A short reading by the Aspen Global Change Institute that summarizes what the lithosphere or geosphere is. This resource can be used as an introduction to the topic by teachers interested in teaching about climate change and the role of the geosphere.
This reading includes overview discussions on the following topics:
- What is the Geosphere?
- How does the geosphere interact in the earth system?
- How do humans interact with the geosphere?
The reading also includes a short journal activity.
Students will understand what the geosphere is. They will also understand about climate change and the role of the lithosphere or geosphere.
Use this tool to help your students find answers to:
- What is the lithosphere or geosphere?
- Discuss climate change and the role of the lithosphere.
About the Tool
|Tool Name||The Geosphere|
|Discipline||Earth Sciences, Geography|
|Topic(s) in Discipline||Climate Change Overview|
|Climate Topic||Climate Literacy; Introduction to Climate Change|
|Type of tool||Reading|
|Grade Level||Middle School; High School|
|Developed by||Aspen Global Change Institute|
|Hosted at||Aspen Global Change Institute website|