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Earth science chapter one
Earth science
Geology
Oceanography
Meterology
A name for the group of science that deals with earth and space
The study of places and the relationships with people and thi…
The branch of science that studies the ocean
The study of the atmosphere. It is used to make forcast predi…
Earth science
A name for the group of science that deals with earth and space
Geology
The study of places and the relationships with people and thi…
33 terms
Earth Science Unit One
Science
lithosphere
atmosphere
hydrosphere
the observation, experimental investigation and theoretical e…
the solid, rocky layer covering the planet. (geology)
mixture of gases that surround the earth (meteorology)
all the water on earth. includes oceans, lakes, rivers, glaci…
Science
the observation, experimental investigation and theoretical e…
lithosphere
the solid, rocky layer covering the planet. (geology)
43 terms
Earth & Space Science Terms
air mass
black hole
continental shelf
continental slope
a large body of air with certain temperature and moisture
an infinite warp in space with gravity strong enough to trap…
the nearly flat area of the ocean bottom where the ocean meet…
the sloping area that extends from the edge of the continenta…
air mass
a large body of air with certain temperature and moisture
black hole
an infinite warp in space with gravity strong enough to trap…
11 terms
Science Chapter 6, Rapid Changes on Earth
Creep
Earthquake
Epicenter
Fault
Slow movement of land along a fault.
A sudden movement of part of Earth's crust.
Where an earthquake is felt most strongly or has its greatest…
A crack in Earth's crust.
Creep
Slow movement of land along a fault.
Earthquake
A sudden movement of part of Earth's crust.
science Water on Earth
photosynthesis
Habitat
Groundwater
Water Cycle
Process by which plants use water, carbon dioxide and energy…
The place where it lives and obtains the things it needs to s…
Water that fills underground cracks and the spaces between so…
The continuous process by which water moves from earth's surf…
photosynthesis
Process by which plants use water, carbon dioxide and energy…
Habitat
The place where it lives and obtains the things it needs to s…
19 terms
Science Water on Earth
habitat
groundwater
water cycle
evaporation
the pace where an organism lives and obtains all the things i…
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
the continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
the process by which molecules at the surface of a liquid abs…
habitat
the pace where an organism lives and obtains all the things i…
groundwater
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
15 terms
Science on earth
Weathering
Physical weathering
Chemical weathering
Humus
Breaking down rocks into small peices
Breaking down rocks into small peices by hitting them or maki…
Breaking down rocks by chemicals in the air, water, or ground
Rotted plant and animal remains that becomes part of the soil
Weathering
Breaking down rocks into small peices
Physical weathering
Breaking down rocks into small peices by hitting them or maki…
10 terms
Science on Earth
crust
mantel
core
lithosphere
the thin and solid outermost layer of the earth above the man…
the layer of rock between the earths crust and core
the central part of the earth below the mantel
the solid outer layer of the earth that consists of the crust…
crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the earth above the man…
mantel
the layer of rock between the earths crust and core
23 terms
Science Life On Earth
2,000 years before Darwin
Aristotle and Lucretius
organisms "moving toward a perfect sta…
when did most people believe that each…
Pre-Darwinian Theories
Pre-Darwinian Theories
Pre-Darwinian Theories
Prior to Darwin
2,000 years before Darwin
Pre-Darwinian Theories
Aristotle and Lucretius
Pre-Darwinian Theories
Water on Earth - Science
Condensation
Water Vapor
Gravity
Habitat
Occurs when a substance changes from a gas to a liquid.
Water in the gaseous state.
A force that attracts all objects toward each other.
The place where organisms lives and obtain all the things it…
Condensation
Occurs when a substance changes from a gas to a liquid.
Water Vapor
Water in the gaseous state.
Group one earth science
Semi/ hemi
Uni/ mono
Di/ bi
Tri
Half
One
Two
Three
Semi/ hemi
Half
Uni/ mono
One
15 terms
Science-water on earth
Point source pollution
Non-point source pollution
Aquifer
Eutrophication
Pollution that can be traced from a single place or location
Pollution that cannot be traced from a single place or locati…
An underground layer of rock, soil, gravel, or sand that hold…
The process in which pollutuin adds too many nutrients to a b…
Point source pollution
Pollution that can be traced from a single place or location
Non-point source pollution
Pollution that cannot be traced from a single place or locati…
Vocab on Earth Science
Inner Core
Outer Core
Mantle
Continental Crust
an extremely hot metal ball of Nickle and Iron
The only liquid inside the earth made up of Nickle and Iron
Made up of semisolid rock outside of the Outer Layer
crust under the contenites
Inner Core
an extremely hot metal ball of Nickle and Iron
Outer Core
The only liquid inside the earth made up of Nickle and Iron
26 terms
Science on Earth
Biosphere
Atmosphere
Geosphere
Cryosphere
includes all living things. (organisms, plants, animals, sing…
Gasses surrounding Earth, outer most system, includes oxygen,…
Earth's entire solid body, largest system, rocks, minerals, s…
Frozen water on Earth, glaciers, snow, and ice.
