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Earth Science Notes from Test 1
Geology
historical
physical
scientific method
study of the earth
development of the earth
study of all things (minerals)
orderly logical approach that involves gathering and analyzin…
Geology
study of the earth
historical
development of the earth
View From The Earth Test 1 Study Guide
Cycle
Moon
Orbit
Thermometer
It is a series of events that repeat over and over. The moon…
A rock satellite that orbits the Earth. It is the brightest o…
It is to move completely around another object.
It is a tool that measures how hot or cold something is. It m…
Cycle
It is a series of events that repeat over and over. The moon…
Moon
A rock satellite that orbits the Earth. It is the brightest o…
Earth Science Test 1 Review
Hypothesis
Scientific Law
Geology
Oceanography
A tentative explanation that accounts for a set of facts and…
Generalizations of observational data that describe patterns…
The scientific study of the origin, history, and structure of…
The scientific study of the ocean, including the properties a…
Hypothesis
A tentative explanation that accounts for a set of facts and…
Scientific Law
Generalizations of observational data that describe patterns…
earth science test 1
Name the three types of plate boundaries
transform boundary
divergent
convergent
transform... convergent... divergent
slide up and down ... ex San Andreas Fault
move apart... ex mid ocean ridge
move towards each other... ex himalayas
Name the three types of plate boundaries
transform... convergent... divergent
transform boundary
slide up and down ... ex San Andreas Fault
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Earth Science Test 1
Presupposition
Observation
Form a question (Hypothesis)
Experimenting and testing
These things that we hold to be true which is based on things…
Something that you notice
If a student is almost laughing while typing notes in Earth S…
To test the hypothesis and see what works and doesn't
Presupposition
These things that we hold to be true which is based on things…
Observation
Something that you notice
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Earth Science - Test 1
List and describe the sciences that co…
Discuss the scales of space and time i…
Discuss the nature of scientific inqui…
hypothesis vs theory
o Geology: Earth materials and the internal and external proc…
o Earth science must deal with processes and phenomena that v…
Scientists make careful observations, construct tentative ex…
a hypothesis and a theory try to explain a phenomenon. Only t…
List and describe the sciences that co…
o Geology: Earth materials and the internal and external proc…
Discuss the scales of space and time i…
o Earth science must deal with processes and phenomena that v…
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Earth Science test 1
Mohs Hardness Scale
Ice
Calcite
Quartz
The Geologist Can Find An Ordinary Quartz Tourists Call Diamond
H20
CaCO3
SiO2
Mohs Hardness Scale
The Geologist Can Find An Ordinary Quartz Tourists Call Diamond
Ice
H20
Earth Science Test 1
Physical Geography
Scope of Geography
geographers use
Spatial
examines the spatial attributes of earth's surface and how th…
maps, locations of countries, traffic patters, cost of gasoli…
GPS, GIS, spatial analysis, maps, field work, computer models
refers to the nature and character of physical sense
Physical Geography
examines the spatial attributes of earth's surface and how th…
Scope of Geography
maps, locations of countries, traffic patters, cost of gasoli…
Test 1- Earth Science
Astronomy
Meteorology
Geology
Oceanography
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects beyond Earth.
Study of weather, climate and the atmosphere.
Study of Earth and materials that make up Earths surface.
Study of Earth's oceans/ water that covers 75% of Earths surf…
Astronomy
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects beyond Earth.
Meteorology
Study of weather, climate and the atmosphere.
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Earth Science - Test 1
ecology
scientific theory
scientific method
scientific law
the study of the complex relationships between living things…
a well-tested and widely accepted explanation for a scientifi…
the organized, logical approach to scientific research and pr…
a rule that correctly describes scientific phenomenon which h…
ecology
the study of the complex relationships between living things…
scientific theory
a well-tested and widely accepted explanation for a scientifi…
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Science lesson 1, the sky from Earth
Satellite
Planet
Meteor
Comet
A body that orbits a planet.
An object that orbits the sun, is large enough to have become…
The streak of light produced when a small object burns up, en…
A cold mixture of dust and ice that gives up a long trail of…
Satellite
A body that orbits a planet.
