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SCIENCE CSET 118 Earth Resources
Includes natural gas, coal, and petrol…
a nonrenewable resource that comes fro…
. The transformation from dead organis…
The overall efficiency of extracting e…
Fossil fuel:
Fossil fuel:
Fossil fuel:
35%.
Includes natural gas, coal, and petrol…
Fossil fuel:
a nonrenewable resource that comes fro…
Fossil fuel:
33 terms
CSET Science Subtest I: Earth Resources: California's Freshwater
1% of global water
Less than 0.1%
More than 3.5%
Acre-feet
Percent of global water that is available for human consumption
Salinity of freshwater
Salinity of saltwater
Method of measuring water in the environment. The volume of w…
1% of global water
Percent of global water that is available for human consumption
Less than 0.1%
Salinity of freshwater
62 terms
CSET Science Subtest I: Earth Resources: Fossil Fuels
Natural Gas
Composition of Natural Gas
Dry natural gas
Wet natural gas
A mixture of hydrocarbons found in naturally occurring underg…
70%-90% methane, and small proportions of ethane, propane, an…
Refined natural gas that contains pure methane.
Unrefined mixture of methane, ethane, propane, and butane.
Natural Gas
A mixture of hydrocarbons found in naturally occurring underg…
Composition of Natural Gas
70%-90% methane, and small proportions of ethane, propane, an…
62 terms
CSET Science Subtest I: Earth Resources: Fossil Fuels
Natural Gas
Composition of Natural Gas
Dry natural gas
Wet natural gas
A mixture of hydrocarbons found in naturally occurring underg…
70%-90% methane, and small proportions of ethane, propane, an…
Refined natural gas that contains pure methane.
Unrefined mixture of methane, ethane, propane, and butane.
Natural Gas
A mixture of hydrocarbons found in naturally occurring underg…
Composition of Natural Gas
70%-90% methane, and small proportions of ethane, propane, an…
22 terms
CSET Science Subtest I: Earth Resources: Energy from Nuclear Reactors
Radioactive tailings
Uses of uranium
U-235
U-238
Radioactive material left behind from uranium mining operations
nuclear power plants, reactors for spacecraft and ships, rese…
Uranium used to produce energy
Most abundant isotope of uranium
Radioactive tailings
Radioactive material left behind from uranium mining operations
Uses of uranium
nuclear power plants, reactors for spacecraft and ships, rese…
62 terms
CSET Science Subtest I: Earth Resources: Fossil Fuels
Natural Gas
Composition of Natural Gas
Dry natural gas
Wet natural gas
A mixture of hydrocarbons found in naturally occurring underg…
70%-90% methane, and small proportions of ethane, propane, an…
Refined natural gas that contains pure methane.
Unrefined mixture of methane, ethane, propane, and butane.
Natural Gas
A mixture of hydrocarbons found in naturally occurring underg…
Composition of Natural Gas
70%-90% methane, and small proportions of ethane, propane, an…
33 terms
CSET Science Subtest I: Earth Resources: California's Freshwater
1% of global water
Less than 0.1%
More than 3.5%
Acre-feet
Percent of global water that is available for human consumption
Salinity of freshwater
Salinity of saltwater
Method of measuring water in the environment. The volume of w…
1% of global water
Percent of global water that is available for human consumption
Less than 0.1%
Salinity of freshwater
30 terms
Cset earths resources
Central Valley supplies what percent o…
Subsidence
Freshwater
Acre foot
25%
Sinking of land because extraction groundwater
Low Salt but only 3% of waters ... Limited but renewable ... 40% us…
Volume of water to cover an acre of land by 1 foot
Central Valley supplies what percent o…
25%
Subsidence
Sinking of land because extraction groundwater
22 terms
CSET Science Subtest I: Earth Resources: Energy from Nuclear Reactors
Radioactive tailings
Uses of uranium
U-235
U-238
Radioactive material left behind from uranium mining operations
nuclear power plants, reactors for spacecraft and ships, rese…
Uranium used to produce energy
Most abundant isotope of uranium
Radioactive tailings
Radioactive material left behind from uranium mining operations
Uses of uranium
nuclear power plants, reactors for spacecraft and ships, rese…
33 terms
CSET Science Subtest I: Earth Resources: California's Freshwater
1% of global water
Less than 0.1%
More than 3.5%
Acre-feet
Percent of global water that is available for human consumption
Salinity of freshwater
Salinity of saltwater
Method of measuring water in the environment. The volume of w…
1% of global water
Percent of global water that is available for human consumption
Less than 0.1%
Salinity of freshwater
33 terms
CSET Science Subtest I: Earth Resources: California's Freshwater
1% of global water
Less than 0.1%
More than 3.5%
Acre-feet
Percent of global water that is available for human consumption
Salinity of freshwater
Salinity of saltwater
Method of measuring water in the environment. The volume of w…
1% of global water
Percent of global water that is available for human consumption
Less than 0.1%
Salinity of freshwater
62 terms
CSET Science Subtest I: Earth Resources: Fossil Fuels
Natural Gas
Composition of Natural Gas
Dry natural gas
Wet natural gas
A mixture of hydrocarbons found in naturally occurring underg…
70%-90% methane, and small proportions of ethane, propane, an…
Refined natural gas that contains pure methane.
