earth’s systems

Term explanation
Geosphere the broader term that includes the crust, mantle, and core of the earth
what are the 4 systems of earth Geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere
Hydrosphere all water on earth or near the surface,
Biosphere all living organisms including bacteria
Atmosphere provides necessary gases for life to survive, regulates earths temperature, affects the water cycle, and it protects the earth from the Sun,and small meteors.
Lithosphere the crust of the earth, or the hard and rigid part that contains 15 Tectonic Plates
Tectonic Plates massive weirdly shaped slabs of rock that make the Earth's, one plate cannot shift without affecting the others, plates can move apart
Tectonic Activity caused by heat energy from mantle below, and causes earthquakes, volcanoes, and mountains
Positive Greenhouse Effect greenhouse gases help trap some of the heat from the sun to keep the earths temperature regulated
Negative Greenhouse Effect human actions have created too much greenhouse gases which has trapped too much heat

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