Biosphere
includes all living things. (organisms, plants, animals, sing…
Atmosphere
Gasses surrounding Earth, outer most system, includes oxygen,…
Earth Science/Trimester One
Geology
Physical geology
Historical geology, physical and biolo…
Oceanography
Study of earth
Materials and processes that make up the earth
Apply chronology to events in Earths past, examines the______…
Study of oceans
Geology
Study of earth
Physical geology
Materials and processes that make up the earth
Water on Earth Science
Point Source Pollution
Non-Point Source Pollution
Aquifer
Eutrophication
Pollution that comes from a single source in a specific site.
Pollution that cannot be traced from one location or source;…
An underground layer of rock, soil, gravel, or sand, that hol…
The process in which pollution adds too many nutrients to a b…
Point Source Pollution
Pollution that comes from a single source in a specific site.
Non-Point Source Pollution
Pollution that cannot be traced from one location or source;…
29 terms
Changes On Earth (science)
weathering
crustal deformation
folded mountain
composite, shield, dome
slow destructive force that wears down or breaks rocks into s…
change in the shape / size of rock due to folding or breaking
most common mountain type
the three volcano types
weathering
slow destructive force that wears down or breaks rocks into s…
crustal deformation
change in the shape / size of rock due to folding or breaking
Topic One (Earth Science)
classification
cyclic change
density
dynamic equilibrium
the grouping together of similar observations and inferences…
changes in the environment that occur in some orderly fashion…
the concentration of matter in an object
environmental equilibrium resulting from opposing forces or a…
classification
the grouping together of similar observations and inferences…
cyclic change
changes in the environment that occur in some orderly fashion…
Earth Science Test on chapter 1-2
Hypothesis
Variable
Control
Constant
an educated guess
factors that can change in an experiment
a standard to which results can be compared
variables that do not change in an experiment
Hypothesis
an educated guess
Variable
factors that can change in an experiment
16 terms
Chapter One-Earth/Environmental Science
Astronomy
Meterology
Geology
Oceanography
The study of objects beyond Earth's atmosphere.
The branch of Earth Science that studies the air that surroun…
The study of the materials that make up Earth and the process…
The study of Earth's oceans.
Astronomy
The study of objects beyond Earth's atmosphere.
Meterology
The branch of Earth Science that studies the air that surroun…
14 terms
Earth Science Chapter One Vocabulary
Nebular Hypothesis
Earth Science
Big Bang Theory
Solar system
An idea that suggests that our solar system formed from an en…
The name for a group of sciences (geology, oceanography, mete…
This theory explains how, about 13.7 billion years, ago, our…
The Solar System comprises the Sun and its planetary system o…
Nebular Hypothesis
An idea that suggests that our solar system formed from an en…
Earth Science
The name for a group of sciences (geology, oceanography, mete…
13 terms
Earth Science Chapter One
Earth science
Earth Science
Geology
Oceanology
A name of the group of sciences that deals with Earth and space
The branch of science dealing with physical constitution of t…
The science that deals with the earths physical structure and…
The branch of science that deals with the physical and biolog…
Earth science
A name of the group of sciences that deals with Earth and space
Earth Science
The branch of science dealing with physical constitution of t…
22 terms
Earth Science: Showing Earth on Maps
People who make maps are called ______…
A map is flat. How can you copy the su…
A______________ ________________ shows…
An _______________ ______________ prod…
cartographers
projections
Mercator projection
equal-area projection
People who make maps are called ______…
cartographers
A map is flat. How can you copy the su…
projections
16 terms
Chapter 9 Earth Science Terms
continental drift
Pangaea
sonar
deep-ocean trench
hypothesis that continents were once connected as one superco…
One of Earth's supercontinents which broke up some 200 millio…
electronic device used to find the depth of the ocean floor b…
Deep portion of the ocean, created by the subduction of an oc…
continental drift
hypothesis that continents were once connected as one superco…
Pangaea
One of Earth's supercontinents which broke up some 200 millio…
17 terms
Earth Science - Lecture One
A map projection composed of horizonta…
T/F: Longitude is the arc of a meridia…
T/F: The most common gas in the atmosp…
Solar noon occurs simultaneously:... Sele…
a. Mercator projection
False
False
b. at places with the same longitude
A map projection composed of horizonta…
a. Mercator projection
T/F: Longitude is the arc of a meridia…
False
11 terms
Earth Science Unit One
Scientific Method
Hypothesis
Conclusion
Summarize
The process scientist use to explore the world.
