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Earth Systems Science: Terms
Isotopes
Energy
Radioactive
Ions
Atoms of the same element with different masses
The capacity to change some aspect of matter
Atoms that emit energy and subatomic particles
Charged atoms or collections of atoms
Isotopes
Atoms of the same element with different masses
Energy
The capacity to change some aspect of matter
66 terms
Earth System Science Mid-Term
Nebular Theory
=Physical Environments
+geosphere
+hydrosphere
proposes that the bodies of our solar system evolved from an…
+geosphere ... +hydrosphere ... +atmosphere... +biosphere
-extends from the surface to the center of the planet ... -life…
-dynamic mass of water effecting atmosphere, land and life
Nebular Theory
proposes that the bodies of our solar system evolved from an…
=Physical Environments
+geosphere ... +hydrosphere ... +atmosphere... +biosphere
66 terms
Earth System Science Mid-Term
Nebular Theory
=Physical Environments
+geosphere
+hydrosphere
proposes that the bodies of our solar system evolved from an…
+geosphere ... +hydrosphere ... +atmosphere... +biosphere
-extends from the surface to the center of the planet ... -life…
-dynamic mass of water effecting atmosphere, land and life
Nebular Theory
proposes that the bodies of our solar system evolved from an…
=Physical Environments
+geosphere ... +hydrosphere ... +atmosphere... +biosphere
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Earth Science:The Earth System
System
Energy
Atmosphere
Geosphere
A group of parts that works together.
Ability to do work
Earth's outermost layer is a mixture of gases... N and O
Earth's mass is found...3 main parts!
System
A group of parts that works together.
Energy
Ability to do work
59 terms
Earth System Science Mid-Term
Geology
Biosphere
Ecology
Convection
The science that deals with the Earth's physical structure an…
The regions of the surface, atmosphere, and hydrosphere of th…
The branch of biology that deals with the relations of organi…
The movement caused within a fluid. Hotter and less dense mat…
Geology
The science that deals with the Earth's physical structure an…
Biosphere
The regions of the surface, atmosphere, and hydrosphere of th…
15 terms
Earth Science: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday study
List these terms in order form smalles…
Why is dark matter invisible?
What is a galaxy?
List these terms in order from largest…
Star, star system, galaxy, cluster, supercluster, universe.
It doesn't emit light of any wavelength.
A huge collection of stars, gas, and dust.
Universe, supercluster, cluster, galaxy, star.
List these terms in order form smalles…
Star, star system, galaxy, cluster, supercluster, universe.
Why is dark matter invisible?
It doesn't emit light of any wavelength.
28 terms
Earth Science Chapter 27: Sun-Earth-Moon System
rotation
revolution
Neap Tide
Spring Tide
the Earth spins on it's axis every 24 hours
The Earth revolves around the sun every 365 days
when the sun, earth and moon make a right angle; ... Tidal Range…
when the sun, earth, and moon are lined up; ... Tidal range is t…
rotation
the Earth spins on it's axis every 24 hours
revolution
The Earth revolves around the sun every 365 days
21 terms
Intro to Earth System Science
geology
pedology
meteorology
aeronomy
study of the geosphere
study of soil
The study of weather
The science of the upper atmosphere
geology
study of the geosphere
pedology
study of soil
15 terms
Earth Science - Ch. 23: Sun-Earth-Moon System
axis
revolution
ellipse
tilted axis
imaginary vertical lines around which Earth spins
The movement of an object around another object
A elongated circle, or oval shape, the shape of the planets o…
Earth's axis is tilted 23.5 degrees from a line drawn perpend…
axis
imaginary vertical lines around which Earth spins
revolution
The movement of an object around another object
29 terms
Science- The Sun-Earth-Moon System
eclipse
equinox
revolution
rotation
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
beginning of spring and fall; days on which hours of sunlight…
orbit of one object around another object
spin of an object around its axis
eclipse
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
equinox
beginning of spring and fall; days on which hours of sunlight…
11 terms
Paskievitch Earth System Science
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Carbon Cycle
Crust
Our atmosphere is a mixture of gases that surround the Earth.…
Subsystem of Earth that includes all living things: plants, a…
The carbon cycle is the biogeochemical cycle by which carbon…
Outer most layer of Earth. Made up of igneous, metamorphic, a…
Atmosphere
Our atmosphere is a mixture of gases that surround the Earth.…
Biosphere
Subsystem of Earth that includes all living things: plants, a…
18 terms
Earth Systems Science terms 1
Concluded that earth was round because…
Established the size of the earth by c…
Determined locations of 850 stars, dev…
