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Earth Science: Earth's Layers Study Guide
Crust
Mantle
Outer core
Inner Core
Top layer of the Earth
The part of Earth located below the Crust
The first layer of the core
Layer below the Outer core
Crust
Top layer of the Earth
Mantle
The part of Earth located below the Crust
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Peyton's science Study Guide #1 Earth's water
How much of earths surface is water?
What is the percentage of all water th…
Percent of all water is freshwater?
Salt water covers ____ amount of all w…
Three fourths (3/4)
2%
1%
97%
How much of earths surface is water?
Three fourths (3/4)
What is the percentage of all water th…
2%
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Ryan's earth science EOC study guide
Big Bang theory
Blue shift
Doppler effect
Electromagnetic force
A theory to explain the origin of the universe.
Shift toward shorter wave lengths.
The apparent change of wave length occurring when an object i…
The fundamental force associated with electric and magnetic f…
Big Bang theory
A theory to explain the origin of the universe.
Blue shift
Shift toward shorter wave lengths.
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Earth Science Study Guide
Geosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere, Bi…
Water bottle sweats, when it rains, wa…
Can I identify Earth's 4 systems?
Can I come up with examples of Earth's water cycle
Geosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere, Bi…
Can I identify Earth's 4 systems?
Water bottle sweats, when it rains, wa…
Can I come up with examples of Earth's water cycle
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Earth Science Study Guide
heliocentric
geocentric
Kepler & celestial objects
ellipse
sun centered
earth centered
objects orbit in elipses
a path that resembles an oval, has 2 foci
heliocentric
sun centered
geocentric
earth centered
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earth science study guide
what are evidence of earth's spherical…
if the north star progressively gets h…
what is earth's shape caused by
what shape is the earth
earth's shadow on moon during eclipse, north star position at…
north
rotation
slightly flat at poles and bulging at equator
what are evidence of earth's spherical…
earth's shadow on moon during eclipse, north star position at…
if the north star progressively gets h…
north
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Earth's Structure Study Guide (Science)
What are the 4 layers of Earth?
Which layer(s) of the Earth are molten…
Which layer(s) of the Earth are solid?…
Why is the crust layer considered crac…
Crust, Mantle, Outer Core, and Core
The Mantle and the Outer Core are molten because heat from th…
The Crust and Core are solid because the Crust doesn't have e…
It isn't one piece but many tectonic plates
What are the 4 layers of Earth?
Crust, Mantle, Outer Core, and Core
Which layer(s) of the Earth are molten…
The Mantle and the Outer Core are molten because heat from th…
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Earth Science Chapter 4: Earth's Resources
Renewable resource
Nonrenewable resource
Fossil fuel
Ore
a resource that is virtually inexhaustible or that can be rep…
resource that takes millions of years to form
general term for any hydrocarbon that may be used as a fuel,…
a material from which a useful mineral or minerals can be min…
Renewable resource
a resource that is virtually inexhaustible or that can be rep…
Nonrenewable resource
resource that takes millions of years to form
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Earth Science Sculpting Earth's Surface
Weathering
Mechanical Weathering
Chemical Weathering
Frost wedging
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
The type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
The process in which rock is broken down by changes in its ch…
The mechanical breakup of rock caused by the expansion of fre…
Weathering
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
Mechanical Weathering
The type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
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Science: Earth's Spheres
sphere
atmo
bio
geo
an entity's physical or non-physical manifestation is spheric…
a combining form meaning "air," used as a prefix in the forma…
a combining form meaning "life", used as a prefix in the form…
a combining form meaning "Earth", used as a prefix in the for…
sphere
an entity's physical or non-physical manifestation is spheric…
atmo
a combining form meaning "air," used as a prefix in the forma…
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Earth Science Study Guide
Geologist
What are the two main types of evidenc…
Direct evidence... (from rock samples)
Indirect evidence ... (from seismic waves)
A scientist who studies Earth's interior.
