# Study sets matching "4th grade vocabulary chapter 9"

landform

weathering

erosion

deposition

a natural feature on Earth's surface; include mountains, hills…

a gradual wearing away or changing of rock and soil caused by…

the moving of pieces of soil or rock by mechanisms including g…

the laying down of rock, soil, organic matter, or other materi…

landform

a natural feature on Earth's surface; include mountains, hills…

weathering

a gradual wearing away or changing of rock and soil caused by…

decimal

decimal point

tenth

hundredth

A number with one or more digits to the right of the decimal p…

A dot (.) separating the whole number from the fraction in dec…

One of the equal parts when a whole is divided into 10 equal p…

One of the equal parts when a whole is divided into 100.

decimal

A number with one or more digits to the right of the decimal p…

decimal point

A dot (.) separating the whole number from the fraction in dec…

Like fractions

Denominator

Improper fraction

Mixed number

Fractions with the same denominator

The bottom number in a fraction. It tells the total number of…

A fraction with a numerator that is greater than or equal to t…

A number that has a whole part and a fraction part.

Like fractions

Fractions with the same denominator

Denominator

The bottom number in a fraction. It tells the total number of…

area

atom

density

element

describes the number of units squares that cover a surface

is the smallest part of an element

is the mass of the matter in a given space

is a substance that is made up of only one type

area

describes the number of units squares that cover a surface

atom

is the smallest part of an element

decimal

decimal point

tenth

hundredth

A number with one or more digits to the right of the decimal p…

A dot (.) separating the whole number from the fraction in dec…

One of the equal parts when a whole is divided into 10 equal p…

One of the equal parts when a whole is divided into 100.

decimal

A number with one or more digits to the right of the decimal p…

decimal point

A dot (.) separating the whole number from the fraction in dec…

decimal

decimal point

tenth

hundredth

A number with one or more digits to the right of the decimal p…

A dot (.) separating the whole number from the fraction in dec…

One of the equal parts when a whole is divided into 10 equal p…

One of the equal parts when a whole is divided into 100.

decimal

A number with one or more digits to the right of the decimal p…

decimal point

A dot (.) separating the whole number from the fraction in dec…

Long horns

Cattle Drive

Brand

Stampede

cattle named after their unusually log horns

A trip in which cow hands guided large herds of cattle across…

A symbol to mark cattle to show who owned them

to run away wildly

Long horns

cattle named after their unusually log horns

Cattle Drive

A trip in which cow hands guided large herds of cattle across…

weathering

landforms

erosion

streak

Process where Earth's crust is slowly broken into smaller piec…

natural features on Earth's surface

process of carrying away weathered bits of rock

the color of the powder that a mineral leaves when it is scrat…

weathering

Process where Earth's crust is slowly broken into smaller piec…

landforms

natural features on Earth's surface

sod

interstate highway system

fur trade

steamboat

grass, roots, and dirt that form the ground's top layer

set of wide, fast, interconnecting highways to link the states

the exchange of animal skins for other goods, such as cloth, g…

boat powered by a steam engine

sod

grass, roots, and dirt that form the ground's top layer

interstate highway system

set of wide, fast, interconnecting highways to link the states

coke

credit

suburb

tuition

a fuel to heat blast furnaces

getting an item now and paying for it over time

area outside of city, more people than a rural area

money charged to attend school

coke

a fuel to heat blast furnaces

credit

getting an item now and paying for it over time

James Madison

compromise

amend

ratify

Father of the Constitution

A settlement in which each side gives up some of its demands i…

To change

(v.) to approve, give formal approval to, confirm

James Madison

Father of the Constitution

compromise

A settlement in which each side gives up some of its demands i…

fur trade

mission

trading post

sod

the trading of guns, knives, and clothing for beaver skins

a settlement set up by a religious group to teach their religi…

a type of store where goods are bought and sold

the soil's top layer made up of grass, roots, and dirt

fur trade

the trading of guns, knives, and clothing for beaver skins

mission

a settlement set up by a religious group to teach their religi…

Decompose

Numerator

Like fractions

Simplest forms

To break a number into different parts (3/8=1/8+1/8+1/8)

