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Unit 5 Vocab (part 1)
Terms in this set (15)
A block of lithosphere that consists of the crust and part of the mantle.
The removal and transport of surface material by water or wind.
A gas molecule made of 3 oxygen atoms that absorb ultraviolet light.
Energy that is transferred as visible light and infrared waves.
The transfer of energy as heat.
Movement based on densities caused by temperature differences.
Warming of the surface of the Earth by gases absorbing and trapping heat.
The change of state from a liquid to a gas.
The change of state from a gas to a liquid.
Any form of water that falls to the Earth's surface from the clouds.
Water that is not salty.
The part of Earth where life exists.
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet.
The mostly solid part of Earth, extending from the center of the core to the surface of the crust.
Includes all of the water on or near the Earth's surface.