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AP Environmental Science Chapter 2 (Environmental Systems)
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that takes up space and has mass
Measure of the amount of matter it contains (remains the same…
Smallest particle that contains the chemical properties of an…
Substance composed of atoms, cannot be broken down
Matter
Anything that takes up space and has mass
Mass
Measure of the amount of matter it contains (remains the same…
63 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2
matter
mass
atom
element
-anything that occupies space and has mass... made of atoms... -aft…
a measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
the smallest particle than can contain the chemical propertie…
-a substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down int…
matter
-anything that occupies space and has mass... made of atoms... -aft…
mass
a measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
42 terms
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 2
matter
mass
molecules
compounds
anything that occupies space and has mass
Amount of matter in an object
Groups of two or more atoms held together by chemical bonds
molecules that contain more than one element
matter
anything that occupies space and has mass
mass
Amount of matter in an object
46 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that occupies space and has mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
The smallest particle that can contain the chemical propertie…
A substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into…
Matter
Anything that occupies space and has mass
Mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
59 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2: Environmental Systems
Matter
Mass
Weight
Atom
has mass and takes up space
measurement of matter (kg)
how mas is effected by gravity
smallest particle that can be an element
Matter
has mass and takes up space
Mass
measurement of matter (kg)
59 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2: Environmental Systems
Matter
Mass
Weight
Atom
has mass and takes up space
measurement of matter (kg)
how mas is effected by gravity
smallest particle that can be an element
Matter
has mass and takes up space
Mass
measurement of matter (kg)
42 terms
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 2
matter
mass
molecules
compounds
anything that occupies space and has mass
Amount of matter in an object
Groups of two or more atoms held together by chemical bonds
molecules that contain more than one element
matter
anything that occupies space and has mass
mass
Amount of matter in an object
52 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 2
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that occupies space and has mass
Measure of amount of matter it contains.
Smallest particles that can contain the chemical properties o…
Substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into s…
Matter
Anything that occupies space and has mass
Mass
Measure of amount of matter it contains.
32 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2 (Environmental Systems)
Atomic Number
Mass Number
Isotopes
Radioactive Decay
# of Protons in the nucleus
# of Protons + # of Neutrons
Different # of Neutrons
Release of material from the nucleus. Breaks it down into a s…
Atomic Number
# of Protons in the nucleus
Mass Number
# of Protons + # of Neutrons
59 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2: Environmental Systems
Matter
Mass
Weight
Atom
has mass and takes up space
measurement of matter (kg)
how mas is effected by gravity
smallest particle that can be an element
Matter
has mass and takes up space
Mass
measurement of matter (kg)
58 terms
Environmental Science AP Chapter 2
Matter
Mass
Atom
Periodic Table
anything that occupies space and has mass; ex. rocks, water,…
measure of the amount of matter it contain; mass stays the sa…
the smallest particle that can contain the properties of an e…
lists all of the elements currently, organized by properties
Matter
anything that occupies space and has mass; ex. rocks, water,…
Mass
measure of the amount of matter it contain; mass stays the sa…
56 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that occupies space and has mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
The smallest particle that can contain the chemical propertie…
A substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into…
Matter
Anything that occupies space and has mass
Mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
63 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2
matter
mass
atom
element
-anything that occupies space and has mass... made of atoms... -aft…
a measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
the smallest particle than can contain the chemical propertie…
-a substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down int…
matter
-anything that occupies space and has mass... made of atoms... -aft…
mass
a measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
42 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 2
matter
mass
molecules
compounds
anything that occupies space and has mass
a measure of the amount of matter it contains
particles containing more than one atom
molecules that contain more than one element
matter
anything that occupies space and has mass
mass
a measure of the amount of matter it contains
50 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2 (Environmental Systems)
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that takes up space and has mass
Measure of the amount of matter it contains (remains the same…
Smallest particle that contains the chemical properties of an…
Substance composed of atoms, cannot be broken down
Matter
Anything that takes up space and has mass
Mass
Measure of the amount of matter it contains (remains the same…
53 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that occupies space and has mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
The smallest particle that can contain the chemical propertie…
A substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into…
Matter
Anything that occupies space and has mass
Mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
46 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that occupies space and has mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
The smallest particle that can contain the chemical propertie…
A substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into…
Matter
Anything that occupies space and has mass
Mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
52 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 2
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that occupies space and has mass
Measure of amount of matter it contains.
Smallest particles that can contain the chemical properties o…
Substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into s…
Matter
Anything that occupies space and has mass
Mass
Measure of amount of matter it contains.