Direct evidence and Indirect evidence
Rocks drilled from deep inside Earth are used by geologists t…
Seismic waves produced by earthquakes allow geologists to mea…
Geologist
A scientist who studies Earth's interior.
What are the two main types of evidenc…
Direct evidence and Indirect evidence
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Science: Earth's Spheres
sphere
atmo
bio
geo
an entity's physical or non-physical manifestation is spheric…
meaning "air," used as a prefix in the formation of compound…
meaning "life", used as a prefix in the formation of compound…
meaning "Earth", used as a prefix in the formation of compoun…
sphere
an entity's physical or non-physical manifestation is spheric…
atmo
meaning "air," used as a prefix in the formation of compound…
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Earth Science Chapter 15 Earth's Oceans
Oceanography
SONAR
Submersibles
Salinity
The exploration and scientific study of the ocean and its phe…
An acronym for sound navigation and ranging. It is also refer…
Small underwater craft
The total amount of solid material dissolved in water
Oceanography
The exploration and scientific study of the ocean and its phe…
SONAR
An acronym for sound navigation and ranging. It is also refer…
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Earth Science Study Guide :)
Spectroscope
Wavelength
Red Shift
Blue Shift
An apparatus for producing and recording spectra for examinat…
The distance between crests of a wave
Moves away from earth, on the left side of the spectrum (long…
Moving to earth, right side of the spectrum (shorter waveleng…
Spectroscope
An apparatus for producing and recording spectra for examinat…
Wavelength
The distance between crests of a wave
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Science Earth's Water Test Study Guide
Currents
Surface Currents
Coriolis Affect
Gulf Stream
large stream of moving water that flows through water
currents that run from the surface down to depths of 100 mete…
wind directions flow in a circular pattern, right in the nort…
largest and most powerful surface current in the northern hem…
Currents
large stream of moving water that flows through water
Surface Currents
currents that run from the surface down to depths of 100 mete…
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Science Study Guide- Earth's Interior
Recognize a diagram of Pangaea
Know the basic layers of the earth
Compare and Contrast the 2 types of cr…
Know the theory that Alfred Wagner use…
Crust, mantle, outer core, inner core
OC- made of basalt... CC- made of granite... Both- made of igneous…
The theory of continental drift
Recognize a diagram of Pangaea
Know the basic layers of the earth
Crust, mantle, outer core, inner core
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The Study of Earth's Science
Earth Science
System
Energy
Forces
body of knowledge about Earth and its place in the universe
group of parts that work together as a whole
the ability to do work OR cause change
have changed Earth's surface throughout history
Earth Science
body of knowledge about Earth and its place in the universe
System
group of parts that work together as a whole
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Earth's 4 systems- Science Study Guide
layer of gases surrounding Earth
water found on Earth
Earth's entire solid body
all living organisms on Earth
atmosphere
hydrosphere
geosphere
biosphere
layer of gases surrounding Earth
atmosphere
water found on Earth
hydrosphere
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Earth Science Final Exam Study Guide
Air Pressure
Warm Front
Cold Front
Jet Stream
The measure of how much air is pressing on the earth.
Warm fronts generally move from the west to the east and the…
A cold front is defined as the transition zone where a cold a…
Jet streams are fast flowing, narrow air currents found in th…
Air Pressure
The measure of how much air is pressing on the earth.
