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Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2: Earthquakes
liquefaction
aftershock
tsunami
base isolation
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
large wave produced by an underground earthquake (as waves re…
shock absorbers under buildings help reduce amount of energy…
liquefaction
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
aftershock
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
24 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2: Earthquakes
liquefaction
aftershock
tsunami
earthquake
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
large wave produced by an underground earthquake (as waves re…
shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath the Ea…
liquefaction
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
aftershock
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2: Earthquakes
liquefaction
aftershock
tsunami
base isolation
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
large wave produced by an underground earthquake (as waves re…
shock absorbers under buildings help reduce amount of energy…
liquefaction
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
aftershock
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
34 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2: Earthquakes
liquefaction
aftershock
tsunami
base isolation
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
large wave produced by an underground earthquake (as waves re…
shock absorbers under buildings help reduce amount of energy…
liquefaction
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
aftershock
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
30 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2: Earthquakes
liquefaction
aftershock
tsunami
base isolation
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
large wave produced by an underground earthquake (as waves re…
shock absorbers under buildings help reduce amount of energy…
liquefaction
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
aftershock
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
29 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2: Earthquakes
liquefaction
aftershock
tsunami
earthquake
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
large wave produced by an underground earthquake (as waves re…
shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath the Ea…
liquefaction
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
aftershock
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
16 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2: Earthquakes
earthquake
fault
deformation
shearing
shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath the Ea…
a break in Earth's crust (stress causes faults)
any change in the volume or shape of Earth's crust (caused by…
causes strike-slip fault (rocks slip past each other) (transf…
earthquake
shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath the Ea…
fault
a break in Earth's crust (stress causes faults)
10 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2: Earthquakes
liquefaction
aftershock
tsunami
fault
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
large wave produced by an underground earthquake (as waves re…
*a break in Earth's crust (stress causes faults)
liquefaction
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
aftershock
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
25 terms
Science Explorer: Inside Earth, Chapter 10: Volcanoes
volcano
hot spot
Ring of Fire
island arc
a weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
an area where magma from deep within the mantle melts through…
a major belt of volcanoes that rings the Pacific Ocean
a string of islands formed by the volcanoes along a deep-ocea…
volcano
a weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
hot spot
an area where magma from deep within the mantle melts through…
34 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2: Earthquakes
25 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2: Earthquakes
earthquake
stress
fault
deformation
shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath the Ea…
force that acts on a rock to change its shape or volume (how…
a break in Earth's crust (stress causes faults)
any change in the volume or shape of Earth's crust (caused by…
earthquake
shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath the Ea…
stress
force that acts on a rock to change its shape or volume (how…
34 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2: Earthquakes
liquefaction
aftershock
tsunami
base isolation
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
large wave produced by an underground earthquake (as waves re…
shock absorbers under buildings help reduce amount of energy…
liquefaction
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
aftershock
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
34 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2: Earthquakes
liquefaction
aftershock
tsunami
base isolation
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
large wave produced by an underground earthquake (as waves re…
shock absorbers under buildings help reduce amount of energy…
liquefaction
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
aftershock
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
29 terms
Science Explorer: Inside Earth- Chapter 2
Stress
Tension
Compression
Shearing
A force that acts on a rock to change its shape or volume
The stress force which pulls, stretching the rock so that it…
The stress force that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks
Stress that pulls rock in two opposite directions
Stress
A force that acts on a rock to change its shape or volume
Tension
The stress force which pulls, stretching the rock so that it…
34 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2: Earthquakess
liquefaction
aftershock
tsunami
base isolation
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
large wave produced by an underground earthquake (as waves re…
shock absorbers under buildings help reduce amount of energy…
liquefaction
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
aftershock
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
17 terms
Prentice Hall Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 4
alloy
cleavage
crystal
crystallization
a solid mixture of two or more elements, one of which is a me…
a mineral's ability to split easily along flat surfaces
a solid in which the atoms are arranged in a pattern that rep…
The process by which atoms are arranged to form a material wi…
alloy
a solid mixture of two or more elements, one of which is a me…
cleavage
a mineral's ability to split easily along flat surfaces
24 terms
Prentice Hall Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 3
Magma
Volcano
Viscosity
Lava
The molten mixture of rock forming substances, gases and wate…
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
The resistance of a liquid to flowing.