Planet
An object that orbits the sun, is large enough to have become…
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Earth science test 1
matter
element
atom
compound
Anything that has mass and takes up space
A substance that cannot be broken down into other substances…
Smallest unit of matter that retains the properties of an ele…
A substance made up of atoms of two or more different elements
matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space
element
A substance that cannot be broken down into other substances…
Earth Science test 1
geology
oceanography
meteorology
astronomy
study of earth
study of the ocean
study of the atmosphere, process that produce weather
study of the universe
geology
study of earth
oceanography
study of the ocean
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earth science test 1
geology
Catastrophism ( Fundamental Doctrine)
Example 1: CATASTROPHISM
Uniformitarianism
they study of earth
that earth varied landscapes had been fashion primary by grea…
a sudden and often world wide disaster of unknowable causes t…
that the physical chemical & biological laws that operate tod…
geology
they study of earth
Catastrophism ( Fundamental Doctrine)
that earth varied landscapes had been fashion primary by grea…
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Science 1.1 sky from earth
Satellite
Planet
Meteor
Comet
An object that orbits a planet
An object that orbits a star, is large enough to have become…
A streak of light in the sky produced by the burning of a met…
A loose collection of ice and dust that orbits the sun, typic…
Satellite
An object that orbits a planet
Planet
An object that orbits a star, is large enough to have become…
Earth science test 1
Nicholas Copernicus believed that a __…
Our sun ____ a hydrogen burning star,…
The best estimate as to the age of the…
______ was a danish astronomer who was…
Heliocentric, circular
is, is
13.7 billion
Tycho Brahe
Nicholas Copernicus believed that a __…
Heliocentric, circular
Our sun ____ a hydrogen burning star,…
is, is
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Earth Science - Test 1
A heliocentric point of view.
The paths were "perfect" circles.
Very precise measurements.
The apparent movement of distant objec…
What was Nicholaus Copernicus the first to propose and develop?
What did Nicholaus Copernicus feel about the planets' orbit?
What did Tyco Brahe contribute to astronomy?
What is a parallax?
A heliocentric point of view.
What was Nicholaus Copernicus the first to propose and develop?
The paths were "perfect" circles.
What did Nicholaus Copernicus feel about the planets' orbit?
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Earth Science Chapter 1- general from worksheets
hypothesis
manipulated variable
responding variable
controlling variable
prediction about the outcome of an experiment
factor that is changed in an experiment
what you measure or observe to obtain your results
keeping all variables the same except the manipulated variable
hypothesis
prediction about the outcome of an experiment
manipulated variable
factor that is changed in an experiment
178 terms
Earth Science Test 1
environmental science
system
global earth systems
ecosystem
an interdisciplinary study of human relationships with organi…
set of components that interact and function as a whole, diff…
climate, atmosphere, land, costal zones, ocean
a natural system consisting of a community of organisms and i…
environmental science
an interdisciplinary study of human relationships with organi…
system
set of components that interact and function as a whole, diff…
92 terms
Earth science Test 1
Universe Age
Galaxies contain
Star size
Super Nova
14 billion years old
billions of stars and solar system
Small=Red... Big=Blue
The death of a large star by explosion
Universe Age
14 billion years old
Galaxies contain
billions of stars and solar system
Earth Science Test 1
Radiation
Convection
Conduction
Heat
the transfer of thermal energy by electro magnetic waves
the transfer of thermal energy by the movement of heated mate…
the transfer of thermal energy between objects when their ato…
the transfer of thermal energy from a place of hight temperat…
Radiation
the transfer of thermal energy by electro magnetic waves
Convection
the transfer of thermal energy by the movement of heated mate…
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Earth Science Test 1
four branches of earth science
historical geology
physical geology
father of modern geology
geology, astronomy, meteorology
the study of ancient past things we have not witnessed in the…
what we can observe
James Hutton
four branches of earth science
geology, astronomy, meteorology
historical geology
the study of ancient past things we have not witnessed in the…
earth science test 1
mineral
rock composition
granite
elements
naturally occuring inoganic solid possessing an orderly inter…
one or more minerals
rock made of quartz, hornblende, feldspar = combo of minerals
basic building blocks of minerals--100+ are known
mineral
naturally occuring inoganic solid possessing an orderly inter…
rock composition
one or more minerals
Earth Science - Test 1
Limitations of Science
Observation
Experiment
Hypothesis
Anything beyond the limits of our senses and the instruments…
description of natural phenomena under uncontrolled conditions
description of natural phenomena under controlled conditions
an explanation of a natural phenomenon; a to be tested genera…
Limitations of Science
Anything beyond the limits of our senses and the instruments…
Observation
description of natural phenomena under uncontrolled conditions
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Earth Science Test 1
sedimentary rock
types of biochemical sedimentary rock
3 types of earthquake scales
hypothesis vs theory vs law
rock that forms at or near the earths surface by cementing an…
limestone, dolostone, gyprock, rock salt, chert, chalk, coal
1. Magnitude scales ... A. richtor scale... B. moment - magnitude s…
hypothesis - a logical explanation based on few observations.…
sedimentary rock
rock that forms at or near the earths surface by cementing an…
types of biochemical sedimentary rock
limestone, dolostone, gyprock, rock salt, chert, chalk, coal
earth science test 1
direct relationship
inverse relationship
cyclic
no relationship
as x increases, y increases
as x increases, y decreases
shows a pattern of increasing and decreasing y values as x in…
as x increases, y remains the same (constant)
direct relationship
as x increases, y increases
inverse relationship
as x increases, y decreases
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Earth Science Test 1
geology
astronomy
meteorology
oceanography
the study of the materials that make up Earth and the process…
the study of objects beyond Earth's atmosphere
the study of the air that surrounds the plant and what forces…
the study of Earth's oceans
geology
the study of the materials that make up Earth and the process…
astronomy
the study of objects beyond Earth's atmosphere
Earth science test 1
what is an observation
if you can ___ _________,_________,___…
An inference is
and inference is what you ___________…
is the perception of some aspects of the environment by one o…
see, hear, touch, taste, smell
an interpretation of an observation.
