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25 terms
Our Dynamic Earth
landform
atmosphere
hydrosphere
crust
A physical feature on Earth's surface
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
All of the water, saltwater and freshwater, in the form of li…
Earth's rocky solid surface
landform
A physical feature on Earth's surface
atmosphere
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
23 terms
Our Dynamic Earth
landform
atmosphere
crust
mantle
A physical feature on Earth's surface
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
Earth's rocky solid surface
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core
landform
A physical feature on Earth's surface
atmosphere
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
10 terms
Our Dynamic Earth
landform
valley
inlet
plain
a physical feature on Earth's surface
a low land between hills or mountains
a narrow body of water off of a larger body of water
a wide, flat area
landform
a physical feature on Earth's surface
valley
a low land between hills or mountains
45 terms
Our Dynamic Earth
Landform
Landform Features
Water Features
Features of the Ocean Floor
A physical feature on the earth's surface
Mountains, Canyons, Deserts and Cliffs
Oceans, Coasts, Lakes, Rivers
Ocean Basin, Coast, Continental Shelf, Continental Slope, Con…
Landform
A physical feature on the earth's surface
Landform Features
Mountains, Canyons, Deserts and Cliffs
34 terms
Our Dynamic Earth
Landform
Land features
Water features
Ocean basin
A physical feature of Earth's surface that has specific chara…
Hill, valley and mountain
Ocean, lake and river
A large underwater area between continents
Landform
A physical feature of Earth's surface that has specific chara…
Land features
Hill, valley and mountain
Our Dynamic Earth
core
crust
lithosphere
mantle
Earth's innermost structure
thin, rocky outer lair of Earth that makes up the continents…
shell formed from earth's solid upper mantle and crust
thick layer of Earth's structure just below Earth's crust
core
Earth's innermost structure
crust
thin, rocky outer lair of Earth that makes up the continents…
Our Dynamic Earth
core
crust
lithosphere
mantle
Earth's innermost structure
thin, rocky outer lair of Earth that makes up the continents…
shell formed from earth's solid upper mantle and crust
thick layer of Earth's structure just below Earth's crust
core
Earth's innermost structure
crust
thin, rocky outer lair of Earth that makes up the continents…
Our Dynamic Earth Vocab
Atmosphere
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
Plate tectonics
The mixture of gases that surrounds a planet. The atmosphere…
All of the earths water, including surface water, ground wate…
The rocky surface-crust and upper rigid mantle.
The structure of the earths crust and many surface featured r…
Atmosphere
The mixture of gases that surrounds a planet. The atmosphere…
Hydrosphere
All of the earths water, including surface water, ground wate…
Our Dynamic Earth vocabulary
core
mantle
crust
hydrosphere
the central part of Earth
the thick layer of solid and molten rock that lies around the…
the thin layer of solid rock that makes up the outermost part…
all of Earth's liquid and solid water and the water located u…
core
the central part of Earth
mantle
the thick layer of solid and molten rock that lies around the…
Our Dynamic Earth
magnitude
tsunami
island arc
epicenter
A measure of the amount of energy released by an earthquake
Huge waves
Areas where an ocean floor plate is pushed under another ocea…
Point directly above the earthquakes focus
magnitude
A measure of the amount of energy released by an earthquake
tsunami
Huge waves
29 terms
Our Dynamic Earth
List the 4 main layers of the Earth.
Which is the thinnest layer on which w…
Which layer is made of solid iron?
Which is the thickest layer made of mo…
Inner Core, Outer Core, Mantle, & Crust
Crust
Inner Core
Mantle
List the 4 main layers of the Earth.
Inner Core, Outer Core, Mantle, & Crust
Which is the thinnest layer on which w…
Crust
Our Dynamic Earth
How does the oceanic crust compare to…
* The rock between 2,900 kilometers an…
Earth S-waves do NOT travel through th…
Which statement best describes the rel…
The oceanic crust is thinner and contains more basalt.
an iron-rich liquid.
core.
