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Honors Earth Science Astronomy
What kind of spectrum is this?
Continuous spectra are produced from
What kind of spectrum is this?
Emission spectra are produced from
Continuous spectra
hot solids or dense gases
Emission spectra
hot gases
What kind of spectrum is this?
Continuous spectra
Continuous spectra are produced from
hot solids or dense gases
24 terms
Introduction to Honors Earth Science
Earth Science
geology
astronomy
meteorology
any of the sciences that deal with the earth or its parts
The scientific study of the origin, history, and structure of…
the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the u…
science dealing with the atmosphere and weather
Earth Science
any of the sciences that deal with the earth or its parts
geology
The scientific study of the origin, history, and structure of…
earth science honors 2
Continental Drift-
Convection currents
Lithosphere-
Seafloor spreading -
The hypothesis that states that the continents once formed a…
___Transfer of thermal energy from warmer regions of... magma b…
A rigid layer made up of the upper most part of the mantle an…
The process in which the ocean floor is extended when two pla…
Continental Drift-
The hypothesis that states that the continents once formed a…
Convection currents
___Transfer of thermal energy from warmer regions of... magma b…
Honors Earth Science Final
What is Qualitative Data?
What is Quantitative Data?
What is a Bar Graph?
What is a Pie Graph?
Observations using senses that are not supported by numbers.
Observations using numbers that are supported by measurements…
Graph that is used to compare sets of data or track changes o…
Graph that is used to compare parts of a whole. Does not show…
What is Qualitative Data?
Observations using senses that are not supported by numbers.
What is Quantitative Data?
Observations using numbers that are supported by measurements…
35 terms
Earth Science Honors 9th
astronomy
Earth Science
geology
meteorology
the scientific study of the universe beyond earth
the scientific study of earth and its universe
the scientific study of earths orgin, history, and structure…
the scientific study of earths atmosphere
astronomy
the scientific study of the universe beyond earth
Earth Science
the scientific study of earth and its universe
21 terms
Rocks ~ Honors Earth Science
In the air draw the rock lifecycle
Rock Cycle
Compaction
Sediment
The never-ending cycle in which one rock type changes into an…
When sediments are squeezed together by the weight of sedimen…
Small particle of soil or rock deposited by wind or water
In the air draw the rock lifecycle
Rock Cycle
The never-ending cycle in which one rock type changes into an…
Honors Earth Science: Oceans
Where would you find the warmest waters?
Which of the following is directly rel…
Which of the following has a major rol…
What is the most abundant ion in seawa…
surface-mixed zone
density
oceanic currents
chloride
Where would you find the warmest waters?
surface-mixed zone
Which of the following is directly rel…
density
Honors Earth Science Rocks and Minerals Vocabulary
mineral
silicate
sulfate
sulfide
a naturally occurring, inorganic solid with an orderly crysta…
mineral that contains silicon and oxygen and usually one or m…
minerals that contain the element sulfur; formed when mineral…
elements that contain the element sulfur; formed from thermal…
mineral
a naturally occurring, inorganic solid with an orderly crysta…
silicate
mineral that contains silicon and oxygen and usually one or m…
151 terms
Honors Earth Science Final Review
Biosphere
Hydrosphere
Atmosphere
Geosphere
the regions of the surface, atmosphere, and hydrosphere of th…
all the waters on the Earth's surface, such as lakes, seas, a…
the envelope of gases surrounding the Earth.
any of the almost spherical concentric regions of matter that…
Biosphere
the regions of the surface, atmosphere, and hydrosphere of th…
Hydrosphere
all the waters on the Earth's surface, such as lakes, seas, a…
39 terms
Honors Earth Science Final
atmosphere
biomass
biosphere
cleavage
envelope of gas surrounding the earth
organic matter
Earths surface and land
minerals and crystals breaking in a preferred plane
atmosphere
envelope of gas surrounding the earth
biomass
organic matter
Honors Earth Science Midterm
theory
law
hypothesis
problem
seeks to synthesize a body of evidence (explains)
specific statement based on data (details)
educated guess
question explaining why the lab is being done
theory
seeks to synthesize a body of evidence (explains)
law
specific statement based on data (details)
32 terms
Honors Earth Science Weather
Air Mass:
Air Masses are moved by
Continental Tropical Air Mass:
Continental Polar Air Mass:
A large volume of air in which temperature and humidity are n…
... Westerlies and Jet Streams
Dry warm air that comes from the lower latitudes (near the eq…
Dry and cool air that comes from the poles over land.
