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16 terms
Physical Science Mod 3
atmosphere
atmospheric pressure
barometer
homosphere
the mass of air surrounding a planet
the pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
an instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure
the lower layer of the earth's atmosphere, from ground level…
atmosphere
the mass of air surrounding a planet
atmospheric pressure
the pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
16 terms
Physical Science Mod 2
humidity
absolute humidity
relative humidity
greenhouse effect
the moisture content of air
the mass of water vapor contained in a certain volume of air
the amount of water vapor in the air at a certain temperature…
the process by which certain gases (water vapor, carbon dioxi…
humidity
the moisture content of air
absolute humidity
the mass of water vapor contained in a certain volume of air
5 terms
Physical Science Mod 11
The four fundamental forces
inner planets
outer planets
geocentric view
gravitational force, electromagnetic force, the weak force, a…
Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune
the view that the Earth is the center of our solar system
The four fundamental forces
gravitational force, electromagnetic force, the weak force, a…
inner planets
Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars
13 terms
physical science mod 5
hydrosphere
hydrologic cycle
transpiration
condensation
the sum of all water on a planet
the process by which water is continuously exchanged between…
the evaporation of water from plants
the process by which a gas turns into a liquid
hydrosphere
the sum of all water on a planet
hydrologic cycle
the process by which water is continuously exchanged between…
35 terms
Physical science mod. 16
Multiple-star system
Sun
Core
Nuclear fusion
Most stars have one or more stars as companions. The stars in…
74% hydrogen gas, 25% helium, 1% trace amount of other elements
Temp-27,000,000°F. Nuclear fusion occurs in the core
The process by which 2 or more small nuclei fuse together to…
Multiple-star system
Most stars have one or more stars as companions. The stars in…
Sun
74% hydrogen gas, 25% helium, 1% trace amount of other elements
16 terms
Physical Science: Mod 1
atom
molecule
concentration
Have scientists actually seen atoms?
the smallest chemical unit of matter
two or more atoms linked together for make a substance with u…
the quantity of a substance within a certain volume
no
atom
the smallest chemical unit of matter
molecule
two or more atoms linked together for make a substance with u…
25 terms
physical science mod. 14
electromagnetic waves
crest
trough
wavelength
some are "light", more common than water waves
high point of a wave
low point fob a wave
distance between crests or troughs
electromagnetic waves
some are "light", more common than water waves
crest
high point of a wave
13 terms
physical science mod 5
hydrosphere
hydrologic cycle
transpiration
condensation
the sum of all water on a planet
the process by which water is continuously exchanged between…
the evaporation of water from plants
the process by which a gas turns into a liquid
hydrosphere
the sum of all water on a planet
hydrologic cycle
the process by which water is continuously exchanged between…
9 terms
Physical Science Mod 12
Photon
Charging by conduction
Charging by induction
Electrical current
a small "package" of light that acts like a particle
charging an object by allowing it to come into contact with a…
charging an object without direct contact between the object…
the amount of charge that travels past a fixed point in an el…
Photon
a small "package" of light that acts like a particle
Charging by conduction
charging an object by allowing it to come into contact with a…
8 terms
Physical Science Mod 10
Inertia
Friction
Kinetic friction
Static friction
The tendency of an object to resist changes in its velocity
A force that opposes motion, resulting from the contact of tw…
Friction that opposes motion once the motion has already star…
Friction that opposes the initiation of motion
Inertia
The tendency of an object to resist changes in its velocity
Friction
A force that opposes motion, resulting from the contact of tw…
8 terms
Physical Science mod 13a
Atom's structure
Model
Nucleus
Atomic number
Atoms are the basic unit of matter and the defining structure…
A schematic description of a system that accounts for its unk…
The center of an atom, containing the protons and neutrons
The number of protons in and atom
Atom's structure
Atoms are the basic unit of matter and the defining structure…
Model
A schematic description of a system that accounts for its unk…
10 terms
physical science mod 7a
aphelion
perinelion
insola
winter solstice
when earth is farthest from the sun
when earth is closest to the sun
heat energy
when southern hemisphere is closest to the equator
aphelion
when earth is farthest from the sun
perinelion
when earth is closest to the sun
10 terms
Physical Science mod 4a
Water
Electrolysis
Peer review
Chemical formula
A colorless, transparent, odorless, tasteless liquid that for…
The use of electricity to break a molecule down into smaller…
The process through which scientists review the work of other…
A mathematical relationship or rule expressed in symbols
Water
A colorless, transparent, odorless, tasteless liquid that for…
Electrolysis
The use of electricity to break a molecule down into smaller…
5 terms
Physical Science Mod. 2a
Global Warming
Parts per million
Ozone
Ultraviolet light
The fear that the greenhouse effect might run out of control,…
The number of molecules (or atoms) of a substance in a mixtur…
A poisonous gas composed of three oxygen atoms bonded together.
