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Science 038 earth and space science
mountains are formed by
rivers and natural lakes are formed by
include those that build mountains suc…
include weathering and erorsion the we…
colliding plates
low elevations where rainfall collects and eventually runs do…
constructive process
destructive process
mountains are formed by
colliding plates
rivers and natural lakes are formed by
low elevations where rainfall collects and eventually runs do…
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Competency 038 Earth and Space Science
Constructive Process
Destructive Process
Geologic Change
Surface Water
A process in which a force builds up landmasses on the surfac…
Are when things happen to the earth that destroy or break dow…
Geology-the science that deals with the dynamics and physical…
Is water collecting on the ground or in a stream, river, lake…
Constructive Process
A process in which a force builds up landmasses on the surfac…
Destructive Process
Are when things happen to the earth that destroy or break dow…
21 terms
Competency 038: Earth and Space Science
Crust
Mantle
Core
Continental Drift (Alfred Weneger)
Outer portion of the Earth. Thickness about 3 miles to 40 mil…
Thickest layer of the Earth. Consist of mostly rocks and meta…
Composed of solid inner core and outer core that is mostly li…
All continents were previously one large continent but then b…
Crust
Outer portion of the Earth. Thickness about 3 miles to 40 mil…
Mantle
Thickest layer of the Earth. Consist of mostly rocks and meta…
038 Earth Science
colliding plates
tectonic plate
elevation
sediment
板塊碰撞
板塊
海拔
沉澱
colliding plates
板塊碰撞
tectonic plate
板塊
12 terms
Earth and Space Science: Earth in Space
Asteroids
Tides
Axis
Rotation
small, rocky bodies that move with a solar system
the alternating rise and fall of the surface of the ocean or…
an imaginary straight line running through Earth from pole to…
the spinning of a body, like Earth, on its axis
Asteroids
small, rocky bodies that move with a solar system
Tides
the alternating rise and fall of the surface of the ocean or…
40 terms
Earth and Space Science
Apparent Magnitude
Asteroid Belt
Astronomical Unit
Biosphere
a measure of apparent brightness as viewed by an observer on…
an area made of rocks and metal that separates the inner and…
unit used to measure distances in the solar system
refers to the part of the Earth in which all the life forms e…
Apparent Magnitude
a measure of apparent brightness as viewed by an observer on…
Asteroid Belt
an area made of rocks and metal that separates the inner and…
22 terms
Space and Earth Science Vocabulary
planet
ellipse
focus
perihelion
a large object orbiting a star that doesn't produce light of…
a flattened circle
point used to define an ellipse (two are used); the closer th…
when a planet is at its closest to the sun
planet
a large object orbiting a star that doesn't produce light of…
ellipse
a flattened circle
65 terms
Earth and Space Science
anemometer
barometer
climate
convection
An instrument for measuring and indicating the force or speed…
An instrument for determining the pressure of the atmosphere
The average course or condition of the weather at a place usu…
The circulatory motion that occurs in a fluid at a non-unifro…
anemometer
An instrument for measuring and indicating the force or speed…
barometer
An instrument for determining the pressure of the atmosphere
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Earth and Space Science
weathering
physical weathering
ice wedging
chemical weathering
the process by which rocks are broken down by forces of nature
the breakdown of large rocks into fragments by physical force…
occurs when rainwater or melted ice soaks into tiny cracks in…
the process when minerals in rock react chemically with air o…
weathering
the process by which rocks are broken down by forces of nature
physical weathering
the breakdown of large rocks into fragments by physical force…
53 terms
EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE- SPACE
Open System
Closed System
Atmosphere
Hydrosphere
Allows matter to pass across the system boundary. Energy can…
Does not allow matter to pass across system boundary. Energy…
Gas envelope surrounding Earth
All water on Earth
Open System
Allows matter to pass across the system boundary. Energy can…
Closed System
Does not allow matter to pass across system boundary. Energy…
97 terms
Earth & Space Science Review
Constructive process
Constructive process
Constructive process
What makes deltas and sand dunes?