P-waves travel at a faster rate and take less time.
How does the oceanic crust compare to…
The oceanic crust is thinner and contains more basalt.
* The rock between 2,900 kilometers an…
an iron-rich liquid.
21 terms
Our Dynamic Earth Vocabulary
landform
weathering
tsunami
earthquake
physical feature of earth's surface
the chemical and physical processes that break down rock at E…
a giant wave caused by an earthquake on the ocean floor.
shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting f…
landform
physical feature of earth's surface
weathering
the chemical and physical processes that break down rock at E…
24 terms
our dynamic earth
earthquake
fault
erosion
hot spot
a sudden movement of the earths crust
a crack in the eaths crust whose sides show evidence of motion
the process in which weathered rock is moved from one place t…
a stationary location in the mantle where magma melts through…
earthquake
a sudden movement of the earths crust
fault
a crack in the eaths crust whose sides show evidence of motion
12 terms
Chapter 4: Our Dynamic Earth
Plates
Fault
earthquake
tsunami
gigantic slabs of rock that make up Earth's crust. pg. 162
a break or crack in Earth's crust where plates come together.…
movements in the Earth's crust caused by a sudden shift of Ea…
A giant ocean wave caused by an earthquake in or near the oce…
Plates
gigantic slabs of rock that make up Earth's crust. pg. 162
Fault
a break or crack in Earth's crust where plates come together.…
15 terms
Our dynamic earth
Plate techtonics
Magma
Faults
Earthquake
Theory that describes how earths lithosphere is made of huge…
Hot melted rock
Deep cracks in earths crust where rocks move in opposite dire…
A sudden movement of earths crust
Plate techtonics
Theory that describes how earths lithosphere is made of huge…
Magma
Hot melted rock
Our Dynamic Earth Vocab
Continental Crust
Oceanic Crust
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
the thick part of the earth's crust that forms the large land…
the relatively thin part of the earth's crust that underlies…
the rigid outer part of the earth, consisting of the crust an…
the upper layer of the earth's mantle, below the lithosphere,…
Continental Crust
the thick part of the earth's crust that forms the large land…
Oceanic Crust
the relatively thin part of the earth's crust that underlies…
21 terms
Our Dynamic Earth Vocab
Continental Crust
Oceanic Crust
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
the relatively thick part of the earth's crust that forms the…
the relatively thin part of the earth's crust that underlies…
the rigid outer part of the earth, consisting of the crust an…
the upper layer of the earth's mantle, below the lithosphere,…
Continental Crust
the relatively thick part of the earth's crust that forms the…
Oceanic Crust
the relatively thin part of the earth's crust that underlies…
14 terms
our dynamic earth vocabulary
tectonic plate
subduction zone
plume/ hot spot
deep ocean trench
a massive, irregularly shaped slab of solid rock, generally c…
is a region of the earths crust where tectonic plates meet
most hot spots, also known as "mantle plums", occur beneath o…
ocean trenches are steep depressions in the deepest parts of…
tectonic plate
a massive, irregularly shaped slab of solid rock, generally c…
subduction zone
is a region of the earths crust where tectonic plates meet
73 terms
our dynamic earth
Natural Hazards
Natural Disasters
scientific method
physical geography
Tornados, hurricanes, ect, things that naturally occur. peopl…
when people or their property get involved in a hazard and ge…
1. question 2. develop hypothesis 3. design a test 4. experim…
physical geography underlies environmental hazards
Natural Hazards
Tornados, hurricanes, ect, things that naturally occur. peopl…
Natural Disasters
when people or their property get involved in a hazard and ge…
Our Dynamic Earth
Weathering
Erosion
Glacier
Deposition
The process through which rocks or other materials are broken…
The process of carrying away soil or pieces of rocks
A large sheet of ice and snow that slowly moves over land
The process of dropping off pieces of eroded rock
Weathering
The process through which rocks or other materials are broken…
Erosion
The process of carrying away soil or pieces of rocks
Our Dynamic Earth vocabulary
core
mantle
crust
hydrosphere
the central part of Earth
the thick layer of solid and molten rock that lies around the…
the thin layer of solid rock that makes up the outermost part…
all of Earth's liquid and solid water and the water located u…
core
the central part of Earth
mantle
the thick layer of solid and molten rock that lies around the…
32 terms
Our Dynamic Earth - chapter 4
landform
relief map
topographical map
atmosphere
A physical feature on Earth's surface
A map that shows the elevation of an area using colors or sha…
A map that shows the elevation of an area of Earth's surface…
The layers of gases that surround Earth.
