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21 terms
earth and environmental science 9 honors
constellation
binary star
light year
apparent magnitude
an apperent group of stars originally named for mythical char…
one of two stars revolving around a common center of mass und…
the distance light travesl in a year
the brightness of a star when viewed from Earth
constellation
an apperent group of stars originally named for mythical char…
binary star
one of two stars revolving around a common center of mass und…
37 terms
honors environmental science population
population
population density
demography
dispersal
all of the individuals of the same species that live together…
number of individuals in a specific defined area. the size of…
study of human population(aka demographic)
the arrangement of individuals over an area
population
all of the individuals of the same species that live together…
population density
number of individuals in a specific defined area. the size of…
16 terms
Honors Environmental Science Unit 9 Review
climate
weather
insolation
infrared radiation
the typical weather patterns that occur in a place over a per…
the conditions in the atmosphere at a given place and time; i…
another term for sunshine
electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths longer than those…
climate
the typical weather patterns that occur in a place over a per…
weather
the conditions in the atmosphere at a given place and time; i…
33 terms
honors environmental science population
population
population density
population distribution
patterns of distribution
all of the individuals of the same species that live together…
number of individuals in a specific defined area. the size of…
the arrangement of individuals over an area
clumped, even(uniform), random
population
all of the individuals of the same species that live together…
population density
number of individuals in a specific defined area. the size of…
114 terms
Honors Environmental Science
Dendritic Drainage Pattern
Radial Drainage Pattern
Rectangular Drainage Pattern
Trellis Drainage Pattern
A drainage pattern resembling tree branches that has many sma…
A drainage pattern resembling bicycle spokes where streams fl…
Bodies of rock are broken by faults in the earth and the beds…
A drainage pattern that is usually developed on alternating b…
Dendritic Drainage Pattern
A drainage pattern resembling tree branches that has many sma…
Radial Drainage Pattern
A drainage pattern resembling bicycle spokes where streams fl…
117 terms
Honors Environmental Science- Unit 9/Chapter 12
Soil
Parent Material
Bed Rock
Weathering
a complex plant supporting system made up of disintegrated ro…
the base geological material in a particular location. ... it ca…
bed rock is a continuous mass of solid rock that makes up ear…
physical and chemical breaking of rocks and minerals into sma…
Soil
a complex plant supporting system made up of disintegrated ro…
Parent Material
the base geological material in a particular location. ... it ca…
22 terms
Unit 2 Honors Environmental Science
Abiotic (factor)
Biotic (factor)
Producer
Consumer
part of an ecosystem that was never alive
Living thing or once living thing
An organisms whose primary energy source comes through photos…
Organism that gets energy by feeding on other organisms or th…
Abiotic (factor)
part of an ecosystem that was never alive
Biotic (factor)
Living thing or once living thing
17 terms
Chapter 9 Vocab (Earth and Environmental Science Honors)
Runoff
Watershed
Divide
Solution
Water that flows down slope on Earth's surface and may enter…
Land area drained by a stream system.
Elevated land that divides one watershed, or drainage basin,…
In a stream, is created when materials such as silica (SiO2),…
Runoff
Water that flows down slope on Earth's surface and may enter…
Watershed
Land area drained by a stream system.
