earth’s systems

Termexplanation
Geospherethe broader term that includes the crust, mantle, and core of the earth
what are the 4 systems of earthGeosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere
Hydrosphereall water on earth or near the surface,
Biosphereall living organisms including bacteria
Atmosphereprovides necessary gases for life to survive, regulates earths temperature, affects the water cycle, and it protects the earth from the Sun,and small meteors.
Lithospherethe crust of the earth, or the hard and rigid part that contains 15 Tectonic Plates
Tectonic Platesmassive weirdly shaped slabs of rock that make the Earth's, one plate cannot shift without affecting the others, plates can move apart
Tectonic Activitycaused by heat energy from mantle below, and causes earthquakes, volcanoes, and mountains
Positive Greenhouse Effectgreenhouse gases help trap some of the heat from the sun to keep the earths temperature regulated
Negative Greenhouse Effecthuman actions have created too much greenhouse gases which has trapped too much heat

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