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Advanced Earth Science Final
What is a telescope?
What is a spectroscope, and what does…
What are the spectrum types?
What is the doppler effect?
A device built to observe distant objects by making them appe…
An instrument that can separate white light into its waveleng…
Continuous, Absorption (Dark Line), Emission (Bright Line)
A shift in the location of spectral lines due to the changing…
What is a telescope?
A device built to observe distant objects by making them appe…
What is a spectroscope, and what does…
An instrument that can separate white light into its waveleng…
Advanced Earth Science Vocabulary
Continental drift
Convergent boundary
Continental Crust
Convection Theory
The moving of the earths continents because of crustal plates.
When two or more tectonic plates collide.
The thick part of the earth's crust that forms landmasses.
When the core heats the mantle and makes it less dense so it…
Continental drift
The moving of the earths continents because of crustal plates.
Convergent boundary
When two or more tectonic plates collide.
Advanced Earth Science Vocabulary
Basaltic
Cleavage
Compound
Crystal
Lava with low silica and viscosity.
Flat surfaces and edges on a rock/mineral.
Two or more elements that are chemically bonded.
A substance thats atom structure is a pattern.
Basaltic
Lava with low silica and viscosity.
Cleavage
Flat surfaces and edges on a rock/mineral.
Advanced Earth Science Vocabulary
Abrasion
black hole
chromosphere
convective zone
Scraping or wearing away.
A gravitational pull that not even light can escape.
The red gassy layer of the sun's atmosphere.
Hot plasma rises and then cools down at the surface and drops.
Abrasion
Scraping or wearing away.
black hole
A gravitational pull that not even light can escape.
Advanced Earth Science Vocabulary
Atomic mass
Atomic number
Centimeter
Chemical change
The mass of an isotope of an element.
The number of electrons surrounding an element's nucleus.
A metric unit of measurement that is one one-hundredth of a m…
A chemical reaction that creates a new substance by rearrangi…
Atomic mass
The mass of an isotope of an element.
Atomic number
The number of electrons surrounding an element's nucleus.
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Advanced Earth Science and Streams
river
stream
meanders
oxbow lakes
a large body of running water flowing in a channel to another…
a body of flowing water, smaller than a river
broad looping bends in a river
meander gets cut off from the river and forms lakes
river
a large body of running water flowing in a channel to another…
stream
a body of flowing water, smaller than a river
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Advanced Earth Science - Chapter 5 - Minerals
Mineral
Silicate mineral
Crystal
Tetrahedron
a natural, usually inorganic, solid that has a characteristic…
a mineral that contains a combination of silicon (Si) and oxy…
a solid whose atoms, ions, or molecules are arranged in a reg…
four oxygen atoms arranged in a pyramid with one silicon atom…
Mineral
a natural, usually inorganic, solid that has a characteristic…
Silicate mineral
a mineral that contains a combination of silicon (Si) and oxy…
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Advanced Earth Science Geologic Time
Relative dating
Absolute dating
Half life
Isotope
Determining the age of the rock by comparing them to other ro…
The actual age of the rock determined by radiometric dating
The time it takes for half the radioactive atoms to decay to…
An atom with the same number of protons and a different numbe…
Relative dating
Determining the age of the rock by comparing them to other ro…
Absolute dating
The actual age of the rock determined by radiometric dating
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Advanced Earth Science - Chapter 3 - Maps
cartography
contour interval
contour line
equator
the science of making maps; a subfield of Earth science and g…
the difference in elevation between a contour line and the next
a line that connects points of equal elevation on a map
the circle half way between the north and south poles that di…
cartography
the science of making maps; a subfield of Earth science and g…
contour interval
the difference in elevation between a contour line and the next
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Advanced Environmental Earth Science
What are the 4 "media" that can be con…
Describe primary and secondary drinkin…
Safe Drinking Water Act
Clean Water Act
soil, water, air, tissue
Primary- enforceable to protect human health; applies to publ…
EPA for all public but does not expand to bottled water
GOAL: fishable/ swimmable surface and coastal waters; standar…