An educated guess. A testable, temporary prediction about how…
The "aha" moment. The decision or realization based on the fa…
Written conclusion.
Scientific Method
The process scientist use to explore the world.
Hypothesis
An educated guess. A testable, temporary prediction about how…
55 terms
Earth Science Test One
Spheres
Lithosphere
Hydrosphere
Biosphere
Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, Biosphere, Atmosphere
Solid Earth
All water found on, under, and over Earth
All life on Earth
Spheres
Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, Biosphere, Atmosphere
Lithosphere
Solid Earth
23 terms
Earth Science unit one: Earth
What is science?
What is geology?
What is oceanography?
What is meteorology?
the understanding of natural phenomena
the study of materials that make up the Earth and give clues…
the study of properties and creatures of the ocean
the study of the atmosphere
What is science?
the understanding of natural phenomena
What is geology?
the study of materials that make up the Earth and give clues…
170 terms
Earth science semester one
Geology
Oceanography
Meteorology
Astronomy
Study of origin, history, processes, and structure of the sol…
Study of earths oceans
Study of earths atmosphere
Study of the universe beyond earth
Geology
Study of origin, history, processes, and structure of the sol…
Oceanography
Study of earths oceans
OL Science Unit 3 Life on Earth
biome
conservation
consumer
decomposer
specific location with a certain climate that supports differ…
the study of how to protect organisms and their homes (ecosys…
an organism that eats other organisms (for example this hawk)
an organism that breaks down organic material and feeds on th…
biome
specific location with a certain climate that supports differ…
conservation
the study of how to protect organisms and their homes (ecosys…
45 terms
Earth Science Chapter One
Creation Mandate
worldview
presupposition
model
God's command in Genesis 1:28 to manage the earth wisely, and…
An overall perspective that we use to see the world.
Ideas that are not proven to be true but we assume to be true
A physical, verbal, or mathematical structure that attempts t…
Creation Mandate
God's command in Genesis 1:28 to manage the earth wisely, and…
worldview
An overall perspective that we use to see the world.
25 terms
unit one earth science
Accuracy
Precision
Lithosphere
Atmosphere
A description of how close a measurement is to the true value…
How close a series of measurements are to one another
Outermost layer of the Earth. Composed of the crust and the u…
Gaseous layer of Earth. Most abundant gas is nitrogen. protec…
Accuracy
A description of how close a measurement is to the true value…
Precision
How close a series of measurements are to one another
11 terms
Science Chapter 7, Slow Changes on Earth
Erosion
Glacier
Weathering
Bay
The movement of rock material from one place to another.
A large mass of slow-moving ice.
The slow wearing away of rock into smaller pieces.
A body of water that is partly enclosed by land and has a wid…
Erosion
The movement of rock material from one place to another.
Glacier
A large mass of slow-moving ice.
11 terms
Earth Science Test One
Plains
Coastal Plains
Interior Plains
Plateaus
large, flat areas of land
This land-form is sometimes called "lowland"... because they are…
This land-form is sometimes referred to as "The Great Plains"…
Flat, raised areas of land made up of nearly horizontal ... rock…
Plains
large, flat areas of land
Coastal Plains
This land-form is sometimes called "lowland"... because they are…
17 terms
Earth Science Chapter one
Science
Observing
Inferring
Predicting
The study of the nautural world
To use one or more of your senses to gather information
When you explain or interpret things
To make a forecast of what will happen the future based on a…
Science
The study of the nautural world
Observing
To use one or more of your senses to gather information
10 terms
Science; Water on Earth
Watershed
Gradient
Load
Discharge
An ecosystem where all water runoff drains into a single body…
a rate of inclination; a slope
Any materials carried by a stream.
An outflow of water from a stream, pipe, groundwater aquifer,…
Watershed
An ecosystem where all water runoff drains into a single body…
Gradient
a rate of inclination; a slope
9 terms
Earth Science Unit One
Conduction
Convection
Radiation
Example of Conduction
Heat transfer to other substances through DIRECT CONTACT
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid (Liquid or ga…
NO direct contact between the heat source and an object.
