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19 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Space
Space
Star
Planet
Comet
Espacio
Estrella
Planeta
Cometa
Space
Espacio
Star
Estrella
8 termscreated on December 9, 2016
science chapter 2 lesson 1
revolution
rotation
equinox
solstice
the orbit of an object around another object
is the spin of an object of an object around its axis
occurs when EARTH'S rotation axis is tilted neither toward no…
Earth's rotation axis is titled directly toward or away from…
revolution
the orbit of an object around another object
rotation
is the spin of an object of an object around its axis
15 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Astronomy
f
f
t
t
Titan is the largest of the moons on jupiter
The largest volcano in the solar system is on venus
Ultraviolet light has a longer wavelength than X rays
Elliptical galaxies are collection of stars with spherical di…
f
Titan is the largest of the moons on jupiter
f
The largest volcano in the solar system is on venus
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Solar System Vocabulary
Солнечная система
Солнце
Звезда
Планета
Solar System
Sun
Star
Planet
Солнечная система
Solar System
Солнце
Sun
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Planets - Vocabulary
Planet
Dwarf Planet
Gravity
Gravitational Dominance
Must orbit the sun, be large enough so that its own gravity m…
An object orbiting the sun that is large enough to be rounded…
Natural phenomenon by which all things with mass are brought…
Cruise its orbit while consuming or slinging away smaller obj…
Planet
Must orbit the sun, be large enough so that its own gravity m…
Dwarf Planet
An object orbiting the sun that is large enough to be rounded…
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Astronomy Final
While composed of mostly rock and ligh…
This moon is home to an area called Xa…
This moon looks like an ice and rock j…
This moon would be the best place to s…
Ganymede; one of Jupiter's 4 Galilean moons
Titan; Saturn's major moon, the only moon with an atmosphere
Miranda; Uranus' moon
Europa; one of Jupiter's 4 Galilean moons
While composed of mostly rock and ligh…
Ganymede; one of Jupiter's 4 Galilean moons
This moon is home to an area called Xa…
Titan; Saturn's major moon, the only moon with an atmosphere
67 termscreated on December 9, 2016
AP Enviro: Chapter 1+2
Sustainability refers to _____.
Which discipline is most associated wi…
A forest with plants, animals, and var…
Using normally renewable resources fas…
Capacity of earth's ecosystem to survive, flourish, and adapt
ecology
ecosystem
degrading natural capital
Sustainability refers to _____.
Capacity of earth's ecosystem to survive, flourish, and adapt
Which discipline is most associated wi…
ecology
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SCIENCE TEST!!!
A meteoroid that burns up in earths at…
The great red spot is a giant storm on?
___________ is the second largest plan…
The Viking Landers tested for life on?
Meteor
Jupiter
Saturn
Mars
A meteoroid that burns up in earths at…
Meteor
The great red spot is a giant storm on?
Jupiter
61 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Science Chapter 3
A rock that revolves around the sun in…
a star and the objects that orbit it
a large object that orbits a star but…
one complete trip around the sun
asteroid
solar system
planet
revolution
A rock that revolves around the sun in…
asteroid
a star and the objects that orbit it
solar system
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Objects in the Solar System
Name the terrestrial planets
Name our gas giants
Name the planets in order from closest…
Describe Jupiter
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Deep, massive gas atmosphere made up mostly of hydrogen and h…
Name the terrestrial planets
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars
Name our gas giants
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
38 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Human Geography
What counts as a resource?
Dynamic Resources
Relational Resources
Non-renewable resources
a substance in the environment that is useful to people, is e…
They change over time and across space
depending on societal context (state of the economy technolog…
unevenly distributed across the globe ... -Fossil fuels (oil, na…
What counts as a resource?
a substance in the environment that is useful to people, is e…
Dynamic Resources
They change over time and across space
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8th grade science HSA study guide
WEATHERING
Seasons
Rotation
Revolution
To subject to the action of the elements.
Created by the tilt of the earth when the northern and southe…
A planetary body such as the earth spinning on it's axis like…
This is when a planet, like earth, makes one complete trip ar…
WEATHERING
To subject to the action of the elements.