Unrefined mixture of methane, ethane, propane, and butane.
Natural Gas
A mixture of hydrocarbons found in naturally occurring underg…
Composition of Natural Gas
70%-90% methane, and small proportions of ethane, propane, an…
16 terms
CSET Science Subtest I (118) Earth's Resources: Earth's materials as Resources
earth materials as resources
biotic
abiotic
Resources from a biosphere include:
rocks, minerals, soils, and water
resources come from the biosphere and are living things
resources that are from non-living origins
animals, such as fish, or plants, such as leaves
earth materials as resources
rocks, minerals, soils, and water
biotic
resources come from the biosphere and are living things
22 terms
CSET Science Subtest I: Earth Resources: Energy from Nuclear Reactors
Radioactive tailings
Uses of uranium
U-235
U-238
Radioactive material left behind from uranium mining operations
nuclear power plants, reactors for spacecraft and ships, rese…
Uranium used to produce energy
Most abundant isotope of uranium
Radioactive tailings
Radioactive material left behind from uranium mining operations
Uses of uranium
nuclear power plants, reactors for spacecraft and ships, rese…
57 terms
CSET Science Subtest I: Earth Resources: Renewable Sources of Energy, Recycling
Biomass, hydropower, geothermal energy…
Biomass
Hydropower
Geothermal energy
The five most used forms of renewable energy
organic material that can be burned to release energy in the…
The use of the kinetic energy in moving water such as rivers…
Energy derived from the heat in the interior of the earth tha…
Biomass, hydropower, geothermal energy…
The five most used forms of renewable energy
Biomass
organic material that can be burned to release energy in the…
20 terms
CSET science-EARTH
Sun is made of 2 elements
Earth formed how long ago?
how is Sun powered?
What is nuclear fusion?
hydrogen and helium
4.6 billion years, but life was not until 3.5 billion years ago
nuclear fusion
Sun converts hydrogen to helium and some heavier elements thr…
Sun is made of 2 elements
hydrogen and helium
Earth formed how long ago?
4.6 billion years, but life was not until 3.5 billion years ago
CSET: Earth and Space Science
Two types of planets
comet
asteroid
new moon
1. large, low-density gas giants (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and…
small solar system body that orbits the sun; when close enoug…
"minor planets" or "planetoids"; are bodies, primarily of the…
the moon is between the earth and the sun so we only see the…
Two types of planets
1. large, low-density gas giants (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and…
comet
small solar system body that orbits the sun; when close enoug…
70 terms
CSET-Earth and Space Science
Phases of the Moon
Seasons
Autumnal Equinox
Vernal Equinox
phases depend on how much of the moon is illuminated by the s…
the earth is tilted on an imaginary axis, one hemisphere (nor…
the first day of autumn in the Northern hemisphere
the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere
Phases of the Moon
phases depend on how much of the moon is illuminated by the s…
Seasons
the earth is tilted on an imaginary axis, one hemisphere (nor…
36 terms
Earth Science Energy Resources
natural resource
examples of natural resources
where most of the earth's energy origi…
renewable resource
any natural material that is used by humans
water, wind, animals, minerals, rocks, plants
the sun
a natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
natural resource
any natural material that is used by humans
examples of natural resources
water, wind, animals, minerals, rocks, plants
37 terms
Earth Science - Energy Resources
nonrenewable energy
renewable energy
off-shore drilling
natural gas
energy resources that can not be replaced at a rate equal to,…
Any source of energy that can be continually produced... Example…
Searching for oil or gas in an ocean
A nonrenewable resource that is used in heating systems, in s…
nonrenewable energy
energy resources that can not be replaced at a rate equal to,…
renewable energy
Any source of energy that can be continually produced... Example…
12 terms
CSET - Earth and Space Science
gravity and inertia
hot
cool
igneous rock
Two factors that keep the planets in its orbit.