Electromagnetic radiation with energy higher than visible lig…
Global Warming
The fear that the greenhouse effect might run out of control,…
Parts per million
The number of molecules (or atoms) of a substance in a mixtur…
7 terms
physical science mod 7
Aphelion
perihelion
Lines of longitude
lines of latitude
the point at which the earth is farthest away from the sun
the point at which the earth is closest to the sun
imaginary lines that run north and south across the earth
imaginary lines that run east to west across the earth
Aphelion
the point at which the earth is farthest away from the sun
perihelion
the point at which the earth is closest to the sun
8 terms
Physical science Mod.3b
Heat
Temperature
Temperature gradient
Chlorofluorocarbons
Energy that is transferred as a consequence of temperature di…
A mass of energy of random motion in a substances molecules
rate of change of temperature with distance
A source that will put chlorine in the stratosphere
Heat
Energy that is transferred as a consequence of temperature di…
Temperature
A mass of energy of random motion in a substances molecules
10 terms
physical science mod 6
Earth's crust
Sediment
Sedimentary rock
metamorphic rock
Earth's outermost layer of rock
Small, small fragments of rock and other materials that are c…
Rock formed when chemical reactions cement sediments together…
Igneous or sedimentary rock that has been changed into a new…
Earth's crust
Earth's outermost layer of rock
Sediment
Small, small fragments of rock and other materials that are c…
13 terms
physical science mod 5
Hydrosphere
hydrologic cycle
transpiration
condensation
the sum of all water on the planet
the process by which water is continuously exchanged between…
evaporation of water from plants
the process by which gas turns into a liquid
Hydrosphere
the sum of all water on the planet
hydrologic cycle
the process by which water is continuously exchanged between…
8 terms
Physical Science Mod.3a
Atmosphere
Atmospheric pressure
Barometer
Homosphere
The mass of air surrounding a planet
The pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
An instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure
The lower layer of the earth's atmosphere which exist from gr…
Atmosphere
The mass of air surrounding a planet
Atmospheric pressure
The pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
5 terms
Physical Science Mod 9
Reference point
vector quantity
scalar quantity
acceleration
a point against which position is measured
a physical measurement that contains directional information
a physical measurement that does not contain directional info…
the time rate of change of an object's velocity
Reference point
a point against which position is measured
vector quantity
a physical measurement that contains directional information
7 terms
Physical Science Mod 13
nucleus
atomic number
mass number
isotopes
the center of an atom, containing the protons and neutrons
the number of protons in an atom
the sum of the numbers of neutrons and protons in the nucleus…
atoms with the same number of protons but different numbers o…
nucleus
the center of an atom, containing the protons and neutrons
atomic number
the number of protons in an atom
5 terms
Physical Science Mod 9
Reference point
vector quantity
scalar quantity
acceleration
a point against which position is measured
a physical measurement that contains directional information
a physical measurement that does not contain directional info…
the time rate of change of an object's velocity
Reference point
a point against which position is measured
vector quantity
a physical measurement that contains directional information
7 terms
Physical Science Mod 13
nucleus
atomic number
mass number
isotopes
the center of an atom, containing the protons and neutrons
the number of protons in an atom
the sum of the numbers of neutrons and protons in the nucleus…
atoms with the same number of protons but different numbers o…
nucleus
the center of an atom, containing the protons and neutrons
atomic number
the number of protons in an atom
9 terms
Physical Science Mod 12
Photon
Charging by conduction
Charging by induction
Electrical current
a small "package" of light that acts like a particle
charging an object by allowing it to come into contact with a…
charging an object without direct contact between the object…
the amount of charge that travels past a fixed point in an el…
Photon
a small "package" of light that acts like a particle
Charging by conduction
charging an object by allowing it to come into contact with a…
9 terms
Physical Science Mod 12
Photon
Charging by conduction
Charging by induction
Electrical current
a small "package" of light that acts like a particle
charging an object by allowing it to come into contact with a…
charging an object without direct contact between the object…
the amount of charge that travels past a fixed point in an el…
Photon
a small "package" of light that acts like a particle
Charging by conduction
charging an object by allowing it to come into contact with a…
8 terms
Physical Science mod 10
Inertia
Friction
Newtons first law
Newtons second law
The tendency of an object to resist changes in its velocity.
