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The Dynamic Earth Environmental Science
biosphere
Hydrosphere
Geosphere
Three layers of the earth
The part of Earth where life exists
makes up all the water on or near the Earth's sister
the mostly solid rocky part of the Earth
-crust... -mantle... -core
biosphere
The part of Earth where life exists
Hydrosphere
makes up all the water on or near the Earth's sister
21 terms
Environmental science: the dynamic earth
Mantle
Ozone
Fault
Salinity
Layer of Earth between the crust and the core
A molecule made up of 3 oxygen atoms
Break in Earth's crust
The total quantity of dissolved salts in the ocean
Mantle
Layer of Earth between the crust and the core
Ozone
A molecule made up of 3 oxygen atoms
48 terms
Environmental Science Chapter 3 Dynamic Earth
Earth
geosphere
atmosphere
hydrosphere
consists of 4 systems
rock
air
water
Earth
consists of 4 systems
geosphere
rock
41 terms
The Dynamic Earth, Environmental Science
Geosphere
Hydrosphere
Crust
Mantle
mostly solid, rocky part that extends from the center of the…
makes up all of the water on or near the earths surface
outer most thin layer of the earth, above the mantle
layer of rock between the earth crust and core, made up of ro…
Geosphere
mostly solid, rocky part that extends from the center of the…
Hydrosphere
makes up all of the water on or near the earths surface
84 terms
Environmental Science "The Dynamic Earth"
What do we call the transfer of energy…
What do we call the boundary between w…
What process is water vapor turning in…
What is the outermost layer of the ear…
Radiation
Thermocline
Condensation
Thermosphere
What do we call the transfer of energy…
Radiation
What do we call the boundary between w…
Thermocline
23 terms
Environmental Science - The Dynamic Earth - Ch. 3
geosphere
crust
mantle
core
the solid part of the Earth that consists of all rock, soil,…
the thin solid outermost layer of the Earth above the mantle
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
the central part of the Earth below the mantle
geosphere
the solid part of the Earth that consists of all rock, soil,…
crust
the thin solid outermost layer of the Earth above the mantle
25 terms
Environmental Science - Chapter 3: The Dynamic Earth
Geosphere
Hydrosphere
Crust
Mantle
The mostly solid, rocky part of the Earth; extends from the c…
The portion of Earth that is water.
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
In Earth science, the layer of rock between Earth's crust and…
Geosphere
The mostly solid, rocky part of the Earth; extends from the c…
Hydrosphere
The portion of Earth that is water.
53 terms
Environmental Science Chapter 3 Dynamic Earth
Earth
geosphere
atmosphere
hydrosphere
consists of 4 systems
The solid part of Earth that includes all rock, loose rocks a…
Mixture of gases surrounding the Earth
all of the water on or near the Earth's surface
Earth
consists of 4 systems
geosphere
The solid part of Earth that includes all rock, loose rocks a…
48 terms
Environmental Science "The Dynamic Earth" Roberts
What process is water vapor turning in…
What do we call the snow sleet or hail…
What do we call the process by which l…
What do we call the earth's innermost…
Condensation
Precipitation
Evaporation
Core
What process is water vapor turning in…
Condensation
What do we call the snow sleet or hail…
Precipitation
23 terms
Holt Environmental Science Chapter 3: Dynamic Earth
geosphere
crust
mantle
core
the mostly solid, rocky part of Earth; extends from the cente…
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
geosphere
the mostly solid, rocky part of Earth; extends from the cente…
crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
23 terms
Environmental Science - The Dynamic Earth - Ch. 3
geosphere
crust
mantle
core
the solid part of the Earth that consists of all rock, soil,…
the thin solid outermost layer of the Earth above the mantle
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
the central part of the Earth below the mantle
geosphere
the solid part of the Earth that consists of all rock, soil,…
crust
the thin solid outermost layer of the Earth above the mantle
25 terms
Environmental Science- The Dynamic Earth Test
___________ transfer of energy through…
___________ boundary between warm and…
____________ water vapor that forms dr…
___________ the topmost layer of Earth…
b
e
d
a
___________ transfer of energy through…
b
___________ boundary between warm and…
e
Environmental Science Chapter 3 Dynamic Earth
Earth
geosphere
atmosphere
hydrosphere
consists of 4 systems
rock
air
water
Earth
consists of 4 systems
geosphere
rock
16 terms
Ms. Magness Environmental Science-The Dynamic Earth Chapter 2
Life-Support System
Debris
Molten
Crust
A system that provides everything needed to stay alive.
The remains of something that was destroyed.
Melted into a liquid.
The outer layer of the Earth (or the outer layer of a pizza)
Life-Support System
A system that provides everything needed to stay alive.
