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26 termscreated on January 18, 2017
Geoscience
Co2
Cellular reaperation
Hydrosphere
Surface and deep ocean
Carbon is in the atmosphere in the form of
When xo2 is recycled and put back into the air it's called
Contains the greatest amount of actively cycled carbon
Two layers of carbon exchange
Co2
Carbon is in the atmosphere in the form of
Cellular reaperation
When xo2 is recycled and put back into the air it's called
75 termscreated on January 17, 2017
Geoscience Semester Exam
How hot is the suns core?
How hot is the suns photosphere?
T/F The suns photosphere has sun spots?
Name the suns 6 layers
15,000,000 degrees
6,000 degrees
True
The core, radioactive zone, convective zone, photosphere, chr…
How hot is the suns core?
15,000,000 degrees
How hot is the suns photosphere?
6,000 degrees
17 termscreated on January 17, 2017
geoscience midterm study guide
well known transform fault
hotspot
mid-oceanic ridge
rift valley
San Andres
a concentration of heat in the mantle capable of producing ma…
a continuous elevated zone on the floor of all major ocean ba…
deep faulted structure found along the axes of divergent plat…
well known transform fault
San Andres
hotspot
a concentration of heat in the mantle capable of producing ma…
54 termscreated on January 17, 2017
Science Earth Systems
rock cycle
How has the Earth's surface changed at…
Continental Drift
Theory of Plate Tectonics
...
*slow plate motions or the uplift of large mountain ranges (l…
Alfred Wegener's hypothesis suggests that many, many years ag…
the central theory of geology that describes Earth's crust as…
rock cycle
...
How has the Earth's surface changed at…
*slow plate motions or the uplift of large mountain ranges (l…
71 termscreated on January 17, 2017
Geoscience 1st semester exam review
Hypothesis
Independent variable
Dependant variable
Control
Educated guess of the result
Variable that you change in an experiment
Variable being measured in an experiment
Standard to which the results will be compared
Hypothesis
Educated guess of the result
Independent variable
Variable that you change in an experiment
27 termscreated on January 17, 2017
Geoscience Reading Quiz 1 Prep
Why do people tend to live in hazardou…
What are easily forgotten?
What are inevitable?
What is a key difference between prosp…
Cultural, economic, or frivolous reasons.
Past disasters.
Future disasters.
Forces that drive behavior are different.
Why do people tend to live in hazardou…
Cultural, economic, or frivolous reasons.
What are easily forgotten?
Past disasters.
49 termscreated on January 17, 2017
Geoscience Midterm Pt. 1
What are the three subatomic particles…
Which are found inside and outside the…
What is a star?
What elements are stars mostly made of?
Protons - positive... Neutrons - no charge... Electrons - negative
Inside - Protons & Neutrons... Outside - Electrons
A star is a fixed luminous point in the night sky that is lar…
Hydrogen and Helium
What are the three subatomic particles…
Protons - positive... Neutrons - no charge... Electrons - negative
Which are found inside and outside the…
Inside - Protons & Neutrons... Outside - Electrons
111 termscreated on January 17, 2017
Geoscience midterm
What are the three subatomic particles…
Which are found inside and outside the…
What is a star?
What elements are stars mostly made of?
