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Earth Science:The Earth System
System
Energy
Atmosphere
Geosphere
A group of parts that works together.
Ability to do work
Earth's outermost layer is a mixture of gases... N and O
Earth's mass is found...3 main parts!
System
A group of parts that works together.
Energy
Ability to do work
21 terms
Earth science & Earth systems
Earth science
System
Energy
Constructive force
The body of knowledge that deals with Earth & it's place in t…
Group of parts that work together as a whole
The ability to do work or cause change
Shape Earth's surface by building mountains & landmasses
Earth science
The body of knowledge that deals with Earth & it's place in t…
System
Group of parts that work together as a whole
19 terms
Science Earth's Systems
system
matter
4 spheres
Geosphere
group of parts that work as a whole
anything that has mass and takes up space.
geosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere
The solid part of Earth, rock, nonliving soil, minerals. ... Inc…
system
group of parts that work as a whole
matter
anything that has mass and takes up space.
Branches of Earth Science & Earth Systems
Astronomy
Geology
Oceanography
Meteorology
The study of the universe beyond the earth and the exploratio…
The study of the structure of the solid earth and the process…
The study of the ocean floor, composition of the water, and m…
The study of the earth's atmospheric composition, structure a…
Astronomy
The study of the universe beyond the earth and the exploratio…
Geology
The study of the structure of the solid earth and the process…
5 terms
Earth Science: Solar System
solar system
tilt (seasons)
Rotation (days)
revolution (years)
sun, planets, and all the other objects that revolve around t…
Caused by the tilt of Earth on its axis as it revolves around…
caused by the Earth spinning on its axis.
caused by the Earth revolving around the sun.
solar system
sun, planets, and all the other objects that revolve around t…
tilt (seasons)
Caused by the tilt of Earth on its axis as it revolves around…
19 terms
Earth Science - The Solar System
Asteroid
Astronomical Unit (AU)
Atmosphere
Comet
irregularly-shaped, rocky object revolving around the sun tha…
a unit of length used to measure distance in the solar system…
the envelope of gas that surrounds a planet
small objects that orbit the sun and are made of ice, dust, a…
Asteroid
irregularly-shaped, rocky object revolving around the sun tha…
Astronomical Unit (AU)
a unit of length used to measure distance in the solar system…
Earth systems-earth science
Biosphere
Lithosphere
Hydrosphere
Atmosphere
All organisms on earth as well as the envioemts in which they…
Includes crust and mantle.
Water in earths oceans,seas,lakes,rivers,glaciers,and atmosph…
Gases surrounding earth,including 78%nitrogen and 21% oxygen.
Biosphere
All organisms on earth as well as the envioemts in which they…
Lithosphere
Includes crust and mantle.
19 terms
Earth Science Systems Of The Earth
Energy
2nd Law Of Thermodynamics
1st Law Of Thermodynamics
Closed System
Power To Do Work
Energy Is Exchanged But Matter stays organized
Energy is always being transferred never created or destroyed
Only Energy Is Transferred
Energy
Power To Do Work
2nd Law Of Thermodynamics
Energy Is Exchanged But Matter stays organized
30 terms
Earth System Science Unit
Atmosphere
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
Biosphere
The thin layer of gases surrounding Earth including oxygen, c…
All the water at and near the surface of the earth, 97% of wh…
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
Atmosphere
The thin layer of gases surrounding Earth including oxygen, c…
Hydrosphere
All the water at and near the surface of the earth, 97% of wh…
Earth Science Earth System
Earth System
Earth System
Earth System
Earth System
A system is a set of components that work together or interact.
Earth,from the very top of the atmosphere to the core at its…
Air, water,soil,and living things make up the four major comp…
These overlapping,interconnected components are called spheres.
Earth System
A system is a set of components that work together or interact.
Earth System
Earth,from the very top of the atmosphere to the core at its…
9 terms
Earth science and earth systems
Astronomy
Geology
Oceanography
Meteorology
The study of objects beyond earth's atmosphere
The study of Materials that make up earth and the processes t…
The study of Earth's oceans
The study of weathers producing forces in the atmosphere
Astronomy
The study of objects beyond earth's atmosphere
Geology
The study of Materials that make up earth and the processes t…
21 terms
Intro to Earth System Science
geology
pedology
meteorology
aeronomy
study of the geosphere
study of soil
The study of weather
The science of the upper atmosphere
geology
study of the geosphere
pedology
study of soil
Earth systems; earth science
What type of system essentially is the…
What are the 4 major spheres ?
