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Earth Science Vocabulary Set 1
lava
magma
fault
constructive process
Hot, melted rock that pours from volcanoes.
Molten rock inside a volcano below the earth's crust
The area where two or more tectonic plates meet and show move…
Help build up the Earth, either by depositing soil or silt in…
lava
Hot, melted rock that pours from volcanoes.
magma
Molten rock inside a volcano below the earth's crust
Earth Science Vocabulary Set 1
lava
magma
fault
constructive process
Hot, melted rock that pours from volcanoes.
Molten rock inside a volcano below the earth's crust
The area where two or more tectonic plates meet and show move…
Help build up the Earth, either by depositing soil or silt in…
lava
Hot, melted rock that pours from volcanoes.
magma
Molten rock inside a volcano below the earth's crust
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Earth Science Set 1: Weather
radiation
density
pressure
current
the transfer of energy by waves or rays
how compact something is
how much the air is pressing down
the movement of water or air
radiation
the transfer of energy by waves or rays
density
how compact something is
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Geology and Earth Science Set 1
A'a
Blocky Lava
Cinder Cone Volcano
Epicenter
Lava composed of tumbling small jagged sharp rocks
Composed of large rocks with sharp jagged edges
A small volcanoe formed with steep straight sides.
The location on the Earth's Surface located directly above th…
A'a
Lava composed of tumbling small jagged sharp rocks
Blocky Lava
Composed of large rocks with sharp jagged edges
16 terms
Earth Science Set 1
Accuracy
Bias
Celcius
Conclusion
The degree of closeness of a measurment to the actual value.
Inclination to hold to a partial perspective at the expense o…
Metric unit of measurement for temperature
A statement that summarizes the results that you have come to…
Accuracy
The degree of closeness of a measurment to the actual value.
Bias
Inclination to hold to a partial perspective at the expense o…
Earth Science SMS ~ Set 1
Lithosphere
Hydrosphere
Atmosphere
biosphere
rigid outer shell of the planet, including the crust , upperm…
earth's oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, and glacers, as well as…
blanket of gases that surrounds our planet
includes all organisms on Earth as wel as the environments in…
Lithosphere
rigid outer shell of the planet, including the crust , upperm…
Hydrosphere
earth's oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, and glacers, as well as…
21 terms
Earth Science Vocabulary Set 1
mechanical weathering
glacier
lava
delta
Also known as physical weathering. A type of weathering that…
A huge sheet of slowly moving ice
Hot, melted rock that pours from volcanoes.
A deposit of sediment that builds up at a river's mouth
mechanical weathering
Also known as physical weathering. A type of weathering that…
glacier
A huge sheet of slowly moving ice
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Earth science set 1
capillarity
infiltrate
mass movement
permeability
ability of a soil to draw water upward into tiny pores
water that seeps into the ground
downhill movement of rock or sediment without being carried b…
ability of soil to transmit water
capillarity
ability of a soil to draw water upward into tiny pores
infiltrate
water that seeps into the ground
28 terms
Earth Science Set 1
geology
dome volcano
composite volcano
shield volcano
study of the earth and its layers
a volcano made when magma comes out of the earth slowly, maki…
a steep volcanic cone made from lava and volcanic eruptions
a gently sloping volcano that looks like a flattened dome and…
geology
study of the earth and its layers
dome volcano
a volcano made when magma comes out of the earth slowly, maki…
Earth science set 1
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Inner core
thinnest layer of earth
1800 miles thick, very syrupy rock
liquid rock, extremely hot
solid rock center
Crust
thinnest layer of earth
Mantle
1800 miles thick, very syrupy rock
26 terms
Earth Science Set 1
Eastern Hemisphere
Equator
Hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere
East of the Prime Meriden.
Line that falls at 0°.
Half of a sphere.
North of the Equator.
Eastern Hemisphere
East of the Prime Meriden.
Equator
Line that falls at 0°.
10 terms
Earth Science Vocabulary Set 1
Accuracy
Classify
Evidence
Identify
correctness of a measurement.
arranging organisms or matter into a group within a system.
proof or facts that support data.
to name and point out.
Accuracy
correctness of a measurement.
Classify
arranging organisms or matter into a group within a system.
