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38 terms
Oceans
Producer
Species
Population
Population explosion
a green plant that can make its own food using sunlight e.g.…
a group of organisms that can interbreed to produce fertile o…
the number of organisms of one species found in a particular…
Rapid uncontrolled growth of a population
Producer
a green plant that can make its own food using sunlight e.g.…
Species
a group of organisms that can interbreed to produce fertile o…
Oceans
Osmosis
Diffusion
Application of Ideas
Scientific Information
Is the diffusion of a solvent across a semipermeable membrane
Movement of molecules from high to low concentration
Means using information in a new but similar situation
Information expressed in different forms: in words, graphics,…
Osmosis
Is the diffusion of a solvent across a semipermeable membrane
Diffusion
Movement of molecules from high to low concentration
50 terms
OCEANS
Age of the Earth
Stellar nucleosynthesis
Supernova nucleosynthesis
Homogeneous accretion theory
4.56 Ga
elements up to oxygen form in our Sun, elements as heavy as i…
other heavy elements form in supernova explosions
Accretion formed a homogeneous planet, which melted due to im…
Age of the Earth
4.56 Ga
Stellar nucleosynthesis
elements up to oxygen form in our Sun, elements as heavy as i…
10 terms
Oceans
Intertidal
Neritic
Benthic
Plankton
Portion of the shoreline that lies between the high and low t…
The region of shallow ocean water over the continental shelf.
of, relating to, or living on the bottom of a water body
Microscopic organisms that float and drift in the ocean water…
Intertidal
Portion of the shoreline that lies between the high and low t…
Neritic
The region of shallow ocean water over the continental shelf.
14 terms
Oceans
continental shelf
continental slope
continental rise
abyssal plain
A gently sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
a steep incline of the ocean floor leading down from the edge…
the gently sloping surface at the base of the continental slope
a large, flat, almost level area of the deep-ocean basin
continental shelf
A gently sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
continental slope
a steep incline of the ocean floor leading down from the edge…
16 terms
Oceans
minerals
organisms
continental shelf
continental slope
Chemicals such as salt.
Any living thing
the shallow zone of water along the edge of the continents
an incline of the ocean floor from the continental shelf
minerals
Chemicals such as salt.
organisms
Any living thing
20 terms
Oceans
Continental Shelf
Continental Slope
Continental Rise
Abyssal Plain
A gently sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
the steep descent of the seabed from the continental shelf to…
A gently rolling undersea slope between a continental slope a…
a large, flat, almost level area of the deep-ocean basin
Continental Shelf
A gently sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
Continental Slope
the steep descent of the seabed from the continental shelf to…
8 terms
Oceans
mid ocean ridge
rift/rift zone
seamount
continental shelf
Land which rises high above... the ground (continental version=m…
Low land between hills or... mountains (continental version=vall…
An opening in the surface... from which lava flows (continental…
where the ocean and the shore meet (can be shallow or deep)
mid ocean ridge
Land which rises high above... the ground (continental version=m…
rift/rift zone
Low land between hills or... mountains (continental version=vall…
30 terms
Oceans
surface current
Coriolis Effect
deep current
Upwelling
a horizontal movement of ocean water that is caused by wind a…
the apparent curving of the path of a moving object from an o…
a streamlike movement of ocean water far below the surface.
the movement of deep, cold and nutrient-rich water to the sur…
surface current
a horizontal movement of ocean water that is caused by wind a…
Coriolis Effect
the apparent curving of the path of a moving object from an o…
13 terms
OCEANS
seawater composition
salinity
mid-ocean ridges
trench
rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
measure of the amount of salts dissolved in seawater
a continuos mountain range that extends through all of earths…
a deep canyon that forms where oceanic plates collide... exampl…
seawater composition
rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
salinity
measure of the amount of salts dissolved in seawater
33 terms
Oceans
Sea Mount
Sea Stack
Ocean trench
Guyot
Underwater mountains below the sea surface, which are made up…
An isolated mass of rock standing just offshore, produced by…
Deep valley in the ocean floor that forms along a subduction…
A large, flat-topped seamount resulting from erosion of an is…
Sea Mount
Underwater mountains below the sea surface, which are made up…
Sea Stack
An isolated mass of rock standing just offshore, produced by…
20 terms
Oceans
ocean
abyss
abyssal plain
continental shelf
A large body of salt water
A deep opening in the earth usually found under water
A smooth, nearly flat region of the deep ocean floor
A gently sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
ocean
A large body of salt water
abyss
A deep opening in the earth usually found under water
16 terms
Oceans
blue whale
larva
bathysphere
gills
world's largest animal
baby coral
a round deep diving vessel with a porthole attached to a ship…
fish and amphibians use them for breathing
blue whale
world's largest animal
larva
baby coral
34 terms
OCEANS
seawater composition
salinity
continental margins
shelf
rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
measure of the amount of salts dissolved in seawater
the part of the ocean basin next to a continent... extends from…
the shallow part of a continent nearest to the shore
seawater composition
rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
salinity
measure of the amount of salts dissolved in seawater
5 terms
Oceans
Artic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean
Artic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
5 terms
Oceans
Atlantic
Pacific
Southern
Indian
Atlantic
Pacific
34 terms
OCEANS
seawater composition
salinity
continental margins
shelf
rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
measure of the amount of salts dissolved in seawater
the part of the ocean basin next to a continent... extends from…
the shallow part of a continent nearest to the shore
seawater composition
rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
salinity
measure of the amount of salts dissolved in seawater
26 terms
Oceans
Nekton
Plankton
Trough
Salinity and temperature
Marine animals that can swim to search for food and avoid pre…
Drifting marine plants and animals are known as
The lowest point on a wave is the
The density of ocean water is influenced by what two factors?
