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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…
35 terms
Honors Environmental Science Week 9 (pt 3)
Tides
Primary cause of tides
Secondary cause of tides
How does the moon pull the earth and m…
daily rise and fall of sea level at any given place
the Moon's Gravity pulling on Earth . Has a greater effect be…
the sun's gravity pulling on earth
Moon's gravity pulls earth to it, lithosphere doesn't move mu…
Tides
daily rise and fall of sea level at any given place
Primary cause of tides
the Moon's Gravity pulling on Earth . Has a greater effect be…
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…
75 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…
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…
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…
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
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…
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.
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…
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…
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
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 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…
Earth and Environmental Science Honors
Kepler's 3 Laws
aphelion
perihelion
Sedimentary rock type
1st Law of Ellipses-Planets have elliptical orbits... 2nd Law of…
longest distance in a planet's orbit from the sun
shortest distance in a planet's orbit from the sun
"settle" sandstone... settling of sediments creates easy to brea…
Kepler's 3 Laws
1st Law of Ellipses-Planets have elliptical orbits... 2nd Law of…
aphelion
longest distance in a planet's orbit from the sun
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…
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…
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,…
12 terms
Birds - Environmental Science Honors
Canada Goose
Brown Pelican
Northern Cardinal *
Ruby-Throated Hummingbird
Canada Goose
Brown Pelican
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…
Environmental science honors
Environmental science
Ecology
Hunter-gatherers
Agricultural revolution
Study of how himans interact with the environment
The study of how living things interact with eachother and th…
People who obtain food by collecting plants; hunting wild ani…
- Practice of growing, breeding, and caring for plants and an…
Environmental science
Study of how himans interact with the environment
Ecology
The study of how living things interact with eachother and th…
Honors Environmental Science Vocabulary
Competition
Predation
Symbiosis
Mutualism
Ecological relationship in which two organisms attempt to obt…
Process by which one organism hunts and kills another organis…
Ecological relationship between members of at least two diffe…
Ecological relationship between two species in which each spe…
Competition
Ecological relationship in which two organisms attempt to obt…
Predation
Process by which one organism hunts and kills another organis…
5 terms
Honors Environmental Science
Environmentalism
Natural Capital
Natural Capital Degradation
Solar Capital
a social movement dedicated to protecting life support system…
the natural resources and natural services that keep us and o…
occurs when human activities use renewable resources faster t…
energy from the sun
Environmentalism
a social movement dedicated to protecting life support system…
Natural Capital
the natural resources and natural services that keep us and o…
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…
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…
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
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…
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
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…
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…
105 terms
Environmental Science Honors Midterm
Soil
Residual Soil
Transported Soil
Parent Material
a non renewable resource that is the product of weathering an…
soil that is formed from the bedrock underneath it
soil that did not form where it is found. materials were tran…
the organic rock that is broken down into smaller fragments
Soil
a non renewable resource that is the product of weathering an…
Residual Soil
soil that is formed from the bedrock underneath it
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
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
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…
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
Honors Environmental Science Vocabulary #2
System
Ecosystem
Homeostasis
Evolution
Changing, organized group of related parts that interact to f…
collection of organisms and non living things such as climate…
regulation and maintenance of constant internal conditions in…
change in a species overtime: process of biological change by…
System
Changing, organized group of related parts that interact to f…
Ecosystem
collection of organisms and non living things such as climate…
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…
239 terms
Honors Environmental Science Midterm
sustainability
3 principles of sustainability
solar energy
biodiversity
the ability of the earth's various natural systems and human…
solar energy... biodiversity... chemical cycling
reliance on the sun to provide energy to plants to produce fo…
having a variety of different organisms; many ecosystems
sustainability
the ability of the earth's various natural systems and human…
3 principles of sustainability
solar energy... biodiversity... chemical cycling
122 terms
Environmental Science Honors Midterm Review
How has modern man made the environmen…
In addition to biotic and abiotic fact…
Know several negative environmental af…
Why hasn't the slowing of population g…
Modern man's actions modify the world not just the locality
Social and Cultural
Climate change, unclean water, biodiversity loss, air polluti…
Wealthier people consume more energy than goods.
How has modern man made the environmen…
Modern man's actions modify the world not just the locality
In addition to biotic and abiotic fact…
Social and Cultural
Honors Environmental Science- Midterm terms
Persistent Toxicant
Dose Response Curve
Toxicology
Epidemiology
A substance that is extremely unstable and may take years to…
A graph that shows the effects of different doses on a popula…
The study of toxicants, chemicals with adverse effects on hea…
The study of the effects of chemical, biological, and physica…
Persistent Toxicant
A substance that is extremely unstable and may take years to…
Dose Response Curve
A graph that shows the effects of different doses on a popula…
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%
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…
Honors Earth/Environmental Science: Galaxy
galaxy
spiral galaxies
elliptical galaxies
irregular galaxies
groups of stars, dust and gases held together by gravity
usually disk shaped with more stars near the center
oval or round shaped
have irregular shapes
galaxy
groups of stars, dust and gases held together by gravity
spiral galaxies
usually disk shaped with more stars near the center
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