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AP Environmental Science-Earth's Interdependent Systems
Core
Mantle
Asthenosphere
lithosphere
innermost zone of the Earth's layer... Two parts:... Solid inner co…
layer of Earth surrounding the core, made mostly of solid rock
slowly flowing rock near the mantle
a thin rigid layer of rock, outermost layer of Earth... Contains…
Core
innermost zone of the Earth's layer... Two parts:... Solid inner co…
Mantle
layer of Earth surrounding the core, made mostly of solid rock
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Earth's Interdependent Systems- AP Environmental Science
Age of Earth
Core
Inner core
Outer core
4.5 to 4.8 billion years old
Intermost zone of the earth; has two parts (the inner core an…
A part of the core. Composed mostly of nickel and iron; is so…
A part of the core. Composed mostly of iron and sulfur; semi-…
Age of Earth
4.5 to 4.8 billion years old
Core
Intermost zone of the earth; has two parts (the inner core an…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 4- Earth's Interdependent Systems
plate boundaries
Convergent boundary
Divergent boundary
Transform fault boundary
the edges of the plates, where two places abut each other
two plates are PUSHED toward each other. One plate is pushed…
Two plates are moving AWAY from each other. Causes gap, which…
Plates slide SIDE TO SIDE- (rubbing hands back and forth)
plate boundaries
the edges of the plates, where two places abut each other
Convergent boundary
two plates are PUSHED toward each other. One plate is pushed…
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AP Environmental Science: Part 1: Earth's Interdependent Systems
Asthenosphere
Lithosphere
Convergent Boundary
Divergent Boundary
A subdivision of the mantle situated below the lithosphere. T…
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
A plate boundary where two plates move toward each other.
A plate boundary where two plates move away from each other.
Asthenosphere
A subdivision of the mantle situated below the lithosphere. T…
Lithosphere
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
AP Environmental Science: (Chapter4) Earth's Interdependent Systems Terms
Abiotic
Acid
Air mass
A horizon
related to factors or things that are separate and independen…
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
enormous bodies of air that move as a unit.
a soil horizon; the layer below the O horizon is called the A…
Abiotic
related to factors or things that are separate and independen…
Acid
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
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Environmental Science Earth's Interdependent Systems
mantle
asthenosphere
lithosphere
crust
mostly solid rock, surrounding the outer core
slowly flowing rock in the mantle
thin, rigid layer of rock in the mantle
solid surface of the earth
mantle
mostly solid rock, surrounding the outer core
asthenosphere
slowly flowing rock in the mantle
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AP Environmental: Earth's Interdependent Systems
The Earth is thought to be how old?
The four geological time scale units a…
The planets in our solar system are?
Different spans of geological times on…
4.5 billion years old.
Eon -> Era -> Period -> Epoch
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Nep…
Major geological or paleontological events, such as mass exti…
The Earth is thought to be how old?
4.5 billion years old.
