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Earthquake Test-6th Grade Earth Science
fault
Why do rocks in the Earth's crust expe…
stress
types of stress and faults... (know chart…
a break in the Earth's crust where slabs of crust move past e…
Under the Earth's surface, rocks are constantly experiencing…
force (energy) is put on a body of rock and that causes it to…
fault
a break in the Earth's crust where slabs of crust move past e…
Why do rocks in the Earth's crust expe…
Under the Earth's surface, rocks are constantly experiencing…
20 terms
Earth science 6th grade
crust
original horizontality
continental drift
sea-floor spreading
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface
Most-rock forming materials are deposited in continuous, flat…
The hypothesis that states that the continents once formed a…
the process by which new oceanic lithosphere (sea floor) form…
crust
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface
original horizontality
Most-rock forming materials are deposited in continuous, flat…
37 terms
Earth Science 6th grade
crust
lithosphere
mantle
inner core
- the outer layer of Earth's made of solid rock
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
Begins about 6 miles under the ocean's crust and 19 miles bel…
A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of the…
crust
- the outer layer of Earth's made of solid rock
lithosphere
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
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Science Test 6th Grade (Earth History)
Inference
Observation
1. example of igneous rock
2. example of igneous rock
a educated guess based on info
Info gathered directly by using one on your five senses
Granite
Basalt
Inference
a educated guess based on info
Observation
Info gathered directly by using one on your five senses
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Earth Science 6th grade
crust
lithosphere
mantle
inner core
- the outer layer of Earth's made of solid rock
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
Begins about 6 miles under the ocean's crust and 19 miles bel…
A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of the…
crust
- the outer layer of Earth's made of solid rock
lithosphere
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
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6th Grade Earth Science
sedimentary rocks
soil
eruption
mountain
rocks formed when loose particles is compacted, or compressed…
The loose, weathered material on Earth's surface in which pla…
a volcanic explosion or large flow of lava
A landform with high relief and high elevation
sedimentary rocks
rocks formed when loose particles is compacted, or compressed…
soil
The loose, weathered material on Earth's surface in which pla…
19 terms
Earth Science 6th Grade
Rock cycle
Igneous rock
Sedimentary rock
Metamorphic rock
diagram that shows the slow, continuous process of rocks chan…
intrusive or extrusive rock that is produced when melted rock…
a type of rock made from pieces of other rocks, dissolved min…
new rock that forms when existing rock is heated or squeezed.…
Rock cycle
diagram that shows the slow, continuous process of rocks chan…
Igneous rock
intrusive or extrusive rock that is produced when melted rock…
70 terms
6th Grade Earth Science
geologist
constructive forces
destructive forces
direct evidence
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
the forces that shape the surface by building up mountains an…
the forces that slowly erode mountains and eventually, every…
geologists have dug holes as deep as 12.3 km into Earth; the…
geologist
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
constructive forces
the forces that shape the surface by building up mountains an…
20 terms
Earth science 6th grade
crust
original horizontality
continental drift
sea-floor spreading
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface
Most-rock forming materials are deposited in continuous, flat…
The hypothesis that states that the continents once formed a…
the process by which new oceanic lithosphere (sea floor) form…
crust
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface
original horizontality
Most-rock forming materials are deposited in continuous, flat…
71 terms
6th grade earth science
transform plate boundary
mantle
lithosphere
divergent plate boundary
Boundary between two plates that are sliding past each other.
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core
Earth's crust and the upper portion of the mantle
Boundary between tectonic plates in which the two plates move…
transform plate boundary
Boundary between two plates that are sliding past each other.
mantle
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core
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Earth Science, 6th Grade
Alfred Wegener
Pangaea
continental drift
oceanic crust
German scientist who proposed that the continents were once j…
supercontinent, meaning "all lands"
The hypothesis that states that the continents once formed a…
earths crust located under the ocean
Alfred Wegener
German scientist who proposed that the continents were once j…
Pangaea
supercontinent, meaning "all lands"
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Earth Science 6th grade
crust
lithosphere
mantle
inner core
- the outer layer of Earth's made of solid rock
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
Begins about 6 miles under the ocean's crust and 19 miles bel…
A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of the…
crust
- the outer layer of Earth's made of solid rock
lithosphere
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
45 terms
6th Grade Earth Science
Science
Biology/ Life Science
Earth Science
Physical Science
An organized way of studying things, and finding answers to q…
The study of all living things.
The study of landforms, rocks, soil, and forces that shape Ea…
The study of chemistry and physics.
Science
An organized way of studying things, and finding answers to q…
Biology/ Life Science
The study of all living things.
