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Geosphere and Engineering 2019
Terms in this set (25)
a representation that explains how something is built
or how it works.
the act of working together
when everyone agrees
any system that cannot be directly observed and easily understood
a test done to find something out
using the five senses; scientists learn and discover things about the world around them. Includes only facts, not opinions
based on the observations, scientists explain what they think will happen
what happens at the end of the experiment to create a conclusion
a person who uses scientific knowledge to design and build useful things
mathematics, words or drawings that are used to explain how something works
real models that work and can be tested and then compared to the real thing
two or more objects that work together in a meaningful way
a series of steps engineers follow to come up with a solution to a problem
scientists who study the geosphere
Why do Scientists collaborate?
to gain new ideas, provide support, and work can get done faster
Why do scientists test data many times?
to gather more information and evidence to support a theory of claim.
Examples of the geosphere
volcanoes, mountains, valleys, hills, etc
Examples of a black box
black hole, center of the Earth, deepest part of the ocean
the middle layer of the earth
A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of Earth
A layer of molten iron and nickel that surrounds the inner core of Earth
Earth's outermost layer.
the movement of sediment after it is broken down
the breaking apart of the Earth
erosion occurs most on the river on a...
bend or curve
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