Warm Front
Warm fronts generally move from the west to the east and the…
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Earth Science Study Guide
Lithosphere
Hydrosphere
Atmosphere
Troposphere
The outer shell of the Earth consisting of the crust and uppe…
water in the earth system-gaseous (water vapor), solid (snow…
The gaseous envelope of air surrounding Earth, made up of a m…
The lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere characterized by decre…
Lithosphere
The outer shell of the Earth consisting of the crust and uppe…
Hydrosphere
water in the earth system-gaseous (water vapor), solid (snow…
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Earth Science Final Study Guide S1
Compare the areas of study within Eart…
Astronomy
Meteorology
Geology
~ Astronomy is the study of objects beyond Earth's atmosphere…
the study of objects beyond Earth's atmosphere
the study of the forces and processes that cause the atmosphe…
the study of the materials that make up the earth, the proces…
Compare the areas of study within Eart…
~ Astronomy is the study of objects beyond Earth's atmosphere…
Astronomy
the study of objects beyond Earth's atmosphere
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Earth's Systems Science Study Guide
How does increase in altitude affect a…
What role do radiation, conduction, an…
How do the processes of runoff, precip…
Maritime Tropical
Increase in altitude creates more air pressure at sea level a…
They both involve two man forces: heat, pulling water or air…
The air from the ocean evaporates, or turns into gas because…
Form over the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. In the w…
How does increase in altitude affect a…
Increase in altitude creates more air pressure at sea level a…
What role do radiation, conduction, an…
They both involve two man forces: heat, pulling water or air…
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Science study guide -Clues to earth's past
petrified fossils
preserved remains
Carbon Flim
mold
In geology, petrifaction or petrification is the process by w…
The definition of a fossil is the preserved remains of a preh…
A carbonaceous film or carbon film is an organism outline of…
a hollow container used to give shape to molten or hot liquid…
petrified fossils
In geology, petrifaction or petrification is the process by w…
preserved remains
The definition of a fossil is the preserved remains of a preh…
Earth Science-Earth's motion
AZIMUTH
SUN'S VERTICAL RAY
EQUATOR
NORTH POLE
the angular measurement around the earth's surface; starting…
occurs when the sun is directly overhead (at the zenith); NEV…
0 degrees latitude
90 degrees North
AZIMUTH
the angular measurement around the earth's surface; starting…
SUN'S VERTICAL RAY
occurs when the sun is directly overhead (at the zenith); NEV…
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Earth Science Study Guide
Equator
Minerals
Luster
Streak
Imaginary line that circles Earth halfway between the North a…
Naturally occurring inorganic solid with a distinct chemical…
Property of a mineral that describes quality or appearance of…
Property of mineral that describes its color in powdered form
Equator
Imaginary line that circles Earth halfway between the North a…
Minerals
Naturally occurring inorganic solid with a distinct chemical…
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Luke's Earth Science SOL study guide
The initial volume of a graduated cyli…
How do you solve for volume of a cube…
D=m/v is the formula for density. If t…
Convection is the transfer of energy b…
25 ml is the volume of the odd-shaped object... 65 ml- 40 ml=25 ml
length x width x height = volume... 2.2 x 2.2 x 2.2=10.648
50/20=2.5????
Temperature, warmer, cooler
The initial volume of a graduated cyli…
25 ml is the volume of the odd-shaped object... 65 ml- 40 ml=25 ml
How do you solve for volume of a cube…
length x width x height = volume... 2.2 x 2.2 x 2.2=10.648
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Earth Science Set 8 (Earth's History)
relative dating
superposition
unconformity
geologic column
Any method of determining whether an event or object is older…
A principle that states that younger rocks lie above older ro…
A break in the geologic record created when rock layers are e…
An ordered arrangement of rock layers that is based on the re…
relative dating
Any method of determining whether an event or object is older…
superposition
A principle that states that younger rocks lie above older ro…
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Earth Science Study Guide
crust
mantle
inner core
outer core
The outer layer of the Earth's surface
The middle layer of the Earth's surface.
Solid center of Earth
Layer of the Earth between the mantle and the inner core.
crust
The outer layer of the Earth's surface
mantle
The middle layer of the Earth's surface.
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Earth's Spheres Study Guide, 6th grade Science
hydrosphere
lithosphere
atmosphere
interaction
All water on Earth; no matter where it is located (H2O, water)
The solid part of the Earth; it is made up of the crust and t…
The thin layer of gases that surround our planet.
