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50 termscreated on December 10, 2016
Weather
El tiempo
Qué tiempo hace
Hace buen tiempo
Hace mal tiempo
Weather
What's the weather like
It is good weather
It is bad weather
El tiempo
Weather
Qué tiempo hace
What's the weather like
44 termscreated on December 10, 2016
Chapter 11: El Medio Ambiente
El Cambio Climático
La Contaminación
El Derrame de Petróleo
La Destrucción
Climate Change
Pollution
Oil Spill
Destruction
El Cambio Climático
Climate Change
La Contaminación
Pollution
21 termscreated on December 10, 2016
Apologia Physical Science Module 8
updraft
insulator
Bergeron process
collision - coalescence process
a current of rising air
a substance that does not conduct electricity very well
how rain is formed from cold clouds; depending on temperature…
how rain forms in warm clouds and become heavy enough to fall
updraft
a current of rising air
insulator
a substance that does not conduct electricity very well
62 termscreated on December 10, 2016
R10
Quoi de neuf?
Devine!
Qu'est-ce qui est arrivé?
Qu'est-ce qui s'est passé?
Whats new?
Guess
What happened?
What happened?
Quoi de neuf?
Whats new?
Devine!
Guess
44 termscreated on December 10, 2016
RMI 2302 - Final
The number of years between same-sized…
Frequency and magnitude of natural dis…
Which of the following is NOT a risk o…
Today, most developed countries have g…
Return Period
Inverse Relationship
Education
High, high, low, low
The number of years between same-sized…
Return Period
Frequency and magnitude of natural dis…
Inverse Relationship
58 termscreated on December 10, 2016
RMI 2302 Final Exam Review- NYCE
The number of years between same-sized…
Frequency and magnitude of natural dis…
Which is not a risk of "high concern"…
What are risks of "high concern" in th…
Return period
Inverse
Education
Food Crisis, Water Crisis, Political Instability
The number of years between same-sized…
Return period
Frequency and magnitude of natural dis…
Inverse
10 termscreated on December 10, 2016
RMI 2302 Module 12
Which of the following states would no…
What might make a country less resilie…
Because risk isn't evenly distributed,…
Which of the following is NOT a differ…
California
High risk location and low wealth
SIDS and LLDC
friendly press
Which of the following states would no…
California
What might make a country less resilie…
High risk location and low wealth
50 termscreated on December 10, 2016
RMI Modules 10-14
What depicts the combination of resour…
Each economy possesses resources and t…
GDP Measures which of the following? P…
To what does Chen attribute the high-r…
Production Possibility curve
True
Production
A number of spectacular financial failures from 1994 to 2008
What depicts the combination of resour…
Production Possibility curve
Each economy possesses resources and t…
True
64 termscreated on December 10, 2016
RMI module 12
Natural disaster
the difference between a natural disas…
Typhoon Haiyan (this weekend)
Earthquake/Tsunami in Japan
A natural disaster is a combination of the following factors:…
• Death toll... • Damage... • Effect on economy
Philippines 10K dead?
-2011... -19K+ killed, 330K buildings destroyed, nuclear meltdow…
Natural disaster
A natural disaster is a combination of the following factors:…
the difference between a natural disas…
• Death toll... • Damage... • Effect on economy
17 termscreated on December 10, 2016
RMI 2302 Module 12: Natural Disasters and the Human Population
What makes a disaster?
Difference in a natural disaster and a…
Typhoon Haiyan
Earthquake/Tsunami
• Fatalities, damage, economic effects
• Death toll, damage, effect on economy... • Not a clear definit…
-Philippines... -10k dead
• Japan 2011... • 19k killed, 330k buildings destroyed, nuclear…
What makes a disaster?
• Fatalities, damage, economic effects
Difference in a natural disaster and a…
• Death toll, damage, effect on economy... • Not a clear definit…
17 termscreated on December 10, 2016
RMI 2302 Module 12: Natural Disasters and the Human Population
What makes a disaster?
