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Earth Science Chapter 10 Vocabulary
Condensation
Evaporation
Aquifer
Cavern
* The process by which vapor changes back into a liquid
* The process in which heat energy of the sun causes the wate…
* Layer of rock or sediment that allows water to pass through…
* This is another word for cave
Condensation
* The process by which vapor changes back into a liquid
Evaporation
* The process in which heat energy of the sun causes the wate…
Science 9 Chapter 10 Vocabulary
Current Electricity
Joule (J)
Battery
Load
- electric charges flowing in a circuit through a conductor i…
- the SI unit for measuring energy
- a combination of two or more electric cells
- any device that converts electrical energy into another for…
Current Electricity
- electric charges flowing in a circuit through a conductor i…
Joule (J)
- the SI unit for measuring energy
21 terms
Science - Chapter 10 Vocabulary
decompression melting
ring of fire
intraplate volcanism
hot spot
melting due to a drop in confining pressure that occurs as ro…
includes andes, cascades, canada. Most active regions are loc…
igneous activity that occurs within a tectonic plate away fro…
concentration of heat in the mantle capable of producing magm…
decompression melting
melting due to a drop in confining pressure that occurs as ro…
ring of fire
includes andes, cascades, canada. Most active regions are loc…
15 terms
Science - Chapter 10 - Ecosystems Vocabulary
ecosystem
ecology
habitat
biotic factor
The community of organisms in an area, along with their non…
The study of how living things interact with each other and…
The place where an organism lives and where it obtains all…
A living part of an organism's habitat.
ecosystem
The community of organisms in an area, along with their non…
ecology
The study of how living things interact with each other and…
12 terms
Science Chapter 10 Vocabulary Weather and Climate
barometer
anemometer
wind vane
water cycle
tool used to measure air pressure
tool used to measure wind speed
tool used to show wind direction
movement of water from the Earth's surface to its atmosphere…
barometer
tool used to measure air pressure
anemometer
tool used to measure wind speed
151 terms
Science Vocabulary - Chapter 10
Atom
Compound
Element
Heterogeneous Mixture
A small particle that is the building block of matter.
A substance made of two or more elements that are chemically…
A substance made of only one kind of atom.
A mixture in which the substances are not evenly mixed.
Atom
A small particle that is the building block of matter.
Compound
A substance made of two or more elements that are chemically…
21 terms
Chapter 10 Vocabulary - Science
Decompression Melting
Ring of Fire
Intraplate volcanism
hot spot
melting due to a drop in confining pressure that occurs as ro…
volcano belt that rims the Pacific Ocean
igneous activity that occurs within a tectonic plate away fro…
a concentration of heat in the mantle capable of producing ma…
Decompression Melting
melting due to a drop in confining pressure that occurs as ro…
Ring of Fire
volcano belt that rims the Pacific Ocean
Science Chapter 10 Vocabulary
Decompression Melting
Ring Of Fire
Intraplate Volcanism
Hotspot
Melting due to a drop in confining pressure that occurs as ro…
Volcano belt that rims the Pacific Ocean.
Igneous activity that occurs within a tectonic plate away fro…
A concentration of heat in the mantle capable of producing ma…
Decompression Melting
Melting due to a drop in confining pressure that occurs as ro…
Ring Of Fire
Volcano belt that rims the Pacific Ocean.
10 terms
Chapter 10 Vocabulary *Science*
Speed
Average Speed
Acceleration
Inertia
The distance an object travels in a unit of time.
Found by dividing the total distance traveled by the total ti…
The change in velocity divided by the time it takes for the c…
The tendency of an object to resist a change in its motion.
Speed
The distance an object travels in a unit of time.
Average Speed
Found by dividing the total distance traveled by the total ti…
Chapter 10 Science Vocabulary
Decompression melting
Ring of Fire
intraplate volcanism
hotspot
Melting due to a drop in confining pressure that occurs as ro…
Volcano belt that rims the Pacific Ocean.