Debris
The remains of something that was destroyed.
25 terms
Environmental Science - Chapter 3: The Dynamic Earth
Geosphere
Hydrosphere
Crust
Mantle
The mostly solid, rocky part of the Earth; extends from the c…
The portion of Earth that is water.
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
In Earth science, the layer of rock between Earth's crust and…
Geosphere
The mostly solid, rocky part of the Earth; extends from the c…
Hydrosphere
The portion of Earth that is water.
30 terms
Environmental Science: The Dynamic Earth Chapter Review
Radiation
Recharge zone
Biosphere
Fresh Water
transfer of energy through space
The surface of the land where water enters an aquifer.
The narrow layer around Earth's surface in which life can exi…
Water that makes up a little more then 3% of the water on Ear…
Radiation
transfer of energy through space
Recharge zone
The surface of the land where water enters an aquifer.
23 terms
Earth and Environmental Science terms
Igneous
Melting and Cooling
Intrusive Igneous
Extrusive Igneous
having solidified from lava or magma
the process that turns any rock into magma or to become less…
magma that solidifies while still inside of the Earth's crust…
when magma explodes or flows to the surface of the earth and…
Igneous
having solidified from lava or magma
Melting and Cooling
the process that turns any rock into magma or to become less…
Environmental Science: Chapter 3 > The Dynamic Earth
What are the four parts that make up t…
The Geosphere-
What are the three basic layers of the…
Tectonic Plate-
1. Geosphere ... 2. Atmosphere... 3. Hydrosphere... 4. Biosphere
The solid part of the earth that consists of all rock and the…
1. Crust... 2. Manite... 3. Core
Huge pieces of the earth that slowly glide across the underly…
What are the four parts that make up t…
1. Geosphere ... 2. Atmosphere... 3. Hydrosphere... 4. Biosphere
The Geosphere-
The solid part of the earth that consists of all rock and the…
16 terms
Dolen: Science: Dynamic Earth Vocabulary
conduction
radiation
convection
crust
heat moves between things that are touching
heat moves through space or air (ex: sun)
heat moves through heated fluid (ex: water)
we live on this layer
conduction
heat moves between things that are touching
radiation
heat moves through space or air (ex: sun)
44 terms
Earth and Environmental Science Terms: Hydrosphere
Atmosphere
Hydrosphere
Basin
Geosphere
Layer of gases surrounding a planet
The water on the earth's surface
A natural depression in the surface of the land often with a…
The solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
Atmosphere
Layer of gases surrounding a planet
Hydrosphere
The water on the earth's surface
16 terms
Earth and Environmental Science Terms: Soil
Soil
Soil profile
Soil (texture) triangle
Soil horizon
A mix of organic material, to which plant life grows
A section of the soil from the surface down to where the soil…
A chart that gives names to match different of sand, silt, an…
A soil horizon is a layer generally lined up with the soil su…
Soil
A mix of organic material, to which plant life grows
Soil profile
A section of the soil from the surface down to where the soil…
13 terms
Earth and Environmental Science Terms
fossil fuels
renewable resource
non-renewable resource
nuclear fission
a natural fuel such as coal or gas, formed in the geological…
an organic natural resource which can replenish to overcome u…
A resource of economic value that cannot be readily replaced…
a nuclear reaction in which a heavy nucleus splits spontaneou…
fossil fuels
a natural fuel such as coal or gas, formed in the geological…
renewable resource
an organic natural resource which can replenish to overcome u…
30 terms
Earth Science dynamic earth
The ring of fir surrounds this ocean
What formed the Hawaiian islands?
Type of boundary where an oceanic plat…
What happens in the ocean of the of a…
pacific ocean
a hot spot
Subduction
deep sea trench
The ring of fir surrounds this ocean
pacific ocean
What formed the Hawaiian islands?
a hot spot
37 terms
2015 Earth Science Mid- Term - Dynamic Earth
Earths Layers- 1
Earths Layers- 2
Earths Layers- 3
Earths Layers- 4
Moho
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Earths Layers- 1
Moho
Earths Layers- 2
Crust
36 terms
Earth & Environmental Science Terms: Fuels
Coal
Fossil Fuels
Hydroeletric
Geothermal Energy
A black or dark brown rock that consists of plants matter, an…
A natural type of fuel, formed by remains of living organisims
The creation of power using flowing water
Thermal energy generated and stored in the Earth
Coal
A black or dark brown rock that consists of plants matter, an…
Fossil Fuels
A natural type of fuel, formed by remains of living organisims
11 terms
Earth Environmental Science Terms
Surface Current
Density Current
Density
Infiltration
A horizontal movement of ocean water that is caused by wind a…
Forms when more dense seawater sinks beneath less dense seawa…
Mass divided by volume
Flow of water from the land surface into the subsurface.