Aristarchus-The first Greek to believe…
Aristotle
Eratosthenes
Hipparchus
Aristarchus
Concluded that earth was round because…
Aristotle
Established the size of the earth by c…
Eratosthenes
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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
30 terms
Earth System Science Unit
Atmosphere
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
Biosphere
The thin layer of gases surrounding Earth including oxygen, c…
All the water at and near the surface of the earth, 97% of wh…
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
Atmosphere
The thin layer of gases surrounding Earth including oxygen, c…
Hydrosphere
All the water at and near the surface of the earth, 97% of wh…
Mrs. Blackburn's Earth Science Review: Earth, Moon, Sun system
24 hours or 1 day
about 29 days or 1 month
about 365 days or 1 year
December 21
time it takes for the earth to rotate on its axis
time for the moon to go through all of its phases
time for the earth to orbit (revolve) around the sun
First day of winter in Northern Hemisphere (winter solstice),…
24 hours or 1 day
time it takes for the earth to rotate on its axis
about 29 days or 1 month
time for the moon to go through all of its phases
14 terms
Earth Science Earth System
Earth System
Earth System
Earth System
Earth System
A system is a set of components that work together or interact.
Earth,from the very top of the atmosphere to the core at its…
Air, water,soil,and living things make up the four major comp…
These overlapping,interconnected components are called spheres.
Earth System
A system is a set of components that work together or interact.
Earth System
Earth,from the very top of the atmosphere to the core at its…
24 terms
Science 8: Chapter 23 - The Sun-Earth-Moon System
Sphere
Axis
Rotation
Revolution
A round three-dimensional object whose surface is the same di…
Imaginary vertical line that cuts through the center of Earth…
Spinning of Earth on its imaginary axis, which takes about 24…
Earth's yearlong elliptical around the Sun
Sphere
A round three-dimensional object whose surface is the same di…
Axis
Imaginary vertical line that cuts through the center of Earth…
18 terms
Earth-Sun-Moon System Science HELLER
Sidereal month
Tides
Lunar cycle
New Moon
27.3 days for the moon to go 360 degrees around the Earth
the regular rise and fall of the ocean's surface influenced b…
A sequence of phases of the moon as it revolves around the Ea…
All Dark, no light reflected
Sidereal month
27.3 days for the moon to go 360 degrees around the Earth
Tides
the regular rise and fall of the ocean's surface influenced b…
14 terms
Earth Science Solar System
solar system
planet
comet
star
a star and all the planets and other objects that revolve aro…
a large body that revolves around the sun
a ball of rock, ice, and frozen gases that revolves around th…
a huge ball of superheated gases
solar system
a star and all the planets and other objects that revolve aro…
planet
a large body that revolves around the sun
11 terms
Earth System Science
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Carbon Cycle
Crust
Our atmosphere is a mixture of gases that surround the Earth.…
Subsystem of Earth that includes all living things: plants, a…
The carbon cycle is the biogeochemical cycle by which carbon…
Outer most layer of Earth. Made up of igneous, metamorphic, a…
Atmosphere
Our atmosphere is a mixture of gases that surround the Earth.…
Biosphere
Subsystem of Earth that includes all living things: plants, a…
17 terms
8th Science unit 5 the Earth-Moon-Sun system
rotation
day
revolution
year
the spin of a body on its axis
the time required for Earth to rotate once on its axis
the motion of a body that travels around another body in spac…
the time required for Earth to orbit once around the sun
rotation
the spin of a body on its axis
day
the time required for Earth to rotate once on its axis
21 terms
Earth science & Earth systems
Earth science
System
Energy
Constructive force
The body of knowledge that deals with Earth & it's place in t…
Group of parts that work together as a whole
The ability to do work or cause change
Shape Earth's surface by building mountains & landmasses
Earth science
The body of knowledge that deals with Earth & it's place in t…
System
Group of parts that work together as a whole
8 terms
Earth Science Solar System
photosphere
chromoshpere
corona
fusion
the innermost layer of the Sun which is also its visible surf…
the middle layer of the Sun only visible during a solar eclipse
the outermost layer of the sun and is not visible without spe…
the combination of lightweight atomic nuclei into heavier ato…
photosphere
the innermost layer of the Sun which is also its visible surf…
chromoshpere
the middle layer of the Sun only visible during a solar eclipse
27 terms
Earth System Science
Atmosphere
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
Biosphere
air, wind, greenhouse gasses, oxygen...
