy Budget, Solar Energy Input, Atmospheric Energy Circulation, Reflection Energy Outflow, Radiation Energy Outflow (Greenhouse Effect), Ecosystems and Biodiversity, Major Aquatic Ecosystems, Life Affects Climate, Weather and Climate, Regional Climates, Global Climate, Home and National Security, Fresh Water and Food Security, Ecosystems and Biodiversity Impacts, Public Health, Economic Impacts PCEP
PCEP Climate Education Framework: Grades 3-5 PCEP Regional/National Standards or Framework Climate Science, Earth System Science (ESS), Climate Impacts, Earth's Matter, Energy and the Earth System, Earth's Biosphere, Earth's Climate, Science of Learning, Home and National Security, Fresh Water and Food Security, Ecosystems and Biodiversity Impacts, Public Health, Economic Impacts, Learning Objectives, USAPI Region Learning Objectives PCEP
PCEP Climate Education Framework: Grades K-12 0rganized by Topics PCEP Regional/National Standards or Framework Climate Science, Earth System Science (ESS), Climate Impacts, Earth's Matter, Energy and the Earth System, Earth's Biosphere, Earth's Climate, Science of Learning, Home and National Security, Fresh Water and Food Security, Ecosystems and Biodiversity Impacts, Public Health, Economic Impacts, STEM National Learning Objectives, USAPI Region Learning Objectives PCEP

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The ways that energy enters the Earth system, circulates within it, and exits from the Earth system strongly influence the global climate and regional climates. Explanation Energy and the Earth System Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, College Climate Science Overview PCEP
There are different ways that we can classify the parts of the system. For this website, we are classifying the parts as Earth’s Matter, Earth’s Energy and Earth’s Life. We classify in this way bec... Explanation Earth's Matter, Energy and the Earth System, Earth's Biosphere, Earth's Climate Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, College Climate Science Overview PCEP
Energy Flows: The functioning of our planet relies on a constant input of energy from the Sun. This energy leaves Earth in the form of heat flowing to outer space. From a systems point of view, Ear... Explanation Energy and the Earth System Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, College Earth System Science Overview PCEP

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