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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…
31 terms
Earth and Space Science 8.2
cloud
adiabatic cooling
shape and height
cumulus
when the temperature falls below the dew point, the air's wat…
most clouds result from ____________ ___________ of moist air
meteorologists classify clouds into ten basic categories base…
a heap, clouds that are white, billowy clouds that resemble p…
cloud
when the temperature falls below the dew point, the air's wat…
adiabatic cooling
most clouds result from ____________ ___________ of moist air
27 terms
Earth and Space Science 8
weather
climate
meteorology
meteorologists
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
the year round weather typical of a certain place
the study of weather and of the atmospheric conditions that p…
scientists who study meteorology
weather
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
climate
the year round weather typical of a certain place
112 terms
Earth and Space Science Ch. 8
weather
climate
meteorology
meteorologists
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
the year round weather typical of a certain place
the study of weather and of the atmospheric conditions that p…
scientists who study meteorology
weather
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
climate
the year round weather typical of a certain place
202 terms
Science 4-8: Earth and Space Science
Earth Systems
crust
Ground water
Run-Off
Heating of the earth's atmosphere, surface, and the layers ee…
the outer layer or surface of the earth
water beneath the surface
precipitation drained into streams, lakes, and rivers
Earth Systems
Heating of the earth's atmosphere, surface, and the layers ee…
crust
the outer layer or surface of the earth
58 terms
Science 8 STAAR Earth and Space
Galaxy
Spiral Galaxy
Elliptical Galaxy
Irregular Galaxy
a large group of stars in the universe
galaxy that is disc-shaped with a thin disk with long arms; g…
huge galaxy that is round or oval in shape
huge galaxy with no regular shape
Galaxy
a large group of stars in the universe
Spiral Galaxy
galaxy that is disc-shaped with a thin disk with long arms; g…
58 terms
Science 8 STAAR Earth and Space
Galaxy
Spiral Galaxy
Elliptical Galaxy
Irregular Galaxy
a large group of stars in the universe
galaxy that is disc-shaped with a thin disk with long arms; g…
huge galaxy that is round or oval in shape
huge galaxy with no regular shape
Galaxy
a large group of stars in the universe
Spiral Galaxy
galaxy that is disc-shaped with a thin disk with long arms; g…
7 terms
Science Chapter 8 Earth and Space
Solar System
Planet
Orbit
Star
Consist of the Sun, its planets, and other objects that move…
A large ball of rock or gas that moves around the Sun
The path a planet takes as it moves around another object
A big ball of hot gases that gives off light and heat energy.…
Solar System
Consist of the Sun, its planets, and other objects that move…
Planet
A large ball of rock or gas that moves around the Sun
31 terms
Earth and Space Science 8.3
water cycle
rain
raindrops
snowflakes
the movement of water from the earth's surface into the air a…
the most common precipitation, these are drops of liquid wate…
drops of water larger than .5 millimeters in diameter
newly formed ice crystals begin to grow as they absorb water…
water cycle
the movement of water from the earth's surface into the air a…
rain
the most common precipitation, these are drops of liquid wate…
17 terms
earth and space science 8
precipitation
run-off
ground water
melting
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
water that flows over the ground surface rather than soaking…
Water in the ground
Solid to liquid
precipitation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
run-off
water that flows over the ground surface rather than soaking…
27 terms
Earth and Space Science 8.1
weather
climate
meteorology
meteorologists
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
the year round weather typical of a certain place
the study of weather and of the atmospheric conditions that p…
scientists who study meteorology
weather
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
climate
the year round weather typical of a certain place
112 terms
Earth and Space Science Chapter 8
weather
climate
meteorology
meteorologists
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
the year round weather typical of a certain place
the study of weather and of the atmospheric conditions that p…
scientists who study meteorology
weather
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