The four geological time scale units a…
Eon -> Era -> Period -> Epoch
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AP Environmental Science Princeton Review Vocab Terms: Earth's Interdependent Systems
Abiotic vs. Biotic
Acid
Air Mass
A horizon
abiotic - factors or things that are separate and independent…
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
enormous bodies of air that move as a unit
- a soil horizon... - the layer below the O horizon... - formed fro…
Abiotic vs. Biotic
abiotic - factors or things that are separate and independent…
Acid
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
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AP Environmental Science Princeton Review Vocab Terms: Earth's Interdependent Systems
Abiotic vs. Biotic
Acid
Air Mass
A horizon
abiotic - factors or things that are separate and independent…
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
enormous bodies of air that move as a unit
- a soil horizon... - the layer below the O horizon... - formed fro…
Abiotic vs. Biotic
abiotic - factors or things that are separate and independent…
Acid
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
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AP Environmental Science Princeton Review Vocab Terms: Earth's Interdependent Systems
Abiotic
Biotic
Acid
Air Mass
factors or things that are separate and independent
living things in an ecosystem
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
enormous bodies of air that move as a unit
Abiotic
factors or things that are separate and independent
Biotic
living things in an ecosystem
AP Environmental Science Princeton Review Vocab Terms: Earth's Interdependent Systems
Abiotic vs. Biotic
Acid
Air Mass
A horizon
abiotic - factors or things that are separate and independent…
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
enormous bodies of air that move as a unit
- a soil horizon... - the layer below the O horizon... - formed fro…
Abiotic vs. Biotic
abiotic - factors or things that are separate and independent…
Acid
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
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AP Environmental Science Princeton Review Vocab Terms: Earth's Interdependent Systems
Abiotic vs. Biotic
Acid
Air Mass
A horizon
abiotic - factors or things that are separate and independent…
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
enormous bodies of air that move as a unit
- a soil horizon... - the layer below the O horizon... - formed fro…
Abiotic vs. Biotic
abiotic - factors or things that are separate and independent…
Acid
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
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AP Env. Science: Earth's Interdependent Systems
Time for Earth to complete one full or…
Core
Solid Inner Core
Molten Outer Core
365 and 1/4 days
innermost zone of the earth
Composed mostly of nickel and iron, and is solid due to treme…
Composed mostly of iron and sulfur, and is semi-solid due to…
Time for Earth to complete one full or…
365 and 1/4 days
Core
innermost zone of the earth
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APES: Earth's Interdependent Systems
abiotic
acid
A horizon
alkaline
related to factors or things that are separate and independen…
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
a soil horizon; the layer below the O horizon that is formed…
a basic substance; chemically, a substance that absorbs hydro…
abiotic
related to factors or things that are separate and independen…
acid
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
APES Earth's Interdependent Systems
Abiotic
Acid
Air mass
A horizon
Related to factors or things that are separate and independen…
Any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
Enormous bodies of air that move as a unit.
A soil horizon; the layer below the O horizon. Formed of weat…
Abiotic
Related to factors or things that are separate and independen…
Acid
Any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
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APES AP TEST REVIEW: Earth's Interdependent Systems- Lithosphere
core
inner core
outer core
mantle
innermost concentric zone; has two parts
composed mostly of iron nickle, and is solid due to tremendou…
composed mostly of iron and sulfur, and is semi-solid due to…
surrounding outer core; mostly composed of solid rock
core
innermost concentric zone; has two parts
inner core
composed mostly of iron nickle, and is solid due to tremendou…
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PR: APES - 1 - Earth's Interdependent Systems
abiotic
acid
air mass
A horizon
factors and things that are independent from the living compo…
compound that releases hydrogen atoms when dissolved in water
enormous bodies of air that move as a unit
below the O horizon; weathered rock, some organic material (t…
abiotic
factors and things that are independent from the living compo…
acid
compound that releases hydrogen atoms when dissolved in water
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APES: Earth's Interdependent Systems
abiotic
acid
air mass
A horizon
nonliving
a compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in water
enormous bodies of air that move as a unit
a soil horizon; formed of weathered rock with some organic ma…
abiotic
nonliving
acid
a compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in water