Protons: positive, neutrons: no charge, electrons: negative
Protons and neutrons inside, electrons outside
A fixed point in the night sky that is a large, remote body l…
Hydrogen and helium
What are the three subatomic particles…
Protons: positive, neutrons: no charge, electrons: negative
Which are found inside and outside the…
Protons and neutrons inside, electrons outside
9 termscreated on January 17, 2017
Geoscience semester 1
Obsidian
Granite
Basalt
Pumice
Glassy texture
Large grained and high in quartz
Fine grained low in quartz
Vesicular texture
Obsidian
Glassy texture
Granite
Large grained and high in quartz
10 termscreated on January 16, 2017
Geoscience
Alfred Wegener
Harry Hess
Three types of plate boundaries
Convergent Boundary Type
Developed the theory of Continental Drift which stated that a…
Developed the theory of Seafloor Spreading which showed how t…
Divergent boundary, Convergent boundary, and Transform Fault…
Collision zone
Alfred Wegener
Developed the theory of Continental Drift which stated that a…
Harry Hess
Developed the theory of Seafloor Spreading which showed how t…
43 termscreated on January 16, 2017
Geoscience Final Semester 1
Difference between nuclear fusion and…
Where in the solar system does nuclear…
Where in the solar system does nuclear…
What is the main source of energy on e…
Fusion is where two nuclei combine, Fission is where one nucl…
The sun and the stars
The sun and the stars
The sun
Difference between nuclear fusion and…
Fusion is where two nuclei combine, Fission is where one nucl…
Where in the solar system does nuclear…
The sun and the stars
17 termscreated on January 16, 2017
Geoscience Plate Tectonics
Continental Drift Theory
Sea Floor Spreading
Steps of sea floor spreading
Evidence of Continental Drift
-Alfred Wegener... -Continents fit together like a puzzle... -Super…
-Henry Hess... -Illustrated how the plates are able to move... -
•Step 1: Core heats rock in the mantle and it rises to crust…
•Landforms... -Continents appeared to fit like a puzzle... -Coal be…
Continental Drift Theory
-Alfred Wegener... -Continents fit together like a puzzle... -Super…
Sea Floor Spreading
-Henry Hess... -Illustrated how the plates are able to move... -
27 termscreated on January 16, 2017
Geoscience Midterm review
A drop of flat used outside an opening…
What is the most common state of matte…
Atomic number
Atomic Mass
Atom
Plasma
the number of protons
the number of protons plus neutrons
A drop of flat used outside an opening…
Atom
What is the most common state of matte…
Plasma
39 termscreated on January 16, 2017
Geoscience Midterm Vocabulary & Terms
What is a star?
What is a white dwarf?
What is a supernova?
What is nuclear fusion?
a fixed luminous point in the night sky that is a large, remo…
a very dense star composed of electron-degener matter.
a star that suddenly increases in brightness due to a massive…
a nuclear reaction in which atomic nuclei of low number fuse…
What is a star?
a fixed luminous point in the night sky that is a large, remo…
What is a white dwarf?
a very dense star composed of electron-degener matter.
6 termscreated on January 16, 2017
Rocks
Erosion
Igneous rock
sedementation
deformation
Being eroded by wind, water, or other natural elements
Extrusive ________ rocks are made from magma slowly cooling
process of weathering to create sediment, moving sediment, an…
changing shape or distorting
Erosion
Being eroded by wind, water, or other natural elements
Igneous rock
Extrusive ________ rocks are made from magma slowly cooling
10 termscreated on January 16, 2017
Unit 4
What is a fault and where do they occur?
What is an earthquake and how are they…
What is a tsunami and how are they cau…
Classify the stress acting on a fault…
A fault is a crack or split in the earth's crust. They occur…
An earthquake is a sudden and violent shaking of the ground,…
A tsunami is a series of large waves generated by an abrupt m…
Strike-slip fault, shear stress
What is a fault and where do they occur?
A fault is a crack or split in the earth's crust. They occur…
What is an earthquake and how are they…
An earthquake is a sudden and violent shaking of the ground,…
96 termscreated on January 16, 2017
Geoscience S1
Rocks and the Rock Cycle Quiz-
Rocks that come out of volcanoes form…
You can group igneous rocks by the siz…
Metamorphic rock transforms to igneous…
...
Igneous.
extrusive (cooling fast).
melting and cooling.
Rocks and the Rock Cycle Quiz-
...
Rocks that come out of volcanoes form…
Igneous.
208 termscreated on January 16, 2017
Geoscience
geosphere
hydrosphere
atmosphere
biosphere
the solid earth, consisting of the entire planet from the cen…
all of earth's water, which circulates among oceans, continen…
the gaseous layer above the earth's surface, mostly nitrogen…
the zone of earth comprising all forms of life in the sea, on…
geosphere
the solid earth, consisting of the entire planet from the cen…
hydrosphere
all of earth's water, which circulates among oceans, continen…
31 termscreated on January 15, 2017
EOSC 118: Lesson 5 - Key Geoscience Concepts
Define "Earth System Science"
In what layer of the earth do diamonds…
Why should the earth be described as a…
What steps does a scientific investiga…
Earth System Science views the Earth as a working system, eac…
Diamonds form in the Upper Mantle where high pressures and te…
The systems that power things are powered by other systems
1) Compile observation... 2) Form a hypothesis... 3) Test the hyp…
Define "Earth System Science"
Earth System Science views the Earth as a working system, eac…
In what layer of the earth do diamonds…
Diamonds form in the Upper Mantle where high pressures and te…
16 termscreated on January 15, 2017
brown packet page 3,4 vocab (rocks)
rock
rock cycle
igneous rocks
sedimentary rocks
naturally formed solid made of minerals
how rocks form and are recycled to metamorphic, igneous,and s…
formed from cooling and crystallizing of magma
rock that was formed through deposition and solidification ma…
rock
naturally formed solid made of minerals
rock cycle
how rocks form and are recycled to metamorphic, igneous,and s…
18 terms
created on January 15, 2017
Geoscience Chapter 9 surface water
Run off
Water cycle
Watershed
Divide
Water that flows over the ground surface rather than soaking…
The continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
An ecosystem where all water runoff drains into a single body…
...