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Earth science set 1
What is the first step of the scientif…
What is the second step of the scienti…
What is the third step of the scientif…
What is the fourth step of the scienti…
State your question
Develop your hypothesis
Create an experiment
Collect and analyze data
What is the first step of the scientif…
State your question
What is the second step of the scienti…
Develop your hypothesis
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Earth Science Roots Set 1
A, an
Aero
Angio
Anti
Without
Air
Vessel
Against
A, an
Without
Aero
Air
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Earth Science Vocabulary Set 1
lava
magma
fault
constructive process
Hot, melted rock that pours from volcanoes.
Molten rock inside a volcano below the earth's crust
The area where two or more tectonic plates meet and show move…
Help build up the Earth, either by depositing soil or silt in…
lava
Hot, melted rock that pours from volcanoes.
magma
Molten rock inside a volcano below the earth's crust
Earth Science Vocabulary: Set 1
Seismic Wave
Reflection
Seismograph
Mantle
a wave of energy that travels through the Earth and away from…
The bouncing back of a wave when it hits a surface through wh…
an instrument that records vibrations in the ground and deter…
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
Seismic Wave
a wave of energy that travels through the Earth and away from…
Reflection
The bouncing back of a wave when it hits a surface through wh…
Earth Science Vocabulary: Set 1
Seismic Wave
Reflection
Seismograph
Mantle
a wave of energy that travels through the Earth and away from…
The bouncing back of a wave when it hits a surface through wh…
an instrument that records vibrations in the ground and deter…
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
Seismic Wave
a wave of energy that travels through the Earth and away from…
Reflection
The bouncing back of a wave when it hits a surface through wh…
26 terms
Earth Science Set 1
Whats the difference between an observ…
What are the two types of observations…
Energy
Law of Conservation
Observation- record of what you see... Inference- interpretation…
Direct- made with 5 senses... Indirect- made with instruments
Ability to do work or transfer heat
Matter cannot be created or destroyed, it only changes form a…
Whats the difference between an observ…
Observation- record of what you see... Inference- interpretation…
What are the two types of observations…
Direct- made with 5 senses... Indirect- made with instruments
22 terms
Earth Science Set 1
Earth science
Began with
Mayans
Made observations with
Study of earth and the universe around it
Careful observations
Tracked the movement of the sun, moon, and planets
An un-aided eye
Earth science
Study of earth and the universe around it
Began with
Careful observations
26 terms
earth science set 1
Eastern hemisphere
equator
hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere
east of the Equator
line that falls at 0°
half of a sphere
north of the equator
Eastern hemisphere
east of the Equator
equator
line that falls at 0°
26 terms
Earth Science Set 1
Eastern Hemisphere
Equator
hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere
east of the Equator
line that falls at 0°
half of a sphere
north of the Equator
Eastern Hemisphere
east of the Equator
Equator
line that falls at 0°
25 terms
Earth Science flashcards set 1
Science
Scientific Inquiry
Observation
inference
knowledge gained through observation and experimentation of t…
the ongoing process of discovery in science.
the act of making and recording a measurement
the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a lo…
Science
knowledge gained through observation and experimentation of t…
Scientific Inquiry
the ongoing process of discovery in science.
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Earth Science vocab. set 1
Asthenosphere
convergent
Mid-ocean ridge
continental crust
only upper mantle material
when two or more plate tectonics move together; collide
long ridge in the ocean with magma coming out
thick part of Earth's crust that forms land masses
Asthenosphere
only upper mantle material
convergent
when two or more plate tectonics move together; collide
Earth Science Set 1
Asthenosphere
Convergent
Divergent
Earthquake
Plastic part of mantle where convection occurs
Plate boundary where plates come together
Plate boundary where plates move away.
Shaking caused by release of energy due to plate movements
Asthenosphere
Plastic part of mantle where convection occurs
Convergent
Plate boundary where plates come together
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Earth Science-Set 1
The presence of which of the following…
Which of the following is NOT generall…
Which of the following geological term…
What northward-moving ocean current is…
Y) MEDIAL MORAINE
Y) THE ICE FRONT OF A GLACIER WITH A LARGE ZONE OF ABLATION I…
W) TILL
GULF STREAM
The presence of which of the following…
Y) MEDIAL MORAINE
Which of the following is NOT generall…
Y) THE ICE FRONT OF A GLACIER WITH A LARGE ZONE OF ABLATION I…
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Earth science set 1
Geosphere
Biosphere
Hydrosphere
Atmosphere
Ground
Life
Water
Air
Geosphere
Ground
Biosphere
Life
Set 1 Earth Science Vocabulary
cumulonimbus cloud
thunderstorm electrification
when do clouds form?
what is a dewpoint temperature?
