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Science Inside Earth: Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics
Seismic Waves
Pressure
Crust
Basalt
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
- The layer of (solid) rock that forms EARTH'S OUTER SURFACE,…
DARK (colored) & DENSE (texture) rock with a fine texture, fo…
Seismic Waves
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
Pressure
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
16 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics
Heat Transfer
Convection Currents
Crust
Granite
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid
Layer of rock that forms outer skin of the earth
The main type of rock that makes up the continental crust (le…
Heat Transfer
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Convection Currents
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid
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Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics
Heat Transfer
Radiation
Conduction
Convection Currents
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Transfer of energy through empty space
Heat transfer through direct contact of particles of matter
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid
Heat Transfer
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Radiation
Transfer of energy through empty space
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HMS Science Level 6 Earth Changes Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics
Inner core
Outer core
Mantle
Crust
made of metals = solid, ... hottest layer= 7,000-8,000 C... 1600 mi…
made of metals = liquid,... less pressure makes it this way, ... 1…
rock, some metal, mostly liquid, solid near top, ... thickest la…
rock, solid, 20 miles, (6-7 km) thinnest layer, ... home to life…
Inner core
made of metals = solid, ... hottest layer= 7,000-8,000 C... 1600 mi…
Outer core
made of metals = liquid,... less pressure makes it this way, ... 1…
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Earth Science: Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics
Direct Evidence
Indirect Evidence
3 layers of the earth
Crust
rock samples
Measuring Seismic Waves
crust, mantel, core
earth's outer skin, includes both dry land and ocean floor, s…
Direct Evidence
rock samples
Indirect Evidence
Measuring Seismic Waves
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Science Inside Earth: Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics
How far do you have to travel to reach…
What are the two main types of evidenc…
What are the high temperatures inside…
Seismic Waves
Over 6,000 kilometers
- Direct evidence from rock samples... - Indirect evidence from…
- Heat left over from the formation of the planet... - Radioacti…
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
How far do you have to travel to reach…
Over 6,000 kilometers
What are the two main types of evidenc…
- Direct evidence from rock samples... - Indirect evidence from…
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Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics
Heat Transfer
Radiation
Conduction
Convection Currents
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Transfer of energy through empty space
Heat transfer through direct contact of particles of matter
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid
Heat Transfer
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Radiation
Transfer of energy through empty space
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Science Inside Earth: Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics
Seismic Waves
Pressure
Crust
Basalt
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
- The layer of (solid) rock that forms EARTH'S OUTER SURFACE,…
DARK (colored) & DENSE (texture) rock with a fine texture, fo…
Seismic Waves
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
Pressure
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
34 terms
Science Inside Earth: Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics
Seismic Waves
Pressure
Crust
Basalt
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
- The layer of (solid) rock that forms EARTH'S OUTER SURFACE,…
DARK (colored) & DENSE (texture) rock with a fine texture, fo…
Seismic Waves
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
Pressure
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
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Science Inside Earth: Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics
Seismic Waves
Crust
Mantle
happens when earthquake.
- The layer of (solid) rock that forms EARTH'S OUTER SURFACE,…
- The layer of hot, solid rock located BETWEEN the Earth's CR…
Seismic Waves
happens when earthquake.
Crust
- The layer of (solid) rock that forms EARTH'S OUTER SURFACE,…
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Science Inside Earth: Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics
Seismic Waves
Pressure
Crust
Basalt
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
- The layer of (solid) rock that forms EARTH'S OUTER SURFACE,…
DARK (colored) & DENSE (texture) rock with a fine texture, fo…
Seismic Waves
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
Pressure
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
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Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics
Heat Transfer
Geologists
Crust
Mantle
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Scientists who...... -Study the forces that make and shape the e…
Layer of rock that forms outer skin of the earth
Layer of hot rock underneath the crust
Heat Transfer
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Geologists
Scientists who...... -Study the forces that make and shape the e…
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Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics
Heat Transfer
Radiation
Conduction
Convection Currents
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Transfer of energy through empty space
Heat transfer through direct contact of particles of matter
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid
Heat Transfer
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Radiation
Transfer of energy through empty space
27 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics
Heat Transfer
Radiation
Conduction
Convection Currents
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Transfer of energy through empty space
Heat transfer through direct contact of particles of matter
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid
Heat Transfer
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Radiation
Transfer of energy through empty space
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Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics
Heat Transfer
Radiation
Conduction
Convection Currents
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Transfer of energy through empty space
Heat transfer through direct contact of particles of matter
flow that transfer heat within a fluid
Heat Transfer
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Radiation
Transfer of energy through empty space
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Science Explorer-Inside Earth Chapter 1-Plate Tectonics
These are also known as "Earthquake" w…
This results from a force pressing on…
The layer of solid rock that includes…
This is the most common igneous rock o…
Seismic waves
Pressure
Crust
Basalt
These are also known as "Earthquake" w…
Seismic waves
This results from a force pressing on…
Pressure
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Earth's Interior - Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics - SC 18 Terms
crust
mantle
lithosphere
asthenosphere
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface.