What is the atmosphere, and what is it…
What is the geosphere; and what does i…
A closed system
Atmosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere
Gaseous envelope surrounding the planet; nitrogen
The earth itself, geography of earth such as rocks, mountains…
What type of system essentially is the…
A closed system
What are the 4 major spheres ?
Atmosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere
Earth Systems-Science
Earth Systems
The Atmosphere
The biosphere
The Geophere
a set of systems that work together in making the world we know
made of the mixture of gases that surrounds the planet
made of all living things such as plants, animals, and other…
made of the crust, and inner and outer core
Earth Systems
a set of systems that work together in making the world we know
The Atmosphere
made of the mixture of gases that surrounds the planet
8 terms
Branches of Earth Science and Earth's Systems
Bioshpere
Geosphere
Hydrosphere
Atmosphere
(System) All living things on the planet
(System) Earth's surface and what is underneath
(System) All the water on Earth
(System) The gas around a planet
Bioshpere
(System) All living things on the planet
Geosphere
(System) Earth's surface and what is underneath
10 terms
Science Earth System Study
biosphere
An erupting volcano is what kind of fo…
What is the main kind of energy that d…
Geosphere
Earth system includes trees, grasses and animals
constructive force
heat from the sun
Earth system that includes the rocks that make up the Earth.
biosphere
Earth system includes trees, grasses and animals
An erupting volcano is what kind of fo…
constructive force
11 terms
Paskievitch Earth System Science
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Carbon Cycle
Crust
Our atmosphere is a mixture of gases that surround the Earth.…
Subsystem of Earth that includes all living things: plants, a…
The carbon cycle is the biogeochemical cycle by which carbon…
Outer most layer of Earth. Made up of igneous, metamorphic, a…
Atmosphere
Our atmosphere is a mixture of gases that surround the Earth.…
Biosphere
Subsystem of Earth that includes all living things: plants, a…
14 terms
Earth Science Quiz- Earth Systems
Closed system
Open system
Biosphere
Hydrosphere
Energy may enter but mass cant leave
Exchange everything freely both energy and mass
Life all living things
All water
Closed system
Energy may enter but mass cant leave
Open system
Exchange everything freely both energy and mass
Earth's Systems - Hurst - Earth Science
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Geosphere
Pedosphere
the envelope of gases surrounding the earth or another planet.
the regions of the surface, atmosphere, and hydrosphere of th…
any of the almost spherical concentric regions of matter that…
the outermost layer of the Earth that is composed of soil and…
Atmosphere
the envelope of gases surrounding the earth or another planet.
Biosphere
the regions of the surface, atmosphere, and hydrosphere of th…
49 terms
AP Environmental Science Earth Systems
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
Innermost zone. Dense mass made up of nickle and iron. Solid…
Above core. Molten rock
Molten Rock
Located in the outer part of mantle, made of semi-molten, fle…
Core
Innermost zone. Dense mass made up of nickle and iron. Solid…
Mantle
Above core. Molten rock
13 terms
Branches and Systems of earth science
branches of earth science
environmental science
Astronomy
Geology
astronomy, geology, oceanography, meteorology
studying how nature's systems work together
the study of space
the study of rocks and the processes that form them
branches of earth science
astronomy, geology, oceanography, meteorology
environmental science
studying how nature's systems work together
Science terms earth systems
Atmoshpere
Biosphere
Cryosphere
GEOSPHERE
Air
Life
Frost and ice
Land and rock
Atmoshpere
Air
Biosphere
Life
49 terms
Earth Systems Science
low pressure system
high pressure system
isobars
windward
cyclones, rising air draws in surrounding air, convergent sys…
divergent system, sinking and spreading air, anti-clones
connect points of equal pressure
side that faces the wind, wet
low pressure system
cyclones, rising air draws in surrounding air, convergent sys…
high pressure system
divergent system, sinking and spreading air, anti-clones
11 terms
Earth System Science
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Carbon Cycle
Crust
Our atmosphere is a mixture of gases that surround the Earth.…
Subsystem of Earth that includes all living things: plants, a…
The carbon cycle is the biogeochemical cycle by which carbon…
Outer most layer of Earth. Made up of igneous, metamorphic, a…
Atmosphere
Our atmosphere is a mixture of gases that surround the Earth.…
Biosphere
Subsystem of Earth that includes all living things: plants, a…
13 terms
Science: Earth's Systems
Atmosphere
Geosphere
Hydrosphere
Biosphere
The layer of gases that surround the Earth
The solid portion of the Earth that includes the crust, mantl…
All the waters on earth's surface, such as lakes and seas, an…
The regions of the surface, atmosphere, and hydrosphere of ea…
Atmosphere
The layer of gases that surround the Earth
Geosphere
The solid portion of the Earth that includes the crust, mantl…
35 terms
Earth Science B - Earth Systems
What is the "biosphere"?