Difference in a natural disaster and a…
Typhoon Haiyan
Earthquake/Tsunami
• Fatalities, damage, economic effects
• Death toll, damage, effect on economy... • Not a clear definit…
-Philippines... -10k dead
• Japan 2011... • 19k killed, 330k buildings destroyed, nuclear…
What makes a disaster?
• Fatalities, damage, economic effects
Difference in a natural disaster and a…
• Death toll, damage, effect on economy... • Not a clear definit…
44 termscreated on December 10, 2016
RMI Exam 3 Review Questions
The number of years between same-sized…
Frequency and magnitude of natural dis…
Which of the following is NOT a risk o…
Today, most developed countries have g…
Return period
Inverse relationship
Education
High, high, low, low
The number of years between same-sized…
Return period
Frequency and magnitude of natural dis…
Inverse relationship
10 termscreated on December 10, 2016
RMI Chapter 12
Which of the following states would no…
Which of the following are examples of…
What can turn a natural hazard into a…
Which of the following is NOT a differ…
California
All of the above.... Building stronger buildings... Raising propert…
All of the above.... Fatalities... Natural disaster ... Damage
Friendly press
Which of the following states would no…
California
Which of the following are examples of…
All of the above.... Building stronger buildings... Raising propert…
38 termscreated on December 10, 2016
RMI Final
what makes a disaster
difference between natural disaster an…
Gregory van der Vink
human response to disasters
-fatalities, damage, economic effects
-death toll, damage, effect on economy... -not a clear definitio…
-80% of deaths from disasters in 15 countries... -China, Banglad…
-people tend to be altruistic in times of emergency... -creates…
what makes a disaster
-fatalities, damage, economic effects
difference between natural disaster an…
-death toll, damage, effect on economy... -not a clear definitio…
69 termscreated on December 10, 2016
World Geography Fall Final
Absolute Location
Relative Location
formal region
functional region
Allows you to pinpoint the exact location of any point of the…
Where something is located relative to another location (sout…
based on some common feature, cities, towns, mountain ranges
created by movement (also called nodal region), it links a lo…
Absolute Location
Allows you to pinpoint the exact location of any point of the…
Relative Location
Where something is located relative to another location (sout…
50 termscreated on December 10, 2016
World Geography Midterm Review
A ________ ________ shows basic/genera…
A ________ ________ shows specific inf…
T/F A globe is a more accurate model o…
T/F The globe has disadvantages over a…
general map
thematic map
True
True
A ________ ________ shows basic/genera…
general map
A ________ ________ shows specific inf…
thematic map
137 termscreated on December 10, 2016
RMI 2302 Final Exam Review Charles Nyce, Ph.D.
1.The number of years between same-siz…
2.Frequency and magnitude of natural d…
3. Which of the following is NOT a ris…
4. Today, most developed countries hav…
Return Period
Inverse relationship
Education
High, high, low, low
1.The number of years between same-siz…
Return Period
2.Frequency and magnitude of natural d…
Inverse relationship
30 termscreated on December 10, 2016
Seven Principles of Government
Popular Sovereignty
Republicanism
Separation of Powers
Limited Government
The power to govern comes from the people
The people elect representative to make laws and conduct gove…
Congress makes laws for the nation
The President and all other government officials mist obey th…
Popular Sovereignty
The power to govern comes from the people
Republicanism
The people elect representative to make laws and conduct gove…
66 termscreated on December 10, 2016
RMI 2302 Final Exam Review- NYCE
The number of years between same-sized…
Frequency and magnitude of natural dis…
Today, most developed countries have g…
The Hygo framework for Action 2005-201…
Return period
Inverse
High, high, low, low
Construct a committee to develop a higher quality early warni…
The number of years between same-sized…
Return period
Frequency and magnitude of natural dis…
Inverse
49 terms
created on December 10, 2016
Principle Hazards in the United States
Natural hazards
Technological hazards
Environmental hazards are commonly cla…
Environmental hazards
extreme events that originate in the natural environment
originate in human controlled processes (e.g., factories, war…
1. Natural hazards... 2. Technical hazards
Make up the majority of the hazards that concern emergency ma…
Natural hazards
extreme events that originate in the natural environment
Technological hazards
originate in human controlled processes (e.g., factories, war…
20 termscreated on December 10, 2016
Ch. 11 Atmospheric Science
What is a mesocyclone?