Surface Current
A horizontal movement of ocean water that is caused by wind a…
Density Current
Forms when more dense seawater sinks beneath less dense seawa…
8 terms
Earth and Environmental Science
Thrust fault
Normal fault
Transform fault
Compression forces
...
...
Thrust fault
Normal fault
14 terms
Earth Science: Dynamic Earth
inner/outer core, mantle, crust
provide evidence of plate tectonics
2 plates will collide, oceanic plate w…
older oceanic plate will subduct, as i…
4 main layers of the earth
Alfred Wegener
Oceanic-Continental Convergent Zone
Oceanic-Oceanic Convergent Zone
inner/outer core, mantle, crust
4 main layers of the earth
provide evidence of plate tectonics
Alfred Wegener
110 terms
Mid-Term Review Earth and Environmental Science
solar system
galaxy
universe
precession
sun, planets, and all the other objects that revolve around t…
large group of stars, dust, and gas held together by gravity;…
all matter and energy that exists in space
a slow motion of Earth's axis that traces out a cone over a p…
solar system
sun, planets, and all the other objects that revolve around t…
galaxy
large group of stars, dust, and gas held together by gravity;…
56 terms
Dynamic Earth -Science 7
Uniformitarianism
Catastrophism
Paleontology
Deposition
The physical, chemical, and biological laws that operate toda…
A principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
Scientific study of fossils
Process in which sediment is collected in new locations.
Uniformitarianism
The physical, chemical, and biological laws that operate toda…
Catastrophism
A principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
41 terms
Environmental Science: Chapter 3- The Dynamic Earth STUDY GUIDE
colliding tectonic plates
tides
boundaries between tectonic plates
plants
How did the Himalaya Mountains form?
What are wind and water erosion NOT likely to affect?
Which of the following is the most geologically active region…
Which of the following are producers of oxygen?
colliding tectonic plates
How did the Himalaya Mountains form?
tides
What are wind and water erosion NOT likely to affect?
26 terms
Earth and Environmental Science: volcanoes
composite volcano
composite volcano
cinder cone volcano
cinder cone volcano
a tall, cone-shaped mountain in which layers of lava alternat…
A small, steeply sloped volcano that forms from moderately ex…
composite volcano
composite volcano
a tall, cone-shaped mountain in which layers of lava alternat…
123 terms
Dynamic Earth Science Exammm :(((
tension
pulled apart
pushed in two opposite horizontal dire…
bend in a rock
What type of stress is this?
When tension acts on rocks, the rocks are...
When shearing acts on rocks, the rocks are...
What is a fold?
tension
What type of stress is this?
pulled apart
When tension acts on rocks, the rocks are...
64 terms
Earth Science - Dynamic Earth
Mineral
Tests for a mineral
(Minerals on) Moh's hardness scale
Formation process of igneous rock
- Naturally occurring... - Inorganic solid... - Has a regular atomi…
- Hardness... - Density... - Colour... - Lustre... - Streak... - Acid test... -…
1 - Talc... 2 - Gypsum... 3 - Calcite... 4 - Fluorite... 5 - Apatite... 6 -…
Cooling of lava or magma
Mineral
- Naturally occurring... - Inorganic solid... - Has a regular atomi…
Tests for a mineral
- Hardness... - Density... - Colour... - Lustre... - Streak... - Acid test... -…
31 terms
The Dynamic Crust - Earth Science
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
Falt
vibrating, shaking or rapid motion of earth's crust
Place underground where the break occurs
location at Earths's surface just above the focus
stress built along a zone of weakness or break in the rock
Earthquake
vibrating, shaking or rapid motion of earth's crust
Focus
Place underground where the break occurs
10 terms
Science: Dynamic Earth
Convection Currents
Why do tectonic plates move?
What is plate divergence?
What is plate convergence?
Convection currents in the mantle keep the magma moving — the…
Tectonic plates move because they are sitting on top of conve…
Plates diverging is when two plates are going in opposite dir…
Plate convergence is when two plates are travelling toward ea…
Convection Currents
Convection currents in the mantle keep the magma moving — the…
Why do tectonic plates move?