climate
the year round weather typical of a certain place
112 terms
Earth and Space Science Chapter 8
weather
climate
meteorology
meteorologists
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
the year round weather typical of a certain place
the study of weather and of the atmospheric conditions that p…
scientists who study meteorology
weather
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
climate
the year round weather typical of a certain place
26 terms
Earth And Space Sciences 8
Planets
Axis
eclipse
phase
a round object that orbits the Sun and dominates its orbit
a line through an object around which it rotates
the blocking of the light from one astronomical body by the s…
the portion of a moon or planet that is illuminated by the sun
Planets
a round object that orbits the Sun and dominates its orbit
Axis
a line through an object around which it rotates
15 terms
Science Chapter 8 - Earth and Space
sun
rotation
seasons
stars
star closest to the Earth
Earth's spinning motion
caused by changes in the Earth's tilt
objects in space made of hot gases
sun
star closest to the Earth
rotation
Earth's spinning motion
112 terms
Earth and Space Science Ch. 8
weather
climate
meteorology
meteorologists
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
the year round weather typical of a certain place
the study of weather and of the atmospheric conditions that p…
scientists who study meteorology
weather
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
climate
the year round weather typical of a certain place
208 terms
FTCE Earth / Space Science Comp 6-8
Relative Dating
Relative Dating Techniques
Relative Dating Techniques reply on so…
Principle of Unitarianism
reveal the age relationship of rocks to one another-which for…
are most appropriate where materials for absolute dating are…
Principle of Unitarianism, Law of Original Horizontally, Law…
The same processes and principles (ie. erosion, transportatio…
Relative Dating
reveal the age relationship of rocks to one another-which for…
Relative Dating Techniques
are most appropriate where materials for absolute dating are…
32 terms
Science: Earth and Space Chapter 8
meteorology
precipitation
evaporation
condensation
the study of weather and of the atmospheric condition
the water that falls to the earth,including rain, sleet, hail…
the process from liquid to gas
the process from gas to liquid
meteorology
the study of weather and of the atmospheric condition
precipitation
the water that falls to the earth,including rain, sleet, hail…
86 terms
Earth and Space Science Chapter 8
weather
climate
meteorology
meteorologists
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
the year round weather typical of a certain place
the study of weather and of the atmospheric conditions that p…
scientists who study meteorology
weather
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
climate
the year round weather typical of a certain place
58 terms
Earth and Space Science 8 STAAR Review
Galaxy
Spiral Galaxy
Elliptical Galaxy
Irregular Galaxy
a large group of stars in the universe
galaxy that is disc-shaped with a thin disk with long arms; g…
huge galaxy that is round or oval in shape
huge galaxy with no regular shape
Galaxy
a large group of stars in the universe
Spiral Galaxy
galaxy that is disc-shaped with a thin disk with long arms; g…
28 terms
Mustang Science 6.8 -Earth/Space Systems
Asteroid
Comet
Dwarf planet
Gravitational pull
Small solid objects made of iron, nickel, stone, or any combi…
An icy object orbiting the Sun; has been described as a "dirt…
Maintains a nearly round shape as planets do, but it cannot m…
The attraction that one object has for another object due to…
Asteroid
Small solid objects made of iron, nickel, stone, or any combi…
Comet
An icy object orbiting the Sun; has been described as a "dirt…
58 terms
CCISD Science 8 STAAR Earth and Space
Galaxy
Spiral Galaxy
Elliptical Galaxy
Irregular Galaxy
a large group of stars in the universe
galaxy that is disc-shaped with a thin disk with long arms; g…
huge galaxy that is round or oval in shape
huge galaxy with no regular shape
Galaxy
a large group of stars in the universe
Spiral Galaxy
galaxy that is disc-shaped with a thin disk with long arms; g…
112 terms
Earth and Space Science Chapter 8
weather
climate
meteorology
meteorologists
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
the year round weather typical of a certain place
the study of weather and of the atmospheric conditions that p…
scientists who study meteorology
weather
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