A force that opposes motion, resulting from the contact of tw…
An object in motion will tend to stay in motion until acted u…
When an object is acted on by one or more outside forces the…
Inertia
The tendency of an object to resist changes in its velocity.
Friction
A force that opposes motion, resulting from the contact of tw…
15 terms
Physical Science, Mod. 1
Atom
Molecule
Concentration
Is carbon disulfide made up of atoms o…
Smallest chemical unit of matter
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
The quantity of a substance within a certain volume
Carbon dioxide is made up of molecules
Atom
Smallest chemical unit of matter
Molecule
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
9 terms
Physical Science mod 6a
Crust
Mantle
Core
Sedimentary rock
The outermost layer of a rock of which a planet consist
The region of the earths interior between the crust in the co…
The dense central region of a planet, especially the nickel i…
Rock formed when chemical reactions the cement sediments toge…
Crust
The outermost layer of a rock of which a planet consist
Mantle
The region of the earths interior between the crust in the co…
8 terms
Physical Science mod 5b
Salinity
Glaciers
Icebergs
Brine
Salty or saltlike substance
Mass of ice formed from snow falling and accumulating over th…
Large floating mass of ice, detach from a glacier and carried…
Saturated water
Salinity
Salty or saltlike substance
Glaciers
Mass of ice formed from snow falling and accumulating over th…
7 terms
Physical Science mod 4b
Hydrogen bond
Cohesion
Surface tension
Xylem
Weak bond between hydrogen and another atom
When molecules strongly attract each other and tend to stay t…
The effect of close molecules on the surface of water
Cohesion tension transport tube of a plant
Hydrogen bond
Weak bond between hydrogen and another atom
Cohesion
When molecules strongly attract each other and tend to stay t…
8 terms
Physical Science Mod 5a
Hydrosphere
Groundwater
Hydrologic cycle
Transpiration
The sum of all water on and planet
Water that is held in the soil and rocks
The process by which water is continuously exchanged between…
Evaporation of water from plants
Hydrosphere
The sum of all water on and planet
Groundwater
Water that is held in the soil and rocks
12 terms
Physical science mod 3
Atmoshere
Barometer
Homospere
Heterosphere
The mass of air surronging a planet
An instrument used to mesure atmospheric pressure
The lower layer of the earth's atmospher, which exists higher…
The upper layer of the earths atmosphere, which exists higher…
Atmoshere
The mass of air surronging a planet
Barometer
An instrument used to mesure atmospheric pressure
12 terms
Physical Science mod 13b
Radioactivity
Radioactive isotope
Electron shell
Radioactive decay
Emitting or relating to the emission of ionizing radiation or…
An atom with a nucleus that is not stable
A grouping of electrons surrounding the nucleus of an Atom
The spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance alo…
Radioactivity
Emitting or relating to the emission of ionizing radiation or…
Radioactive isotope
An atom with a nucleus that is not stable
6 terms
Physical Science Mod 9
Mechanics
Reference point
Vector quantity
Scalar quantity
The study of motion forces and energy
A point against which position is measured
A physical measurement that contains directional information
A physical measurement that does not contain directional info…
Mechanics
The study of motion forces and energy
Reference point
A point against which position is measured
Physical Science Mod. 3
Atmosphere
Atmospheric Pressure
Barometer
millimeters mercury
The mass of air surrounding the earth.
The pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within…
An instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure
mmHg
Atmosphere
The mass of air surrounding the earth.