Igneous activity that occurs within a tectonic plate away fro…
A concentration of heat in the mantle capable of producing ma…
Decompression melting
Melting due to a drop in confining pressure that occurs as ro…
Ring of Fire
Volcano belt that rims the Pacific Ocean.
22 terms
Chapter 10 Science Vocabulary
Decompression melting
Ring of Fire
intraplate volcanism
hotspot
melting due to a drop in confining pressure that occurs as ro…
A major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean
igneous activity that occurs within a tectonic plate away fro…
A venue that offers a WiFi Internet connection. Many are loca…
Decompression melting
melting due to a drop in confining pressure that occurs as ro…
Ring of Fire
A major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean
30 terms
Earth Science Chapter 10 Vocabulary
Condensation
Evaporation
Aquifer
Cavern
* The process by which vapor changes back into a liquid
* The process in which heat energy of the sun causes the wate…
* Layer of rock or sediment that allows water to pass through…
* This is another word for cave
Condensation
* The process by which vapor changes back into a liquid
Evaporation
* The process in which heat energy of the sun causes the wate…
Chapter 10.5 Science Vocabulary
loudness
intensity
decibel
pitch
perception of the energy of a sound
the amount of energy per second carried through a unit area b…
a unit used to compare the loudness of different sounds
A description of how a sound is heard/perceived as high or low.
loudness
perception of the energy of a sound
intensity
the amount of energy per second carried through a unit area b…
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Earth science chapter 10 vocabulary
Mt. Saint Helens
caldera
stratovolcanoes
shield volcanoes
stratovolcano that erupted in 1980; located in Washington state
large depression in a volcano typically caused by a collapse…
volcanoes that produce the most explosive eruptions
volcanoes that have a shape of a broad, slightly domed struct…
Mt. Saint Helens
stratovolcano that erupted in 1980; located in Washington state
caldera
large depression in a volcano typically caused by a collapse…
24 terms
Life Science Chapter 10
kingdom Plantae
botany
node
taproot system
multicellular eukaryotes that photosynthesize, contain cell w…
the scientific study of plants
The point of attachment of a leaf on a stem.
Root system made up of one large root and many small, thin ro…
kingdom Plantae
multicellular eukaryotes that photosynthesize, contain cell w…
botany
the scientific study of plants
8 terms
Science Chapter 10 Vocabulary
solar cells
recycling
petroleum
conservation
electric cells that convert the sun's energy into electricity
saving, collecting, or using materials again instead of turni…
a crude oil that is found in rock
using only what you need as efficiently as possible
solar cells
electric cells that convert the sun's energy into electricity
recycling
saving, collecting, or using materials again instead of turni…
Environmental Science Chapter 10
Acute Exposure
Allergens
Bioaccumulation
Biomagnification
High levels of exposure over a short period
substances that produce allergic reactions
the accumulation of a substance, such as a toxic chemical, in…
accumulation of pollutants at successive levels of the food c…
Acute Exposure
High levels of exposure over a short period
Allergens
substances that produce allergic reactions
14 terms
Science - Chapter 10 - Vocabulary
gas
compound
solution
mass
a substance without a definite volume or shape
a type of matter made of two or more elements
a mixture in which substances are spread out evenly and will…
the amount of matter in a solid, liquid, or gas
gas
a substance without a definite volume or shape
compound
a type of matter made of two or more elements
Science Vocabulary Chapter 10
Habitat
Groundwater
Water Cycle
Evaporation
An environment that provides the things a specific organism n…
Water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
The continual movement of water among Earth's atmosphere, oce…
The process by which molecules at the surface of a liquid abs…
Habitat
An environment that provides the things a specific organism n…
Groundwater
Water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
19 terms
Earth Science Chapter 10
Weather
Air pressure
Barometer
Humidity
State of the atmosphere at a given time and place.