climate
the year round weather typical of a certain place
55 terms
Earth space science competency 8
Ocean basins
Continental shelves
Coral reef
Coral reef stages(Larval stage)
Display a vast array of topographic features and unique landf…
The continental shelf is a relatively shallow land mass exten…
A coral reef is actually a consolidation of living animals. T…
The coral is mobile and swims around
Ocean basins
Display a vast array of topographic features and unique landf…
Continental shelves
The continental shelf is a relatively shallow land mass exten…
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…
112 terms
Earth and Space Science Chapter 8
weather
climate
meteorology
meteorologists
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
the year round weather typical of a certain place
the study of weather and of the atmospheric conditions that p…
scientists who study meteorology
weather
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
climate
the year round weather typical of a certain place
112 terms
Earth and Space Science Chapter 8
weather
climate
meteorology
meteorologists
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
the year round weather typical of a certain place
the study of weather and of the atmospheric conditions that p…
scientists who study meteorology
weather
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
climate
the year round weather typical of a certain place
31 terms
Earth and Space Science 8.3
water cycle
rain
raindrops
snowflakes
the movement of water from the earth's surface into the air a…
the most common precipitation, these are drops of liquid wate…
drops of water larger than .5 millimeters in diameter
newly formed ice crystals begin to grow as they absorb water…
water cycle
the movement of water from the earth's surface into the air a…
rain
the most common precipitation, these are drops of liquid wate…
112 terms
Earth and Space Science Chapter 8
weather
climate
meteorology
meteorologists
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
the year round weather typical of a certain place
the study of weather and of the atmospheric conditions that p…
scientists who study meteorology
weather
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
climate
the year round weather typical of a certain place
112 terms
Earth and Space Science Chapter 8
weather
climate
meteorology
meteorologists
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
the year round weather typical of a certain place
the study of weather and of the atmospheric conditions that p…
scientists who study meteorology
weather
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
climate
the year round weather typical of a certain place
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
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…
13 terms
Science Earth and Space Chapter 8
Weather
Climate
Meteorology
Melting
The state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
The year round weather typical of a certain place
The study of weather and the atmospheric conditions.
The process of a solid turning into a liquid
Weather
The state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
Climate
The year round weather typical of a certain place
32 terms
Science: Earth and Space Chapter 8
meteorology
precipitation
evaporation
condensation
the study of weather and of the atmospheric condition
the water that falls to the earth,including rain, sleet, hail…
the process from liquid to gas
the process from gas to liquid
meteorology
the study of weather and of the atmospheric condition
precipitation
the water that falls to the earth,including rain, sleet, hail…
56 terms
Science Earth and Space Chapter 8
Weather
Climate
Meteorology
Heat energy, uneven distribution of he…
The state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
The year-round atmospheric conditions typical of a certain pl…
The study of the weather and of the atmospheric conditions th…
Three factors that affect weather
Weather
The state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
Climate
The year-round atmospheric conditions typical of a certain pl…
37 terms
Space & Earth Science Chapter 8: Space Exploration
rocket
When were rockets first used?
third law of motion (developed by Sir…
Sir William Congreve
a device that moves by pushing matter (usually hot gasses) ou…
by the Chinese in 1232 to defend the city of K'ai Fung-Foo ag…
for every action (or force), there is an equal but opposite r…
developed the Congreve rocket
rocket
a device that moves by pushing matter (usually hot gasses) ou…
When were rockets first used?