Can Doppler radar tell us a tornado is…
What is a derecho?
What is a microburst?
A rotating region within a cumulonimbus cloud where tornadoes…
No. Doppler radar can tell us where rotation may be occurring…
This is a straight line downburst.
A small but severe downburst, whose wind shear is capable of…
What is a mesocyclone?
A rotating region within a cumulonimbus cloud where tornadoes…
Can Doppler radar tell us a tornado is…
No. Doppler radar can tell us where rotation may be occurring…
45 termscreated on December 10, 2016
ECO 101 Final
Public Good
Private Good
Common Resource
Natural Mononopoly
A good non rival and non excludable in consumption, example t…
A good rival and excludable in consumption, an ice cream cone
a good rival in consumption but non excludable, fish in a lake
a monopoly that arises because of a single firm can supply a…
Public Good
A good non rival and non excludable in consumption, example t…
Private Good
A good rival and excludable in consumption, an ice cream cone
17 termscreated on December 10, 2016
7 Haddad Geo Ch4
contiguous
megalopolis
prairie
cordillera
joined together inside a common boundary
huge urban area made up of several large cities and nearby co…
rolling inland grassland region with fertile soil
region of parallel mountain chains
contiguous
joined together inside a common boundary
megalopolis
huge urban area made up of several large cities and nearby co…
74 termscreated on December 10, 2016
Chp. 1 & 2
Most new life insurance policies are p…
The insurance industry makes a substan…
Pooling risks is also known as:
Mortality is:
individuals through life insurance agents
our nations economy
loss-sharing
when you die
Most new life insurance policies are p…
individuals through life insurance agents
The insurance industry makes a substan…
our nations economy
11 termscreated on December 10, 2016
Geography climate
7 effects on climate
climate
landforms
physical characteristics
mountain ranges, large bodies of water, elevation, latitude,…
the average weather of a region
the formations of land
the landforms and climate of a location
7 effects on climate
mountain ranges, large bodies of water, elevation, latitude,…
climate
the average weather of a region
72 termscreated on December 10, 2016
curie Spanish
burrito
embargo
chimichanga
gazpacho
...
...
...
...
burrito
...
embargo
...
8 termscreated on December 10, 2016
Precipitation
Precipitation
Rain
Lightning
Shelf cloud
Water ice from clouds and fall on surface
Cool air parcel past saturation due to uplift... 2 Processes... 1)…
If downdraft = updraft... release of LH form updraft ... rain fall…
downdraft of a thunderstorm
Precipitation
Water ice from clouds and fall on surface
Rain
Cool air parcel past saturation due to uplift... 2 Processes... 1)…
15 termscreated on December 10, 2016
Weather
weather
humidity
relative humidity
dew point
refers to the state of the atmosphere at a specific time and…
the amount of water vapor present in the air
is a measure of the amount of water vapor present in the air…
changes with the amount of water vapor in the air
weather
refers to the state of the atmosphere at a specific time and…
humidity
the amount of water vapor present in the air
44 termscreated on December 10, 2016
El medio ambiente
el cambio climático
la contaminación
el derrame de pretróleo
la destrucción
climate change
pollution
oil spill
destruction
el cambio climático
climate change
la contaminación
pollution
23 termscreated on December 10, 2016
ATMO Final
What is a Colorado Low?
What kind of weather does a Colorado L…
Alberta Clipper
Northeaster
Mid-latitude cyclone that forms on the eastern side of the Ro…
Severe storm outbreaks... ◦ Blizzards... ◦ Flooding
Forms on the eastern side of the Rockies in Alberta, Canada t…
Late autumn/winter months... ◦ Forms in Cape Hatteras, North Car…
What is a Colorado Low?