oceans, rivers, groundwater, glaciers...
rocks, minerals, volcanoes, sand...
plants, animals, fungi, microbes...
Atmosphere
air, wind, greenhouse gasses, oxygen...
Hydrosphere
oceans, rivers, groundwater, glaciers...
24 terms
Earth Science Solar System
Nebula
Orbit
Solar system
Perihelion
Spinning cloud of hot gases
Curved path of one object around another object
Sun and all the objects
Point in a planet's orbit at which it is closest
Nebula
Spinning cloud of hot gases
Orbit
Curved path of one object around another object
40 terms
Earth Science Solar System
Jupiter
Neptune
Mercury
Saturn
Largest planet in the solar system
Most distant planet in the solar system
Smallest planet in the solar system
Most extensive ring system in the solar system
Jupiter
Largest planet in the solar system
Neptune
Most distant planet in the solar system
17 terms
Science seven Earth system science
Earth System science
System
Atmosphere
Lithosphere
The study of the earth as an interactive system
Is a group of elements(components) that interact, change, and…
Is the layer of gasses that surrounds and protects the earth.
The solid and molten parts in and on the earth.
Earth System science
The study of the earth as an interactive system
System
Is a group of elements(components) that interact, change, and…
22 terms
Science - Earth's System
Atmosphere
Geosphere
Hydrosphere
Constructive Forces
The gases/liquids in the air keeping out the suns harmful ray…
The rocks and the molten rocks that make up the earth
The region holding all of the earth's water
Forces that take rock from the Mantle and make it into someth…
Atmosphere
The gases/liquids in the air keeping out the suns harmful ray…
Geosphere
The rocks and the molten rocks that make up the earth
9 terms
Branches of Earth Science & Earth Systems
Astronomy
Geology
Oceanography
Meteorology
The study of the universe beyond the earth and the exploratio…
The study of the structure of the solid earth and the process…
The study of the ocean floor, composition of the water, and m…
The study of the earth's atmospheric composition, structure a…
Astronomy
The study of the universe beyond the earth and the exploratio…
Geology
The study of the structure of the solid earth and the process…
76 terms
Science- The Sun-Earth-Moon System
Where is the Earth in the universe and…
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
How is Earth compared to other objects…
eclipse
The Earth is the third planet from the Sun.... It is the only kn…
Earth's motion causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is re…
Earth is a small, rocky, inner planet. It has one natural sat…
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
Where is the Earth in the universe and…
The Earth is the third planet from the Sun.... It is the only kn…
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
Earth's motion causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is re…
19 terms
Earth Science Systems Of The Earth
Energy
2nd Law Of Thermodynamics
1st Law Of Thermodynamics
Closed System
Power To Do Work
Energy Is Exchanged But Matter stays organized
Energy is always being transferred never created or destroyed
Only Energy Is Transferred
Energy
Power To Do Work
2nd Law Of Thermodynamics
Energy Is Exchanged But Matter stays organized
76 terms
Science- The Sun-Earth-Moon System
Where is the Earth in the universe and…
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
How is Earth compared to other objects…
eclipse
The Earth is the third planet from the Sun.... It is the only kn…
Earth's motion causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is re…
Earth is a small, rocky, inner planet. It has one natural sat…
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
Where is the Earth in the universe and…
The Earth is the third planet from the Sun.... It is the only kn…
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
Earth's motion causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is re…
76 terms
Science- The Sun-Earth-Moon System
Where is the Earth in the universe and…
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