An action that occurs between two or more objects can causes…
hydrosphere
All water on Earth; no matter where it is located (H2O, water)
lithosphere
The solid part of the Earth; it is made up of the crust and t…
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Earth Science Study Guide
Layers of the earth and compostiion
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
Magma
Core-pure steel... Outer core-liquid... Mantle-silly putty... Crust-mt…
Rigid layer of crust and upper mantle ... Broken up into seperat…
Putty-like where tectonic plates move
Rises and is less dense than solid rock around it... Hot fluid b…
Layers of the earth and compostiion
Core-pure steel... Outer core-liquid... Mantle-silly putty... Crust-mt…
Lithosphere
Rigid layer of crust and upper mantle ... Broken up into seperat…
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Final exam earth science study guide
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Lithosphere
Hydrosphere
Layer of gases surrounding planets or other materials
Layer that includes all living things on Earth
Layer that includes all rock, soil, and solid earth that is f…
Layer that includes all water found on Earth
Atmosphere
Layer of gases surrounding planets or other materials
Biosphere
Layer that includes all living things on Earth
Earth Science Study Guide
Two main ways scientists learn about E…
What happens to the temperature from E…
What rock is the continental crust mai…
What rock is the oceanic crust mainly…
...
...
...
...
Two main ways scientists learn about E…
...
What happens to the temperature from E…
...
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Earth Science Study Guide S1
Big Bang Theory
Creationism
Continental Drift Theory
Convection Currents
The theory that the earth was made in 1 second and is still p…
God created the world in 7 days
States that the continents were all 1 continent ( Pangea) and…
States that fluids are constantly moving in the mantle causin…
Big Bang Theory
The theory that the earth was made in 1 second and is still p…
Creationism
God created the world in 7 days
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Earth Science Chapter 4 Study Guide Quiz
Pressure
Plasma
Solar Flare
Milky Way
Total amount of force exerted over a standard area, such as s…
Superheated matter that is neither solid, liquid , or gas
Extremely violent eruption on the surface of the sun.
Galaxy that contains our solar system
Pressure
Total amount of force exerted over a standard area, such as s…
Plasma
Superheated matter that is neither solid, liquid , or gas
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Earth Science - The Earth's Interior
epicenter
seismic waves
uplifted
displaced,
Point on Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earth…
A vibration that travels through Earth carrying the energy re…
land has been raised to a new position
Forced out of a place ( erosion displaces soil)
epicenter
Point on Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earth…
seismic waves
A vibration that travels through Earth carrying the energy re…
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Earth Science Study Guide
Lithosphere
Hydrosphere
Atmosphere
Troposphere
The outer shell of the Earth consisting of the crust and uppe…
water in the earth system-gaseous (water vapor), solid (snow…
The gaseous envelope of air surrounding Earth, made up of a m…
The lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere characterized by decre…
Lithosphere
The outer shell of the Earth consisting of the crust and uppe…
Hydrosphere
water in the earth system-gaseous (water vapor), solid (snow…
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Earth Science Chapter 4 Test Study Guide
Pressure:
Prominence:
Granule:
Solar flare:
Total amount of force exerted over a standard area, such as a…
Streams of material that rise and descend from the sun's coro…
Bumps on the sun's photosphere.
Extremely violent eruption on the surface of the sun. They ar…
Pressure:
Total amount of force exerted over a standard area, such as a…
Prominence:
Streams of material that rise and descend from the sun's coro…
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science Earth's Changing Surface study guide
weathering
erosion
wear down the material on Earth's crust
mechanical weathering
process that breaks down rock and other substances of Earth's…
removal of soil, rock particles, or dissolved material by win…
Together, weathering and erosion work together to do what?