Seasons
Created by the tilt of the earth when the northern and southe…
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Chapter 13
direct detection
astrometric technique
doppler technique
transit
pictures or spectra of the planets themselves
can detect planets by measuring the change in a stars positio…
measuring a stars doppler shift can tell us if its moving tow…
when a planet is in front of a star, tells us the planets rad…
direct detection
pictures or spectra of the planets themselves
astrometric technique
can detect planets by measuring the change in a stars positio…
46 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Final Exam
What is the purpose of science
Can the statement, "invisible rays hol…
In what depositional environment do th…
What does the Petoskey Stone tell us a…
to explain, to predict, to understand not to judge rank, or o…
no
Sand Dunes and Beaches... shallow, warm, high-energy tropical oc…
Michigan was quite different. Geographically, what is now Mic…
What is the purpose of science
to explain, to predict, to understand not to judge rank, or o…
Can the statement, "invisible rays hol…
no
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Science Vocabulary - Chapter 7 - Grade 9
calendar
astronomer
revolution
rotation
a way of showing days, organized into a schedule of larger un…
a scientist who studies astronomy, which is the study of the…
the time it takes for an object to orbit another object; Eart…
the turning of an object around an imaginary axis running thr…
calendar
a way of showing days, organized into a schedule of larger un…
astronomer
a scientist who studies astronomy, which is the study of the…
28 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Chem Final Review #2
US uses for energy
1st law of thermodynamics
2nd law of thermodynamics
kilowatts
-industrial 32%... -transportation 28%... -residential 22%... -commerc…
energy can neither be created or destroyed, only transferred…
spontaneous reactions cause more disorder in our world (energ…
power x time
US uses for energy
-industrial 32%... -transportation 28%... -residential 22%... -commerc…
1st law of thermodynamics
energy can neither be created or destroyed, only transferred…
19 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Astronomy Chapter 4
Order of planets in Increasing Distanc…
Distance from Sun to Kuiper Belt & Oor…
Parts of a Comet
Short & Long Period Comets
Mercury →Venus →Earth →Mars →"Asteroid Belt"→Jupiter →Saturn…
-Kuiper Belt →30-50Au... -Oort Cloud →(~50k-200k AU)
-Nucleus (few km-not visible with ground telescope)... -Coma... -Hy…
-Short: Orbit Sun in 200years or less →Originated in Kuiper b…
Order of planets in Increasing Distanc…
Mercury →Venus →Earth →Mars →"Asteroid Belt"→Jupiter →Saturn…
Distance from Sun to Kuiper Belt & Oor…
-Kuiper Belt →30-50Au... -Oort Cloud →(~50k-200k AU)
46 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Astronomy Exam 1
Stars circle to the same location ever…
Sun returns to the same approximate lo…
Motion of Sun and Moon with respect to…
Motion of Jupiter Saturn and Mars with…
23hrs 56min 4sec
24hrs
Relatively East
Relatively East, West when opposite the Sun
Stars circle to the same location ever…
23hrs 56min 4sec
Sun returns to the same approximate lo…
24hrs
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Sec 1-2 vocab
System
Solar system
Space probe
Mercury
A portion of the universe and all of its components, processe…
System of nine planets, including earth, and other objects th…
An instrument that is sent to space to gather information and…
Smallest planet, closet to the sun, does not have a true atmo…
System
A portion of the universe and all of its components, processe…
Solar system
System of nine planets, including earth, and other objects th…
21 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Chapter 11
Density of jovian planets
which is more massive: Jupiter or saturn
why can small jovian planets be extrem…
why arent jovian planets spherical
extremely dense
jupiter
they are very compressed
because of their rapid rotation
Density of jovian planets
extremely dense
which is more massive: Jupiter or saturn
jupiter
39 termscreated on December 9, 2016
self defense final
deadbolt
bad feature of a deadbolt
window stickers
doorstops