Run off
Water that flows over the ground surface rather than soaking…
Water cycle
The continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
67 termscreated on January 14, 2017
Geoscience (essay)
"we are all made of star stuff" - Carl…
what is equilibrium and how does it ap…
how do humans owe their lives to the d…
what are the two types of supernova? h…
stars make everything such as elements and people are made of…
-studying the same throughout, nothing changes, forces balanc…
stars gave us all of our elements
the types are Type 1 (white dwarf) and type 2 (massive star);…
"we are all made of star stuff" - Carl…
stars make everything such as elements and people are made of…
what is equilibrium and how does it ap…
-studying the same throughout, nothing changes, forces balanc…
30 termscreated on January 14, 2017
Geoscience honors Semester 1
Last stage of suns life cycle will be…
Most light emitted from the sun comes…
Put the following star colors in order…
4 types of galaxies. Which on is the m…
White dwarf
Photosphere
Blue, yellow, red
*Spiral... *Barred spiral (Milky Way)... *irregular ... *elliptical (f…
Last stage of suns life cycle will be…
White dwarf
Most light emitted from the sun comes…
Photosphere
41 termscreated on January 14, 2017
Geoscience Final Exam
An inorganic crystalline diamond is fo…
Glass is formed from melted sand (made…
What is the difference between a rock…
Which of the following is an example o…
It is not naturally occuring
It does not have a definite crystal structure
A rock is made of many different minerals
Ice
An inorganic crystalline diamond is fo…
It is not naturally occuring
Glass is formed from melted sand (made…
It does not have a definite crystal structure
76 termscreated on January 14, 2017
Geoscience Midterm
hypothesis
independent variable
constant
dependent variable
an educated guess of the result
variable that changes in an experiment
variable that does not change in an experiment
variable being measured in an experiment
hypothesis
an educated guess of the result
independent variable
variable that changes in an experiment
77 termscreated on January 13, 2017
Geoscience Unit 1
Experimental method
Observational method
Occams Razor
Theory
1) Question (prediction): frames a specific question... 2) Hypot…
1) Frame a question... 2) Formulate multiple working hypothesis…
Hypothesis with the simplest most supported explanation is ch…
Hypothesis that has survived challenges and has high confidence
Experimental method
1) Question (prediction): frames a specific question... 2) Hypot…
Observational method
1) Frame a question... 2) Formulate multiple working hypothesis…
33 termscreated on January 13, 2017
Geoscience Final Exam SG
What is an isotope?
What is radiation? What are the types?
Why do isotopes radioactively decay?
How do you solve half life problems?
each of two or more forms of the same element that contain eq…
The emission of energy as electromagnetic waves or as moving…
Too many neutrons , nucleus is too big
# of half life's~ always starts at 0... Parent Radioactive~ Alwa…
What is an isotope?
each of two or more forms of the same element that contain eq…
What is radiation? What are the types?
The emission of energy as electromagnetic waves or as moving…
29 termscreated on January 13, 2017
Geoscience final
Understand the difference between nucl…
What is the main source of energy on E…
What is E=MC^2 and what does it have t…
What is the principle of the conservat…
Fission is the splitting of a heavy, unstable nucleus into tw…
the sun
(E)—divided by the speed of light squared (c 2) As the two he…
In physics, the law of conservation of energy states that the…
Understand the difference between nucl…
Fission is the splitting of a heavy, unstable nucleus into tw…
What is the main source of energy on E…
the sun
5 termscreated on January 12, 2017
Unit 2
What is a supernova and why are they i…
What is the Earth's magnetic field and…
How do compositional layers of earth d…
What heats earth's core?
