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Biology Prentice Hall Chapter 4 Vocab
weather
climate
greenhouse effect
polar zone
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
the region between 66.5 degrees and 90 degrees North and Sout…
weather
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
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Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4
weather
climate
greenhouse effect
polar zone
condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and precip…
natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
cold climate zone where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very…
weather
condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and precip…
Prentice Hall Biology chapter 4
weather
climate
greenhouse effect
polar zone
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
the region between 66.5 degrees and 90 degrees North and Sout…
weather
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
46 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4
Weather
Climate
Greenhouse Effect
Polar Zones
The day-to-day condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particula…
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and pr…
The natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's at…
Cold areas where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very low an…
Weather
The day-to-day condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particula…
Climate
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and pr…
46 terms
Prentice Hall Biology chapter 4
weather
climate
greenhouse effect
polar zone
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
the region between 66.5 degrees and 90 degrees North and Sout…
weather
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
46 terms
Prentice Hall Biology chapter 4
weather
climate
greenhouse effect
polar zone
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
the region between 66.5 degrees and 90 degrees North and Sout…
weather
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
46 terms
Prentice Hall Biology chapter 4
weather
climate
greenhouse effect
polar zone
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
the region between 66.5 degrees and 90 degrees North and Sout…
weather
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
44 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4
Weather
climate
greenhouse effect
Polar Zone
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
the natural situation in which heat is retained by this layer…
cold areas where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very low an…
Weather
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
climate
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
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Prentice Hall Biology chapter 4
weather
climate
greenhouse effect
polar zone
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
the region between 66.5 degrees and 90 degrees North and Sout…
weather
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
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Prentice Hall Science Explorer Human Biology Chapter 4
respiration
cilia
pharynx
trachea
The process by which cells break down simple food molecules t…
tiny hairlike extensions that move together in a sweeping mot…
the throat; part of both the respiratory and digestive systems
The windpipe; a passage through which air moves in the respir…
respiration
The process by which cells break down simple food molecules t…
cilia
tiny hairlike extensions that move together in a sweeping mot…
46 terms
Prentice Hall Biology chapter 4
weather
climate
greenhouse effect
polar zone
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
the region between 66.5 degrees and 90 degrees North and Sout…
weather
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
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Prentice Hall Biology chapter 4
weather
climate
greenhouse effect
polar zone
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
the region between 66.5 degrees and 90 degrees North and Sout…
weather
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
21 terms
Prentice Hall Life Science Chapter 4
heredity
trait
genetics
fertilization
the passing of traits from parents to offspring
a characteristic that an organism can pass on to its offsprin…
the scientific study of heredity
the joining of a sperm and an egg
heredity
the passing of traits from parents to offspring
trait
a characteristic that an organism can pass on to its offsprin…
45 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4
weather
climate
greenhouse effect
polar zone
condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and precip…
natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
cold climate zone where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very…
weather
condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and precip…
21 terms
Prentice Hall Biology chapter 4
weather
climate
greenhouse effect
polar zone
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
the region between 66.5 degrees and 90 degrees North and Sout…
weather
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
47 terms
Prentice Hall Biology chapter 4
weather
climate
greenhouse effect
polar zone
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
the region between 66.5 degrees and 90 degrees North and Sout…
weather
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
46 terms
Prentice Hall Biology chapter 4
weather
climate
greenhouse effect
polar zone
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
the region between 66.5 degrees and 90 degrees North and Sout…
weather
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
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Biology Prentice Hall Chapter 4
weather
climate
greenhouse effect
polar zone
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and precip…
natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
cold climate zone where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very…
weather
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and precip…
56 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4
Weather
climate
greenhouse effect
Polar Zone
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
the natural situation in which heat is retained by this layer…
cold areas where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very low an…
Weather
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
climate
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
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Chapter 4 Science (Prentice Hall Environmental Science)
development
litter
topsoil
subsoil
the construction of buildings, roads, dams, and other structu…
layer of dead leaves and grass on top of the soil
an upper layer of soil consisting of rock fragments, organism…
layer of soil below the topsoil
development
the construction of buildings, roads, dams, and other structu…
litter
layer of dead leaves and grass on top of the soil
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Biology Prentice Hall Chapter 4 Vocab
biotic factor
abiotic factor
habitat
niche
biological influence on organisms within an ecosystem
physical, or nonliving, factor that shapes an ecosystem
Place where an Organism lives
full range of physical and biological conditions in which an…
biotic factor
biological influence on organisms within an ecosystem
abiotic factor
physical, or nonliving, factor that shapes an ecosystem
Chapter 4, Prentice Hall Physical Science
Atom
Electron
Nucleus
Proton
the basic particle from which all elements are made.
a negatively charged particle that is found outside the nucle…
the central core of the atom.
a positively charged particle that is part of an atom's nucle…
Atom
the basic particle from which all elements are made.