Force of air against a unit of area
Instrument used to measure air pressure
Amount of water vapor in the air
Weather
State of the atmosphere at a given time and place.
Air pressure
Force of air against a unit of area
Life Science: Chapter 10 Vocabulary
organ system
involuntary muscle
joint
ligament
a group of organs that work together
a muscle that you cannot control
a place where bones meet or connect
strong connective tissue that connects two bones at a joint
organ system
a group of organs that work together
involuntary muscle
a muscle that you cannot control
21 terms
Earth Science: Chapter 10 Vocabulary
decompression melting
ring of fire
intraplate volcanism
hot spot
melting due to a drop in confining pressure that occurs as ro…
includes andes, cascades, canada. Most active regions are loc…
igneous activity that occurs within a tectonic plate away fro…
concentration of heat in the mantle capable of producing magm…
decompression melting
melting due to a drop in confining pressure that occurs as ro…
ring of fire
includes andes, cascades, canada. Most active regions are loc…
Life Science Chapter 10
cuticle
vascular tissue
zygote
nonvascular plants
the waxy, waterproof layer that covers the leaves and stems o…
System of tubelike structures inside a plant through which wa…
a fertilized egg
Plants that lack a well-developed system of tubes for transpo…
cuticle
the waxy, waterproof layer that covers the leaves and stems o…
vascular tissue
System of tubelike structures inside a plant through which wa…
Earth science chapter 10 vocabulary
continental drift
pangea
seafloor spreading
plate tectonics
The hypothesis that states that the continents once formed a…
A supercontinent containing all of Earth's land that existed…
The process that creates new sea floor as plates move away fr…
A theory stating that the earth's surface is broken into plat…
continental drift
The hypothesis that states that the continents once formed a…
pangea
A supercontinent containing all of Earth's land that existed…
10 terms
Chapter 10 Science Definitions
Gravity
Weight
Scale
Mass
A pull that every object exerts on every other object and tha…
A measure of how much earth's gravity pulls down on a object
Measures the effects of gravity on an object by measuring wei…
The amount of matter in an object
Gravity
A pull that every object exerts on every other object and tha…
Weight
A measure of how much earth's gravity pulls down on a object
23 terms
Science Chapter 10
Force
Newton (N)
Net Force
Unbalanced Forces
A force is a push or pull
The SI unit for the magnitude, or strength of a force
The combination,or cumulative effect,of all the forces
Unbalanced forces will cause the velocity to change
Force
A force is a push or pull
Newton (N)
The SI unit for the magnitude, or strength of a force
Chapter 10 Science
matter
buoyancy
mass
solid
Anything that takes up space and has mass
The upward push of water or air on an object
The amount of matter that makes up an object
matter that has a definite shape and a definite mass
matter
Anything that takes up space and has mass
buoyancy
The upward push of water or air on an object
19 terms
Chapter 10 Science Vocabulary
Friction
Static Friction
Sliding Friction
Rolling Friction
A force that two surfaces exert on each other when they rub a…
The friction that acts on objects that are not moving.
When two solid surfaces slide over each other.
When an object rolls across a surface.
Friction
A force that two surfaces exert on each other when they rub a…
Static Friction
The friction that acts on objects that are not moving.
