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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:
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
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…
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…
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
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
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
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…
7 terms
CSET: Science- Earth Science
Planet
Comet
Asteroids
Lunar Eclipse
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Asteroids, Jupiter, Saturn, Uran…
Small solar system body that orbits the sun
Bodies that are smells than planets but larger than meteoroids
When the Earth blocks the Moon
Planet
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Asteroids, Jupiter, Saturn, Uran…
Comet
Small solar system body that orbits the sun
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…
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
46 terms
CSET - Earth and Space Science
-mercury... -venus... -earth... -mars
-jupiter... -saturn... -uranus... -neptune
comets show a perceptible coma while a…
elliptical/oval
what are the four terrestrials?
what are the four gas giants?
what is the distinction between asteroids and comets?
how does the earth orbit?
-mercury... -venus... -earth... -mars
what are the four terrestrials?
-jupiter... -saturn... -uranus... -neptune
what are the four gas giants?
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…
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…
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
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…
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
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
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
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
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
167 terms
CSET Science Domain 3: Earth and Space Science
What are the two main types of planets?
What are the 8 planets in the Solar Sy…
What are the four terrestrial planets?
What are the four gas giants?
1. large, low density gas giants... 2. smaller, rocky terrestrials
In order from the Sun, they are the four terrestrials, Mercur…
Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars
-Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune... -Many of these planets…
What are the two main types of planets?
1. large, low density gas giants... 2. smaller, rocky terrestrials
What are the 8 planets in the Solar Sy…
In order from the Sun, they are the four terrestrials, Mercur…
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…
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
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…
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…
19 terms
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…
Earth Science lesson 4...The Earth's Resources
natural resources
fuels
nonrenewable resources
renewable resources
materials in the environment that are useful to
materials burned to produce heat energy
natural resources such as fossil fuels that will eventually b…
natural resources that nature can produce again such as trees…
natural resources
materials in the environment that are useful to
fuels
materials burned to produce heat energy
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
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…
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…
Science- Earth and its Resources
Earthquake
Product
Volcano
Flood
Shaking of Earth's surface
Something made by people or machines for people to use
A place where hot melted rock comes out of the ground
Happens when streams, rivers, or lakes overflow
Earthquake
Shaking of Earth's surface
Product
Something made by people or machines for people to use
7 terms
Earth science: Resources
air pollution
garbage
nonrenewable
resource
the presence in or introduction into the air of a substance w…
wasted or spoiled food and other refuse, as from a kitchen or…
(of a natural resource or source of energy) existing in finit…
a stock or supply of money, materials, staff, and other asset…
air pollution
the presence in or introduction into the air of a substance w…
garbage
wasted or spoiled food and other refuse, as from a kitchen or…
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…
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…
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…
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
earth science: resources and erosion
fossil fuel
coal
oil
natural gas
nonrenewable energy resource
sedimentary rock formed from decayed plant material
liquid fossil fuel
fossil fuel formed from marine organisms
fossil fuel
nonrenewable energy resource
coal
sedimentary rock formed from decayed plant material
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
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