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Interactions between Earth's Systems
Deposition
Natural Hazard
Weather
Weather Systems
The process by which material is either laid on the ground or…
The natural forces that can result in a serious threat to life
The condition of the atmosphere at a particular place and time
When air mass remains over the same area for days or weeks.
Deposition
The process by which material is either laid on the ground or…
Natural Hazard
The natural forces that can result in a serious threat to life
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GED 2014 -Science - Interactions between Earth's System and Living Things
Cycles of Matter
Fossil Fuels
Natural Hazards
Mitigation
Matter that makes up living organisms, such as water, carbon,…
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
Are events that result from Earth's processes and can damage…
The policy of constructing or creating man-made habitats, suc…
Cycles of Matter
Matter that makes up living organisms, such as water, carbon,…
Fossil Fuels
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
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GED 2014 -Science - Interactions between Earth's System and Living Things
Cycles of Matter
Fossil Fuels
Natural Hazards
Mitigation
Matter that makes up living organisms, such as water, carbon,…
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
Are events that result from Earth's processes and can damage…
The policy of constructing or creating man-made habitats, suc…
Cycles of Matter
Matter that makes up living organisms, such as water, carbon,…
Fossil Fuels
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
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GED 2014 -Science - Interactions between Earth's System and Living Things
Cycles of Matter
Fossil Fuels
Natural Hazards
Mitigation
Matter that makes up living organisms, such as water, carbon,…
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
Are events that result from Earth's processes and can damage…
The policy of constructing or creating man-made habitats, suc…
Cycles of Matter
Matter that makes up living organisms, such as water, carbon,…
Fossil Fuels
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
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Earth Systems -S9- Interaction between spheres Questions
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
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Science Vocabulary- Interactions in Earth's System
Temperature
Thermal Energy
Conduction
Convection
The measure of the average kinetic energy of particles in a s…
Total kinetic energy of moving particles in matter
When an object transfers energy to another object through dir…
When cool liquids/gases sink causes warm liquids/gases to be…
Temperature
The measure of the average kinetic energy of particles in a s…
Thermal Energy
Total kinetic energy of moving particles in matter
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Earth's 4 systems- Science Study Guide
layer of gases surrounding Earth
water found on Earth
Earth's entire solid body
all living organisms on Earth
atmosphere
hydrosphere
geosphere
biosphere
layer of gases surrounding Earth
atmosphere
water found on Earth
hydrosphere
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Interactive Science - "Earth's Surface" - Chapter 4 Review Study Guide
How do most fossils form?
What 3 things do fossils show evidence…
Name the 3 era's that occurred after t…
What are the types of fossils?
When living things die and are buried by sediments. The sedim…
How Earth has changed over time... How organisms have changed ov…
Paleozoic... Mesozoic... Cenozoic
mold, cast, petrified fossils, carbon film, trace fossils, pr…
How do most fossils form?
When living things die and are buried by sediments. The sedim…
What 3 things do fossils show evidence…
How Earth has changed over time... How organisms have changed ov…
Jack - Science - Chapter 3 Lesson 2- Interactions of earth's system
water cycle
evaporation
transpiration
condensation
the series of natural processes by which water continually mo…
the process of a liquid changing to a gas at the surface of t…
the process by which plants release water vapor through their…
the process by which a gas changes to a liquid
water cycle
the series of natural processes by which water continually mo…
evaporation
the process of a liquid changing to a gas at the surface of t…
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Earth's Systems Science Study Guide
How does increase in altitude affect a…
What role do radiation, conduction, an…
How do the processes of runoff, precip…
Maritime Tropical
Increase in altitude creates more air pressure at sea level a…
They both involve two man forces: heat, pulling water or air…
The air from the ocean evaporates, or turns into gas because…
Form over the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. In the w…
How does increase in altitude affect a…
Increase in altitude creates more air pressure at sea level a…
What role do radiation, conduction, an…
They both involve two man forces: heat, pulling water or air…
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Science Lesson 2- How do Earth's systems interact?
climate
Condensation
Evaporation
precipitation
Average weather pattern for a region over a long period of time
process by which a gas changes into a liquid
Process by which a liquid changes into a gas
Moisture that falls from clouds to Earth's surface
climate
Average weather pattern for a region over a long period of time
Condensation
process by which a gas changes into a liquid
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Science Lesson 2- How do Earth's systems interact?
