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non-human related object, process, or situation that could cause loss of life, personal injury, and/or loss of property
the concentration of any substance or form of energy reaches a proportion that adversely affects animals, plants, or people.
the layer of gases that surounds earth above the surface of liquid water and rocky material
the parallel on earth midway between the geographic north and south poles with a latitude of zero
any region of space or the environment that has come measurable value of a given quantity at every point
the layer of liquid water that lies between the atmosphere and much of the upper layer of earths interior
a collection of billions of stars and various amounts of gas and dust held together by gravity
how bright a star will be in relation to the sun if all star were the same distance from the observer
the combining of the nuclei of smaller elements to form the nuclei of larger emelments with some of the mass being converted into energy
a large ball of gas held together by gravity that produces tremendous amounts of energy and shines
the big bang theory
all matter and energy started out in a small area and after an explosion matter began to organize into subatomic particles and atoms
deflection of all moving particles of matter at earths surface to the right in the northern hemisphere proves earths rotation
complete or partial blocking of light when one celestial body moves into the shadow of another celestial body
phases of the moon
varying amounts of the lighted moon as seen from earth are known as the moons phases
gravitation between the earth, the moon, and the sun results in a cyclic rise and fall of ocean waters on earth
gases such as carbon dioxide, water vapor, and methane present in the earths atmosphere which absorb long-wave radiation
is the result of the balance between the total amount of energy it receives and the total energy it emits or loses
Incoming Solar Radiation, the suns output of electromagnetic radiation that is received by earth
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