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APES Earth's Interdependent Systems
The aurora borealis occurs in which pa…
What are the two most important factor…
The atmosphere is warmed as gases such…
The hydrosphere includes
thermosphere
temperature and precipitation
the greenhouse effect
watershed, wetlands, rivers and lakes
The aurora borealis occurs in which pa…
thermosphere
What are the two most important factor…
temperature and precipitation
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APES Hit Words (Earth's Interdependent Systems)
abiotic
acid
air mass
A horizon
nonliving
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
enormous bodies of air that move as a unit
beneath the O horizon, formed of weathered rock, with some or…
abiotic
nonliving
acid
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
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APES AP TEST REVIEW: Earth's Interdependent Systems- Soil
abiotic
biotic
soil texture categories
clay
the nonliving components of the world
the living components of the world
clay, silt, sand
the category with the smallest particles, which has particles…
abiotic
the nonliving components of the world
biotic
the living components of the world
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APES REVIEW EARTH'S INTERDEPENDENT SYSTEMS
geologic time scale
core
mantle
plate boundaries
-inner core (iron & nickel)... -outer core (iron & S)
-solid rock... -asthenosphere (slowly flowing rock)... -lithosphere…
convergent- pushing toward... divergent- moving away... transform f…
geologic time scale
core
-inner core (iron & nickel)... -outer core (iron & S)
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AP ENV VOCAB Earth's Interdependent Systems
abiotic
acid
A horizon
alkaline
related to factors or things that are separate and independen…
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
a soil horizon; the layer below the O horizon is called the A…
a basic substance; chemically, a substance that absorbs hydro…
abiotic
related to factors or things that are separate and independen…
acid
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
APES Ch. 3 - Earth's Interdependant Systems
O-Horizon
A-Horizon
B-horizon
C-horizon
the uppermost horizon of soil. It is primarily made up of org…
a soil horizon; the layer below the O layer is called this. T…
the soil horizon that receives the minerals and organic mater…
the bottommost layer of soil made up of larger pieces of rock…
O-Horizon
the uppermost horizon of soil. It is primarily made up of org…
A-Horizon
a soil horizon; the layer below the O layer is called this. T…
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AP Review 3- Earth's Interdependent Systems
B
R
A
C
The layer that receives all of the materials that are leached…
This is referred to as the bedrock-- it lies below all of the…
This layer is made up of weathered rock and some organic mate…
This is the bottom most layer of soil. It is composed of larg…
B
The layer that receives all of the materials that are leached…
R
This is referred to as the bedrock-- it lies below all of the…
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Earth's interdependent systems APES review
Core
inner core
outer core
Mantle
The innermost layer of the earth that is divided into two par…
extremely hot, solid (due to pressure) layer of the earth com…
semi-solid layer of the earth composed of iron and sulfur
the layer of earth that surrounds the core made mostly of sol…
Core
The innermost layer of the earth that is divided into two par…
inner core
extremely hot, solid (due to pressure) layer of the earth com…
APES Chapter 4: Earth's Interdependent Systems
A horizon
Alkaline
Astenosphere
Barrier island
it is formed of weathered rock with some organic materials of…
A basic substance, chemically a substance that absorbs hydrog…
Apart of the mantle that lies just below the lithosphere
A long relatively narrow Island running parallel to the mainl…
A horizon
it is formed of weathered rock with some organic materials of…
Alkaline
A basic substance, chemically a substance that absorbs hydrog…
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AP Environmental Science (The Earth)
Unit of time (Largest to smallest)
Procaryotes
Eucaryotes
When did Earth form?
Eon -> Eras -> Periods -> Epochs -> Stages
Organisms whose cells lack a membrane-bound nucleus. Ex: Bact…
Organisms whose cells contain a nucleus and other structures…
4.6 billion years ago
Unit of time (Largest to smallest)
Eon -> Eras -> Periods -> Epochs -> Stages
Procaryotes
Organisms whose cells lack a membrane-bound nucleus. Ex: Bact…
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AP Environmental Science (The Earth)
Unit of time (Largest to smallest)
Procaryotes
Eucaryotes
When did Earth form?
Eon -> Eras -> Periods -> Epochs -> Stages
Organisms whose cells lack a membrane-bound nucleus. Ex: Bact…
Organisms whose cells contain a nucleus and other structures…
4.6 billion years ago
Unit of time (Largest to smallest)
Eon -> Eras -> Periods -> Epochs -> Stages
Procaryotes
Organisms whose cells lack a membrane-bound nucleus. Ex: Bact…
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APES Chapter 4: Earth's Interdependent Systems
Abiotic
Air mass
Acid
A horizon
Related to factors or things that are separate and independen…
Enormous bodies of air that move as a unit.