volcanos
tectonics plates
sediment
sediment
Constructive process
volcanos
Constructive process
tectonics plates
11 terms
Earth & Space Science
Axis
Constellation
Equator
Galaxy
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
A pattern or grouping of stars that people imagine to represe…
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
A huge group of single stars, star systems, star clusters, du…
Axis
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
Constellation
A pattern or grouping of stars that people imagine to represe…
22 terms
Science - Earth and Space
Solar System
Planet
Dwarf Planet
Asteroids
a star and all the satellites that revolve around it such as…
a body in space that orbits the sun
a small body that orbits the sun; smaller than a planet
a piece of rock orbiting the sun; there are large groups of t…
Solar System
a star and all the satellites that revolve around it such as…
Planet
a body in space that orbits the sun
10 terms
Earth and Space Science
Hydrolysis
mechanical weathering
Carbonation
Oxidation
the formation of new substances when water reacts of chemical…
the physical process by which environmental agents disintegra…
the conversion of a compound into a carbonate, which promotes…
the process by which a metallic element combines with oxygen
Hydrolysis
the formation of new substances when water reacts of chemical…
mechanical weathering
the physical process by which environmental agents disintegra…
14 terms
Earth and space science
revolution
rotation
equinox
solstice
revolution
rotation
7 terms
Earth and Space Science
celestial body
gravity
lunar eclipse
phases of the moon
a natural object located outside of the Earth's atmosphere, s…
a force that exists between two objects that have mass
when Earth is between the sun and the moon, casting a shadow…
the apparent shape of the lighted part of the moon viewed fro…
celestial body
a natural object located outside of the Earth's atmosphere, s…
gravity
a force that exists between two objects that have mass
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Earth and Space Science
planet
solar system
space
Sun
a large object that revolves around the Sun or another star.
the Sun and the group of objects that revolves around it.
the area past Earth's atmosphere
the star at the center of our solar system
planet
a large object that revolves around the Sun or another star.
solar system
the Sun and the group of objects that revolves around it.
13 terms
Science: Earth and Space
Earth
Hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
Earth
Hemisphere
21 terms
Earth and Space Science
Evaporation
Condensation
Precipitation
Infiltration
Occurs when the physical state of water is changed from a liq…
Process by which water vapor changes it's physical state from…
Process that occurs when any and all forms of water particles…
Physical process involving movement of water through the boun…
Evaporation
Occurs when the physical state of water is changed from a liq…
Condensation
Process by which water vapor changes it's physical state from…
40 terms
Earth and Space Science
Apparent Magnitude
Asteroid Belt
Astronomical Unit
Biosphere
a measure of apparent brightness as viewed by an observer on…
an area made of rocks and metal that separates the inner and…
unit used to measure distances in the solar system
refers to the part of the Earth in which all the life forms e…
Apparent Magnitude
a measure of apparent brightness as viewed by an observer on…
Asteroid Belt
an area made of rocks and metal that separates the inner and…
35 terms
Earth/Space Science Vocabulary
anemometer
axis
barometer
cardinal points or directions
spinning cups - measure wind speed
an imaginary line of spin through Earth's center
measures air pressure
north, south, east, west
anemometer
spinning cups - measure wind speed
axis
an imaginary line of spin through Earth's center
9 terms
Earth and Space (Earth and Space Science)
Crust
Plates
Ground water
Run-off
The outer layer or surface of the earth.
Pieces of the earth's crust.
Water beneath the surface.
Precipitation drained into streams, lakes, and rivers.
Crust
The outer layer or surface of the earth.
Plates
Pieces of the earth's crust.
52 terms
Earth and Space Science Vocabulary
Asteroid
Cleavage
Climate
Comet
A rocky or metallic object that orbits the Sun and is much sm…
A property used to describe hoe a mineral breaks apart along…
The average pattern of weather that occurs in a certain locat…
A object made of rock, ice, and gas that revolves around the…
Asteroid
A rocky or metallic object that orbits the Sun and is much sm…
Cleavage
A property used to describe hoe a mineral breaks apart along…
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…
10 terms
Earth and Space Science
Red Dwarf: What is it's size compared…
Can we see Red Dwarfs when we look at…
What is the most common type of star i…
What happens near the end of the life…
Smaller than our Sun. It does not burn very hot compared to o…
We cannot because they are so small and make very little light.
Red dwarf
It will swell up and get very large. Then it will shrink, lea…
Red Dwarf: What is it's size compared…
Smaller than our Sun. It does not burn very hot compared to o…
Can we see Red Dwarfs when we look at…
We cannot because they are so small and make very little light.