Electron
a negatively charged particle that is found outside the nucle…
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Prentice Hall Physical Science: Chapter 4
nucleus
proton
electron
neutron
a dense, positively charged mass located in the center of the…
a positively charged subatomic particle found in the nucleus…
a negatively charged subatomic particle found in the space ou…
a neutral subatomic particle found in the nucleus of an atom
nucleus
a dense, positively charged mass located in the center of the…
proton
a positively charged subatomic particle found in the nucleus…
21 terms
Prentice Hall Life Science Chapter 4
heredity
trait
genetics
fertilization
the passing of traits from parents to offspring
a characteristic that an organism can pass on to its offsprin…
the scientific study of heredity
the joining of a sperm and an egg
heredity
the passing of traits from parents to offspring
trait
a characteristic that an organism can pass on to its offsprin…
45 terms
Biology Prentice Hall Chapter 4 Vocab
weather
climate
greenhouse effect
polar zone
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
the region between 66.5 degrees and 90 degrees North and Sout…
weather
condition of earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
the average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
43 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4
competitive exclusion principle
List four factors that cause climate
list 3 abiotic factors
List 3 biotic factors
a rule stating that no two species can occupy the same niche…
Traping of heat, latitude, Movement of heat by winds, amount…
oxygen, soil, temperature
plants, animals, bacteria
competitive exclusion principle
a rule stating that no two species can occupy the same niche…
List four factors that cause climate
Traping of heat, latitude, Movement of heat by winds, amount…
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Prentice Hall Science Explorer Human Biology and Health Chapter 4
addiction
nicotine
bronchi
excretion
a physical dependence on a substance
a stimulant drug in tobacco that increases the activities of…
the passages that direct air into the lungs
the process by which wastes are removed from the body
addiction
a physical dependence on a substance
nicotine
a stimulant drug in tobacco that increases the activities of…
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Prentice Hall Science Explorer Human Biology and Health Chapter 4
excretion
urine
urea
kidney
the process by which wastes are removed from the body
a watery fluid produced by the kidneys that contain urea and…
a chemical that comes from the breakdown of proteins
a major organ of the excretory system which removes urea and…
excretion
the process by which wastes are removed from the body
urine
a watery fluid produced by the kidneys that contain urea and…
12 terms
Prentice Hall Science Explorer Chapter 4
Ore
Geode
Luster
Vein
Rock that contains a metal or other economically useful mineral
A hollow rock inside which mineral crystals have grown
The way a mineral reflects light from its surface
A narrow deposit of mineral that is sharply different from he…
Ore
Rock that contains a metal or other economically useful mineral
Geode
A hollow rock inside which mineral crystals have grown
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Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4 Vocab
the day-to-day condition of earth's at…
the average year-after-year conditions…
the natural situation in which heat is…
sit between the polar and tropic zones…
Weather
Climate
Greenhouse Effect
Temperate Zones
the day-to-day condition of earth's at…
Weather
the average year-after-year conditions…
Climate
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Prentice Hall Earth Science Chapter 4
runoff
renewable resources
recycling
point source pollution
water that flows over the land surface rather than seeping in…
a resource that is virtually inexhaustible or that can be rep…
the collection and processing of used items so they can be ma…
water pollution that comes from a known and specific location
runoff
water that flows over the land surface rather than seeping in…
renewable resources
a resource that is virtually inexhaustible or that can be rep…
44 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4
Weather
climate
greenhouse effect
Polar Zone
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
the natural situation in which heat is retained by this layer…
cold areas where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very low an…
Weather
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
climate
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
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Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4
Greenhouse effect
Greenhouse gases
Three main climate zones of biosphere
What factors create the 3 climate zone…
The natural situation in which heat is retained by the layer…
carbon dioxide, methane, water vapor, and a few other atmosph…
Polar zone, temperate zone, tropical zone
The difference in latitude and thus the angle of heating from…
Greenhouse effect
The natural situation in which heat is retained by the layer…
Greenhouse gases
carbon dioxide, methane, water vapor, and a few other atmosph…
31 terms
Biology Prentice Hall: Chapter 4
weather
climate
greenhouse effect
polar zone
condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place...
average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and precip…
natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
cold climate zone where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very…
weather
condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place...