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Science Vocabulary Test 6th Grade
competition
predation
commensalism
niche
occurs when two or more organisms interact to obtain the same…
occurs when one organism kills and eats another organism
when moss grows on tree bark, the moss benefits; the tree doe…
although two or more species can share the same habitat, they…
competition
occurs when two or more organisms interact to obtain the same…
predation
occurs when one organism kills and eats another organism
71 terms
6th grade earth science
transform plate boundary
mantle
lithosphere
divergent plate boundary
Boundary between two plates that are sliding past each other.
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core
Earth's crust and the upper portion of the mantle
Boundary between tectonic plates in which the two plates move…
transform plate boundary
Boundary between two plates that are sliding past each other.
mantle
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core
18 terms
6th Grade Earth Science
5 characteristics of Minerals
Properties of Minerals- used for ident…
Rock:
Igneous Rock
- Naturally Occurring- cannot be man made... - Inorganic- not co…
-Color, Hardness, Streak, Fracture, Cleavage, Odor, etc.
a naturally- occurring, solid mixture of one or more minerals…
- Formed by melting, cooling, and solidifying... - Intrusive- fo…
5 characteristics of Minerals
- Naturally Occurring- cannot be man made... - Inorganic- not co…
Properties of Minerals- used for ident…
-Color, Hardness, Streak, Fracture, Cleavage, Odor, etc.
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6th Grade Earth Science
5 Characteristics of Minerals
Naturally-Occurring
Inorganic
Solid
The 5 characteristics of Minerals are:... 1. Naturally-Occurring…
Not Man-Man
Not Composed of the Remains of Living Things
Not Liquid or Gas
5 Characteristics of Minerals
The 5 characteristics of Minerals are:... 1. Naturally-Occurring…
Naturally-Occurring
Not Man-Man
17 terms
6th grade earth science
transform plate boundary
mantle
lithosphere
divergent plate boundary
Boundary between two plates that are sliding past each other.
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core
Earth's crust and the upper portion of the mantle
Boundary between tectonic plates in which the two plates move…
transform plate boundary
Boundary between two plates that are sliding past each other.
mantle
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core
45 terms
6th Grade Earth Science
What tool measures temperature?
What tool measures the direction from…
What tool measures wind speed?
What tool measures relative humidity?
thermometer
compass
anemometer
hygrometer
What tool measures temperature?
thermometer
What tool measures the direction from…
compass
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6th grade earth science
what are the 3 gases that make up eart…
how is the earths atmosphere like a bl…
scientists found that _______ and ____…
earth rotates in what direction?
Oxygen, carbon dioxide and nitrogen
The atmosphere protects Earth like a big blanket of insulatio…
temperature and carbon dioxide
counter clockwise
what are the 3 gases that make up eart…
Oxygen, carbon dioxide and nitrogen
how is the earths atmosphere like a bl…
The atmosphere protects Earth like a big blanket of insulatio…
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6th Grade Earth Science
The four layers of the Earth are the...
The composition of the crust is...
The composition of the mantle is...
The composition of the outer core is...
crust, mantle, inner core, and outer core
solid rock (such as basalt and granite)
molten rock/ magma
liquid metal
The four layers of the Earth are the...
crust, mantle, inner core, and outer core
The composition of the crust is...
solid rock (such as basalt and granite)
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Earth science 6th grade
What are two factors that effect the r…
How dose ice wedging weather rock
Plant roots breaking through concrete
Rust forming on iron
*climate... *type of rock
Ice wedging mechanicly weather's rock when water freezes in t…
Mechanical
Chemical
What are two factors that effect the r…
*climate... *type of rock
How dose ice wedging weather rock
Ice wedging mechanicly weather's rock when water freezes in t…
31 terms
6th Grade Earth Science
Ecology: Renewable Resource
Ecology: Nonrenewable Resource
Earthquakes
Volcanoes
A resource that can be replaced by nature in a human lifetime…
A resource that will take millions/billions of years to recov…
Vibrations produced by breaking or moving rock. ... Focus: poin…
Opening in Earth that erupts gas, ash, and lava.... Composite(s…
Ecology: Renewable Resource
A resource that can be replaced by nature in a human lifetime…
Ecology: Nonrenewable Resource
A resource that will take millions/billions of years to recov…
25 terms
6th Grade Earth Science
Gemstones
Gem
Ore
True/False. Most metals occur in a pur…
Any hard, colorful mineral that has a brilliant or glassy lus…
A gemstone that has been cut and polished is called a gem.
A rock that contains a ,metal or economically useful mineral…
False
Gemstones
Any hard, colorful mineral that has a brilliant or glassy lus…
Gem
A gemstone that has been cut and polished is called a gem.