Air Mass:
A large volume of air in which temperature and humidity are n…
Air Masses are moved by
... Westerlies and Jet Streams
29 terms
Meterology Honors Earth Science
What causes day and night?
What causes Earth's seasons?
What are the important latitudes on ea…
What is the name of the climate zone o…
Earth's rotation on it's axis
Earth's tilted revolution around the sun
Arctic Circle, Tropic of Cancer, Equator, Tropic of Capricorn…
Tropics
What causes day and night?
Earth's rotation on it's axis
What causes Earth's seasons?
Earth's tilted revolution around the sun
9 terms
Honors Earth/Environ Earth Science
Geology
Astronomy
Meteorology
Oceanography
studies Earth's interior and surface
studies the universe, stars, planets, and moons
studies the earth's atmosphere, weather, storms
studies the earth's waters
Geology
studies Earth's interior and surface
Astronomy
studies the universe, stars, planets, and moons
Honors earth science
Nebula
Protostar
Brown Dwarf
Main Sequence
cloud of gas and dust
gases contract, heat up (fusion not started)
Very low mass (fusion never starts)
Hydrogen Fuses in core: forces balanced and the star is STABLE
Nebula
cloud of gas and dust
Protostar
gases contract, heat up (fusion not started)
Honors Earth Science- Hydrosphere
The Water Cycle
evapotranspiration
runoff
groundwater
the cycle of water through earth's atmosphere
organisms giving off water vapor
water flowing into rivers
water soaking into the ground
The Water Cycle
the cycle of water through earth's atmosphere
evapotranspiration
organisms giving off water vapor
33 terms
Earth Science Honors 9th
astronomy
Earth Science
geology
meteorology
the scientific study of the universe beyond earth
the scientific study of earth and its universe
the scientific study of earths orgin, history, and structure…
the scientific study of earths atmosphere
astronomy
the scientific study of the universe beyond earth
Earth Science
the scientific study of earth and its universe
Earth Science Honors 2111110
Stricke-Slip Fault
Stress
Compression
Tension
A type of fault where rocks on either side move past each oth…
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume.
stress that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks.
stress that stretches rock so that it becomes thinner in the…
Stricke-Slip Fault
A type of fault where rocks on either side move past each oth…
Stress
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume.
22 terms
Introduction to Honors Earth Science
Earth Science
geology
astronomy
meteorology
any of the sciences that deal with the earth or its parts
The scientific study of the origin, history, and structure of…
the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the u…
science dealing with the atmosphere and weather
Earth Science
any of the sciences that deal with the earth or its parts
geology
The scientific study of the origin, history, and structure of…
Honors Earth Science: Mulligan Tests
A factor in an experiment that can cha…
In a closed system, the only thing tha…
(T or F) Science is both a way of gain…
(T or F) There is no place for imagina…
variable
energy
T
F
A factor in an experiment that can cha…
variable
In a closed system, the only thing tha…
energy
35 terms
Honors Earth Science-Astronomy
Core
Radioactive Zone
Convection Zone
Photosphere
Fusion takes place here. It's the inner most center, and the…
Where heat is radiating out from the core.
(Plasma) A pool of charged particles radiating outward.
The visible surface of the sun.
Core
Fusion takes place here. It's the inner most center, and the…
Radioactive Zone
Where heat is radiating out from the core.