Tectonic plates move because they are sitting on top of conve…
82 terms
environmental chapter 3 dynamic earth
most of the geosphere is located in the
the ___ makes up all the water on earth
scientists use ___ to learn about the…
outer layer is called the
earth's interior
hydrosphere
seismic waves
lithosphere
most of the geosphere is located in the
earth's interior
the ___ makes up all the water on earth
hydrosphere
27 terms
Earth Science: The Dynamic Earth
Lithosphere
Crust
Benchmarks
Displaced rock strata
The whole crust and uppermost portion of Earth's mantle (laye…
The outermost portion of Earth's solid lithosphere; separated…
Permanent metal plaques set in the ground giving the exact lo…
Sedimentary rock layers form at or below sea level. Finding t…
Lithosphere
The whole crust and uppermost portion of Earth's mantle (laye…
Crust
The outermost portion of Earth's solid lithosphere; separated…
29 terms
Earth Science - Ch. 5 - Our Dynamic Earth
landform
atmosphere
crust
mantle
a physical feature on Earth's surface
the gases that surround Earth
the rocky, outermost layer of Earth's surface
the layer of earth below the crust
landform
a physical feature on Earth's surface
atmosphere
the gases that surround Earth
14 terms
Environmental Earth Science Beginning Terms
Succession
Species
Habitat
Habitat Fragmentation
A somewhat predictable series pf changes overtime in a commun…
A group of individuals that interbred and produce fertile off…
The specific environment in which an organism lives.
The division of a habitat into smaller patches.
Succession
A somewhat predictable series pf changes overtime in a commun…
Species
A group of individuals that interbred and produce fertile off…
183 terms
Earth and Environmental Science Glossary
Kepler's first law
Kepler's second law
Kepler's third law
precession
The path of the planets about the sun is elliptical in shape,…
An imaginary line drawn from the center of the sun to the cen…
The ratio of the squares of the periods of any two planets is…
change in direction of the axis, but without any change in ti…
Kepler's first law
The path of the planets about the sun is elliptical in shape,…
Kepler's second law
An imaginary line drawn from the center of the sun to the cen…
30 terms
Science: Dynamic Earth
Mantle
Core
Crust/Lithosphere
Fault
It is the middle section of the Earth and is the thickest lay…
The core is the centre of the Earth. It is roughly 32% of the…
It is the outer layer and it is roughly 5-70 km thick.
A fault it a fracture in rock where movement has occurred.
Mantle
It is the middle section of the Earth and is the thickest lay…
Core
The core is the centre of the Earth. It is roughly 32% of the…
22 terms
AP Environmental Science - Soil Dynamics
weathering
erosion
texture
soil
mechanical and chemical processes that cause exposed rock to…
process by which the surface of the earth is worn away by the…
how something feels to the touch
portion of the earth's surface consisting of disintegrated ro…
weathering
mechanical and chemical processes that cause exposed rock to…
erosion
process by which the surface of the earth is worn away by the…
11 terms
Earth and Environmental Science mid term
5 characteristics of a mineral
What classifies a sedimentary rock?
What classifies an Igneous rock?
What classifies a metamorphic rock?
.naturally occurring... .A solid at room temperature... .Has a fixe…
Clastic, bioclastic, crystalline.
Intrusive (magma) or Extrusive (lava). ... Speed of cooling.
Foliated (visible banding.)... Non-foliated (non visible banding.)
5 characteristics of a mineral
.naturally occurring... .A solid at room temperature... .Has a fixe…
What classifies a sedimentary rock?
Clastic, bioclastic, crystalline.
15 terms
The Dynamic Earth terms
continental drift
mid-ocean ridges
sea-floor spreading
paleomagnetism
the hypothesis that states the continents once formed a singl…
a long undersea mountain chains that has steep, narrow valley…
the process by which new oceanic lithosphere (sea floor) form…
the study of the alignment of magnetic mineral in rock, speci…
continental drift
the hypothesis that states the continents once formed a singl…
mid-ocean ridges
a long undersea mountain chains that has steep, narrow valley…
27 terms
Earth and Environmental Science terms 9
mole-
mono-
mont-
mort-
mass
one, single
mountain
death
mole-
mass
mono-
one, single
96 terms
Dynamic Earth Science Exammm :(((
tension
pulled apart
pushed in two opposite horizontal dire…
bend in a rock
What type of stress is this?
When tension acts on rocks, the rocks are...
When shearing acts on rocks, the rocks are...
What is a fold?
tension
What type of stress is this?
pulled apart
When tension acts on rocks, the rocks are...
26 terms
Earth and Environmental Science terms 8
less
leuc-
lign-
lin-
without
white
wood
line
less
without
leuc-
white
27 terms
Earth and Environmental Science terms 5
en-
en-
encephal-
end-, ent-
in, into
made of
brain
within, in
en-
in, into
en-
made of
205 terms
Final Review: Earth/Environmental Science
solar system
galaxy
universe
precession
sun, planets, and all the other objects that revolve around t…
large group of stars, dust, and gas held together by gravity;…
all matter and energy that exists in space
a slow motion of Earth's axis that traces out a cone over a p…
solar system
sun, planets, and all the other objects that revolve around t…
galaxy
large group of stars, dust, and gas held together by gravity;…
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