landform
A physical feature on Earth's surface
relief map
A map that shows the elevation of an area using colors or sha…
32 terms
Unit 18: Our Dynamic Earth
geology
geologist
engineer
geologic time
a science that deals with the history of the earth and its li…
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
Earth resources engineers specialize in the safe and sustaina…
A record of the geologic events and life forms in Earth's his…
geology
a science that deals with the history of the earth and its li…
geologist
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
13 terms
our dynamic earth
plates
ring of fire
dives under
magma
most of earths volcanoes are located at edge of _____
a string of volcanoes at plate boundaries around the Pacific…
volcanoes often erupt at places where one plate____ the other
the melted rock rises within the crust forming a hot pool of*…
plates
most of earths volcanoes are located at edge of _____
ring of fire
a string of volcanoes at plate boundaries around the Pacific…
41 terms
Our Dynamic Earth
Air Parcel
Cold and Warm Fronts
What happens in a cold front?
What happens in a warm front?
A large body of air with specific characteristics such as tem…
When 2 parcels of air meet with different temp. characteristi…
The leading edge of the fast-moving cold front pushes into a…
The warm less-dense air rises gently over the cold air mass.…
Air Parcel
A large body of air with specific characteristics such as tem…
Cold and Warm Fronts
When 2 parcels of air meet with different temp. characteristi…
Our Dynamic Earth Test
How do we know what we know about Eart…
Continental Crust thickness
Oceanic Crust thickness
Lithosphere thickness
Seismic waves
20-80 km
5-10 km
100 km
How do we know what we know about Eart…
Seismic waves
Continental Crust thickness
20-80 km
Our Dynamic Earth
Atmosphere
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
Plate tectonics
The mixture of gases that surrounds the planet.
Earth's surface, ground, and atmosphere water.
The rocky surface (crust and upper mantle)
Lithospheric plates that slowly move around the mantle.
Atmosphere
The mixture of gases that surrounds the planet.
Hydrosphere
Earth's surface, ground, and atmosphere water.
20 terms
Our Dynamic Earth
Weathering
Humus
Erosion
Horizon
The breaking down of Earth's surface into pieces
The remains of decayed plants and animals
The process of moving sediment to other places
The layer of soil (contains partly weathered rock)
Weathering
The breaking down of Earth's surface into pieces
Humus
The remains of decayed plants and animals
34 terms
Our Dynamic Earth
The moon doesn't have a magnetic field…
What type of reaction is happening ins…
When the Uranium inside the Earth's co…
What is the name for the very old part…
The iron core
Nuclear reaction
Radioactive decay
Craton
The moon doesn't have a magnetic field…
The iron core
What type of reaction is happening ins…
Nuclear reaction
16 terms
our dynamic earth
core
mantle
crust
landform
the center part of the earth
the thick layer of solid and molten rock that surrounds the c…
the thin layer of solid rock that makes up the outermost laye…
a physical feature of earth's surface
core
the center part of the earth
mantle
the thick layer of solid and molten rock that surrounds the c…
17 terms
Our Dynamic Earth
Atmosphere
Earthquake
Erosion
Fault
The layers of gases that surround the earth.