15 terms
BMHS Honors Environmental Science Quiz 9/2
Environmental Science
Environmentalism
Natural Resources
Renewable Resources
The purpose of __________ , is to gain unbiased, factual know…
A way of life that views the environment as an essential fact…
Any material or energy sources that can be used toward econom…
Consists of resources that can be naturally refilled after sh…
Environmental Science
The purpose of __________ , is to gain unbiased, factual know…
Environmentalism
A way of life that views the environment as an essential fact…
29 terms
Honors Environmental Science
Environmental Science
Ecology
Agriculture
Natural Resource
The study of how humans interact with the environment.... Ex. re…
The study of how living things interact with each other and w…
the raising of crops and livestock for food and for other pro…
any natural material that is used by humans... Ex. water, petrol…
Environmental Science
The study of how humans interact with the environment.... Ex. re…
Ecology
The study of how living things interact with each other and w…
65 terms
Honors Environmental Science Mazier
Conservation
Ecological Footprint
Ecology
Ecosystem
management of natural resources with the goal of minimizing r…
amount of biologically productive land and water needed to su…
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
A biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
Conservation
management of natural resources with the goal of minimizing r…
Ecological Footprint
amount of biologically productive land and water needed to su…
12 terms
Birds - Environmental Science Honors
Canada Goose
Brown Pelican
Northern Cardinal *
Ruby-Throated Hummingbird
Canada Goose
Brown Pelican
65 terms
Honors Environmental Science Mazier
Conservation
Ecological Footprint
Ecology
Ecosystem
management of natural resources with the goal of minimizing r…
amount of biologically productive land and water needed to su…
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
A biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
Conservation
management of natural resources with the goal of minimizing r…
Ecological Footprint
amount of biologically productive land and water needed to su…
133 terms
honors environmental9 FINAL
ecology
Energy flow
biosphere
biome
study of the interactions between a living thing and its non-…
The movement of energy from one trophic level to the next
All life on earth
An area where an ecosystem is located
ecology
study of the interactions between a living thing and its non-…
Energy flow
The movement of energy from one trophic level to the next
30 terms
Honors Environmental Science Ch 4
Ecosystem
Species
Population
Community
A biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and li…
A group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same regio…
Ecosystem
A biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
Species
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
15 terms
Honors Environmental Science 4th
Renewable
Nonrenewable
Traditional
Alternative
A resource which is replaced naturally and can be used again.
A resource not sustainable because their formation takes bill…
Existing in or as part of a tradition.
Energy sources are renewable and are thought to be "free" ene…
Renewable
A resource which is replaced naturally and can be used again.
Nonrenewable
A resource not sustainable because their formation takes bill…
125 terms
Honors Environmental Science Final
Demography
Age Structure
Survivorship
Fertility Rate
The study of the the characteristics of human populations, mo…
Grouping members of a population based on age or the distribu…
Percentage of newborns in a certain population expected to su…
Average number of children a woman within childbearing years…
Demography
The study of the the characteristics of human populations, mo…
Age Structure
Grouping members of a population based on age or the distribu…
30 terms
Honors Environmental Science: Chapter 1
Environmental Science
Ecology
Agriculture
Natural Resource
The study of the air, water, and land surrounding an organism…
The study of interactions of organisms with one another or wi…
The raising and farming of crops for food
A natural material found in the environment that humans use (…
Environmental Science
The study of the air, water, and land surrounding an organism…
Ecology
The study of interactions of organisms with one another or wi…
48 terms
Honors Environmental Science Resource Unit
What are 5 things that the U.S.'s publ…
National Park Examples
National Park
Habitat Fragmentation
State Parks, National Parks, State Wildlife Management Areas,…
Hawaii Volcanoes, Isle Royale, Yosemite, Yellowstone, Acadia,…
A scenic/historical important area protected by the federal g…
Habitat loss results in the division of large, continuous hab…
What are 5 things that the U.S.'s publ…
State Parks, National Parks, State Wildlife Management Areas,…
National Park Examples
Hawaii Volcanoes, Isle Royale, Yosemite, Yellowstone, Acadia,…
24 terms
Honors Environmental Science Waste Unit
The Waste Stream
Solid Waste
How do you dispose of waste?
