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7th grade earth science
Topography
Elevation
Relief
Landform
Is the shape of the land
The height above sea-level of a point on Earth's surface
The difference in elevation between the highest and lowest pa…
Is a feature of topography, such as a hill or valley, formed…
Topography
Is the shape of the land
Elevation
The height above sea-level of a point on Earth's surface
9 terms
7th grade earth science
Topography
Elevation
Relief
Landform
Is the shape of the land
The height above sea-level of a point on Earth's surface
The difference in elevation between the highest and lowest pa…
Is a feature of topography, such as a hill or valley, formed…
Topography
Is the shape of the land
Elevation
The height above sea-level of a point on Earth's surface
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Earth Science 7th Grade VVMS
plate tectonics
continental drift
subduction
oceanic ridge
the theory that pieces of Earth's lithosphere are in constant…
the hypothesis that states that the continents once formed a…
the process by which oceanic crust sinks beneath a deep-ocean…
Ridges form along divergent plate boundaries where magma upwe…
plate tectonics
the theory that pieces of Earth's lithosphere are in constant…
continental drift
the hypothesis that states that the continents once formed a…
21 terms
7th Grade Science - Earth Layers
The Earth has layers because:
Lithosphere
Crust
Asthenosphere
Different materials in layers... Different temperatures ... Differe…
outermost layer of Earth; Crust + the solid outer part of the…
least dense of all layers; Made mostly of silicates (silicon…
under the lithosphere; Part of the upper mantle. It's a solid…
The Earth has layers because:
Different materials in layers... Different temperatures ... Differe…
Lithosphere
outermost layer of Earth; Crust + the solid outer part of the…
67 terms
7th Earth Science
Altitude
Density
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Elevation or height above sea level
How tightly packed the matter in a substance is.
the lowest atmospheric layer
2nd lowest layer of the atmosphere. ( Ozone is located there.)
Altitude
Elevation or height above sea level
Density
How tightly packed the matter in a substance is.
40 terms
Earth Science Ch.2 (7th)
Theory
Geocentric
Inaccurate; 1st model of the universe
According to this theory, planets foll…
Favored hypothesis
Earth centered theory of the universe
Geocentric theory
The geocentric theory
Theory
Favored hypothesis
Geocentric
Earth centered theory of the universe
85 terms
Earth Science Final (7th)
4 types of erosion
delta
moraine
water
gravity... glaciers... wind... water
triangle or fan shaped deposit
large ridge of rock and soil deposited by glaciers when they…
what type of erosion causes sinkholes, caves, and ditches
4 types of erosion
gravity... glaciers... wind... water
delta
triangle or fan shaped deposit
32 terms
7th Grade Earth Science
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Inner Core
The thin, SOLID outermost layer of the earth
The LARGEST, semi-solid, rocky layer just under the crust of…
The (iron and nickel)-metallic, LIQUID layer of the earth tha…
The very white, hot, SOLID middle part of earth.
