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Earth Science

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    The Earth Science course contains elements of astronomy, geology, oceanography, and meteorology, and Illustrates the influence of natural phenomena upon society and of society upon the environment.


 Textbook Information


Hardcopies of this textbook are available for use at the Science tables in the Learning Commons.


ESC 1000

​Login to the Companion Website for Foundations of Earth Science, 5e and take the practice chapter test. Use the access code that came with your new textbook. Students who bought a used book and do not have an access code will need to have a Learning Commons Specialist log you in.






 Videos and Activities


The Learning Commons offers videos and activities to help students understand important concepts in Earth Science.

Study games

Links to Games​​ Instructions ​for how to play​
Study game Geology  (chap 5-8) 
Study game Meteorology 
Instructions for Jeopardy games:
Click on Slide Show from beginning
Slides will run on their own until Jeopardy game board appears

Click on $ amount under chosen category:- example: Earthquakes $300

Question will appear

Click on question slide for answer

Click on square box in lower left corner of answer slide and it will return to main board with categories and questions

Click on star for Final Jeopardy

Final Jeopardy is end of slide show.
Millionaire Oceanography review (chapters 9&10) 
Study game review Ch 1-4
Instructions for Who wants to be a millionaire:
Play as PowerPoint slide show
3 questions per slide

Answers appear on next slide

 Practice Quizzes

Practice Quizzes Directions for practice quizzes​
Rock quiz
Planet quiz​
​Soft Chalk Rock and Planet Quizzes:
Click through flash cards to study rocks and minerals or planets
Use terms from flash cards to complete drag and drop matching activity
Volcanoes ​Soft Chalk Volcanoes Flash cards:
Click on flash card activity
Click through flash cards to study volcanoes
Continental Margins Quiz ​Soft Chalk Continental Margins Quizzes:
Click through flash cards to study about continental margins
Plate boundary quiz ​Soft Chalk Plate Boundary Quiz:
Click on Hot Spot Quiz
Click on the geographic location on the map that matches the  type of plate boundary found at that location
Geography quiz ​Soft Chalk Geography Quiz:
Click on Hot Spot quiz
Click on the geographic location indicated
​Geological Timescale ​Soft Chalk Geological Timescale:
Click on Hot Spot quiz
Complete the matching activity    

 Other Useful Links


These are additional resources that our staff and students have found helpful.​

Contact Information

For more information contact the Learning Commons by phone (850) 201-8193 or e-mail

7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Mon - Thu
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Fri

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Students can get additional help by accessing Smarthinking via Canvas
TCC strives to make all materials accessible to all individuals. Please contact (850) 201-8193 for materials in alternative format.

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