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Chapter 9 Family of Planets
Astronomical Unit
Terrestrial Planet
Prograde Rotation
Retrograde Rotation
the average distance between Earth and the Sun.
A planet with a rocky surface like Earth, Venus,Mercury, and…
The counterclockwise spin of a planet or moon as seen from ab…
the clockwise spin of a planet or moon as seen from above the…
Astronomical Unit
the average distance between Earth and the Sun.
Terrestrial Planet
A planet with a rocky surface like Earth, Venus,Mercury, and…
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Chapter 9: A Family of Planets
solar system
astronomical unit
Inner Planets
terrestrial planets
includes the sun, the planets, and many smaller objects
the average distance between the Earth and the sun; approxima…
planets closer to the sun, including Mercury, Venus, Earth an…
another name for the inner planets due to their surfaces bein…
solar system
includes the sun, the planets, and many smaller objects
astronomical unit
the average distance between the Earth and the sun; approxima…
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Chapter 9: A Family of Planets
astronomical unit
inner planets
terrestrial planet
prograde rotation
the average distance between the Earth and the sun; approxima…
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars
one of the 4 highly dense planets nearest to the sun.
the counterclockwise spin of a planet or moon as sen from abo…
astronomical unit
the average distance between the Earth and the sun; approxima…
inner planets
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars
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Chapter 9 - A Family of Planets
ASTRONOMICAL UNIT
TERRESTRIAL PLANET
PROGRADE ROTATION
RETROGRADE ROTATION
The average distance between the Earth and the sun; approxima…
One of the highly dense planets nearest to the sun; Mercury,…
The counterclockwise spin of a planet or moon as seen from ab…
The clockwise spin of a planet or moon as seen from above the…
ASTRONOMICAL UNIT
The average distance between the Earth and the sun; approxima…
TERRESTRIAL PLANET
One of the highly dense planets nearest to the sun; Mercury,…
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chapter 9 science a family of planets
ASTRONOMICAL UNIT
TERRESTRIAL PLANET
PROGRADE ROTATION
RETROGRADE ROTATION
the average distance between the earth and the sun; approxima…
one of the highly dense planets nearest to the sun;mercury;ma…
the counter clockwise spin of a planet or moon as seen from a…
the clockwise spin of a planet or moon seen from above the pl…
ASTRONOMICAL UNIT
the average distance between the earth and the sun; approxima…
TERRESTRIAL PLANET
one of the highly dense planets nearest to the sun;mercury;ma…
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Chapter 10: Earth, Sun and Moon, Chapter 9: A Family of Planets
day
equinox
solstice
phase
the time required for Earth to rotate once on its axis
the moment when the sun appears to cross the celestial equato…
the point at which the sun is as far north or as far south of…
the change in the sunlit area of one celestial body as seen f…
day
the time required for Earth to rotate once on its axis
equinox
the moment when the sun appears to cross the celestial equato…
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Chapter 9 Planets
jovian
terrestrial
nuclear fussion
geocentric
term used to describe the gaseous giant planets
term used to describe the heavy metal planets
chemical reaction that powers the sun, uses the elements of h…
earth is the center of the "universe", developed by Ptolemy
jovian
term used to describe the gaseous giant planets
terrestrial
term used to describe the heavy metal planets
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Planets Chapter 9
Axis
Revolution
Rotation
Seasons are affected by
imaginary line in which the earth rotates
one full orbit of an object around another object
One whole spin of an object around its axis
Earth's Axis & Earth's Orbit
Axis
imaginary line in which the earth rotates
Revolution
one full orbit of an object around another object
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The Water Planet Chapter 9
Water Cycle
Evaporation
Condensation
Precipitation
The process by which water moves, across, and through Earth's…
The process by which a liquid turns into gas or water vapor.
The process by which water vapor changes onto liquid water.
Solid or liquid water that falls from the air to the Earth.
Water Cycle
The process by which water moves, across, and through Earth's…
Evaporation
The process by which a liquid turns into gas or water vapor.
