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Earth Science Ch 9 Changing Earth's Surface
deposition
gravity
mass movement
runoff
process in which sediment is laid down in new locations
a force that moves rocks and other materials downhill
processes can be slow or rapid and moves sediment downhill; e…
water that moves over the ground surface rather than soaking…
deposition
process in which sediment is laid down in new locations
gravity
a force that moves rocks and other materials downhill
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Science-Chapter 9-Changes in Earth's Surface
Natural features of the earth's surface
Describe how the Earth's surface changes
What causes the Earth's surface to con…
process of breaking the Earth's crust…
landform
constantly
weathering
weathering
Natural features of the earth's surface
landform
Describe how the Earth's surface changes
constantly
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Science Ch. 9 Changes to Earth's Surface
landform
weathering
erosion
deposition
natural features that cover Earth's surface
breaking down of Earth's crust by physical or chemical means
a process of carrying away loose materials on Earth's surface…
the laying down of pieces of rock
landform
natural features that cover Earth's surface
weathering
breaking down of Earth's crust by physical or chemical means
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Science Chapter 9 - Earth's Changing Surface
Harbors and Inlets
Igneous Rock
Mantle and Core
Streak of a mineral
Formed due to areas of shoreline eroding more quickly than ot…
Can be identified by its visible crystals
Scientists can learn about this by studying material that is…
can be determined by rubbing the object on a hard, white surf…
Harbors and Inlets
Formed due to areas of shoreline eroding more quickly than ot…
Igneous Rock
Can be identified by its visible crystals
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Science - Chapter 9: Changes to Earth's Surface
volcano
earthquake
landform
glacier
a mountain made of lava, ash, or other materials from eruption
a movement of the ground cause by a sudden release of energy…
a natural land shape or feature
a large thick sheet of ice
volcano
a mountain made of lava, ash, or other materials from eruption
earthquake
a movement of the ground cause by a sudden release of energy…
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Science Chapter 9 - Earth's Changing Surface
Harbors and Inlets
Igneous Rock
Mantle and Core
Streak of a mineral
Formed due to areas of shoreline eroding more quickly than ot…
Can be identified by its visible crystals
Scientists can learn about this by studying material that is…
can be determined by rubbing the object on a hard, white surf…
Harbors and Inlets
Formed due to areas of shoreline eroding more quickly than ot…
Igneous Rock
Can be identified by its visible crystals
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Science Chapter 9-Changes to Earth's Surface
glacier
earthquake
volcano
magma
a large, thick sheet of ice
a movement of the ground caused by a sudden release of energy…
a mountain made of lava, ash, or other materials from eruptio…
molten rock under Earth's surface
glacier
a large, thick sheet of ice
earthquake
a movement of the ground caused by a sudden release of energy…
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Science chapter 9 Changes to Earth's Surface
landform
topography
glacier
sand dune
A natural land shape or feature
All the kinds of landforms in a certain place
A large, thick sheet of ice
A hill of sand, made and shaped by wind
landform
A natural land shape or feature
topography
All the kinds of landforms in a certain place
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Earth Science Vocabulary--Changes to Earth's Surface
landform
mountain
canyon
plain
a natural land shape or feature on Earth's surface
Is a landform that is higher than the land around it.
a valley with steep walls
large, flat landform
landform
a natural land shape or feature on Earth's surface
mountain
Is a landform that is higher than the land around it.
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Earth Science Quiz 9
What is weather?
What is climate?
What gases make up most of the atmosph…
What gas is the remaining one percent…
a consistently changing, day to day description of the atmosp…
average weather, accumulated over time
nitrogen and oxygen
argon
What is weather?
a consistently changing, day to day description of the atmosp…
What is climate?