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Earth Science - 6th grade
inner core
outer core
upper mantle
crust
a.k.a Metallic core - center of core. very hot sphere of soli…
a.k.a convecting mantle - very hot liquid iron and nickel. mo…
lies beneath earth's crust. Very hot. solid though the part n…
outer layer of the planet. Thin in comparison to other layers…
inner core
a.k.a Metallic core - center of core. very hot sphere of soli…
outer core
a.k.a convecting mantle - very hot liquid iron and nickel. mo…
16 terms
6th grade earth science
Naturally occurring
Uniformitarianism
Original Horizontality
Superposition
Cannot be manmade.
Geologic processes are slow and gradual occurring in the same…
Sedimentary rock form as flat (horizontal) layers.
In undisturbed sedimentary rock, the oldest layer would be in…
Naturally occurring
Cannot be manmade.
Uniformitarianism
Geologic processes are slow and gradual occurring in the same…
6th Grade Science - Layers of the Earth
Inner Core
Outer Core
Mantle
Crust
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center... of Earth; s…
The outer layer of Earth's core; surrounds the... inner core and…
The solid layer of Earth between the crust and the core; made…
The thin, solid outermost layer of Earth; made of less dense…
Inner Core
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center... of Earth; s…
Outer Core
The outer layer of Earth's core; surrounds the... inner core and…
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6th Grade Science - Layers of the Earth
Inner Core
Outer Core
Mantle
Crust
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center... of Earth; s…
The outer layer of Earth's core; surrounds the... inner core and…
The solid layer of Earth between the crust and the core; made…
The thin, solid outermost layer of Earth; made of less dense…
Inner Core
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center... of Earth; s…
Outer Core
The outer layer of Earth's core; surrounds the... inner core and…
14 terms
6th Grade Science - Layers of the Earth
Inner Core
Outer Core
Mantle
Crust
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center... of Earth; s…
The outer layer of Earth's core; surrounds the... inner core and…
The solid layer of Earth between the crust and the core; made…
The thin, solid outermost layer of Earth; made of less dense…
Inner Core
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center... of Earth; s…
Outer Core
The outer layer of Earth's core; surrounds the... inner core and…
33 terms
6th Grade-Earth Science
How are minerals identified?
mineral
inorganic
crystal
Must have 5 characteristics: naturally occurring, inorganic,…
is a natural occurring inorganic solid that has a crystal str…
not formed from living things or the remain of living things
a solid in which the atoms are arranged in a pattern that rep…
How are minerals identified?
Must have 5 characteristics: naturally occurring, inorganic,…
mineral
is a natural occurring inorganic solid that has a crystal str…
14 terms
6th Grade Science - Layers of the Earth
Inner Core
Outer Core
Mantle
Crust
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center... of Earth; s…
The outer layer of Earth's core; surrounds the... inner core and…
The solid layer of Earth between the crust and the core; made…
The thin, solid outermost layer of Earth; made of less dense…
Inner Core
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center... of Earth; s…
Outer Core
The outer layer of Earth's core; surrounds the... inner core and…
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Earth science for 6th grade
focus
tsunami
earthquake
epicenter
Point at the depth where the rocks ruptured to produce earthq…
a long high sea wave caused by an earthquake, submarine lands…
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
Point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's focus
focus
Point at the depth where the rocks ruptured to produce earthq…
tsunami
a long high sea wave caused by an earthquake, submarine lands…
6th Grade Earth Science
Convergent boundaries form?
Which seismic waves are fastest?
What causes a caldera?
Give an example of a strike-slip fault?
Volcananic mountains
Primary
When a volcano erupts then colapses
San Andreas fault
Convergent boundaries form?
Volcananic mountains
Which seismic waves are fastest?