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Chapter 21 - A Family of Planets
the four inner planets
asteroid belt
the five outer planets
Pluto
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars
the inner planets are separated from the outer planets by this
Jupiter Saturn, Uranus, Neptune Pluto
a dwarf planet
the four inner planets
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars
asteroid belt
the inner planets are separated from the outer planets by this
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Chapter 9 Vocabulary - The Water Planet
Water Cycle
Evaporation
Condensation
Precipitation
The process by which water moves above, across, and through E…
The process by which liquid water changes into water vapor.
The process by which water vapor changes into liquid water.
Solid or liquid water that falls from the air to Earth.
Water Cycle
The process by which water moves above, across, and through E…
Evaporation
The process by which liquid water changes into water vapor.
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Chapter 9: The Family of Stars
stellar parallax
parsec (pc)
Astronomical Unit (AU)
arcsec (seconds of arc)
An apparent shift in the position of a nearby star against a…
The distance to a hypothetical star whose parallax is one sec…
average distance between the Earth and the Sun
1/3600 of a degree
stellar parallax
An apparent shift in the position of a nearby star against a…
parsec (pc)
The distance to a hypothetical star whose parallax is one sec…
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Planet Earth Chapter 9
volcano
viscosity
lava tube
pahoehoe
an erupting vent through which molten rock reaches the Earth'…
resistance to flow
tunnel-like passageway through which molten lava moves through
flows that have warm, pasty surfaces that wrinkle into smooth…
volcano
an erupting vent through which molten rock reaches the Earth'…
viscosity
resistance to flow
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Planets Science Chapter 9
Astronomical Unit
Terrestrial Planet
"My very excellent mother just served…
Mercury
The average distance between the Earth and the Sun. The most…
Inner planets are called this because they resemble the Earth
Name the nine planets from the sun
What planets year is only 88 earth days long?
Astronomical Unit
The average distance between the Earth and the Sun. The most…
Terrestrial Planet
Inner planets are called this because they resemble the Earth
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Human Planet: Chapter 9
substantial
25 to 50 deaths
True
1. topography... 2. rock types... 3. climate…
Landslide and other ground failures posting ____________ dama…
In the US, average __ to __ deaths and up to about 100-150 co…
True/False: Slopes are dynamic, evolving systems
Dynamic, evolving feature, depending upon: (6)
substantial
Landslide and other ground failures posting ____________ dama…
25 to 50 deaths
In the US, average __ to __ deaths and up to about 100-150 co…
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Chapter 9- The Dynamic Planet
endogenic
exogenic
geologic time scale
absolute
internal processes that produce flows of heat and material fr…
involves external processes that set into motion air, water,…
summary timeline of all Earth history broken into eons, then…
timescale using radioactive decay of isotopes
endogenic
internal processes that produce flows of heat and material fr…
exogenic
involves external processes that set into motion air, water,…
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Chapter 9 About family
孩子
男孩子
nán
hái zi
nán hái zi
nán
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Science - Chapter 9 - Planets
Astronomical Unit
Terrestrial Planet
Prograde Rotation
Retrograde Rotation
The measurement that measures the average distance between th…
The Inner Planets; Small, dense, rocky; Mercury, Venus, Earth…
Earth's rotation; Counterclockwise rotation
Venus' rotation; Clockwise rotation
Astronomical Unit
The measurement that measures the average distance between th…
Terrestrial Planet
The Inner Planets; Small, dense, rocky; Mercury, Venus, Earth…
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Planet Earth Chapter 9
Mass Wasting
Landslides
Soil
Debris
is movement in which bedrock, rock debris, or soil moves down…
a general term for the slow to very rapid descent of rock or…
any unconsolidated or weakly consolidated material at the Ear…
implies that coarse-grained fragments predominate in the soil.