How is Earth compared to other objects…
eclipse
The Earth is the third planet from the Sun.... It is the only kn…
Earth's motion causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is re…
Earth is a small, rocky, inner planet. It has one natural sat…
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
Where is the Earth in the universe and…
The Earth is the third planet from the Sun.... It is the only kn…
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
Earth's motion causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is re…
70 terms
6th grade - Science - Sun, Earth,Moon System
1. What causes seasons to change?
1. The first day of fall in the Northe…
1. The Earth takes 365.25 days to do w…
1. Where is the northern end of Earth'…
The tilt of Earth's axis causes seasons to change.
September Equinox
revolution around the sun
It does not point either toward or away from the sun
1. What causes seasons to change?
The tilt of Earth's axis causes seasons to change.
1. The first day of fall in the Northe…
September Equinox
69 terms
Science Test-The Sun, Moon, and Earth System
Astronomical Unit
Solar spectrum
Radiative zone
Core
A unit of astronomical distance equal to the earth's average…
The entire span of electromagnetic wavelengths that the sun e…
a layer of a star's interior where energy is primarily transp…
The dense, extremely hot central region of the earth's interi…
Astronomical Unit
A unit of astronomical distance equal to the earth's average…
Solar spectrum
The entire span of electromagnetic wavelengths that the sun e…
9 terms
Earth science and earth systems
Astronomy
Geology
Oceanography
Meteorology
The study of objects beyond earth's atmosphere
The study of Materials that make up earth and the processes t…
The study of Earth's oceans
The study of weathers producing forces in the atmosphere
Astronomy
The study of objects beyond earth's atmosphere
Geology
The study of Materials that make up earth and the processes t…
VanKannel Earth System Science
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Carbon Cycle
Crust
Our atmosphere is a mixture of gases that surround the Earth.…
Subsystem of Earth that includes all living things: plants, a…
The carbon cycle is the biogeochemical cycle by which carbon…
Outer most layer of Earth. Made up of igneous, metamorphic, a…
Atmosphere
Our atmosphere is a mixture of gases that surround the Earth.…
Biosphere
Subsystem of Earth that includes all living things: plants, a…
31 terms
Earth Systems Science - Chapter 8 Terms
Acid
Anion
Base
Biological Pump
A solution with a high concentration of hydrogen ions, that i…
A negatively charged ion.
A solution with a low concentration of hydrogen ions, that is…
A transfer of CO2 and nutrients from the surface waters to th…
Acid
A solution with a high concentration of hydrogen ions, that i…
Anion
A negatively charged ion.
64 terms
Science- The Sun-Earth-Moon System
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
eclipse
revolution
rotation
Earth's rotation causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is…
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
orbit of one object around another object
spin of an object around its axis
How do the motions of the Earth and th…
Earth's rotation causes day and night.... Earth's revolution is…
eclipse
movement of one solar system object into the shadow of anothe…
33 terms
Science 7, Earth, Sun & Moon System with pictures
eclipse
equinox
solstice
seasons
an event in which the shadow of one celestial body falls on a…
period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and…
twice-yearly point at which the sun reaches its greatest dist…
Are caused by the tilt of the Earth on its axis; The angle at…
eclipse
an event in which the shadow of one celestial body falls on a…
equinox
period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and…
30 terms
The Solar System Ch. 24 Earth Science
Solar System
Nicholas Copernicus
Mercury
Venus
Made up of eight planets, including Earth, and many smaller o…
Developed the Sun-centered model of the solar system.