Primary
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Earth Science 6th grade
List the Earth's layers in order from…
Which of the Earth's Layers is the thi…
which of the Earth's Layers is the thi…
Where in the mantle do convection curr…
Crust, Mantel, outer core, inner core
Crust
Mantle
Aethenosphere
List the Earth's layers in order from…
Crust, Mantel, outer core, inner core
Which of the Earth's Layers is the thi…
Crust
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6th grade earth science: Volcanoes
Volcano
Magma
Lava
Ring of fire
Weak spot in the crust where molten material or magma comes t…
A molten mixture of rock forming substances, gases and water…
Magma that comes to earths surface
Major volcanic belt that is formed by the many volcanoes that…
Volcano
Weak spot in the crust where molten material or magma comes t…
Magma
A molten mixture of rock forming substances, gases and water…
19 terms
Earth Science - Faults 6th grade
Fault
Stress
Tension
Compression
A crack in the Earth's surface where slabs of crust slip past…
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume
A force that pulls apart
A force that pulls together
Fault
A crack in the Earth's surface where slabs of crust slip past…
Stress
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume
36 terms
Science test 6th grade phases of the moon and earth rotation
Rotation
Revolution
Moon shine
Gravitational pull
24 hours
1 year
because light light reflects on it
Causes the moon to orbit around the earth
Rotation
24 hours
Revolution
1 year
14 terms
6th Grade Science - Layers of the Earth
Inner Core
Outer Core
Mantle
Crust
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center... of Earth; s…
The outer layer of Earth's core; surrounds the... inner core and…
The solid layer of Earth between the crust and the core; made…
The thin, solid outermost layer of Earth; made of less dense…
Inner Core
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center... of Earth; s…
Outer Core
The outer layer of Earth's core; surrounds the... inner core and…
14 terms
6th Grade Science - Layers of the Earth
Inner Core
Outer Core
Mantle
Crust
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center... of Earth; s…
The outer layer of Earth's core; surrounds the... inner core and…
The solid layer of Earth between the crust and the core; made…
The thin, solid outermost layer of Earth; made of less dense…
Inner Core
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center... of Earth; s…
Outer Core
The outer layer of Earth's core; surrounds the... inner core and…
12 terms
6th Grade Science: Introducing Earth
force
gravity
particle
system
A natural power that acts on an object. A push or a pull.
the force that pulls objects toward earth
a very small fragment of a much smaller object
an organized group of parts that work together to form a whole
force
A natural power that acts on an object. A push or a pull.
gravity
the force that pulls objects toward earth
14 terms
6th Grade Science - Layers of the Earth
Inner Core
Outer Core
Mantle
Crust
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center... of Earth; s…
The outer layer of Earth's core; surrounds the... inner core and…
The solid layer of Earth between the crust and the core; made…
The thin, solid outermost layer of Earth; made of less dense…
Inner Core
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center... of Earth; s…
Outer Core
The outer layer of Earth's core; surrounds the... inner core and…
14 terms
6th Grade Science - Layers of the Earth
Inner Core
Outer Core
Mantle
Crust
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center... of Earth; s…
The outer layer of Earth's core; surrounds the... inner core and…
The solid layer of Earth between the crust and the core; made…
The thin, solid outermost layer of Earth; made of less dense…
Inner Core
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center... of Earth; s…
Outer Core
The outer layer of Earth's core; surrounds the... inner core and…
13 terms
Science Test 6th Grade
Mass
Metric System
Volume
Matter
The amount of matter in an object. Weight has to do with grav…
A measurement system based on the powers of ten.
The three dimensional space an object occupies.
Anything that has mass and takes up space.
Mass
The amount of matter in an object. Weight has to do with grav…
Metric System
A measurement system based on the powers of ten.
52 terms
Earth/Space Science 6th Grade
solar system
heliocentric
geocentric
gravity
the sun and all of the bodies that orbit the sun
Earth and the other planets orbit the sun
the sun and the other planets orbit the Earth
a force of attraction between objects that is due to their ma…
solar system
the sun and all of the bodies that orbit the sun
heliocentric
Earth and the other planets orbit the sun
19 terms
Earth Science 6th Grade Reyer
Rock cycle
Igneous rock
Sedimentary rock
Metamorphic rock
diagram that shows the slow, continuous process of rocks chan…
intrusive or extrusive rock that is produced when melted rock…
a type of rock made from pieces of other rocks, dissolved min…
new rock that forms when existing rock is heated or squeezed.…
Rock cycle
diagram that shows the slow, continuous process of rocks chan…
Igneous rock
intrusive or extrusive rock that is produced when melted rock…
14 terms
6th Grade Science - Layers of the Earth
Inner Core
Outer Core
Mantle
Crust
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center... of Earth; s…
The outer layer of Earth's core; surrounds the... inner core and…
The solid layer of Earth between the crust and the core; made…
The thin, solid outermost layer of Earth; made of less dense…
Inner Core
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center... of Earth; s…
Outer Core
The outer layer of Earth's core; surrounds the... inner core and…
74 terms
6th Grade Earth Science Finals
Conduction
Convection
Radiation
Precipitation
the transfer of energy in the form of heat through materials
the movement of mass because of differences in density
the transfer of energy in the form of electromagnetic waves
Rain, snow, and sleet falling from the clouds
Conduction
the transfer of energy in the form of heat through materials
Convection
the movement of mass because of differences in density
8 terms
science test 6th grade
atom
protons
electron
neutron
a small source of nuclear energy
positive charge
negative charge
neutrally charge
atom
a small source of nuclear energy
protons
positive charge
36 terms
6th Grade Science - Inside the Earth
What is the study of planet earth?
What is the material that forms earth'…
What is the name of a scientist who st…
What is a force that builds up mountai…
geology
rock
geologist
constructive force
What is the study of planet earth?
geology
What is the material that forms earth'…
rock
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