Get your Notebook 1-1 pgs. 6-11 (Write this) IN: List three things you would like to study about the Earth. Geology – the study of the solid Earth. Volcanologist – volcanoes. Seismologist – earthquakes. Paleontologist – fossils. Oceanography – the study of the ocean. Physical – waves and ocean currents. Biological – plants and animals. Chemical – natural chemicals and pollution. Meteorology – the study of the entire atmosphere. One of the most common careers in meteorology is weather forecasting. Hurricanes Tornadoes Astronomy – the study of all physical things beyond Earth. Study stars, asteroids, planets, and everything else in space. Ecology – relationships between organisms and their surroundings. Geochemistry – chemistry of rocks, minerals, and soil. Environmental Science – how humans interact with the environment. Geography- surface features of the Earth. OUT: Which branch of Earth Science would you like to study? Why?