Unit 1: The Foundations of Science.The Foundations of Technology.The Foundations of Science. The Process of Scientific Inquiry. The Properties of Matter.The Properties of Energy. Scientific Measurement. Unit 2: The Evolution of Planet Earth. The Structure of the Universe.The Formation and Structure of the Solar System. The Evolution of Planet Earth. Unit 3: The Lithosphere. The Earth"s Interior. Plate Tectonics. Earthquakes and Volcanoes. Minerals. Formation and Classification of Rocks. The Rock Cycle. Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition. Soils. Mineral Resources. Soils. Mineral Resources. Soil Conservation. Unit 4: The Atmosphere. Structure and Composition of the Atmosphere. Insolation. Temperature. Atmospheric Pressure. Humidity. Wind. Clouds and Precipitation. Air Masses and Fronts. Storms. Weather Forecasting. Unit 5: The Hydrosphere. Distribution of Water on Earth. Properties of the Water Molecule. The Hydrologic Cycle. Circulation of the World"s Oceans. Zones of Life in the Ocean. The Classification of Lakes. Flowing Surface Water. Groundwater Flow and Distribution. Glaciers. Pollution of the Hydrosphere. Unit 6: The Biosphere. Ecological Systems. World Biomes. Aquatic Ecosystems. Energy Flow Within Living Systems. Biological Succession. Classification of the Living World. Unit 7: Climate Change. Acid Precipitation. El Nino, La Nina Southern Oscillation. Ozone Deletion. Global Warming.