Open Dumps
The flow of waste produced by domestic, industrial, commercia…
Industrial Waste: mine tailings, agricultural waste, factory…
Landfills, incineration, open dumps, ocean dumping, waste exp…
Used in most developing countries, exposed to wind, rain, rat…
The Waste Stream
The flow of waste produced by domestic, industrial, commercia…
Solid Waste
Industrial Waste: mine tailings, agricultural waste, factory…
26 terms
Honors Environmental Science Soil Unit
Soil Composition
5 factors contributing to Soil Develop…
Soil Profile/Horizons
Soil Triangle
Weathered minerals from rocks... Decomposed organic molecules ... A…
1. Parent Material: Characteristics of rock/sediment ... 2. Time…
O: Organic material ... A: Topsoil... E: Zone of leaching ... B: Zone…
Soil Composition
Weathered minerals from rocks... Decomposed organic molecules ... A…
5 factors contributing to Soil Develop…
1. Parent Material: Characteristics of rock/sediment ... 2. Time…
21 terms
Honors Environmental science 1
Environment
Environmental science
Ecosystem
Environmentalism
The sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
A field of study that looks at the interactions among human s…
A particular location on earth whose interacting components i…
A social movement that seeks to protect the environment throu…
Environment
The sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
Environmental science
A field of study that looks at the interactions among human s…
28 terms
Honors environmental science
7 Continents
4 Oceans
Equator
Prime Meridian
North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Antartica, Europe…
Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, and Artic
The reference point for latitude( horizontal); 0 degrees
The reference point for longitude (vertical); 0 degrees
7 Continents
North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Antartica, Europe…
4 Oceans
Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, and Artic
10 terms
Honors Environmental Science Vocabulary
Hydrologic Cycle
respiration
Biogeochemical cycle
precipitation
pathway of water from the atmosphere to Earth's surface, belo…
the act of respiring; inhalation and exhalation of air; breat…
movement of a chemical through the biological and geological,…
process of water falling from clouds as rain, hail, sleet, or…
Hydrologic Cycle
pathway of water from the atmosphere to Earth's surface, belo…
respiration
the act of respiring; inhalation and exhalation of air; breat…
72 terms
Environmental Science Honors
astronomy
meteorology
geology
oceanography
the science that deals with the material universe beyond the…
the study of the air that surrounds our planet
the study of materials that make up earth and processes that…
the study of earths oceans
astronomy
the science that deals with the material universe beyond the…
meteorology
the study of the air that surrounds our planet
126 terms
Honors Environmental Science Final Exam
archea (smallest kingdom)
bacteria (second smallest)
protists (third smallest)
fungi (third largest)
unicellular, found in extreme conditions (hot boiling water,…
single celled, found everywhere. some are autotrophs, heterot…
unicellular, include microscopic organisms that are not bacte…
multicellular. cannot make their own food. have nuclei, autot…
archea (smallest kingdom)
unicellular, found in extreme conditions (hot boiling water,…
bacteria (second smallest)
single celled, found everywhere. some are autotrophs, heterot…
9 terms
Honors Earth Environmental Science
Tundra
Taiga
Temperate Deciduous Forest
Grasslands
very cold and dry... north of the Equator... permanently frozen gro…
2 seasons... *long winter, short growing season... tall evergreen t…
4 seasons... trees that drop their leaves in fall ... variety of pl…
tall grasses and shrubs... not much rain... herds of buffalo... bison,…
Tundra
very cold and dry... north of the Equator... permanently frozen gro…
Taiga
2 seasons... *long winter, short growing season... tall evergreen t…
20 terms
Environmental Science (Honors) Vocabulary
Geology
Oceanography
Meterology
Astronomy
Study of Earth
Study of Earth's oceans.
the study of the atmosphere and the processes that produce we…
Study of the universe
Geology
Study of Earth
Oceanography
Study of Earth's oceans.