rock is physically broken down into smaller pieces
weathering
process that breaks down rock and other substances of Earth's…
erosion
removal of soil, rock particles, or dissolved material by win…
Earth Science Exam Study Guide
emphysema
withdrawal
pain
circulation
lung disease caused by smoking
physical and psychological symptoms
sad, no energy
rate of blood flow in through the body
emphysema
lung disease caused by smoking
withdrawal
physical and psychological symptoms
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Earth Science Study Guide
Meteorology
Geology
Astronomy
Oceanography
weather and climate
Earth processes
Universe
Oceans
Meteorology
weather and climate
Geology
Earth processes
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Earth Science study guide
Umbra
Penumbra
Axis
Orbit
the fully shaded inner shadow of the moon
partial shadow of the moon
An imaginary line which the Earth rotates on
The path of an object around another object
Umbra
the fully shaded inner shadow of the moon
Penumbra
partial shadow of the moon
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Earth Science Study Guide
Umbra
Penumbra
Axis
Orbit
The fully shaded inner shadow of the moon
Partial shadow of the moon
The imaginary line which the Earth rotates on
The path of an object around another object
Umbra
The fully shaded inner shadow of the moon
Penumbra
Partial shadow of the moon
Earth Science Study Guide
The principle of uniformitarianism
The Doctrine of castastrophism
Paleontology
Geologic Laws and Principles
-The state that processes occurring today have been occurring…
Made a real contribution to geology and the evolutionary theory
The studies of fossils
we assume that the oldest rocks are at the bottom and each la…
The principle of uniformitarianism
-The state that processes occurring today have been occurring…
The Doctrine of castastrophism
Made a real contribution to geology and the evolutionary theory
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Earth Science Regents Study Guide
Density
Density
Density
Density
The same substance always has the same________, no matter wha…
As pressure increases, __________ increases
As temperature increases, density decreases
Water expands when it freezes.
Density
The same substance always has the same________, no matter wha…
Density
As pressure increases, __________ increases
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Earth Science Study guide
Salinity
Seawater
Brackish
Abyssal Plain
A measure of the mass of dissolved solids in a mass of water
Water from a sea or ocean that has an average salinity of 35…
Water, or brack water, is freshwater mixed with seawater
Large, flat areas of the seafloor that extend across the deep…
Salinity
A measure of the mass of dissolved solids in a mass of water
Seawater
Water from a sea or ocean that has an average salinity of 35…
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Earth Science 4.1 Earth's Interior
Seismic Waves
Pressure
Crust
Mantle
Waves produced by earthquakes
Force pressing on a certain area
The layer of rock that forms earth's outer skin
A layer of hot rock beneath the crust
Seismic Waves
Waves produced by earthquakes
Pressure
Force pressing on a certain area
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Audrey's Earth Science Study Guide
Jet Stream
Climate
Weather
Water Cycle
A high-speed, meandering wind current moving from a Westerly…
Weather over an extended period of time.
Atmospheric conditions at a given time or place.
An ongoing process in nature that recycles fresh water. Evapo…
Jet Stream
A high-speed, meandering wind current moving from a Westerly…
Climate
Weather over an extended period of time.
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Jack's Earth Science Study Guide
Difference between the epicenter and f…
P-waves
S-waves
How to find the epicenter of an earthq…
-At the focus, the rocks shift and the existing fault line in…
P-waves, also known as primary waves or pressure waves, trave…
S-waves, also known as secondary waves, shear waves or shakin…
In order to locate the epicenter of an earthquake you will ne…
Difference between the epicenter and f…
-At the focus, the rocks shift and the existing fault line in…
P-waves
P-waves, also known as primary waves or pressure waves, trave…
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Science Earth's Interior Study Guide
What are two terms that are used for p…
What are two terms that are used for p…
What are two terms that are used for p…
What type of geological process occurs…
transform and conservative
divergent and constructive
convergent and destructive
earthquakes
What are two terms that are used for p…
transform and conservative
What are two terms that are used for p…
divergent and constructive
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Earth Science Study Guide
Crust
Mantle (lithosphere, asthenosphere)
Outer Core
Inner Core
Thin layer of rock
liquid, metal, magma
molten metal
Iron and Nickel
Crust
Thin layer of rock
Mantle (lithosphere, asthenosphere)
liquid, metal, magma
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