Stars distinguished the color blue means that they are relati…
Stars distinguished this color red means that they are relati…
Made up of molten, yielded from erupted volcanoes.
gravity and inertia
Two factors that keep the planets in its orbit.
hot
Stars distinguished the color blue means that they are relati…
79 terms
CSET Earth/Space Science
2 types of planets
Total number of identified planents
Comet
Where do comets originate?
-large, low-density gas giants ... -smaller, rocky terrestrials
341
-orbits the sun... -made of ice and dust... -when it gets close to…
Kupier Belt
2 types of planets
-large, low-density gas giants ... -smaller, rocky terrestrials
Total number of identified planents
341
12 terms
Earth Science - Water Resources
aquifers
artesian
catchment area
estuaries
Underground water storage, usually composed of sand, gravel,…
Describes a confined aquifer containing groundwater that will…
The area where from rain drains into a stream or urban storm…
Coastal waters where seawater is measurably diluted with fres…
aquifers
Underground water storage, usually composed of sand, gravel,…
artesian
Describes a confined aquifer containing groundwater that will…
112 terms
CSET Earth and Space Science
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Inner Core
Earth's outermost layer, split into continental (29%) and oce…
Earth's thickest layer made of hot rock and is less dense tha…
A layer of molten iron and nickel that surrounds the inner co…
A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of Earth
Crust
Earth's outermost layer, split into continental (29%) and oce…
Mantle
Earth's thickest layer made of hot rock and is less dense tha…
11 terms
Earth Science Chapter 4: Earth's Resources
Renewable resource
Nonrenewable resource
Fossil fuel
Ore
a resource that is virtually inexhaustible or that can be rep…
resource that takes millions of years to form
general term for any hydrocarbon that may be used as a fuel,…
a material from which a useful mineral or minerals can be min…
Renewable resource
a resource that is virtually inexhaustible or that can be rep…
Nonrenewable resource
resource that takes millions of years to form
25 terms
Earth Science: Earth Resources
Enviorment
Renewable
Nonrenewable
Renewable resources
All resources, influences, & condions that surrounded us.
Formed or replaced in nature at least as fast as it is used up
Used up faster than can be returned
Air, water, crops forest, sun light, soil, ice
Enviorment
All resources, influences, & condions that surrounded us.
Renewable
Formed or replaced in nature at least as fast as it is used up
47 terms
Earth science(earths resources)
4 nonrenewable energy sources
1dc Natural gas
1dc coal
1dc Petroleum
Natural gas... Coal... Petroleum... Nuclear
The cleanest burning fossil fuel
Powers half the nations electricity
(Oil) used for transportation
4 nonrenewable energy sources
Natural gas... Coal... Petroleum... Nuclear
1dc Natural gas
The cleanest burning fossil fuel
18 terms
Earth Science- Natural Resources
generation
inexhaustible resource
natural resource
nonrenewable resource
the average length of time between the birth of parents and t…
a resource that is impossible to use up, such as wind or sun
something (such as a mineral, a waterpower source, forest, or…
a resource that cannot be renewed or replenished in a useful…
generation
the average length of time between the birth of parents and t…
inexhaustible resource
a resource that is impossible to use up, such as wind or sun
49 terms
CSET Science: Earth & Space Science (3)
The Calendar
Time zones
Seasons
solstice/equinox
Days: based on Earth's rotation on its axis... Months: based on…
Represent a difference of 1 hour. Going East ->later hours
Caused by the earth's tilt on its axis. As it revolves around…
winter solstice: shortest day of the year... summer solstice: lo…
The Calendar
Days: based on Earth's rotation on its axis... Months: based on…
Time zones
Represent a difference of 1 hour. Going East ->later hours
50 terms
MR Earth Science Natural Resources
Ore
Renewable Resources
Nonrenewable Resources
Petroleum
a rock that contains a large enough concentration of a minera…
Any natural resource that can replenish itself in a relativel…
resource that cannot be replenished by a natural process with…
liquid fossil fuel; oil
Ore
a rock that contains a large enough concentration of a minera…
Renewable Resources
Any natural resource that can replenish itself in a relativel…
22 terms
Earth's Resources-Science vocabulary
mineral
rock
fuel
soil
a solid, non-living substance found in nature. Minerals are t…
a non-living substance made of one or more minerals. There ar…
a material that is burned for energy.