-A supernova is a star that suddenly increases greatly in bri…
-The Earth's magnetic field is believed to be generated by el…
Compositional: crust, mantle, outer core, inner core... Mechanic…
There are three main sources of heat in the deep earth: (1) h…
What is a supernova and why are they i…
-A supernova is a star that suddenly increases greatly in bri…
What is the Earth's magnetic field and…
-The Earth's magnetic field is believed to be generated by el…
10 termscreated on January 12, 2017
Unit 1
nuclear fission
nuclear fusion
What is the main source of energy on e…
What is E=MC^2? What does it have to d…
a nuclear reaction in which a heavy nucleus splits spontaneou…
a nuclear reaction in which atomic nuclei of low atomic numbe…
the sun
E means the amount of energy released or produced.(in joules.…
nuclear fission
a nuclear reaction in which a heavy nucleus splits spontaneou…
nuclear fusion
a nuclear reaction in which atomic nuclei of low atomic numbe…
54 termscreated on January 12, 2017
Geoscience test
Activitys of microorganisms
Are part of one continuous deposit
Relative age
Unconformities
All of the following conditions help preserve organisms as fo…
If the same types of fossils are found in two separate Rock l…
Determining the order of events and the relative age of rocks…
Gaps in rock layers are called_
Activitys of microorganisms
All of the following conditions help preserve organisms as fo…
Are part of one continuous deposit
If the same types of fossils are found in two separate Rock l…
16 termscreated on January 12, 2017
Rock Cycle Vocabulary
Rock
Rock Cycle
Igneous Rock (Magmatic Rock)
Sedimentary rock
Naturally formed sold made of minerals. Minerals are in a cry…
How Rocks form and are recycled to metamorphic, igneous, and…
Rock formed from the cooling and crystallization of magma or…
Rock formed by sediment that has been "glued" together after…
Rock
Naturally formed sold made of minerals. Minerals are in a cry…
Rock Cycle
How Rocks form and are recycled to metamorphic, igneous, and…
34 termscreated on January 12, 2017
Geoscience Midterm Exam Review
X-axis
Y-axis
Independent variable
Dependent variable
Horizontal axis
Vertical axis
Values chosen by the expirementer
Determined by independent variable
X-axis
Horizontal axis
Y-axis
Vertical axis
14 termscreated on January 12, 2017
Geoscience
The four sciences that make up geoscie…
Geology
Oceanography
Meteorology
Geology, Oceanography, Meteorology, and astronomy
The study of Earth and external
The study of oceans and water systems
The study of atmosphere, weather, and climate
The four sciences that make up geoscie…
Geology, Oceanography, Meteorology, and astronomy
Geology
The study of Earth and external
27 termscreated on January 12, 2017
Engineering Geoscience 1
Stress units
As a stress is applied to a material i…
Define tension
Define compression
Force per unit area
strain
normal stresses that expand volume
normal stresses that contract volume
Stress units
Force per unit area
As a stress is applied to a material i…
strain
14 termscreated on January 12, 2017
Latin vocabulary words
Phil
philosopher
philanthropist
bibliophile
to love
a person engaged or learned in philosophy
a person who seeks to promote the welfare of others
a person who collects or has a great love of books
Phil
to love
philosopher
a person engaged or learned in philosophy
9 termscreated on January 11, 2017
geoscience
nuclear fusion occurs when?
when two atoms collide their mass is ?
in the equation E=MC^2 what does C sta…
in order for nuclear fusion to occur w…
atoms collide and become one even though protons have a posit…
...
The speed of light
The molecules need to be excited by a significant amount of t…
nuclear fusion occurs when?
atoms collide and become one even though protons have a posit…
when two atoms collide their mass is ?
...
5 termscreated on January 11, 2017
Mrs. L. Havard Earth's Resources
Natural Resources
Renewable Resources
Limited Resources
Fossil Fuels
A useful material found in nature, such as water, wood, coal,…
A natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
A resource that cannot be replenished at the same rate it is…
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
Natural Resources
A useful material found in nature, such as water, wood, coal,…
Renewable Resources
A natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
87 termscreated on January 11, 2017
GEOSCIENCE FINAL
Rocks that come out of volcanoes form…
You can group igneous rocks by the siz…
Metamorphic rock transforms to igneous…
Sedimentary rock transforms to igneous…
Igneous
intrusive (Cooling slow), extrusive (Cooling fast)
Melting and cooling
Melting and cooling
Rocks that come out of volcanoes form…
Igneous
You can group igneous rocks by the siz…
intrusive (Cooling slow), extrusive (Cooling fast)
16 termscreated on January 10, 2017
Geoscience, ch. 12 Vocabulary
Radioactivity
Fossil
Era
Index Fossil
The spontanious decay of certain unstable atomic nuclei.
The remains or traces of an organism preserved from the geolo…
A major division on the geological time scale; are divided in…
A fossil that is useful for dating and correlating the strata…
Radioactivity
The spontanious decay of certain unstable atomic nuclei.