20 terms
Honors Earth Science Chapter 9
continental drift
Pangaea
sonar
trench
The hypothesis that the continents had once been joined to fo…
The super-continent that all continents once were, its name m…
A sound navigation and ranging system that uses sound waves t…
Curved valleys along the edges of some ocean basins.
continental drift
The hypothesis that the continents had once been joined to fo…
Pangaea
The super-continent that all continents once were, its name m…
23 terms
Honors Earth Science Chapter 8
earthquake
fault
focus
seismic waves
The vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energ…
Fractures in Earth where movement has occurred.
The point within Earth where an earthquake starts.
The form taken by energy released by an earthquake.
earthquake
The vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energ…
fault
Fractures in Earth where movement has occurred.
10 terms
Honors Earth Science Chapter 2
element
atom
isotopes
compound
a substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substance…
the smallest particle of matter that contains the characteris…
atoms with the same number of protons but different numbers o…
a substance that consists of two or more elements that are ch…
element
a substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substance…
atom
the smallest particle of matter that contains the characteris…
24 terms
Honors Earth Science Chapter 18
precipitation
latent heat
evaporation
condensation
Any form of water that falls from a cloud.
heat absorbed or radiated during a change of phase at a const…
The process of changing a liquid to a gas/
The process were water vapor changes to the liquid state.
precipitation
Any form of water that falls from a cloud.
latent heat
heat absorbed or radiated during a change of phase at a const…
33 terms
Honors Earth Science Chapter 3
rock
igneous rock
sedimentary rock
metamorphic rock
any solid mass of mineral or mineral-like matter that occurs…
a rock formed by the crystallization of molten magma
rock formed from the weathered products of preexisting rocks…
rock formed by the alteration of preexisting rock deep within…
rock
any solid mass of mineral or mineral-like matter that occurs…
igneous rock
a rock formed by the crystallization of molten magma
15 terms
Honors Earth Science Chapter 7
ice age
glacier
snowline
valley glacier
A period of time when much of Earth's land is covered in glac…
A thick ice mass that moves slowly over the land surface.
The lowest elevation in a particular area that remains covere…
Ice masses that slowly advance down valleys that were origina…
ice age
A period of time when much of Earth's land is covered in glac…
glacier
A thick ice mass that moves slowly over the land surface.
30 terms
Honors Earth Science Chapter 6
water cycle
infiltration
transpiration
gradient
The unending circulation of Earth's water supply.
The movement of surface water through rocks and soil through…
The process of plants absorbing water and releasing it into t…
The slope or steepness of a stream channel.
water cycle
The unending circulation of Earth's water supply.
infiltration
The movement of surface water through rocks and soil through…
19 terms
Honors Earth Science Chapter 5
mechanical weathering
frost wedging
talus
exfoliation
the physical disintegration of rock, resulting in smaller fra…
the mechanical breakup of rock caused by the expansion of fre…
an accumulation of rock debris at the base of a cliff
a type of weathering caused by reducing pressure on a rock su…
mechanical weathering
the physical disintegration of rock, resulting in smaller fra…
frost wedging
the mechanical breakup of rock caused by the expansion of fre…
16 terms
Honors Earth Science Chapter 4
renewable resources
nonrenewable resources
fossil fuels
ore
can be replenished over fairly short time spans
takes millions of years to form and accumulate
coal, oil, and natural gas
a material from which a useful mineral or minerals can be min…
renewable resources
can be replenished over fairly short time spans
nonrenewable resources
takes millions of years to form and accumulate
Earth Space Science Honors
Accretion
Astronomical Unit
Blue Shift
Cepheid variable
Cohesion of matter caused by electrostatic and gravitational…
The average distance between the Earth and the Sun
As a star moves toward earth , wavelengths of light are compr…
It used to calculate the distance to objects that are very fa…
Accretion
Cohesion of matter caused by electrostatic and gravitational…
Astronomical Unit
The average distance between the Earth and the Sun
Honors Earth Science
Astronomy
Meteorology
Geology
Oceanography
The Study of objects beyond earths atmosphere
the branch of science concerned with the processes and phenom…
the science that deals with the earth's physical structure an…
the branch of science that deals with the physical and biolog…
Astronomy
The Study of objects beyond earths atmosphere
Meteorology
the branch of science concerned with the processes and phenom…
29 terms
Honors Earth Science Chapter 1
hydrosphere
cryosphere
crust, mantle, core
outer layer of the geosphere
all water on earth
glaciers/frozen water
layers of the geosphere
crust
hydrosphere
all water on earth
cryosphere
glaciers/frozen water
20 terms
Honors Earth Science Chapter 11
deformation
stress
strain
isostasy
Any change in the original shape and/or sizwe of a rock body.