9 terms
Earth & Space Science (Spanish)
Axis (El eje de la Tierra)
Revolution (Revolución)
Rotation (Rotación)
Orbit (órbita)
An imaginary line that runs through the center of the Earth f…
When an object moves or orbits around another object.... Cuando…
When an object (Earth) spins on its axis.... Giro o vuelta de un…
The path an object takes when its revolving around another ob…
Axis (El eje de la Tierra)
An imaginary line that runs through the center of the Earth f…
Revolution (Revolución)
When an object moves or orbits around another object.... Cuando…
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Earth and Space Science
Galaxy
Universe
Astronomer
Telescope
a huge swirling mass of stars and planets
"outer space" (planets, stars, comets, meteor, but mostly emp…
a person who studies "outer space"
a special tool used to see objects that are very far away
Galaxy
a huge swirling mass of stars and planets
Universe
"outer space" (planets, stars, comets, meteor, but mostly emp…
172 terms
Earth & Space Science
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn
Antarctic Circle
Arctic Circle
Located at 23.5 degrees north; the Sun is directly overhead h…
Located at 23.5 degrees south; the Sun is directly overhead h…
Located at 66.5 degrees south; the Sun is no longer visible a…
Located at 66.5 degrees north; the Sun is no longer visible a…
Tropic of Cancer
Located at 23.5 degrees north; the Sun is directly overhead h…
Tropic of Capricorn
Located at 23.5 degrees south; the Sun is directly overhead h…
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Science: Earth and Space Science
Earth four major layers
three basic types of rocks
igneous rocks
sedimentary rocks
inner core... outer core... mantle- consisting mainly of rock... crust…
igneous... sedimentary... metamorphic
rocks formed from cooled magma such as granite
rocks formed by pressing soft sediment together such as sands…
Earth four major layers
inner core... outer core... mantle- consisting mainly of rock... crust…
three basic types of rocks
igneous... sedimentary... metamorphic
172 terms
Earth & Space Science
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn
Antarctic Circle
Arctic Circle
Located at 23.5 degrees north; the Sun is directly overhead h…
Located at 23.5 degrees south; the Sun is directly overhead h…
Located at 66.5 degrees south; the Sun is no longer visible a…
Located at 66.5 degrees north; the Sun is no longer visible a…
Tropic of Cancer
Located at 23.5 degrees north; the Sun is directly overhead h…
Tropic of Capricorn
Located at 23.5 degrees south; the Sun is directly overhead h…
35 terms
Earth-Space Science: Astronomy
moon
albedo
maria
ejecta
Satellite orbiting around a heavenly body
The amount of sunlight that a surface reflects
Dark, smooth plains on the moon's surface
Material blasted out as a result of impact that fell back to…
moon
Satellite orbiting around a heavenly body
albedo
The amount of sunlight that a surface reflects
19 terms
Earth/Space Science Space Exploration
artificial
astronaut
astronomer
astronomy
manmade
a person who flies in a rocket or space... shuttle
one who studies astronomy or makes... observations of celestial…
the science of celestial bodies and their... properties
artificial
manmade
astronaut
a person who flies in a rocket or space... shuttle
40 terms
Earth & Space Science Chapter 8
Catastrophism
Uniformitarianism
Geologic time scale
Numerical dates
The belief that Earth's varied landscapes had been fashioned…
The physical, chemical, and biological laws that operate toda…
The division of Earth history into blocks of time, such as eo…
Dates that specify the actual number of years that have passe…
Catastrophism
The belief that Earth's varied landscapes had been fashioned…
Uniformitarianism
The physical, chemical, and biological laws that operate toda…
Earth-Space Science: Astronomy
moon
albedo
maria
ejecta
Satellite orbiting around a heavenly body
The amount of sunlight that a surface reflects
Dark, smooth plains on the moon's surface
Material blasted out as a result of impact that fell back to…
moon
Satellite orbiting around a heavenly body
albedo
The amount of sunlight that a surface reflects
29 terms
Earth & Space Science
Axis
Revolution
Rotation
Orbit
An imaginary line that runs through the center of the Earth f…
When an object moves or orbits around another object. Causes…
When an object (Earth) spins on its axis. Causes day & night.
The path an object takes when its revolving around another ob…
Axis
An imaginary line that runs through the center of the Earth f…
Revolution
When an object moves or orbits around another object. Causes…
42 terms
Earth & Space Science
What are the layers of the Earth?
What makes up the crust?
What is the thickest layer of the Earth?
What process happens in the mantle?
crust, mantle, outer core, and inner core
oceanic and continental plates
mantle
convection
What are the layers of the Earth?
crust, mantle, outer core, and inner core
What makes up the crust?
oceanic and continental plates
43 terms
Earth & Space Science Terms
air mass
black hole
continental shelf
continental slope
a large body of air with certain temperature and moisture
an infinite warp in space with gravity strong enough to trap…
the nearly flat area of the ocean bottom where the ocean meet…
the sloping area that extends from the edge of the continenta…
air mass
a large body of air with certain temperature and moisture
black hole
an infinite warp in space with gravity strong enough to trap…
19 terms
Earth and Space Science
waxing
waning
solar
eclipse
Moon phase after new moon and before full moon when illuminat…
Moon phase during which the visible surface of the moon decre…
Energy from the sun.