provides more protection and slows down burglars more than ot…
need a key to get in and out
indates that the house has an alarm system and can deter burg…
inexpensive way to secure your door
deadbolt
provides more protection and slows down burglars more than ot…
bad feature of a deadbolt
need a key to get in and out
69 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Astronomy
Solar vs Sidereal
Right Ascension and Declanation
Moon Phases
Solar Eclipse
Solar: sun to same spot 24 hr... Sidereal: one full rotation 23:56
Declanation=lattitude... Right Ascension: longitude (how many ho…
New Moon: 6am-6pm... Full Moon: 6 PM-6AM
Moon blocks sun
Solar vs Sidereal
Solar: sun to same spot 24 hr... Sidereal: one full rotation 23:56
Right Ascension and Declanation
Declanation=lattitude... Right Ascension: longitude (how many ho…
43 termscreated on December 9, 2016
cult geo ch 9 vocab
Active Solar Energy systems
Adolescent Fertility Rate
Biomass fuel
Breeder reactor
Solar energy systems that collect energy through the use of m…
The number of births per 1,000 woman ages 15 to 19
Fuel that derives from plant material and animal waste
A nuclear power plant that creates its own fuel from plutonium
Active Solar Energy systems
Solar energy systems that collect energy through the use of m…
Adolescent Fertility Rate
The number of births per 1,000 woman ages 15 to 19
89 termscreated on December 9, 2016
SCIENCE TEST 12 (FINAL EXAM)
WEATHERING
LAW
MASS
GEOLOGY
PROCESS BREAKS ROCKS DOWN INTO SOIL
THEORY THAT HAS NEVER BEEN PROVEN FALSE
AMOUNT OF MATTER IN AN OBJECT
BRANCH OF SCIENCE THAT IS THE STUDY OF THE EARTH
WEATHERING
PROCESS BREAKS ROCKS DOWN INTO SOIL
LAW
THEORY THAT HAS NEVER BEEN PROVEN FALSE
41 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Science 7 Exam Definitions
Astronomy
Astrology
Constellation
Fixed stars / stars
The branch of science that studies the stars, planets, and ot…
...
An observed pattern of stars
A sphere of hot glowing gases that releases energy ... in in the…
Astronomy
The branch of science that studies the stars, planets, and ot…
Astrology
...
89 termscreated on December 9, 2016
SCIENCE TEST 12 (FINAL EXAM)
WEATHERING
LAW
MASS
GEOLOGY
PROCESS BREAKS ROCKS DOWN INTO SOIL
THEORY THAT HAS NEVER BEEN PROVEN FALSE
AMOUNT OF MATTER IN AN OBJECT
BRANCH OF SCIENCE THAT IS THE STUDY OF THE EARTH
WEATHERING
PROCESS BREAKS ROCKS DOWN INTO SOIL
LAW
THEORY THAT HAS NEVER BEEN PROVEN FALSE
50 termscreated on December 9, 2016
For Astronomy final: exam 1 review
What is an astronomical unit?
What is NOT a characteristic of science?
The average length of a solar day is:
True or false: the Moon keeps the same…
the average distance from Earth to the Sun
Once a bit of information is established as a scientific fact…
24 hours
true
What is an astronomical unit?
the average distance from Earth to the Sun
What is NOT a characteristic of science?
Once a bit of information is established as a scientific fact…
18 termscreated on December 9, 2016
How are cold environments distributed
Latitude
Altitude
The higher the latitude
The higher the altitude
Is a geographic coordinate that specifies the north-south pos…
Height
The less solar radiation the earth receives from the sun
The lower the temp due to lower air density
Latitude
Is a geographic coordinate that specifies the north-south pos…
Altitude
Height
98 termscreated on December 9, 2016
7th Grade History Final
Beringia/Bering Strait
Nomads
Agriculture in the Americas
What were the Olmec known for?
Beringia is a land bridge. It connected Asia to North America…
-There were nomadic hunter-gatherers until around 7,000 BCE w…
People relied on wild edible plants and began to raise from s…
Their temples, giant stone heads, calendar, and hieroglyphic…
Beringia/Bering Strait
Beringia is a land bridge. It connected Asia to North America…
Nomads
-There were nomadic hunter-gatherers until around 7,000 BCE w…
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Astronomy Final Study Set
What is the cosmic address order?
How long is a light year?
How old is the universe?
The Cosmological Principle?
Star, planet, asteroid, comet, the solar system, nebula, gala…
300,000 Km/s
13.8 Billion Years Old
"There is nothing special about our place in the universe"
What is the cosmic address order?