Crust
The thin, SOLID outermost layer of the earth
Mantle
The LARGEST, semi-solid, rocky layer just under the crust of…
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7th Grade Earth Science
Prokaryote
Eukaryote
Absolute Age
Sedimentary
Bacteria are an example of this type of organism
An organism with cells that have a nucleus
The exact age of a fossil, determined by radiometric dating
A type of rock that forms from eroded pieces of other rocks
Prokaryote
Bacteria are an example of this type of organism
Eukaryote
An organism with cells that have a nucleus
44 terms
7th Grade - Earth Science Test
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Inner Core
-outer layer of earth made of hard, rigid rock -we live here
-second layer of earth... -composed of partly solid rock and liq…
-third layer of earth... -composed of liquid rock
-innermost layer of earth ... -hottest layer ... -made up of solid,…
Crust
-outer layer of earth made of hard, rigid rock -we live here
Mantle
-second layer of earth... -composed of partly solid rock and liq…
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Earth Science 7th Grade SES
Tectonic plate
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
Mesosphere
a block of lithosphere that consists of the crust and the upp…
the solid, outer layer of the Earth that consists of the crus…
the soft layer of the mantle on which the tectonic plates move
the strong, lower part of the mantle between the asthenospher…
Tectonic plate
a block of lithosphere that consists of the crust and the upp…
Lithosphere
the solid, outer layer of the Earth that consists of the crus…
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Ramos 7th Grade - Earth Science Test
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Inner Core
-outer layer of earth made of hard, rigid rock -we live here
-second layer of earth... -composed of partly solid rock and liq…
-third layer of earth... -composed of liquid rock
-innermost layer of earth ... -hottest layer ... -made up of solid,…
Crust
-outer layer of earth made of hard, rigid rock -we live here
Mantle
-second layer of earth... -composed of partly solid rock and liq…
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7th Grade Space/Earth Science
THE NAME OF THE ACCEPTED THEORY OF UNI…
EVIDENCE THAT SUPPORTS THE BIG BANG TH…
AGE OF THE UNIVERSE
GRAVITY'S STRENGTH DEPENDS ON
BIG BANG THEORY
RED SHIFT OR COSMIC BACKGROUND RADIATION
13.7 BILLION YEARS
MASS AND DISTANCE BETWEEN OBJECTS
THE NAME OF THE ACCEPTED THEORY OF UNI…
BIG BANG THEORY
EVIDENCE THAT SUPPORTS THE BIG BANG TH…
RED SHIFT OR COSMIC BACKGROUND RADIATION
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7th Earth Science Notes
map view
profile view
map legend
map scale
drawn as if you were looking down on an area from above the E…
a drawing that shows an object as though you were looking at…
a key that lists all of the symbols used on the map
the relationship between a distance on the map and the actual…
map view
drawn as if you were looking down on an area from above the E…
profile view
a drawing that shows an object as though you were looking at…
32 terms
Earth Science 7th grade
erosion
sediment
deposition
gravity
the process by which natural forces move weathered rock and s…
small, solid pieces of material that come from rocks or organ…
process in which sediment is laid down in new locations
a force that moves rocks and other materials downhill; the fo…
erosion
the process by which natural forces move weathered rock and s…
sediment
small, solid pieces of material that come from rocks or organ…
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Earth Science - Finals - 7th
prime meridian
equator
longitude
latitude
An imaginary line that divides the earth into Western and Eas…
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
measures the distance east and west of the prime meridian
Distance in degrees north or south of the equator
prime meridian
An imaginary line that divides the earth into Western and Eas…
equator
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
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7th Grade Earth Science Vocab Quiz #2
Convergent Boundary
Divergent Boundary
Transform Boundary
Convection
boundaries that come together in order to form mountains
boundaries that move apart to form vocanoes
boundaries that slide past each other and create earthquakes
Convergent Boundary
boundaries that come together in order to form mountains
Divergent Boundary
boundaries that move apart to form vocanoes
78 terms
Earth science 7th period
What determines a mineral's physical c…
What shape is a tetrahedron? What elem…
Using minerals in the ESRT
rocks are made of
internal arrangement of atoms
pyramid, silicon and oxygen
page 16 & composition in rock charts
minerals
What determines a mineral's physical c…
internal arrangement of atoms
What shape is a tetrahedron? What elem…
pyramid, silicon and oxygen
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7th grade science - Earth/space
revolution
rotation
solar eclipse
lunar eclipse
An object traveling around another on a set path or orbit.
A spinning motion of a planet about its axis.
Occurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and Eart…
Occurs at a full moon when Earth is directly between the moon…
revolution
An object traveling around another on a set path or orbit.
rotation
A spinning motion of a planet about its axis.