To block the light from or to.
waxing
Moon phase after new moon and before full moon when illuminat…
waning
Moon phase during which the visible surface of the moon decre…
16 terms
Science Vocabulary- Earth and space
planet
satellite
meteorite
panetoid
a large circular mass that revolves around a star
a natural or artificial object that revolves around another o…
a piece of rock or metal from space that strikes the earth's…
a small planet-like body of rock that orbits a star
planet
a large circular mass that revolves around a star
satellite
a natural or artificial object that revolves around another o…
Earth and Space Science
Element
Proton
Neutron
Electron
...
...
...
...
Element
...
Proton
...
10 terms
Earth Space Science
Moon
Sun
Stars
Corona
the large round object that circles the Earth and that shines…
the star that the Earth moves around and that gives the Earth…
a natural glowing body visible in the sky especially at night
a bright circle seen around the sun or the moon
Moon
the large round object that circles the Earth and that shines…
Sun
the star that the Earth moves around and that gives the Earth…
22 terms
Earth Science- Exploring Space
telescopes
reflecting telescope
radio telescope
refracting telescope
are tools that make distant objects look larger
a telescope in which a mirror is used to collect and focus li…
detect radio emissions from the sky
that uses a converging lens to collect light
telescopes
are tools that make distant objects look larger
reflecting telescope
a telescope in which a mirror is used to collect and focus li…
15 terms
LSMS Earth Science Space
asteroid
black hole
comet
meteoroid
a small, rocky object that orbits the Sun and can be between…
an extremely dense object with gravitational pull so strong t…
small chunk of dirty ice, with a glowing tail of gas and dust
rocky object; much smaller than an asteroid
asteroid
a small, rocky object that orbits the Sun and can be between…
black hole
an extremely dense object with gravitational pull so strong t…
20 terms
Earth and Space Science
Contour Map
Elevation
Contour Interval
Topographic Map
A map that shows elevation of the land using lines
Height above sea level
The difference in elevation between each line
Same thing as a Contour Map - shows the shape of the land
Contour Map
A map that shows elevation of the land using lines
Elevation
Height above sea level
Science - earth and space
science
matter
pedology
scientific method
study of the matter and movement of God's physical creation
substance of the physical world; anything that occupies space…
study of soil
1. state the problem, 2. gather information about the problem…
science
study of the matter and movement of God's physical creation
matter
substance of the physical world; anything that occupies space…
66 terms
Earth Space Science Midterm
What are the building blocks of all ma…
What step in the scientific method is…
What happens if your data does not sup…
1 centimeter equals....
Atoms
Making observations
Your revise the hypothesis
10 millimeters
What are the building blocks of all ma…
Atoms
What step in the scientific method is…
Making observations
10 terms
1: Earth and Space Science
Difference between revolution and rota…
What is the lunar cycle?
Difference between a solar eclipse and…
Polaris
Revolution: moving around another object (ex. The earth revol…
The sequence of the phases that the moon makes during one orb…
Solar: moon gets between the earth and sun... ... Lunar: occurs du…
The north star
Difference between revolution and rota…
Revolution: moving around another object (ex. The earth revol…
What is the lunar cycle?
The sequence of the phases that the moon makes during one orb…
16 terms
Earth & Space Science - #1
Tilt
Rotation
Rotation Period
Revolution
a sloping position or movement.
To spin or turn around an axis
The amount of time for an object to make one complete rotatio…
A complete circle made by a planet around a sun or by a moon…
Tilt
a sloping position or movement.
Rotation
To spin or turn around an axis
10 terms
Earth and Space Science
moon
universe
Sun
galaxy
a big ball of dirt and rock that revolves around Earth
everything that exists in space including Earth and its atmos…
the star at the center of our solar system
a large group of stars with gas and dust that are held togeth…
moon
a big ball of dirt and rock that revolves around Earth
universe
everything that exists in space including Earth and its atmos…
31 terms
Earth and Space Science
theory of plate tectonics
actual tectonic plates
destructive margin
constructive margin
Earth's crust: seafloor is spreading, why we have major landf…
Earth's crust is made up of these that fit together like a ji…
plates COLLIDING....crust destroyed
plates MOVING APART....crust formed
theory of plate tectonics
Earth's crust: seafloor is spreading, why we have major landf…
actual tectonic plates
Earth's crust is made up of these that fit together like a ji…
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