The force per unit area acting on a solid.
The change in shape or volume of a body of rock as a result o…
The concept of a floating crust in gravitational balance.
deformation
Any change in the original shape and/or sizwe of a rock body.
stress
The force per unit area acting on a solid.
24 terms
Honors Earth Science Chapter 12
uniformitarianism
relative dating
law of superposition
principle of original horizontality
A principle stating that the physical, chemical, and biologic…
The method that geologists use to place rocks in chronologica…
A law stating that in an undeformed sequence of sedimentary r…
A principle stating that layers of sediment are generally dep…
uniformitarianism
A principle stating that the physical, chemical, and biologic…
relative dating
The method that geologists use to place rocks in chronologica…
Honors Earth Science 2015
What is the theory of the formation of…
How was the Solar System formed?
MY very excellent mother just served u…
VERY excellent mother just served us n…
The Big Bang Theory- It states there was a tiny ball of stuff…
A cloud of dust and gas so a "solar nebula" was formed.
MY stands for Mercury
VERY stands for Venus
What is the theory of the formation of…
The Big Bang Theory- It states there was a tiny ball of stuff…
How was the Solar System formed?
A cloud of dust and gas so a "solar nebula" was formed.
14 terms
Honors Earth Science Chapter 13
shields
photosynthesis
stromatolites
prokaryotes
Large core areas of Precambrian rocks that make up the surfac…
The process of organisms using carbon dioxide and the energy…
Layered mounds of calcium carbonate deposited by cyanobacteria.
A cell that lacks a nucleus.
shields
Large core areas of Precambrian rocks that make up the surfac…
photosynthesis
The process of organisms using carbon dioxide and the energy…
40 terms
Honors Earth Science GLACIERS
Lateral moraine
Continental glacier
Cirque
Glacier milk
The rock material that piles up at the sides of a glacier
A thick, slow moving sheet of ice that covers entire land mas…
Formed by a valley glacier; Semicircular in shape at the head…
Milky colored water flowing from a glacier
Lateral moraine
The rock material that piles up at the sides of a glacier
Continental glacier
A thick, slow moving sheet of ice that covers entire land mas…
21 terms
Honors Earth Science Chapter 10
decompression melting
Ring of Fire
intraplate volcanism
hot spot
When pressure drops enough to lower a rock's melting point.
The long belt of volcanoes that circles much of the Pacific O…
Volcanic activity that occurs within a plate.
A small volcanic region a few hundred kilometers across.
decompression melting
When pressure drops enough to lower a rock's melting point.