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7th Grade Science - Earth Layers
The Earth has layers because:
Lithosphere
Crust
Asthenosphere
Different materials in layers... Different temperatures ... Differe…
outermost layer of Earth; Crust + the solid outer part of the…
least dense of all layers; Made mostly of silicates (silicon…
under the lithosphere; Part of the upper mantle. It's a solid…
The Earth has layers because:
Different materials in layers... Different temperatures ... Differe…
Lithosphere
outermost layer of Earth; Crust + the solid outer part of the…
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7th Grade Science--Layers of the Earth
Core
Crust
Inner Core
Mantle
The iron-and-nickel center of Earth.
The outermost shell of the Earth; the upper part of the litho…
The innermost part of the Earth ; solid nickel and iron.
The thick layer of Earth between the crust and the core.
Core
The iron-and-nickel center of Earth.
Crust
The outermost shell of the Earth; the upper part of the litho…
13 terms
Earth and Science Pd. 7th
Temperature Inversion
Humidity
Saturation
Relative Humidity
An increase in temperature with height in an atmospheric layer.
The amount of water vapor in the atmosphere at a given locati…
Occurs when the amount of water vapor in amount of air has re…
The amount of water vapor in a volume of air relative to the…
Temperature Inversion
An increase in temperature with height in an atmospheric layer.
Humidity
The amount of water vapor in the atmosphere at a given locati…
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7th grade Earth Science Review
rock cycle
igneous rock
magma
lava
A series of processes on the surface and inside Earth that sl…
a type of rock that forms from the cooling of molten rock at…
Molten rock beneath the earth's surface
Magma that reaches Earth's surface
rock cycle
A series of processes on the surface and inside Earth that sl…
igneous rock
a type of rock that forms from the cooling of molten rock at…
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Earth Science 7th Grade: Earth/Moon/Sun
Neap Tide
Spring Tide
Daily Tides
Phases of the Moon
a tide of minimum range occurring at the first and the third…
a tide of greater-than-average range around the times of new…
the rise and fall of sea levels caused by the combined effect…
the appearance of the illuminated portion of the Moon as seen…
Neap Tide
a tide of minimum range occurring at the first and the third…
Spring Tide
a tide of greater-than-average range around the times of new…
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RRISD- 6th and 7th Earth Science Review
Core
Crust
Lithosphere
Mantle
The center of the earth.
The outermost layer of the Earth
The outermost, rigid layer of the Earth that consists of the…
Layer between the crust and the core.
Core
The center of the earth.
Crust
The outermost layer of the Earth
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7th Grade Science - Ch.8-Introducing Earth
asthenosphere
atmosphere
basalt
biosphere
the soft layer of the mantle on which the lithosphere floats
the relatively thin layer of gases that form Earth's outermos…
a dark, dense, igneous rock with a fine texture, found in oce…
the parts of Earth that contain living organisms
asthenosphere
the soft layer of the mantle on which the lithosphere floats
atmosphere
the relatively thin layer of gases that form Earth's outermos…
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7th Grade Science "Spaceship Earth"
The earth_____________ on it's axis
A _______ _______ is the time it takes…
The sun appears to rise in the _______…
A day and night are always of ______ t…
rotates
solar day
West, east
Equal
The earth_____________ on it's axis
rotates
A _______ _______ is the time it takes…
solar day
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SW - 7th Grade Science - Earth Science
atmosphere
convection
rotation
biosphere
The air around the Earth
Heat rises, Cold sinks
To go around the axis
Land, water, and air where life is
atmosphere
The air around the Earth
convection
Heat rises, Cold sinks
16 terms
Science Earth 7th grade
basalt
crust
outer core
granite
a dark rock with fine grains
Earth's outer skin of rock
the layer made up of molten iron and nickel
a rock with light color and coarse grains
basalt
a dark rock with fine grains
crust
Earth's outer skin of rock
14 terms
7th/8th Earth Science
Topographic Map
Elevation
Satellites
Erosional Features