climate
Condensation
Evaporation
precipitation
Average weather pattern for a region over a long period of time
process by which a gas changes into a liquid
Process by which a liquid changes into a gas
Moisture that falls from clouds to Earth's surface
climate
Average weather pattern for a region over a long period of time
Condensation
process by which a gas changes into a liquid
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Interactive Science Chapter 8 Earth's Structure Study Guide
The crust is mainly made out of rocks…
What are vibrations that carry energy…
A mid-ocean ridge is a:
Name the layers of the earth including…
basalt and granite
seismic waves
chain of mountains
inner core, outer core, mesosphere, asthenosphere, lithospher…
The crust is mainly made out of rocks…
basalt and granite
What are vibrations that carry energy…
seismic waves
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Layers of the Earth
geosphere
hydrosphere
atmosphere
nucleus
everything that is inside of the earth, rocks and minerals
All the water of the earth
the air around the earth
the hot center inside of the earth, made up of the inner core…
geosphere
everything that is inside of the earth, rocks and minerals
hydrosphere
All the water of the earth
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Layers of the Earth
Crust
Mantle
core
Continental crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
the central part of the Earth below the mantle
Crust about 30km to 100km thick that makes up the continents
Crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Mantle
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
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Layers of the Earth
Outer Core
Inner Core
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
The only liquid layer of the Earth. It is made of iron and ni…
The solid center of the Earth made of iron and nickel.
The outermost, rigid (solid) layer of the Earth. It is divide…
The plastic (soft, like taffy) layer of the upper mantle that…
Outer Core
The only liquid layer of the Earth. It is made of iron and ni…
Inner Core
The solid center of the Earth made of iron and nickel.
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Layers of the Earth
Crust
Mantle
Continental crust
Oceanic Crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
Crust about 30km to 100km thick that makes up the continents
Crust about 5km to 7km thick that forms the ocean floors- thi…
Crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Mantle
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
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The Earth System & Interior
system
energy
atmosphere
geosphere
a group of parts that work together as a whole
the ability to do work
the relatively thin layer of gases that forms Earth's outermo…
Earth's metal core, solid middle layer, and rocky outer layer
system
a group of parts that work together as a whole
energy
the ability to do work
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Layers of the Earth
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
Mohorovicic Discontinuity (MOHO)
Mantle
The uppermost portion/layer of the Earth which includes the c…
The asthenosphere is a portion of the upper layer of the mant…
The boundary between the Earth's crust and the mantle. The Mo…
The mantle is a highly viscous layer between the crust and th…
Lithosphere
The uppermost portion/layer of the Earth which includes the c…
Asthenosphere
The asthenosphere is a portion of the upper layer of the mant…
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Earth Systems: Layers of the Earth
Crust
Inner Core
Continental Crust
Mantle
the outer most layer of the earth; the thinnest/least dense l…
innermost layer of earth; densest layer; solid iron/nickel
thicker but less dense than the oceanic crust; located in cru…
the layer of the Earth between the crust and the core; the co…
Crust
the outer most layer of the earth; the thinnest/least dense l…
Inner Core
innermost layer of earth; densest layer; solid iron/nickel
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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
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Earth Science
lithosphere
asthenosphere
outer core
Inner core
The hardened, outer layer of the earth made up of the crust a…
The middle layer of the mantle where convection currents happ…
The hot, molten layer of Earth's interior made up of liquid n…
The hottest layer of Earth's interior, made up of iron, but s…
lithosphere
The hardened, outer layer of the earth made up of the crust a…
asthenosphere
The middle layer of the mantle where convection currents happ…
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Earth Science Introduction to Earth Science
Energy
The Earth System
Earth's Main Source of Energy
Atmosphere
The ability to do work or cause change.
Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, Lithosphere, Biosphere and the Sun.
The gases that surround the planet.
Energy
The ability to do work or cause change.
The Earth System
Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, Lithosphere, Biosphere and the Sun.
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Earth Science Chapter 1
geology
oceanography
meteorology
astronomy
the study of the origin, history, and structure of the Earth…
the scientific study of the sea
the scientific study of the Earth's atmosphere, especially in…
the study of the universe
geology
the study of the origin, history, and structure of the Earth…
oceanography
the scientific study of the sea
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The Moon-Earth's Satellite
1.moon
2.moon's revolution
3.moon's rotation
4.moon phases
A natural satellite that revolves around a planet.
It takes 27.3 days to revolve around Earth
takes 27.3 days, its spinning on its axis
Changing appearances of the moon from Earth
1.moon
A natural satellite that revolves around a planet.