Liquid magma that reaches the surface; also the rock formed w…
Magma
The molten mixture of rock forming substances, gases and wate…
Volcano
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
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Prentice Hall Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 3
Magma
Pipe
Volcano
Viscosity
The molten mixture of rock forming substances, gases and wate…
A long tube through which magma moves from the magma chamber…
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
The resistance of a liquid to flowing.
Magma
The molten mixture of rock forming substances, gases and wate…
Pipe
A long tube through which magma moves from the magma chamber…
16 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics
Heat Transfer
Convection Currents
Crust
Granite
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid
Layer of rock that forms outer skin of the earth
The main type of rock that makes up the continental crust (le…
Heat Transfer
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Convection Currents
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid
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Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 4 vocab
mineral
inorganic
crystal
streak
a naturally occurring inorganic solid that has a crystal stru…
Not formed from living things or remains of living things.
a solid in which the atoms are arranged to form in a pattern…
the color of a minerals powder color
mineral
a naturally occurring inorganic solid that has a crystal stru…
inorganic
Not formed from living things or remains of living things.
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Prentice Hall Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 5
Name the 3 Types of Rocks:
Igneous Rock
Sedimentary Rock
Metamorphic Rock
Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic
is formed through the cooling and solidification of magma or…
is formed by the deposition of material at the Earth's surfac…
is a type of rock which has been changed by extreme heat and…
Name the 3 Types of Rocks:
Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic
Igneous Rock
is formed through the cooling and solidification of magma or…
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Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2: Earthquakes
aftershock
tsunami
base isolation
earthquake
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
large wave produced by an earthquake on the ocean floor(as wa…
a building mounted on bearings designed to absurd the energy…
shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath the Ea…
aftershock
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
tsunami
large wave produced by an earthquake on the ocean floor(as wa…
19 terms
Science Explorer: Inside Earth, Chapter 10: Volcanoes
volcano
hot spot
Ring of Fire
viscosity
a weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
an area where magma from deep within the mantle melts through…
a major belt of volcanoes that rings the Pacific Ocean
the resistance of a liquid to flowing
volcano
a weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
hot spot
an area where magma from deep within the mantle melts through…
27 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics
Heat Transfer
Radiation
Conduction
Convection Currents
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Transfer of energy through empty space
Heat transfer through direct contact of particles of matter
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid
Heat Transfer
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Radiation
Transfer of energy through empty space
12 terms
Inside The Earth
Crust
Mantle
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
The thinnest layer. This layer is the coolest, less dense, an…
The thickest layer. This layer is composed of molten rock and…
Includes the Earth's crust and the uppermost part of the mant…
Lies beneath the lithosphere and consists of partially molten…
Crust
The thinnest layer. This layer is the coolest, less dense, an…
Mantle
The thickest layer. This layer is composed of molten rock and…
34 terms
7th Grade Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2: Earthquakes
liquefaction
aftershock
tsunami
base isolation
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
large wave produced by an underground earthquake (as waves re…
shock absorbers under buildings help reduce amount of energy…
liquefaction
-earthquake shaking turns loose soil into liquid mud... -Can cau…
aftershock
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
25 terms
Science Explorer: Inside Earth, Chapter 10: Volcanoes
volcano
hot spot
Ring of Fire
island arc
a weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
an area where magma from deep within the mantle melts through…
a major belt of volcanoes that rings the Pacific Ocean
a string of islands formed by the volcanoes along a deep-ocea…
volcano
a weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
hot spot
an area where magma from deep within the mantle melts through…
32 terms
Prentice Hall Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter
Earthquake
Stress
Shearing
Tension
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume.
stress that pushes masses of rock in opposite directions, in…
A force that pulls on a material.