Star, planet, asteroid, comet, the solar system, nebula, gala…
How long is a light year?
300,000 Km/s
24 termscreated on December 9, 2016
history of life
macroevolution
the origin of life was
hypotheses for the formation of first…
first genetic material
biological changes above the species level... mass extinctions,…
3.5-4 billion years ago
atmospheric conditions, deep sea vents, meteorites
RNA because it can catalyze reactions and self replication
macroevolution
biological changes above the species level... mass extinctions,…
the origin of life was
3.5-4 billion years ago
37 termscreated on December 9, 2016
astronomy exam 1 review
the scale of solar system
how big is the universe?
earth orbit and tilt
angular size formula
the solar system is so big that we have to do something like…
14 billion light years
-earth orbits the sun once every year (1 AU)... -earth's axis ti…
angular size means how large an object appears to be ... it is…
the scale of solar system
the solar system is so big that we have to do something like…
how big is the universe?
14 billion light years
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BIO 103 FINAL
natural capital
positive feedback loops
negative feedback loops
direct use of nature
sum of all resources and services provided by the sun and ear…
system changes more in the SAME direction
system changes more in the OPPOSITE direction
food, medecine, lumber, recreation, ecotourism
natural capital
sum of all resources and services provided by the sun and ear…
positive feedback loops
system changes more in the SAME direction
12 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Chapter 14.5
Comets, asteroid, and meteors
Comet
Coma
Nucleus
...
Loose collections of ice, dust and small rocky particles whos…
Clouds of gas and dust from a fuzzy outer layer
The solid inner core of a comet
Comets, asteroid, and meteors
...
Comet
Loose collections of ice, dust and small rocky particles whos…
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Astronomy Final exam
What are the Layers of the Earth from…
Earth's magnetosphere:
What makes up the majority of Earth's…
How fast does a rocket have to go in o…
Inner core, outer core, mantle, crust
Shields us from the solar wind.... Extends far beyond Earth's a…
Nitrogen
11.6 km/s
What are the Layers of the Earth from…
Inner core, outer core, mantle, crust
Earth's magnetosphere:
Shields us from the solar wind.... Extends far beyond Earth's a…
25 termscreated on December 9, 2016
world geography unit 2
Acid rain
Biomass energy
Bubonic plague
Command economic system
Precipitation that has become acidic through the absorption o…
Power produced through the decomposition or durning of plants…
A deadly, very contagious disease, carried by fleas and rats.
The government makes all the basic economic decisions.
Acid rain
Precipitation that has become acidic through the absorption o…
Biomass energy
Power produced through the decomposition or durning of plants…
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Chapter 2 Planets and Stars
rotate
axis
revolve
orbit
to spin around an axis
an imaginary line that runs through the center of Earth from…
to travel in a closed path
the closed path of one object in space around another object;…
rotate
to spin around an axis
axis
an imaginary line that runs through the center of Earth from…
13 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Chemistry test two
Democritus
John Dalton
Rutherford
Thompson
500 and 300 B.C.E. he believed that all atoms were essentiall…
1808 created the law of conservation of mass which explained…
1911 discover deposit a bundle of matter called the nucleus i…
1897 concluded that all cathode rays are composed of identica…
Democritus
500 and 300 B.C.E. he believed that all atoms were essentiall…
John Dalton
1808 created the law of conservation of mass which explained…
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Astronomy Unit 3 Review
Which of the following processes did n…
The nitrogen in Earth's atmosphere pri…
Based solely on mass and distance from…
Earth's atmosphere is how many times s…
Oxidation
Ammonia delivered by comet impacts
Mars
200;100
Which of the following processes did n…
Oxidation
The nitrogen in Earth's atmosphere pri…
Ammonia delivered by comet impacts
50 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Astronomy Final
Which of the following statements abou…
What do asteroids and comets have in c…
3) How do asteroids differ from comets?
4) A rocky leftover planetesimal orbit…
Comets are balls of ice and dust.
Most are unchanged since their formation in the solar nebula
A) Asteroids are made of rocky material. Comets are made of i…
C) an asteroid.