What is the "geosphere"?
What is the "atmosphere"?
What is the "hydrosphere"?
everything living
solid earth
gasses surronding the earth
all water
What is the "biosphere"?
everything living
What is the "geosphere"?
solid earth
12 terms
Earth Systems
atmosphere
biosphere
cryosphere
Earth system
the mixture of mostly invisible gases that surrounds Earth
all living things and the areas of Earth where they are found
the part of Earth that is made up of all the frozen water
all of the matter, energy, and processes within Earth's bound…
atmosphere
the mixture of mostly invisible gases that surrounds Earth
biosphere
all living things and the areas of Earth where they are found
40 terms
Earth Science Solar System
Jupiter
Neptune
Mercury
Saturn
Largest planet in the solar system
Most distant planet in the solar system
Smallest planet in the solar system
Most extensive ring system in the solar system
Jupiter
Largest planet in the solar system
Neptune
Most distant planet in the solar system
14 terms
Earth Science Solar System
solar system
planet
comet
star
a star and all the planets and other objects that revolve aro…
a large body that revolves around the sun
a ball of rock, ice, and frozen gases that revolves around th…
a huge ball of superheated gases
solar system
a star and all the planets and other objects that revolve aro…
planet
a large body that revolves around the sun
Science (Earth and Space Systems) - Unit 2 Words
geologist
geoscientist
crust
oceanic crust
geologist: a scientist... who studies the... materials, processes,…
geoscientist: a... scientist who studies... the processes of... the ge…
crust: the thin, solid,... outermost layer of... Earth.
oceanic crust: the... crustal rocks that... underlie the ocean... basi…
geologist
geologist: a scientist... who studies the... materials, processes,…
geoscientist
geoscientist: a... scientist who studies... the processes of... the ge…
8 terms
Earth Science Solar System
photosphere
chromoshpere
corona
fusion
the innermost layer of the Sun which is also its visible surf…
the middle layer of the Sun only visible during a solar eclipse
the outermost layer of the sun and is not visible without spe…
the combination of lightweight atomic nuclei into heavier ato…
photosphere
the innermost layer of the Sun which is also its visible surf…
chromoshpere
the middle layer of the Sun only visible during a solar eclipse
80 terms
Earth Science R.C. 2 - Earth and Space Systems
Impact Theory
Sun
Solar Wind
Dwarf Planet
The theory that another object hit earth and caused debris to…
The star that is the center of our solar system. It is a medi…
A stream of electrically charged particles flowing at high sp…
A celestial body similar to a planet but orbiting in a zone t…
Impact Theory
The theory that another object hit earth and caused debris to…
Sun
The star that is the center of our solar system. It is a medi…
8 terms
Earth Science River Systems
Erosion
Tributary
Channel
Watershed
Soil and sediment are transported from one location to another.
A stream that flows into a lake or a larger stream.
When a stream forms it erodes Soil and rock forms this.
The area of land that is drained by water system.
Erosion
Soil and sediment are transported from one location to another.
Tributary
A stream that flows into a lake or a larger stream.
24 terms
Earth Systems Science Unit 3- Geosphere
hal
ite
lith
tetra
salt
denotes rock or mineral
rock
four
hal
salt
ite
denotes rock or mineral
20 terms
Earth Systems Science #1
Decimal
Equilibrium
Boundary
Hypothesis
an adjective to describe some feature of a base 10 number sys…
a condition of balance between opposed forces, influences, or…
the interface between a system and the rest of the universe
a scientific guess
Decimal
an adjective to describe some feature of a base 10 number sys…
Equilibrium
a condition of balance between opposed forces, influences, or…
79 terms
AP Environmental Science - Earth Systems
salination
phytoremediation
bioremediation
anticline
salt contamination of water or soils. This can occur due to e…
cleaning up polluted soils by the use of plants absorption of…
cleaning up polluted soils by the use of bacteria eating of c…
an upward fold in the rock profile
salination
salt contamination of water or soils. This can occur due to e…
phytoremediation
cleaning up polluted soils by the use of plants absorption of…
23 terms
Science: Earth Systems
geosphere
biosphere
atmosphere
hydrosphere
all of the rocks, minerals, and ground on Earth
all life on Earth
all of the air around Earth
all of the water on Earth
geosphere
all of the rocks, minerals, and ground on Earth
biosphere
all life on Earth
12 terms
Earth Science 2 - Solar System
solar system
orbit
axis
rotation
a star and the celestial objects that orbit it
the path that an object in space follows around another objec…
an imaginary line that a planet spins around
the act of spinning or turning around a central point, like a…
solar system
a star and the celestial objects that orbit it
orbit
the path that an object in space follows around another objec…
11 terms
Scope of Earth Science and Earth Systems
Earth Science
Astronomy
Meteorology
Geology
the study of the Earth and its neighbors in space.