Mass Wasting
is movement in which bedrock, rock debris, or soil moves down…
Landslides
a general term for the slow to very rapid descent of rock or…
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9 A Family of Planets
astronomical unit
terrestrial planet
prograde rotation
retrograde rotation
the average distance between the Earth and the sun; approxima…
one of the highly dense planets nearest to the sun: mercury,…
the counter clockwise spin of a planet or moon as seen from a…
the clockwise spin of a planet or moon as seen from above the…
astronomical unit
the average distance between the Earth and the sun; approxima…
terrestrial planet
one of the highly dense planets nearest to the sun: mercury,…
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Third Planet Chapter 9
Earth's Ratio of Water to Land
Four Main Oceans Basins
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
71:29, respectively... • Northern Hemisphere is known as the lan…
• Pacific Ocean... • Atlantic Ocean... • Arctic Ocean... • Indian Ocean
The largest and has the greatest depth
About half the size of the Pacific and not as deep
Earth's Ratio of Water to Land
71:29, respectively... • Northern Hemisphere is known as the lan…
Four Main Oceans Basins
• Pacific Ocean... • Atlantic Ocean... • Arctic Ocean... • Indian Ocean
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Chapter 9 Planet Earth
granite
mineral
protons
electrons
quartz, plagioclase feldspar, potassium feldspar, biotite mica
a naturally occurring, inorganic, crystalline sold that has a…
positively charged, reside in the center of the atom
negatively charged, orbit in a cloud around nucleus
granite
quartz, plagioclase feldspar, potassium feldspar, biotite mica
mineral
a naturally occurring, inorganic, crystalline sold that has a…
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Chapter 9: The water planet
Water cycle
Evaporation
Condensation
Precipitation
The process by which water moves above, across, and through E…
The process by which liquid water changes into water vapor.
The process by which water vapor changes into liquid water.
Solid or liquid water that falls from the air to Earth.
Water cycle
The process by which water moves above, across, and through E…
Evaporation
The process by which liquid water changes into water vapor.
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Planet Earth Chapter 9
a'a'
aerosol
active volcano
ash
A lava flow with a rubbly surface.
Tiny solid particles or liquid droplets that remain suspended…
A volcano that has erupted within the past few centuries and…
Tiny glass shards formed when a fine spray of exploded lava f…
a'a'
A lava flow with a rubbly surface.
aerosol
Tiny solid particles or liquid droplets that remain suspended…
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Chapter 9 Family Terms
Egalitarian Family
Endogamy
Exogamy
Family
Family where authority is shared equally between spouses.
Marriage within a particular group in accordance with social…
Custom of marrying outside the tribe, family, clan, or other…
a relatively permanent group of people connected by ancestral…
Egalitarian Family
Family where authority is shared equally between spouses.
Endogamy
Marriage within a particular group in accordance with social…
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Planet Earth Chapter 9
Mineral
Mineral
Naturally
Inorganic
A naturally occuring inirganic crystalline solid that has a s…
Forms in the geosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and even the…
Form through a natural geologic process (without human aid)
Not composed of complex hydrocarbon molecules
Mineral
A naturally occuring inirganic crystalline solid that has a s…
Mineral
Forms in the geosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and even the…
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Chapter 9: the Dynamic Planet
Building
Reducing
P(primary wave)
S(secondary wave)
Exogeneous
Endogenous
Fastest/1st to arrive/can move through solids&fluids/push&pul…
Feel after an earthquake/only move through solids/move rock p…
Building
Exogeneous
Reducing
Endogenous
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Chapter 9 The Water Planet Vocab
Water Cycle
Evaporation
Condensation
Precipitation
The process by which water moves above, across, and through E…
The process by which a liquid changes into a gas.
The process by which water vapor changes into liquid water.
Solid or liquid water that falls from the air to Earth.
Water Cycle
The process by which water moves above, across, and through E…
Evaporation
The process by which a liquid changes into a gas.