by the Chinese in 1232 to defend the city of K'ai Fung-Foo ag…
20 terms
Space Exploration/Earth space Science/Ch. 8
rocket
Sir Isaac Newton
Robert Goddard
Sputnik
device that moves by pushing matter out it's end
Stated the third law of motion
gifted American physicist who is noted for developing liquid-…
world's first satellite from Russia
rocket
device that moves by pushing matter out it's end
Sir Isaac Newton
Stated the third law of motion
33 terms
Science Chapter 8 - Earth in space
Artificial satellites
Asteroid
Asteroid belt
Comet
Satellites placed into orbit by humans
An irregular rocky object in orbit around the sun in a band b…
A group of rocks that orbit the sun in a band between Mars an…
A ball of ice, dust and rock that orbits the sun in a highly…
Artificial satellites
Satellites placed into orbit by humans
Asteroid
An irregular rocky object in orbit around the sun in a band b…
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
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…
115 terms
Earth and Space Science Chapter 8
weather
climate
meteorology
dew
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
the year round weather typical of a certain place
the study of weather and of the atmospheric conditions that p…
water vapor that touches the cooler ground and condenses
weather
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
climate
the year round weather typical of a certain place
38 terms
Earth/Space Science - Chpt 8
Who was Major John Wesley Powell?
How is geologic time measured?
Define relative dating...
What is a relative geologic time scale?
He opened the inside of the Grand Canyon to scientific eyes i…
1. Relative dating places events in sequential order using th…
Relative dating places events in sequential order but does no…
The principles of relative dating provide geologists with a m…
Who was Major John Wesley Powell?
He opened the inside of the Grand Canyon to scientific eyes i…
How is geologic time measured?
1. Relative dating places events in sequential order using th…
14 terms
Earth and space science grade 8
Convergence
Divergent
Tectonic Plate
Igneous
The process of moving closer together
The process of moving father apart
Pieces of Earths crust and uppermost mantle (together called…
Rocks that form when magma cools and softens
Convergence
The process of moving closer together
Divergent
The process of moving father apart
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
27 terms
Earth and Space Science 8.1
weather
climate
meteorology
meteorologists
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
the year round weather typical of a certain place
the study of weather and of the atmospheric conditions that p…
scientists who study meteorology
weather
the state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
climate
the year round weather typical of a certain place
40 terms
Earth & Space Science Ch.8
The Basic idea of the Rutherford atomi…
Nearly all the volume occupied by matt…
The atomic number of an element is the…
The atoms of the isotopes of an elemen…
concentrated at its center
nothing
protons in its nucleus
number of neutrons & atomic mass
The Basic idea of the Rutherford atomi…
concentrated at its center
Nearly all the volume occupied by matt…
nothing
39 terms
Earth and Space Science ch. 8-11
uniformitarianism
relative age
law of superposition
unconformity
Charles Lyell's idea that geologic processes have not changed…
The age of a rock compared to the ages of other rock layers
in horizontal layers of sedimentary rock, each layer is older…
A place where an old, eroded rock surface is in contact with…
uniformitarianism
Charles Lyell's idea that geologic processes have not changed…
relative age
The age of a rock compared to the ages of other rock layers
24 terms
Science- Earth in Space unit 8
Artifical satellites
Asteroid
Asteroid belt
Comet
Satellites placed into orbit by humans
an irregular rocky object in orbit around the Sun between the…
a group of rocks that Heliocentric model: model of the univer…
A ball of ice, dust and rock that orbits the Sun in highly el…
Artifical satellites
Satellites placed into orbit by humans
Asteroid
an irregular rocky object in orbit around the Sun between the…
138 terms
Texes 4-8 Science Earth & Space
orogeny
Folded mountains
Fault-block mountains
Dome mountains
natural mountain builing
produced by the folding of rock layers during their formation…
created when plate movement produces tension forces instead o…
formed as magma tries to push up through the crust but fails…
orogeny
natural mountain builing
Folded mountains
produced by the folding of rock layers during their formation…
24 terms
8 Earth and Space Science Booklet 3 & 4
Sedimentary rocks
Clastic sedimentary rocks
Fossils
Natural cements
Rocks made by sediments being cemented together.
Sedimentary rocks made from weathered sediments of other rocks.
Preserved remains of living organisms.
Chemicals that can flow around the sediments and then set lik…
Sedimentary rocks
Rocks made by sediments being cemented together.
Clastic sedimentary rocks
Sedimentary rocks made from weathered sediments of other rocks.
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