1. dense, towering vertical cloud assoc. w/ thunderstorms and…
1. the main charging area in a thunderstorm occurs in the cen…
when the dewpoint of water is reached in the presence of cond…
the temperature at which air can no longer "hold" all of the…
cumulonimbus cloud
1. dense, towering vertical cloud assoc. w/ thunderstorms and…
thunderstorm electrification
1. the main charging area in a thunderstorm occurs in the cen…
Earth Science Set 1
solar wind
albedo
air pressure
air mass
streams of protons and electrons ejected at high speed from t…
the fraction of total radiation that is reflected back by a s…
the force exerted by the weight of a column of air above a gi…
a large body of air that is characterized by similar temperat…
solar wind
streams of protons and electrons ejected at high speed from t…
albedo
the fraction of total radiation that is reflected back by a s…
Earth Science set 1
Aquifer Depletion
Dam
Dam Removal
Pollutants
the removal by humans of more groundwater than can be recharg…
dank
In the US alone 400 dams have been removed and 500 more may b…
Harmful substances in the air, water, or soil
Aquifer Depletion
the removal by humans of more groundwater than can be recharg…
Dam
dank
Earth science set 1
Creation mandate
Worldview
Presuppositions
Big Bang Theory
Gods command in Genesis 1:28 to manage the earth wisely, and…
Philosophical position from which a person interprets events…
An assumption about how the world works that a person believe…
A secular model for the origin of the universe . It claims th…
Creation mandate
Gods command in Genesis 1:28 to manage the earth wisely, and…
Worldview
Philosophical position from which a person interprets events…
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Earth Environmental Science Unit 2 Set 1
Rock
Igneous Rock
Sedimentary Rock
Metamorphic Rock
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
a type of rock that forms from the cooling of molten rock at…
A type of rock that forms when particles from other rocks or…
rock that has been changed by heat and pressure; can have ban…
Rock
A naturally occurring solid mixture of one or more minerals o…
Igneous Rock
a type of rock that forms from the cooling of molten rock at…
Earth Science Set 1 Rounds 1-3
What is the general name for the risin…
Approximately what fraction of Earth's…
The hydrologic cycle describes the cir…
What is the name of the rock that make…
Tides
Seven-tenths
Water
Basalt
What is the general name for the risin…
Tides
Approximately what fraction of Earth's…
Seven-tenths
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Earth Science Vocab Set 1
Eastern Hemisphere
Equator
hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere
made by humans so that locations can more easily be specified…
the line that falls at 0°
Half of a sphere; the divisions of the Earth
North of the Equator; The North Pole is at 90°N. So there are…
Eastern Hemisphere
made by humans so that locations can more easily be specified…
Equator
the line that falls at 0°
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Earth/Environmental Science Unit 1 Set 1
Rotation
Revolution
Precession
Perihelion
The spinning motion of a planet on its axis, (causes day and…
The movement of an object around another object, (1 revolutio…
A slow motion of Earth's axis that traces out a cone over a p…
point in Earth's orbit when it is nearest to the sun; (January)
Rotation
The spinning motion of a planet on its axis, (causes day and…
Revolution
The movement of an object around another object, (1 revolutio…
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AHS Earth Science VA SOL Review Volume 1 Set 1
absolute magnitude
acid rain
air mass
aquifer
the amount of light a star actually gives off
precipitation that is more acidic than normal because of air…
a body of air that has about the same temperature and moistur…
layer of permeable rock that allows water to flow through
absolute magnitude
the amount of light a star actually gives off
acid rain
precipitation that is more acidic than normal because of air…
Earth Science Vocab set 1
Galaxy
Astronomy
Geology
Oceanography
A collection of stars, dust, and gas bound together by gravity
The scientific study of the universe
The scientific study of The origin history, and structure of…
The scientific study of the ocean including the properties, a…
Galaxy
A collection of stars, dust, and gas bound together by gravity
Astronomy
The scientific study of the universe
Earth Science Set 1 Rounds 10-12
In which of the following climates are…
Which of the following is NOT true of…
Which of the following is LEAST accura…
What term is used to describe the resi…
Mid-latitude moist continental
Holes in the ozone layer are produced by global warming
The chemical composition of magma primarily determines its te…