16 terms
science/environmental honors 1
interdependent
astronomy
chemical weathering
conduction
all of earths systems cant work independently
study of all objects beyond earths atmosphere
The process that breaks down rock through chemical changes
energy transferred through touch
interdependent
all of earths systems cant work independently
astronomy
study of all objects beyond earths atmosphere
33 terms
Earth and Environmental Science Honors
chemical weathering
mechanical/physical weathering
erosion
topography
noun... the erosion or disintegration of rocks, building materia…
any of the various weathering processes that cause physical d…
the action of exogenic processes which remove soil and rock f…
a detailed description or representation on a map of the natu…
chemical weathering
noun... the erosion or disintegration of rocks, building materia…
mechanical/physical weathering
any of the various weathering processes that cause physical d…
54 terms
Chapter 5 Honors Environmental Science
Weather
Climate
Average temperature
Average percipitation
a local areas short-term temperature, precipitation, humidity…
an area's general pattern of atmospheric or weather condition…
the temperature based on data (affects climate)
the average rainfall expected based on data (affects climate)
Weather
a local areas short-term temperature, precipitation, humidity…
Climate
an area's general pattern of atmospheric or weather condition…
97 terms
Honors earth and environmental science
Energy From Coal
Nuclear Fission
Energy From Oil
Energy From Natural Gas
what are they?... Fossil fuel that provides energy to homes and…
what are they?... Radioactive decay proccess... extracted how?... By r…
what are they?... decayed organisms that decay over time... extract…
what are they?... Fossil fuels formed by decaying organisms that…
Energy From Coal
what are they?... Fossil fuel that provides energy to homes and…
Nuclear Fission
what are they?... Radioactive decay proccess... extracted how?... By r…
89 terms
Honors Earth and Environmental Science
Energy From Coal
Nuclear Fission
Energy from oil
Energy from Natural Gas
what are these resources?... Coal is a fossil fuel that provides…
what are these resources?... Nuclear fission is a radioactive de…
what are these resources?... Energy from oil comes from decayed…
what are these resources?... Natural gas is a fossil fuel formed…
Energy From Coal
what are these resources?... Coal is a fossil fuel that provides…
Nuclear Fission
what are these resources?... Nuclear fission is a radioactive de…
52 terms
Environmental Science Honors Quest
Salinity
Three Types of Salinity
Salt water salinity
Fresh water salinity
The amount of dissolved salt present in water
salt water, fresh water, brackish
30-50 ppt
0.5 or less ppt
Salinity
The amount of dissolved salt present in water
Three Types of Salinity
salt water, fresh water, brackish
36 terms
Environmental science honors
Who was Adam Smith?
Describe what he meant by "the invisib…
Explain how the invisible hand works.
What is Economics?
Scottish Professor who believed that the a successful market…
The marketplace self-regulates without any central plan or di…
The invisible hand of the market drives stores out of busines…
is the study of how resources are converted into goods and se…
Who was Adam Smith?
Scottish Professor who believed that the a successful market…
Describe what he meant by "the invisib…
The marketplace self-regulates without any central plan or di…
100 terms
Science earth/environmental honors
Greenhouse gas
Potable water
Deforestation
Photosynthesis
A gas in the atmosphere that absorbs and emit radiation,Gases…
Fit or suitable for drinking
Cutting down trees to use the land for agriculture or alterna…
Process of plants using sun to make energy
Greenhouse gas
A gas in the atmosphere that absorbs and emit radiation,Gases…
Potable water
Fit or suitable for drinking
86 terms
Honors Environmental Science Final
% of the world that is female
% of the world that is male
% of the world that are children
% of the world that are adults
50%
50%
26%
66%
% of the world that is female
50%
% of the world that is male
50%
54 terms
Earth Environmental Science Honors
What is earths position withing the hi…
Why do scientist think our galaxy is m…
What theory explains the formation of…
Kepler first law
3rd
Redshift
Big bang
The earth moves in an ellipse
What is earths position withing the hi…
3rd
Why do scientist think our galaxy is m…
Redshift
10 terms
Honors Environmental Science Ch 3
Geosphere
Tectonic plate
Chemical weathering
erosion
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
Sections of the Earth's crust that move due to convection cur…
The process in which rock is broken down by changes in its ch…
Processes by which rock, sand, and soil are broken down and c…
Geosphere
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
Tectonic plate
Sections of the Earth's crust that move due to convection cur…
49 terms
Honors Environmental Science - Chapter 2
Species
Species (biological definition)
Population
Association
Different kinds of plants, animals, and microbes in the commu…
The entirety of a population that can interbreed and produce…
Individual species of a given area
Plant community with a definite composition, uniform habitat…