Nekton
Marine animals that can swim to search for food and avoid pre…
Plankton
Drifting marine plants and animals are known as
92 terms
Oceans ****
El Nino
El Nino Thermocline Conditions
Normal Thermacline Conditions
La Nina Thermocline Conditions
-A warm ocean current that flows along the equator from the d…
El Nino
-A warm ocean current that flows along the equator from the d…
El Nino Thermocline Conditions
34 terms
OCEANS
seawater composition
salinity
continental margins
shelf
rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
measure of the amount of salts dissolved in seawater
the part of the ocean basin next to a continent... extends from…
the shallow part of a continent nearest to the shore
seawater composition
rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
salinity
measure of the amount of salts dissolved in seawater
6 terms
Oceans
continental shelf
continental shelf
continental slope
continental rise
part of the ocean floor that begins at the shoreline and gent…
when you play in the water at the beach you are on?
begins at the edge of the continental shelf and plunges down…
gently sloping area that connects the steep walls of the cont…
continental shelf
part of the ocean floor that begins at the shoreline and gent…
continental shelf
when you play in the water at the beach you are on?
5 terms
Oceans
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Indian Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
5 terms
Oceans
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
17 terms
Oceans
continental shelf
continental slope
Abyssal Plain
oceanic crust
a gentle sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
a steep incline of the ocean floor leading down from the edge…
a smooth, nearly flat region of the deep ocean floor
The crust beneath the ocean. Consists mainly of rocks such as…
continental shelf
a gentle sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
continental slope
a steep incline of the ocean floor leading down from the edge…
5 terms
Oceans
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Southern Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
5 terms
Oceans
Continental Deflection
Convection Current
Coriolis Effect
Gyre
When currents change direction because of the continents.
The movement of water because of density differences from tem…
The deflection of ocean water that was moving in a straight p…
A circular current in the ocean.
Continental Deflection
When currents change direction because of the continents.
Convection Current
The movement of water because of density differences from tem…
17 terms
Oceans
continental shelf
continental slope
Abyssal Plain
oceanic crust
a gentle sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
a steep incline of the ocean floor leading down from the edge…
a smooth, nearly flat region of the deep ocean floor
The crust beneath the ocean. Consists mainly of rocks such as…
continental shelf
a gentle sloping, shallow area of the ocean floor that extend…
continental slope
a steep incline of the ocean floor leading down from the edge…
5 terms
Oceans
Atlantic
Pacific
Southern
Indian
Atlantic
Pacific
5 terms
Oceans
Southern Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Southern Ocean
Arctic Ocean
16 terms
Oceans
continental shelf
continental slope
continental rise
abyssal plain
the edge of the continent that gently slopes beneath the ocea…
the steep drop off past the continental shelf where the ocean…
the point at which the continental slope joins with the ocean…
the flattest part of the ocean floor.
continental shelf
the edge of the continent that gently slopes beneath the ocea…
continental slope
the steep drop off past the continental shelf where the ocean…
Oceans
Warm ocean air
Density Currents
Northern land masses would have colder…
Ocean Density
What is the main contributor to the formation of hurricanes
What is the most likely way this current circulates
What would happen to the climate if the Gulf Stream stopped f…
determines the water's vertical position and is affected by s…
Warm ocean air
What is the main contributor to the formation of hurricanes
Density Currents
What is the most likely way this current circulates
5 terms
Oceans
Southern Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Southern Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
34 terms
Oceans
Plankton
Nodules
Salinity and temperature
Upwelling
Drifting marine plants and animals are known as
Lumps of minerals on the ocean floor are called
The density of ocean water is influenced by what two factors?