33 terms
Chapter 10 Science Vocabulary
cuticle
vascular tissue
zygote
vegetative reproduction
A waxy covering on the surface of stems and leaves that acts…
The internal transporting tissue in some plants that is made…
A fertilized plant egg
type of asexual reproduction in plants where a new plant is p…
cuticle
A waxy covering on the surface of stems and leaves that acts…
vascular tissue
The internal transporting tissue in some plants that is made…
10 terms
Science Chapter 10 Vocabulary
water cycle
evaporation
condensation
precipitation
the repeated movement of water through the environment in dif…
the changing of a liquid such as water to a gas
a gas such as water vapor turns into a liquid
the water falls from clouds as rain snow sleet or hail
water cycle
the repeated movement of water through the environment in dif…
evaporation
the changing of a liquid such as water to a gas
9 terms
Chapter 10- Science Vocabulary
Axis
Rotation
Revolution
moon phases
a line which you can not see that runs through the center of…
the spinning of earth on its axis
the movement of earth one time around the sun
the different shapes that the moon seems to have in the sky w…
Axis
a line which you can not see that runs through the center of…
Rotation
the spinning of earth on its axis
17 terms
Science Chapter 10
natural resource
2 ways farmers help maintain the soil
water
groundwater
a material in nature that God made for our use
1. controlling erosion... 2. replacing nutrients
basic need of most land animals and plants
source of most fresh water
natural resource
a material in nature that God made for our use
2 ways farmers help maintain the soil
1. controlling erosion... 2. replacing nutrients
Chapter 10 LIFE SCIENCE
adaption
species
evolution
fossil
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
(biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
Change over time
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock.
adaption
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
species
(biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
Science Vocabulary - Chapter 10
Atom
Compound
Element
Heterogeneous Mixture
A small particle that is the building block of matter.
A substance made of two or more elements that are chemically…
A substance made of only one kind of atom.
A mixture in which the substances are not evenly mixed.
Atom
A small particle that is the building block of matter.
Compound
A substance made of two or more elements that are chemically…
17 terms
Science Chapter 10 Vocabulary
substance
heterogeneous mixture
homogeneous mixture
solution
matter with a composition that is always the same
a type of mixture in which the individual substances are not…
a type of mixture in which the individual substances are even…
another name for a homogeneous mixture
substance
matter with a composition that is always the same
heterogeneous mixture
a type of mixture in which the individual substances are not…
15 terms
Chapter 10 Science Vocabulary
atmosphere
troposphere
ionosphere
ozone layer
air surrounding Earth; is made up of gases, including 78% nit…
layer of Earth that is closest to the ground, contains 99% of…
layer of electrically charged particles in the thermosphere t…
layer of stratosphere with a high concentration of ozone; abs…
atmosphere
air surrounding Earth; is made up of gases, including 78% nit…
troposphere
layer of Earth that is closest to the ground, contains 99% of…
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Science 10, Chapter 10
Air mass
Albedo
Angle of incidence
Atmospheres
A large body of air with similar temperature and humidity thr…
The amount of radiation reflected by a surface
The angle between a ray reaching a surface and a line perpend…
Layers of gases that extend above planets' surfaces
Air mass
A large body of air with similar temperature and humidity thr…
Albedo
The amount of radiation reflected by a surface
3 Science Chapter 10
orbit
sun
planet
astroids
the path around the sun
a ball of burning gas
a ball of rock or gas that orbits a star
small rocky objects in space that orbit the sun
orbit
the path around the sun
sun
a ball of burning gas
32 terms
Science 5B Chapter 10
crest
amplitude
trough
wavelength
highest point of a wave
the maximum displacement or height on a wave
lowest point of a wave
the horizontal distance between two corresponding parts of a…
crest
highest point of a wave
amplitude
the maximum displacement or height on a wave
10 terms
Science Chapter 10 vocabulary
water cycle
evaporation
condensation
precipitation
repeated movement of water through the environment in differe…