A sudden shaking of Earth's crust.
The process of carrying away soil or pieces of rocks.
A deep crack in Earth's crust.
Atmosphere
The layers of gases that surround the earth.
Earthquake
A sudden shaking of Earth's crust.
15 terms
Our dynamic earth 2
fault lines
plate boundaries
folding
folding type:... Syncline
slight slippage taking place, may be movement in one area may…
where two plates collide... massive boundaries between two plates
starts to buckle in the middle... mountains/valleys
dips down and makes a valley
fault lines
slight slippage taking place, may be movement in one area may…
plate boundaries
where two plates collide... massive boundaries between two plates
Our Dynamic Earth Final
Air parcel
Intertropical Convergence Zone
Cold Front
Warm Front
large body of air with specific characteristics such temp, ai…
northeast trade winds and southeast trade winds converge in a…
In a cold front, the leading edge of the fast-moving cold fro…
In a warm front, the warm less-dense air rises gently over th…
Air parcel
large body of air with specific characteristics such temp, ai…
Intertropical Convergence Zone
northeast trade winds and southeast trade winds converge in a…
61 terms
Our Dynamic Earth Final
Tsunami... Causes of tsunam
Wavelengths vs wave height of normal w…
Runup
Backflow
is a series of large waves generated by an abrupt movement on…
Wave length... Long- wave length but shot wave height... Closer to…
is measured in distance, tells how far tsunami made it inland…
When wave moves back to the ocean
Tsunami... Causes of tsunam
is a series of large waves generated by an abrupt movement on…
Wavelengths vs wave height of normal w…
Wave length... Long- wave length but shot wave height... Closer to…
Chapter 17 - Our Dynamic Earth
Continentsl drift
Pangea
Magnetometer
Paleomagnetism
Hypothesis stating that all of earths continents were once on…
The whole landmass Wegener's hypothesis was on.
Device that can detect small changes in magnetic fields.
Study of magnetic record.
Continentsl drift
Hypothesis stating that all of earths continents were once on…
Pangea
The whole landmass Wegener's hypothesis was on.
76 terms
Our Dynamic Earth Midterm
Three factors that turn an earthquake…
How axial tilt leads to Earth's patter…
Three influences of the Coriolis effec…
Which factors influence global climate…
-Lack of resources at the state level meant that disaster pre…
-The Earth's tilt means that the Earth's orbit is oriented to…
-Spin of the earth deflects winds in a global circulation, le…
The Coriolis Effect... continentality... atmospheric pressure bands…
Three factors that turn an earthquake…
-Lack of resources at the state level meant that disaster pre…
How axial tilt leads to Earth's patter…
-The Earth's tilt means that the Earth's orbit is oriented to…
Our dynamic earth
Dynamic.
Alfred Wegener.
Continental drift.
Pangea.
Changing, or moving.
Credited with the theory of continental drift
The theory that continents were once together but over time d…
Ancient land mass composed of today's continents put together
Dynamic.
Changing, or moving.
Alfred Wegener.
Credited with the theory of continental drift
Our Dynamic Earth midterm
Scientific Method
Spheres of the Earth
Problems of representing spherical ear…
Cartographic vs phenomenon scale
Question, develop a hypothesis, design a test, experiment, dr…
Atmosphere, Cryosphere, Lithosphere, Biosphere, Hydrosphere
scale, shape,distance,proximity, most people are okay with li…
the size of a feature on a map in relation to the real world…
Scientific Method
Question, develop a hypothesis, design a test, experiment, dr…
Spheres of the Earth
Atmosphere, Cryosphere, Lithosphere, Biosphere, Hydrosphere
Earth Science Our Dynamic Earth.
Atmosphere
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
Plate techtonics
The air around us.
The water around us.
The ground we walk on.
Earth is divided up into plates and when those plates moves i…
Atmosphere
The air around us.