Viscosity
In which of the following climates are…
Mid-latitude moist continental
Which of the following is NOT true of…
Holes in the ozone layer are produced by global warming
Earth Science Set 1 Rounds 7-9
Which of the following characteristics…
Which of the following is a true tidal…
Streams running off the terminus of gl…
Which of the following is similar to a…
Wavelength of 300 miles
Tidal bore
Braided
Alluvial fan
Which of the following characteristics…
Wavelength of 300 miles
Which of the following is a true tidal…
Tidal bore
Earth Science Set 1 Rounds 4-6
A mangrove coast is likely to be found…
Which of the following is most importa…
Bioluminescence in marine organisms is…
Magmas that crystallize beneath the Ea…
Florida
Monsoons
Buoyancy
Plutons
A mangrove coast is likely to be found…
Florida
Which of the following is most importa…
Monsoons
Earth Science Set 1 Rounds 13-15
The upper limit of the zone of saturat…
Which of the following ground-level fo…
About what percent of the Northern Hem…
Which of the following atmospheric gas…
Water table
Hail
40
Nitrogen
The upper limit of the zone of saturat…
Water table
Which of the following ground-level fo…
Hail
Earth Science Set 1 Rounds 16-18
Which of the following did Alfred Wege…
The interpretation of which of the fol…
Which of the following is NOT a key st…
When lengthy and lasting jet contrails…
The shape of landmasses and the distribution of fossils
Magnetic surveys of the seafloor
Evaporation
Fair weather with increasing cirrus or cirrostratus clouds
Which of the following did Alfred Wege…
The shape of landmasses and the distribution of fossils
The interpretation of which of the fol…
Magnetic surveys of the seafloor
Earth Science vocab. set 1
accuracy
bias
celcius
conclusion
the degree of closeness of a measurement to the actual value
inclination to hold to a partial perspective at the expense o…
metric unit of measurement for temperature
a statement that summarizes the results that you have come to…
accuracy
the degree of closeness of a measurement to the actual value
bias
inclination to hold to a partial perspective at the expense o…
Earth Science terms - set 1
a-
ab-
ac-, ap-
adeno-
no, lacking, none
away from, out from
to, toward
gland
a-
no, lacking, none
ab-
away from, out from
Vocabulary Earth Science set 1
Alternative Energy
Renewable Energy
Nonrenewable Energy
Intermittent
Is an abundant, cleaner, and available all over the world
Able to reuse that type of energy
Not able to reuse that type of energy
Needs a large amount of turbines
Alternative Energy
Is an abundant, cleaner, and available all over the world
Renewable Energy
Able to reuse that type of energy
17 terms
Earth science vocab set 1
Independent variable
Dependent variable
Control
Corona
the variable you have control over
the thing being measured
"normal" group; not given independent variable
the top layer, several million kilometers thick , 1 to 2 mill…
Independent variable
the variable you have control over
Dependent variable
the thing being measured
16 terms
Earth Science Vocabulary Set 1
accuracy
bias
celcius
conclusion
the degree of closeness of a measurement to the actual value
inclination to hold a partial perspective at the expense of o…
metric unit of measurement for temperature
a statement that summarizes the results that you have come to…
accuracy
the degree of closeness of a measurement to the actual value
bias
inclination to hold a partial perspective at the expense of o…
26 terms
Earth Science set 1
eastern hemistphere
western hemisphere
magnetic field
gravity
east of the prime meridian
west of the prime meridian
Field produced by a magnetic object. The object exerts a forc…
Attraction of bodies to each other with a force proportional…
eastern hemistphere
east of the prime meridian
western hemisphere
west of the prime meridian
Earth Science set 1
Eastern Hemisphere
Equator
Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
East of the equator
Line that falls drops 0 degrees
North of the equator
South of the equator
Eastern Hemisphere
East of the equator
Equator
Line that falls drops 0 degrees
26 terms
earth science set 1
eastern hemisphere
equator
hemisphere
northern hemisphere
east of the equator
line that falls 0°
half of a sphere
north of the equator
eastern hemisphere
east of the equator
equator
line that falls 0°
14 terms
Earth Science Set 1
Galaxy
Astronomy
Geology
Oceanography
a system of millions or billions of stars, together with gas…
study of the universe
the science that deals with the earth's physical structure an…
the branch of science that deals with the physical and biolog…
Galaxy
a system of millions or billions of stars, together with gas…
Astronomy
study of the universe
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