average weather, accumulated over time
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Earth Science Vocabulary--Changes to Earth's Surface
landform
mountain
valley
canyon
a natural feature on Earth's surface
an area that is higher than the land around it
lower area with higher land around it
a valley with steep walls
landform
a natural feature on Earth's surface
mountain
an area that is higher than the land around it
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Science - Earth's Changes & Landforms
weathering
erosion
deposition
earthquake
breaking down of rock
movement of sediment
depositing, or dropping sediment in a new place
weathering
breaking down of rock
erosion
movement of sediment
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Earth Science- Changing Earth
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Inner Core
Earth's outermost layer
Earth's thickest layer made of hot rock and is less dense tha…
A layer of molten (liquid) iron and nickel that surrounds the…
A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of Earth
Crust
Earth's outermost layer
Mantle
Earth's thickest layer made of hot rock and is less dense tha…
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Science Chapter 9: Changing Earth's Surfaces
The outermost and thinnest layer
This layer of Earth makes up most of E…
The very center of Earth
A section of the lithosphere is called…
crust
mantle
core
plate
The outermost and thinnest layer
crust
This layer of Earth makes up most of E…
mantle
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Science: Chapter 9 - Changes to Earth's Surface
weathering
landform
erosion
deposition
an ongoing process in which rocks in the Earth's crust are sl…
natural features on the Earth's surface
process in which water, ice, gravity, and wind often work tog…
the laying down of pieces of the Earth's surface
weathering
an ongoing process in which rocks in the Earth's crust are sl…
landform
natural features on the Earth's surface
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Science Chapter 9 Earth's Changing Surface
landform
igneous
humus
sedimentary
natural land features on Earth's surface
rocks that form from molten rock
a material in soil made up of decayed plants and animasl
rocks formed when layers of sediments settle on top of one an…
landform
natural land features on Earth's surface
igneous
rocks that form from molten rock
Science: Earth's changing crust
Continental Drift Theory
Continental Drift Theory
Plate Tectonics Theory
Inner Core
associated with plate tectonics
created by Alfred Wegner; a German methodologist; started abo…
lower layer of earth's mantle is practically melted by heat;…
innermost layer of earth; densest; hottest; mostly iron
Continental Drift Theory
associated with plate tectonics
Continental Drift Theory
created by Alfred Wegner; a German methodologist; started abo…
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Earth Science 3.1 Changing Earth's Surface
Erosion
Sediment
Deposition
Gravity
The process by which natural forces move weathered rock and s…
Material moved by erosion.
Occurs where the agents of erosion deposit, or lay down, sedi…
The force that moves rock and other materials downhill.
Erosion
The process by which natural forces move weathered rock and s…
Sediment
Material moved by erosion.
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Science: Chapter 9: Changes in Earth's Surface
Peninsula
Earth's surface
Weathering
4 Kinds of Physical Weathering
Kind of landform found on on a coast with beaches and ocean.
Is constantly changing.
Process of change to Earth's surface that happens all the time.
Flowing water, ice, temperature, and living things.
Peninsula
Kind of landform found on on a coast with beaches and ocean.
Earth's surface
Is constantly changing.
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Science Chapter 9-Earth's Changing Surfaces
Crust
Mantle
Core
Mechanical Weathering
The outermost and thinnest of Earth's layers
The layer of Earth between the crust and the core
The center part of Earth which includes the liquid outer core…
The breaking down of rocks into smaller pieces by any physica…
Crust
The outermost and thinnest of Earth's layers
Mantle
The layer of Earth between the crust and the core
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Science Earth's Changing Surface
What are the two types of weathering?
Mechanical weathering
Weathering
Chemical Weathering
Mechanical and Chemical
the type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
the process (slow) that breaks down rock and other substances…
The process (slow) that breaks down rock through chemical cha…
What are the two types of weathering?
Mechanical and Chemical
Mechanical weathering
the type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
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Earth Science: Changes to Earth's Surface
Weathering
Mechanical Weathering
Chemical Weathering
Ice Wedging
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
The type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
The process in which rock is broken down by changes in its ch…
Process that splits rock when water seeps into cracks, then f…
Weathering
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
Mechanical Weathering
The type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
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Earth Science-Earth Changes
continental drift
earthquake
fault
lava
a slow movement of the continents on a deep-seated viscous zo…
a shaking or trembling of the earth that is volcanic or tecto…
a fracture in the crust of a planet or moon accompanied by a…
molten rock that issues from a volcano or from a fissure in t…
continental drift
a slow movement of the continents on a deep-seated viscous zo…
earthquake
a shaking or trembling of the earth that is volcanic or tecto…
Earth Science Reading Quiz 9
What percentage of Earth's water is fr…
Which of the following contrasts betwe…
Which of the following statements abou…
Which of the following statements abou…
a) 3 percent
b) only confined aquifers can produce artisan wells
c) levees are used to makes reservoirs
e) most dams are built to generate electricity
What percentage of Earth's water is fr…
a) 3 percent
Which of the following contrasts betwe…
b) only confined aquifers can produce artisan wells
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Quiz 9 (Earth Science)
In general, rocks of the continental c…
Continent-continent convergence result…
Rock in the asthenosphere is mostly mo…
There are ___ major tectonic plates.
True
False
False
7
In general, rocks of the continental c…
True
Continent-continent convergence result…
False
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Quiz 9 -Earth's Structure Take 2
crust
mantle
lithosphere
asthenosphere
The brittle solid, mainly rocky, outer layer of Earth.
The thick middle layer in the solid rock and metal part of Ea…
The crust and the uppermost mantle of Earth.