think
what is an observation
is the perception of some aspects of the environment by one o…
if you can ___ _________,_________,___…
see, hear, touch, taste, smell
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Earth Science Test 1
atmosphere
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
Crust
the layer of gases that surrounds the earth and contains the…
the water part of the earth 's surface
the rigid outer shell of the earth
the top layer of the earth, above the mantle
atmosphere
the layer of gases that surrounds the earth and contains the…
Hydrosphere
the water part of the earth 's surface
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Earth Science Test 1
Talc
Gypsum
Calcite
Fluorite
Mineral- the softest mineral in a scale of hardness. has a pe…
Mineral- (variety of Selenite) Part of a large, transparent c…
Mineral- (variety of Iceland Spar) When struck with a hammer…
Mineral- Number 4 in the hardness scale. Beautiful green and…
Talc
Mineral- the softest mineral in a scale of hardness. has a pe…
Gypsum
Mineral- (variety of Selenite) Part of a large, transparent c…
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Earth Science - Test 1
Name 3 events that affect weather from…
List geographical features that affect…
atmosphere
Atmosphere is made up of what gases
Creation, the Fall of Man and the flood
oceans, lakes, mountains, deserts, latitude, alititude
the layers of gas that surround the planet
Nitrogen (78%) Oxygen (21%)
Name 3 events that affect weather from…
Creation, the Fall of Man and the flood
List geographical features that affect…
oceans, lakes, mountains, deserts, latitude, alititude
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Earth Science Test 1
What are minerals
What is inorganic
How do we identify minerals
What is a rock's clevage
They are naturally occurring, usually solid, inorganic, more…
Not made of living things
By the chemical composition, shape of the unit cell, cleavage…
the pattern of fracturing
What are minerals
They are naturally occurring, usually solid, inorganic, more…
What is inorganic
Not made of living things
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Earth Science Quarter Test 1
Atmosphere
Contour line
Contour Interval
Coordinate System
The thin shell of gases bound to the Earth by gravity; it con…
a line on a topographic map that connects points having the s…
the difference in elevation between two adjacent contour lines.
A system for assigning two numbers to every point on a surface
Atmosphere
The thin shell of gases bound to the Earth by gravity; it con…
Contour line
a line on a topographic map that connects points having the s…
Earth Science, Test 1
Who used philosophical arguments and o…
What kind of view did the ancient gree…
What does geocentric mean?
Geocentric was most famously discovere…
Ancient Greeks
Geocentric
Earth-centered
Aristotle (384-322 BC) and Ptolemy, adopted as Church doctrin…
Who used philosophical arguments and o…
Ancient Greeks
What kind of view did the ancient gree…
Geocentric
Earth Science Test 1
Earth Science
Science
Scientific Method
Scientific inquiry
Study of our home planet and all of its components; The name…
A path to gaining knowledge about the natural world
A series of steps that help to investigate a question
A procedure that has characterized natural science consisting…
Earth Science
Study of our home planet and all of its components; The name…
Science
A path to gaining knowledge about the natural world
Earth Science test 1
Catastrophism
Uniformitarianism
Law of Superposition
Unconformity
The concept that Earth was shaped by catastrophic events of a…
The concept that the processes that have shaped Earth in the…
States that new layers of rock will be deposited over the old…
A surface that represents a break in the rock record; caused…
Catastrophism
The concept that Earth was shaped by catastrophic events of a…
Uniformitarianism
The concept that the processes that have shaped Earth in the…
Earth science test1
Observation
Inference
Scientific notation
Rate of change
Using your senses
Make a conclusion based on an observation
A shorthand way of working with very large or very small numb…
Something changed over time
Observation
Using your senses
Inference
Make a conclusion based on an observation
Earth Science Test 1
What is Earth science?
Scientific Method
Hypothesis
Theory
The name for all the sciences that collectively seek to under…
observe, question/hypothesis, theory, fact/law
a tentative explanation
a well-tested and widely accepted view that the scientific co…
What is Earth science?