Any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
A soil horizon; the layer below the O horizon is called the A…
Abiotic
Related to factors or things that are separate and independen…
Air mass
Enormous bodies of air that move as a unit.
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APES Chapter 4: Earth's Interdependent Systems
How old is Earth?
How far away is earth from the sun?
Planet earth is made up of
Innermost layer of Earth is called the
4.5-4.8 billion years old
3rd planet from the sun.
three concentric zones of rock.
core.
How old is Earth?
4.5-4.8 billion years old
How far away is earth from the sun?
3rd planet from the sun.
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APES: Chapter 4 Earth's Interdependent Systems
Core
mantle
asthenosphere
lithosphere
-innermost zone ... -two parts: solid inner core and molten oute…
made mostly of solid rock
area part of mantle... slowly flowly rock
a thin, rigid layer of rock ... outermost layer of the earth ... co…
Core
-innermost zone ... -two parts: solid inner core and molten oute…
mantle
made mostly of solid rock
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APES CH 4: Earth's Interdependent Systems
Abiotic
Acid
Air mass
A Horizon
Factors or things that are separate/independent from living t…
A compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wate…
enormous body of air that move as a unit.
layer below the Horizon is called the a horizon period formed…
Abiotic
Factors or things that are separate/independent from living t…
Acid
A compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wate…
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APES Terms - Earth's Interdependent Systems
Core
Mantle
Asthenosphere
Lithosphere
The innermost zone of the earth; consists of solid inner core…
Surrounds the outer core; made mostly of solid rock
Slowly flowing rock that is the upper part of the upper mantle
Thin, rigid layer of rock that is the outermost layer of the…
Core
The innermost zone of the earth; consists of solid inner core…
Mantle
Surrounds the outer core; made mostly of solid rock
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AP ENV Questions Earth's Interdependent Systems
Soil and Water Conservation Act
Food Security Act (Swampbuster)
wind
Earth's layers
(1977) Soil and water conservation programs to aid landowners…
(1985) This act discouraged the conversion of wetlands to non…
air that's moving as a result of the unequal heating of the e…
core (inner and outer), mantle (asthenosphere and lithosphere…
Soil and Water Conservation Act
(1977) Soil and water conservation programs to aid landowners…
Food Security Act (Swampbuster)
(1985) This act discouraged the conversion of wetlands to non…
APES TERMS (Earth's Interdependent Systems
abotic
Acid
Air mass
A- Horizon
Related to factors or things that are separated and independe…
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
enormous bodies of air that moves as a unit
A soil horizon; the layer below the O horizon is called the A…
abotic
Related to factors or things that are separated and independe…
Acid
any compound that releases hydrogen ions when dissolved in wa…
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APES Exam, Earth's Interdependent Systems
Earth is how old?
The geologic time scale
Layers of the Earth (and what are they…
Tectonic Plates
4.5-4.8 billion years
Eons (largest; hadean, archeon, proterozoic, phanerozoic), Er…
Crust- Outermost/Thinnest layer (continental and oceanic crus…
Bits of the lithosphere floating upon the asthenosphere (move…
Earth is how old?
4.5-4.8 billion years
The geologic time scale
Eons (largest; hadean, archeon, proterozoic, phanerozoic), Er…
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AP Environmental Science Earth Systems
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
Innermost zone. Dense mass made up of nickle and iron. Solid…
Above core. Molten rock
Molten Rock
Located in the outer part of mantle, made of semi-molten, fle…
Core
Innermost zone. Dense mass made up of nickle and iron. Solid…
Mantle
Above core. Molten rock
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APES KEY TERMES Earth's Interdependent Systems
abiotic
air mass—
A horizon—
alkaline
related to factors or things that are separate and independen…
enormous bodies of air that move as a unit.
a soil horizon; the layer below the O horizon is called the A…
a basic substance; chemically, a substance that absorbs hydro…
abiotic
related to factors or things that are separate and independen…
air mass—
enormous bodies of air that move as a unit.