Species
Different kinds of plants, animals, and microbes in the commu…
Species (biological definition)
The entirety of a population that can interbreed and produce…
18 terms
9th Grade honors Environmental Science
Evaporation
Condensation
Precipitation
Transpiration
Phase change of a liquid/solid into a gas due to temperature…
Phase change of a gas into a liquid/solid due to a temperatur…
When a substance falls out of a solution
"evaporation" from plants or animals
Evaporation
Phase change of a liquid/solid into a gas due to temperature…
Condensation
Phase change of a gas into a liquid/solid due to a temperatur…
24 terms
Honors Environmental Science Unit 18
active solar heating
passive solar heating
photovoltaic solar cell
solar thermal electric generation
a system of putting the sun's energy to use in which collecto…
a system of putting the sun's energy to use that does not req…
(PV) a wafer or thin film of solid-state materials, such as s…
a means of producing electricity in which the sun's energy is…
active solar heating
a system of putting the sun's energy to use in which collecto…
passive solar heating
a system of putting the sun's energy to use that does not req…
30 terms
Honors Environmental Science Introduction
My intuition is that the right to live…
And God said, "Let us make man in our…
The tree has a right to exist, untouch…
Deep Ecology... A. Ecocentric... B. Biocentr…
B
A
C
A
My intuition is that the right to live…
B
And God said, "Let us make man in our…
A
39 terms
Environmental Science Honors Chapter 3 Review
The particles of an atom & their charges
isotopes
Element & what are their subunits
Compounds
Protons: +... Electrons: -... Neutrons: no charge
Atoms of an element having different numbers of neutron
A chemical that cannot be broken down or separated into other…
Molecules that are made up of more than 1 element
The particles of an atom & their charges
Protons: +... Electrons: -... Neutrons: no charge
isotopes
Atoms of an element having different numbers of neutron
43 terms
Honors Environmental Science Unit 17
surface mining
subsurface mining
strip mining
acid mine drainage
the extraction of mineral and energy resources near earth's s…
the extraction of mineral and energy resources from deep unde…
the extraction of mineral and energy resources by digging a t…
pollution caused when sulfuric acid and dangerous dissolved m…
surface mining
the extraction of mineral and energy resources near earth's s…
subsurface mining
the extraction of mineral and energy resources from deep unde…
73 terms
Honors Environmental Science Test 1 Gowisnok
environmental science
ecology
What makes ecology different than envi…
What makes humans different from other…
the study of the environment and the interactions of humans w…
the study of the environment and interactions that take place…
Environmental science involves interactions with humans and e…
Humans pollute.
environmental science
the study of the environment and the interactions of humans w…
ecology
the study of the environment and interactions that take place…
Honors Environmental Science Final 2016
Environmental science
Ecology
Agricultural revolution
Industrial revolution
The study of the environment including the physical, biologic…
The study of how living things interact with each other and t…
An occurrence when agriculture became very prominent, causing…
A shift from energy sources like animal muscle and running wa…
Environmental science
The study of the environment including the physical, biologic…
Ecology
The study of how living things interact with each other and t…
63 terms
Honors Environmental Science Ch. 1
- when populations expand beyond the c…
- attempt to understand how the natura…
Ecological footprint
- depleting groundwater supply ... - degr…
The historic residents of easter island learned that civiliza…
What steps should be taken to prevent a global version of the…
The impact of a person or community on the environment, expre…
What are 4 indicators of the decline of vital ecosystems?
- when populations expand beyond the c…
The historic residents of easter island learned that civiliza…
- attempt to understand how the natura…
What steps should be taken to prevent a global version of the…
32 terms
Honors Environmental Science Water Review
Fresh Water
Salt Water
Surface Water
River System
Water that people can drink and contains little salt
The water in oceans and contains a higher concentration of di…
Fresh water on Earth's surface
A flowing network of water... Examples: The Amazon River, The Ni…
Fresh Water
Water that people can drink and contains little salt
Salt Water
The water in oceans and contains a higher concentration of di…
93 terms
Honors Environmental Science Terms Sem. 1
Fertility Rates
Large Population
Logistic Growth
Linear Growth
Linked to religious/cultural factors. ... Social & economic stat…
+= large markets, more workers, mass production, increased in…
Not overshot ... level off @ carrying capacity... long life & late…
Constant amount of people/species added over time
Fertility Rates
Linked to religious/cultural factors. ... Social & economic stat…
Large Population
+= large markets, more workers, mass production, increased in…
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