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Earth Science: Study of the Earth
Geology
Geochemistry
Geophysics
Geobiology
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Geology
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Geochemistry
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Earth Science Test Study
Seismic Waves
Inner Core
Outer Core
Upper Mantle
Waves of energy that travel through the Earth - triggered by…
The solid, dense center of the Earth.
The liquid layer of the Earth's core that lies beneath the ma…
The soft layer of the mantle on which pieces of the lithosphe…
Seismic Waves
Waves of energy that travel through the Earth - triggered by…
Inner Core
The solid, dense center of the Earth.
10 terms
The Study of Earth Science/Earth Systems
Geology
Oceanography
Meteorology
Astronomy
Study of forces that have shaped Earth
Study from chemistry of ocean floor and marine organisms
Study of conditions in the atmosphere
Focus on solar system, stars, and galaxies
Geology
Study of forces that have shaped Earth
Oceanography
Study from chemistry of ocean floor and marine organisms
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
10 terms
The Study of Earth Science
Earth Science
System
Energy
Constructive Forces
Body of knowledge about Earth and its place in the universe.
Group of parts that work together as a whole.
The ability to do work or cause change.
Shape Earth's surface by building mountains and landmasses.
Earth Science
Body of knowledge about Earth and its place in the universe.
System
Group of parts that work together as a whole.
14 terms
Earth Science- Studying the Earths surface
Coordinate System
Equator
Global Positioning System (GPS)
Latitude
Grid of lines to help you to find your location
The middle of the planet that goes across ecuador
a receiver is all that is needed to locate your position on t…
like an latter, it goes up vertically
Coordinate System
Grid of lines to help you to find your location
Equator
The middle of the planet that goes across ecuador
10 terms
Earth Science Study Science
Radiation
Convection
Conduction
Density
the emission of energy as electromagnetic waves or as moving…
the transfer of heat by the circulation or movement of the he…
the transfer of heat between two parts of a stationary system…
Mass / Volume
Radiation
the emission of energy as electromagnetic waves or as moving…
Convection
the transfer of heat by the circulation or movement of the he…
57 terms
Earth Science Mass Study
science
earth science
technology
scientific method
is a way of obtaining knowledge about nature
is the branch of science that studies the earth and space
the use of knowledge from science in an attempt to improve th…
describes the way that scientist gather information and test…
science
is a way of obtaining knowledge about nature
earth science
is the branch of science that studies the earth and space
40 terms
Earth Science: Studying Space
Astronomy
Cosmology
Big Bang
Galaxy
The scientific study of the universe.
The study of the origin, properties, processes, and evolution…
The theory that all matter and energy in the universe was com…
A collection of stars, dust, and gas bound together by gravity
Astronomy
The scientific study of the universe.
Cosmology
The study of the origin, properties, processes, and evolution…
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The Study of Earth Science
geology
astronomy
biosphere
cryosphere
study of forces that have shaped the Earth
study whose focus in on solar system, stars and galaxies
part of the planet where all living things can be found
system that includes all of Earth's frozen water
geology
study of forces that have shaped the Earth
astronomy
study whose focus in on solar system, stars and galaxies
20 terms
Earth Science - Unit 1 (Studying the Earth) Vocabulary
Earth
Continental rocks
Ocean floor
Crust
The third planet in order from the Sun and the only one in th…
Layers of granitic, sedimentary, and metamorphic rock that cr…
The crust at the bottom of a sea or ocean
The thin solid outermost layer of Earth; made of less dense s…
Earth
The third planet in order from the Sun and the only one in th…
Continental rocks
Layers of granitic, sedimentary, and metamorphic rock that cr…
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The Study of Earth Science
earth science
system
energy
constructive forces
body of knowledge about Earth and its place in the universe
group of parts that work together as a whole
the ability to do work or cause change
shapes earths surface by building mountains and landmasses
earth science
body of knowledge about Earth and its place in the universe
system
group of parts that work together as a whole
10 terms
Earth Science Study Science
Radiation
Convection
Conduction
Density
the emission of energy as electromagnetic waves or as moving…
the transfer of heat by the circulation or movement of the he…
the transfer of heat between two parts of a stationary system…
Mass / Volume
Radiation
the emission of energy as electromagnetic waves or as moving…
Convection
the transfer of heat by the circulation or movement of the he…
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The Study of Earth's Science
Earth Science
System
Energy
Forces
body of knowledge about Earth and its place in the universe
group of parts that work together as a whole
the ability to do work OR cause change
have changed Earth's surface throughout history
Earth Science
body of knowledge about Earth and its place in the universe
System
group of parts that work together as a whole
16 terms
Earth Science Sol Study
Astronomy
Meteorology
Geology
Oceanography
is the study of objects beyond Earth's atomosphere.
is the study of air that surrounds our planet.
is the study of materials that make up Earth and the processe…
Study of oceans.