a mixture of minerals, weathered rocks, and decayed plants an…
mineral
a solid, non-living substance found in nature. Minerals are t…
rock
a non-living substance made of one or more minerals. There ar…
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Earth Science Natural Resources
Natural Resource
Renewable Resource
Nonrenewable Resource
Recycling
any natural substance, organism, or energy form that living t…
a natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
a resource that forms at a rate that is much slower than the…
Process of recovering valuable or useful materials from waste…
Natural Resource
any natural substance, organism, or energy form that living t…
Renewable Resource
a natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
37 terms
Earth Science - Energy Resources
nonrenewable energy
renewable energy
off-shore drilling
natural gas
energy resources that can not be replaced at a rate equal to,…
Any source of energy that can be continually produced... Example…
Searching for oil or gas in an ocean
A nonrenewable resource that is used in heating systems, in s…
nonrenewable energy
energy resources that can not be replaced at a rate equal to,…
renewable energy
Any source of energy that can be continually produced... Example…
13 terms
Earth Science-Earth's Resources
compost
conservation
fossil fuel
geothermal energy
partly decomposed organic material that is used as fertilizer
the careful use of resources
general term for any hydrocarbon that may be used as a fuel,…
energy that can be extracted from Earth's internal heat
compost
partly decomposed organic material that is used as fertilizer
conservation
the careful use of resources
9 terms
Science-major Earth resources
Resources
Renewable resources
Non-renewable resources
Major natural resources
A resource is anything supplied by the Earth to satisfy a par…
A resources that is replaced by natural processes that occur…
A non-renewable resource take millions of years to be replace…
Rocks, minerals, soil, air, water, living things, sunlight
Resources
A resource is anything supplied by the Earth to satisfy a par…
Renewable resources
A resources that is replaced by natural processes that occur…
50 terms
Earth Science Natural Resources
Ore
Renewable Resources
Nonrenewable Resources
Petroleum
a rock that contains a large enough concentration of a minera…
Any natural resource that can replenish itself in a relativel…
resource that cannot be replenished by a natural process with…
liquid fossil fuel; oil
Ore
a rock that contains a large enough concentration of a minera…
Renewable Resources
Any natural resource that can replenish itself in a relativel…
49 terms
Earth Science - Natural Resources
Mineral
Natural Resources
Energy Efficiency
Sustainable Energy
Naturally occurring, inorganic solid with a specific chemical…
Resources provided by Earth, including air, water, land, all…
A type of conservation in which energy resources are used in…
Involves global management of Earth's natural resources to en…
Mineral
Naturally occurring, inorganic solid with a specific chemical…
Natural Resources
Resources provided by Earth, including air, water, land, all…
29 terms
Science-major Earth resources
What is resources
Renewable resources
Non-renewable resources
Major natural resources
A resource is anything supplied by the Earth to satisfy a par…
A resources that is replaced by natural processes that occur…
A non-renewable resource take millions of years to be replace…
Rocks, minerals, soil, air, water, living things, sunlight
What is resources
A resource is anything supplied by the Earth to satisfy a par…
Renewable resources
A resources that is replaced by natural processes that occur…
15 terms
Science Chapter 5 Earth Resources
streak
mineral
cleavage
luster
the color of the powder that a mineral leaves when it is scra…
natural, nonliving solid crystals that make up rocks
property of mineral to break along a smooth, flat surface
the way the surface of a mineral reflects light
streak
the color of the powder that a mineral leaves when it is scra…
mineral
natural, nonliving solid crystals that make up rocks
26 terms
Natural Resources Earth Science
Environment
Renewable Resource
Photosynthesis
Pollution
Our surroundings
A natural material replaceable at same rate of use
Organic process using sunlight to make food and oxygen CO2 an…
Byproduct of resource use that makes environment unfit for life
Environment
Our surroundings
Renewable Resource
A natural material replaceable at same rate of use
20 terms
Earth Science - Energy Resources
Explain what deforestation
Name 3 things that wood are used for
Define Selective Cutting and Clear cut…
How does the amount of wood used by US…
