Lab 1: Think Globally, Act Locally

Part B: Visit Your Local Study Site

Example local study site in Greenville, PA. Click image to enlarge.
Each part of the Earth system is represented on multiple scales, ranging from local to global. Let's start with what's already familiar to youyour local environment. In this part of the investigation, you will visit a local study site, where you will get a chance to observe and interpret the four components of the Earth system and how they are connected to one another.

Use this Local Study Site Work Sheet (Acrobat (PDF) 93kB Oct12 22) to record your observations.