The name for all the sciences that collectively seek to under…
Scientific Method
observe, question/hypothesis, theory, fact/law
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Earth Science test 1
1.1Geology-The Science of Earth
1.4 Earths Spheres
1.6 Early evolution of Earth
1.7 Earths internal structure
Geologists study the earth. Physical geologists focus on the…
Imagine a volcano (part of the geosphere) geosphere) erupted…
The inner planets are made of denser matter and are "Rocky" a…
Compositionally, the solid Earth has three layers: core, mant…
1.1Geology-The Science of Earth
Geologists study the earth. Physical geologists focus on the…
1.4 Earths Spheres
Imagine a volcano (part of the geosphere) geosphere) erupted…
Earth Science Test 1
Supernova
Lithosphere
Big Bang
Ice Age
An exploding star
Thin, brittle, rocky, outer layer of the earth
Event that created all matter and energy in the universe
Geologic age when global climate was cool and much of North A…
Supernova
An exploding star
Lithosphere
Thin, brittle, rocky, outer layer of the earth
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Earth Science Test 1
Geogolgy
Branches
Meteorology
Climatology
Study of earths solid material and structures as well as the…
Mineralogy... Planetary geology ... Seismology ... Paleontology
Study of weather patterns, clouds, hurricanes and tornadoes
Study of the atmosphere to better understand climate changes
Geogolgy
Study of earths solid material and structures as well as the…
Branches
Mineralogy... Planetary geology ... Seismology ... Paleontology
Earth Science Test 1
matter
element
nucleus
proton
anything that has volume and mass
substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substances…
made up of protons and neutrons
tiny particle that has mass and a positive electric charge
matter
anything that has volume and mass
element
substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substances…
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Earth Science Test 1
model
factor
experiment
control
a symbolic representation of an idea, system, or structure to…
a condition that affects the outcome of an event
An organized procedure to study something under controlled co…
In an experiment, the standard that is used for comparison
model
a symbolic representation of an idea, system, or structure to…
factor
a condition that affects the outcome of an event
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Earth Science Test 1
4 Subfields
Global Environments
Study of Universe
Philosophical Assumptions
Astronomy, Geology, Meteorology, Oceanography
Biosphere, Lithosphere, Atmosphere, Geosphere
Cosmology
Nature is... uniform and intelligible, methodical naturalism
4 Subfields
Astronomy, Geology, Meteorology, Oceanography
Global Environments
Biosphere, Lithosphere, Atmosphere, Geosphere
40 terms
Earth science test 1
Science
Scientific inquiry
Testable questions
Systematic
Path to gaininf knowledge to predict outcomes in the natural…
Study of science also includes the body of a knowledge that h…
Ask
Make observations
Science
Path to gaininf knowledge to predict outcomes in the natural…
Scientific inquiry
Study of science also includes the body of a knowledge that h…
36 terms
Earth Science Test 1
Density
mass
volume
Geosphere
how much mass is packed into an object
how heavy something is
how much space there is in a 3-D object
the ground (has three main parts: a metal core, solid middle…
Density
how much mass is packed into an object
mass
how heavy something is
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Earth Science Test 1
Why study the Earth?
goldilocks planet
importance of metallic core
geochemistry
resources (hydrocarbon, other energy, water, mineral, rock),…
temperature is just right
gives us magnetic field
the study of the elemental abundance, distribution and associ…
Why study the Earth?
resources (hydrocarbon, other energy, water, mineral, rock),…
goldilocks planet
temperature is just right
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Earth Science Test 1
Physical Geology
historical geology
oceanography
meteorology
examination of the materials that make up the earth
earth's history & the past physical and biological changes of…
movements of ocean water
study of atmosphere and what changes the weather and such
Physical Geology
examination of the materials that make up the earth
historical geology
earth's history & the past physical and biological changes of…
6th Grade Science - Ch Lesson 1. The Sky From Earth
satellite
planet
meteors
comet
A body that orbits a planet
An object that orbits the sun, is large enough to have become…
A streak of light produced when a small object burns up enter…
A cold mixture of dust and ice that gives up a long trail of…
satellite
A body that orbits a planet
planet
An object that orbits the sun, is large enough to have become…
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Earth Science - 9.1 (Energy from the Sun)
atmosphere
troposphere
stratosphere
mesosphere
A mixture of gases that surrounds the earth
0-17 km above Earth's surface, site of weather, organisms, co…
12 to 50 km, Ozone held here, absorbs UV radiation
50 to 80 km, most meteorites burn up here
atmosphere
A mixture of gases that surrounds the earth
troposphere
0-17 km above Earth's surface, site of weather, organisms, co…
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