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
The soft layer of the mantle on which the lithosphere floats.
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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Earth Science Chapter 7 Plate Tectonics #1
______ presented the continental drift…
What was Pangaea? When did it start to…
What were the four main lines of evide…
What argument did other scientists mak…
Wegener... 1915
Super-Continent (combination of all the continents)... Break up…
"Jigsaw" fit of continents... Fossil distributions... Correlation o…
Shorelines are continually modified by wave erosion and dispo…
______ presented the continental drift…
Wegener... 1915
What was Pangaea? When did it start to…
Super-Continent (combination of all the continents)... Break up…
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Earth's Interior - Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics - SC 25 Terms
seismic waves
crust
basalt
granite
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface.
A dark, dense, igneous rock with a fine texture, found in oce…
A usually light-colored igneous rock that is found in contine…
seismic waves
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
crust
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface.
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Combo with "Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics" and 1 other
Heat Transfer
Radiation
Conduction
Convection Currents
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Transfer of energy through empty space
Heat transfer through direct contact of particles of matter
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid
Heat Transfer
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Radiation
Transfer of energy through empty space
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Science Inside Earth: Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics - Maia Vocab Test
Seismic Waves
Pressure
Crust
Mantle
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
- The layer of (solid) rock that forms EARTH'S OUTER SURFACE,…
- The layer of hot, solid rock located BETWEEN the Earth's CR…
Seismic Waves
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
Pressure
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
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Earth Science Chapter 7 Plate Tectonics #1
______ presented the continental drift…
What was Pangaea? When did it start to…
What were the four main lines of evide…
What argument did other scientists mak…
Wegener... 1915
Super-Continent (combination of all the continents)... Break up…
"Jigsaw" fit of continents... Fossil distributions... Correlation o…
Shorelines are continually modified by wave erosion and dispo…
______ presented the continental drift…
Wegener... 1915
What was Pangaea? When did it start to…
Super-Continent (combination of all the continents)... Break up…
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Prentice Hall Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1, Continental Drift, Sea-Floor Spreading & Plate Tectonics
Alfred Wegener
continental drift
Pangaea
Fossil
proposed the theory of continental drift, but could find how…
The hypothesis that the continents slowly move across Earth's…
The name of the single landmass that broke apart 200 million…
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock
Alfred Wegener
proposed the theory of continental drift, but could find how…
continental drift
The hypothesis that the continents slowly move across Earth's…
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Earth's Interior - Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics - SC 18 Terms
crust
mantle
lithosphere
asthenosphere
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface.
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
The soft layer of the mantle on which the lithosphere floats.
crust
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface.
mantle
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
34 terms
Science Inside Earth: Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics-w/ changed definitions of Milone
Seismic Waves
Pressure
Crust
Basalt
- An indirect method that geologists use to learn about the E…
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
- The layer of (solid) rock that forms EARTH'S OUTER SURFACE…
DARK (colored) & DENSE (texture) rock with a fine texture, fo…
Seismic Waves
- An indirect method that geologists use to learn about the E…
Pressure
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
34 terms
Science Inside Earth: Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics - vocabulary-list-hf-wirth-6th-grade-science
Seismic Waves
Pressure
Crust
Mantle
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
- The layer of (solid) rock that forms EARTH'S OUTER SURFACE,…
- The layer of hot, solid rock located BETWEEN the Earth's CR…
Seismic Waves
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
Pressure
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
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Combo with "Earth Science Chapter 17: Plate Tectonics" and 1 other
continental drift
Pangea
magnetometer
paleomagnetism
an idea that stated all the continents were once joined to fo…
a super continent made up of all the continents
A device that can detect small changes in magnetic fields
the study of changes in Earth's magnetic field, as shown by p…
continental drift
an idea that stated all the continents were once joined to fo…
Pangea
a super continent made up of all the continents
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Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics - Science Study Guide for 6th Grade Term 1 Section 1-1 pg. 16-24 Earth's Interior
What is the earths interior section ab…
What is Earth's surface made of?
What did geologist of the late 1700s c…
Is the following sentence true or fals…
This sections describes the layers that make up Earth and exp…
Rocks
They concluded that earths landforms are the work of natural…
False
What is the earths interior section ab…
This sections describes the layers that make up Earth and exp…
What is Earth's surface made of?