What are the 4 "media" that can be con…
soil, water, air, tissue
Describe primary and secondary drinkin…
Primary- enforceable to protect human health; applies to publ…
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Advanced Earth Science
Independent Variable
Dependent variable
Constant
Control
Change by ghe experimenter
Respond to the changes in the independent variable
Are the things that you keep the same
The part of the experiment where the independent variable is…
Independent Variable
Change by ghe experimenter
Dependent variable
Respond to the changes in the independent variable
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Advanced Environmental Earth Science
List 3 topics of study in the scope of…
Know the current world population and…
At the current time, is the growth rat…
What is exponential growth? If you hav…
hazards... pollution... resources
current: 7.4 billion... projected: 12 billion
decreasing
exponential growth: growth by the same percentage each year b…
List 3 topics of study in the scope of…
hazards... pollution... resources
Know the current world population and…
current: 7.4 billion... projected: 12 billion
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Advanced Earth Science: The Sun
corona
Photosphere
Chromosphere
Solar wind
the outermost layer of the Sun's atmosphere, having a tempera…
the innermost layer of the Sun's atmosphere, having a tempera…
the middle layer of the Sun's atmoshphere, having a temperatu…
the outward flow of charged particles from the Sun's corona f…
corona
the outermost layer of the Sun's atmosphere, having a tempera…
Photosphere
the innermost layer of the Sun's atmosphere, having a tempera…
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Lesson 13`: Earth Science (Advanced)
bedrock
butte
deposit
elevation
Companies dug under the _____ for search of oil.
From the top of the _____, you can see in every direction for…
In 1849, there was a _____ of gold what is now known as Calif…
Depth is to _____ as enormous is to tiny.
bedrock
Companies dug under the _____ for search of oil.
butte
From the top of the _____, you can see in every direction for…
Ch. 1 Advanced Earth Science
Earth Scientists
Ancient Greeks
chinese scientists
space exploration
-predict natural disasters which help save lives... -assume caus…
kept a catalog of rocks and minerals
recorded earth quakes
improves computer, cars, medical equipment
Earth Scientists
-predict natural disasters which help save lives... -assume caus…
Ancient Greeks
kept a catalog of rocks and minerals
Advanced Earth Science Vocab 1
Mass
Density
Weight
Independent Variable
Amount of matter in a material
The amount of material in a given space
The force with which gravity pulls on quantity of matter
The variable that is altered
Mass
Amount of matter in a material
Density
The amount of material in a given space
Advanced Earth Science Vocab 1
Nebula
Protostar
Sunspots
Solar Wind
A cloud of gas or dust in outer space.
The early stage in formation of a star.
A spot or patch appearing from time to time on the sun's surf…
A continuous flow of ... charged particles
Nebula
A cloud of gas or dust in outer space.
Protostar
The early stage in formation of a star.
advanced earth science chapter 2
mineral
silicate mineral
non silicate mineral
crystal
natural inorganic solid that has a special chemical composition
mineral that is made of silicon and oxygen
mineral that doesn't contain silicon and oxygen
solid whose atoms are arranged in a regular repeating oattern
mineral
natural inorganic solid that has a special chemical composition
silicate mineral
mineral that is made of silicon and oxygen
Advanced Earth Science Chapter 6
igneous rocks
sedimentary rocks
metamorphic rocks
plutonic
rock from cooling magma
formed by the compaction and cementation of Rock fragments
rocks made by heat and pressure
same as intrusive
igneous rocks
rock from cooling magma
sedimentary rocks
formed by the compaction and cementation of Rock fragments
advanced earth science section 9
delta
meander
floodplain
levee
a triangular deposit usually made up of silt and clay particl…
The curves in a stream's path
a flat fertile area extending out from a streams bank that is…
a wall that regulates water levels.
delta
a triangular deposit usually made up of silt and clay particl…
meander
The curves in a stream's path
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Chapter 7 Earths Resources/Alternate Energy (Advanced Earth Science)
Non Renewable Resources
ore
gemstone
placer deposit
a resource that forms at a much slower rate than the rate at…
mineral deposit from which metals and nonmetals can be remove…
a mineral, rock, or organic material that can be used as jewe…
...