A map showing changes in elevation of Earth's surface
Indicates the height to which something is relative to sea le…
An object which has been placed into orbit by human endeavor…
Earth's surface that shows evidence of the natural processes…
Topographic Map
A map showing changes in elevation of Earth's surface
Elevation
Indicates the height to which something is relative to sea le…
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7th Grade Test- Earth Science
topographic map
index contour line
contour line
contour interval
a map that shows elevation
exact elevation of one specific point
connects points of equal elevation
distance between any two lines
topographic map
a map that shows elevation
index contour line
exact elevation of one specific point
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7th Earth Science Review
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Inner Core
[layers] made of rock, smallest
[layers] composed of superheat rock, largest layer, has curre…
[layers] made of iron, is large, causes magnetic field
[layers] made of iron and nickel, medium sized, is solid beca…
Crust
[layers] made of rock, smallest
Mantle
[layers] composed of superheat rock, largest layer, has curre…
32 terms
Earth Science 7th grade
erosion
sediment
deposition
gravity
the process by which natural forces move weathered rock and s…
small, solid pieces of material that come from rocks or organ…
process in which sediment is laid down in new locations
a force that moves rocks and other materials downhill; the fo…
erosion
the process by which natural forces move weathered rock and s…
sediment
small, solid pieces of material that come from rocks or organ…
15 terms
Chapter 4 - Rocks - 7th Grade Earth Science
basaltic
cementation
compaction
extrusive
dense, dark-colored igneous rock formed from magma; rich in m…
sedimentary rock-forming process in which large sediments are…
process that forms sedimentary rocks when layers of small sed…
fine-grained igneous rock that forms when magma cools quickly…
basaltic
dense, dark-colored igneous rock formed from magma; rich in m…
cementation
sedimentary rock-forming process in which large sediments are…
53 terms
Earth, Moon and Sun- Science 7th
New Moon
Waxing Cresent
First Quarter
Waxing Gibbous
No light reflecting reflecting from the sun... In between the Ea…
A little sliver of moon, getting larger. The light is being w…
One quarter of the light is reflecting, is still growing. the…
More than half of the moon is visible and it is still growing…
New Moon
No light reflecting reflecting from the sun... In between the Ea…
Waxing Cresent
A little sliver of moon, getting larger. The light is being w…
18 terms
Inside the Earth 7th grade science
Which layer of Earth are the tectonic…
What is subduction?
Which layer of the earth has the highe…
What is the relationship between the d…
Lithosphere
The process by which oceanic crusts sinks beneath trenches
inner core
As depth increases, temperature increases
Which layer of Earth are the tectonic…
Lithosphere
What is subduction?
The process by which oceanic crusts sinks beneath trenches
51 terms
Combo - 7th Grade Earth Science
Divergent boundary
Convergent Boundary
Transform Boundary
Rift Valley
a plate boundary where two plates move away from each other
a plate boundary where two plates move toward each other
a plate boundary where two plates move past each other in opp…
a deep valley that forms where two plates move apart... Example…
Divergent boundary
a plate boundary where two plates move away from each other
Convergent Boundary
a plate boundary where two plates move toward each other
22 terms
7th grade chapter 2 earth science
sphere
Earth's systems
atmosphere
atmospheric gases
Earth is in the shape of an imperfect ___________________.
atmosphere, Geosphere, Biosphere, Cryosphere, and Hydrosphere
The layer of gas surrounding the Earth
nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide
sphere
Earth is in the shape of an imperfect ___________________.
Earth's systems
atmosphere, Geosphere, Biosphere, Cryosphere, and Hydrosphere
Earth Science Vocabulary 7th Grade
Rift Valley
Plate Tectonics
Magma
Lava
A deep valley that forms where two plates move apart.
The theory that pieces of Earth's lithosphere are in constant…
The molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
Liquid magma that reaches the surface; also the rock formed w…
Rift Valley
A deep valley that forms where two plates move apart.