Rocks
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Earth Science Chapter 6-1 Volcanoes and Plate Tectonics Key Terms and Key Questions
Volcanoe
Magma
Lava
Ring of fire
Is a weak spot in the crust where molten material, or magma,…
Is a molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wa…
When magma reaches the surface it is called lava.
One major volcanic belt is the Ring of Fire, formed by many v…
Volcanoe
Is a weak spot in the crust where molten material, or magma,…
Magma
Is a molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wa…
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Combo with "8th Earth Science, Chapter 17, Plate Tectonics" and 1 other
coastlines
pangaea
ancient climatic evidence, data on anc…
magnetic field data
Early mapmakers thought continents might have moved based on…
_________ was an ancient supercontinent made up of all of Ear…
to support his hypothesis of continental drift, Alfred Wegene…
one thing Alfred Wegener did not use to support his hypothesi…
coastlines
Early mapmakers thought continents might have moved based on…
pangaea
_________ was an ancient supercontinent made up of all of Ear…
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Plate Tectonics Earth and Space iScience chapter 7 lessons 1 and 2
How do scientists learn about Earth's…
Why is Earth described as having diffe…
Which of Earth's layers are solid? Whi…
What causes Earth's magnetic field?
Through collecting rock samples, from wells drilled deep unde…
Earth is described as having different layers because many di…
The solid layers of the Earth are the crust, mantle, and inne…
The spinning of the liquid outer core and the solid inner cor…
How do scientists learn about Earth's…
Through collecting rock samples, from wells drilled deep unde…
Why is Earth described as having diffe…
Earth is described as having different layers because many di…
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Ch 1: Three Layers of Earth section 3 Plate Tectonics
boundary
convection current
convergent boundary
divergent boundary
edge of a tectonic plate where it meets other plates
circular path that a fluid takes as it alternately heats up(^…
line where two tectonic plates collide, or crash into each ot…
line where two plates separate or move AWAY from each other (…
boundary
edge of a tectonic plate where it meets other plates
convection current
circular path that a fluid takes as it alternately heats up(^…
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Inside Earth Plate Tectonics Chapter 1 Section 1
seismic waves
pressure
crust
basalt
vibrations that travel through Earth, carrying energy release…
a force that pushes down on an area
layer of rock that forms Earth's "outer" skin, solid layer of…
dark rock that has a very fine texture, usually found on the…
seismic waves
vibrations that travel through Earth, carrying energy release…
pressure
a force that pushes down on an area
8 terms
Inside Earth Plate Tectonics Chapter 1 Section 5
plate
scientific theory
plate tectonics
fault
similar to an eggshell that is cracked, lithosphere is "crack…
well tested concept that explains a wide range of observations
pieces of Earth's lithosphere that are in slow, constant moti…
breaks in the Earth's crust. These boundries are categorized…
plate
similar to an eggshell that is cracked, lithosphere is "crack…
scientific theory
well tested concept that explains a wide range of observations
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Earth Science - Plate Tectonics
Plate Tectonics
Alfred Wegener
Pangea
Crust
The theory that the earth is broken into plates and are in mo…
Proposed the continental drift theory in the 1900s
term for the super continent which contained all the plates t…
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Plate Tectonics
The theory that the earth is broken into plates and are in mo…
Alfred Wegener
Proposed the continental drift theory in the 1900s
30 terms
Inside Earth - Plate Tectonics - Chapter 1
Seismic Waves
Pressure
Crust
Basalt
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
The force exerted on a surface divided by the area over which…
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface
A dark, dense, igneous rock with a fine texture found in ocea…
Seismic Waves
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
Pressure
The force exerted on a surface divided by the area over which…
38 terms
1) Inside Earth-Chapter 1-Plate Tectonics
rotate
revolve
Protoplanet Hypothesis
crust
to move around an axis inside the object (internal axis); the…
to move around an axis outside the object (external axis); th…
favored explanation for the formation of the solar system and…
thinnest, outer layer of the Earth; broken up into plates; mo…
rotate
to move around an axis inside the object (internal axis); the…
revolve
to move around an axis outside the object (external axis); th…
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Inside Earth chapter 1 plate tectonics
rock samples
recording and studying seismic waves
inner core
outer core
Holes drilled into Earth's crust provide this form of direct…
indirect evidence about Earth's interior
dense ball of solid metal
layer of molten metal
rock samples
Holes drilled into Earth's crust provide this form of direct…
recording and studying seismic waves
indirect evidence about Earth's interior
30 terms
Inside Earth Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics
Seismic waves
Pressure