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Chapter 9- The Dynamic Planet
endogenic
exogenic
geologic time scale
absolute
internal processes that produce flows of heat and material fr…
involves external processes that set into motion air, water,…
summary timeline of all Earth history broken into eons, then…
timescale using radioactive decay of isotopes
endogenic
internal processes that produce flows of heat and material fr…
exogenic
involves external processes that set into motion air, water,…
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Planet Earth Chapter 9
a'a'
aerosols
active volcano
block
a lava flow with a rubbly surface
tiny solid particles or liquid droplets that remain suspended…
a volcano that has erupted within the past few centuries and…
a large, angular pyroclastic fragment consisting of volcanic…
a'a'
a lava flow with a rubbly surface
aerosols
tiny solid particles or liquid droplets that remain suspended…
Planet Earth Chapter 9
Percolation
soil-moisture zone
Gravitational Water
Zone of saturation
The slow passage of water through a porous substance
contains the volume of sub-surface water stored in the soil t…
Any water surplus that exists with the soil if the soil is sa…
Where the soil spaces are completely filled with water
Percolation
The slow passage of water through a porous substance
soil-moisture zone
contains the volume of sub-surface water stored in the soil t…
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Chapter 9: Terrestrial Planets and the Moon
surface of the moon
atmosphere of the moon
interior of the moon
magnetic filed of the moon
-highlands/terrae: account for more than 80% of the surface o…
-formed from:... -sputtering by micrometeorites and energetic p…
-moonquakes: shakings of the surface crust of the moon that h…
-used to have a magnetic field, so magnetic dynamo a long tim…
surface of the moon
-highlands/terrae: account for more than 80% of the surface o…
atmosphere of the moon
-formed from:... -sputtering by micrometeorites and energetic p…
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Chapter 9 Planet Earth
Lava Flows
Basaltic Lava Flows
Pahoehoe
A'a' (ah-ah)
Lava can be thin and runny or thick and sticky. Flow style de…
Mafiac lava- very hot, low silica, and low visocity... Often thi…
Hawaiian word describing basalt with a glassy, ropy texture.…
Hawaiian word describing basalt that solidifies with a jagged…
Lava Flows
Lava can be thin and runny or thick and sticky. Flow style de…
Basaltic Lava Flows
Mafiac lava- very hot, low silica, and low visocity... Often thi…
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Chapter 9: Jovian Planet Systems
Contraction
Zones
Belts
Great Red Spot
converts gravitational potential energy to thermal energy, so…
white bands that appear on Jupiter that represent regions of…
darker bands that appear on Jupiter that represent regions of…
is a giant storm on Jupiter, that is more than twice as wide…
Contraction
converts gravitational potential energy to thermal energy, so…
Zones
white bands that appear on Jupiter that represent regions of…
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Chapter 9 - The Water Planet
water cycle
evaporation
condensation
precipitation
The process by which water moves above, across, and through E…
The process by which liquid water changes into water vapor.
The process by which water vapor changes into liquid water.
Solid or liquid water that falls from the air to Earth. Ex. R…
water cycle
The process by which water moves above, across, and through E…
evaporation
The process by which liquid water changes into water vapor.
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Digital Planet Chapter 9
Active Server Pages (ASP)~
Application Server
Application Service Provider (ASP)~
Content-Management System (CMS)
Another common server-side programming language.
Stores applications and makes them available to client progra…
A company that manages and delivers application services on a…
Makes it possible to add/update text, images, and other conte…
Active Server Pages (ASP)~
Another common server-side programming language.
Application Server
Stores applications and makes them available to client progra…
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Chapter 9: My Family
Possessive particle
Family
This
Have/has
的... (de)
家... (jiā)
这... (zhè)
有... (yǒu)
Possessive particle
的... (de)
Family
家... (jiā)
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chapter 9: the water planet.
Water Cycle
Evaporation
Condensation
Precipitation
the process by which water moves above, across, and through E…
the process by which liquid water changes into water vapor.
the process by which water vapor changes into liquid water.
solid or liquid water that falls from the air to Earth.
Water Cycle
the process by which water moves above, across, and through E…
Evaporation
the process by which liquid water changes into water vapor.
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Digital Planet Chapter 9
Active Server Pages (ASP)~
Application Server
Application Service Provider (ASP)~
Content-Management System (CMS)
Another common server-side programming language.
