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Science: Earth in space and Gravity
rotation
revolution
orbit
2 major ways earth moves through space
the spinning of earth on it's axis and takes 24 hours
the movement of one object around another and takes 365 days
a path
rotation and revolution
rotation
the spinning of earth on it's axis and takes 24 hours
revolution
the movement of one object around another and takes 365 days
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Science-Earth in Space & Gravity and Motion
Astronomy
Axis
Rotation
How long does it take for Earth to mak…
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
The imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
The spinning of Earth on its axis.
24 hours and a few minutes.
Astronomy
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
Axis
The imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
16 terms
Earth in Space, Gravity and Motion
astronomy
axis
rotation
revolution
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
the spinning motion of a planet on its axis
the movement of an object around another object
astronomy
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
axis
an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
16 terms
Earth in Space, Gravity and Motion
Astronomy
Axis
Rotation
Revolution
Study of themoon, stars, and other objects in space
Imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and Nor…
Spinning of Earth on its axis... Takes Earth approximately…
Movement of one object around another... Takes Earth approx…
Astronomy
Study of themoon, stars, and other objects in space
Axis
Imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and Nor…
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Earth in Space; Gravity and Motion
axis
rotation
revolution
tilted axis
the imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
the spinning of Earth on its axis
the movement of one object around another object
the reason for our seasons
axis
the imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
rotation
the spinning of Earth on its axis
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Earth in Space & Gravity in Motion
astronomy
axis
rotation
revolution
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
The imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
The spinning of Earth on its axis
The movement of one object around another; the Earth's around…
astronomy
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
axis
The imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
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Earth in space/Gravity in motion
Rotation
Revolution
Axis
Orbit
the spinning of Earth's axis ( one rotation is 24 hours/a day
is the movement of one object around another ( one revolution…
the imaginary that passes through Earth's center through the…
the path a planet takes
Rotation
the spinning of Earth's axis ( one rotation is 24 hours/a day
Revolution
is the movement of one object around another ( one revolution…
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Earth, Space and Gravity
How many days does it take the earth t…
How long does it take the earth to com…
What is a galaxy?
What is a constellation?
365 1/4 days
1 day
A group of stars and gasses
A group of stars that form a recognisable pattern
How many days does it take the earth t…
365 1/4 days
How long does it take the earth to com…
1 day
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Science - Gravity and Space
weight
gravity
mass
Newton
measure of gravity; depends on gravitational force where the…
the force that pulls everything to the center of the Earth
amount of matter in an object
metric unit for forces, including weight
weight
measure of gravity; depends on gravitational force where the…
gravity
the force that pulls everything to the center of the Earth
12 terms
Earth and Space Gravity
Axis
Autonomy
Rotation
Orbit
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
The spinning motion of a planet on its axis
The path of an object as it revolves around another object in…
Axis
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
Autonomy
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
13 terms
Earth in Space and Gravity
Axis
Astronomy
Rotation
Orbit
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and in t…
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
The spinning motion of a planet on its axis.
The path of an object as it revolves around another object in…
Axis
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and in t…
Astronomy
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
12 terms
Earth and space gravity
Axis
Astronomy
Rotation
Orbit
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
The spinning motion of a planet on its axis
The path of an object as it revolves around another object in…
Axis
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
Astronomy
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
12 terms
Earth in space and gravity
Axis
Astronomy
Rotation
Orbit
An imaginary line that passes through earths center and the n…
The study of moons,stars and other objects in space.
The spinning motion of a planet on its axis.
The path of an object as it revolves around another object in…
Axis
An imaginary line that passes through earths center and the n…
Astronomy
The study of moons,stars and other objects in space.
12 terms
Earth in Space and Gravity
Axis
Astronomy
Rotation
Orbit
An imaginary line that passes through Earth' center and the N…
The study of the moon, stars and other objects in space.
The spinning motion of a planet on it's axis.
The path of an object as it revolves around another object in…
Axis
An imaginary line that passes through Earth' center and the N…
Astronomy
The study of the moon, stars and other objects in space.
12 terms
Earth In Space and Gravity Vocabulary
Axis
Astronomy
Rotation
Orbit
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and Nort…
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
The spinning motion of a planet on its axis
The path of an object as it revolves around another object in…
Axis
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and Nort…
Astronomy
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
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Earth in Space + Gravity and Motion
Astronomy
Astronomer
Rotation
Revolution
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
Someone who studies astronomy.
The spinning of Earth on its axis.
The movement of one object around another.
Astronomy
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
Astronomer
Someone who studies astronomy.
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earth in space and gravity and motion vocab
astronomy
axis
equinox
revolution
the study of moon; stars and other objects in space
an imaginary line that passes through earth's center and the…
the two days of the year on which neither hemisphere is tilte…
the movment of an object around anouther object
astronomy
the study of moon; stars and other objects in space
axis
an imaginary line that passes through earth's center and the…
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Science: Gravity and Space
Mass
What is mass measured in?
Weight
What is weight measured in?
