Earth Science Camp Words #2
Terms in this set (28)
Separating crude oil mainly into gasoline and heating oil.
The three-dimensional shape of the land.
A storage area for fresh-water supplies.
A naturally formed solid in the crust made up of one or more minerals.
Rocks changing from one form into another in a never-ending series of processes.
Precipitation that falls into rivers and streams.
A rock made of bits of matter joined together.
A mixture of smoke and fog.
A mixture of weathered rock, decayed plant and animal matter (humus), living things, air, and water.
A place where groundwater seeps out of the ground.
The sliding of a denser ocean plate under another plate when they collide.
A map that shows features of Earth's surface as a pattern of lines.
Boundaries where tectonic plates slide past each other.
A vent in the crust where steam and lava reach the surface.
The continuous movement of water between Earth's surface and the air, changing from liquid to gas to liquid.
The top of the water filled spaces in the ground.
A hole dug below the water table that water seeps into.
Separating anything into its part to find out what it is made of and how it is put together.
To place materials that share properties together in groups.
Put together all useful information.
Put together in a statement all the facts you have learned.
Clues used to solve a problem.
A guess or if...then statement that can be answered clearly in an experiment or tested by observations.
Name or recognize.
Use one or more of the senses to identify or learn about an object or event.
State possible results of an event or experiment.
One of the changes in a situation that may affect the outcome of an experiment.