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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
15 terms
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
43 terms
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
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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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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
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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…
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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…
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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…
7 terms
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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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
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
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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…
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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…
52 terms
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 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
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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 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 0°
half of a sphere
north of the equator
eastern hemisphere
east of the equator
equator
line that falls 0°
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°.
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.
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
26 terms
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 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 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
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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
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 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
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…
24 terms
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…
12 terms
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…
24 terms
Earth in the Universe Set 1
Sun
Earth
Moon
Rotataion
Is any star around which planets revolve.
Earth Is the third planet from the Sun. It is the only planet…
A natural body orbiting around a planet.
Is the act of spinning around an axis. Earth spins on its axi…
Sun
Is any star around which planets revolve.
Earth
Earth Is the third planet from the Sun. It is the only planet…
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Earth Science TEST Set 1
broad flat land
high landforms with flat tops
Earth's tallest landforms
area water covers if river overflows
plains
plateaus
mountains
flood plains
broad flat land
plains
high landforms with flat tops
plateaus
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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…
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Science Bowl-Earth & Space Science Set 1
A solar eclipse can only occur at this…
Constellation that cannot be seen in t…
Percent of stars in the sky that appea…
The apparent speed of the Sun along th…
New Moon
Orion
about 50%
is constant
A solar eclipse can only occur at this…
New Moon
Constellation that cannot be seen in t…
Orion
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Earth Science Vocab set 1
eastern hemisphere
equator
hemisphere
northern hemisphere
east of the prime meridian
line that falls at 0°
half of a sphere
north of the equator
eastern hemisphere
east of the prime meridian
equator
line that falls at 0°
26 terms
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°
10 terms
Earth Science Vocabulary Set 1
Divergent Boundary
Transform Boundary
Convergent Boundary
Volcanic Arc
Where two plates are moving apart
Where two plates slide past each other
Where two plates are pushing toward each other
A curved chain of volcanoes formed above a subduction zone
Divergent Boundary
Where two plates are moving apart
Transform Boundary
Where two plates slide past each other
27 terms
Earth Science Vocab Set 1
Eastern Hemisphere
Equator
hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere
hemisphere east of the Prime Meridian
the line that falls at 0 degress
half of a sphere
hemisphere north of the Equator
Eastern Hemisphere
hemisphere east of the Prime Meridian
Equator
the line that falls at 0 degress
26 terms
Earth Science Vocab set 1
Eastern Hemisphere
Equator
Hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere
East of the Equator
Line that falls at 0°
Half a sphere
North of the Equator
Eastern Hemisphere
East of the Equator
Equator
Line that falls at 0°
27 terms
Earth Science vocab 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°
14 terms
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
16 terms
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…
24 terms
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
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…
17 terms
Earth System Science Set 1
1 AU
light years
length of a light year
Mercury's distance from Sun
93 million miles
the distance that light travels in a year
300,000 km/sec
0.5
1 AU
93 million miles
light years
the distance that light travels in a year
18 terms
Earth science 2015 set 1
Atmosphere
Geosphere
Biosphere
Hydrosphere
The part of the Earth System includes the mixture of gases th…
The part of the Earth System that includes the crust, mantle,…
The part of the Earth System that includes all living things…
The part of The Earth System is the planet's water including…
Atmosphere
The part of the Earth System includes the mixture of gases th…
Geosphere
The part of the Earth System that includes the crust, mantle,…
earth science set 1- calista
Eastern Hemisphere
Equator
hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere
east of the equator
line that falls at 0 degrees
half of a sphere
north of the equator
Eastern Hemisphere
east of the equator
Equator
line that falls at 0 degrees
23 terms
Earth science rockets, set 1
Newton's law 1
Newton's law 2
Newton's law 3
Robert Goddard
an object in motion will remain in motion unless acted upon b…
Force (thrust) = mass (amount of rocket fuel) times accelerat…
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction - re…
made first liquid fueled rockets
Newton's law 1
an object in motion will remain in motion unless acted upon b…
Newton's law 2
Force (thrust) = mass (amount of rocket fuel) times accelerat…
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