Non Renewable Resources
a resource that forms at a much slower rate than the rate at…
ore
mineral deposit from which metals and nonmetals can be remove…
Advanced Earth Science: Groundwater Quest
over population, pollution, cone of de…
Groundwater
pore space/total volume x100
volume of water/ time
5 human caused environmental problems associated with groundw…
Where does most of the world get their fresh water
Porosity equation
Permeability equation
over population, pollution, cone of de…
5 human caused environmental problems associated with groundw…
Groundwater
Where does most of the world get their fresh water
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Advanced Earth Systems Science Final
It gathers and focuses light to create…
300,000 kilometers/second or 186,300 m…
The perceived change in the frequency…
1. Refract... 2. Reflect... 3. Scatter... 4. Ab…
What does an optical telescope do?
What is the speed of light?
What is the Doppler Effect and why does it occur?
What are the options of interactions of energy (light) with o…
It gathers and focuses light to create…
What does an optical telescope do?
300,000 kilometers/second or 186,300 m…
What is the speed of light?
(Advanced) EARTH
UNIFORMITARIANISM
SUPERPOSITION
ABSOLUTE DATING
RELATIVE DATING
A principle that geologic processes that occurred in the past…
A principle that states that younger rocks lie above older ro…
Any method of measuring the age of an event or object in years
Any method of determining whether an event or object is older…
UNIFORMITARIANISM
A principle that geologic processes that occurred in the past…
SUPERPOSITION
A principle that states that younger rocks lie above older ro…
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Advanced Earth Science-Earth History Vocab
Paleontology
fossil
law of superposition
law of included fragments
The study of ancient life
Any evidence of earlier life that has been preserved in "rock"
In undisturbed rocks the oldest layer is at the bottom and yo…
Pieces of one rock embedded in another must be older than the…
Paleontology
The study of ancient life
fossil
Any evidence of earlier life that has been preserved in "rock"
Advanced Earth Science Stream Vocal
delta
meander
floodplain
levee
a triangular tract of sediment deposited at the mouth of a ri…
a winding or curve
an area of low-lying ground adjacent to a river, formed mainl…
an embankment, like a dam, constructed to prevent the overflo…
delta
a triangular tract of sediment deposited at the mouth of a ri…
meander
a winding or curve
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Advanced Earth Science Stellar Evolution
Nebula
Protostar
Main Sequence Star
Red Giant
A cloud of stars, made mostly of Helium and Hydrogen
A star that contains atoms in the core that start to create f…
A star that fuses Hydrogen and Helium, a process called Hydro…
A star where the hydrogen has run out, and as the gravity sta…
Nebula
A cloud of stars, made mostly of Helium and Hydrogen
Protostar
A star that contains atoms in the core that start to create f…
Advanced Earth Science: Second test
Atomic number
Electron
Neutron
Proton
Number of Protons in the nucleus
A particle that has very little to no mass, and a negative ch…
A particle with a neutral charge, located in the nucleus, has…
A particle with a positive charge, located in the nucleus and…
Atomic number
Number of Protons in the nucleus
Electron
A particle that has very little to no mass, and a negative ch…
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Advanced Physics, Earth, And Space Science
Geology
Geologists
Constructive Forces
Destructive Forces
The study of Earth, including its composition and structure
Scientists who study Earth and the processes that have shaped…
Forces that shape the Earth by building up mountains and othe…
Forces that shape the Earth by wearing away mountains and oth…
Geology
The study of Earth, including its composition and structure
Geologists
Scientists who study Earth and the processes that have shaped…
advanced earth science unit 1 vocab
meter
scientific method
volume
density
base unit for distance
step by step process to solve problems
the amount of space matter occupies
amount of material in a given space
meter
base unit for distance
scientific method
step by step process to solve problems
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Chapter 2 vocab for Advanced Earth science
aphelion
autumnal equinox
axis
core
point where earth is farthest from the sun
sun rays at 90 angle at the equator
the spinning of the earth on this....