43 terms
Environmental Science Chapter 2
Acidic
Aquifiers
Atoms
Basic
pH below 7
are permeable layers of rock and soil that hold water
Basic unit of matter
pH > 7
Acidic
pH below 7
Aquifiers
are permeable layers of rock and soil that hold water
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 2
positive and negative feedback loop
control group
dependent variable
independent variable
two types of charge; negative feedback disrupts/dampens flow;…
In an experiment, the group that is not exposed to the treatm…
The outcome factor; the variable that may change in response…
The experimental factor that is manipulated; the variable who…
positive and negative feedback loop
two types of charge; negative feedback disrupts/dampens flow;…
control group
In an experiment, the group that is not exposed to the treatm…
59 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2: Environmental Systems
Matter
Mass
Weight
Atom
has mass and takes up space
measurement of matter (kg)
how mas is effected by gravity
smallest particle that can be an element
Matter
has mass and takes up space
Mass
measurement of matter (kg)
56 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that occupies space and has mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
The smallest particle that can contain the chemical propertie…
A substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into…
Matter
Anything that occupies space and has mass
Mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
46 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2 (Environmental Systems)
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that takes up space and has mass
Measure of the amount of matter it contains (remains the same…
Smallest particle that contains the chemical properties of an…
Substance composed of atoms; it cannot be broken down into si…
Matter
Anything that takes up space and has mass
Mass
Measure of the amount of matter it contains (remains the same…
55 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that occupies space and has mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
The smallest particle that can contain the chemical propertie…
A substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into…
Matter
Anything that occupies space and has mass
Mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
59 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2: Environmental Systems
Matter
Mass
Weight
Atom
has mass and takes up space
measurement of matter (kg)
how mas is effected by gravity
smallest particle that can be an element
Matter
has mass and takes up space
Mass
measurement of matter (kg)
47 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2 (Environmental Systems)
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that takes up space and has mass
Measure of the amount of matter it contains (remains the same…
Smallest particle that contains the chemical properties of an…
Substance composed of atoms, cannot be broken down
Matter
Anything that takes up space and has mass
Mass
Measure of the amount of matter it contains (remains the same…
52 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2: Environmental Systems
matter
mass
atom
element
anything that occupies space and has mass
a measure of the amount of matter an object contains
the smallest component of an element having the chemical prop…
any substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substan…
matter
anything that occupies space and has mass
mass
a measure of the amount of matter an object contains
80 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2: Environmental Systems
Mono Lake
Animals in Mono Lake
Mono Lake Importance
A change in any one factor often has u…
-located between Great Basin and Sierra Navadas CA... In surroun…
-mono brine shrimp... -alkali fly larvae ... --other species of mig…
many species depend on Mono Lake therefore its health is crit…
True
Mono Lake
-located between Great Basin and Sierra Navadas CA... In surroun…
Animals in Mono Lake
-mono brine shrimp... -alkali fly larvae ... --other species of mig…
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 2 (Environmental Systems) Vocabulary
Mono Lake
Terminal Lake
Matter
Mass
Lake near Los Angeles that experienced redirection of water;…
Water flows into the lake but not out. Evaporation causes the…
Anything that occupies space and has mass.
A measure of the amount of matter an object contains.
Mono Lake
Lake near Los Angeles that experienced redirection of water;…
Terminal Lake
Water flows into the lake but not out. Evaporation causes the…
63 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2
matter
mass
atom
element
-anything that occupies space and has mass... made of atoms... -aft…
a measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
the smallest particle than can contain the chemical propertie…
-a substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down int…
matter
-anything that occupies space and has mass... made of atoms... -aft…
mass
a measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
46 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that occupies space and has mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
The smallest particle that can contain the chemical propertie…
A substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into…
Matter
Anything that occupies space and has mass
Mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
47 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2 (Environmental Systems)
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that takes up space and has mass
Measure of the amount of matter it contains (remains the same…
Smallest particle that contains the chemical properties of an…
Substance composed of atoms, cannot be broken down
Matter
Anything that takes up space and has mass
Mass
Measure of the amount of matter it contains (remains the same…
59 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2: Environmental Systems
Matter
Mass
Weight
Atom
has mass and takes up space
measurement of matter (kg)
how mas is effected by gravity
smallest particle that can be an element
Matter
has mass and takes up space
Mass
measurement of matter (kg)
61 terms
AP Environmental science vocabulary chapter 2
Acidity
Atomic number
Atom
Atomic Theory
The level of acid in substances such as water, soil, or wine.
the number of protons in the nucleus of an atom, which determ…
the basic unit of a chemical element.
the theory that all matter is made up of tiny indivisible par…
Acidity
The level of acid in substances such as water, soil, or wine.