The plastic layer within the mantle of the Earth.
crust
The brittle solid, mainly rocky, outer layer of Earth.
mantle
The thick middle layer in the solid rock and metal part of Ea…
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Earth Science (Abeka): Quiz 9
basalt
porphyritic
concretions
clastic sedimentary rock
the most common igneous rock
an igneous rock formed when magma began cooling slowly but fi…
hard, round sedimentary rock that form when minerals crystall…
type of sedimentary rock made from mechanical sediments
basalt
the most common igneous rock
porphyritic
an igneous rock formed when magma began cooling slowly but fi…
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Science - Changes to Earth and Earth's Structure
Crust
The Mantle
The outer Core and the inner core.
A volcano
- the outer/first layer. On which we live. It is the smallest…
the second/or middle layer. Where the rocks flow under pressu…
The last layers Very hot with molten rocks
is an opening in the Earth's crust where magma rises or is pu…
Crust
- the outer/first layer. On which we live. It is the smallest…
The Mantle
the second/or middle layer. Where the rocks flow under pressu…
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Science (earth's changing surface)
Topography
Elevation
Relief
Landform
Shape of the land
Height above sea level
Difference in elevation between highest and lowest parts of a…
Feature of topography formed by natural processes that shape…
Topography
Shape of the land
Elevation
Height above sea level
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Science - Ch. 9 - Changes in the Earth's Surface
earthquake
tsunami
erosion
mudslide
shaking of the earth's surface; caused by sudden movement of…
series of large ocean waves caused by an underwater earthquak…
removal of rock and soil by water or wind
large amount of wet soil and rock that slides down a mountain
earthquake
shaking of the earth's surface; caused by sudden movement of…
tsunami
series of large ocean waves caused by an underwater earthquak…
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Earth Science (Abeka): Quiz 9
basalt
porphyritic
concretions
clastic sedimentary rock
the most common igneous rock
an igneous rock formed when magma began cooling slowly but fi…
hard, round sedimentary rock that form when minerals crystall…
type of sedimentary rock made from mechanical sediments
basalt
the most common igneous rock
porphyritic
an igneous rock formed when magma began cooling slowly but fi…
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Changing Earth's Surface
Landslide
Mudflow
Slump
Creep
The sudden movement of rock and soil down a slope
Quickly moving downhill flow of soil and rock fragments conta…
A type of mass movement that occurs when a mass of material m…
very slow downhill movement of rock and soil
Landslide
The sudden movement of rock and soil down a slope
Mudflow
Quickly moving downhill flow of soil and rock fragments conta…
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Science Earth's Changing Surface
feature
landscape
landform
model
A noticeable characteristic or trait
a large area of land that includes a wide variety of surface…
A part of the Earth's surface that has a unique shape, it is…
An object that represents something that is similar to the re…
feature
A noticeable characteristic or trait
landscape
a large area of land that includes a wide variety of surface…
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Earth Science Reading Quiz 9
What percentage of Earth's water is fr…
Which of the following contrasts betwe…
Which of the following statements abou…
Which of the following statements abou…
a) 3 percent
b) only confined aquifers can produce artisan wells
c) levees are used to makes reservoirs
e) most dams are built to generate electricity
What percentage of Earth's water is fr…
a) 3 percent
Which of the following contrasts betwe…
b) only confined aquifers can produce artisan wells
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Science Earth's Changing Surface
landform
topography
sand dune
weathering
a natural shape or feature
all the kinds of landforms in a certain place
a hill of sand, made and shaped by the wind
the process of wearing away rocks by natural means
landform
a natural shape or feature
topography
all the kinds of landforms in a certain place
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Earth Science Topic 1 - Intro to Earth's Changing Environment
observation
density
inference
dynamic equilibrium
using our senses to notice things in our environment
the concentration of matter in an object, density = mass/volume
an interpretation of an observation
opposing forces or action that balance each other
observation
using our senses to notice things in our environment
density
the concentration of matter in an object, density = mass/volume
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Earth Science Quiz 9.1
Wegener's continental drift hypothesis…
Continental drift evidence: __________…
_____________ evidence for continental…
example of fossil evidence: __________…
single supercontinent
Rock Types and Structures, Ancient Climates, the continental…
fossil
mesosaurus
Wegener's continental drift hypothesis…
single supercontinent
Continental drift evidence: __________…
Rock Types and Structures, Ancient Climates, the continental…
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Science Earth's Changing Surface
Crust
Mantle
Landforms
Weathering
The outer surface of Earth is a layer of rock called ------.…
The layer of Earths surface after the crust is -----.
------ are natural land features on Earth's surface.
------ is when rocks are broken into smaller pieces.
Crust
The outer surface of Earth is a layer of rock called ------.…
Mantle
The layer of Earths surface after the crust is -----.