Astronomy
is the study of objects beyond Earth's atomosphere.
Meteorology
is the study of air that surrounds our planet.
21 terms
Earth Science - Chapter One Studying the Earth
Hachures
Legend
Geologist
Meteorologist
slashes on closed contour lines indicating a depression
explanatory list of symbols on a map
A scientist who studies the origin, history, and structure of…
Someone who studies weather and uses information from Doppler…
Hachures
slashes on closed contour lines indicating a depression
Legend
explanatory list of symbols on a map
35 terms
Earth Science Test Study
Seismic Waves
Inner Core
Outer Core
Upper Mantle
Waves of energy that travel through the Earth - triggered by…
The solid, dense center of the Earth.
The liquid layer of the Earth's core that lies beneath the ma…
The soft layer of the mantle on which pieces of the lithosphe…
Seismic Waves
Waves of energy that travel through the Earth - triggered by…
Inner Core
The solid, dense center of the Earth.
32 terms
Earth Science Study Guide
Geosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere, Bi…
Water bottle sweats, when it rains, wa…
Can I identify Earth's 4 systems?
Can I come up with examples of Earth's water cycle
Geosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere, Bi…
Can I identify Earth's 4 systems?
Water bottle sweats, when it rains, wa…
Can I come up with examples of Earth's water cycle
20 terms
Earth Science Study Set
Rift Valley
Trench
Subduction
Seismic Waves
steep, narrow valley formed as lithospheric plates separate
Deep valley in the ocean floor
region where one of the lithospheric plate moves under another
Vibration that travels through the Earth
Rift Valley
steep, narrow valley formed as lithospheric plates separate
Trench
Deep valley in the ocean floor
34 terms
Earth Science Study Guide
heliocentric
geocentric
Kepler & celestial objects
ellipse
sun centered
earth centered
objects orbit in elipses
a path that resembles an oval, has 2 foci
heliocentric
sun centered
geocentric
earth centered
155 terms
earth science study guide
what are evidence of earth's spherical…
if the north star progressively gets h…
what is earth's shape caused by
what shape is the earth
earth's shadow on moon during eclipse, north star position at…
north
rotation
slightly flat at poles and bulging at equator
what are evidence of earth's spherical…
earth's shadow on moon during eclipse, north star position at…
if the north star progressively gets h…
north
12 terms
The Study of Earth Science
Lithosphere
Biosphere
Atmosphere
Hydrosphere
Solid part of Earth made up of rocks, minerals and other elem…
Part of the planet Earth where living things can be found
Thin layer of gasses that surround our planet
System that includes all the water on Earth
Lithosphere
Solid part of Earth made up of rocks, minerals and other elem…
Biosphere
Part of the planet Earth where living things can be found
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science study the structure of earth
atmosphere
hydrosphere
lithosphere
outer core
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
All the waters on the earth's surface, such as lakes and seas.
Earth's crust and a portion of the upper mantle directly belo…
A layer of molten iron and nickel that surrounds the inner co…
atmosphere
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
hydrosphere
All the waters on the earth's surface, such as lakes and seas.
10 terms
The Study of Earth Science
Earth Science
System
Energy
Constructive forces
the science that focuses on planet Earth and its place in the…
A group of interacting, interrelated, or interdependent eleme…
Ability to do work
Forces that shape Earth's surface by building mountains and l…
Earth Science
the science that focuses on planet Earth and its place in the…
System
A group of interacting, interrelated, or interdependent eleme…
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Earth Science-Study Stack
P-waves (Primary Waves)
S-waves (Secondary Waves)
Longitudinal waves
Transverse
Fastest-traveling waves departing from the earthquake's focus
Waves departing from the focus that travel slower than the p-…
P-waves are what type of waves
S-waves are what type of waves
P-waves (Primary Waves)
Fastest-traveling waves departing from the earthquake's focus
S-waves (Secondary Waves)
Waves departing from the focus that travel slower than the p-…
47 terms
Earth Science Study Guide
Geologist
What are the two main types of evidenc…
Direct evidence... (from rock samples)
Indirect evidence ... (from seismic waves)
A scientist who studies Earth's interior.
Direct evidence and Indirect evidence
Rocks drilled from deep inside Earth are used by geologists t…
Seismic waves produced by earthquakes allow geologists to mea…
Geologist
A scientist who studies Earth's interior.