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AP Environmental-Earth Science
two causes of seasons
low pressure= what type of weather
high pressure= what type of weather
differences in air pressure causes...
revolution around sun and tilt
warm and wet
cool and dry
wind
two causes of seasons
revolution around sun and tilt
low pressure= what type of weather
warm and wet
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AP Environmental Science - Earth Systems
salination
phytoremediation
bioremediation
anticline
salt contamination of water or soils. This can occur due to e…
cleaning up polluted soils by the use of plants absorption of…
cleaning up polluted soils by the use of bacteria eating of c…
an upward fold in the rock profile
salination
salt contamination of water or soils. This can occur due to e…
phytoremediation
cleaning up polluted soils by the use of plants absorption of…
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AP Environmental Science-The Earth
Precambrian Era
Paleozoic Era
Mesozoic Era
Cenozoic Era
Between Earth's start and 570 million years ago and contained…
Between 225 and 570 million years ago; saw the expansion of r…
Between 225 and 65 million years ago; the age of dinosaurs, t…
Roughly 2 million years ago; the first humans; saw an increas…
Precambrian Era
Between Earth's start and 570 million years ago and contained…
Paleozoic Era
Between 225 and 570 million years ago; saw the expansion of r…
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AP Environmental Science- The Earth
Mesozoic Era
Paleozoic Era
Cenozoic Era
Soil and Water Conservation Act
Continents drifted apart... Warm climate played impt role for ev…
Earth broke apart into small continents and formed Pangea... Fir…
Most recent of geological eras... Continents moved into current…
Evaluates condition of U.S. soil and water
Mesozoic Era
Continents drifted apart... Warm climate played impt role for ev…
Paleozoic Era
Earth broke apart into small continents and formed Pangea... Fir…
20 terms
AP ES Chapter 1: earth's interdependent systems----solid earth
geologic time scale
core
mantle
asthenosphere
地质年代表
地核
地幔
上地幔
geologic time scale
地质年代表
core
地核
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Earth's Environmental Science
Matter
Atoms
Element
Nucleus
all material in the universe that has mass and occupies space.
The basic units of matter
a chemical substance with a given set of properties that cann…
Central core containing particles called protons and neutrons.
Matter
all material in the universe that has mass and occupies space.
Atoms
The basic units of matter
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AP Environmental Science: The Earth
P Waves
S Waves
Haiti
Tohoku Earthquake
Body waves that travel through the Earth; expansion or contra…
Body waves that travel along the surface; move vertically or…
Site of a 2010 earthquake that killed 200,000 people and dest…
2011 Japan earthquake of 9.0 magnitude that caused an ensuing…
P Waves
Body waves that travel through the Earth; expansion or contra…
S Waves
Body waves that travel along the surface; move vertically or…
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AP Environmental Science The Solid Earth
Subduction
Core
Mantle
Asthenosphere
Heavy ocean plate melts at mantle
Innermost zone of earth, solid inner, molten nickel and iron…
Surrounds core, solid rock
Mantle, slowly flowing rock
Subduction
Heavy ocean plate melts at mantle
Core
Innermost zone of earth, solid inner, molten nickel and iron…
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AP ES Chapter 1: earth's interdependent systems----Hydrosphere
watershed
delta
estuary
wetland
...
...
...
...
watershed
...
delta
...
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AP Environmental Science Unit 2 - Earth's System & Resources
Explain how tectonic plate movement ha…
What features make Earth adaptable for…
Distinguish between weather and climate.
What factors influence climate systems?
...
...
...
...
Explain how tectonic plate movement ha…
...
What features make Earth adaptable for…
...
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 8 Earth's Systems
core
mantle
asthenosphere
lithosphere
made largely of nickle and iron... inner is solid... outer is liquid
made of magma
located in outer mantle... composed of semi-molter, ductile rock
includes solid upper mantle as well as crust
core
made largely of nickle and iron... inner is solid... outer is liquid
mantle
made of magma
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