the changing of a liquid to a gas
the process in which a gas turns into a liquid
water that falls from clouds as rain, snow, sleet or hail
water cycle
repeated movement of water through the environment in differe…
evaporation
the changing of a liquid to a gas
Chapter 10 Science Vocabulary
ASTHENOSPHERE
CONTINENTAL DRIFT
CONVECTION CURRENT
LITHOSPHERE
PLASTICLIKE LAYER OF EARTH PN WHICH LITHOSPHERIC PLATES FLOAT…
Wegener's hypothesis that all continents were once connected…
Current in the Earth's mantle that transfers heat in Earth's…
Rigid layer of Earth a out 100km thick made of the crust and…
ASTHENOSPHERE
PLASTICLIKE LAYER OF EARTH PN WHICH LITHOSPHERIC PLATES FLOAT…
CONTINENTAL DRIFT
Wegener's hypothesis that all continents were once connected…
28 terms
Science Vocabulary: Chapter 10
Organelles
Cell
Microscopic
Organism
Structures in a cell that help keep it alive
The basic unit of structure and function in living things
Can only be seen with a microscope
Any living thing that maintains vital life processes
Organelles
Structures in a cell that help keep it alive
Cell
The basic unit of structure and function in living things
Science Chapter 10 Vocab
Fossil Fuels
Compost
Minerals
Metals
Coal, Natural gas, petroleum
recycled plants and food
solid substance found in the ground
good conductors of hear and electricity
Fossil Fuels
Coal, Natural gas, petroleum
Compost
recycled plants and food
13 terms
Chapter 10 Vocabulary List Science
Continental Drift
Pangaea
Sea-Floor Spreading
Mid-Ocean Ridge
The hypothesis that the continents slowly move across Earth's…
The name of the single landmass that began to break apart 200…
Process by which molten material adds new oceanic crust to th…
An undersea mountain chain where new ocean floor is produced;…
Continental Drift
The hypothesis that the continents slowly move across Earth's…
Pangaea
The name of the single landmass that began to break apart 200…
15 terms
Science Chapter 10 Vocabulary
Atmosphere
Troposphere
Ionosphere
Ozone layer
A thin layer of air that forms a protective covering over a p…
The lowest layer of the Earth where all live
A layer of electrically charged particles within the mesosphe…
A layer off oxygen within the stratosphere that lies about 19…
Atmosphere
A thin layer of air that forms a protective covering over a p…
Troposphere
The lowest layer of the Earth where all live
Chapter 10 science vocabulary
Decompression melting
Ring of Fire
intraplate volcanism
hotspot
malting due to a drop in confining pressure that occurs as ro…
volcano belt that rime the Pacific Ocean.
igneous activity that occurs within a tectonic plate away fro…
a concentration of heat in the mantle capable of producing ma…
Decompression melting
malting due to a drop in confining pressure that occurs as ro…
Ring of Fire
volcano belt that rime the Pacific Ocean.
23 terms
Chapter 10 Science Vocabulary
Decompression melting
Ring of Fire
Intraplate Volcanism
Hotspot
melting due to a drop in confining pressure that occurs as ro…
volcano belt that rims the Pacific Ocean
igneous activity that occurs within a tectonic plate away fro…
a concentration of heat in the mantle capable of producing Ma…
Decompression melting
melting due to a drop in confining pressure that occurs as ro…
Ring of Fire
volcano belt that rims the Pacific Ocean
16 terms
Science Chapter 10 Vocabulary
Cell Division
Asexual Reproduction
Sexual Reproduction
Chromosomes
The process by which a cell divides into new daughter cells
The production of genetically identical offsprings from a sin…
the fusion of two separate parents cells.
Genetic information is bundled into packages of DNA
Cell Division
The process by which a cell divides into new daughter cells
Asexual Reproduction
The production of genetically identical offsprings from a sin…
15 terms
Science Chapter 10 Vocabulary
Atmosphere
Troposphere
Ionosphere
Ozone Layer
A thin layer of air that forms a protective covering around t…
The lower boundary of the atmospheric layers.
The layer of the earth's atmosphere that contains a high conc…
A region of Earth's stratosphere that absorbs most of the Sun…
Atmosphere
A thin layer of air that forms a protective covering around t…
Troposphere
The lower boundary of the atmospheric layers.
20 terms
Physical Science Chapter 10: Force Vocabulary
Force
Net Force
Unbalanced force
Balanced force
A push or a pull
The sum of all forces acting on an object
Forces that change an object's motion
Equal forces acting on an object in opposite directions, will…
Force
A push or a pull
Net Force
The sum of all forces acting on an object
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