The part of the fraction that tells how many of the equal part…

Fractions that have the same denominator

A fraction in which the numerator and the denominator have no…

Decompose

To break a number into different parts (3/8=1/8+1/8+1/8)

Numerator

The part of the fraction that tells how many of the equal part…

ray

vertex

protractor

degrees

A part of a line, with one endpoint, that continues without en…

The common endpoint of an angle

A tool used to measure angles

a unit for measuring angles

ray

A part of a line, with one endpoint, that continues without en…

vertex

The common endpoint of an angle

decimal

decimal point

tenth

hundredth

A number with one or more digits to the right of the decimal p…

A dot (.) separating the whole number from the fraction in dec…

One of the equal parts when a whole is divided into 10 equal p…

One of the equal parts when a whole is divided into 100.

decimal

A number with one or more digits to the right of the decimal p…

decimal point

A dot (.) separating the whole number from the fraction in dec…

"Black Gold"

Oil

kerosene

crude oil

the nickname given to oil because it is very valuable

common name for petroleum

a type of oil that is burned as a fuel; made by heating petrol…

what is pumped from the ground; must be sent to a factory to b…

"Black Gold"

the nickname given to oil because it is very valuable

Oil

common name for petroleum

weathering

strata

topsoil

subsoil

The process by which rocks are gradually broken down

The horizontal layers of material

The upper layer of soil and contains the most minerals and hum…

The layer of soil beneath the topsoil that tends to be light b…

weathering

The process by which rocks are gradually broken down

strata

The horizontal layers of material

vibration

sound

wave

wavelength

a rapid back-and-forth movement

a vibration that can be heard

a disturbance that moves energy from place to place

the distance from one point on a wave to the same point on the…

vibration

a rapid back-and-forth movement

sound

a vibration that can be heard

convict

discipline

earnest

enclose

(V) to acquit, free, release

(n) confusion, disorder, rebellion... (v) to forgive

(adj) insincere, trivial, frivolous

(v) to release, free; to omit, exclude, leave out

convict

(V) to acquit, free, release

discipline

(n) confusion, disorder, rebellion... (v) to forgive

topsoil

topsoil

bedrock

sediment

The layer of soil that contains humus is called ______________…

The layer in which most plants grow is called ________________…

The layer that is made of soil, unweathered rock under layers…

Small bits of weathered rock and other material is called ____…

topsoil

The layer of soil that contains humus is called ______________…

topsoil

The layer in which most plants grow is called ________________…

convict

discipline

dungeon

earnest

(V) to condemn, sentence... (N) prisoner, inmate, felon, criminal

(N) direction, drill, practice... (V) to correct, chastise, penal…

(N) a keep, hole

(adj) intent, solemn

convict

(V) to condemn, sentence... (N) prisoner, inmate, felon, criminal

discipline

(N) direction, drill, practice... (V) to correct, chastise, penal…

compare

decimal point

equivalent fractions

tenth

to describe whether numbers are equal to, less than, or greate…

A symbol used to separate dollars from cents in money amounts,…

Two or more fractions that name the same amount

one of ten equal parts

compare

to describe whether numbers are equal to, less than, or greate…

decimal point

A symbol used to separate dollars from cents in money amounts,…

Natural Resource

Nonrenewable Resource

Renewable Resource

Evaporation

A Material found on earth that can be used by people. Trees, S…

A material that can't be replaced for thousands or millions of…

Natural resource that can be replaced or can replace or renew…

The process which liquid water changes to water vapor

Natural Resource

A Material found on earth that can be used by people. Trees, S…

Nonrenewable Resource

A material that can't be replaced for thousands or millions of…