Plate Tectonics
The theory that pieces of Earth's lithosphere are in constant…
46 terms
7th Science Unit 8 Earth's Changing Surface
surface water
groundwater
water table
channel
all the bodies of fresh water, salt water, ice, and snow that…
the water that is beneath Earth's surface
the upper surface of underground water, the upper boundary of…
the path that a stream follows
surface water
all the bodies of fresh water, salt water, ice, and snow that…
groundwater
the water that is beneath Earth's surface
33 terms
7th grade Life Science--Chapter 8, Earth's History
geology
erosion
uniformitarianism
igneous rock
The study of the structures of planet earth & forces that mak…
The process by which water, ice, or wind breaks down rocks.
The geologic principle that the same geologic processes that…
A type of rock that forms from the cooling of molten rock at…
geology
The study of the structures of planet earth & forces that mak…
erosion
The process by which water, ice, or wind breaks down rocks.
39 terms
Earth Science 7th Grade Vocabulary
Conduction
Convection
Radiation
Troposphere
the transfer of thermal energy by collisions -direct contact-…
the transfer of thermal energy in a fluid (gas or liquid) by…
the transfer of thermal energy by electromagnetic waves; does…
the layer of Earth's atmosphere closest to the surface of Ear…
Conduction
the transfer of thermal energy by collisions -direct contact-…
Convection
the transfer of thermal energy in a fluid (gas or liquid) by…
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Science 7th grade earth science
Telescope
Refracting
Reflecting
Electromagnetic spectrum
Collects radiation from space
Glass
Mirrors
Wave lengths
Telescope
Collects radiation from space
Refracting
Glass
31 terms
7th Earth Science Lesson 2 Terms / Vocab.
science journal
ruler
meter stick
triple-beam balance
used to record observations, questions, hypotheses, data and…
a measuring instrument used to measure lengths most commonly…
a measuring instrument used to measure lengths and distances
an instrument used to measure mass, most commonly in grams or…
science journal
used to record observations, questions, hypotheses, data and…
ruler
a measuring instrument used to measure lengths most commonly…
40 terms
Earth Science Ch.2 (7th)
Theory
Geocentric
Inaccurate; 1st model of the universe
According to this theory, planets foll…
Favored hypothesis
Earth centered theory of the universe
Geocentric theory
The geocentric theory
Theory
Favored hypothesis
Geocentric
Earth centered theory of the universe
19 terms
Science (inside of earth) 7th Gr.
How we know the structure of Earth's i…
Crust
upper mantle
lower mantle
analyzing the behavior of earthquake waves as they travel thr…
thinnest, outermost layer which completely surrounds the eart…
liquid-like plastic that the crust "floats" on
below the upper mantle, stiff solid
How we know the structure of Earth's i…
analyzing the behavior of earthquake waves as they travel thr…
Crust
thinnest, outermost layer which completely surrounds the eart…
16 terms
7th Grade Science-Earth Science Chapter 6
Pangaea
Continental Drift
Mid-ocean Ridge
Seafloor Spreading
Name given to a super-continent that began to break apart app…
The movement of Earth's continents over time.
Long, narrow mountain range on the ocean floor; formed by mag…
The process by which new oceanic crust forms along a mid-ocea…
Pangaea
Name given to a super-continent that began to break apart app…
Continental Drift
The movement of Earth's continents over time.
84 terms
STS 7th Grade Earth Science Final
density
convection currents
plate tectonics
subduction
a measure of how much mass there is in a volume of substance
caused by heating and cooling of the fluid in the mantle, cha…
broken sections of the lithosphere that carrry the continents…
when two plates collide and the denser one sinks
density
a measure of how much mass there is in a volume of substance
convection currents
caused by heating and cooling of the fluid in the mantle, cha…
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earth science Chapter 3 7th grade Minerals
cleavage
crystalization
density
fracture
The breaking of a mineral along a smooth, flat sucrface .
the process by which atoms form a solid with an orderly repea…
the amount of mass in a material per unit volume
the breaking of a mineral along a rough or irregular surface
cleavage
The breaking of a mineral along a smooth, flat sucrface .
crystalization
the process by which atoms form a solid with an orderly repea…
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