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Concepts Lab midterm
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The earth is 4.54 +0.05 billion years old, what is the oldest age the earth can be?
4.59 billion years
Which US scientific agency was generated by the original Sputnik movement?
Standard deviations, confidence, and p-values help determine what about a measurement?
the earth is 4.54 billion years old. What is the youngest age the earth can be?
which of the following discoveries was an unifying theory (Ie created a Unified theory)
Structure of DNA and genetics
Which of the following are not an artifact?
Overall temperatures on earth are increasing with time
Compared to theories of how the universe formed, research on breast cancer detection would be an example of
The earliest scientists would be called _____ today
What is the appropriate altitude of the sun at noon
You live in the northern hemisphere and want to install solar panels, which way should they face
if atmospheric CO2 was 0.03% and is now 400 ppm, by how much has it risen?
if atmospheric CO2 concentrations have risen from 280 ppm to 400 ppm since 1820, how much has CO2 increased in terms of % of total atmospheric gas?
If Earths mass is -6x24^24kg and the international space stations mass is -4x10^4kg what is the difference in the order of magnitude?
which of the following is not an example of an easily scalable technology?
referencing pitch to organ (?)
if you have 5/16 inch wrench what is the appropriate size of the metric scale bolt you can use on it?
how many orders of magnitude has bitcoin increased?
How much more common is CO2 than CH4
A hundred times more common
if the speed limits is 100 kmh how fast is that in MPH?
what star sits directly above the northern hemisphere?
A typical metric wrench set goes from 10-20 mm whereas a typical standard wrench set goes from 3/16 to 1/4 inches. which wrench set has a smaller size range
metric wrench set
what direction does college street run?
you are trying to decide weather to register for a 10k or a 5k. How many more miles are in a 10k?
which of the following is not a unit of air pressure?
you have a 10 mm wrench, what is the appropriate size of the standard scale bolt you can use on it
which one of the following is a metric system unit?
How many orders of magnitude does the worlds population exceed Alabamas population
you are in the northern hemisphere and you see a set of properly installed solar panels, what direction are they facing?
if the earths mass is -6x10^24kg and mars mass is -6x10^23 kg what is the difference in the order of magnitude between the two masses?
If you are facing the east, how would you describe your orientation in degrees?
what substance does the metric system use as a reference material for many unit systems
how many total degrees are there in a horizon
how is the position of the sun at noon different from the summer to the winter?
summer it has a higher altitude
what is the % increase in bitcoin value?
if the earths mass is -6x10^24kg and a humans mass is 70kg, what is the difference in the 2 orders of magnitude
todays reading of the keeling curve gives 410 ppm co2, in the atmosphere, what is the concentration of CO2 in %?
the Ptolemaic model of the solar system was
the epicycles of the planets observed by many early astronomers are an example of an
Assume a cart rolls down a frictionless ramp on Earth (as performed in lab). acceleration data were difficult to collect. which of the following statements describes this in scientific terms
the theoretical relationship between acceleration and time were difficult to verify empirically
what is gradational acceleration on earth
the time class starts is a
Gallelio generated ____ evidence for classical mechanics and newton later provided the ____ foundations
Are epicycles for planets real?
no they're artifacts
Assume a cart rolls down a frictionless ramp on Earth (as performed in lab). The mathematical relationship between velocity of the cart and time is:
Assume a cart rolls down a frictionless ramp on Earth (as performed in lab). The mathematical relationship between position of the cart and time is:
what was the empirical data that verified the heliocentric model of the earth?
Gallelios observations of the phase of Venus
what is the gradational acceleration of mars?
what mathematical expression will give the correct answer for the reading of the spring on the scale
what are the units for g (universal gravational constant )
N m^2/ kg^2
what is the unit for newtons?
what is the % difference between the radius of mars and earth?
the radius of mars is 5.2% the radius of the earth
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