Stores applications and makes them available to client progra…
A company that manages and delivers application services on a…
Makes it possible to add/update text, images, and other conte…
Active Server Pages (ASP)~
Another common server-side programming language.
Application Server
Stores applications and makes them available to client progra…
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Chapter 9 - The Water Planet
water cycle
evaporation
condensation
precipitation
The process by which water moves above, across, and through E…
The process by which liquid water changes into water vapor.
The process by which water vapor changes into liquid water.
Solid or liquid water that falls from the air to Earth. Ex. R…
water cycle
The process by which water moves above, across, and through E…
evaporation
The process by which liquid water changes into water vapor.
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Chapter 21 A Family of Planets
astronomical unit
solar system
light-minute
8.3 light-minutes
the average distance between the Earth and the sun; approxima…
includes the sun and everything that orbits it
the distance light travels in a minute; about 18,000,000 km
the time it takes for light from the sun to reach Earth; 1 AU
astronomical unit
the average distance between the Earth and the sun; approxima…
solar system
includes the sun and everything that orbits it
Planet Earth: Chapter 9
A'a'
aerosol
active volcano
block
A lava flow with a rubbly surface.
Tiny solid particles or liquid droplets that remain suspended…
A volcano that has erupted in the last few centuries and will…
Large, angular pyroclastic fragments consisting of volcanic r…
A'a'
A lava flow with a rubbly surface.
aerosol
Tiny solid particles or liquid droplets that remain suspended…
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Planets and other Objects in Space Chapter 9
axis
orbit
moon
phases
the imaginary line around which the earth spins as it rotates
the path of one object in space around another object
a natural body that revolves around a planet
the different shapes that earths moon seems to have
axis
the imaginary line around which the earth spins as it rotates
orbit
the path of one object in space around another object
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Chapter 9 - The Water Planet
water cycle
evaporation
condensation
precipitation
The process by which water moves above, across, and through E…
The process by which liquid water changes into water vapor.
The process by which water vapor changes into liquid water.
Solid or liquid water that falls from the air to Earth. Ex. R…
water cycle
The process by which water moves above, across, and through E…
evaporation
The process by which liquid water changes into water vapor.
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Chapter 9 - The Water Planet
water cycle
evaporation
condensation
precipitation
The process by which water moves above, across, and through E…
The process by which liquid water changes into water vapor.
The process by which water vapor changes into liquid water.
Solid or liquid water that falls from the air to Earth. Ex. R…
water cycle
The process by which water moves above, across, and through E…
evaporation
The process by which liquid water changes into water vapor.
43 terms
Chapter 9 - The Water Planet
water cycle
evaporation
condensation
precipitation
The process by which water moves above, across, and through E…
The process by which liquid water changes into water vapor.
The process by which water vapor changes into liquid water.
Solid or liquid water that falls from the air to Earth. Ex. R…
water cycle
The process by which water moves above, across, and through E…
evaporation
The process by which liquid water changes into water vapor.
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Chapter 9 planet earth
What are preexisting rocks?
What can alter protoliths?
Protoliths undergo a slow solid-state…
A minerals identity can change. T/F
Protoliths
Metamorphism
Texture and mineralogy
False
What are preexisting rocks?
Protoliths
What can alter protoliths?
Metamorphism
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Planets and other Objects in Space Chapter 9
axis
orbit
moon
phases
the imaginary line around which the earth spins as it rotates
the path of one object in space around another object
a natural body that revolves around a planet
the different shapes that earths moon seems to have
axis
the imaginary line around which the earth spins as it rotates
orbit
the path of one object in space around another object
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Chapter 21; Family of Planets
Moons
Luna
Mercury & Venus
True
Natural Satellites; bodies that revolve around larger bodies…
Earth's moon
Which two planets DO NOT have moons?
True or False: The moon has no atmosphere. (No weather to era…
Moons
Natural Satellites; bodies that revolve around larger bodies…
Luna
Earth's moon
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chapter 9 - planet
la contaminación
la especie
la naturaleza
destruir
contamination
species
nature
to destroy
la contaminación
contamination
la especie
species
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