The study of objects beyond Earth's atmosphere
The Study of the forces and processes that cause the atmosphe…
The study of the materials that make up Earth
Earth Science
the study of the Earth and its neighbors in space.
Astronomy
The study of objects beyond Earth's atmosphere
23 terms
Systems in Environmental Science & Earth's spheres
feedback loop
erosion
geosphere
lithosphere
Occurs when an output of matter, energy, or information is fe…
Processes by which rock, sand, and soil are broken down and c…
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
feedback loop
Occurs when an output of matter, energy, or information is fe…
erosion
Processes by which rock, sand, and soil are broken down and c…
Earth Systems Science #1
Decimal
Equilibrium
Boundary
Hypothesis
an adjective to describe some feature of a base 10 number sys…
a condition of balance between opposed forces, influences, or…
the interface between a system and the rest of the universe
a scientific guess
Decimal
an adjective to describe some feature of a base 10 number sys…
Equilibrium
a condition of balance between opposed forces, influences, or…
20 terms
Earth Systems Science #2
Humidity
Gravity
Discontinuity
Cyclone
some measure of the amount of water vapor in the air
the fundamental force of attraction between matter
a boundary between earth layers
any center of low atmospheric pressure; a hurricane in the tr…
Humidity
some measure of the amount of water vapor in the air
Gravity
the fundamental force of attraction between matter
Earth Systems Science #2
Humidity
Gravity
Discontinuity
Cyclone
some measure of the amount of water vapor in the air
the fundamental force of attraction between matter
a boundary between earth layers
any center of low atmospheric pressure; a hurricane in the tr…
Humidity
some measure of the amount of water vapor in the air
Gravity
the fundamental force of attraction between matter
27 terms
Earth System Science
Atmosphere
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
Biosphere
air, wind, greenhouse gasses, oxygen...
oceans, rivers, groundwater, glaciers...
rocks, minerals, volcanoes, sand...
plants, animals, fungi, microbes...
Atmosphere
air, wind, greenhouse gasses, oxygen...
Hydrosphere
oceans, rivers, groundwater, glaciers...
21 terms
Science - Earth Systems and the Atmosphere
Hydrosphere
Biosphere
Atmosphere
Geosphere
This sphere includes all forms of water on Earth
This sphere includes all forms of life found on Earth
This sphere includes all of the gases that surround and prote…
This sphere includes all of the land as well as the Earth's n…
Hydrosphere
This sphere includes all forms of water on Earth
Biosphere
This sphere includes all forms of life found on Earth
24 terms
Earth Science Solar System
Nebula
Orbit
Solar system
Perihelion
Spinning cloud of hot gases
Curved path of one object around another object
Sun and all the objects
Point in a planet's orbit at which it is closest
Nebula
Spinning cloud of hot gases
Orbit
Curved path of one object around another object
19 terms
Science - Earth Systems
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Climate
Condensation
Mixture of gases that forms a layer around Earth.
Earth system that contains all living things.
Average weather pattern for a region over a long period of ti…
Process by which a gas changes to a liquid.
Atmosphere
Mixture of gases that forms a layer around Earth.
Biosphere
Earth system that contains all living things.
River Systems-Earth Science
erosion
tributary
channel
watershed
Soil and sediment are transported from one location to another.
A stream that flows into a lake or larger stream.
When a stream forms it erodes soil and rock and forms a chann…
Is the area of the land that is drained by a water system.
erosion
Soil and sediment are transported from one location to another.
tributary
A stream that flows into a lake or larger stream.
106 terms
Earth Systems Science Exam #1
system
components
couplings
positive coupling
an entity composed of diverse but interrelated parts that fun…
individual parts of a system.
links that allow for the flow of information from one compone…
when a change in one component leads to a change in the SAME…
system
an entity composed of diverse but interrelated parts that fun…
components
individual parts of a system.
13 terms
Earth and Space Science: Energy in Earth's Systems
Air Mass
Air Pressure
Humidity
Jet Stream
A large body of air with similar temperature and moisture tho…
The force of the weight of air pushing on a surface
The amount of water vapor in the air
A high speed wind current
Air Mass
A large body of air with similar temperature and moisture tho…
Air Pressure
The force of the weight of air pushing on a surface
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