Hydrosphere
The water around us.
17 terms
Our Dynamic Earth Chapter 5
landform
atmosphere
crust
mantle
feature of Earth's surface (examples: mountains, valley, hill…
the mass of air surrounding the Earth
the outer layer of the Earth
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core
landform
feature of Earth's surface (examples: mountains, valley, hill…
atmosphere
the mass of air surrounding the Earth
61 terms
ES: CH. 5 - OUR DYNAMIC EARTH
mountain
hill
valley
canyon
a landform that rises high above the ground
lower and rounder than a mountain
the low land between hills or mountains
a deep valley with high, steep sides
mountain
a landform that rises high above the ground
hill
lower and rounder than a mountain
18 terms
Chapter 4 Vocabulary: Our Dynamic Earth
Core
Outer Core
Inner Core
Mantle
The central part of Earth.
The central part of Earth's core that is made of liquid metals.
The central part of Earth's core that is made of solid metals.
The thick layer of solid and molten rock that surrounds the c…
Core
The central part of Earth.
Outer Core
The central part of Earth's core that is made of liquid metals.
32 terms
Our Dynamic Earth - Chapter 8
core
mantle
crust
oceanic crust
The inner layer of Earth, composed of a solid inner core and…
The thickest layer of the Earth. It lies between the crust an…
The surface of Earth, composed of the elements oxygen, silico…
Thinner, more dense, younger crust making ocean floor.
core
The inner layer of Earth, composed of a solid inner core and…
mantle
The thickest layer of the Earth. It lies between the crust an…
37 terms
Our Dynamic Earth - Chapter 5
Layers of Earth
Crust
Mantle
Inner Core
crust, mantle, inner core, outer core, and hydrosphere
the rocky surface that makes up the top of the lithosphere, i…
nearly melted layer of hot rock below Earth's crust; Divided…
solid layer of iron and nickel inside the Earth
Layers of Earth
crust, mantle, inner core, outer core, and hydrosphere
Crust
the rocky surface that makes up the top of the lithosphere, i…
66 terms
Our Dynamic Earth (Unit 2)
landform
crust
mantle
core
a physical feature of the Earth's surface
the outer layer of Earth made of solid rock
the outer layer of Earth made of solid rock
Earth's hottest layer; the center layer of earth (one word)
landform
a physical feature of the Earth's surface
crust
the outer layer of Earth made of solid rock
11 terms
Our Dynamic Earth Part 2
weathering
physical weathering
chemical weathering
erosion
the process through which rocks or other materials are broken…
caused by pushing, pulling, rubbing, or temperature changes
occurs when chemicals break down rocks
the process through which weathered rock is moved from one pl…
weathering
the process through which rocks or other materials are broken…
physical weathering
caused by pushing, pulling, rubbing, or temperature changes
Our Dynamic Earth
Transform boundary
Divergent boundary
Subductikn
Collision boundary
2 plates moce past eachother laterally along a fault line
Oceanic plates pushed apart by rising magma from the mantle,…
The plate that is more dense is pushed under the overriding p…
2 continental plates collide, folded mountains form
Transform boundary
2 plates moce past eachother laterally along a fault line
Divergent boundary
Oceanic plates pushed apart by rising magma from the mantle,…
33 terms
Chapter 5: Our Dynamic Earth
landform
relief map
topographical map
atmosphere
A physical feature on Earth's surface.
A map that shows the elevation of an area using colors or sha…
A map that shows the elevation of an area of Earth's surface…
The layers of gases that surround Earth.
landform
A physical feature on Earth's surface.
relief map
A map that shows the elevation of an area using colors or sha…
Chapter 4: Our Dynamic Earth
the center part of the earth
the thick layer of solid and molten ro…
the thin layer of solid rock that make…
a physical feature of Earth's surface
core
mantle
crust
landform
the center part of the earth
core
the thick layer of solid and molten ro…
mantle
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