2.moon's revolution
It takes 27.3 days to revolve around Earth
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Science MSA - Earth Science
mineral
igeneous rock
sedimentary rock
sediments
naturally forming solid with a specific composition that form…
rock formed when melted rock cools and hardens often near a v…
rock formed from pieces of rocks and remains of living things…
pieces of rock
mineral
naturally forming solid with a specific composition that form…
igeneous rock
rock formed when melted rock cools and hardens often near a v…
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Earth Science Regents Vocabulary 2
Cloud
Cold Front
Condensation
Condensation Nuclei
Large mass of water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the…
Boundary between a mass of cold air and the WARMER air it is…
process by which a gas changes into liquid. How a cloud forms.
Particles suspended in air on which Condensation occurs
Cloud
Large mass of water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the…
Cold Front
Boundary between a mass of cold air and the WARMER air it is…
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Earth Science Introduction to Earth Science
Energy
The Earth System
Earth's Main Source of Energy
Atmosphere
The ability to do work or cause change.
Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, Lithosphere, Biosphere and the Sun.
The gases that surround the planet.
Energy
The ability to do work or cause change.
The Earth System
Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, Lithosphere, Biosphere and the Sun.
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Chapter 1: Introduction to Earth Science
geology
oceanography
meteorology
astronomy
the scientific study of the origin, history, and structure of…
the scientific study of the oceans and oceanic phenomena
the scientific study of the atmosphere and atmospheric phenom…
the study of the universe
geology
the scientific study of the origin, history, and structure of…
oceanography
the scientific study of the oceans and oceanic phenomena
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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
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Earth Science - Rock Identification Practice
Granite - Igneous
Granite - Igneous
Granite - Igneous
Basalt - Igneous
Granite - Igneous
Granite - Igneous
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Earth Science Chapter 1: Introduction to Earth Science Vocabulary
Earth Science
Geology
Oceanography
Meteorology
the name for all the sciences that collectively seek to under…
the science that examines Earth, its forms and composition, a…
the scientific study of the oceans and oceanic phenomenon
the scientific study of the atmosphere and the atmospheric ph…
Earth Science
the name for all the sciences that collectively seek to under…
Geology
the science that examines Earth, its forms and composition, a…
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Earth's Atmosphere - Earth Science Unit
Argon
Aurora Borealis
Atmosphere
Atmospheric Pressure
Permanent gas in the atmosphere - makes up 0.9%
Brillant displays of colors in the night sky caused by partic…
Thin layers of gases that surrounds the planet and makes cond…
The force exerted by the gases pushing on an area or surface.
Argon
Permanent gas in the atmosphere - makes up 0.9%
Aurora Borealis
Brillant displays of colors in the night sky caused by partic…
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Earth Science Introduction to Earth Science
Energy
The Earth System
Sun
Atmosphere
The ability to do work or cause change.
Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, Lithosphere, Biosphere and the Sun.
Main source of earth's energy
The gases that surround the planet.
Energy
The ability to do work or cause change.
The Earth System
Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, Lithosphere, Biosphere and the Sun.
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Earth Layers
Crust
Mantle
Core
Convection
The outer solid layer of the Earth
Between the core and the crust, made of hot, slow-flowing, ro…
The center of the earth, made of iron and nickel.
The movement of matter caused by differences in density cause…
Crust
The outer solid layer of the Earth
Mantle
Between the core and the crust, made of hot, slow-flowing, ro…
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Robinson - Chapter 1 - The Earth System 2015
crust
mantle
inner core
outer core
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface.
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of Earth
A layer of molten iron and nickel that surrounds the inner co…
crust
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface.
mantle
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
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SCIENCE: Tides and the Earth-Moon System
Gravity
Astronomy
Tides
Intertidal Zone
the natural force of attraction (pull) between any two massiv…
the study of the universe beyond Earth, including the study o…
the periodic rise and fall of the ocean caused by the gravita…
the sea floor between high tide and low tide which is exposed…
Gravity
the natural force of attraction (pull) between any two massiv…
Astronomy
the study of the universe beyond Earth, including the study o…
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S78 E01.02 The Study of Earth Science VOCAB
astronomer
constructive force
destructive force
earth science
a scientist who studies the universe beyond Earth
a force that builds up mountains and landmasses on Earth's su…
a force that slowly wears away mountains and other features o…
the science that focuses on planet Earth and its place in the…
astronomer
a scientist who studies the universe beyond Earth
constructive force
a force that builds up mountains and landmasses on Earth's su…
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Earth Science Regents Vocabulary
Abrasion
Absolute Age
Air Mass
Air Pressure
Form of physical weathering caused by friction between rock p…
Age of a rock unit OR A fossil
Large body of air
Effect of the weight of atmosphere pressing on a given surfac…
Abrasion
Form of physical weathering caused by friction between rock p…
Absolute Age
Age of a rock unit OR A fossil
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Earth Science Final Exam Study Guide
Air Pressure
Warm Front
Cold Front
Jet Stream
The measure of how much air is pressing on the earth.