Atmospheric Pressure
The pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within…
5 terms
physical science mod 9
reference point
vector quantity
scalar quantity
Acceleration
a point against which position is measured
a physical measurement that contains directional information
a physical measurement that does not contain directional info…
The time rate of change of an object's velocity
reference point
a point against which position is measured
vector quantity
a physical measurement that contains directional information
24 terms
Physical science mod. 15
wave theory of light
Particle theory of light
electromagnetic wave
quantum-mechanical theory of light
Christian Huygens considered light to be a wave
Newton, thought that a beam of light behaved the same way as…
a transverse wave composed of an oscillating electric field a…
light is basically viewed as tiny packets of electromagnetic…
wave theory of light
Christian Huygens considered light to be a wave
Particle theory of light
Newton, thought that a beam of light behaved the same way as…
7 terms
physical science mod 10
Newton's 1st law
Inertia
Friction
Kinetic friction
An object in motion tends to stay in motion (or at rest) unti…
The tendency of an object to resist changes in its velocity
A force that opposes motion, resulting from the contact of tw…
Friction that opposes motion once that motion has already sta…
Newton's 1st law
An object in motion tends to stay in motion (or at rest) unti…
Inertia
The tendency of an object to resist changes in its velocity
6 terms
physical science mod. 2
humidity
absolute humidity
relative humidity
parts per million
the moisture content of air
the mass of water vapor contained in a certain volume of air
the ratio of the mass of water vapor in the air at a given te…
the number or molecules (or atoms) of a substance in a mixtur…
humidity
the moisture content of air
absolute humidity
the mass of water vapor contained in a certain volume of air
Physical science mod.4
Electrolysis
Polar molecule
Solvent
Solute
The use of electricity to break a molecule down into smaller…
A molecule that has slight positive and negative charges due…
A liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances
A substance that is dissolved in a solvent
Electrolysis
The use of electricity to break a molecule down into smaller…
Polar molecule
A molecule that has slight positive and negative charges due…
Physical science mod.3
Atmosphere
Atmospheric pressure
Barometer
Homosphere
The mass of air surrounding a planet
The pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
An instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure
The lower layer of the earth's atmosphere, which exists from…
Atmosphere
The mass of air surrounding a planet
Atmospheric pressure
The pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
11 terms
Physical Science Mod. 14
Transverse Wave
Longitudinal Wave
Sound Waves
Supersonic Speed
A wave with a direction of propagation that is perpendicular…
A wave with a direction of propagation that is parallel to it…
Sound waves are longitudinal
Any speed that is faster than the speed of sound in substance…
Transverse Wave
A wave with a direction of propagation that is perpendicular…
Longitudinal Wave
A wave with a direction of propagation that is parallel to it…
Ap Physical Science Mod 4 terms
electrolysis
polar molecule
solvent
solute
the use of electricity to break a molecule down into smaller…
a molecule that has slightly positive and negative charges du…
a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances
a substance that is dissolved in a solvent
electrolysis
the use of electricity to break a molecule down into smaller…
polar molecule
a molecule that has slightly positive and negative charges du…
Physical science Mod. 9
reference point
vector quantity
scalar
acceleration
a point against which position is measured
a physical measurement that contains directional information
a physical measurement that does not contain directional info…
the time rate of change of an objects velocity
reference point
a point against which position is measured
vector quantity
a physical measurement that contains directional information
19 terms
physical science mod 3
atmosphere
atmospheric pressure
barometer
homosphere
the mass of air surrounding a planet
the pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
an instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure
the lower layer of earths atmosphere (first 3 layers)
atmosphere
the mass of air surrounding a planet
atmospheric pressure
the pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
17 terms
physical science mod 10
Inertia
Friction
Kinetic Friction
Static Friction
the tendency of an object to resist changes in its velocity.
A force that opposes motion resulting from the contact of two…
Friction that opposes motion once the motion has already star…
friction that opposes the initiation of motion.
Inertia
the tendency of an object to resist changes in its velocity.
Friction
A force that opposes motion resulting from the contact of two…
Physical Science Mod. 2
humidity
absolute humidity
relative humidity
greenhouse effect
The moisture content in the air.
The mass of water vapor contained in a certain volume of air.
A quantity expressing humidity as a percentage of the maximum…
The process by which certain gases (principally water, carbon…
humidity
The moisture content in the air.
absolute humidity
The mass of water vapor contained in a certain volume of air.
Physical Science Mod. 7
Aphelion
Periphelion
Coriolis Effect
Air Mass
The point at which the earth is farthest from the sun
The point at which the earth is closest to the sun
The way in which the rotation of the earth bends the path of…
A large body of air with relatively uniform pressure, tempera…
Aphelion
The point at which the earth is farthest from the sun
Periphelion
The point at which the earth is closest to the sun
10 terms
Physical Science- mod. 6 vocabulary
Earth's crust
Igneous rock
metamorphic rock
Sedimentary rock
Earth's outermost layer of rock
Rock that forms from molten rock
Igneous or sedimentary rock that has been changed into a new…
Rock formed when chemical reactions cement sediments together…
Earth's crust
Earth's outermost layer of rock
Igneous rock
Rock that forms from molten rock
Physical Science Terms Mod. 14
Transverse wave
Longitudinal wave
Super sonic speed
Sonic boom
A wave with a direction of propagation that is perpendicular…
A wave with direction of propagation that is parallel to its…
Any speed that is faster than the speed of sound in the subst…
The sound produced as a result of an object traveling at or a…
Transverse wave
A wave with a direction of propagation that is perpendicular…
Longitudinal wave
A wave with direction of propagation that is parallel to its…
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