Atomic number
the number of protons in the nucleus of an atom, which determ…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 2: Environmental Systems
Matter
Mass
Weight
Atom
has mass and takes up space
measurement of matter (kg)
how mas is effected by gravity
smallest particle that can be an element
Matter
has mass and takes up space
Mass
measurement of matter (kg)
55 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 2
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that occupies space and has a mass.
Defined as a measure of the amount of matter it contains.
The smallest particle that can contain the chemical propertie…
a substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into…
Matter
Anything that occupies space and has a mass.
Mass
Defined as a measure of the amount of matter it contains.
46 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that occupies space and has mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
The smallest particle that can contain the chemical propertie…
A substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into…
Matter
Anything that occupies space and has mass
Mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
46 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that occupies space and has mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
The smallest particle that can contain the chemical propertie…
A substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into…
Matter
Anything that occupies space and has mass
Mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
50 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that occupies space and has mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
The smallest particle that can contain the chemical propertie…
A substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into…
Matter
Anything that occupies space and has mass
Mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
54 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that occupies space and has mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
The smallest particle that can contain the chemical propertie…
A substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into…
Matter
Anything that occupies space and has mass
Mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
46 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that occupies space and has mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
The smallest particle that can contain the chemical propertie…
A substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into…
Matter
Anything that occupies space and has mass
Mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains
25 terms
AP Environmental Science, Chapter 2
controlled experiment
deductive reasoning
dependent variable
Independent Variable
designed to test the effects of independent variables and a d…
drawing a conclusion from initial definitions and assumptions…
a variable that changes in response to changes in an independ…
in an experiment, the variable that is manipulated by the inv…
controlled experiment
designed to test the effects of independent variables and a d…
deductive reasoning
drawing a conclusion from initial definitions and assumptions…
42 terms
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 2
matter
mass
molecules
compounds
anything that occupies space and has mass
a measure of the amount of matter it contains
particles containing more than one atom
molecules that contain more than one element
matter
anything that occupies space and has mass
mass
a measure of the amount of matter it contains
42 terms
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 2
matter
mass
molecules
compounds
anything that occupies space and has mass
Amount of matter in an object
Groups of two or more atoms held together by chemical bonds
molecules that contain more than one element
matter
anything that occupies space and has mass
mass
Amount of matter in an object
59 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2: Environmental Systems
Matter
Mass
Weight
Atom
has mass and takes up space
measurement of matter (kg)
how mas is effected by gravity
smallest particle that can be an element
Matter
has mass and takes up space
Mass
measurement of matter (kg)
38 terms
AP Environmental Science - Chapter 2
matter
mass
atom
element
anything that occupies space and has mass
measure of amount of matter it contains
smallest particle that can contain chemical properties of an…
substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into s…
matter
anything that occupies space and has mass
mass
measure of amount of matter it contains
89 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2: Science, Systems, Matter and Energy
Science
Scientific Process
Scientific Theory
3 most important features of scientifi…
An attempt to discover order in the natural world and to use…
-Ask a question or identify a problem to be investigated... -Col…
A well-tested and widely-accepted scientific hypothesis
Skepticism... Peer Review... Reproductability
Science
An attempt to discover order in the natural world and to use…
Scientific Process
-Ask a question or identify a problem to be investigated... -Col…
23 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2
Empiricism
Uniformitarianism
Parsimony
Uncertainty
we can learn about the world by observable phenomena- we can…
basic patterns and processes are uniform across time and spac…
when two plausible explanations are reasonable, the simpler o…
knowledge changes as new evidence appears, and explanations c…
Empiricism
we can learn about the world by observable phenomena- we can…
Uniformitarianism
basic patterns and processes are uniform across time and spac…
51 terms
AP Environmental Science- Chapter 2
Element
Periodic table
Molecule
Compound
A substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into…
A chart of all chemical elements currently known, organized b…
A particle that contains more than one atom
A molecule containing more than one element
Element
A substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into…
Periodic table
A chart of all chemical elements currently known, organized b…
29 terms
AP Environmental Science - Chapter 2
Science
Reproducibility
Replication
Significant Number
A process for producing knowledge methodically and logically.
The capacity for a particular result to be observed or obtain…
Repeating studies or tests to verify reliability.
Meaningful numbers whose accuracy can be verified.
Science
A process for producing knowledge methodically and logically.
Reproducibility
The capacity for a particular result to be observed or obtain…
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