Deforestation is clearing Earth's forests on a massive scale,…
fuel, building materials, and pape
Selective cutting is where we only cut certain trees, and lea…
United States per capita wood consumption (72.8 billion cubic…
Explain what deforestation
Deforestation is clearing Earth's forests on a massive scale,…
Name 3 things that wood are used for
fuel, building materials, and pape
17 terms
Earth's resources (science)
resource
How is this non-renewable source from…
. How did these plants and animals get…
What conditions were needed to turn th…
It is anything supplied by the Earth to satisfy a particular…
Plants and animals lived hundreds of millions years ago when…
Plants used energy from the sun called photosynthesis. The ch…
Fossil fuels were formed millions of years ago. Under extreme…
resource
It is anything supplied by the Earth to satisfy a particular…
How is this non-renewable source from…
Plants and animals lived hundreds of millions years ago when…
50 terms
MR Earth Science Natural Resources
Ore
Renewable Resources
Nonrenewable Resources
Petroleum
a rock that contains a large enough concentration of a minera…
Any natural resource that can replenish itself in a relativel…
resource that cannot be replenished by a natural process with…
liquid fossil fuel; oil
Ore
a rock that contains a large enough concentration of a minera…
Renewable Resources
Any natural resource that can replenish itself in a relativel…
11 terms
Earth Science Chapter 4: Earth's Resources
Renewable resource
Nonrenewable resource
Fossil fuel
Ore
a resource that is virtually inexhaustible or that can be rep…
resource that takes millions of years to form
general term for any hydrocarbon that may be used as a fuel,…
a material from which a useful mineral or minerals can be min…
Renewable resource
a resource that is virtually inexhaustible or that can be rep…
Nonrenewable resource
resource that takes millions of years to form
9 terms
Earth Science natural resources
porosity
permeability
aquifers
aquitard
the capacity of rock or sediments to store water
the quality of a material that causes it to allow liquids to…
a body of saturated rock through which water can easily move…
a body of rock through which water cannot flow through
porosity
the capacity of rock or sediments to store water
permeability
the quality of a material that causes it to allow liquids to…
8 terms
Science : Protecting Earth's Resources
resource
renewable resources
nonrenewable resources
fossil fuel... (fossil=remains of organis…
A supply that will meet a need for... materials or energy.
A resource that can... be replaced
A resource that can't be replaced or we can't replace it asfa…
Natural gas, oil and coal that have been made after organisms…
resource
A supply that will meet a need for... materials or energy.
renewable resources
A resource that can... be replaced
8 terms
Earth Science - Geologic resources
Geologic resources
Nonrenewable resources
Resources
Reserves
materials that can be extracted from the earth that are useful
cannot be regenerated on a human scale.
total amount of geological materials in all deposits discover…
the discovered deposits of geologic material that are economi…
Geologic resources
materials that can be extracted from the earth that are useful
Nonrenewable resources
cannot be regenerated on a human scale.
17 terms
Earth Science Natural Resources
a feature of Earth that benefits people
energy
sun, wind, moving water, internal heat…
kilowatt- hours
What is a natural resource?
Some natural resources supply us with _________.
give eight examples of energy resources
What is electricity measured in?
a feature of Earth that benefits people
What is a natural resource?
energy
Some natural resources supply us with _________.
24 terms
Earth Science Energy Resources
Two of the cheapest energy sources
Most expensive energy source
Is often times clean, but has a substa…
Energy sources that don't release carbon
Fossil Fuels, Nuclear
Solar
Hydroelectric
Nuclear, All Renewable Energy sources
Two of the cheapest energy sources
Fossil Fuels, Nuclear
Most expensive energy source
Solar
13 terms
Earth Science Chapter 24: Earth Resources
Natural Resources
Nonrenewable Resouce
Sustainable Yield
Renewable Resource
Resources provided by earth including air, water, land, and l…
Resources that exist in earths crust in a fixed amount and ca…
Replacement of renewable resources at the same rate at which…
Natural resource, such as fresh air and most groundwater, tha…
Natural Resources
Resources provided by earth including air, water, land, and l…
Nonrenewable Resouce
Resources that exist in earths crust in a fixed amount and ca…
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