Fossil
The remains or traces of an organism preserved from the geolo…
13 termscreated on January 10, 2017
Adv. geoscience chemistry
Chemical bond
Ionic bond
Ionic bond forms...
Ions
Sharing of electrons that lets every atom keep a full valence…
Attraction of oppositely charged ions to one another, making…
...when electrons are moved between elements and atoms
Positively and negatively charged atoms
Chemical bond
Sharing of electrons that lets every atom keep a full valence…
Ionic bond
Attraction of oppositely charged ions to one another, making…
17 termscreated on January 10, 2017
Geoscience (Rock Cycle) Vocabulary
Geoscience
Rock
Rock Cycle
Igneous Rock
The study of the Earth sciences
Naturally formed solid mad of minerals
How rocks are formed and recycled into igneous, sedimentary,…
Rocks formed from the cooling and crystallization of magma/lava
Geoscience
The study of the Earth sciences
Rock
Naturally formed solid mad of minerals
16 termscreated on January 10, 2017
Science Rock Cycle Vocab
Rock
Rock Cycle
Igneous Rock
Sedimentary Rock
Naturally formed solid made of minerals
How rocks form and are recycled to metamorphic, igneous, and…
An igneous rock is a rock formed from the cooling and crystal…
A rock made of sediments that are cemented together by pressu…
Rock
Naturally formed solid made of minerals
Rock Cycle
How rocks form and are recycled to metamorphic, igneous, and…
17 termscreated on January 9, 2017
Geoscience Green Sheet
Fact #1
Fact # 2
Quote:
Earthquake
The earth has 200 impact craters, the Moon a billion
Plates move about 2.5 cm per year (one inch)
"A smart man learns from his mistakes; a wise man learns from…
Vibrations in the ground caused by rocks moving along a fault.
Fact #1
The earth has 200 impact craters, the Moon a billion
Fact # 2
Plates move about 2.5 cm per year (one inch)
29 termscreated on January 9, 2017
Geoscience H Test
batholith
caldera
cinder cone volcano
composite volcano
largest intrusive igneous rock body that forms when magma bei…
large, circular shaped opening formed when the top of a volca…
steep-sided, loosely packed volcano formed when tephra falls…
volcano built by alternating explosive and quiet eruptions th…
batholith
largest intrusive igneous rock body that forms when magma bei…
caldera
large, circular shaped opening formed when the top of a volca…
30 termscreated on January 9, 2017
Geoscience Test History of the Earth (Rock Cycle)
The resistance of a mineral to being s…
Atoms with the same atomic number but…
what is a naturally occurring solid ma…
according to figure 3-2 a coarse grain…
hardness
isotopes
a rock
breccia
The resistance of a mineral to being s…
hardness
Atoms with the same atomic number but…
isotopes
10 termscreated on January 9, 2017
Geoscience processes vocabulary
Geoscience process
Global
Interactions
Weathering
Any process that happens on Earth such as weathering erosion…
Relating to the whole world
Effects of things on other things
The mechanical or chemical processes that break rocks into sm…
Geoscience process
Any process that happens on Earth such as weathering erosion…
Global
Relating to the whole world
19 termscreated on January 9, 2017
Geoscience Ch. 5 Vocab
Mechanical weathering
Frost wedging
Talus
Exfoliation
The physical disintegration of rock, resulting in smaller fra…
The mechanical breakup of rock causing by the expansion of fr…
An accumulation of rock debris at the base of a cliff
Type of weathering caused by reducing pressure on a rock surf…
Mechanical weathering
The physical disintegration of rock, resulting in smaller fra…
Frost wedging
The mechanical breakup of rock causing by the expansion of fr…
25 termscreated on January 9, 2017
GeoScience Final Questions
Name all the four spheres
Name all the four branches of Earth Sc…
What is Geology?
What is Meteorology?
Biosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere
Geology, Meteorology, Astronomy, Oceanography
The study of origin history and structure of Earth and the pr…
The study of the Earth's atmosphere, especially in relation t…
Name all the four spheres
Biosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere
Name all the four branches of Earth Sc…
Geology, Meteorology, Astronomy, Oceanography
66 termscreated on January 9, 2017
Geography 5 - Part 1
poverty
consumption
economic growth
highly developed countries
a condition in which people are unable to meet their basic ne…
human use of material and energy
the expansion in output of a nation's goods and services
complex industrialized bases, low rates of population growth,…
poverty
a condition in which people are unable to meet their basic ne…
consumption
human use of material and energy
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