layer beneath the mantle forms the center of the earth
aphelion
point where earth is farthest from the sun
autumnal equinox
sun rays at 90 angle at the equator
Advanced earth science quiz/test
Describe the differences between mafic…
what are the five different types of t…
what size does ash classify as?
what size does cinder classify as?
A mafic eruption has low silica which means it has low viscos…
ash, cinders, lapilli, bombs, blocks
ash is less than 2 mm and is like dust or sand
about a cm across (sand-pea size)
Describe the differences between mafic…
A mafic eruption has low silica which means it has low viscos…
what are the five different types of t…
ash, cinders, lapilli, bombs, blocks
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Groundwater for LOHS Advanced Earth Science
groundwater
infiltration
porosity
permeability
fresh water that is located beneath the Earth's surface
the process by which precipitation that falls on land surface…
the percentage of the total volume of a rock or sediment that…
the ability of a material to let water pass through it. Sand…
groundwater
fresh water that is located beneath the Earth's surface
infiltration
the process by which precipitation that falls on land surface…
Advanced Earth Science Section 1.3
Theory
Scientific Law
Spectum
Wavelength
hypothesis or set of hypotheses that is supported by the resu…
after theory is well established
sunlight passing thru prism produced a rainbow; ROYGBIV
distance from one crest to another
Theory
hypothesis or set of hypotheses that is supported by the resu…
Scientific Law
after theory is well established
Advanced Earth Science Semester 1
Relative Humidity:
Dew Point:
What determines relative humidity?
Why is indoor air dryer in the winter?
amount of moisture compared to what it could hold
moisture in the air
Temperature and moisture
Because cold air holds less moisture
Relative Humidity:
amount of moisture compared to what it could hold
Dew Point:
moisture in the air
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Groundwater for Advanced Earth Science TEST
Five Human Caused Environmental proble…
What is porosity and what is the equat…
What is Permeability and what is the e…
How permeability and porosity are rela…
1. over population: increased demands... 2. pollution: industria…
Porosity is how much water something can hold ... equation: Poro…
Permeability is the waters ability to flow through the object…
the higher the permeability, the higher the porosity... the lowe…
Five Human Caused Environmental proble…
1. over population: increased demands... 2. pollution: industria…
What is porosity and what is the equat…
Porosity is how much water something can hold ... equation: Poro…
Advanced Earth Science - River and Streams
River
Meanders
Oxbow Lakes
Delta
Large body of running water flowing in a channel to another b…
...
...
...
River
Large body of running water flowing in a channel to another b…
Meanders
...
Advanced Earth Science Vocab 2
nebula
protostar
sunspots
solar wind
cloud of dust and gas in space
a contracting mass of gas (early stage of formation)
dark spots on the sun
streams of charged particles (protons and electrons)
nebula
cloud of dust and gas in space
protostar
a contracting mass of gas (early stage of formation)
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Advanced Earth Systems Science 1 Final Exam
Telescopes
Spectroscopes
Continuous Spectrum
Dark Line Spectrum (Absorption Spectrum)
instrument for making objects far away appear nearer
an optical device for producing and observing a spectrum of l…
-shows entire spectrum of visible light... -emitted by hot sourc…
-absorbs certain wavelength of light... -wavelengths appear as g…
Telescopes
instrument for making objects far away appear nearer
Spectroscopes
an optical device for producing and observing a spectrum of l…
Advanced Earth Science Vocabulary: Unit 1
Mass
Density
Weight
Independent Variable
the amount of matter in an object
the amount of material in a given space
the force with which gravity pulls on a quantity of matter
the variable that is altered
Mass
the amount of matter in an object
Density
the amount of material in a given space
Advanced Earth Science - Chapter 2 Vocab
aphelion
autumnal equinox
axis
core
point in the orbit of a planet at which the planet is farthes…
beginning of the fall season
imaginary straight line running through the earth from pole t…
center of a planetary body, such as the earth
aphelion
point in the orbit of a planet at which the planet is farthes…
autumnal equinox
beginning of the fall season
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Advanced Earth Science Vocab 6.2
Eccentricity
Obliquity
Precession
Orbital Parameters
Deviation of a curve or orbit from circularity.