What are the two main types of evidenc…
Direct evidence and Indirect evidence
35 terms
Earth Science Test Study
Seismic Waves
Inner Core
Outer Core
Upper Mantle
Waves of energy that travel through the Earth - triggered by…
The solid, dense center of the Earth.
The liquid layer of the Earth's core that lies beneath the ma…
The soft layer of the mantle on which pieces of the lithosphe…
Seismic Waves
Waves of energy that travel through the Earth - triggered by…
Inner Core
The solid, dense center of the Earth.
88 terms
Earth Science Study Guide
Lithosphere
Hydrosphere
Atmosphere
Troposphere
The outer shell of the Earth consisting of the crust and uppe…
water in the earth system-gaseous (water vapor), solid (snow…
The gaseous envelope of air surrounding Earth, made up of a m…
The lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere characterized by decre…
Lithosphere
The outer shell of the Earth consisting of the crust and uppe…
Hydrosphere
water in the earth system-gaseous (water vapor), solid (snow…
26 terms
Earth Science Study Guide :)
Spectroscope
Wavelength
Red Shift
Blue Shift
An apparatus for producing and recording spectra for examinat…
The distance between crests of a wave
Moves away from earth, on the left side of the spectrum (long…
Moving to earth, right side of the spectrum (shorter waveleng…
Spectroscope
An apparatus for producing and recording spectra for examinat…
Wavelength
The distance between crests of a wave
10 terms
The Study Of Earth Science
Earth Science
System
Energy
Constructive Force
Body of knowledge about earth and its place in the universe.
Group of parts that work together as a whole.
The ability to do work or cause change.
Shape Earth's surface by building mountains and Landmasses.
Earth Science
Body of knowledge about earth and its place in the universe.
System
Group of parts that work together as a whole.
18 terms
Science earth study
Mineral
Luster
Hardness
Cleavage
A solid compound or element found in nature and having a defi…
the way that a mineral looks in reflected light
The ease in which a mineral can be scratched
The tendency of a mineral to break along flat surfaces.
Mineral
A solid compound or element found in nature and having a defi…
Luster
the way that a mineral looks in reflected light
16 terms
Earth Science Study Set
Eccentricity
Perihelion
Aphelion
Contour Lines
How squished an ellipse is
The point in an orbit, CLOSEST to the sun
The point in an orbit, FARTHEST from the sun
Line on a topographic map that represents a certain height ab…
Eccentricity
How squished an ellipse is
Perihelion
The point in an orbit, CLOSEST to the sun
22 terms
Study Set Earth Science
Geology
Oceanography
Meteorology
Astronomy
Geology is the study of the origin, history, and structure of…
Oceanography is the study of the sea and the waves and curren…
Meteorology is the study of Earth's atmosphere relating to we…
Astronomy is the study of the universe study of stars, astero…
Geology
Geology is the study of the origin, history, and structure of…
Oceanography
Oceanography is the study of the sea and the waves and curren…
Earth Science: Earth History
Continental Drift
Seafloor Spreading
Pangea
Convection Current
The hypothesis that states that the continents once formed a…
the formation of new areas of oceanic crust, which occurs thr…
super continent consisting of all known continents fitting to…
the movement of a fluid, caused by differences in temperature…
Continental Drift
The hypothesis that states that the continents once formed a…
Seafloor Spreading
the formation of new areas of oceanic crust, which occurs thr…
10 terms
Earth Science Study Cards
Radiation
Convection
Conduction
Density
The direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
Process by which, in a fluid being heated, the warmer part of…
Form of heat transfer where heat energy is directly transferr…
Mass / Volume
Radiation
The direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
Convection
Process by which, in a fluid being heated, the warmer part of…
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Earth Science Study Terms
earth science
geology
oceanography
meterology
study of the earth and the universe around it
study of the origin, history, and structure of the solid eart…
the study of earth's oceans
study of earth's atmosphere in which weather is formed
earth science
study of the earth and the universe around it
geology
study of the origin, history, and structure of the solid eart…
Study of Earth Science
Earth Science
Geology
Oceanography
Meterology
Body of knowledge about earth and it's place in the universe.
Study of forces that have shaped earth.
Study of everything from chemistry of ocean water and ocean f…
Study of conditions in the atmosphere.
Earth Science
Body of knowledge about earth and it's place in the universe.
Geology
Study of forces that have shaped earth.