Nutrient-rich water moving from the ocean bottom to the surface
Plankton
Drifting marine plants and animals are known as
Nodules
Lumps of minerals on the ocean floor are called
5 terms
Oceans
Artic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean
Artic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
25 terms
oceans
71
shoreline
continental shelf
continental slope
% of how much the world is covered with water
where water meets land
from the shoreline it starts to slope
sloping down from the continental shelf and from the shorelin…
71
% of how much the world is covered with water
shoreline
where water meets land
10 terms
Oceans
Plate tectonics
Tidal wave
Ocean basin
density
(n) A theory stating that the earth's surface is broken into…
(n) a large wave that causes damage to buildings on land... són…
(n) The deepest part of the ocean floor; made up of rolling h…
(n) a measurement of how solid something is. Specifically it…
Plate tectonics
(n) A theory stating that the earth's surface is broken into…
Tidal wave
(n) a large wave that causes damage to buildings on land... són…
20 terms
OCEANS
WORLD OCEAN
SALINITY
PARTS PER THOUSAND
BRACKISH
Great body of saline water that connects 70.78% of Earth's su…
Measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount of…
ppt
Water with a salty taste and unpleasant to drink, usually .5…
WORLD OCEAN
Great body of saline water that connects 70.78% of Earth's su…
SALINITY
Measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount of…
33 terms
Oceans
Sea Mount
Sea Stack
Ocean trench
Guyot
Underwater mountains below the sea surface, which are made up…
An isolated mass of rock standing just offshore, produced by…
Deep valley in the ocean floor that forms along a subduction…
A large, flat-topped seamount resulting from erosion of an is…
Sea Mount
Underwater mountains below the sea surface, which are made up…
Sea Stack
An isolated mass of rock standing just offshore, produced by…
12 terms
Oceans
Trough
Salinity and temperature
Wave
Salinity
The lowest point on a wave is the
The density of ocean water is influenced by what two factors?
The periodic disturbance in water as energy is transmitted th…
The amount of dissolved salts in ocean water is called the wa…
Trough
The lowest point on a wave is the
Salinity and temperature
The density of ocean water is influenced by what two factors?
10 terms
Oceans
ocean floor
ridges
trenches
currents
the bottom of the ocean
a raised part or area on the surface of the ocean floor
a long, narrow hole in the ocean floor
a continuous movement of water or air in the same direction
ocean floor
the bottom of the ocean
ridges
a raised part or area on the surface of the ocean floor
6 terms
Oceans
energy
generated
inlet
shallow
the capacity for doing work or supplying power
produced
a narrow strip of water leading into land
not deep
energy
the capacity for doing work or supplying power
generated
produced
23 terms
OCEANS
salinity
Continental shelf
trench
zones
measure of the amount of salts dissolved in seawater
the shallow part of a continent nearest to the shore
a deep canyon that forms where oceanic plates collide... exampl…
divided based on sunlight, temperature, salinity, and density
salinity
measure of the amount of salts dissolved in seawater
Continental shelf
the shallow part of a continent nearest to the shore
43 terms
Oceans
70%
crest
trough
1 high tide and 1 low tide
the percentage of Earth that is covered by oceans
the top or highest part of the wave
the lowest part of the wave
the number of tides in a diurnal tide zone
70%
the percentage of Earth that is covered by oceans
crest
the top or highest part of the wave
18 terms
OCEANS
salinity
continental margins
shelf
continental slope
measure of the amount of salts dissolved in seawater
the part of the ocean basin next to a continent... extends from…
the shallow part of a continent nearest to the shore
the slope that extends from the continental shelf to the deep…
salinity
measure of the amount of salts dissolved in seawater
continental margins
the part of the ocean basin next to a continent... extends from…
34 terms
OCEANS
seawater composition
salinity
continental margins
shelf
rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
measure of the amount of salts dissolved in seawater
the part of the ocean basin next to a continent... extends from…
the shallow part of a continent nearest to the shore
seawater composition
rain dissolved minerals that formed salts, rivers carried the…
salinity
measure of the amount of salts dissolved in seawater
9 terms
Oceans
coral
seaweed
crab
starfish
a hard material formed on the bottom of the sea by the skelet…
a type of plant that grows in the sea
a sea animal that has a hard shell, eight legs, and two large…
a sea animal that has five arms and that looks like a star
coral
a hard material formed on the bottom of the sea by the skelet…
seaweed
a type of plant that grows in the sea
22 terms
Oceans
Adaptations
Behavioral Adaptations
Migration
Mimicry
Changes to an animal's body to fit the location of where he l…
What an animal does in his/her habitat that allows it to surv…
A long journey animals make when seasons change
Animals look like other animals to avoid being eaten
Adaptations
Changes to an animal's body to fit the location of where he l…
Behavioral Adaptations
What an animal does in his/her habitat that allows it to surv…
19 terms
Oceans
reef
partnership
current
eventually
a ridge of sand, rock, or coral at or near the surface of the…
a kind of business in which two or more people share the work…
a portion a body of water or of air flowing continuously in a…
in the end, finally
reef
a ridge of sand, rock, or coral at or near the surface of the…
partnership
a kind of business in which two or more people share the work…
10 terms
Oceans
billions
algae
It has air bladders to help it float.
100
How many living things are found in the oceans?
Most plants in the ocean are actually ____________.
How is kelp adapted to live in the ocean?
Most ocean animals live in shallow waters of ___________ mete…
billions
How many living things are found in the oceans?
algae
Most plants in the ocean are actually ____________.
16 terms
Oceans
Volcanic Island
Seamount
Mid Ocean Ridge
Abyssal Plain
A volcano that has grown so tall that it reaches out of the w…
A mountain that is completely underwater.
An underwater mountain range formed by plate tectonics.
A huge dark flat area that starts at the end of the continent…
Volcanic Island
A volcano that has grown so tall that it reaches out of the w…
Seamount
A mountain that is completely underwater.
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