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Science: changing Earth's surface
Gravity
Mudflow
Landslide
Slump
A force that moves rock and other materials downhill
Description: Rapid downhill movement of water rock and soil... O…
Rock and soil slide quickly down a steep slope... Most destructi…
Mass of rock and soil suddenly slips down slope... Moves in one…
Gravity
A force that moves rock and other materials downhill
Mudflow
Description: Rapid downhill movement of water rock and soil... O…
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Science Grade 5 Chapter 9 Earth's Changing Surface
crust
mantle
core
plate
Earth's outermost and thinnest layer is called ____.
___ is the layer that makes up most of Earth's material.
The very center of the Earth is called ___.
A section of the lithosphere is called ___.
crust
Earth's outermost and thinnest layer is called ____.
mantle
___ is the layer that makes up most of Earth's material.
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Science Earth's Changing Surface
Abrasion
Delta
Mechanical Weathering
Chemical Weathering
the grinding away of rock or other surfaces as particles carr…
a large deposit of sediment that forms where a stream natural…
the physical processes that naturally break rock into smaller…
the process that changes the composition of rocks and mineral…
Abrasion
the grinding away of rock or other surfaces as particles carr…
Delta
a large deposit of sediment that forms where a stream natural…
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Science Chapter 9 Earth's Changing Surface Lesson 1
crust... mantle... outer core... inner core
crust
Continental... mountain... granite
Oceanic... ocean
Earth has layers called _______, _______, _______ _______, an…
When you stand on the ground, it is the _______ (layer of the…
There are 2 kinds of crust. ______________ crust makes up all…
______________is the other type of crust. It lies beneath mos…
crust... mantle... outer core... inner core
Earth has layers called _______, _______, _______ _______, an…
crust
When you stand on the ground, it is the _______ (layer of the…
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Science 5 Ch. 9 Earth's Changing Surface
mechanical weathering
igneous
plate
sedimentary
is the breaking of rocks into smaller pieces
rocks are formed when melted rocks cools and hardens
a large section of Earth's crust and upper mantle
rocks form when layers of materials and rock particles settle…
mechanical weathering
is the breaking of rocks into smaller pieces
igneous
rocks are formed when melted rocks cools and hardens
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Earth's Changing Crust - Science
faults
seismographs...
bench marks
geologists
Cracks in the Earth's crust are called
What are Devices called that record the motions of Earth's cr…
What do Surveyors leave that tell the exact elevation of a pl…
Scientists who study Earth are called blank.
faults
Cracks in the Earth's crust are called
seismographs...
What are Devices called that record the motions of Earth's cr…
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Science Chapter 9 Earth's Changing Surface Lesson 2
crust... crust
lithosphere... solid... plate
continents... continents... ocean
plate boundaries... boundaries
You don't notice it, but Earth's _______ is moving all the ti…
The ______________ covers all of Earth like a thin shell, but…
Several plates are larger than ______________ . A plate may i…
The edges of the plates are called _______ _______. Plates me…
crust... crust
You don't notice it, but Earth's _______ is moving all the ti…
lithosphere... solid... plate
The ______________ covers all of Earth like a thin shell, but…
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Science- Earth's Changing Surface
Weathering
Erosion
deposition
D or C- canyon
Breaking down of rock
Natural forces moving weathered rock from one place to another
Sediment is added to a landform
D
Weathering
Breaking down of rock
Erosion
Natural forces moving weathered rock from one place to another
Earth Science: Topic 1- Introduction to Earth's Changing Environment
classification
cyclic change
density
dynamic equilibrium
the grouping together of similar observations and inferences…
an orderly change in the environment in which an event repeat…
the concentration of matter in an object. (mass / volume)
a condition of the balancing out of the opposing forces or ac…
classification
the grouping together of similar observations and inferences…
cyclic change
an orderly change in the environment in which an event repeat…
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4th Science Vocabulary, Chapter 9, Changes to Earth's Surface
landform
weathering
erosion
deposition
A physical feature on Earth's surface
Chemical or physical process that breaks down rocks into smal…
Processes by which rock, sand, and soil are broken down and c…
Gas to Solid
landform
A physical feature on Earth's surface
weathering
Chemical or physical process that breaks down rocks into smal…
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Science - Chapter 9 Vocabulary - Changes to Earth's Surface
landform
weathering
erosion
deposition
A natural feature on Earth's surface; landforms include mount…
A gradual wearing away or changing of rock and soil caused by…
The moving of weathered pieces and particles of rock by water…
The laying down of pieces of Earth's surface by water, ice, a…
landform
A natural feature on Earth's surface; landforms include mount…
weathering
A gradual wearing away or changing of rock and soil caused by…
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Earth's Changing Surface
crust
erosion
magma
deposition
The thin, rocky outer layer of Earth that makes up the contin…
The movement of rock material from one place to another.
Molten rock beneath Earth's surface.
The dropping of sediment moved by water, wind, and ice.
crust
The thin, rocky outer layer of Earth that makes up the contin…
erosion
The movement of rock material from one place to another.
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