Warm fronts generally move from the west to the east and the…
A cold front is defined as the transition zone where a cold a…
Jet streams are fast flowing, narrow air currents found in th…
Air Pressure
The measure of how much air is pressing on the earth.
Warm Front
Warm fronts generally move from the west to the east and the…
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5th Grade Earth Science
Natural Resources
Renewable Resources
Nonrenewable Resources
Inexhaustible Resources
Earth materials in the environment that are useful to people
Resources that nature can produce again and again in a relati…
Resources that nature cannot replace quickly enough to meet p…
Resources that can never be used up or are abundant
Natural Resources
Earth materials in the environment that are useful to people
Renewable Resources
Resources that nature can produce again and again in a relati…
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Interactive Science 6th Grade ~ Chapter 1 ~ The Earth System 2015
Crust
Mantle
Inner Core
Outer Core
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface of solid r…
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
A dense (solid) sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center…
A layer of molten (liquid) iron and nickel that surrounds the…
Crust
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface of solid r…
Mantle
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
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Chapters 1-2, Intro to Earth Science. 2016
Independent Variable
Ecology
Consumers
Core
in an experiment, the factors changed by the person performin…
the study of relationships among living things and their envi…
organisms that get their energy by eating other organisms.
the center sphere of Earth, likely composed of iron & nickel
Independent Variable
in an experiment, the factors changed by the person performin…
Ecology
the study of relationships among living things and their envi…
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Science - Unit 1 - Earth's Water Study Review
3 Forms of water
Evaporation
Precipitation
Gravity
solid... liquid... gas
occurs when liquid water changes into water vapor - Water is…
any form of water that falls to Earth from clouds
causes water on land to flow downhill
3 Forms of water
solid... liquid... gas
Evaporation
occurs when liquid water changes into water vapor - Water is…
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Astronomy: Earth Science - WFHS
solar system
orbit
revolve
rotate
The sun is at the center with 8 planets that revolve around it.
The circular path an object takes around another (revolution).
The circles represent Earth moving around the Sun as the moon…
To spin on an axis take one day; 24 hours; night and day.
solar system
The sun is at the center with 8 planets that revolve around it.
orbit
The circular path an object takes around another (revolution).
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Unit 1: Organizing Principles of Earth Science
atmosphere
biogeochemical cycles
biosphere
carbon cycle
The envelope of gases that surrounds Earth
A pathway by which a chemical element or molecule moves throu…
All living things, whether in the air, in the oceans, or on a…
The series of processes by which carbon compounds are interco…
atmosphere
The envelope of gases that surrounds Earth
biogeochemical cycles
A pathway by which a chemical element or molecule moves throu…
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BJU Earth Science Chapter 17: The Groundwater System
Percentage of the earth's freshwater t…
Porous rock is...
Clay is...
Hard water....
30%
rock that contains many open spaces between their particles.
a natural material that water does not pass through well.
water that contains dissolved minerals including calcium and…
Percentage of the earth's freshwater t…
30%
Porous rock is...
rock that contains many open spaces between their particles.
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Sun-Earth-Moon System
ellipse
lunar eclipse
solar eclipse
rotation
The shape of Earth's orbit
when the shadow of Earth falls on the moon
when the moon comes between Earth and the sun
the spinning of Earth on it's axis
ellipse
The shape of Earth's orbit
lunar eclipse
when the shadow of Earth falls on the moon
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Chapter 28: The Sun-Earth-Moon System
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Reflecting Telescope
Refracting Telescope
Hubble Space Telescope
The arrangement of electromagnetic radiation, including gamma…
A type of telescope that uses mirrors to focus visible light.
A type of telescope that uses lenses to focus visible light.
A space based observation center that was launched in 1990. I…
Electromagnetic Spectrum
The arrangement of electromagnetic radiation, including gamma…
Reflecting Telescope
A type of telescope that uses mirrors to focus visible light.
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Water Processes of the Earth
Earth Processes
atmospheric conditions
stages
water cycle
Earth´s interacting physical, chemical, and biological system…
The comprise state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature,…
Any distinct time period in a sequence of events. A specific…
The constant recycling and movement of water on Earth.
Earth Processes
Earth´s interacting physical, chemical, and biological system…
atmospheric conditions
The comprise state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature,…
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