The amount of matter an object contains
Kilojoules (kJ)
The force of gravity pulling on the mass
Newtons (N)
Mass
The amount of matter an object contains
What is mass measured in?
Kilojoules (kJ)
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Earth Space Science 1 Unit 1 Earth and Space Systems & Gravity's Role in the Universe
Pluto has a shape that is nearly round…
An asteroid is a celestial body. A lar…
With all his gear, Neil Armstrong weig…
Ganymede is one of the many moons of J…
It is not large enough in size
Mars and Jupiter
gravity on the moon is less than the gravity on the earth
It moves in an orbit around Jupiter
Pluto has a shape that is nearly round…
It is not large enough in size
An asteroid is a celestial body. A lar…
Mars and Jupiter
44 terms
earth in space and gravity and motion vocab
astronomy
axis
equinox
revolution
the study of moon; stars and other objects in space
an imaginary line that passes through earth's center and the…
the two days of the year on which neither hemisphere is tilte…
the movment of an object around anouther object
astronomy
the study of moon; stars and other objects in space
axis
an imaginary line that passes through earth's center and the…
23 terms
Science: Seasons, Gravity, and Space
The Milky Way
9.8 meters per second
Mass and Distance
It is winter in the Southern Hemisphere.
What is the name of our Galaxy?
What is the rate of gravity?
2 main factors affecting gravity
If it is summer in the Norther Hemisphere...
The Milky Way
What is the name of our Galaxy?
9.8 meters per second
What is the rate of gravity?
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EarthInSpace&Gravity&MotionVocab
astronomy
axis
rotation
revolution
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
the imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
the spinning of Earth on its axis.
is the movement of one object around another.
astronomy
the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space.
axis
the imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
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…
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MS Earth and Space Science: Gravity in our Solar System #(10406)
Gravity is a type of _____.... A) force... B…
Planets closer to the Sun orbit it ___…
Why do people on Earth see only one si…
Why does the Moon revolve around Earth…
A) force
A) faster than
D) The Moon rotates and revolves at the same rate.
D) There is a stronger gravitational force between Earth and…
Gravity is a type of _____.... A) force... B…
A) force
Planets closer to the Sun orbit it ___…
A) faster than
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Science: 9J Gravity and Space
mass
weight
gravity
What two factors make gravity stronger?
amount of substance it contains, measured in kilograms.
force of gravity pulling on a mass, measured in newtons or N.
the force of attraction between two masses.
the larger the mass and how close together the objects are.
mass
amount of substance it contains, measured in kilograms.
weight
force of gravity pulling on a mass, measured in newtons or N.
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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
44 terms
earth in space and gravity and motion vocab
astronomy
axis
equinox
revolution
the study of moon; stars and other objects in space
an imaginary line that passes through earth's center and the…
the two days of the year on which neither hemisphere is tilte…
the movment of an object around anouther object
astronomy
the study of moon; stars and other objects in space
axis
an imaginary line that passes through earth's center and the…
27 terms
Science- Seasons, Gravity, space
What causes seasons?
Seasons are NOT caused by...
What is Gravity?
The larger the object......
Tilt of the earth's axis... the sun hits the earth more direc…
Seasons are NOT caused by the earth being closer or farther a…
the attraction between 2 objects
the MORE gravity
What causes seasons?
Tilt of the earth's axis... the sun hits the earth more direc…
Seasons are NOT caused by...
Seasons are NOT caused by the earth being closer or farther a…
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…
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
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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…
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Earth and Space Gravity Test #3
if the distance between two bodies dou…
during shuttle flights and on the inte…
the international space station on ave…
the astronauts in the international sp…
is one fourth as strong
about the same
1000 miles
they are in free fall
if the distance between two bodies dou…
is one fourth as strong
during shuttle flights and on the inte…
about the same
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
30 terms
Earth and Space Science
weathering
physical weathering
ice wedging
chemical weathering
the process by which rocks are broken down by forces of nature
the breakdown of large rocks into fragments by physical force…
occurs when rainwater or melted ice soaks into tiny cracks in…
the process when minerals in rock react chemically with air o…
weathering
the process by which rocks are broken down by forces of nature
physical weathering
the breakdown of large rocks into fragments by physical force…
35 terms
Earth/Space Science Vocabulary
anemometer
axis
barometer
cardinal points or directions
spinning cups - measure wind speed
an imaginary line of spin through Earth's center
measures air pressure
north, south, east, west
anemometer
spinning cups - measure wind speed
axis
an imaginary line of spin through Earth's center
40 terms
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…
9 terms
Earth & Space Science (Spanish)
Axis (El eje de la Tierra)
Revolution (Revolución)
Rotation (Rotación)
Orbit (órbita)
An imaginary line that runs through the center of the Earth f…
When an object moves or orbits around another object.... Cuando…
When an object (Earth) spins on its axis.... Giro o vuelta de un…
The path an object takes when its revolving around another ob…
Axis (El eje de la Tierra)
An imaginary line that runs through the center of the Earth f…
Revolution (Revolución)
When an object moves or orbits around another object.... Cuando…
172 terms
Earth & Space Science
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn
Antarctic Circle
Arctic Circle
Located at 23.5 degrees north; the Sun is directly overhead h…
Located at 23.5 degrees south; the Sun is directly overhead h…
Located at 66.5 degrees south; the Sun is no longer visible a…
Located at 66.5 degrees north; the Sun is no longer visible a…
Tropic of Cancer
Located at 23.5 degrees north; the Sun is directly overhead h…
Tropic of Capricorn
Located at 23.5 degrees south; the Sun is directly overhead h…
172 terms
Earth & Space Science
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn
Antarctic Circle
Arctic Circle
Located at 23.5 degrees north; the Sun is directly overhead h…
Located at 23.5 degrees south; the Sun is directly overhead h…
Located at 66.5 degrees south; the Sun is no longer visible a…
Located at 66.5 degrees north; the Sun is no longer visible a…
Tropic of Cancer
Located at 23.5 degrees north; the Sun is directly overhead h…
Tropic of Capricorn
Located at 23.5 degrees south; the Sun is directly overhead h…
42 terms
Earth & Space Science
What are the layers of the Earth?
