How does earth work? physical geology and the process of science

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1. Why Study Earth?
2. Minerals: Building Blocks of the Planet
3. Rocks and Rock-Forming Processes
4. Formation of Magma and Igneous Rocks
5. Formation of Sediment and Sedimentary Rocks
6. Formation of Metamorphic Rocks
7. Earth Materials as Time Keepers
8. Journey to the Center of Earth
9. Making Earth
10. Motion Inside Earth
11. Deformation of Rocks
12. Global Tectonics: Plates and Plumes
13. Tectonics and Surface Relief
14. Soil Formation and Landscape Stability
15. Mass Movements: Landscapes in Motion
16. Streams: Flowing Water Shapes the Landscape
17. Water Flowing Underground
18. Glaciers: Cold-Climate Sculptors of Continents
19. Shorelines: Changing Landscapes Where Land Meets Sea
20. Wind: A Global Geologic Process
21. Global Warming: Real-time Change in the Earth System