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A direct relationship is when _______________________________
Both variables increase
an inverse (indirect) relationship is when ___________________________
one variable increases and one variable decreases
a cyclic relationship is when _______________________
a predictable patter occurs on the graph
you can determine our latitude by using Polaris (North Star) because __________________________
it is located directly above the north pole
places on the same latitude with have the same observations of ________ and will experience the same _____________
2. angle of insolation (temp.) / seasons
places on the same longitude will have the same _________
on a contour map you can determine the direction of stream flow because the contour lines will _______ when they cross the river. The water will come out of the ________ side of the V. Contour lines __________ upstream when they cross a river.
Steep areas on a contour map are indicated by _____________. Gentle slopes or flat areas are indicated by _________________
1. Closed lines
2. lines further apart
How do you draw an isoline?
Bigger numbers on one side and smaller numbers on the other
the theory of the formation of the universe is known as?
The Big Bang Theory
Proof of Big Bang theory is the ____________________ and _______.
1. Cosmic microwave background radiation
2. red shift
rotation is ____________ and it takes the earth approximately _____________ to rotate. this will then cause all objects to move across the sky at a rate of _______ per hour.
1. spinning on its axis
2. 24 hours
3. 15 degrees
also caused by earths rotation, the _____________ causes both the planetary wind belts and the ocean currents to curve or be deflected.
list the celestial objects in order from the smallest to largest: Moon, galaxy, planet, solar system, star, universe.
Moon, planet, star, solar system, galay, universe.
the celestial object that is closest to the earth would be the _____________ and the furthest object would be ______
the altitude of the noon sun from one season to the next changes by exactly __________ degrees (higher to lower)
if your in the Nothern Hemisphere, the sun's path always leans to the _____________, and in the southern hemisphere it always leans to the ____________.
if your at the equator the sun's path ________________
is not tilted
your shadow will always be found ___________ where the sun is
The phases of the moon are caused by _________________. We always see the same side of the moon because ________________________________________.
1. revolution of the moon + position of the earth ← sun
2. it has the same period of rotation as its revolution
the phases of the moon, in order beginning with the new moon phase is
Waxing crescent, 1st quarter, waxing gibbous, full moon, waning gibbous, 3rd quarter, waning crescent.
tides are caused by the gravatational effect of the ________ on the earth
Spring tides are during the __________ and __________ phases of the moon
neap tides are during the ________ and ___________ phases of the moon
1. first quarter
2. third quarter
an eclipse of the ______________ is caused when the moon is in between the Earth and Sun
an eclipse of the ______________ is caused when the Earth is in between the moon and Sun
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