climate
average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and precip…
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Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4
Plankton
phytoplankton
zooplankton
wetland
tiny free-floating organisms that live in both freshwater and…
unicellular algae
planktonic animals
an ecosystem in which water either covers the soil or is pres…
Plankton
tiny free-floating organisms that live in both freshwater and…
phytoplankton
unicellular algae
44 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4
Weather
climate
greenhouse effect
Polar Zone
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
the natural situation in which heat is retained by this layer…
cold areas where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very low an…
Weather
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
climate
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
46 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4
Weather
Climate
Greenhouse Effect
Polar Zones
The day-to-day condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particula…
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and pr…
The natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's at…
Cold areas where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very low an…
Weather
The day-to-day condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particula…
Climate
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and pr…
46 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4
Weather
Climate
Greenhouse Effect
Polar Zones
The day-to-day condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particula…
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and pr…
The natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's at…
Cold areas where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very low an…
Weather
The day-to-day condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particula…
Climate
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and pr…
26 terms
Prentice Hall Science Explorer Human Biology and Health Chapter 4
addiction
nocotine
bronchi
excretion
a physical dependence on a substance
a stimulant drug in tobacco that increases the activities of…
the passages that direct air into the lungs
the process by which wastes are removed from the body
addiction
a physical dependence on a substance
nocotine
a stimulant drug in tobacco that increases the activities of…
12 terms
Prentice Hall Physical Science: Chapter 4
nucleus
proton
electron
neutron
a dense, positively charged mass located in the center of the…
a positively charged subatomic particle found in the nucleus…
a negatively charged subatomic particle found in the space ou…
a neutral subatomic particle found in the nucleus of an atom
nucleus
a dense, positively charged mass located in the center of the…
proton
a positively charged subatomic particle found in the nucleus…
44 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Weather
climate
greenhouse effect
Polar Zone
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
the natural situation in which heat is retained by this layer…
cold areas where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very low an…
Weather
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
climate
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
17 terms
Prentice Hall Earth Science Chapter 4
alloy
cleavage
crystal
crystallization
a solid mixture of two or more elements, one of which is a me…
a mineral's ability to split easily along flat surfaces
a solid in which the atoms are arranged in a pattern that rep…
The process by which atoms are arranged to form a material wi…
alloy
a solid mixture of two or more elements, one of which is a me…
cleavage
a mineral's ability to split easily along flat surfaces
11 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4
Biotic Factors
Abiotic Factors
Habitat
Niche
Biological influences on organisms within an ecosystem
Physical or nonliving factors that shape an ecosystem
The area where an organism lives, including the biotic and ab…
The full range of physical and biological conditions in which…
Biotic Factors
Biological influences on organisms within an ecosystem
Abiotic Factors
Physical or nonliving factors that shape an ecosystem
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Prentice Hall Earth Science Chapter 4
_________ mixture of minerals, volcani…
_________ model showing processes that…
_____rock can be changed by heat and p…
________ rock can melt and cool to for…
rock
rock cycle
sedimentary
metamorphic
_________ mixture of minerals, volcani…
rock
_________ model showing processes that…
rock cycle
46 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4
Weather
Climate
Greenhouse Effect
Polar Zones
The day-to-day condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particula…
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and pr…
The natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's at…
Cold areas where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very low an…
Weather
The day-to-day condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particula…
Climate
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and pr…
44 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Weather
climate
greenhouse effect
Polar Zone
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
the natural situation in which heat is retained by this layer…
cold areas where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very low an…
Weather
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
climate
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
20 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4
Weather
Climate
Greenhouse Effect
Polar Zones
The day-to-day condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particula…
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and pr…
The natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's at…
Cold areas where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very low an…
Weather
The day-to-day condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particula…
Climate
The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature and pr…
24 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4
biome
tolerance
canopy
understory
a complex of terrestrial communities that cover a large area…
ability to survive and reproduce under conditions that differ…
dense covering formed by the leafy tops of tall rain forest t…
a second layer of shorter trees and vines
biome
a complex of terrestrial communities that cover a large area…
tolerance
ability to survive and reproduce under conditions that differ…
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Prentice Hall Biology chapter 4
greenhouse effect
polar zone
temperate zone
tropical zone
natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
the region between 66.5 degrees and 90 degrees North and Sout…
the climate zone between the Tropics and the polar zone; temp…
near the equator, between 23.5 degrees North and 23.5 degrees…
greenhouse effect
natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
polar zone
the region between 66.5 degrees and 90 degrees North and Sout…
31 terms
Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 4
Weather
climate
greenhouse effect
Polar Zone
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
the natural situation in which heat is retained by this layer…
cold areas where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very low an…
Weather
the day-to-day condition of earth's atmosphere at a particula…
climate
the average year-after-year conditions of temperature and pre…
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