Mid-latitude cyclone that forms on the eastern side of the Ro…
What kind of weather does a Colorado L…
Severe storm outbreaks... ◦ Blizzards... ◦ Flooding
15 termscreated on December 10, 2016
World Geo Final
Which direction does longitude run?
What is the name given to plants that…
What do we call the area where freshwa…
knowing someone's address, means you k…
north to south
groundhuggers
estuary
absolute location
Which direction does longitude run?
north to south
What is the name given to plants that…
groundhuggers
21 termscreated on December 10, 2016
wellness exam 2016
first aid
good samaritan laws
universal precautions
chain of survival
Immediate, temporary care given to an ill or injured person u…
Statutes that protect rescuers from being sued for giving eme…
Steps taken to prevent the spread of disease through blood an…
A sequence of actions that maximize the victim's chances of s…
first aid
Immediate, temporary care given to an ill or injured person u…
good samaritan laws
Statutes that protect rescuers from being sued for giving eme…
39 termscreated on December 10, 2016
World Geography Mid Term - Unit 2 : Physical Geography of the Earth
archipelago
atmosphere
biosphere
climate
...
air
life
weather of a particular area
archipelago
...
atmosphere
air
7 termscreated on December 10, 2016
Hatchet Chapters 10-epilogue
Butts him into the lake
His Hatchet, and himself
He makes a raft out of wood and then p…
He smacks the glass with his Hatchet
What does the Moose do to Brian?
What does Brian have after the tornado passes through?
How does Brian reach the wreckage of the plane?
How does he get into the wreckage?
Butts him into the lake
What does the Moose do to Brian?
His Hatchet, and himself
What does Brian have after the tornado passes through?
16 termscreated on December 10, 2016
Complex Care - Disaster Preparedness
Disaster
Mass casualty incident
Casualty
Multiple casualty incident
When the destructive effects of natural or man made forces ov…
When an event quantitatively or qualitatively exceeds the abi…
A person who is ill, injured, missing, or killed as the resul…
Greater than 2 but not more than 100 injuries. This may put a…
Disaster
When the destructive effects of natural or man made forces ov…
Mass casualty incident
When an event quantitatively or qualitatively exceeds the abi…
37 termscreated on December 10, 2016
History mid term
All the worlds landmass was connected…
What is the French word for "big cliff"
Where was the oldest exposed rock loca…
What is the study of how earth was made
Pangaea
Grand ecore
Caddo Lake
Geology
All the worlds landmass was connected…
Pangaea
What is the French word for "big cliff"
Grand ecore
14 termscreated on December 10, 2016
Archetypes and Epic Hero Cycle
situational, abstract symbols, charact…
journey, loss of innocence, dark woods…
light/dark, water/fire, seasons
hero, princess, mentor, loyal sidekick
types of archetypes
types of situational archetypes
types of abstract symbols
types of character archetypes
situational, abstract symbols, charact…
types of archetypes
journey, loss of innocence, dark woods…
types of situational archetypes
16 termscreated on December 10, 2016
El Medioambiente
la naturaleza
naturalmente
la preservación
preservar
nature
naturally
reserve
to prepare
la naturaleza
nature
naturalmente
naturally
11 termscreated on December 10, 2016
1211
thaw
timber
tolerant
tornado
融化
木材
宽容的tor
飓风
thaw
融化
timber
木材
11 termscreated on December 10, 2016
1211
tornado
toxic
tournament
timber
龙卷风
有毒的
比赛
木材
tornado
龙卷风
toxic
有毒的
91 termscreated on December 10, 2016
APMC vocab
tropes
pathetic fallacy
animism
litotes
involve alterations in the usual meanings of words or phrases
attributing human qualities to a force of nature ... ex: the to…
attributing animal qualities that are not uniquely human to i…
opposite of hyperbole, it intensifies an idea by an understat…
tropes
involve alterations in the usual meanings of words or phrases
pathetic fallacy