What makes up the crust?
What is the thickest layer of the Earth?
What process happens in the mantle?
crust, mantle, outer core, and inner core
oceanic and continental plates
mantle
convection
What are the layers of the Earth?
crust, mantle, outer core, and inner core
What makes up the crust?
oceanic and continental plates
22 terms
Science - Earth and Space
Solar System
Planet
Dwarf Planet
Asteroids
a star and all the satellites that revolve around it such as…
a body in space that orbits the sun
a small body that orbits the sun; smaller than a planet
a piece of rock orbiting the sun; there are large groups of t…
Solar System
a star and all the satellites that revolve around it such as…
Planet
a body in space that orbits the sun
35 terms
Earth-Space Science: Astronomy
moon
albedo
maria
ejecta
Satellite orbiting around a heavenly body
The amount of sunlight that a surface reflects
Dark, smooth plains on the moon's surface
Material blasted out as a result of impact that fell back to…
moon
Satellite orbiting around a heavenly body
albedo
The amount of sunlight that a surface reflects
10 terms
Earth and Space Science
Hydrolysis
mechanical weathering
Carbonation
Oxidation
the formation of new substances when water reacts of chemical…
the physical process by which environmental agents disintegra…
the conversion of a compound into a carbonate, which promotes…
the process by which a metallic element combines with oxygen
Hydrolysis
the formation of new substances when water reacts of chemical…
mechanical weathering
the physical process by which environmental agents disintegra…
22 terms
Exploring Science 9J - Gravity and Space
Define gravity
Which produce more gravity - smaller m…
Define mass
Define weight
The force that pulls objects towards each other
Bigger masses e.g. The Earth and the Moon
The amount of matter in an object
A measure of the force of gravity on an object
Define gravity
The force that pulls objects towards each other
Which produce more gravity - smaller m…
Bigger masses e.g. The Earth and the Moon
29 terms
Earth & Space Science
Axis
Revolution
Rotation
Orbit
An imaginary line that runs through the center of the Earth f…
When an object moves or orbits around another object. Causes…
When an object (Earth) spins on its axis. Causes day & night.
The path an object takes when its revolving around another ob…
Axis
An imaginary line that runs through the center of the Earth f…
Revolution
When an object moves or orbits around another object. Causes…
Earth-Space Science: Astronomy
moon
albedo
maria
ejecta
Satellite orbiting around a heavenly body
The amount of sunlight that a surface reflects
Dark, smooth plains on the moon's surface
Material blasted out as a result of impact that fell back to…
moon
Satellite orbiting around a heavenly body
albedo
The amount of sunlight that a surface reflects
43 terms
Earth & Space Science Terms
air mass
black hole
continental shelf
continental slope
a large body of air with certain temperature and moisture
an infinite warp in space with gravity strong enough to trap…
the nearly flat area of the ocean bottom where the ocean meet…
the sloping area that extends from the edge of the continenta…
air mass
a large body of air with certain temperature and moisture
black hole
an infinite warp in space with gravity strong enough to trap…
10 terms
Earth and Space Science
planet
solar system
space
Sun
a large object that revolves around the Sun or another star.
the Sun and the group of objects that revolves around it.
the area past Earth's atmosphere
the star at the center of our solar system
planet
a large object that revolves around the Sun or another star.
solar system
the Sun and the group of objects that revolves around it.
7 terms
Earth and Space Science
celestial body
gravity
lunar eclipse
phases of the moon
a natural object located outside of the Earth's atmosphere, s…
a force that exists between two objects that have mass
when Earth is between the sun and the moon, casting a shadow…
the apparent shape of the lighted part of the moon viewed fro…
celestial body
a natural object located outside of the Earth's atmosphere, s…
gravity
a force that exists between two objects that have mass
14 terms
Earth and space science
revolution
rotation
equinox
solstice
revolution
rotation
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