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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
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
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
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…
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…
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…
18 terms
Physical Science Mod 8
Updraft
Insulator
rain
Bergeron process
A current of rising air
A substance that does not conduct electricity very well
the most common form of precipitation
starts with cold clouds and precipitation starts out as snow…
Updraft
A current of rising air
Insulator
A substance that does not conduct electricity very well
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 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
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…
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
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
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
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
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 7
Aphelion
Perihelion
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
Perihelion
the point at which the earth is closest to the sun
21 terms
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.
9 terms
Science Mod G Physical properties
Physical properties
Viscosity
Conductivity
Ductility
Any characteristic of a material that can be observed or meas…
The measure of a liquids ability to resist flowing ... (High #'s…
A material's ability to allow heat to flow
A mineral's ability to be stretched into wire
Physical properties
Any characteristic of a material that can be observed or meas…
Viscosity
The measure of a liquids ability to resist flowing ... (High #'s…
17 terms
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…
14 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, 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…
Physical science Mod 9
Reference point
Vector quantity
Scalar quantity
Acceleration
A point at 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 at 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
6 terms
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…
16 terms
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
5 terms
Physical Science mod. 2 terms
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 ratio of the mass of water vapor in the air at a given te…
The process by which by which certain gases (principally wate…
Humidity
The moisture content of air.
Absolute Humidity
The mass of water vapor contained in a certain volume of air.
6 terms
Definitions for Physical science mod. 6
sedimentary rock
Plastic rock
Epicenter
Fault
Rock formed when chemical reactions cement sediments together.
Rock that behaves like a mixture between a liquid and a solid.
The point on the surface of the earth directly above and eart…
The boundary between two sections of rock.
sedimentary rock
Rock formed when chemical reactions cement sediments together.
Plastic rock
Rock that behaves like a mixture between a liquid and a solid.
20 terms
Physical Science: Mod 1-4
concentration
"centi"
"milli"
"kilo"
the quantity of a substance within a certain volume
0.01
0.001
1,000
concentration
the quantity of a substance within a certain volume
"centi"
0.01
13 terms
Physical Science:vocab-Mod. 5
hydrosphere
hydrologic cycle
transpiration
condensation
the sum of all water on a planet
the process by which water is continuously exchanged between…
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…
20 terms
Intro to Physical science '15 (mod)
observation
scientific method
physical science
The 2 branches of physical science
act of gathering information by noting facts or occurrences
a systematic approach to solving a problem
the study of physics and chemistry
chemistry and physics
observation
act of gathering information by noting facts or occurrences
scientific method
a systematic approach to solving a problem
46 terms
Apologia - Physical Science -Mod 6 - Earth and the
Define the Earth's Crust.
Define sediment.
Define sedimentary rock.
Define igneous rock.
Earth's outermost layer of the rock (p. 132).
Small, solid fragments of rock and other materials that are c…
Rock formed when chemical reactions cement sediments together…
Rock that forms from molten rock (p. 133).
Define the Earth's Crust.
Earth's outermost layer of the rock (p. 132).
Define sediment.
Small, solid fragments of rock and other materials that are c…
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
14 terms
Apologia Physical Science Mod #3
Atmosphere
Barometer
Homosphere
Heterosphere
The mass of air surrounding a planet
an instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure
The lower layer of earth's atmosphere, about 80Km above sea l…
upper layer of earth's atmosphere.
Atmosphere
The mass of air surrounding a planet
Barometer
an instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure
12 terms
Physical Science Mod. 1a-1b
atom
molecule
concentrate
scientific method
the smallest chemical unit of matter
two or more atoms linked together to create a substance with…
the quantity of a substance within a certain volume
a method of research in which a problem is identified, releva…
atom
the smallest chemical unit of matter
molecule
two or more atoms linked together to create a substance with…
17 terms
Physical Science: Mod 1 - Mod 16
Atom (Mod 1)
Molecule (Mod 1)
Compounds (Mod 1)
Concentration (Mod 1)
The smallest chemical unit of matter
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
Many molecules coming together to create a substance
The quantity of a substance within a certain volume
Atom (Mod 1)
The smallest chemical unit of matter
Molecule (Mod 1)
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
13 terms
Physical Science Mod #5 Terms
Hydrosphere
Hydrologic cycle
Transpiration
Condensation
the sum of all water on a planet
the process by which water is continuously exchanged between…
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…
16 terms
Physical Science: Mod 5 Vocab
Periodic Table
Metal
Nonmetal
Metalloid
A chart that shows the elements arranged by atomic number and…
Elements that are usually shiny, malleable, ductile, and good…
Elements that do not conduct heat and electricity well.
Elements that have the properties of both metals and nonmetals.
Periodic Table
A chart that shows the elements arranged by atomic number and…
Metal
Elements that are usually shiny, malleable, ductile, and good…
31 terms
11/16 Apologia Physical Science Mod 6
Earth's crust
Sediment
Sedimentary rock
Igneous rock
Earth's outermost layer of rock
Small, solid fragments of rock and other materials that are c…
Rock formed when chemical reactions cement sediments together…
Rock that forms from molten rock
Earth's crust
Earth's outermost layer of rock
Sediment
Small, solid fragments of rock and other materials that are c…
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