The angle between an object's rotational axis and its orbital…
The slow movement of the axis of a spinning body around anoth…
Parameters required to uniquely identify a specific orbit.
Eccentricity
Deviation of a curve or orbit from circularity.
Obliquity
The angle between an object's rotational axis and its orbital…
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Advanced Earth Science vocal pt one
River
Meander
Channels
Oxbow lakes
a large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the s…
a winding curve or bend of a river
a length of water wider than a strait, joining two larger are…
a curved lake formed at a former oxbow where the main stream…
River
a large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the s…
Meander
a winding curve or bend of a river
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Earth Science Groundwater Vocabulary for LOHS ADVANCED EARTH SCIENCE
water table
aquifer
zone of saturation
cave
the level below which the ground is saturated with water
A body of rock or sediment that stores groundwater and allows…
Is the area in an aquifer, below the water table, in which re…
a hollow place in the ground
water table
the level below which the ground is saturated with water
aquifer
A body of rock or sediment that stores groundwater and allows…
Advanced Earth Science: Unit 1 test
Identifying the problem
Making observations and asking questions
Develop a hypothesis
Experiment to test your hypothesis
Step 1
Step 2
Step 3
Step 4
Identifying the problem
Step 1
Making observations and asking questions
Step 2
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Advanced Earth Systems Science 1 Final Exam
DISCLAIMER
(A - Instruments) Telescopes
(A - Instruments) Spectroscopes
(A - Instruments) Continuous Spectrum
IF YOU FAIL THE FINALS, ITS YOUR FAULT.
instrument for making objects far away appear nearer
an optical device for producing and observing a spectrum of l…
-shows entire spectrum of visible light... -emitted by hot sourc…
DISCLAIMER
IF YOU FAIL THE FINALS, ITS YOUR FAULT.
(A - Instruments) Telescopes
instrument for making objects far away appear nearer
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Advanced Earth and Space
observation
inference
theory
testable question
act of using one or more of your senses to gather information…
logical explanation of an observation that is drawn from prio…
explanation of observations or events based on knowledge from…
question that can be answered by performing a scientific inve…
observation
act of using one or more of your senses to gather information…
inference
logical explanation of an observation that is drawn from prio…
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ADVANCED EARTH SCIENCE: Chapter 30 Vocab
apogee
calendar
crater
day
points in orbit of a planet at which the planet is farthest f…
system used to measure the passage of time
bowl shaped depression on the surface of a planetary body
time required for the earth to make one rotation on it's axis…
apogee
points in orbit of a planet at which the planet is farthest f…
calendar
system used to measure the passage of time
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Advanced Earth Systems Science - Chapter 1.3 Vocab
Big Bang Theory
Cosmologist
Matter
The Doppler effect
A theory to try to explain the origin of the universe, which…
A scientist who studies the origin and dynamics of the univer…
A solid, liquid, or gas that poses inertia and is capable of…
The apparent change of wavelengths occurring when an object i…
Big Bang Theory
A theory to try to explain the origin of the universe, which…
Cosmologist
A scientist who studies the origin and dynamics of the univer…
Advanced Earth Science Chapter 8 Vocab
Convection Current
Asthenosphere
Lithosphere
Mantle
current caused by temperature difference that causes density…
upper mantle
crust
space between crust and core
Convection Current
current caused by temperature difference that causes density…
Asthenosphere
upper mantle
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