Closest planet to the Sun, surface has many craters and high…
Similar to Earth in size and mass, has a think atmosphere mad…
Solar System
Made up of eight planets, including Earth, and many smaller o…
Nicholas Copernicus
Developed the Sun-centered model of the solar system.
11 terms
Earth Science-The System of Science
Old Tjikko
What is Science
Definitions of Science
Religion
*discovered by geologist Leif Kullman... *dendrochronology... *Dala…
*Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology... *Knowledge/Facts... *A way…
I - Science is an intellectual activity carried on by humans…
* a set of beliefs concerning the cause , nature, & purpose p…
Old Tjikko
*discovered by geologist Leif Kullman... *dendrochronology... *Dala…
What is Science
*Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology... *Knowledge/Facts... *A way…
45 terms
Earth Science: Planets of the Solar System
density
Inner planets
Outer planets
Orbital period
How compact, or crowded, are the particles that make up ... matt…
Denser planets with no rings that are mainly constructed of s…
Planets mainly composed of hydrogen and helium that tend to b…
One complete circle around the Sun, which is equal to 1-... year.
density
How compact, or crowded, are the particles that make up ... matt…
Inner planets
Denser planets with no rings that are mainly constructed of s…
21 terms
Science: Earth and the Solar System
Apollo 11
asteroid
asteroid belt
astronomical unit (AU)
Name of of the first mission in which people on the surface o…
chunk of rock which orbits the sun in an elliptical path
large collection of asteroids located between Mars and Jupiter
a measure of distance equal to 93 million miles
Apollo 11
Name of of the first mission in which people on the surface o…
asteroid
chunk of rock which orbits the sun in an elliptical path
18 terms
Earth System Science
Earth System Science
Atmosphere
System
Lithosphere
The study of the Earth as an interactive system
the layer of gases that surrounds and protects the earth
a group of elements (components) that interact, change, and f…
the solid and molten parts in and on the earth (all rocks, so…
Earth System Science
The study of the Earth as an interactive system
Atmosphere
the layer of gases that surrounds and protects the earth
20 terms
Sun and Earth System, Earth Science
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Controlled Variable
Reproducibility
variable that a scientist changes
variable that will or won't change based upon changes in the…
what is kept constant during a study to ensure it does not in…
is the ability of others to produce the same results under th…
Independent Variable
variable that a scientist changes
Dependent Variable
variable that will or won't change based upon changes in the…
93 terms
Earth Science All Terms
Plate tectonics
Plates
Divergence
Convergence
theory that explains the:... - movement of the continents... - chan…
rigid blocks of crust and upper mantle... - move along the hot u…
- 2 plates move away from each other... - hot mantle rock rises…
- crust collides with another oceanic plate or continental pl…
Plate tectonics
theory that explains the:... - movement of the continents... - chan…
Plates
rigid blocks of crust and upper mantle... - move along the hot u…
14 terms
Earth System Science
earth system science
system
closed system
open system
the study of the interactions between spheres
a set of components that interact within a system
matter is not allowed to enter or leave
A system in which both energy and matter are can move in and…
earth system science
the study of the interactions between spheres
system
a set of components that interact within a system
10 terms
Earth systems; earth science
What type of system essentially is the…
What are the 4 major spheres ?
What is the atmosphere, and what is it…
What is the geosphere; and what does i…
A closed system
Atmosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere
Gaseous envelope surrounding the planet; nitrogen
The earth itself, geography of earth such as rocks, mountains…
What type of system essentially is the…
A closed system
What are the 4 major spheres ?
Atmosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere
31 terms
Science Test-Earth System
What is an example of a constructive f…
The main source of energy that drives…
The transfer of energy through empty s…
Using data from seismic waves, geologi…
an erupting volcano
sun.
radition.
layers.
What is an example of a constructive f…
an erupting volcano
The main source of energy that drives…
sun.
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