Touching a hot pan
Conduction
Heat transfer to other substances through DIRECT CONTACT
Convection
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid (Liquid or ga…
10 terms
Science Unit 3 Water on Earth
climate
conservation
environmental threat
precipitation
the average weather over a span of 30 years
the weighing of human needs against the needs of the environm…
anything that can cause harm to the environment (e.g., pollut…
the process of water falling back to Earth in the form of rai…
climate
the average weather over a span of 30 years
conservation
the weighing of human needs against the needs of the environm…
9 terms
Science Chapter 7 Water on Earth
salinity
aquifer
water table
reservoir
a measure of how salty water is
layer of rock and soil that hold the groundwater
top level of groundwater in an aquifer
artificial lake that forms behind a dam
salinity
a measure of how salty water is
aquifer
layer of rock and soil that hold the groundwater
5 terms
Using Space Science on Earth
vacuum
microgravity
space spinoff
remote sensing
a place that is empty of all matter
the condition of experiencing weightlessness in orbit
an item that has uses on Earth but was originally developed f…
the collection of information about Earth and other objects i…
vacuum
a place that is empty of all matter
microgravity
the condition of experiencing weightlessness in orbit
Science test on earth
Solar system consists of what
Why do planets and moons glow
Why does the sun appear to glow
Name the nine planets in order
Planets moons stars sun
The reflects light from their star the sun
The formation of helium from hydrogen
Mercury Venus Earth Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Pluto
Solar system consists of what
Planets moons stars sun
Why do planets and moons glow
The reflects light from their star the sun
12 terms
quiz one earth science
Physical vs. Historical geology
The four spheres of the earth**
A cycle that is part of each sphere
Rock Types and Rock Cycle**
physical geology-branch of geology that is concerned with wha…
"lithosphere" (land), "hydrosphere" (water), "biosphere" (liv…
"lithosphere" (land)- rock cycle... "hydrosphere" (water),- wate…
Metamorphic= heat and pressure ... igneous = magma cooling... sedim…
Physical vs. Historical geology
physical geology-branch of geology that is concerned with wha…
The four spheres of the earth**
"lithosphere" (land), "hydrosphere" (water), "biosphere" (liv…
8th Grade Science--Earth Science Terms
chemical weathering
continental drift
converted
cycle
process in which minerals and rocks are broken down into new…
theory that states that the continents move and once formed a…
changed
sequence of events occurring in a predictable pattern that ev…
chemical weathering
process in which minerals and rocks are broken down into new…
continental drift
theory that states that the continents move and once formed a…
20 terms
Chapter 10 Earth Science Terms
Decompression melting
Ring of Fire
intraplate volcanism
hot spot
melting due to a drop in confining pressure that occurs as ro…
volcanic belt that rings the Pacific Ocean
igneous activity that occurs within a tectonic plate away fro…
a concentration of heat in the mantle capable of producing ma…
Decompression melting
melting due to a drop in confining pressure that occurs as ro…
Ring of Fire
volcanic belt that rings the Pacific Ocean
18 terms
Science 6-water on earth
water cycle
precipitation
groundwater
tributaries
The continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
smaller streams and rivers that flow into a main river
water cycle
The continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surf…
precipitation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
26 terms
Earth Science Chapter One
Earth Science
Geology
Oceanography
Meteorology
The study of the earth and the universe around it.
The study of the origin, structure, and history of the solid…
The study of earth's oceans.
The study of the atmosphere in which weather is found.
Earth Science
The study of the earth and the universe around it.
Geology
The study of the origin, structure, and history of the solid…
8 terms
Earth science study part one
Universe
Galaxy
Nebulae
Solar system
everything that exists.
a large collection of stars,solar system and nebulae.
a large cloud of dust and gas in the space.
a star(or stars) and all all the thing that are orbiting it
Universe
everything that exists.
Galaxy
a large collection of stars,solar system and nebulae.
34 terms
Water on earth: Science
Evaporation
Condensation
Precipitation
List four forms of precipitation
Produces water vapor from,bodies of water
Form clouds from water vapor
Results in water falling to Earth's surface
1. oceans... 2. Ice... 3. Rivers+lakes ... 4. Groundwater
Evaporation
Produces water vapor from,bodies of water
Condensation
Form clouds from water vapor
26 terms
earth science one
eastern hemisphere
equator
hemisphere
northern hemisphere
the hemisphere East of the Prime Meridian
the line that falls at 0 degrees
half of a sphere
The hemisphere North of the equator
eastern hemisphere
the hemisphere East of the Prime Meridian
equator
the line that falls at 0 degrees
52 terms
Science water on earth
What percent of Earth's water is Saltw…
What percent of Earth's water is fresh…
What percent of Earth's water is frozen?
Where do the terms precipitation, evap…
97%
3%
2%
The water cycle
What percent of Earth's water is Saltw…
97%
What percent of Earth's water is fresh…
3%
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