attributing human qualities to a force of nature ... ex: the to…
33 termscreated on December 10, 2016
Ecisd 7th grade science fall final SBA review
Define pioneer species and climax comm…
How and why is the soil in a rainfores…
How does a change in habitat reduce bi…
What are some adaptations plants made…
Pioneer species: first organisms to live in an area ... Climax c…
It has nutrients
The change makes animals go extinct which lowers biodiversity
Plants adapt to deserts by storing water in their leaves and…
Define pioneer species and climax comm…
Pioneer species: first organisms to live in an area ... Climax c…
How and why is the soil in a rainfores…
It has nutrients
25 termscreated on December 10, 2016
World Geography Exam Review 4
What are materials on or in the earth…
Describe each type of Natural Resources:
Describe the concept of infrastructure…
Where do Canada and the United States…
NATURAL RESOURCES
Renewable- resources that can be replaced through natural pro…
ALL THE THINGS THAT WORK TOGETHER TO MAKE OUR SOCIETY WORK
a. Canada- 2 ... b. United States- 3
What are materials on or in the earth…
NATURAL RESOURCES
Describe each type of Natural Resources:
Renewable- resources that can be replaced through natural pro…
24 termscreated on December 10, 2016
Natural Disastur final exam
The place on Earth with the greatest t…
The fastest sustained wind speeds in a…
Very nearly all tropical cyclones are…
A mature thunderstorm cloud is called…
The Intertropical Convergence Zone.
Along the eyewall of the tropical cyclone.
Alternating women's and men's first names common in that part…
Cumulonimbus.
The place on Earth with the greatest t…
The Intertropical Convergence Zone.
The fastest sustained wind speeds in a…
Along the eyewall of the tropical cyclone.
50 termscreated on December 10, 2016
ATMO Final
Colorado Low
Alberta Clipper
Three types of thunderstorms
Severe thunderstorms
-Severe storm outbreaks... -Blizzards... -Flooding
Minimal snowfall
-Single cell... -Multi-cell... -Supercell
Typically contain large hail (>1 inch), damaging winds, torna…
Colorado Low
-Severe storm outbreaks... -Blizzards... -Flooding
Alberta Clipper
Minimal snowfall
12 termscreated on December 10, 2016
2a Vocabulary Words
mielenkintoinen
pyörremyrsky
innostunut
tyytyväinen
interesting
tornado
excited
satisfied
mielenkintoinen
interesting
pyörremyrsky
tornado
37 termscreated on December 10, 2016
Earth and space final
Where O2 in the atmosphere came from
Part of atmosphere that absorbs danger…
Albedo
Water and heat transfer/ latent heat
Prehistoric organisms doing photosynthesis
Thermosphere
% solar radiation reflected by earth's surface back into the…
Because water exists in all three states constant changes in…
Where O2 in the atmosphere came from
Prehistoric organisms doing photosynthesis
Part of atmosphere that absorbs danger…
Thermosphere
20 termscreated on December 10, 2016
Science A Closer Look Grade 4, Chapter 5 Vocabulary Study Guide
Examples of Landforms
Trench
Crust
Inner Core
Mountains, plains, plateaus, valleys
Underwater feature similar to a canyon
Outermost layer of Earth
Solid material at the center of Earth
Examples of Landforms
Mountains, plains, plateaus, valleys
Trench
Underwater feature similar to a canyon
44 termscreated on December 10, 2016
OConnell WC Final First Semester
These divide the earth into two equal…
An imaginary line that divides the eas…
An imaginary line that divides the nor…
This map shows physical features such…
Define Hemisphere
Define prime meridian
Define equator
Define physical map
These divide the earth into two equal…
Define Hemisphere
An imaginary line that divides the eas…
Define prime meridian
24 termscreated on December 10, 2016
ARTH Final
O'Keeffe... Music Pink and Blue ... 1919
O'Keeffe... Black Iris... 1926
Hopper... Automat... 1927
Tanner... Banjo Lesson... 1893
O'Keeffe... Music Pink and Blue ... 1919
O'Keeffe... Black Iris... 1926
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