Earthquake
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
Stress
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume.
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Prentice Hall Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 4
alloy
cleavage
crystal
crystallization
a solid mixture of two or more elements, one of which is a me…
a mineral's ability to split easily along flat surfaces
a solid in which the atoms are arranged in a pattern that rep…
The process by which atoms are arranged to form a material wi…
alloy
a solid mixture of two or more elements, one of which is a me…
cleavage
a mineral's ability to split easily along flat surfaces
30 terms
Prentice Hall Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2
Focus
Magnitude
Liquefaction
Seismograph
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
The measurement of an earthquakes strength based on seismic w…
The process by which an earthquakes violent movement suddenly…
A device that records ground movements caused by seismic wave…
Focus
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
Magnitude
The measurement of an earthquakes strength based on seismic w…
22 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2 & 3: Earthquakes & Volcanoes
aftershock
tsunami
earthquake
stress
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
large wave produced by an underground earthquake
shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath the Ea…
force that acts on a rock to change its shape or volume
aftershock
an earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the sa…
tsunami
large wave produced by an underground earthquake
21 terms
Prentice Hall Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 5 Rocks
Texture
Grains
igneous rock
metamorphic rock
the look and feel of the rock's surface
A particle of mineral or other rock that gives a rock its tex…
a type of rock that forms form the cooling of molten rock at…
a type of rock that forms from an existing rock that is chang…
Texture
the look and feel of the rock's surface
Grains
A particle of mineral or other rock that gives a rock its tex…
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Prentice Hall Science Explorer Inside Earth
Asthenosphere
Conduction
Trenches
Convection
The Relatively solid layer of the upper mantle
The transfer of heat by the direct contact of particles of ma…
Subduction of the ocean floor takes place here
The process that powers plate techtonics
Asthenosphere
The Relatively solid layer of the upper mantle
Conduction
The transfer of heat by the direct contact of particles of ma…
12 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics
Heat Transfer
Geologists
Crust
Mantle
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Scientists who...... -Study the forces that make and shape the e…
Layer of rock that forms outer skin of the earth
Layer of hot rock underneath the crust
Heat Transfer
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Geologists
Scientists who...... -Study the forces that make and shape the e…
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Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2: Section 1 Vocabulary
earthquake
stress
fault
deformation
shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath the Ea…
force that acts on a rock to change its shape or volume (how…
a break in Earth's crust (stress causes faults)
any change in the volume or shape of Earth's crust (caused by…
earthquake
shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath the Ea…
stress
force that acts on a rock to change its shape or volume (how…
Inside the Earth
seismic waves
pressure
crust
mantle
Vibrations created by Earthquakes that travel through the Ear…
Force exerted on a surface divided by the area the force acts…
Outer layer of Earth's surface.... Syn: Outer... Surface
Middle layer of Earth's surface.... Syn: Middle... Layer
seismic waves
Vibrations created by Earthquakes that travel through the Ear…
pressure
Force exerted on a surface divided by the area the force acts…
12 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2: Section 1 Vocabulary
stress
shearing stress
tension stress
compression stress
force that acts on a rock to change its shape or volume (how…
causes strike-slip fault (rocks slip past each other) (transf…
causes normal fault (hanging wall moves down) (rift valley) (…
causes reverse fault (hanging wall moves up) (mountains) (con…
stress
force that acts on a rock to change its shape or volume (how…
shearing stress
causes strike-slip fault (rocks slip past each other) (transf…
35 terms
Inside the Earth
seismic waves
pressure
crust
mantle
Vibrations created by Earthquakes that travel through the Ear…
Force exerted on a surface divided by the area the force acts…
Outer layer of Earth's surface.... Syn: Outer... Surface
Middle layer of Earth's surface.... Syn: Middle... Layer
seismic waves
Vibrations created by Earthquakes that travel through the Ear…
pressure
Force exerted on a surface divided by the area the force acts…
26 terms
Prentice Hall Science Explorer Inside Earth Ch.3 Volcanoes
volcano
magma
lava
Ring of Fire
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
The molten mixture of rock forming substances, gases, and wat…
Liquid magma that reaches the surface; also the rock formed w…
A major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean
volcano
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
magma
The molten mixture of rock forming substances, gases, and wat…
27 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics
Heat Transfer
Radiation
Conduction
Convection Currents
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Transfer of energy through empty space
Heat transfer through direct contact of particles of matter
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid
Heat Transfer
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Radiation
Transfer of energy through empty space
27 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics
Heat Transfer
Radiation
Conduction
Convection Currents
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Transfer of energy through empty space
Heat transfer through direct contact of particles of matter
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid
Heat Transfer
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Radiation
Transfer of energy through empty space
12 terms
Inside The Earth
Crust
Mantle
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
The thinnest layer. This layer is the coolest, less dense, an…
The thickest layer. This layer is composed of molten rock and…
Includes the Earth's crust and the uppermost part of the mant…
Lies beneath the lithosphere and consists of partially molten…
Crust
The thinnest layer. This layer is the coolest, less dense, an…
Mantle
The thickest layer. This layer is composed of molten rock and…
41 terms
Ch.1 Vocabulary from "Prentice Hall Science Explorer: Inside Earth"
geologist
rock
constructive forces
destructive forces
scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet E…
material that forms Earth's hard surface
forces that shape the surface by building up mountains and la…
forces that slowly wear away mountains and, eventually, every…
geologist
scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet E…
rock
material that forms Earth's hard surface
40 terms
Ch.1 Vocabulary from "Prentice Hall Science Explorer: Inside Earth"
geologist
rock
constructive forces
destructive forces
scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet E…
material that forms Earth's hard surface
forces that shape the surface by building up mountains and la…
forces that slowly wear away mountains and, eventually, every…
geologist
scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet E…
rock
material that forms Earth's hard surface
40 terms
Ch.1 Vocabulary from "Prentice Hall Science Explorer: Inside Earth"
geologist
rock
constructive force
destructive forces
scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet E…
material that forms Earth's hard surface
forces that shape the surface by building up mountains and la…
forces that slowly wear away mountains and, eventually, every…
geologist
scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet E…
rock
material that forms Earth's hard surface
37 terms
Prentice Hall Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 3
Magma
Pipe
Volcano
Viscosity
The molten mixture of rock forming substances, gases and wate…
A long tube through which magma moves from the magma chamber…
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
The resistance of a liquid to flowing.
Magma
The molten mixture of rock forming substances, gases and wate…
Pipe
A long tube through which magma moves from the magma chamber…
31 terms
Prentice Hall Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1
seismic waves
pressure
crust
basalt
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
The force exerted on a surface divided by the area over which…
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface
A dark, dense, igneous rock with a fine texture, found in oce…
seismic waves
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
pressure
The force exerted on a surface divided by the area over which…
30 terms
Prentice Hall Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 2
Focus
Magnitude
Liquefaction
Seismograph
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
The measurement of an earthquakes strength based on seismic w…
The process by which an earthquakes violent movement suddenly…
A device that records ground movements caused by seismic wave…
Focus
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under str…
Magnitude
The measurement of an earthquakes strength based on seismic w…
8 terms
Inside the Earth
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Inner Core
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface
The layer of hot, solid and liquid material between the Earth…
The layer of the earth made of liquid metals that surrounds t…
A dense layer or solid iron and nickel in the center of the E…
Crust
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface
Mantle
The layer of hot, solid and liquid material between the Earth…
13 terms
INSIDE OF THE EARTH
Seismic waves
crust
mantle
outer core
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
the layer of rock that forms earths outer surface
the layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and core
a layer of molten iron and nickel that surrounds the inner co…
Seismic waves
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
crust
the layer of rock that forms earths outer surface
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