Ring of Fire
The long belt of volcanoes that circles much of the Pacific O…
Earth and Environmental Science Honors
Kepler's 3 Laws
aphelion
perihelion
Sedimentary rock type
1st Law of Ellipses-Planets have elliptical orbits... 2nd Law of…
longest distance in a planet's orbit from the sun
shortest distance in a planet's orbit from the sun
"settle" sandstone... settling of sediments creates easy to brea…
Kepler's 3 Laws
1st Law of Ellipses-Planets have elliptical orbits... 2nd Law of…
aphelion
longest distance in a planet's orbit from the sun
Earth Science (Honors)
crust
geology
geologist
mantle
includes both dry land and the ocean floor; made up of tecton…
the science that deals with the earth's physical structure an…
a person who studies geology
section of the earth between the core and crust; thickest lay…
crust
includes both dry land and the ocean floor; made up of tecton…
geology
the science that deals with the earth's physical structure an…
70 terms
Honors Earth Science Study Guide
crust
geology
geologist
mantle
includes both dry land and the ocean floor; made up of tecton…
the science that deals with the earth's physical structure an…
a person who studies geology
section of the earth between the core and crust; thickest lay…
crust
includes both dry land and the ocean floor; made up of tecton…
geology
the science that deals with the earth's physical structure an…
Earth Science Honors Midterm
True or False: Kettle is a depression…
True or False: Drumlin is a large rock…
True of False: Moraines are elongated…
True or False: Seashore erosional feat…
true
false
true
false
True or False: Kettle is a depression…
true
True or False: Drumlin is a large rock…
false
Honors Earth Science Final
pyrite
magnetite
hematite
galena
-fools gold
-magnetic... -black streak
-metallic... -red streak... -magnetic
-metal... -3=90... -heavy
pyrite
-fools gold
magnetite
-magnetic... -black streak
49 terms
earth science honors test
graph
what type of graph are most scientific…
what variable is on the x-axis?
what variable is on the y-axis?
a visual way of representing data, graphs make it easier to s…
line graphs
independent
dependent
graph
a visual way of representing data, graphs make it easier to s…
what type of graph are most scientific…
line graphs
82 terms
EARTH SCIENCE HONORS FINAL
potential energy
kinetic energy
thermal energy
chemical energy
the energy stored within an object
energy an object has due to its motion
due to the fast movement of molecules creating the heat. Heat…
Energy stored in the bonds of Adams and molecules
potential energy
the energy stored within an object
kinetic energy
energy an object has due to its motion
Honors Earth Science Short Essays
Explain magnetic declination.
Draw a Lunar and a solar eclipse. Labe…
What is the Nebula hypothesis?
Explain why Earth has seasons.
Magnetic declination is the 11.5 degree difference between Ma…
Lunar Eclipses occur when the full moon moves through Earth's…
The Nebula hypothesis is the most widely accepted theory. Our…
The Earth has seasons due to the tilt. The tilt of the Earth…
Explain magnetic declination.
Magnetic declination is the 11.5 degree difference between Ma…
Draw a Lunar and a solar eclipse. Labe…
Lunar Eclipses occur when the full moon moves through Earth's…
Honors Earth Science Test
nebula
black hole
nova
quasar
a cloud of gas and dust in space; stars are created from them
a region of space having incredibly dense and immense gravity…
when a star suddenly increases, then retracts back on itself…
a star-like object with emission lines in their spectra (cons…
nebula
a cloud of gas and dust in space; stars are created from them
black hole
a region of space having incredibly dense and immense gravity…
39 terms
Honors Earth Science Final
High pressure
low pressure
Ozone
chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)
-clock wise rotation... -nice day... -clear, cirrus, cumulus... -dew p…
-counter-clockwise rotation... -stormy cloudy day... -stratus, cumu…
O3 - almost colorless gaseous form of oxygen with an odor sim…
a group of chemicals used as refrigerants and aerosol spray p…
High pressure
-clock wise rotation... -nice day... -clear, cirrus, cumulus... -dew p…
low pressure
-counter-clockwise rotation... -stormy cloudy day... -stratus, cumu…
19 terms
Honors Earth Science- Electricity
in a battery electrons leave ____ side…
What energy transformations take place…
Incandescent vs. CFL
explain how light is created in a CFL…
negative, postive
electrical-thermal-radiant
incandescent: more energy lost in heat, less efficient' CFL:…
Incandescent: electrical current passes through filament, cre…
in a battery electrons leave ____ side…
negative, postive
What energy transformations take place…
electrical-thermal-radiant
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