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33 terms
Geology: Sedimentary Rocks and Structures
Shale
Quartz Sandstone
Arkose (Sandstone)
Graywacke (Sandstone)
Detrital, clastic rock made of clay or silt sized particles (…
Detrical, clastic rock made of sand sized particles (1/16-2mm…
Detrical, clastic rock made of sand sized particles (1/16-2mm…
Detrical, clastic rock made of sand sized particles (1/16-2mm…
Shale
Detrital, clastic rock made of clay or silt sized particles (…
Quartz Sandstone
Detrical, clastic rock made of sand sized particles (1/16-2mm…
72 terms
Astronomy: Light and Matter
Radiative Energy
Power
Watt
Spectrum
Energy carried by light.
Rate of energy flow. Measured in watts.
1 joule/s. Unit for measuring power.
Rainbow of light that forms when white light is split into it…
Radiative Energy
Energy carried by light.
Power
Rate of energy flow. Measured in watts.
36 terms
Astronomy: Telescopes
Image
Focal Plane
Detector
Charged-Coupled Devices (CCD)
End result of bent rays that form on the back of the retina.
Place where the image appears.
Any device that records light. Some examples are photographic…
Electronic detectors made of silicon and other materials to b…
Image
End result of bent rays that form on the back of the retina.
Focal Plane
Place where the image appears.
30 terms
Geology: Deserts and Wind
Dry Climate
Desert
Steppe
Rainshadow Desert
One in which yearly precipitation is less than loss of water…
A region with an arid climate.
A region with a semiarid climate
Dry region that forms when moist clouds deposit precipitation…
Dry Climate
One in which yearly precipitation is less than loss of water…
Desert
A region with an arid climate.
41 terms
Geology: Crustal Deformation and Mountain Building
Deformation
Stress
Elastic Deformation
Brittle Deformation
Refers to all changes in original shape, size or orientation…
Forces that deform rocks.
Changes that will return the rock body to its original size a…
Changes that cause a rock to break into smaller pieces.
Deformation
Refers to all changes in original shape, size or orientation…
Stress
Forces that deform rocks.
26 terms
Astronomy: Formation of the Solar System
Close Encounter Hypothesis
Nebular Theory
Solar Nebula
Heating
Idea that blobs of gas have been gravitationally pulled out o…
Idea that the solar system formed from the gravitational coll…
Cloud of gas that preceded our solar system.
Increasing temperature as the solar temperature collapsed. Oc…
Close Encounter Hypothesis
Idea that blobs of gas have been gravitationally pulled out o…
Nebular Theory
Idea that the solar system formed from the gravitational coll…
66 terms
Geology: Running Water
Hydrologic Cycle
Infiltration
Runoff
Transpiration
Unending circulation of water on earth.
Soaking of water into the ground.
Flow of water over the surface of the earth.
Absorption of water in the ground by plants.
Hydrologic Cycle
Unending circulation of water on earth.
Infiltration
Soaking of water into the ground.
68 terms
Geology: Shorelines
Shoreline
Shore
Coast
Coastline
Line that marks the contact between land and sea.
Area that extends between the lowest tide level and the highe…
Extends inland from the shore as far as ocean related feature…
Marks the coast's seaward edge
Shoreline
Line that marks the contact between land and sea.
Shore
Area that extends between the lowest tide level and the highe…
43 terms
Geology: Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
Earthquake
Faults
Focus
Epicenter
Sudden and rapid movement of large amount of rock, causing vi…
Fractures in the Earth's crust.
The origin of an earthquake.
Point at the surface directly above the focus.
Earthquake
Sudden and rapid movement of large amount of rock, causing vi…
Faults
Fractures in the Earth's crust.
37 terms
Geology: Groundwater
Pore Spaces
Groundwater
Zone of Saturation
Water Table
Gaps between pieces of sediment and fractures/cracks in rocks…
Water stored in pore spaces of rocks. Makes up the largest re…
Area where the pore spaces are completely filled with water.
Upper limit of the zone of saturation where water is stored.
Pore Spaces
Gaps between pieces of sediment and fractures/cracks in rocks…
Groundwater
Water stored in pore spaces of rocks. Makes up the largest re…
28 terms
Anatomy - Arthrology
synarthroses
amphiarthroses
diarthroses
synostosis
immmovable joints
slightly movable joints
freely movable joints
latin for suture
synarthroses
immmovable joints
amphiarthroses
slightly movable joints
24 terms
Anatomy - Tissues: Connective
connective
extracellular matrix
mesenchyme
collagen
the most diverse tissue
nonliving material between cells
embryonic layer that connective tissue develops from
most abundant fibers in the connective tissue
connective
the most diverse tissue
extracellular matrix
nonliving material between cells
44 terms
Anatomy - Tissues: Epithelial
lumen
apical
basal
regeneration
free space in a blood vessel or something that is bordered by…
epithelial surface that lines free space
epithelial surface that connects to underlying connective tis…
chemotherapy inhibits this characteristic of epithelia
lumen
free space in a blood vessel or something that is bordered by…
apical
epithelial surface that lines free space
62 terms
Anatomy - Nervous: Peripheral
ganglion
peripheral nerve
cranial nerve
12
cluster of cell masses
long bundle of axons wrapped in connective tissue
peripheral nerve that connects to the brain
# of pairs of cranial nerves
ganglion
cluster of cell masses
peripheral nerve
long bundle of axons wrapped in connective tissue
35 terms
TCA ScienceBowl Biology Questions WIP
90% of the population in developing co…
What is the name of fossilized resin,…
What one word term refers to all anima…
What do you call a dark stripe that st…
Herpes
Amber
Fauna
Blaze
90% of the population in developing co…
Herpes
What is the name of fossilized resin,…
Amber
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