80 terms
Earth Science Study Terms
earth science
geology
oceanography
meterology
study of the earth and the universe around it
study of the origin, history, and structure of the solid eart…
the study of earth's oceans
study of earth's atmosphere in which weather is formed
earth science
study of the earth and the universe around it
geology
study of the origin, history, and structure of the solid eart…
35 terms
Earth Science Study Guide
Equator
Minerals
Luster
Streak
Imaginary line that circles Earth halfway between the North a…
Naturally occurring inorganic solid with a distinct chemical…
Property of a mineral that describes quality or appearance of…
Property of mineral that describes its color in powdered form
Equator
Imaginary line that circles Earth halfway between the North a…
Minerals
Naturally occurring inorganic solid with a distinct chemical…
Earth Science Study Guide
Two main ways scientists learn about E…
What happens to the temperature from E…
What rock is the continental crust mai…
What rock is the oceanic crust mainly…
...
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...
Two main ways scientists learn about E…
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What happens to the temperature from E…
...
129 terms
Earth and Space Science Study Notes
List the units astronomers use to meas…
What is an astronomical unit?
What is a light year?
What causes the seasons on Earth?
Kilometers, Parsecs, Light years, Astronomical Units
The distance between the Earth and the Sun.... The average dista…
The distance light travels in a year
Seasonal changes occur because earth's position relative to t…
List the units astronomers use to meas…
Kilometers, Parsecs, Light years, Astronomical Units
What is an astronomical unit?
The distance between the Earth and the Sun.... The average dista…
12 terms
Earth Science Study Quizlet
Grams
Meters
Liters
Celsius
What is the metric unit of mass?
What is the metric unit of length?
What is the metric unit of volume?
What is the metric unit of temperature?
Grams
What is the metric unit of mass?
Meters
What is the metric unit of length?
30 terms
Earth Science Study Guide
crust
mantle
inner core
outer core
The outer layer of the Earth's surface
The middle layer of the Earth's surface.
Solid center of Earth
Layer of the Earth between the mantle and the inner core.
crust
The outer layer of the Earth's surface
mantle
The middle layer of the Earth's surface.
12 terms
Earth Science Study Set
The 3 types of waves on a seismograph
The Peru-Chile Trench marks the bounda…
More dense, hotter, and composed of mo…
The bedrock containing the fossil shel…
PWave SWave SurfaceWaves
Nazca Plate and the South American Plate
Compared to Earth's crust, Earth's core is believed to be
What best inference the origin of the Himalayan Mountains
The 3 types of waves on a seismograph
PWave SWave SurfaceWaves
The Peru-Chile Trench marks the bounda…
Nazca Plate and the South American Plate
10 terms
Study of earth science
Earth science.
System.
Energy.
Construction.
Body of knowledge about science and its place in the universe.
Group of parts that work together as a whole.
The ability to do work or cause change.
Force that shapes earths surface by building mountains and la…
Earth science.
Body of knowledge about science and its place in the universe.
System.
Group of parts that work together as a whole.
88 terms
Earth Science Study Guide
Lithosphere
Hydrosphere
Atmosphere
Troposphere
The outer shell of the Earth consisting of the crust and uppe…
water in the earth system-gaseous (water vapor), solid (snow…
The gaseous envelope of air surrounding Earth, made up of a m…
The lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere characterized by decre…
Lithosphere
The outer shell of the Earth consisting of the crust and uppe…
Hydrosphere
water in the earth system-gaseous (water vapor), solid (snow…
57 terms
Earth Science Mass Study
science
earth science
technology
scientific method
is a way of obtaining knowledge about nature
is the branch of science that studies the earth and space
the use of knowledge from science in an attempt to improve th…
describes the way that scientist gather information and test…
science
is a way of obtaining knowledge about nature
earth science
is the branch of science that studies the earth and space
16 terms
Earth Science Study Guide
Meteorology
Geology
Astronomy
Oceanography
weather and climate
Earth processes
Universe
Oceans
Meteorology
weather and climate
Geology
Earth processes
41 terms
Earth Science Study Guide
Layers of the earth and compostiion
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
Magma
Core-pure steel... Outer core-liquid... Mantle-silly putty... Crust-mt…
Rigid layer of crust and upper mantle ... Broken up into seperat…
Putty-like where tectonic plates move
Rises and is less dense than solid rock around it... Hot fluid b…
Layers of the earth and compostiion
Core-pure steel... Outer core-liquid... Mantle-silly putty... Crust-mt…
Lithosphere
Rigid layer of crust and upper mantle ... Broken up into seperat…
9 terms
Earth Science study guide
Umbra
Penumbra
Axis
Orbit
the fully shaded inner shadow of the moon
partial shadow of the moon
An imaginary line which the Earth rotates on
The path of an object around another object
Umbra
the fully shaded inner shadow of the moon
Penumbra
partial shadow of the moon
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