Which of the following statements abou…
Comets are balls of ice and dust.
What do asteroids and comets have in c…
Most are unchanged since their formation in the solar nebula
103 termscreated on December 9, 2016
physical science
levels of rocks
Absolute dating through radiometric da…
Forces on a star
Source of a protostar's energy
E,G,I,C,H,M,D,J,A,N,K,B,F
isotope ratios are used to do this
gravity and pressure from heat created
GPE coverts into kinetic energy
levels of rocks
E,G,I,C,H,M,D,J,A,N,K,B,F
Absolute dating through radiometric da…
isotope ratios are used to do this
20 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Unit 4 Vocabulary: Earth in the Universe; My Version
axis
craters
eclipse
equinox
An imaginary line that the Earth rotates around
A large, bowl-shaped cavity in the on the surface of the moon
A blocking of the light from the sun by the passage of an obj…
the time or date at which the sun crosses the equator when da…
axis
An imaginary line that the Earth rotates around
craters
A large, bowl-shaped cavity in the on the surface of the moon
58 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Astronomy Semester 1
Asterism
New Moon
Full Moon
Synodic
Scientific name for constellation (area of the sky)
When the moon is closest to the sun
When the moon is furthest to the sun
Period of rotation for one configuration to another
Asterism
Scientific name for constellation (area of the sky)
New Moon
When the moon is closest to the sun
77 termscreated on December 9, 2016
OCE1001 Chapter 9 Questions Fall 2016
It is Wednesday, and you are planning…
A proxigean tide occurs when
Which of the following statements abou…
The diagram below shows the position o…
3:40 p.m.
the Moon is at perigee at a time of syzygy
Neap tides result from destructive interference between the s…
A) Solar tidal bulge... B) New moon... C) Lunar tidal bulge... D) Full…
It is Wednesday, and you are planning…
3:40 p.m.
A proxigean tide occurs when
the Moon is at perigee at a time of syzygy
25 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Quiz 1 Science
Kepler
Ptolemy
Galileo
Hubble
Planets revolve around the Sun in Elliptical
The retrograde motion of Mars can be explained by model in wh…
The phases of Venus, observed with a telescope, arenot what w…
The greater the distance between Earth and a galaxy, the fast…
Kepler
Planets revolve around the Sun in Elliptical
Ptolemy
The retrograde motion of Mars can be explained by model in wh…
13 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Comp Lit Exam 2
Allegory
Catastrophism
Anthropocene
Hans Jonas' "heuristic of fear"
A story in which the characters and events are symbols that s…
-Expecting the worst possible outcome... -Consequence = humans l…
Human beings have become a force able to change the climate... -…
We must give prevalence to the bad over the good prognosis in…
Allegory
A story in which the characters and events are symbols that s…
Catastrophism
-Expecting the worst possible outcome... -Consequence = humans l…
57 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Astronomy Semester Review Part 1
The angular distance measured eastward…
How many seconds of arc are there in a…
The north circumpolar region of the sk…
A line on the celestial sphere that di…
azimuth
3600
Polaris
great circle
The angular distance measured eastward…
azimuth
How many seconds of arc are there in a…
3600
93 termscreated on December 9, 2016
semester 1 world history final
indirect democracy
direct democracy
which country has an indirect democracy
which country has a direct democracy
elected representatives govern in the interest of the people
people decide on governmental decisions themselves
great britain, france, australia, canada
america, switzerland
indirect democracy
elected representatives govern in the interest of the people
direct democracy
people decide on governmental decisions themselves
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ASTRO FINAL SECTION 1
what is science
facts
law
what can facts be explained by
body of knowledge and a process
what we can observe
a hypothesis that hasn't failed
a hypothesis, then theory
what is science
body of knowledge and a process
facts
what we can observe
56 termscreated on December 9, 2016
Geology final quizzes
Approximately how old is the Sun?
How are particles in the solar system…
Which of the following describes an as…
Comets mostly originate in a belt foun…
5 billion years old
Based on composition and diameter
Large diameter (10m-1000km. object originating from belt betw…
True
Approximately how old is the Sun?
5 billion years old
How are particles in the solar system…
Based on composition and diameter
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