Crust
Basalt
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
The force exerted on a surface divided by the area over which…
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface
A dark, dense igneous rock with a fine texture, found in ocea…
Seismic waves
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
Pressure
The force exerted on a surface divided by the area over which…
12 terms
Plate Tectonics
Volcanoes
mountains
divergent
trench
these geological features from when one tectonic plate subduc…
two converging continental plates form this geological feature
tectonic plates that are moving away from each other
a _________ is formed at a subduction zone
Volcanoes
these geological features from when one tectonic plate subduc…
mountains
two converging continental plates form this geological feature
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Earth Science Chapter 7 Plate Tectonics
crust
mantle
core
lithosphere
outermost layer of earth
middle layer of earth; contains most of earth's mass
central part of earth, made of iron & nickel
solid, outer layer of earth that consists of rigid crust and…
crust
outermost layer of earth
mantle
middle layer of earth; contains most of earth's mass
8 terms
Plate Tectonics Chapter 1 Section 5 Science
plate
scientific theory
plate tectonics
fault
a section of the lithosphere that slowly moves over the athen…
A well tested concept that explains a wide range of observati…
the theory that pieces of the Earth's lithosphere are in cons…
a break in Earth's crust where masses of rock slip past each…
plate
a section of the lithosphere that slowly moves over the athen…
scientific theory
A well tested concept that explains a wide range of observati…
17 terms
Sci. Chapter 1 - Plate Tectonics
Crust
Mantle
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
A layer of solid rock that includes both dry land and the oce…
A layer of hot rock, located about 40 kilometers below Earth'…
The rigid uppermost part of the mantle. It is very similar to…
The softer layer beneath the lithosphere. This layer is benda…
Crust
A layer of solid rock that includes both dry land and the oce…
Mantle
A layer of hot rock, located about 40 kilometers below Earth'…
38 terms
Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics (full set)
plate
scientific theory
plate tectonics
fault
A section of the lithosphere that slowly moves over the asthe…
A well tested concept that explains a wide range of observati…
The theory that pieces of Earth's lithosphere are in constant…
A break in Earth's crust where slabs of rock slip past each o…
plate
A section of the lithosphere that slowly moves over the asthe…
scientific theory
A well tested concept that explains a wide range of observati…
30 terms
Chapter 1- Plate Tectonics
seismic waves
pressure
crust
mantle
A vibration that travels through Earth carrying the energy re…
The amount of force pushing on a surface or area. Increases a…
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core
seismic waves
A vibration that travels through Earth carrying the energy re…
pressure
The amount of force pushing on a surface or area. Increases a…
8 terms
Inside Earth, Chapter 1, Section 5, The theory of Plate Tectonics
plates
scientific theory
plate tectonics
faults
Separate sections in the lithosphere.
A well-tested concept that explains a wide range of observati…
A theory that states that the pieces of Earth's lithosphere a…
Breaks in the Earth's crust where rocks have slipped past eac…
plates
Separate sections in the lithosphere.
scientific theory
A well-tested concept that explains a wide range of observati…
31 terms
F Ch 1 - Plate Tectonics
Seismic Waves
Pressure
Crust
Basalt
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
The force exerted on a surface divided by the area over which…
The layer of rock that forms the Earth's outer surface.
A dark, dense, igneous rock with a fine texture, found in oce…
Seismic Waves
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
Pressure
The force exerted on a surface divided by the area over which…
21 terms
Chapter 1 Science, Plate Tectonics
Continental Drift
Pangaea
3 types of evidence supporting contine…
Why was Wegener's idea rejected
the splitting of the continents
all of the continents together (super-continent)
land features, fossils, and climate
because he could not prove how the continents moved
Continental Drift
the splitting of the continents
Pangaea
all of the continents together (super-continent)
13 terms
Inside Earth Plate Tectonics Chapter 1 Section 1
seismic waves
pressure
crust
basalt
vibrations that travel through Earth, carrying energy release…
a force that pushes down on an area
layer of rock that forms Earth's "outer" skin, solid layer of…
dark rock that has a very fine texture, usually found on the…
seismic waves
vibrations that travel through Earth, carrying energy release…
pressure
a force that pushes down on an area
5 terms
Inside Earth Plate Tectonics Chapter 1 Section 2
radiation
conduction
convection
density
the transfer of energy through space (example: the sun warms…
heat transfer within a material, or between materials that ar…
heat transfer by the movement of currents within a fluid, thi…
measurement of how much mass, or stuff, is in something.
radiation
the transfer of energy through space (example: the sun warms…
conduction
heat transfer within a material, or between materials that ar…
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